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Rheinfelden, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you arrive late and wanna travel further down the garden route this house is definitely worth a stay. But you can also stay there if Somerset West/Hermanus and Stellenbosch is your place in mind. Karen and her team are wonderful. My tip: try the french toast with the African style in it! We both felt in love and ordered... More 

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Thank Ulrike L
BlueHorizonGh, Owner / General Manager at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

Your tip about the French toast put a big smile on Zameka's face. Compliments are always appreciated! Ulrike, thank you for choosing to stay with us again and we wish you a wonderful holiday in S.A. Karen & The Blue Horizon Team More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing stay, staff very friendly, chilled environment, fresh food, great activities near by. if you want peaceful weekend i recommend you choose Blue Horizon you don't feel like you at the guest house, feels like you at your lovely house very peacefully.

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Thank Magcoba H
BlueHorizonGh, Owner, General Manager at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us. Wonderful to read that you found Blue Horizon so peaceful. We are very fortunate that the guest house is situated in a quiet, calm area. Thank you for your great review & we look forward to welcoming you again! Karen & The Blue Horizon Team. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Karen and staff are amazing. Facilities are great and the view is absolutely stunning. Breakfast spread is top notch. Rooms are immaculate, we hardly wanted to leave the room. We wished we could've stayed longer

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much, for your lovely review, Natasha. Glad that you enjoyed your time here. Every now & then it is good to get away, unwind & ‘recharge your batteries’. We look forward to seeing you again :) Karen & The Blue Horizon Team. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

We needed a place near the Cape Town Int. airport heading to the coast, Gordons Bay was the perfect distance (1/2-1 hour depending on traffic). The guest house is up high on a hill overlooking the bay. Our hostess, Karen, was super nice and helpful. Our room was very comfortable and clean. Highly recommended. Only caution for those with problems... More 

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and perhaps we will see you again on your next African adventure ;) Karen & The Blue Horizon Team More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Very nice guest house with an excellent view. We had a very nice stay (one week). Service and rooms are very good. The service for the room was very good, as well. Gordon's bay is a very suitable starting point for the whole cape region (Cape town is close and Stellenbosch is also very nearby). All in all we can... More 

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

We were happy to read that you enjoyed your time at Blue Horizon as much as we loved having your family stay with us. Thank you so much for your positive comments & hopefully we will have the opportunity to have you visit with us again. Karen & The Blue Horizon Team. More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Lovely guesthouse with a pleasant family suite with 2 rooms ideal for a family of 4. Breakfasts were fantastic with freshly cooked eggs and good bacon. Only downside is it is too far up a hill to walk back from the beach or restaurants, but with a car this is only a small problem.

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. & our breakfasts! You're quite right, the stroll down to the beach can be lovely, but the walk back could prove to be a bit much for most. A car is recommended when you stay at Blue Horizon, & that way you get to explore and see so much more of... More 

Pretoria
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2016

This was our second visit to Karen's stunning guest house in Gordon's Bay. We were a party of 6 including 4 teenagers that stayed at the guesthouse for 11 nights. Again, Karen and her staff did not disappoint. All our needs were met without hesitation or question, the breakfasts were first class and included a different confectionary item each morning.... More 

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

Stanley, you have such a wonderful family. Holiday season can be very busy, but you all made it so relaxed and comfortable. What an absolute pleasure having you stay again! We wish you all the best for 2016! Karen & The Blue Horizon Team. More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed November 27, 2015

I spent 4 nights at Blue Horizon and had a very pleasant stay. Karen was the most helpful in organizing my excursions and taking care of me when I stayed in the Gordon's Bay area. The room was very clean and the view was amazing. Upon arrival she even made me a sandwich as I was hungry and tired after... More 

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Gleason! We look forward to welcoming you back, to Blue Horizon, in the near future :) More 

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8 reviews
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Nothing I write will be enough to describe Karen and her staffs warmth and awesome service. We arrived to the guest house quite late on a rainy Sunday evening, We were greeted and helped to our room. We walked up the stairs in the reception area that was decorated with colourful South African art into the garden/pool area until we... More 

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

We really enjoyed having you stay with us Ellie! Thank you for your positive feedback and wonderful review. Karen & The Blue Horizon Team More 

Knysna
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92 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2015

We spent two nights here in a superior room. Although our room was tucked away to the side, it still gave us great views over False Bay; there was a small deck area to sit out. Parking is off-street; access by secure gate and steps. The room was very comfortable, well furnished and equipped, including a small mini-bar with soft... More 

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BlueHorizonGh, Owner at Blue Horizon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you, Jill, for your lovely review. Enjoy Cape Town & we look forward to seeing you again. Karen & The Blue Horizon Team. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Horizon Guest House is set against the backdrop of the majestic Hottentots Holland Mountains and surrounded by spectacular views. Supporting all modern conveniences, Blue Horizon offers guests a calm, tranquil atmosphere with breathtaking sunsets across False Bay and the awe-inspiring beauty of the mountains. Relax and enjoy the tastefully decorated rooms, warm hospitality, delicious breakfasts and cooling swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Horizon Guest House

Address: 56 Boundary Road (Grens Weg) | Gordon Heights, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Gordon's Bay
Price Range: $68 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Horizon Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“View to the ocean - def. worth !!”
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“We stayed in the Deluxe Room.”
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“The rooms near the pool have good views.”
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“When requesting a double room, be certain to check if the room will actually contain a double bed!”
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