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Albourne Boutique Guest House - Somerset West - Building
1
9,5 Excellent (379 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Cape Town, Albourne Boutique Guest House is in the suburbs, within a 5-minute drive of Erinvale Golf Club and Helderberg Nature Reserve. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Our party took two rooms. Audrey received us, was pleasant and attentive and provided an upgrade to both rooms. We were pleasantly surprised. Breakfast was excellent, hot food with a selection from a comprehensive cold buffet followed by a choice of coffee. We had a great latte and cappuccino. Shady outdoor and indoor tables available, lovely setting. On departure day we were offered use of the facilities until we needed to depart later in the afternoon. We will definitely return and I would strongly recommend Albourne Guesthouse.
Cons: Shower drain blocked but was quickly attended to.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We came now for the second time to Albourne Guesthouse and we were very satisfied again. A very nice place, very friendly owners and staff. A place we like to come back any time again.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Convenient to reach, especially from venue where we had a function
Cons: Incorrect information provided by staff member regarding key for late access door.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We received a great welcome and were shown the facilities in the rooms. A lot of effort was made to prepare the Breakfast extra early for us, as we were cycling in the W2W event. Will definitely make use of this guesthouse again.
Cons: Nothing comes to mind.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great breakfast spread, with many choices! Friendly and helpful staff. I got upgraded and it was an awesome suite. Really nice coffee machine. bathroom and shower looked newly renovated and modern and clean. the room was clean and had comfortable louge and a large TV.
Cons: Wifi had a weak signal and could not connect.
Khashamongo Guesthouse - Somerset West - Pool
2
9,8 Excellent (50 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Khashamongo Guesthouse in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Cheetah Outreach and Strand Golf Club. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Love the friendliness of owner and staff.Felt like home away from home.
Cons: Nothing that I can think of
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast.
7,9 Good
Pros: The pool :) even my bedroom was very nice and clean. Thanks for the excellent you have done. Breakfast was superb
Cons: Nothing
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect. The room is vast, quiet and confortable. In a cosy garden with pool and sauna. Tino and his wife are very welcoming. Good breakfast. I strongly recommand this place close to the Strand beach and Easy access to Cape Town.
Cons: You definately need a car to visit around as the accommodation is not in Town.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The owner was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our stay tremendously. Wil go there again!
5,8 Okay
Pros: Friendly host, and sumptuous breakfast
Cons: No South African dstv bouquet, no aircon
Bay View Somerset West - Somerset West - Outdoor view
3
9,5 Excellent (64 reviews)
R1 032+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bay View Somerset West in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Helderberg. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was so comfortable i didn't want to get up in the morning, and that's saying a lot as i have back issues and can't usually lie in bed for long.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Neat and clean
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly Owners, Very Welcoming, Warm Hearted, Always Willing to help, Service was Excellent, Property well maintained by the Owner
Helderberg Forest Lodge - Somerset West - Bedroom
4
9,2 Excellent (141 reviews)
Overview
Located in Cape Town, Helderberg Forest Lodge is a 1-minute drive from Helderberg and 6 minutes from Helderberg Nature Reserve. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and a library. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
Somer Place B&B - Somerset West - Building
5
9,3 Excellent (61 reviews)
R1 119+
Overview Reviews
Somer Place B&B is situated in the tranquil suburbs of Somerset West, at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain near Cape Town and only 5 minutes from False Bay's Golden Mile. Somer Place offers a relaxed, home-away-from-home environment, where guests can enjoy breakfast indoors or out by the pool. Rooms are spacious with verandas that directly lead to the pool or private gardens. Guests can enjoy a massage or make use of the property's barbecue facilities with family and friends. From Somer Place, guests can reach Cape Town in 30 minutes, and the Winelands in 5 minutes. The Whale Route and Garden Route starts literally from the doorstep.
9,0 Excellent
Pros: The facilities and the clean place
Cons: Nothing
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The property is situated in an easy to find location. Love the green garden and how clean the property and pool was kept. Stay was relaxing and peaceful. Friendly host and staff. Definitely will recommend.
10,0 Excellent
Cons: Nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The green was all over , the place was well managed. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was tasty as well . We will definitely go back to stay there .
Cons: The place is very clean , the staff is friendly. Feel like you stay at home .
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Host went out of their way to provide breakfast when I notified them that I had to leave before breakfast was to be served.
Cons: Nothing
10,0 Excellent
Cons: I would have better wifi connectivity for businessmen - I struggled with it in my room
The Country Guesthouse - Somerset West - Outdoor view
6
9,0 Excellent (463 reviews)
R1 540+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Country Guesthouse in Stellenbosch, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Stellenbosch University. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Quiet beautiful. Amazing breakfast.
