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De Molen Guest House

62 Silverboomkloofroad | Spanish Farm, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hi guys We arrived quite later the evening and was happy with the communication to us that someone will be there to assist. The lady helping us was a bit all over the place and couldn't even work the card machine (I had to show her how..) Other than that, the room was beautiful and spacious. Just a note on... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was no information in the room about the facilities at the Guest House, TV, laundry, time of breakfast, or information of medical facilities in the area, we asked twice & still nothing was done about it. Very little information about restaurants in the area at reception. There was no English channels available on the TV, just German that we... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We absolutely loved De Molen for our one year anniversary weekend away. It was a very last minute booking and we throught that we would just get something that was not special due to the late timing and we were wonderfully surprised - it was just lovely!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I was a guest at the Molen Guest house in januari 2015. I enjoyed my stay very much. The house is clean and pretty, a historic (renovated) farmhouse in the hills above Somerset-West. Beautiful garden and amazing views on mountains, Gordon's bay and the sea. Our room was a pleasant surprise: comftable, big and extra long double bed, clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The location of De Molen at the top of Somerset West is exceptional with views over the Hottentot Hollands, however the cottage and furniture look tired and could do with some updating. Also, the equipment provided seemed rather mean.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lisa was exceptional in that she had come in as interim manageress over the festive season and did an excellent job of making our stay a positive experience under the most trying conditions. The place was full for the 8 days we were there and despite staff not always turning up for work, Lisa made sure every morning that all... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed for 5 days in December in the 1-bedroom cottage. Wonderful experience. The location and view is fantastic, with the privacy an added bonus. The cottage is spacious, with everything you may need. For what you get it is a bargain in Somerset-West. The breakfast is reasonably priced and generous. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The owner and... More 

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Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The views are fantastic BUT the rooms are from the dark ages. The service was really terrible and the food really very basic. No toilet paper or hand soap in the bathroom, no decent instant coffee, not enough ground coffee for the cafeteria. The duvet was to small for the bed, no alternative to the awful foam pillows. The room... More 

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Plettenberg bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The hospitality and friendliness was wonderful. Christy and Jorris were amazing hosts, and we felt at home and pampered. Beds and linnen are 5*! Wish we could stay longer. jacques and Deonette and son

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Somerset West, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Yes, the view is spectacular.. both during the day and at night. But that really, is where the spectacular aspect ends. If this establishment is going to survive, the owners need to remember that they are no longer on holiday and instead, take a keen interest in the guest house they have bought. Is it too much to ask for... More 

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