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Sonnekus Guest House

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Sonnekus, a gracious old home, circa 1926, sits at the base of the St James Mountain with the waters of False Bay at her feet. The Guest House has been lovingly restored with guest's comfort in mind and each Room has been individually styled drawing inspiration from the sea and mountain views. Enjoy our generous breakfast, either hot or cold or even both if you have a good appetite at breakfast time. Special diets can be catered for, just let us know before the time and we will see that your needs are met. Whale watch (May to November), take leisurely strolls along the promenade, sun bathe on the beach, or go fishing from land or sea. Play Golf at one of the two Golf Courses nearby, approximately 5Kms north or south or perhaps, a set or two of Tennis to prepare your appetite for Dinner. There many excellent restaurants within walking distance, you can of course take the car if you prefer. Easy access to all major Tourist attractions e.G. Table Mountain, Cape Point and the Winelands, and a wide variety of interesting places in and around the Western Cape A resident Tourist Guide assists with information on the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape and personalised guided Tours can be arranged Come and experience our old fashioned hospitality, with all the modern comforts
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Property amenities
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Romantic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We searched online all over St James and Kalk Bay before deciding on staying here and what an excellent choice that turned out to be. Seeing the African sunrise every morning right out our window was stunning. 10 minute walk to Kalk Bay to all...More

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Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a glowing review. Sonnekus means either Sun kissed or Sunny coast, and it was really aptly named, but I can't take credit for that, as it was renamed from Sandy Beach...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

First impression was the cleanliness. absolutely spotless. great location for sight seeing in the area. We walked home from Muizenberg at midnight, yes we were a group of eight. Pat and Mike are very friendly and more than happy to accomodate our needs, delivering us...More

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Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 25 October 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. What a delightful group of friends you have. We enjoyed the time you spent with us and are so happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

We stayed at Sonnekus for 10 days September2018. . It was a first family trip to South Africa. We were impressed by the beauty and elegance of this wonderfully comfortable guest house. We were warmly greeted by the owner and son, who remained warm, friendly,...More

Thank tarrjohnw
Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 21 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you doesn't seem enough for taking the time to write us such a fantastic review. We loved having you and your Family stay with us, and it really was a privilege to be able to assist you. I am also sorry you...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Sonnekus house is magnificent and classic. The host couple are lovely. . They are both lovely. Location by the sea and mountain feels exclusive. The tennis court on the other side of the street was perfect.

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Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 10 September 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, we also enjoyed your company. Kind regards, From all at Sonnekus

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I stayed with Mike and Pat for two weeks not all that long ago and have been trying to think of any reason I can to go back to South Africa. It's a long trip from Hawaii, and I know I will be back there...More

Thank Chris T
Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 8 August 2018

Dear Chris T, Thank you for taking the time to write us such an amazing review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and we also look forward to your next visit. We are so privileged to have...More

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"Front facing windows provide views of the bay for whale-watching."
tarrjohnw
20 Sep 2018
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"Every room is individual and different with unique characters."
R9291QYjanetb
17 Feb 2018
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"Contact prior Sonnekus and explain your preferences etc."
Joponr
04 Dec 2016
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"If you have difficulty with stairs, book the room they have on the ground floor."
sheldong576
07 Oct 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$52 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownSt. James
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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