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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving in Garies you will not expect this amazing accommodation. Very well decorated, spacious and clean rooms. So much attention to detail. Dining was excellent. Huge portions of food. We traveled with 4 other families (20 People) and the staff attended to everything. We initially thought the food sounded a little expensive, but it was worth every cent, served in...

Thank BarnabySteynor
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We loved staying there. The room was beautiful and comfortable. Every room is decorated in a different style, the one more beautiful than the other. The room was clean and neat with everything needed for an overnight stay. Thank you for a lovely experience.

Thank Hestie C
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is a charming gem in the midst of a sea of somewhat ruffian hotels. I travel between Namibia and Cape Town regularly and i make sure i stay here each and every time I travel. Owner Elizna has gathered quirky antiques over the years and assembled them into four very pretty rooms to make up a fully serviced...

Thank Willow C
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This accommodation is way better than all of us (11pax) expected from Garies! Definitely the best place to stay in the vicinity of 200km! Every room is super well equipped with all you need (and more)! Crispy linen, hot showers, stunning friendly hospitality! We asked if we can have a braai...the hostess bought ALL we need, packed neatly in the...

1Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I clicked on the thumbs-up icon at your review by accident and cant retrieve it. However, it was more my intention to reply to you directly. As a regular guest at Sophia Guest House, I would NOT insist on parking my bicycle in Elizna's beautiful and CLEAN establishment. I take a dim view. Good for you Elizna, thinking of...

Thank Molly N
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Visited Garies to view the annual natural veld flower display. Stayed the weekend at Sophia's Guesthouse. This is a little gem. The rooms are relaxing and sprite. The decor blends in well with the Namaqua character. The owners and staff are friendly and offer enjoyable home made meals.

Thank SDV2083
Marquard, South Africa
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We're on an organized tour and sleeping over at Sophia's Guest House for 2 nights! We are sleeping in "Vinkel", obviously next to "Koljander"! Our room is beautiful with everything we need. There is no cupboard, but it's not a problem as we're not staying long. All the rooms are different though, so some will have cupboards! The food was...

Thank Hester G
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Everything you could want under one roof with comfortable beds and quality linen. The bathrooms are clean and towels fluffy. Decor is funky, quirky with some exceptional art, antiques and fabrics in between. The food is real, tasty and generous. Make the effort to stay here if you are heading that way.

Thank mariclaired
Struisbaai, South Africa
Reviewed 18 May 2016

It feels like the middle of nowhere and suddenly you are in the fun, bright, comfortable Soohia Guest House! Beautifully decorated rooms and an olde worlds atmosphere made this stay really special. No dinner available, but a huge breakfast to see you on your way the next day.

2Thank Dalene D
Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Slept there in 2013 for a night (Unfortunately TripAdvisor can't allow me to go that far back with dates) and don't regret anything! A really amazing place for peace lovers, because the town Garies has such an amazing climate, unbeatable silence and this hidden gem to top it all up. If you're a peace lover, don't think twice about lodging...

2Thank EddyNicolai

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Additional Information about Sophia Guest House

Address: 33 Main Rd, Garies 8221, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Garies
Number of rooms: 11
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“All rooms a good. just depends on the number of beds you want.”
BarnabySteynor, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I loved the outside room, which has everything for self-catering”
SDV2083, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For families, ask for the suite.”
DaleneD, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Opt for rooms that don't face onto the main road”
tweetg2016, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Request a room at the back of the guesthouse if the occasional road noise will disturb you”
mariclaired, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
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