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Somerset Stables

C/O Somerset & Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 34 Graaff-Reinet B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Somerset West, South Africa
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our short stay at Somerset Stables. Lovely room, very comfortable. Our host is a very knowledgeable lady and knows the country's history having been close to the leadership for many years. The business has been built up over the years with a great deal of personal effort. It shows in the love of the property and the effort... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I hope that you will return to Somerset Stables and Graaff Reinet. What a pleasure to play host to guests like yourselves. Thank you so much for choosing Somerset Stables. More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nothing makes you rest out as nicely as top quality linen and beds... Thank you somerset for always providing us with an amazing experience! Air cons and dstv makes it incredibly comfortable in cold winter and hot hot summer! The breakfast is superb every time, we sleep like babies every time and nothing is too much to ask from them!... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. It is always a pleasure to accommodate guests like yourselves...i am truly blessed with wonderful people passing through my life daily that makes Somerset Stables a happy and peaceful place to stay. Thank you for your compliment re the linen. More

Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Not only is Reinette (as in Reinette Te Water Naude) a gracious host (who will personally cook you a sumptuous breakfast), she also has a story (or two) to tell. Much to my chagrin, I was woefully ignorant about South African history, but meeting Reinette has changed that. She has met Mandela, de Klerk, Botha, and her eye-witness accounts of... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Somerset Stables, your kind words, and i am grateful to GOD that blesses me everyday with guests like yourself and for proving me with this special place. I hope that you will return in the near future to Somerset Stables. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This was our second stay at the Somerset Stables in Graaff-Reinet. Our welcome from Reinette as before was warm and the service attentive. Breakfast was tasty and our hostess made bookings for supper for us on both evenings. Accommodation is both stylish and comfortable in a beautiful garden setting. We will certainly return and can recommend Somerset Stables to anyone... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and what a pleasure it was to welcome you again as my guests and to enjoy all the lovely bikes for the Harley rally. I hope that next year we will be able to enjoy another rally and a re visit from you and your lovely wife! Thank you for choosing Somerset Stables... More

Johannesburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Stunning little guest house where you really are invited to be a guest in Reinet's home. She has a host of interesting stories to share & great knowledge on the area. Spacious rooms that may need a few more hooks to hand towels etc 😉 She was even kind enough to book us a table at Pioneers for Sunday dinner.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for choosing Somerset Stables. I believe you did well in the race and that you are feeling better. I hope to welcome you as guests again sometime at Somerset Stables. More

Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by Reinet and shown to our comfortable, clean and inviting room. We enjoyed the sumptuous breakfast cooked and prepared with love by Reinet, as well as her local knowledge and advice about places to visit and things to do. She also made dinner reservations for us at good local restaurants, which we really appreciated and enjoyed.... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write a review about Somerset Stables. Hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip and visit to the Eastern Cape. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Definitely one of the best guesthouses we have stayed in during our time in South Africa. Everything ist clean, nicely decorated and our host, Reinette, did everything to make us feel at home :-) Breakfast was delicious, too!!! Thank you very much for a lovely stay! Annika and Ove from Germany

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

O thank you so much for your kind words. The guests, like yourselves, staying at Somerset Stables has a lot to do with the success and peace that we all enjoy here, and it enriches my life meeting all the wonderful kind people from all over the world. Thank you for staying at Somerset Stables and i wish you s... More

Cape Town
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75 reviews 75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We loved our stay here ~ the guesthouse was clean, nicely decorated and had everything we needed, the hostess Reinette was marvellous, the breakfast huge. Nothing was too much trouble, a dinner reservation had been placed with a good local restaurant for us in case required, and we will definitely be making a plan to return. Without a doubt one... More

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Thank you very much for your much appreciated review!!! I do hope that you will return to Somerset Stables in the near future and thank you for choosing Somerset Stables! More

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I would just like to thank Reinette the very lovely owner of Somerset Stables in Graaff-Reinet for a for a night well spent. I had no booking when I arrived in Graaff-Reinett and I drove up and down the streets looking for a B&B, she was about to leave when I pulled into her drive way and without hesitation Reinette... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sean for your review and for the stunning photos that you have send on to Somerset Stables, your photos of the Valley of Desolation are really stunning and you certainly have a gift! Hope you will return to Somerset Stables and once again thank you for your kind words! More

London
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I agree with all of the other reviewers about this lovely guest house, but wanted to add a few comments of my own. My wife and I stayed just one night on our way to Cape Town but it was a lovely experience, especially having a celebrity like Reinet as our host. As other future visitors will come to realise,... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Oh my, thank you so much for your review and kind words....it is so rewarding to read reviews but also the feedback is so important to me that i can try and do what is important to my guests. I do hope that you will return to Somerset Stables and next time for a longer visit, one night is not... More

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Address: C/O Somerset & Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
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Number of rooms: 2
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