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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This was our first trip to South Africa and our first experience staying at a guest house. I wasn't sure what to expect as I've always stayed in hotels but was blown away by the experience of staying in the guest houses especially this one. It is in a lovely area of Capetown and the view from the house is... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed at African Dreams Guesthouse for just shy of three weeks in April of this year. What an experience it was! We were greeted by Vanessa, the owner of the guest house - a very bubbly personality and someone who takes great pride in making her guests feel welcome and comfortable. We were shown to our... More 

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burnley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We had a wonderful 12 night stay,very peaceful with amazing views over Somerset West Vanessa and Peter are perfect hosts,its a real home from home,hope to return very soon !! The Penthouse Suite gives incredible views out to the Stand. David & Rob

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Zug, Switzerland
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We stayed 5 nights at African Dreams and weren’t overwhelmed by the place. The rooms are nice and clean, the kitchens have everything you need for self catering and there are tables and chairs outside, where you can have a meal. The Bella Fang studio is quite small, so you could not really have had a meal inside other than... More 

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Duisburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Well maintained B&B Great breakfast with a breath taking view on the False Bay Warm welcome by the hosts Good information of where to go and what to do in the area provided by the hosts Vannessa and Peter. Good place to stay for German and English speaking visitors because both hosts are bi-lingual. We would come back!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This was a lovely guest house that managed to accommodate us with ease. The staff were friendly and the rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. With those views, I cannot imagine us staying at another place the next time we come for business. If only I could have breakfast on that patio every morning... Thank you Vanessa for a memorable... More 

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear LuckyLeonvr Many thanks for your lovely review. It was such a pleasure to have you and your fine lady with us. Believe me, we would also love to have the two of you on our patio, with the exquisite views over the sea and the surrounding area, every morning!!! We are looking forward to welcoming you back, hopefully in... More 

Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This was our 3rd stay in this wonderful Bed & Breakfast in Somerset West. The rooms are spacious, clean and beautifully decorated, reflecting the owner's exquisite taste. Vanessa and Peter - the owners - are the most welcoming hosts and nothing is too much for them. The breakfast is beautifully presented and we enjoyed it on the terrace with an... More 

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

What a pleasure it was to welcome our dearest 'French friends' back to AFRICAN DREAMS! It is always so good to catch up with you, learn about your new adventures in France and share your love for South Africa, with you. Thank you for the very positive review which you have written and I can assure you it gives Peter... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Warmly welcomed by the owner , Vanessa. lovely accommodation - looked exactly like the pictures- Senufo House Facility was neat and cleaned daily. Enjoyed the peace and tranquility. View from our window was amazing. Lovely way to celebrate our wedding anniversary

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Karenza h We are very happy that you chose AFRICAN DREAMS Guest House to celebrate your wedding anniversary! We are also happy that we could assist by creating an intimate environment by converting the Twin Beds into a wonderful King-size bed, with stunning views over Somerset West, False Bay and the mountain ranges. It was a pleasure for us... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Vanessa was extremely welcoming and made sure we had an enjoyable stay. The rooms are beautiful, ask for the one with the view, its breathtaking! Immaculately clean and Vanessa will gladly give you tips on local spots to visit

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Hi Candice D It was such a pleasure to welcome you to our home and we thank you for the positive review which you have written. We are delighted that you extended your stay with us and we are always thrilled to be honored by such pleasant and delightful guests! Thank you for making our vocation a pleasure and we... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My wife and I attended a wedding in Somerset West and needed comfortable and cosy accommodation during our stay. Also a bit of a treat for both of us as we are normally accompanied by our 13 year old son. The accommodation was fully equipped, neat and clean and the breakfast was delicious. Vanessa, the owner, was helpful throughout and... More 

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Conell2015 Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to write this review for us and many thanks for your positive words. We are delighted that we could offer you and your wife some 'special time' at AFRICAN DREAMS' to simply relax and have some treasured time together. We all love our kids dearly, but boy... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 Star Guest House with executive Guest Apartments, Suites and Studio's in top residential area of Somerset West, with spectacular views. Located in the middle of the Cape Wine Region and surrounded by golf courses, wine estates and excellent restaurants. Peace and tranquility await. 'Long-Stay Specials' are also available. 20 Min. from Cape Town International Airport. Owner-run by Peter and Vanessa Reinmuth. English, Afrikaans and German spoken. ... more   less 

Additional Information about African Dreams

Address: 13 Fraser Road | Fairview Heights, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: $54 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — African Dreams 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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African Dreams Somerset West, South Africa - Cape Town
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