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Penny Lane Lodge

5 North Avenue | Westridge, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Piscataway, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved this place. I rooms were nice, neat and comfortable. The owners made us feel right at home. My only complaint is that I didn't have enough days to stay there and embrace Cape Town for its beauty and culture.

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wraysbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

After searching for an overnight on a rainy afternoon and not finding anything inexpensive around the beach areas, a self catering sign caught the eye, inland at Somerset West, along a main road. Finding accommodation was available and entering reception, it was a surprise to see Kevin behind the bar, wearing his Man U top(should send a Spurs one), with... More 

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we appreciate it. So glad you had a comfortable stay with us - we would be delighted to see you again...oh and Kevin says please don't go to the expense of sending me a Spurs shirt - they're giving Man U shirts away free now!! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Penny Lane Lodge proved to be a great find for me. The chalet was very clean and comfortable and had all that I needed. Diane and Kevin are great hosts. I travel through Cape Town airport quite a lot and I will certainly be using Penny Lane Lodge again.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Penny Lane Lodge. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Tulbagh, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My friend and I stayed for 2 nights while visiting friends in Somerset West. Our room was very comfortable and clean and we enjoyed sitting on our balcony with the mountain view. Diane and Kevin made us very welcome and we loved the garden by the pool. We were hugely impressed by Diane's paintings - she even has her own... More 

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments, Laura. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay...and my paintings! Hope to see you again if you're coming through to Somerset West. More 

Johannesburg
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Thank you for the warm welcome. Really cool. 😊😊 Lol :-) - please keep the dogs away to allow use of the indoor pool. Perhaps regular check ups on the guests if they need anything. Overall, really enjoyed our stay and room. Thank you so much.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and for reminding us that our friendly dogs don't always have free range of the garden. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you. More 

Abingdon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed the first 10 days of this year. A perfect base for our family holiday! We stayed in the two bed cottage, it was great to have this much room as a family on holiday, rather than having to squash in one hotel room. Kevin and Diane were really friendly, although we were so busy we didn't see much of... More 

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay! We agree that the cottage is great for families...and there is lots to do in and around Somerset West. We would love to welcome you back sometime! More 

Centurion, South Africa
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I need temporary accommodation whilst we are preparing to move from Somerset West, Cape Town, to Pretoria. I visited Penny Lane lodge on 19 Jan '14 to view the "chalet". I was, somewhat, disappointed as the "chalet", viewed, appeared to be an old, wooden-based, "Wendy House" converted to accommodation?? It was small and appeared cramped and "musty".... More 

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

We always welcome feedback - including from people who don't actually stay with us. A fresh eye is a useful marker. In response to this review, we would advise that our chalets are timber-framed and clad, insulated with plasterboard and were newly constructed just a few years ago. They are located in a secluded garden setting which many people enjoy.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The place is great & offers a nice & quiet environment for resting. One thing that the hosts can improve on is separating their reception area from pets & smoking areas - visitors generally don't like both.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback and have taken note of your comments. It is good to know that you were pleased with your room during your short stay and we will pass your appreciation onto our housekeeping staff. More 

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I stayed at Penny Lane with my family. We had a really nice time. The owners and the dogs were all very friendly and the breakfasts were wonderful. No complaints from us! Kevin and Diane had lots amazing ideas for things for me to do. Thanks for the experience.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Brandon, so glad you enjoyed the safari, the golf and the surfing...and that you came back all in one piece from your sky dive! More 

W Yorkshire
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70 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I stayed here last week for 4 days on business. I was put up in one of the self catering chalets. Unfortunately being on business meant that didn't have much chance to take Dianne's and Kevins sight seeing advice, but they were very useful for recommending nice local restaurants. They were even kind enough to help me after I trip... More 

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dianewh, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to give us your feedback. We do appreciate it! So glad you had a comfortable stay. We would be delighted to have you stay with us again, whether on business or pleasure, we are here to make all our guests feel at home and you would be most welcome. More 

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