Somerset West Accommodation

This small town is situated roughly 50 kilometres from Cape Town and makes a great base for exploring the greater Western Cape area. The town's many guesthouses and bed 'n breakfasts ( as opposed to hotels, though there are those too) somehow suits the relaxed, small-town energy of the place.

Somerset West is named, as many of South Africa's towns are, after one of the early British colonialists, Governor Charles Henry Somerset. Its name was later adapted to distinguish it from another town in South Africa of the same name. It rests in the foothills of the Helderberg Mountain range and is the main business centre for the small Helderberg region. Given its proximity to Cape Town though, it falls under the Cape Town Municipality. This proximity to amenities is one of the reasons that Somerset West is a great place to base oneself.

Cape Town, with all its attractions - the Bo-Kaap, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch, among others - is a 40 minute drive away, and the Helderberg Wine Route is right on the doorstep. In fact, Vergelegen, South Africa's oldest wine farm, is situated in Somerset West itself and Lourensford Wine Estate is just outside.

Somerset West also has some spectacular golf courses The Helderberg Nature Reserve makes for a good picnic spot amongst the birds, tortoises and buck. For the more adventurous there are a number of hiking trails in the surrounding mountains and Bikini Beach is just 10 kilometres away. On the opposite side of the spectrum, Stellenbosch is a lovely foodie town for those who prefer to bumble around chocolate-tasting and taking in the pretty architecture.

The bottom line is that holidaying in Somerset West suits those who want access to the action but who don't want to be in the centre of it all the time. It's a pretty town surrounded by beautiful scenery, which will make a good base for a couple of days.

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Regardless of where you are staying, we feature Somerset West accommodation in that area of the province. You have options of Somerset West guest houses, lodges and bed and breakfasts, among others, ranging from your more affordable, lower prices to your more luxurious options.

Business accommodation in Somerset West

So, you are not visiting for a holiday but rather for business and all you need is a place to stay for a night or two? The bed and breakfast options, as well as the lodges, are generally preferred by business people and you will find all types, from your more luxurious lodges to your simple, self-catering bed and breakfast. Each will give you a safe roof over your head while you are in the province. Somerset West accommodation is not only affordable but well situated. If you are doing business in this area, this is a great accommodation choice.

Holiday accommodation in Somerset West

Spending more than a few days in the province? Perhaps you are indulging in a tour of the region and you are looking for a few places to stay? Browsing through our listed self-catering accommodation, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments in Somerset West will give you all of the information you need to make your selection. And once you have found the ideal place to stay, you can either request a quote or make your booking directly on this website.

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Ongegund Lodge

From R650 pps


Situated between the beautiful mountains of the Helderberg, Ongegund Lodge is centrally located between Somerset West, Gordon's Bay and the best of the Cape Winelands. We offer our guests luxuriou... Read More

 
Mooring House Guest Lodge

From R335 pps

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Whether it`s a Golfing Holiday in Somerset West, a tour of the numerous wine estates and historical sites, a time by the beach or just plain business in the Helderberg region - consider Mooring House ... Read More

 
Firmount Guest Suites

From R375 pps


Firmount Guest Suites is centrally situated in a lovely neighbourhood. We have three very comfortable and tranquil self-catering suites, two studios and a one-bedroom suite. Each has their own externa... Read More

 
Willowbrook Country House

From R690 pps

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An Exclusive 4* Country Lodge situated close by to Erinvale Golf Estate in Somerset West, between the Winelands and Garden Route. Nestled on the banks of the historic Lourens River on the outskirts of... Read More

 
40 Winks

From R350 pps


It is situated a stone's throw away from Somerset Golf Course and many of the other Golfing and Sporting fields, Shark cage diving, Whale watching and much more in the area as well as the beaches, wi... Read More

 
Easy Five B&B Guesthouse

From R800 pps


Easy Five Guesthouse is an AA Travel Assured 'Superior" Accommodation situated in the heart of Somerset in a very quiet residential area. Somerset West is only 40 minutes drive from Cape Town and ... Read More

 
Silver Forest Boutique Hotel and Spa

From R3900* unit


Offering an outdoor year round pool and spa facilities with Thermal Suite, Silver Forest Boutique Hotel and Spa is situated in Somerset West. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Free park... Read More

 
Self-Catering Keravic

From R695* unit

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Keravic Zelf Catering offers home-stay accommodation in Somerset West. It includes free Wi-Fi throughout and guest can use the on-site BBQ facilities. There is also a garden and sun terrace. This a... Read More

 
Majorca House

From R500 pps


On the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, with beautiful sea and mountain views over False Bay, lies Majorca House. Only 20 minutes from Cape Town International airport, in the heart of the winelands,... Read More

 
Somerset Sights B&B

From R930* unit


The Somerset Sights B&B guesthouse is beautifully situated at the foothills of the Helderberg Mountains, nestled between the Hottentots Holland mountain range and the False Bay. From here you have... Read More

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Somerset West Reviews

Somerset West
Great area with nearby shops and facilities
- Sean Woolnough

Somerset West
A very peaceful and quiet area. The air is fresh in the morning and the view of the ocean is close by. Beautiful sunrises and easily accessible to national roads.
- Gersham Wyngaard

Somerset West
Very clean town
- Julian Fenn

Somerset West
It's a clean town with friendly people. Beautiful view of the mountains. Strand beach is 10 minutes away.
- Shakil Bunsee

Somerset West
Beautiful area. Clean. Friendly people. Lovely views
- Amanda Augustine

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