Guest House Hottentots View

Guest House Hottentots View is a bed and breakfast guest house, situated in the residential area of Somerset West, at the start of the wineroute and at the foothills of the Hottentots Holland mountains, about half an hour’s drive from Cape Town, South Africa.

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Use this guesthouse as a base to explore the Cape Peninsula, the Western Cape and the Cape Winelands. Hottentots View is only a 5 minutes drive from the white sandy beaches of False Bay, 15 minutes from Stellenbosch, 25 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and 45 minutes from Cape Town table mountain and V&A Waterfront.

You will certainly find peace and tranquility in the lush greenery of the gardens, by the sparkling swimming pool, in the shade of the patios, or on the new roof terrace with 180° views on the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.

We look forward to welcoming you in our "oasis of peace and tranquility"!


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Somerset West Guest Houses / Furnished Vacation Rentals

5 rooms - 10 people

Relax in one of the 5 "deluxe" garden cottages, situated around the swimming pool in the magnificent garden with palm and olive trees, braai/BBQ area and sunny deck. They all consist of spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, terrace with stunning views over the Hottentots-Holland mountains, the Helderberg and False bay, and all rooms have a separate, exterior entrance.

A sumptuous breakfast is included in the price and will be served each morning in the brand new garden room or on the roof terrace with its stunning views. Lunch, a delicious dinner or braai (barbecue) can be served on request in the evening.

Facilities airconditioning/heater in all rooms, bar in the main building, LCD flat screen TV in room and garden room, umbrella in the room, bicycle (on request - free of charge), international plug adapter in every room, crisp white linen, high speed internet - WIFI (for free and unlimited), braai corner, saltwater swimming pool, with recliners & bath towels (free of charge), tourist information in the rooms and garden room
Breakfast will be served between 07h30 and 09h30am in our sunny room or on the roof terrace
Available on Request child's cot & high chair, lunch box, room service, wake-up service, massages and health treatments arranged
Lobby radio & LCD flat screen TV, magazines & touristic information, photocopier service, rooms serviced and towels changed daily, safe deposit box in the main building
Storeroom for golf equipment, bicycles, extra luggage
Services parking off-street & secure, with remote-controlled gate access, touristic information in the rooms and garden room, Belgian waffles in the room, laundry service
Additional We are able to assist with the following items in our guesthouse in Somerset West, car hire reservations, day trip reservations, golf bookings of tee-off times, restaurant reservations, tips and advice


You can also view our maps page for more geographical information.

Attractions & Activities

The following attractions can be found close to this establishment

  • Only a 5 minutes drive from the white sandy beaches of False Bay,
  • 15 minutes from Stellenbosch
  • 25 minutes from Cape Town International Airport
  • 45 minutes from Cape Town table mountain and V&A Waterfront


Please note that these rates are subject to change and should be used as an indication only.

Per Person Sharing Unit
Year Round
Feb 2012 - Apr 2014
R 575 - R 690 -


  • Check in: from 14.00 hours. Check out : at 10.00 hours.
  • Cancellation policy: In case of cancellation guests will forfeit the following % of total account: 30 - 90 days before arrival - 50%; 0 - 29 days before arrival - 100%; no arrival - 100%. Refunds at discretion of management and ability to relet the unit. A 20% administration cancellation fee of total rental will be charged regardless.
  • Rates subject to change without prior notice.


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