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32 Elsenham, Somerset West 7130 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

‘Best Value, Brilliant service.’ ➕ Excellent ... We arrived @ 10h30am & our room was ready... no hassles about the early check in, they went as far as making us breakfast🤗. The manager & staff took really good care of my wife & I. This...More

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Response from Terri C, Owner at SW1 LodgeResponded May 14, 2018

Thanks so much for this amazing review mshai! We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us and that Mareaze and her team got you to experience the magic they make. Thanks for the value vote - we agree that is is indeed...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

We had an overnight stay in Somerset West. An overall great experience at SW1. Good value for money. We can highly recommend a stay here and will come back next time we're heading for Cape Town. Thank you.More

Thank Alex2801
Response from Terri C, Owner at SW1 LodgeResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you for your very kind review and giving us 5 stars Alex 😊 One night is simply too short a time to spend with us and to really get to enjoy Mareaze’s magical hospitality, her home bakes and saucy stories. Please visit us again...More

Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Delighted to be warmly welcomed back again for our third visit by Mareaze, John and the team. Great relaxation in a top location for Somerset West, Erinvale and Stellenbosch. Loads of Wineries, restaurants, golf courses, nature reserves near by. Mareaze is super efficient and has...More

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Response from Nosipo, Owner at SW1 LodgeResponded January 9, 2018

3rd visit back is a great endorsement - can’t ask for more! Thank you for acknowledging Mareaze’s special touch. She never fails to go the extra mile. We hope you’ll return for your 4th visit. 😊 Best wishes From all at SW1

Reviewed December 5, 2017

SW1 Lodge was a very good choice. all perfect!! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The location is great in a nice surroundingt. We did not finde anything not being perfect. Value for the price is given.

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Response from Nosipo, Owner at SW1 LodgeResponded January 9, 2018

So glad to hear that we ticked all the boxes Klaus. We hope you left SW1 with very fond memories that will encourage you to return again. Sending best wishes to you

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

absolutely world class institution. brilliant attention to detail and the best value for money. would recommend to anyone in the world. if there was such a thing as 6 star guest house this would qualify hands down. most comfortable beds and excellent staff. Pool setting...More

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Response from Nosipo, Manager at SW1 LodgeResponded November 6, 2017

Greetings B & D This review has blown us away! 6 stars! WOW! We are thrilled to bits. It makes everything we do so worthwhile and the generosity of you adding one more star to your assessment has given us that extra zing. The champagne...More

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Stay in unique luxury in Somerset West. SW1 Lodge offers undiluted Euro-African style and comfort and tasteful opulence combined with old-fashioned hospitality. Enjoy our sumptuous breakfasts; flop into ...More a deliciously comfortable bed and snuggle under quality linen; enjoy over-sized bathroom decadence; be treated wirh dignified enthusiasm by well trained staff who really enjoy what they do. Somerset West's best kept secret is the place for you - SW1 Lodge - a treasure in the Helderberg. SW1 Lodge offers 6 exquisitely decorated and individualised rooms all en-suite, a magnificent dining area, reading & relaxation nooks, a TV lounge and bar, a swimming pool, BBQ, sauna and an exquisite garden setting. Whether it is business or pleasure, SW1 Lodge & Spa Retreat has no equal in the Helderberg. It is THE place to unwind, take a break, use as a base for longer stays whilst you go out and explore all that our region and Cape Town and its environs has to offer. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$81 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
SW1 Lodge Somerset West, South Africa - Cape Town
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
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Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$81 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
SW1 Lodge Somerset West, South Africa - Cape Town
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
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"We looked at all the rooms and you wont be dissappointed with any."
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"For advice on places to visit in the area or transport to and fro, ask Mareaze."
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"All the rooms are beautifully furnished and have private patios/balconies."
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"Keep visiting and try all the beautiful rooms. Thats what i will be doing"
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