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.

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

Directions to Somerset Villa Guesthouse

From Cape Town (or the Cape Town International Airport):
1. Take the N2 highway in the direction of Stellenbosch / Somerset West
2. Continue on the N2 until exit 43 (the sign says R44, Stellenbosch and Broadway Blvd). Take into consideration that most street names are down on the curbs!
3. Turn left towards Stellenbosch and onto the R44. Continue on the R44 until you reach the first traffic light (Main Road), where you turn right towards Somerset West
4. At the next traffic light (Helderberg College Road), turn left. Continue up the hill and pass a 4-way stop. Approximately 300 metres after the 4-way stop, on your right, is 136 Helderberg College. The sign says Somerset Villa Guesthouse
5. Drive into the gravel road up to the gate. You have arrived at our very special guesthouse - welcome!
6. Phone us on the intercom so we can let you in.

From Stellenbosch:
1. From Stellenbosch you drive south on R44 towards Somerset West and Strand
2. Approximately 14 km from Stellenbosch you will reach Somerset West. Directly after you pass the 80 km/h sign, turn left into The Old Stellenbosch Road. The sign also reads Helderberg Estate. Take into consideration that most street signs are down on the curbs!
3. Continue to a small circle and keep going straight until you reach a 4-way stop
4. At the 4-way stop, turn left into Helderberg College Road. Approximately 300 metres after the 4-way stop, on your right, is 136 Helderberg College. The sign says Somerset Villa Guesthouse
5. Drive into the gravel road up to the gate. You have arrived at our very special guesthouse - welcome!
6. Press the intercom button so we can let you in.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (2 km)
  • Airport (30 km)

Activities

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  • Bird watching
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
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  • Golf course(s)
  • Hiking trails
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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