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Somerset Stables

C/O Somerset & Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 33 Graaff-Reinet B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Binty12 Cape Town
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Cape Town
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Langebaan, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Somerset Stables as strangers and left as friends. Reinette was the most amazing host and treated us like royalty. From the romantic bedroom to the home made breakfast we were spoiled all the way! I can definitely recommend a stop over if you are in that vicinity! We cant wait to go back!

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to meet and to get to know you!! Your one day visit turned into more days at Somerset Stables and i look forward to your return visit with that lovely Mustang Selby!!! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the start of an African Oddesy we arrived in Graaff Reinet. We had had a miserable stay a year prior and were nervous about our accommodation. Reinette welcomed us, offering two different rooms to choose from. The choice made she discussed the dining options and proceeded to make the arrangements. We were also given the information to ensure we... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for review. Graaff Reinet is called the Gem of the Karoo, lots to see and do. Hope that you will return and visit again. Thanks again. More

Lilongwe, Malawi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our host, Reinnette went out of her way to make our stay of 2 days a very memorable one one. She arranged two. Rey god restaurants for dinner and wS very helpful with advice on things to do while in Graaff-Reinnett, including her advice to fit it the Owl House in nearby Nieu-Bethesda. Very nice breakfast served personally by the... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I do hope that you did well in the race and that you and your family enjoyed the Oyster festival at Knysna. Thank you for choosing Somerset Stables and i hope that you will one day make a return trip that Morne can chat up the girls again!!! Thank you once again. More

Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our stay at Somerset Stables was absolutely wonderful.The warmth and comfort of this hospitality is exceptional. The bedrooms are large , warm and very comfortable. Reinette cooks a 5 star breakfast and her home is so delightful with lots of interesting memorabilia and beautiful art. Dinner reservations were made for us as a kind gesture and the finest details were... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your trouble to write a review...it is so uplifting to hear a "thank you" for small things. I do hope that you will return as a guest at Somerset Stables, it was such a pleasure to have you and to cook breakfast for you! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I enjoyed my stay very much. The booking was handled very well, and I received a warm welcome on arrival. The room was huge and very comfortable, better than 5 star. Breakfast was a huge home cooked delight most definately to last you the whole day. I will highly recommend this facility.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mr. Klopper, and what a pleasure it was to welcome you and your Harley as my guest. I do hope you will return with your wife and son! More

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I don't like B & B's - I prefer hotels. Reluctantly I booked at a B & B because the hotel in Graaff Reinet is being restored. How I could eat my words. Everything I thought about B & B's was put to rest. Somerset Stables was exactly like the pictures - and more. Reinette had turned on the heating... More

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Oh wow! THANK YOU so much for all your kind words> Thank you for your review, and what a pleasure to welcome guests like yourself into my home. I do hope that you will return to Somerset Stables and thank you so much for the photos! What a joy! More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Somerset Stables is a perfect B&B. Very clean, quiet and quaint. Incredibly interesting decor and Reinette, the owner, is the loveliest lady with a warm and welcoming touch with fascinating stories to share. Her kindness made us feel at home and we were sad to say goodbye, but will most definitely return one day.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

THANK you so much for your review, It was an honour to have you and your family here as my guests at Somerset Stables, so pleased you enjoyed our town and stay! Hope you will return in the near future and all the best with your job...very interesting!!! 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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