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Blaauwheim Guest House

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   22 Bakkerskloof Road | Jonkershoogte, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With every visit to Blaauwheim Guest House we feel more at home. Our stay is an absolute delight. We love our suite, the Chardonnay Suite has every luxury needed & our favourite in winter, under floor heating, heated towel racks and an electric blanket, Sherry & chocolates next to our bed that is puled back ready for us to relax... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we travel to Cape Town to visit my daughter studying at Stellenbosch there is only one place we want to stay.. Blaauwheim! It is nicely located close enough to the highway and centrally situated for quick access to Stellenbosch and Cape Town. With the luxury offered, I would rather stay there than at home! Don't skip breakfast!! You... More

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Wilderness, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners, Johan and Jo-Anne really give their all in making everyone comfortable. They are passionate about their guesthouse and guests and this is evident in the personal attention. From crispy white bedding to a lovely lush garden; breakfast is not only a feast for the eyes but it is by far the best we had experienced at ANY guesthouse.... More

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Elsabe It was a lovely surprise to get that telephone call from your husband! It was indeed a pleasure welcoming you back at Blaauwheim. You are so appreciative of what we do because you know what it takes to do it day in and day out. I think you have identified your own passion in our passion and that... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long absence, a business meeting brought myself back to Cape Town and, of course, Blaauwheim. Having travelled extensively I have come to expect certain minimum standards for a traveller. When it comes to Guesthouses, Blaauwheim surely ranks amongst the best in the world. I will even say that the room equals or exceeds the standard of that of... More

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear LJ Wow! Your review makes us feel humble all over again. The hospitality business is a cut throat industry with very high highs and equally low lows. Your review humbles but leaves us on a high - however contradictory it may sound. Thank you for coming back to Blaauwheim, thank you for writing another stunning review and - last... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A warm welcome was received on a very cold day upon arrival. The hosts were incredibly friendly and the rooms were immaculate, spacious and luxurious. I was very impressed with the Nespresso coffee machine and pods in my room. Breakfast was a beautiful and tasty variety of hot and cold options, made to order and served by the owners themselves.... More

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Germa Someone has to brighten up the cold days in the Cape and I am delighted if we managed to do just that. You also brightened our day with your positive review. Reviews from corporate guests are very special because you took time from a busy schedule to do it. Thanks so much. See you next time with more... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Wow what a weekend, Thank you Johan and Jo ann made us feel at home, we will definitely return to this little paradise, everything where perfect and the breakfast delicious !!!!!!!! We will definitely recommend this paradise to friens and family, Aj & Lin

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Linda You came here on such a tight and stressful schedule but if you felt at home, we certainly succeeded. Our "little paradise" has to provide a homely base to every guest who comes here. Johan loves to cook but enjoys it even more when it is appreciated. Thanks for expressing your appreciation in a review - and remember... More

Morningside, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I once again would like to commend Johan and Jo-Anne for their unlimited hospitality. I am a frequent guest and not once was I disappointed. It is especially now, during winter time, that I am reminded of the sheer luxury that “my” room, Shiraz, holds for me. What a pleasure to come home after work to a beautiful and cosy... More

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Karen Thanks for the new review. You are THE authority on Blaauwheim as no-one has crossed our threshold as many times as you have. No wonder we often refer to Shiraz as "Karen's room"... Guests deserve certain things of which hospitality certainly is #1. Comfort after days as hectic as yours, comes standard at Blaauwheim. Unfortunately I cannot get... More

Padua, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I was there in March 2014 on a business trip but Johan and Jo ann made me feel at home and pampered me with delicious breakfasts every morning. The guesthouse is in a beautiful garden, rooms are spacious and equipped for self catering too.

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Linda Your have such a busy life and still found time to write a review! Thanks a lot! We are glad that you felt at home even on a business trip. And yes, some guests enjoy Johan's special breakfasts but use the self catering facilities for all other meals and thus have the best of both worlds! Here's to... More

Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Thank you Johan, Jo-Anne and Richard for an amazing stay at Blaauwheim. We arrived as strangers and left as friends. Your hospitality and friendship, attention to detail, lovely garden and wonderful breakfast left nothing more to be desired. Your accommodation is superbly furnished with every detail completely attended to. You will definitely see us again at your 10 star guest... More

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Merilyn Wow! Thanks for a lovely review and thanks for acknowledging Richard as well. It more than made his day to see his name on TripAdvisor again. He is such an integral part of Blaauwheim, quietly getting on with work behind the scenes. We are as lucky to have him as we are to have guests like you noticing... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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89 reviews 89 reviews
45 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We recently stayed at Blaauwheim for one night and we had the most amazing stay. Firstly, the welcome received from owners Johan and Jo-anne was wonderful - they are so warm, friendly and attentive and nothing is too much trouble. The attention to detail of the guest house is fantastic - we stayed in the Chardonnay suite and it was... More

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Blaauwheim, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Lynnie Thanks for this lengthy chapter on Blaauwheim! Blaauwheim is our passion. Guests are our passion and so is personalized service. To read phrases like "presidential suite", "best showers" and all the other superlatives is all the praise we need to carry on in this relentless industry. We are so looking forward to welcoming you as friends for your... More

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Address: 22 Bakkerskloof Road | Jonkershoogte, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
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Hotel Class:5 star — Blaauwheim Guest House 5*
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Blaauwheim Guesthouse is a luxurious upmarket retreat offering bed & breafast accommodation in Somerset West near Cape Town, South Africa. Nestled at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain in the Cape Winelands, Somerset West is a tranquil and up market suburb in Cape Town East, only 20 minutes from Cape Town International and a 40 minutes from Cape Town centre. ... more   less 
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