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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guys running this place bought it just few weeks ago. There will be a lot of work but they will for sure turn it into amazing place. Right now, the accomodation is ok but not more than that. It looks a bit dated. Hosts are amazing, you will love them and the will give you great recommendations!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 18, 2016

We came for a conference in Stellenbosch and although we only wanted B&B we didn't even get that. There was only TV1,2,3 and ETV and only after we asked for it to bechecked. I had bugs in my bed on the last night I slept there. Will not recommend this place to anyone.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I'm sorry that your stay did not meet your expectations. Your booking was through an agent and we did explain at the time of booking that all our units are let on a self-catering or room only basis. The agent did confirm that she had discussed this with you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 3, 2016

The staff was extremely friendly and courteous. The main bed is just extremely uncomfortable , and the fridge is way too small for a self-catering unit. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the stay - we as parents just felt the main bed needs serious replacement, and the fridge for self catering is extremely unforgiving. Overall, okay for the need we had...

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. I'm glad that your stay overall was fine and that your children enjoyed themselves. We pride ourselves in catering for families. We have taken on board your comments about the fridge and the bed, although we are a little bit surprised that you found the bed so uncomfortable. Sorry for...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Really nice stay - rooms clean with a personal touch. Checking in and out was painless and efficient. Everything was in good working order - even had free WiFi for those important after-hours emails one has to deal with. I will definitely use the facility again when visiting clients in the area.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, David for taking the time to do a review for us. We're delighted that you had a pleasant stay and hope to welcome you back again soon!

Piscataway, New Jersey
Reviewed March 24, 2015

I absolutely loved this place. I rooms were nice, neat and comfortable. The owners made us feel right at home. My only complaint is that I didn't have enough days to stay there and embrace Cape Town for its beauty and culture.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - so glad that you and your friends enjoyed your short stay here with us. As you say, you must come back to our beautiful country!

wraysbury
Reviewed June 18, 2014

After searching for an overnight on a rainy afternoon and not finding anything inexpensive around the beach areas, a self catering sign caught the eye, inland at Somerset West, along a main road. Finding accommodation was available and entering reception, it was a surprise to see Kevin behind the bar, wearing his Man U top(should send a Spurs one), with...

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we appreciate it. So glad you had a comfortable stay with us - we would be delighted to see you again...oh and Kevin says please don't go to the expense of sending me a Spurs shirt - they're giving Man U shirts away free now!!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 8, 2014

Penny Lane Lodge proved to be a great find for me. The chalet was very clean and comfortable and had all that I needed. Diane and Kevin are great hosts. I travel through Cape Town airport quite a lot and I will certainly be using Penny Lane Lodge again.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Penny Lane Lodge. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Tulbagh, South Africa
Reviewed May 8, 2014

My friend and I stayed for 2 nights while visiting friends in Somerset West. Our room was very comfortable and clean and we enjoyed sitting on our balcony with the mountain view. Diane and Kevin made us very welcome and we loved the garden by the pool. We were hugely impressed by Diane's paintings - she even has her own...

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments, Laura. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay...and my paintings! Hope to see you again if you're coming through to Somerset West.

Johannesburg
Reviewed January 31, 2014

Thank you for the warm welcome. Really cool. 😊😊 Lol :-) - please keep the dogs away to allow use of the indoor pool. Perhaps regular check ups on the guests if they need anything. Overall, really enjoyed our stay and room. Thank you so much.

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and for reminding us that our friendly dogs don't always have free range of the garden. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you.

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed the first 10 days of this year. A perfect base for our family holiday! We stayed in the two bed cottage, it was great to have this much room as a family on holiday, rather than having to squash in one hotel room. Kevin and Diane were really friendly, although we were so busy we didn't see much of...

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diane7555, Owner at Penny Lane Lodge, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay! We agree that the cottage is great for families...and there is lots to do in and around Somerset West. We would love to welcome you back sometime!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the beautiful town of Somerset West with magnificent views of the Helderberg Mountains, and at the gateway to the winelands, close to the beaches of Strand & Gordons Bay, close to 5 major golf courses, we have 6 units to let on a self-catering / room only basis. We are 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and 35 minutes from central Cape Town, centrally situated for the tourist or business traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penny Lane Lodge

Address: 5 North Avenue | Westridge, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: $51 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Penny Lane Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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 of 5 bubbles 498JohnS498, Jan 26, 2014 | Read review
“We booked the Cottage and both the chalets, the rooms are all large and clean, the only downfall of the cottage is that it doesnt have air conditioning and the chalets do, but this would not stop me going back to this location.”
 of 5 bubbles LWallington, Jan 19, 2012 | Read review
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