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Blaauwheim Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The warm welcome and excellent service makes this b&b by far the best we've ever encountered. Thank you for your hospitality and the delicious breakfast. The rooms are top class with comfy bed and spacious bathroom.

Thank Edwaleen
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Edwaleen Thanks so much for taking the time to write this short and sweet review. Most travellers only want to know about the service, breakfast, bed and bathroom and you covered all of these. Please make your next stay a longer one! Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a such a wonderful time in your beautiful home. We received a warm welcome from the lovely couple. Amazing breakfast and wonderful rooms, great hospitality. They definitely went the extra mile to ensure that our time at the Blaauwheim Guest House was sublime. We also enjoyed playing with Rafiki 😊 The Nogoduka family

Thank Liziwe N
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Liziwe We had heard your name many times before but now we can put a pretty face to it. This seems to have been a good break from your studies! I particularly like the word "sublime" in your review. Now we've had multiple visits by Dad, Mom and Dad, Mom and young adult kids at Blaauwheim at different times....

Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This five star B+B is our home from home in Somerset West and we return each February to the abode of Rafiki the Schnauzer and the house boss –“the Cat”, for a few days. Apparently they keep a few humans around to attend to their – and the guests’ – needs. What you get at Blaauwheim is a luxury 3...

Thank grahamee
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Grahame I've said it before and I'll say it again: a season is just not complete without your review! And being such a prolific reviewer it adds some gravitas to our portfolio. Thank you ever so much. The humans sharing the habitat with Rafiki and "the Cat" were once again delighted to have had you at Blaauwheim and are...

Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stayed at Blaauwheim Guest house for 14 days and we really enjoyed it. Everything was perfect and Jo-Anne and Johan were the best host we could ever imagine. Breakfast was excellent and rich, the bedrooms were very clean and comfortable. Whenever we needed help, Jo-Anne und Johan did their best to plan our days and evenings, even with reservations...

Thank Sylvia K
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia It was not only a pleasure but also lots of fun to have had the two of you at Blaauwheim. Thank you for this lovely review - we really appreciate your time. Keep on baking and come back soon. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights as visiting family at Helderberg Village and this guest house is perfect in terms of proximity and hospitality. The owners are very helpful in accommodating any personal requirements. A beautiful breakfast served each morning on the verandah is the highlight starting with a spectacular fruit plate and freshly baked goods followed by a tasty hot breakfast that...

Thank Adine W
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Adine We are so glad that you found Blaauwheim and for us to be so near Helderberg Village. Johan enjoys the adjectives describing his fruit platters and "spectacular" is a new one but fits perfectly. Thank you so much. It was our pleasure hosting you at "Blaauw's Home". Stay safe and stay warm Johan and Jo-Anne

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have just spent a week at Blaauwheim as part of a 3 week holiday in South Africa. What a gem!!! The guest house is really well appointed. We had the double bedroom which was very comfortable and had a lovely en suite with a very good shower ( and a bath!). There was a pretty courtyard...

1Thank Angela D
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Angela Thanks for staying at Blaauwheim, for this marvellous review and for expanding our knowledge to include the game of croquet too! After "Shiraz" this year, "Pinotage" is waiting for you to return in 2018. All the best Johan and Jo-Anne

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We have been staying with Johan and Jo-Anne for a number of years now and have just returned from our latest trip. This is a shining jewel in the SA crown of guest houses. From the moment we arrive to the sad moment when we leave we are looked after exceptionally well and enjoy superb accommodation, fantastic food and wonderful...

Thank CLRB854
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friends Thank you for this lovely review and for staying at Blaauwheim once again. Thanks too for the eloquent compliments! We love to have you at Blaauwheim and enjoy your company tremendously. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back - so indeed - see you next year DV. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just back from a business trip on which I felt more like being on holiday given the usual warm reception and luxurious standard of accommodation and service I once again experienced at Blaauwheim from hosts Jo-Ann and Johan. Attention to every detail where nothing is overlooked save for the beautiful garden makes for a truly exceptional stay ! The hosts...

Thank n0el66
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Noel By now it feels as if you are that Irish relative we wish would stay longer when visiting Blaauwheim! Thank you so much for the kind words in your review. We are also already looking forward to your next trip - but bring the family. Best wishes Johan and Jo-Anne

Cape Town
Reviewed 13 February 2017

When one looks for 5 star accommodation one more often finds that the property does not tick all the boxes of a truly luxury accommodation. Well Blaauwheim certainly ticks all the boxes and what a relief it was to arrive to such a warm welcome from the most hospitable of hosts, Johanne and Jo-Ann and see the suite assigned to...

Thank Tripper032
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Tripper032 It was a pleasure and a privilege to have hosted you and your son at Blaauwheim. We do not often get the opportunity to compare notes with such a stalwart of the travel industry. Thank you for this comprehensive review and al the lovely conversations and sharing around the breakfast table. You have reiterated what the locals always...

Gunnison, Colorado
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This year was a good as last year, and that is saying a great deal. This is a wonderful place to stay and Jo-Ann and Johan are such lovely people. We highly recommend Blaauwheim for the rooms, the ambience, the hosts and the breakfasts!!!

Thank paulh20016
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Paul Your arrival was anticipated with lots of excitement and we were not disappointed! Such laughter and mirth around the breakfast table make for wonderful memories. Thanks again for a review that says it all in a few words. We hope that the weather has improved in Colorado. Best of luck with all your endeavours and the studies. Best...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 7,314 - ₹ 11,949 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blaauwheim Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Does not matter which room you take. They have one for all.”
jjvrconsultant, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“We advise the room on first floor for more than 3 people”
liseted2013, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“there are only 3 apartments and each one is excellent”
lucyr2432014, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are three suites, the two in the house are larger with balconies; our favourite is Shiraz, because it has a large private patio.”
CLRB854, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upper suite offers a view of the mountains and the others overlook the garden”
Tripper032, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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