Cons: Rooms can be a little hot.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and very helpful staff
Cons: No windows in the room .This is a big problem because when we come back next year we will only take a room with windows
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice cottages in the middle of vineyards. Very quiet and well equipped. Beautiful breakfast are under old trees. And most important: very nice and friendly personnel.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very beautiful place, perfect location to visit the wine estates in this area. Nice room, very comfortable bed and extremely kind people. Relaxing garden and pool area. The restaurant connected to the guest house is great!
Cons: Actually everything was perfect, nothing to complain.
3,0 Mediocre
Pros: The breakfast was good. But some of the breakfast tables were next to an open toilet door.
Cons: The place has a lot of potential but was completely worn out. It needs a total renovation.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff, spacious on site cottage. Incredible value for money. The location meant eating at the on site restaurant called 96 winery road so we ate there and had one of the best meals ever.
Cons: Location meant eating at the on site restaurant called 96 winery road so we ate there and had one of the best meals ever.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Try it , it's great value for money and did wonders for my relationship
Cons: Try it , it's great value for money and did wonders for my relationship
Lourens River Guesthouse B&B - Somerset West - Pool
7
9,5 Excellent (33 reviews)
R1 119+
Overview Reviews
Located in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), Lourens River Guesthouse is within a 5-minute drive of Cheetah Outreach and Strand Golf Club. Featured amenities include laundry facilities and a library. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
7,5 Good
Pros: comfy
Cons: no breakfast despite being told it was with breakfast
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything...
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The friendliness of the owners. A totally good experience!
Cons: Nothing, except the TV programme choice
9,2 Excellent
Pros: I was received as if it was home. Really nice people, friendly and interesting
Cons: Nothing
At Winkfield House - Somerset West - Building
8
9,6 Excellent (25 reviews)
R1 584+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at At Winkfield House in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Helderberg and Cheetah Outreach. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: best breakfast in South Africa, friendly and cooperative hosts Katharina and Robert! Guesthouse has the best location to explore Cape Town AND the Cape Town region
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast could not have been better hospitality shown was first class Room had a beautiful view Location central to all activities Information covered most things you only had to ask Robert and he would explain.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly welcome and good location, with easy access to the local shopping mall and the the roads to Stellenbosch, Cape Town and Hermanus. This is a very nice property - my room was spacious and well-equipped. Beautifully clean. Good breakfast, but the same every day. Secure gated parking.
Alphabed B&b - Somerset West - Pool
9
9,6 Excellent (19 reviews)
R1 221+
Overview Reviews
A stay at AlphaBed B&B places you in the heart of Cape Town, a 4-minute drive from Erinvale Golf Club and 6 minutes from Helderberg Nature Reserve. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Stylish, modern and comfortable. Own entrance. Lovely garden and peaceful atmosphere. Friendly and helpful hosts. Centrally located for our trip, and close to all amenities.
Cons: Nothing. Maybe an air con in the room would be nice...
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Unit have everything that I needed and was very comfortable and clean. I found Jurg and Constance to be wonderful and friendly hosts
Cons: No plug for the bath but this may have had something to do with the water restrictions so really not an issue for me
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Excellent Breakfast, Great Room, Quiet Location, Very Friendly Host
Somerset Villa Guesthouse - Somerset West - Pool
10
8,5 Excellent (193 reviews)
R1 061+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Somerset Villa Guesthouse in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Stellenbosch University. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the service and the beauty of the place.
Cons: Nothing really. All good.
6,7 Good
Pros: Friendly staff and the room was clean. Enough parking on the property.
Cons: No air conditioning in the room (on a 35 deg day) which made it most unpleasant. Might be a very cold stay in winter for the same reason. The driveway gate stood open when I left at 5am the next morning, so they might want to revise after hours access to their property.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely!
Cons: Enjoyed all of it
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything, from George helping us with luggage on our arrival, relaxed atmosphere, some if our party were children, we felt they were safe even if they wandered, very friendly staff always willing to help, super comfortable beds, personally didn't have breakfast, but it looked good and those that had it said it was very good, all in all I think a lovely place to stay.
Cons: Didn't find anything we didn't like
a'Vue Guesthouse - Somerset West - Pool
11
8,4 Excellent (123 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at a'Vue Guesthouse in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Helderberg. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
9,2 Excellent
Pros: We had the upper room with direct access to the terrace (forgot the name) which offered nice views - day and night. Michaela was a great host and always had a nice suggestion on what to do.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Everything we needed , in relation to what we paid . Welcoming and accommodating host and staff . Clean , quiet , decent breakfast . Enough towels , cutlery , crockery etc .
