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    Sonnekus Guest House

    88 Main Road, St. James 7945, South Africa
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    1 - 5 of 78 reviews

    Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed unfortunately for one night only but we were pleasantly surprised with the guesthouse and the owners. The location were just great with wonderful views. Attention to detail superb. The breakfast was over the top with cold meats, cheese, fruit, cereals, spreads and a...More

    Thank Willem S
    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    This was a wonderful experience for us. After travelling around some of South Africa we were looking forward to staying in one place for a few days and couldn't have picked a better place. Pat, the owner, was very accommodating and so pleasant at all...More

    Thank billmusic7234
    Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 8 June 2017

    Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We are always so happy to hear that our Guests have had a memorable time with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Very best wishes,...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    Sonnekus is a charming and comfortable with fun retro finishes, lots of history, and in a great location. We received a very friendly reception and found the guesthouse ideal for our needs. Will definitely visit again.

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    Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 6 June 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time write us such a lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Pat

    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    Thank you Pat and Nick. Our stay at your guesthouse was really all a person could ask for. Thank you for your friendliness and great breakfast. We will definitely encourage our friends to use your B&B

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    Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 29 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, and we thank you in advance for your recommendations. Kind regards, Pat

    Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

    A group of us stayed with our families. A perfect location as runners can catch the train to the start allowing the families to sleep in and get up in time to see the runners come past at the 17.5km mark. Breakfast was superb; a...More

    Thank JWT-1964
    Response from Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest HouseResponded 20 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review. We are so happy to hear that you all enjoyed your stay with us, it's easy to be nice when the Guests are so nice. Best regards, Pat

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$49 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • South Africa >
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    • St. James
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    "If you have difficulty with stairs, book the room they have on the ground floor."
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    "The rooms towards the mountain are quiet."
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    "Even the interior room without views was great. You cannot go wrong with room choice here."
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