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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment you are welcomed by Reinette to the time you seen off, you are made to feel like long lost friend cominf for a visit. Rooms are very well appointed and clean. Breakfast was amazing - cooked with love. I will definitely return.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind words. What a pleasure it was to share my home with you guys, I am so very blessed with the most wonderful guests that passes daily through my life , you all enter as strangers and leave as friends. Thank you so much and please come and visit again. More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent Saturday nite there en route to Capetown. Very pleasant & clean. Reinette was most welcoming & warm. She had pre booked Polka restaurant for us up the street, which was much appreciated. We had our own wing with two rooms. One for the children with 2 beds & a double in ours.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Aww the busy family, you did so much on a one night stop over...i hardly saw you!!! Thank you for your review, have a good XMas. More 

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

We recieved a very warm welcome from the owner on arrival. She had lots of tips on things to do and sights to see while we were staying there. She already booked a table at a great restaurant down the road - very nice touch! The guesthouse itself is full of antiques and almost everything in the house has a... More 

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing Somerset Stables and your kindness....hope that you will return one day. Be blessed. More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
30 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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
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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 

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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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