Cons: Nothing really . TV wiring could be neatly hidden away instead it was hanging and a bit of an eye sore.Yes I’m OCD when it comes to cables and wires . We would have loved to sit on the deck in the evening but it was extremely windy . No fault of anyone .
7,0 Good
Pros: Quiet. Separate entrance
Cons: Too little coffee in the room.
8,0 Excellent
Cons: They did not offer or notify me of breakfast or dinner
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Great location, good views, spacious room with king bed and big shower and bath
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly host at the guest house. Made us feel very welcome
Willowbrook Country House - Somerset West - Bedroom
12
8,5 Excellent (41 reviews)
R2 049+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Willowbrook Country House in Cape Town, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Erinvale Golf Club and Helderberg Nature Reserve. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.
5,0 Okay
Pros: All facilities are available
Cons: The ambiance
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast exellent, comfy beds very clean, peacefull and quiet. Appreciated the fresh milk in fridge.
Cons: Would of liked a nespresso cappuccino machine,Have to pay attention to housekeeping, no extra toilet paper.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was excellent, with hot and cold options.
Cons: The TV array was cloudy. When booking we phoned a few times, but the phone was seldom answered.
Helderview Hotel And Suites - Somerset West - Bedroom
13
9,6 Excellent (5 reviews)
R3 386+
Overview Reviews
Housed in a grand, colonial-style, lovingly restored building, and set within a park-like estate of 6650 square metres, Helderview Homestead offers suites of the highest luxury, overlooking False Bay. The suites blend classic style with slick details and modern comforts throughout, including spacious living areas and hi-tech equipment. They also have full advantage of a generously laid-out, seawater swimming pool, a gym and a small conference room. Take in the panoramic views from the terrace, wander around the beautifully landscaped gardens or explore some of the endless attractions of nearby Cape Town and its surrounds. Helderview Homestead Suites is located in a quiet residential area of Somerset West, underneath the imposing Helderberg mountain.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: The peacefulness, hostess was hands on for everything I needed.
Cons: No elevator as its a beautiful old villa, airport transport was arranged but for additional cost
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Superb views. Extremely convenient location. Great ambiance. Friendly staff.
Cons: To be REALLY picky, the bedroom pillows were a little uncomfortable, but that’s about it.Ideal location to
8,0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff, ecellent location with a magnificient view, the hotel accessibility is very good, also the self catering facility in room is very good. I would rate this hotel between 9 and 10 (on a scale 0-10).
Cons: If I had one complaint, it would be that the oven/ furnace was not working.
Penny Lane Lodge - Somerset West - Bedroom
14
8,1 Excellent (31 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Penny Lane Lodge in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Helderberg. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
5,0 Okay
Cons: 1st night was perfect, on 2nd night I noticed a fly or two, on the remaining nights I noticed Flies in my room last night I was moved to a different room and that smelled of solvent or paint or something, turns out it had been fumigated, even the towels smelled of it, battled to sleep Had to ask for towel as room appeared not to have been serviced and bed not made - my room was only cleaned once during my stay - I give the owners credit for trying and responding quickly but I think more could have been done - internet also was also only working the final night of stay
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Friendly hosts with great pool to relax by during the day. Good location.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Unfortunately my booking did not include meals
Cons: The in-room entertainment (TV ) can be improved.
4,6 Okay
Cons: Unfortunately the photos on Bookings.com are quite old. Penny Lane is looking very tired and is in desperate need of some TLC. The unit we stayed in was very dusty and grimy and crying for a good clean. There are a few very simple things that could be done to improve the place, some simple maintenance.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: I loved how at home I felt at this lodge and how friendly the staff and owners were. Tranquil. Total peace!! I will definitely encourage others to book a weekend away if you just want to escape your reality for just a weekend. A penny well spent.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location and easy to reach from the airport. Good facilities.
5,8 Okay
Pros: Transport service
Cons: Bathroom in cottage doesn't function properly.. water blocks
Hacienda Monte Sol - Somerset West - Building
15
9,4 Excellent (5 reviews)
R1 235+
Overview
Hacienda Monte Sol is situated in Somerset West at the foot of the Helderberg Mountains offering views of False Bay. It features free WiFi in all areas, a heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub. All units are individually decorated and have a private entrance. Each unit is equipped with a living room, kitchen or kitchenette and a TV. Guests can prepare meals in the privacy of their fully equipped self-catering unit. A number of restaurants serving a variety of cuisines can be found within 5 km. Guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool and relax on the sun terrace which is surrounded with sun loungers. Nearby activities include hiking, wine tastings and golf. Erinvale Golf Estate is a 10-minute drive away, Stellenbosch is within 18 km and the Cape Town International Airport is 30 km from the property.
