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Hottentots Mountain View

4.0 of 5 51 Oldenland Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Relaxing weekend stay in Somerset West, with a courteous, although also discreet host. Luxury, great breakfast and breathtaking scenery sum it up. Very convenient family room, with separate children's room and full bathroom. Big garden for children to explore. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We chose Somerset West a hub for various activities in the vicinity to finish off our vacation. Since we wanted to stay for a week, we paid some special attention to chosing the right accomondation and finally decided to spend our time (and money) at Hottentots View guesthouse. As it happened, there was a management change between the time of... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Our stay was short but amazing! We had a great welcome from yvo And Josianne. The place is wonderful. Lovely big rooms with a Nice big bathroom. The garden And swimming pool area is realy peacefull. The perfect location to go to Cape Town, Hermanus, wine routes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Good breakfast, lovely clean room and nice place to relax, well presented and car parking on site as well. We will return. The beds and bed linen are wonderful, we both slept very well. The pool is kept really clean and has nice loungers for relaxing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for three nights. Nice location, excellent accommodation, well presented and secure. We only had breakfast whilst there, which was very nice, and of good quality. We have no problem recommending Hottentots View as a place to stay.

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Ossendrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We can recommend this Guesthouse as it is situated in a beautiful spot with a charming garden and an excellent pool in a residential area. We enjoyed an excellent breakfast and Josiane and Ivo made us feel very welcome. It also a perfect place to go visit the wineries and to discover the town of Stellenbosch. Somerset West is just... More 

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Munster, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Our two weeks stay was really wonderful. Every day it was a little bit like coming home. A wonderful, secure and peaceful place to be. Warm hospitality, a lot of valuable advices and a lot of more things you normally don't expect. We come back - for sure !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We were 6 people and all of us enjoyed the stay at Hottentots view very much! That excellent breakfast in combination with the very very friendly owners Josiane and Yvo plus the very nice and peacefull location might be difficult to beat! You can experience a wonderfull view at the mountains or relax in the pool and if you need... More 

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Londerzeel, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Our stay at Hottentots View Gasthouse was a great experience. Beautifully situated with larges rooms very well equipped. Very nice breakfast and personal welcome. Excursions can be made to and around Cape Town --> Highly recommended !

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Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I enjoyed my stay very much! The hosts were very friendly and looked well after me. The highlights of the stay is the awesome breakfasts! The fruit, bread and other food was so well presented and so fresh! Lovely swimming in a very clean swimming pool and the room was so clean and homely! I will be back if there... More 

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Address: 51 Oldenland Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hottentots Mountain View 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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