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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This home from home Guess house is a must stay. A hidden gem! Johan and Jo-anne make you feel part of the family with their warm welcome and hospitality. Breakfast on the patio looking onto the garden with squirrels, birds and a happy little dog playing with his ball. A wonderful way to start your day. The rooms are well... More 

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1 Thank edb606
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Elaine Your lovely review reiterates what we experienced too - it felt as if we had known you for a long time. We could relate to your concerns and hope that your dad is doing better. You know that you are welcome at Blaauwheim any time and that we'd love to see you again. Compliments of the season Johan... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely place to stay! Johan and Jo-Anne make you feel as though you are part of their family. Breakfast on the veranda looking out on their gorgeous garden was a lovely way to start the day. The room was great with a very comfortable bed. We hope to be back when we are next in Somerset West!

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

Dear megraeg Thank you for this great review and all the wonderful compliments. We hope to see you next time you visit! Let's hope Rafiki sticks to chasing squirrels and not the neighbours' escaped rabbit... Thanks to you being so observant it ended well! Season's greetings Johan and Jo-Anne More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a Cape Townian, I thought I knew all there was to know about hospitality in South Africa; but I was very wrong. Blaauwheim Guest House is a must-stay, whether you are a local or tourist. The location is stunning and the atmosphere so tranquil, and the friendliness of JoAnn and Johan made it feel like a home away from... More 

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1 Thank Sara J
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sara Thanks for putting a smile on my face with this lovely review! Staying at Blaauwheim was therefore not only the right choice but also the perfect choice after attending the wedding. I'm glad you did not drive home but stayed with us. Your vegetarian preference did not faze Johan at all. We aim to satisfy all palates. Don't... More 

Starnberg
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Experienced a very warm and caring welcome. The pool was gave us a refreshment after the day and all help was given to get us to a recommended Dinner place the Winery Route. Rooms are fully equipped with everything you need to feel comforable. In case you stay longer and/or have a family travelling with you we may recommend the... More 

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1 Thank Melan95
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Melan95 Thank you for caring enough to have written a review yourself! We do what we love and love what we do. Having empathy allows one to anticipate other people's needs but I have no problem if you credit us with reading minds! (Oh! Do I read a return visit in the future?) Stay warm - I hope your... More 

Kapellen, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end of our trip in South Africa we stayed 5 nights at Blaauwheim. We could not have had a better guest house, great rooms, wonderfull breakfast. Johan and Jo-Anne are very warm and caring and nothing is too much trouble. Restaurant reservations etc We are very happy that we have chosen Blaauwheim and will certainly return on our... More 

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

Dear Sylvia and Marino A great big thank you for this lovely review! Thanks too for the wonderful compliments. We had a great time with you and enjoyed the raucous laughter around the breakfast table as much as you and the other guests did. I am glad to hear that you want to return to our beautiful country - please... More 

London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is what one would expect from a 5 star hotel, with the added benefit of a very nice couple providing warmth and hospitality. The property and the garden are the best in the area and the rooms have every sort of comfort one could need.

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

Dear Malagarios Thanks so much for this review and your kind words. We are very proud of our five stars and having our service compared to that of a 5 star hotel gives us the reason to continue doing what we love and love what we are doing. Please come back when you need sunshine again! Johan and Jo-Anne More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing, but nothing is too much trouble for Johan and Jo-Anne, who run this very comfortable guest house. The good-sized rooms are stylishly decorated with high quality finishes, both in the rooms themselves and the bathrooms, which provide masses of towels, bath additives, shampoo and conditioner. The rooms have a frig with some drinks on a pay for basis. Johan's... More 

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1 Thank martyn304
pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Martyn I am chuckling away as I type! Guests like the two of you make it so worth our while to be doing what we are. The friendly banter after the Springboks lost to England made it more bearable to us... It is impossible to please everybody that comes to our shores in equal measures and therefore it is... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved our 3 night stay at Blaauwheim guest house. Johan and Jo-Anne are such wonderful warm and accommodating people. We have been fortunate to have stayed at many guest houses around the world and I can proudly say that Blaauwheim is by far one of the best. Stunning bedrooms and divine breakfasts. It really exceeds expectations. Jacqui and... More 

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

Dear Jacqui and Robbie The two of you were real Blaauwheim guests: loving, caring, friendly and full of life! It was easy having you around and we would love to host you again. Thanks for this loving, caring and friendly review. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne More 

Morningside, Gauteng, South Africa
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a few words to thank you - Johan and Jo Anne - for looking after us so caringly during the week of our Annual Planning Sessions in Somerset West. As always, the rooms were impeccable and the service exceptional. We will continue to support your Guesthouse and look forward to a dose of your hospitality again soon!

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

Dear Karen You are the best Blaauwheim ambassador ever! I counted the days that you have spent under our roof since your first visit and it exceeds a calendar year! You have been here in every season of the year, in every month of the year and slept in every room. Johan and I will keep on dosing you with... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My Husband and I travel all over the world and this was our favorite Bed and Breakfast experience! From the moment we arrived we felt right at home with Johan and Jo-Anne. They really make you feel comfortable and right at home. The topping on the cake is how beautiful and luxurious the rooms are. They really did a great... More 

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

Dear frf1028 You have written one of those reviews upon the reading of which you just want to say "Aww!" all the time! Thank you for thanking us in such a sincere way! It was a delight to have you here and only a pleasure to render personal service and do all our special Blaauwheim things. Our personal involvement is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $162 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blaauwheim Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the rooms are private and beauitful”
 of 5 bubbles edb606, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I f you are a family the suites are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Melan95, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Chardonnay room has a first floor balcony overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Malagarios, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“small number of rooms. Book early”
 of 5 bubbles martyn304, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites are large and have all the amenities including TV.”
 of 5 bubbles godfrey954, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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