De Molen Guest House - Somerset West - Building
16
7,5 Good (87 reviews)
Overview
Located in Cape Town, De Molen Guest House is in the mountains, a 1-minute drive from Helderberg and 7 minutes from Helderberg Nature Reserve. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
Overview
Located in Cape Town, Villa Bellevue Guesthouse is a 4-minute drive from Helderberg and 6 minutes from Erinvale Golf Club. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.

Best rooms in Somerset West

Albourne Boutique Guest House - Somerset West - Building
1
9,5 Excellent (379 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Cape Town, Albourne Boutique Guest House is in the suburbs, within a 5-minute drive of Erinvale Golf Club and Helderberg Nature Reserve. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Our party took two rooms. Audrey received us, was pleasant and attentive and provided an upgrade to both rooms. We were pleasantly surprised. Breakfast was excellent, hot food with a selection from a comprehensive cold buffet followed by a choice of coffee. We had a great latte and cappuccino. Shady outdoor and indoor tables available, lovely setting. On departure day we were offered use of the facilities until we needed to depart later in the afternoon. We will definitely return and I would strongly recommend Albourne Guesthouse.
Cons: Shower drain blocked but was quickly attended to.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We came now for the second time to Albourne Guesthouse and we were very satisfied again. A very nice place, very friendly owners and staff. A place we like to come back any time again.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Convenient to reach, especially from venue where we had a function
Cons: Incorrect information provided by staff member regarding key for late access door.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We received a great welcome and were shown the facilities in the rooms. A lot of effort was made to prepare the Breakfast extra early for us, as we were cycling in the W2W event. Will definitely make use of this guesthouse again.
Cons: Nothing comes to mind.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great breakfast spread, with many choices! Friendly and helpful staff. I got upgraded and it was an awesome suite. Really nice coffee machine. bathroom and shower looked newly renovated and modern and clean. the room was clean and had comfortable louge and a large TV.
Cons: Wifi had a weak signal and could not connect.
The Country Guesthouse - Somerset West - Outdoor view
2
9,0 Excellent (463 reviews)
R1 540+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Country Guesthouse in Stellenbosch, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Stellenbosch University. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Quiet beautiful. Amazing breakfast.
Cons: Rooms can be a little hot.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and very helpful staff
Cons: No windows in the room .This is a big problem because when we come back next year we will only take a room with windows
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice cottages in the middle of vineyards. Very quiet and well equipped. Beautiful breakfast are under old trees. And most important: very nice and friendly personnel.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very beautiful place, perfect location to visit the wine estates in this area. Nice room, very comfortable bed and extremely kind people. Relaxing garden and pool area. The restaurant connected to the guest house is great!
Cons: Actually everything was perfect, nothing to complain.
3,0 Mediocre
Pros: The breakfast was good. But some of the breakfast tables were next to an open toilet door.
Cons: The place has a lot of potential but was completely worn out. It needs a total renovation.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff, spacious on site cottage. Incredible value for money. The location meant eating at the on site restaurant called 96 winery road so we ate there and had one of the best meals ever.
Cons: Location meant eating at the on site restaurant called 96 winery road so we ate there and had one of the best meals ever.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Try it , it's great value for money and did wonders for my relationship
Cons: Try it , it's great value for money and did wonders for my relationship
a'Vue Guesthouse - Somerset West - Pool
3
8,4 Excellent (123 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at a'Vue Guesthouse in Cape Town (Firgrove Rural), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Spier Wine Estate and Helderberg. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
9,2 Excellent
Pros: We had the upper room with direct access to the terrace (forgot the name) which offered nice views - day and night. Michaela was a great host and always had a nice suggestion on what to do.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Everything we needed , in relation to what we paid . Welcoming and accommodating host and staff . Clean , quiet , decent breakfast . Enough towels , cutlery , crockery etc .
Cons: Nothing really . TV wiring could be neatly hidden away instead it was hanging and a bit of an eye sore.Yes I’m OCD when it comes to cables and wires . We would have loved to sit on the deck in the evening but it was extremely windy . No fault of anyone .
7,0 Good
Pros: Quiet. Separate entrance
Cons: Too little coffee in the room.
8,0 Excellent
Cons: They did not offer or notify me of breakfast or dinner
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Great location, good views, spacious room with king bed and big shower and bath
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly host at the guest house. Made us feel very welcome