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32 Elsenham Ave, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at this little piece of paradise for one night. The room had a very unique feel and was well sought after. I felt like royalty as the staff was readily available/ willing to assist with a smile. The lodge is set beautiful Somerset West and offers everything you need from a hearty breakfast to relaxing at the pool and... More 

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5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great view, huge, well equipped room with a huge bathroom. Very well decorated and very friendly staff, great service and a good breakfast. If you like to stay in Sommerset Area this a wonderful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very lovely people. Beautiful room.there is a nice pool. Fresh good breakfast . King bed. Big shower. We loved it! Afscheid genomen met een knuffel. Hele aardige bediening. Goede service, aanrader!( prachtige kamers heerlijk zwembad)

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ineke Thank you so much for your positive post regarding your recent stay at SW1 Lodge. Mareaze and her staff welcome feedback and are thrilled with the comments you have made. We hope you will return for a stay with us in the future. Best wishes Terri More 

Sedgefield, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We wished to stay in the Somerset West area whilst travelling home from a holiday on the West Coast. Our needs were comfortable accommodation for two nights to do some shopping at the nearby factory outlets and also to have affordable access to the wine estates for tastings and purchases. Our previous experiences in the area had not been great... More 

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear P_C_ 1000000 WOW!! Your review of SW1 Lodge has blown us away and made Mareaze and her staff extremely happy. Thank you so much for taking the time and effort to post your comments. We are thrilled that you will be making SW1 your preferred place to stay on your future visits to Somerset West. We look forward to... More 

Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The best move I have made recently was taking my wife for a romantic weekend to SW1. On arrival we were made to feel very special, nothing was too much trouble for the friendly yet attentive staff.The bedrooms are all individually themed and we had a magnificent honeymoon suite with stars in the ceiling above the bath. The public rooms... More 

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Frank We are thrilled with the positive critique you have given SW1 Lodge! We are so pleased that you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us. We are also glad that you were able to experience the fabulous Amazink show. We hope you will return for a visit again soon. Mareaze and her staff look forward to delighting... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

SW1 Lodge was an oasis of well equipped rooms, friendly helpful staff and a peaceful atmosphere. The rooms were tastefully appointed while the lovely lounge and boma area seemed to encourage you to stay there a while longer. Definitely can recommend a stay there.

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rob 878 Thank you very much for your positive review and constructive comments about your stay at SW1 Lodge. We are very pleased that you found our rooms to be well equipped and that you enjoyed our Lounge and Great Lapa. Mareaze is an impeccable hostess and takes pride in everything she does and it seems this is evidenced... More 

Jbg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Peaceful, convenient and very comfortable retreat out of the hustle and bustle, but close enough. Was most ideal for me to work and relax with much-appreciated quietness. But I have no doubts its ideal for a relaxing holiday.

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Instant-12 We so appreciate your review and especially the title 'Coming Again'! It is very satisfying for us that you found SW1 peaceful and able to meet all your requirements whilst you were on business. We do hope you will indeed 'come again' and that the next time you will be on holiday so that you can enjoy the... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A great place to stay! The ambiente is so nice and carfully choisen! We had spand 3nights there & it was just great and outstanding. The place is verry beautiflu& the hospitality from Mareaze and her staff is amazing. It was just to be like at Home. We hade a great time& we will never forget!! Thanke you so much... More 

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lilipilly What a wonderful review you have given SW1 Lodge! We are very grateful for your kind words. We are so pleased that you found SW1 to be 'home' and that you enjoyed your 3 days so much with Mareaze and her team. Mareaze is a very special host and she emulates everything SW1 stands for. I am so... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

If you are looking for peace and discretion in a inland of luxury, this is the place to be. Rooms are very clean and well designed. Staff very friendly and professional. Food excellent quality. We really enjoyed every moment and will definitely come back.

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jean-Pierre M Thank you so much for your 5 Star review of SW1 Lodge. We are all thrilled with it. Mareaze and her team love what they do and it seems you have experienced that! We hope you will return to Somerset West and SW1 soon. Best wishes Terri Coyle More 

Givatayim
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I loved the spacious room, the bacony and the comfortable and extremly large bathroom. I especially loved the way Mareaze, our host, took special care of each of the guests making sure that each got what they needed. Her advice about the local restaurants was exact and very helpful. The facilities are much more than you would expect for a... More 

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Terri C, Owner at SW1 Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Conram Thank you very much for your wonderful review of SW1 and your kind words about Mareaze and her staff. Mareaze is the quintessential hostess and loves the work she does. She is delighted with your compliments. Having recently re-opened the lodge we are delighted at the early good impression made on you and promise to continue to maintain... More 

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Address: 32 Elsenham Ave, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
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Number of rooms: 5
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