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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I have just spent a week at Blaauwheim as part of a 3 week holiday in South Africa. What a gem!!! The guest house is really well appointed. We had the double bedroom which was very comfortable and had a lovely en suite with a very good shower ( and a bath!). There was a pretty courtyard...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been staying with Johan and Jo-Anne for a number of years now and have just returned from our latest trip. This is a shining jewel in the SA crown of guest houses. From the moment we arrive to the sad moment when we leave we are looked after exceptionally well and enjoy superb accommodation, fantastic food and wonderful...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friends Thank you for this lovely review and for staying at Blaauwheim once again. Thanks too for the eloquent compliments! We love to have you at Blaauwheim and enjoy your company tremendously. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back - so indeed - see you next year DV. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a business trip on which I felt more like being on holiday given the usual warm reception and luxurious standard of accommodation and service I once again experienced at Blaauwheim from hosts Jo-Ann and Johan. Attention to every detail where nothing is overlooked save for the beautiful garden makes for a truly exceptional stay ! The hosts...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Noel By now it feels as if you are that Irish relative we wish would stay longer when visiting Blaauwheim! Thank you so much for the kind words in your review. We are also already looking forward to your next trip - but bring the family. Best wishes Johan and Jo-Anne

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

When one looks for 5 star accommodation one more often finds that the property does not tick all the boxes of a truly luxury accommodation. Well Blaauwheim certainly ticks all the boxes and what a relief it was to arrive to such a warm welcome from the most hospitable of hosts, Johanne and Jo-Ann and see the suite assigned to...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Tripper032 It was a pleasure and a privilege to have hosted you and your son at Blaauwheim. We do not often get the opportunity to compare notes with such a stalwart of the travel industry. Thank you for this comprehensive review and al the lovely conversations and sharing around the breakfast table. You have reiterated what the locals always...

Gunnison, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This year was a good as last year, and that is saying a great deal. This is a wonderful place to stay and Jo-Ann and Johan are such lovely people. We highly recommend Blaauwheim for the rooms, the ambience, the hosts and the breakfasts!!!

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Paul Your arrival was anticipated with lots of excitement and we were not disappointed! Such laughter and mirth around the breakfast table make for wonderful memories. Thanks again for a review that says it all in a few words. We hope that the weather has improved in Colorado. Best of luck with all your endeavours and the studies. Best...

Gallipoli, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recommend this guest house for its excellence in every area: safe, secluded, luxurious, spacious with beautiful views of the gardens, and a pool. The hosts provide personal attention and friendly service. They serve wonderful breakfasts to order and recommendations for your every need. They are happy to make bookings at your favourite restaurants and direct you to local attractions....

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Happyvisitor The happiness of our guests is paramount to us being happy and that ultimately sets the tone at Blaauwheim. It gives us great pleasure to read a review like yours and to feel the gratitude and appreciation - thank you! Thank you too for having everybody in stitches with all your stories and anecdotes. I even have a...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed 3 days at this beautiful house with warmly welcome by Johan and Jo-Anne. Also a little pretty dog gave us some pleasure to be there. The house stands at quiet residential and rooms are spacious with all equipment necessary, so that we could be relaxed and enjoyed. The breakfast at terrace was great, not for only taste but...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hirokazu It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your firs visit to the Cape so much. It is also wonderful to see how different cultures come together harmoniously at Blaauwheim and to hear the wonderful exchange of information around the breakfast table. Thank you for this review and the appreciation you have for what we do at...

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay at Blaauwheim! Excellent location in a beautiful area! Room and property maintained to a very high standard with excellent attention to detail. Personal touch service from Johan and Jo Anne unbeatable. Looking forward very much to returning in the future. Conor and Natalia

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Conor Two words come to mind when I think of you: kind and considerate. Those are wonderful attributes to have, young man, and have cemented memories of you in the annals of Blaauwheim. We love your review, loved to have you and your lovely Natalia here and will most certainly love to host you for that return trip to...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

What an awesome time we had at Blaauheim guest house! The house is beautiful with a warm welcoming atmosphere. The rooms are very neat and well equipped to meet all your needs. We absolutely loved it there! Definately deserve the 5 star rating!! The hosts Johan and Jo-Anne were the best! They were so friendly and helpful. The breakfast, prepared...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Marieta Thanks you for these wonderful words. We realize every day how wonderful it is to own a property and run a guest house like Blaauwheim. Our annual grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa was done again on Friday 06 January and I am proud to say all five of those stars are here to stay!...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had 3 lovely nights with Jo-Anne and Johan (and adorable little dog, Rafiki) between Christmas and New Year. The location was very convenient to visiting the winelands and False Bay Area of Cape Town. The room was more like a small apartment - with small kitchenette (with dishwasher and full fridge) in the spacious living/dining area, plus a separate...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear ExpatTravelholic I just love your screen name because it sums you up so perfectly! You have seen the world and lived in several countries and yet you review us so highly. It is much appreciated. Do bring the girls next time but Liquorice will have to do with a high paw from fellow Miniature Schnauzer Rafiki, CEO (canine executive...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blaauwheim Guesthouse is a luxurious upmarket 5 Star Guest House offering bed & breafast accommodation in Somerset West near Cape Town, South Africa. Nestled at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain in the Cape Winelands, Somerset West is a tranquil and up market suburb in Cape Town East, only 20 minutes from Cape Town International and a 40 minutes from Cape Town centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blaauwheim Guest House

Address: 22 Bakkerskloof Road | Jonkershoogte, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: RM619 - RM889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blaauwheim Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are three suites, the two in the house are larger with balconies; our favourite is Shiraz, because it has a large private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles CLRB854, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upper suite offers a view of the mountains and the others overlook the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Tripper032, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms and suites are lovely and private.”
 of 5 bubbles Happyvisitor884, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“not applicable”
 of 5 bubbles misseyles2016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are private and beauitful”
 of 5 bubbles edb606, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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