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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place to stay, and it is not really a place for the quick stopover. If you stay, you should allow two or more days to get the feeling of this place. It is full of lovely items, of the feeling to be welcome and you feel relaxed from the beginning, if you allow yourself to switch...

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

A huge thank you for your glowing review...really appreciate hearing from you. You were such stunning guests and i hope that you will return to Graaff Reinet in the near future. Thank you for your response about the omlette....it is nice to hear that. Kind regards and take care..Reinette

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Reinette has made an incredible effort to make this B&B welcoming, homely and very comfortable. We spent 2 nights in the honeymoon suite (an upgrade!). Location is perfect - just a few minutes to the main road and great places to eat - secure parking, airconditioning for the hot days - and it can get VERY HOT in Graaff-Reinette! A...

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you Angela...you were a stunning couple, what a pleasure to accommodate you as my guests...have a blessed and successful 2017 for your business. Kind regards Reinette

Reviewed December 24, 2016

What a great place to stay! Perfect location and very comfortable. We only stayed 1 night but what an impression. Our room was very comfortable and clean. On arrival we were told a dinner booking had even been made for us a restaurant called Polka which was a fantastic find too. Breakfast was fantastic ! When in Graaff - Reinet...

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

With a glowing review like that I can say ......thank you...thank you. I wish you a blessed 2017 .... I do hope you will return some time GOD willing. Take care and all the best..Reinette

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 23, 2016

An excellent B&B with nicely decorated and very clean and comfortable room. But it was the owner Ms Reinette Naude who impressed us so much. Our son and his fiancee decided to drive back from Cape Town to Joburg at the last minute and they simply couldn'd find a single room in Graaff Rienet on Dec 17. Ms Naude tried...

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mr Reddy, it was my pleasure and I was pleased and grateful that I could be of some help, I could not see your family sleeping in the car...so it all worked out and was worth the effort. Take care Reinette

Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Great rooms with a fantastic host, breakfast was lovely. The hostess was very helpful. Rooms very clean and beautifully decorated! Close enough to restaurants to walk, safe peaceful environment. We really enjoyed our stay!

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking thr time to write such a complementory review. I do wish you a wonderful blessed 2017 and who knows ...maybe you will return to Somerset Stables. Take care Reinette

barrow-in-furness
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Interesting and comfortable property with a helpful and welcoming host. Breakfast is excellent. The location is good for restaurants and other facilities the town can offer, without the need to use a car.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Just love a surprise short and sweet review like this! Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review on Somerset Stables..a great surprise. Take care and have a blessed XMas. Reinette

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

You will definitely miss out on an incredible place and setting if you skip this one! Another room added to the family... The Barn... absolutely astonished with the amount of character at this guesthouse! Fantastic breakfast and decor! Thank you for your incredible hospitality reinet! My favorite! They've won an award for the top unrated bed and breakfast of the...

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Aww Anri, it was good to see you and that we could sit and chat around the breakfast table again, it has been a while....your baby, lovely husband..all good to give me a happy heart! Thank you for your lovely review, I so appreciate every review and it is nice to know that my effort has paid off with SANLAM...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable B&B with a charming and interesting owner manager (Reinette) on hand to assist and advise you regarding where to eat dinner (Pioneer) or have afternoon tea (Polka). Accommodation clean and comfortable - and decor bursting with interesting and quirky ornaments and memorabilia. Breakfast was good. Convenient safe parking inside the establishment. Wifi available.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review on Somerset Stables, it is much appreciated. Take care and have a blessed XMas and enjoy the holidays. Kind regards Reinette

Welkom, South Africa
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Reinette is a Lady with class and and elegance. We were privaladged enough to stay at her place a while ago. Everything was imaculate and the conversation was entriging. The history of the Stables is interesting and a good general knowledge of the enviroment contirbuted to us, being able to visit interesting places and wasting no time. Book in time...

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Manto...Thank you so much for your kind words and your welcome review, its been a while, so I do hope that you will return to Somerset Stables when you passing this way again and then stay longer!! Thank you so much for your kindness. Have a blessed XMas. and enjoy the holidays...kind regards Reinette

Mainz, Germany
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I have visited Reinnette several times while I was travelling thru South Africa. It is always a cosy place and nice stay! This time 4 friends joined the trip and they received also a warm welcome. Nice hospitality -delicious breakfast- great hints for nice places to go to. Thanks! Always looking coming back one day again.

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SomersetStables, Owner at Somerset Stables, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit Birgit, was so great to meet your other friends as well, the visit was just so short. Thank you so much for my gift, nice to be spoilt like that!! Thank you for your much appreciated review...take care and have a blessed XMas.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Somerset Stables

Address: C/O Somerset & Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range: $73 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Honeymoon suite”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaBax, Dec 31, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are god”
 of 5 bubbles Manto2014, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“The room with the Victorian bath is really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahcovey777, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the double room inside the main house - very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 662tonih, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
“Newly renovated Stable Rooms provide a rustic, but interesting and stylish option.”
 of 5 bubbles beyersk, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
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