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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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.

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Boutique Villa

From R495 pps

  • ****

Lovely 30 year old manor house recently renovated and refurbished into a guesthouse. We have 8 lovely suites in the main house and four rooms in the cottage (can be rented out as a whole, the cottage ... Read More

Villa Vista

From R300 pps

  • ****

Villa Vista comprises of two, luxury tastefully furnished holiday apartments with a very large swimming pool on the doorstep of each apartment. It is set in tranquil surroundings with beautiful sea v... Read More

NH The Lord Charles Hotel

From R1850* unit

  • ****

Nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Cape Winelands, NH The Lord Charles welcomes guests with warm hospitality and effortless luxury. Situated a mere 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airpo... Read More

a Vue Guest House

From R425 pps

The a Vue Guesthouse is a tastefully decorated guest house in Somerset West. Cape Town airport is within easy reach of 25 minutes by car. a Vue Guesthouse is your ideal starting point to explore th... Read More

Cape Dutch Country Home

From R800* unit

At the foot of the Helderberg Mountain set in a park-like garden you will find Cape Dutch Country Home, an elegant four bed-roomed retreat offering a perfect setting to unwind in a relaxing atmosphere... Read More

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Ridgemor Villa Guest House

From R897 pps

  • ****
  • Lowest Price Guarantee

Ridgemor Villa is a farm guest house nestled in the wine lands of the beautiful Cape, between the vineyards with a view overlooking our garden and lovely swimming pool and from the balconies Table Mou... Read More

Broad Oaks Somerset West

From R1200* unit

Broad Oaks Somerset West is a spacious, perfectly located free standing home in a quiet and beautiful part of upmarket Somerset West. Located approximately 10 Minutes from the beach, 10 Minutes from t... Read More

Room with a View

From R550 pps

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This stylish and elegant home nestles among sighing hilltop pines in Rome Glen, Somerset West, with mountain vistas on one side and unparalleled views of the ocean of False Bay from Gordon's Bay to Ca... Read More

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Somerset West Reviews

Somerset West is rated 4.5 / 5 based on 47 reviews.
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Somerset West
Always awesome - vineyards, mountains and sea!
- Carin O'Neill

Somerset West
Lovely! We enjoyed hiking in the Helderberg Nature Reserve, which was a stone's throw away from our Apartment.
- Anita Dall

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

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