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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 days at this beautiful house with warmly welcome by Johan and Jo-Anne. Also a little pretty dog gave us some pleasure to be there. The house stands at quiet residential and rooms are spacious with all equipment necessary, so that we could be relaxed and enjoyed. The breakfast at terrace was great, not for only taste but...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hirokazu It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your firs visit to the Cape so much. It is also wonderful to see how different cultures come together harmoniously at Blaauwheim and to hear the wonderful exchange of information around the breakfast table. Thank you for this review and the appreciation you have for what we do at...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay at Blaauwheim! Excellent location in a beautiful area! Room and property maintained to a very high standard with excellent attention to detail. Personal touch service from Johan and Jo Anne unbeatable. Looking forward very much to returning in the future. Conor and Natalia

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Conor Two words come to mind when I think of you: kind and considerate. Those are wonderful attributes to have, young man, and have cemented memories of you in the annals of Blaauwheim. We love your review, loved to have you and your lovely Natalia here and will most certainly love to host you for that return trip to...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome time we had at Blaauheim guest house! The house is beautiful with a warm welcoming atmosphere. The rooms are very neat and well equipped to meet all your needs. We absolutely loved it there! Definately deserve the 5 star rating!! The hosts Johan and Jo-Anne were the best! They were so friendly and helpful. The breakfast, prepared...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Marieta Thanks you for these wonderful words. We realize every day how wonderful it is to own a property and run a guest house like Blaauwheim. Our annual grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa was done again on Friday 06 January and I am proud to say all five of those stars are here to stay!...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 3 lovely nights with Jo-Anne and Johan (and adorable little dog, Rafiki) between Christmas and New Year. The location was very convenient to visiting the winelands and False Bay Area of Cape Town. The room was more like a small apartment - with small kitchenette (with dishwasher and full fridge) in the spacious living/dining area, plus a separate...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear ExpatTravelholic I just love your screen name because it sums you up so perfectly! You have seen the world and lived in several countries and yet you review us so highly. It is much appreciated. Do bring the girls next time but Liquorice will have to do with a high paw from fellow Miniature Schnauzer Rafiki, CEO (canine executive...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the décor to the linen to the breakfasts - divine luxury. The hosts Johan and Jo-Anne made me feel welcome from the moment I arrived. Quiet and spacious. Although I was away on business, Blaauwheim made me feel relaxed and at home. I will definitely go back

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jessica A review by a corporate guest is different for your time is not your own! Thank you for using your precious time to write this lovely succinct review. You are always welcome to visit us again! Success for 2017 with all your endeavours! Johan and Jo-Anne

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent couple offering excellent accommodation. Their rooms even outweigh the best of the five star hotels that we been to in the past. The moment you walk in you are greeted by their warm smiles and staying there is like being home away from home. They really go out of their way to make sure that you have a...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friends Thank you so very much for your support over many years! Your frequent visits have become like beacons of anticipation before we get to catch up with all your enterprises. We hope we can welcome you at Blaauwheim for many more stays. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Stellenbosch
Reviewed December 13, 2016

My heart almost skipped a beat when I saw the Blaauwheim signboard and realized where my husband was taking me for my birthday surprise. We were greeted by a "new" Schnauzer by the name of Rafiki and learnt that Kali was no longer there .... This handsome young fellow has taken over as mascot and took to us immediately. We...

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear PdV777 We've had several guests who came to Blaauwheim to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries lately and if we can be part of making it memorable we do so gladly. We love our Rafiki and I like the way you call him our mascot! Thanks too for noticing (and reporting) changes, mentioning the breakfast and all the lovely compliments. Season's...

Rotonda West, Florida
Reviewed December 11, 2016

..Johan and Jo-anne made us feel welcome immediately. Our suite had all the amenities of home. We enjoyed having breakfast on the patio looking onto the garden with squirrels, birds and a happy dog playing with his ball. A wonderful way to start your day with Johan's beautifully presented fruit plate, freshly baked croissants, and eggs of choice. We had...

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Dear Pat and Dale We really delighted in your visit to Blaauwheim and are so pleased that you also enjoyed the experience. Thank you for the beautiful flowers and this lovely review. Enjoy the cruise over the Festive Season. Best regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful guesthouse, excellent service. Fantastic breakfast. Best in the Cape! Beautiful fruit platters made by owner. World class accommodation. I can recommend with great pride this South African guest house as the best value for money.

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pappabear1, Owner at Blaauwheim Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Gert Thanks for this concise review that says it all! It was lovely having you with us for your big day and having that coincide with our own wedding anniversary was priceless! Come again soon. Regards Johan and Jo-Anne

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed December 6, 2016

The accommodation was equivalent to a 7 star hotel. Breakfast was prepared by the owner, himself and it was a work of art. Excellent hosts. Beautifully appointed suite. Highly recommended. Our hosts were very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and they had every conceivable niknak one could need to make the stay pleasurable.

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Dear Misseyles Thank you for this review and all the compliments but seven stars would be a bit preposterous! We'd like to think of our service as such and indeed our local knowledge that only comes with being born and bred proud South Africans. We often shake our heads in disbelief when told what tourists are made to believe by...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blaauwheim Guesthouse is a luxurious upmarket 5 Star Guest House 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 

Additional Information about Blaauwheim Guest House

Address: 22 Bakkerskloof Road | Jonkershoogte, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: $136 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blaauwheim Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“not applicable”
 of 5 bubbles misseyles2016, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are private and beauitful”
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“I f you are a family the suites are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Melan95, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“The Chardonnay room has a first floor balcony overlooking the garden”
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“small number of rooms. Book early”
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