In the 'hood, Somerset West as a destination

Somerset West is situated in the Hottentots Holland area, about a 30 minute drive from Cape Town along the N2 (national road). Close to Stellenbosch, this residential centre has a delightful setting and many of Somerset Wests residents commute to Cape Town daily. Somerset West was named after an English governor of the Cape Colony during the 1800s, Lord Charles Henry Somerset, with the suffix ... cont.

69 Lourens Street, Somerset West, 7130, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Lourens River Guest House

From Cape Town / Airport
Once you leave the airport take a left turn at the sign that says Somerset West and stay on the N2 for approx. 18 min. You can see the huge Somerset Mall on your right hand side, now follow the curve (left side is the golf course, right side is a school).

At the first big traffic light turn left into Victoria Road. Turn right at the next traffic light into Sergeant Street and continue until the T-junction. Turn right and follow the Lourens Street over a little bridge and we are the fifth house on the left-hand side.

From the direction of George
Take the N2 in the direction Cape Town and drive over Sir Lowry’s Pass. Go on and pass the industrial area until at the end you can see on the left side the Virgin Active Fitness Club and on the right side the sports field of the Hottentots Holland High School. Get into the right-hand lane and turn right at the following big traffic light into Victoria Road. Turn right at the next traffic light into Sergeant Street and continue until the T-junction. Turn right and follow the street over a little bridge = Lourens Street and than we are the fifth house on the left-hand side.

Amenities in the area

  • Internet Café (0.1 km)
  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Train Station (0.5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (2 km)
  • Bus Line (2 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (2 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Shopping Mall (2 km)
  • Car Hire (4 km)
  • Airport (27 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Children's entertainment
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kloofing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • Sand boarding
  • Shark cage dives
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
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