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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed four times at Sonnekus and each and every time we loved it. There is no need to repeat all the other positive comments and contributions here, it's simply true ! Pat, Mike and Nick together and each in their own unique way, make you feel home at Sonnekus.

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I spent 9 days at the Sonnekus Guest House in the St. James section of Capetown, South AFrica. Our room was beautiful, with a view of the ocean, which was just across the street. The bed was big, and comfortable. The hot food portion of our breakfasts were custom-made, along with plates of fresh meats, cheeses, fruits,...

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Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review.

Jhb
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have stayed there twice and would always pick them as my first choice.The personal touch of the owners,the house is beautifully maintained, the location is great. All this makes for good value for your money

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Mother1CapeTown, Owner at Sonnekus Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review.

Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The location of Sonnekus Guest House right next to the beach gives it a relaxing holiday feel, but is still easy to access Cape Town or any other location on the peninsula from here. The spacious, beautifully furnished rooms with stunning sea and mountain views are comfortable with a homely atmosphere. This, combined with the friendly professional service and good...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I have stayed on several occasions at Sonnekus and have found this Guest House to be consistently reliable, friendly and clean. The breakfasts are good.Thanks to Pat and Nick who go the extra mile to make life comfortable.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Just when I thought hospitality was lost.... So I can honestly appreciate that this is someone making a living but where are the days that hospitality was key... so many people run the B & Bs strictly like business that you no longer feel welcome. Well the Sonnekus Guest House was amazing they made us feel right at home, we...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This gracious old building is well maintained and run. It's full of imbuia furniture and gentle water colour paintings. The rooms are comfortable and the bathrooms functional. The highlight is the generous and freshly cooked breakfast that guests up for a day of exploring the fairest Cape. The hosts are friendly and chatty but do not ever intrude. It's truly...

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Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The Sonnekus Guest House is in front of the see, less than 100m and therefore in a walking distance to the beach. In front of the house (Main Road) there is space to park. The parking do not belong them but it is under surveillance. Also at nights. Some of the rooms have window in direction of the see and...

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Gunnison, Colorado
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We loved Pat and Mike’s bed and breakfast. Pat takes the “breakfast” part of the title very seriously! As other reviewers have mentioned, the spread is great, the service equally fantastic, and we also enjoyed the boxed breakfast to go Pat prepared us when we wanted to arrive at the National Park early one the morning. In all cases we...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Pat and the family are the most charming hosts and the the service,breakfast and attention to detail is amazing.. They make you feel so welcome. The situation is so convenient and we walked into Kalk Bay every evening to eat and the choice of places to eat was great. We have recommended it to all our friends. Roger & Sue...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonnekus Guest House

Address: 88 Main Road, St. James 7945, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > St. James
Price Range: $88 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonnekus Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Contact prior Sonnekus and explain your preferences etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Joponr, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you have difficulty with stairs, book the room they have on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles sheldong576, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms towards the mountain are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles S9952UOdanielg, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Even the interior room without views was great. You cannot go wrong with room choice here.”
 of 5 bubbles Y1964oung, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are large and have great views”
 of 5 bubbles 259yvonnej, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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