Somerset Hill Guesthouse

32 Louis Botha Avenue, Somerset West, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $92.00
 

Travel Blogs from Somerset West

Stones & Scones

A travel blog entry by p2travel

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Gazing down from the balcony the scale of the District 6 becomes apparent. Ex-residents have signed embroidered banners, left personal items, photographs and valued memorabilia. Newspaper cuttings are everywhere sharing both the triumph of community spirit that was District 6 and its demise at the height of apartheid. Memories and stories captured in one place for all to share.

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Addo and Karoo National Parks.

A travel blog entry by timellis99

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... around the short "fossil trail", a sort of open-air museum with lots of fossilised creatures from the Permian period (before dinosaurs) , for which the area is renowned amongst fossil types. The rest camp area is quite a large expanse of land protected from the park's 6 lions by a very discrete electric fence so as not to spoil the view for us spoiled tourists, so we walked down to the camp site which is reckoned to be the best birding area. It's surrounded by tall acacia trees, ...

The 26 hour train journey

A travel blog entry by rosewj

... effort!). The lady was very friendly and chatted to Debbie lots, giving me a chance to listen to my finally charged ipod and have a little nap after they came in and made our beds at 3 in the afternoon! The scenery was beautiful, lots of mountains and saw a beautiful sunset and we managed to pass the time doing lots of crosswords - very exciting. Had a snack lunch and dinner and a couple of beers, before climbing into my tiny top ...

Home of the Flying Dutchmen!

A travel blog entry by jenniferhousema

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... life threatening our lives. We did see an antelope and I swear I saw some sort of aquatic life jumping in the ocean. But then some lady told me it was just a rock….

On our next commute we went to Cape of Good Hope which is another nature walk/hike. This time it was a little steeper with more rocks and huge steps. When driving in, there were ostriches just hanging out. Chillin’ like no big deal. ...

Meeting Dr Barnard

A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw

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We checked out of the Hotel (somewhat awkwardly as my credit card did not work but Rosamund's did), hopped in Eggy's car and went off to the heart transplant museum at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. The tour guide was outstanding and the hospital operating rooms were set up to be so realistic that you felt that you were there at the time witnessing history as it unfolded. The story is gripping. A young handsome ...

Location

This hotel, located on 32 Louis Botha Avenue, Somerset West, is near Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding