Eco-friendly Accommodation Somerset West – Western Cape | Bed & Breakfast, Coastal, Guesthouse, Family-friendly, Pet-friendly.

From R495 per person *Incl. Breakfast

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Somerset Villa Guesthouse is situated in Somerset West, the heart of the Cape Winelands, and is conveniently located a mere 30 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, 15 minutes from Stellenbosch and 5 minutes from the white sands of False Bay beach.

The Guesthouse is rich in history as the main house, Casa Sereno, was one of the original buildings in the Somerset West area, built in 1923. Renovations were done to the original manor to preserve the original colonial Cape Dutch style. Well suited for individual travelers, small groups and families, Somerset Villa Guesthouse offers warm hospitality and service excellence.

The guesthouse consists of 9 en-suite rooms, some with lovely mountain and countryside views, and others that overlook a lush garden and the swimming pool. Eight of the rooms have a separate exterior entrance, and most of the double occupancy rooms have their own private, furnished terrace.

Rooms have been individually decorated in an elegant colonial Cape Dutch style with modern features and neutral tones to create a relaxed ambiance.

All rates include a hearty breakfast in the breakfast room.


Somerset Villa Guesthouse - Family Room - Eco-friendly Accommodation Somerset West

Classic Rooms are elegant with a private en-suite modern shower room. Some also have a private entrance and terrace. Sleeps 2 people.

Family Rooms each has a comfortable sitting area, bath and shower, mini-fridge and private entrance with terrace overlooking the lush garden. Sleeps 4 people.

Luxury Rooms consists of 1 large room with a generous, extra-length king-size bed and orthopedic mattress, and large modern bathroom with both bath and shower. There is a sitting area and mini-fridge. Sleeps 3 people (R200 / night for 3rd person).

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Somerset Villa Guesthouse

Somerset Villa Guesthouse has all the amenities you will need to ensure a comfortable and luxurious stay. Rooms are fitted with high quality orthopedic beds and luxury linen, have TV and Wi-Fi.  Services include a tourism desk, laundry service, car hire reservation, day trip reservations, restaurant reservations and more.

Pets allowed by prior arrangement.


The Guesthouse staff will gladly direct you to day trips to picturesque sites in the Somerset West and Cape Town area so you can experience the immense beauty of the Western Cape.

There are delightful wine tastings on several wine routes in the area. Both the Vergelegen Wine Estate (one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa) and the Erinvale Golf Estate are a mere 3 km from Somerset Villa Guesthouse.

There are a plethora of other activities, attractions, markets and sights from mountain bike and bungee adventures to museum tours and theatre.


Green Cleaning
Responsible Body Products
Water Wise Practices
Sustainable Energy Acumen

The owner, manager and staff of Somerset Villa Guesthouse are conscious of the environment and take care to minimize our impact in various ways:

We separate and recycle all plastic, glass and paper and all garden refuse is composted.

Somerset Villa Guesthouse uses EU-Ecolabel approved cleaning products that are non-toxic and biodegradable, and purchased from local supplier, Blue Mountain Hygiene, who goes to great lengths to provide quality products that are well-researched, local and have a low carbon-footprint.

Guests are provided with a range of Rooibos amenities that are cruelty free and gentle on the environment.

In an effort to minimize water wastage we have duel flush toilets in most of our rooms and guest are requested to reuse bath towels. The garden is watered from the borehole during responsible times to avoid evaporation.

In order to conserve electricity, timers have been placed on all of the geysers, all lighting throughout the guesthouse has been upgraded to LED and the bedside lamps have energy efficient bulbs. The low wattage wall panel heaters have been installed in the guest rooms and a fireplace in the lounge area keep everyone warm on those chilly days.

We also do our bit for the community by supporting various charities such as the local Hospice and SPCA.

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Opening Hours















Check in: 14:00 ; Check out: 11:00


Our Address:

136 Helderberg College Road, Somerset West, 7130, Western Cape, South Africa

Our Useful Features & Services

Free WiFi