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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This guesthouse offers everything you need for a pleasurable stay in Somerset West. Breakfast is very good and staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are well sized, and some rooms have a spectacular view.

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

No need to look further!! What an amazing stay! Breakfast superb. The rooms are perfect with an amazing view. The rooms were clean and big. The hosts are helpful. This will be my place to stay in Somerset West / Stellenbosch from now on. One of the best places I have ever stayed at!!!

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Excellent room with good view and very quiet, large terrace. Violaine and her Family were awesome Hosts. We stayed for 4 nights and would have loved to have stayed longer. Breakfasts were great and staff were always friendly and willing to assist with anything, and the Fruit Salad were amazing! Close proximity to beach, wineries and a Restaurant in walking...

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Thank PeterT19512015
Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Gardens very Tranquil, Awesome room and all the Little extras Including Gowns and Views to die for! Violaine and her Family are awesome Hosts. Great Parking and Breakfast was awesome! The Fruit Salad was to die for! Thanks for an awesome night

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Excellent room with good view and very quiet, large terrace. We stayed for 4 nights and could have stayed 4 month! Best breakfast ever... all I needed (maybe Cappuccino for breakfast as free option?) Safe parking, but all safe around there anyhow. Only 10 minutes to the beach, to wineries and a very good Restaurant in walking distance. We will...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

After turning up to a guesthouse we had booked only to find the room VERY small, hot and tired we searched around for somewhere else and found Somerset Hill. What a relief as this place was really lovely - fresh, clean and even though we had the smallest room is was plenty big enough particularly as the wardrobe space was...

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Thank moiSouthampton
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I was lucky enough to win a free night's stay at Somerset Hill Guesthouse and used it as a treat over my birthday weekend. I stayed in one of the smaller rooms, called the Jacaranda, in the lower house. Yes, there are 2 houses on this property!!! I was met by Violaine, who made me feel right at home immediately....

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Thank Talitha T
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This year we have again stayed at Somerset Hill Guest House for several weeks. An excellent place to stay from where many many trips can be made to the Cape Winelands, Cape Town, the coast etc. etc. The guesthouse is ideally situated on a hill and offers a great view over the valley, the mountains and the ocean. Violaine and...

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italy
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We stayed here for one night in Febr 2013 as a stop-off . The guest house is owned and run by a wonderful family who welcomed us very warmly on arrival. The rooms were spotlessly clean and warm. The linen, towels and toiletries were of a very high quality and the beds were very comfortable. The bathrooms were immaculately clean...

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Reviewed 16 December 2012

This is the best B&B we have stayed in so far, and we have travelled extensively in this region. the rooms are gorgeous, and have every facility you need. The furniture throughout is beautiful, comfortable and stylish. the gardens are lovely, and the two pools are a lovely temperature to swim in. The breakfasts are plentiful and delicious, and there...

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Additional Information about Somerset Hill Guesthouse

Address: 32 Louis Botha Ave | Monte Sereno, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: RM478 - RM549 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset Hill Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Excellent views from higher rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PeterT19512015, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The sea View Room was awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgeD190, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
“best view upstairs, but a bit cooler downstairs and a shared terrace”
 of 5 bubbles TomHansenHansen, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We turned up out of the blue and were given the last available room but there are some with lovely sea views I believe”
 of 5 bubbles moiSouthampton, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to get one of the upper floor rooms, giving breathtaking views”
 of 5 bubbles RobertK75, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
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