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Reviewed 5 February 2015

My experience with guest houses has been lousy. When the Somerset West Cape Tour Office lady by the name of Mischka said to me "don't worry, I'll find you the best" a little voice in me said "yeah right". It was like she heard me & she said "trust me". I hesitated for a while. Upon arriving at Blaauwheim I...

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

Dear Dexter How great is that! I am glad that your opinion of Guest Houses has been changed and that we had a part in that. You and your wife were such lovely guests and when laughing comes as easily as it does for you, the whole day becomes bright and light. Thanks for sharing this experience in your review....

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Blaauwheim Guest House is for sure the best place to stay in all Stellenbosh and Franshouk area, simply because, there's no way to exceed the High quality experience that you'll have. Starting on the Charming house with it's beautiful garden, then the super Clean and immaculately maintained room of an apartment size, and finally but not the least the really...

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

Dear Duarte Thank you for this wonderful and extensive review, covering everything from the garden right up to the two of us. It was a pleasure having your lovely family here. We are glad we made the exception to have your delightful little girl at Blaauwheim. She certainly enjoyed being around our Schnauzer! Fly down from Dubai next time you...

Reviewed 23 January 2015

This is the only five star accommodation in the Somerset West area and definitely deserves its grading. Johan and Jo-Anne are wonderful hosts, so warm and welcoming and their attention to detail is remarkable. We lacked for nothing and Johan made special journeys to a nearby bakery when he discovered we liked croissants and certain crispy rolls for breakfast. The...

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

Dear Pip Thank you for this beautifully written review so full of compliments. We are grateful that you enjoyed your time at Blaauwheim. It was a pleasure having you here and spoiling you with the little things. It gives us great pleasure to read about the appreciation people have for everything we put into Blaauw's Home! Best regards Johan and...

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Owners are 100% involved with the business and one can tell that from hospitality, and overall look an feel of the establishment. Breakfast was awesome and the general knowledge of the owners about the area helped me make great choises of where to go and what route to take. Overall awesome experience.

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

Dear Cobus Thank you for writing this review and picking up on some important things. You are right: we are 100% involved in Blaauwheim and 100% committed to its success. Most important fact is that we enjoy it tremendously. There is an expectation with every guest coming through the gates and each time it is like opening a present because...

Germiston, South Africa
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We stayed at Blaauwheim for two nights over Des 2014 and where highly impressed with the accommodation. The guest house is close to the airport and Stellenbosch wine route. Johan and his wife handled us as friends and not as people staying over. The accommodation is of very high standard with what ever you require.

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

Dear Thys Blaauwheim has this strange effect on people: strangers become friends! But friendship has to come from two sides, Thys. Guest house owners who do not love interacting with guests, should get out of this demanding game. Thank you for taking time to write these beautiful words. You are ever so welcome to visit your friends at Blaauwheim again....

Reviewed 15 January 2015

If you are looking for personalised service in a very secure environment Blaauwheim is the place for you!The suite are luxurious and tastefully decorated. Blaauwheim is well situated , private,close to tourists attractions and the international airport. They have a spectacular breakfast with excellent service and very friendly hosts.Thank you Johan & Jo-anne Blaauw for the unforgettable stay. Blaauwheim is...

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

Dear Riek Thank you for writing this review and mentioning two very important aspects of Blaauwheim. We pride ourselves in our personalised service and we are very aware of the security concerns guests may have. We try our utmost best to keep up our service record and to ensure that guests are as safe as we can make it. It...

Reviewed 15 January 2015

What a fantastic place to stay ...we were treated like royalty!! Relaxing next to the pool enjoying the beautiful view, delicious snacks availble throughout the day with a breakfast to die for .The people were extremely helpfull and friendly making the experience great for us. I highly recommend Blaauwheim guest house !! See you soon !

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

Dear MiLy Yes, once guests arrive at Blaauwheim, they are indeed royalty. It was a pleasure having such a positive young lady here with us. Thanks for the review. Having you back would only be another pleasure! Johan and Jo-Anne

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Johan and Jo- Anne, the hosts make your stay an excellent experience with the personal care they take. The standards of the rooms ensure a wonderful, luxurious stay and the breakfast is really something to look forward to.

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

Dear Erika I have not read such a concise review packing so much punch in a long time! Thank you for choosing and weighing each word and saying it all about the owners/hosts, the amenities and the breakfast. Even the heading has clout! Thanks for staying with us. I am sure you will return! Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Ashwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed at the Blaauwheim guest house twice during our recent holiday in South Africa, a total of 7 nights. It is so comfortable, quiet and luxurious it was the best place we stayed at. It's probably one of the best places we've stayed in the world. Jo-Anne and Johan, make you so welcome and look after you very well,...

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

Dear Sam&She Your wonderful review makes me blush and then all warm and fuzzy because you are so appreciative of all the extra things we do which many guests expect to happen automatically. (Do I hear a signature "Right!"?) Thank you for not taking those as granted in the same way as we do not take reviews as granted! All...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 January 2015

After some 3 weeks on a Garden Route programme we spent our last 3 days at Blaauwheim's, which had been recommended by experienced Dutch South Africa-goers. When booking, we found that we could only stay 3 nights due to the Xmas and New Year period. We had some marvelous days, in a luxurious, well equipped suite, with the excellent personal...

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

Dear Carleau Thank you for this most delightful review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Blaauwheim. "Word of mouth" is a wonderful way of hearing about places but a whole plethora of expectations can be created. I am glad that we lived up to those and that you can report back to our mutual...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $181 - $262 (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”
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“All the rooms are private and beauitful”
 of 5 bubbles edb606, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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