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Blaauwheim Guest House

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28 Jan.29 Jan.
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

An excellent couple offering excellent accommodation. Their rooms even outweigh the best of the five star hotels that we been to in the past. The moment you walk in you are greeted by their warm smiles and staying there is like being home away from...More

Thank lordcharlesholdings
Response from pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest HouseResponded 7 January 2017

Dear Friends Thank you so very much for your support over many years! Your frequent visits have become like beacons of anticipation before we get to catch up with all your enterprises. We hope we can welcome you at Blaauwheim for many more stays. Regards...More

Reviewed 13 December 2016

My heart almost skipped a beat when I saw the Blaauwheim signboard and realized where my husband was taking me for my birthday surprise. We were greeted by a "new" Schnauzer by the name of Rafiki and learnt that Kali was no longer there .......More

Thank PdV777
Response from pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest HouseResponded 14 December 2016

Dear PdV777 We've had several guests who came to Blaauwheim to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries lately and if we can be part of making it memorable we do so gladly. We love our Rafiki and I like the way you call him our mascot! Thanks...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

..Johan and Jo-anne made us feel welcome immediately. Our suite had all the amenities of home. We enjoyed having breakfast on the patio looking onto the garden with squirrels, birds and a happy dog playing with his ball. A wonderful way to start your day...More

Thank pamcdonald1
Response from pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest HouseResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Pat and Dale We really delighted in your visit to Blaauwheim and are so pleased that you also enjoyed the experience. Thank you for the beautiful flowers and this lovely review. Enjoy the cruise over the Festive Season. Best regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful guesthouse, excellent service. Fantastic breakfast. Best in the Cape! Beautiful fruit platters made by owner. World class accommodation. I can recommend with great pride this South African guest house as the best value for money.

Thank Gert H
Response from pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest HouseResponded 11 December 2016

Dear Gert Thanks for this concise review that says it all! It was lovely having you with us for your big day and having that coincide with our own wedding anniversary was priceless! Come again soon. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Reviewed 6 December 2016

The accommodation was equivalent to a 7 star hotel. Breakfast was prepared by the owner, himself and it was a work of art. Excellent hosts. Beautifully appointed suite. Highly recommended. Our hosts were very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and they had every conceivable niknak...More

Thank misseyles2016
Response from pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest HouseResponded 11 December 2016

Dear Misseyles Thank you for this review and all the compliments but seven stars would be a bit preposterous! We'd like to think of our service as such and indeed our local knowledge that only comes with being born and bred proud South Africans. We...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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USD 165 - USD 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
USD 165 - USD 225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"All rooms are great and to the same standard."
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"The Chardonay Room is the largest and offers a kitchenette facility."
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"For longer stays book a suite (Pinotage or Chardonnay). Shiraz is wonderful for a weekend getaway."
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"Choose One of the luxury suites. The Pinotage or Chardonnay"
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