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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mark and Claudia were superb. They were so friendly and helpful and couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast by the pool and with super view in glorious sunshine topped it all. We stayed for 1 night only as making way to airport. But was ideal location as we spent few hours at a Stellenbosch winery after checking out, and less...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is very popular due to the great hosts. Hence, I could only fetch the smallest room available which is OK really for a night. Somerset West good place to stay on your way to then stay nearer to the winelands though Ernie Els or Guardians's Peak only 5 km away.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mark and Claudia are amazing hosts and have created a place of idyllic peace and beauty. The property, with rose gardens and a "to-die-for"view of the coast is well kept and beautifully maintained. They were so very helpful and easy to communicate with. Look forward to a return visit!

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great place and friendly people, no complaints the owner will go an extra mile when your flight is late, we slept over fro the W2W i do recommend a stay over here any time of the year. Thumbs up

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pretty, comfortable and clean property. The room had everything I needed, the service was great and the hosts were very friendly and helpful and informative. the breakfast was fresh and good quality

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Divonne-les-Bains, France
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Especially if you are visiting the university, the location is perfect. The staff are most welcoming and helpful. However, we found the room to be a bit cluttered for our taste. Lots of pretty bits, but not enough space to spread out our own things. Also the lack of bedside table was a bit of a hassle. That said, Southern...

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Claudia H, Owner at Southern Cross Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, We like to thank you for your efforts supplying this review, but we do think it`s not meant to be dedicated to us though. We do believe you might be mistaken, because of the following, which just does not relate back to us: 1. We are not aware of having had a "Francis V from France" as our...

Salzburg Region, Austria
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Just about 30 km away from the Airport it is an ideal place to relax from along flight ! Very nice area a few km to the Infrastruktur of somerset west a fantastic garden and rooms with excelent modern standard ! All you can wish for breakfast ! A very friendly and helpfull Management ! We will stay there next...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Yes our hosts and their staff were very helpful and we enjoyed our stay. I do however suggest that they add a microwave and stove to the room or add a dinner service for longer staying guests. We really enjoyed our stay and recommend the guest house to all our friends and family. We will definitely be returning to Southern...

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Claudia H, Owner at Southern Cross Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Charles, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you liked your stay at the Southern Cross Guesthouse. You mentioned as a proposal to offer a stove and a microwave in the room. We are a little surprised about this as the suite you staid in has a stove. A microwave is available to all our...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We cannot fault the management and staff of Southern Cross Guesthouse. We were made to feel most welcome on arrival and during our stay. Our room/suite was large and comfortably furnished with a very comfortable bed. We shall certainly recommend the guesthouse to friends and shall stay here again.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The surrounding is calm quiet and peaceful, we were welcomed in grand style and felt at home away from home, I would recommend this hotel to anyone who understands great customer service from the both the Lady and Man who welcome us with open arms and ofcourse the two lovely friends dogs.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Southern Cross Guesthouse is situated in a quiet private residential area on the slops of Somerset West with almost endless views of False Bay, mountain ranges and the Atlantic Ocean. Only 30 minutes drive from Cape town, close to the sandy beaches and in the heart of the Winelands is the guesthouse a perfect gate to all the interesting points of the Western Cape. The Southern Cross offers its guests a choice of 4 Star sea and garden view rooms and suites, all individually modern signed and decorated and well equipped. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Guesthouse

Address: 20 Barlinka Avenue | De Wyngerd, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: $62 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Cross Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Southern Cross Guesthouse Somerset West, South Africa - Cape Town
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