ZAR 285 per night
ZAR 285 per night
Mooring House Guest Lodge, Somerset West, South Africa

Mooring House Guest Lodge

Somerset West, South Africa - 4 Mayfair Avenue

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Description - Guesthouse

Whether it`s a Golfing Holiday in Somerset West or touring the numerous wine estates, visiting historical sites at Vergelegen, a time by the beach or just plain business in the Helderberg region - consider Mooring House Guest Lodge as your accommodation provider in Somerset West. Just 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport and 30 minutes from Cape Town Centre Mooring House Guest Lodge is the perfect base for your stay in the Western Cape area of South Africa.

Set on over 4000sqm of property on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, the Guest House offers spacious and tasteful bed and breakfast or self catering accommodation in Somerset West. With views of the Mountain as a backdrop and sea views in the foreground the setting is both pleasant and tranquil.

In total the Guest House can accommodate a maximum of 18 guests. Each room has own private entrance and en-suite bathroom, TV reception (satellite option for certain rooms or bring your own card), sitting area and our garden facing units have private outside patios. Apart from additional equipment in the Self Catering units, all rooms have coffee/tea hospitality trays, fridges and microwaves for acomodation convenience. Breakfast is served either on the individual private patio`s, around the pool or brought to your room if the weather is poor.

We are situated at the gateway to the numerous wine estate, are in close proximity to various golf courses (Erinvale Golf Estate, Somerset West Country Club, Helderberg Village, de Zalza and Stellenbosch) and the Historical sites found at Vergelegen wine estate. The Whale Coast drive up to Hermanus starts from Gordon's Bay which is roughly 15 minutes away. The Lord Charles Hotel is only minutes away for those businemen/ladies attending conferences there. 24hr ADSL connection or laptop / internet access is available as well as faxing facilities. The Strand Beach front and the Somerset Mall (for all your shopping requirements) is only a few minutes drive away as well as recreational activities such as hiking trails. A supermarket, hair salon, dry-cleaner and restaurant is within an even closer proximity. Adequate and on-site parking is available within the premises, behind electronic gates. A sparkling and refreshing pool is also available to our guests who would prefer to "cool-off " rather than go sight-seeing.

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The space
  • Property type: Guesthouse
  • Guest rooms/units: 8
  • Year built: 2001
  • Renovated: 2007
  • Public classification: 3
Guesthouse accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 285 (South African Rand)

Double Self Catering 2 Bed, 2 Bath Self Catering Garden Unit 1 Self Catering Garden Unit 2 Selfcatering Studio.queen Bed Standard Studio Suite Twin
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:30am

Guesthouse amenities

Mooring House is situated on over an acre of property away from high traffic noise ensuring a restfull stay. Pool on premises and adequate on-site parking is avaialble.

Airport pickup BBQ area Breakfast (extra charge) Breakfast included Car rental Childcare or babysitting Children permitted Gardens Icemaker Laundry/valet service Linen included Meal plans Meeting facilities No Smoking No curfew Parking (free) Pool (outdoor) Safe deposit box Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (free)

Room amenities

Spacious units with own entrance and private en-suite bathrooms, dressing area and sitting area. Private patio

TV, coffee and tea hospitality trays, fridge


Self catering facilities Airport transfers can be arrnaged

Backpacker facilities Clock radio Coffee/tea maker Ensuite Fax service Hairdryer Internet access Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes Maid service daily Microwave Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Refrigerator Safe box in room Television Television (cable/satellite) VCR/DVD WIFI Wake-up calls


The Guest House is situated in an upmarket area of Somerset West on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountainand and the Strand Beach front a mere 7 minutes drive away. Somerset West is at the gateway to the winelands, 6 golf courses on hand and offers fine dinnig cuisine. Just 25 minutes to Cape Town centre it is a perfect holiday base to discover the Cape without having to live in the hustle and bustle of city life.

Points of interest
  • Various Golf courses (3 to 7km)
  • Cape Town International Airport (20km)
  • Historical site Vergelegen Wine Estate (4km)
  • Beach (6km)
  • Cape Town (30km)
  • Hermanus (60km)
  • Soccer Stadium (35km)
  • Restuarants and entertainment (4km)
  • V&A Waterfront (30km)
  • Lord Charles Hotel (3km)
  • Wine Estates (from 4km
  • Nature reserve - hiking (3km)
  • Helderberg College (2m)
  • Big Five game resort (60km)
  • Somerset West Mall (5km)

Food and drink
Eating out
Wang Thai
Thai restuarant within walking distance from Guest House
Jimmy The Killer Prawn
Sea Food
Cattle Baron
Steak house - extensive menu
Wine Estate - exterior or interior dining
Steffanies Place
Upmarket restuarant with al-a-cart menu

Price details

ZAR 285 - 980 per night (South African Rand)

Rates based on per person sharing. Breakfast optional extra from R40pp per day

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCard

Available discounts

Breakfast optional extra from R60pp per day

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

In total, a 50% deposit will be required for booking confirmation by the guest house.

Full settlement balance (total less deposit) will be required 2 weeks priorto arrival for bookings made between 01 Dec through to end february. All other months settlement will be required on arrival. Should guests wish to settle their account by credit card then an additional charge of 5% of the settlement amont will also be payable.

Our cancellation policy is 100% refundable provided cancellation is received within 40 days prior to arrival, thereafter it is calculated on a pro rata basis and if we can fulfill the date with another booking source

Location - Guesthouse

4 Mayfair Avenue
Somerset West
Western Cape (Province of the Western Cape)
South Africa  7130

Latitude: -34.06144, Longitude: 18.83485

How to get there

DIRECTIONS FROM CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - Take Highway (N2) from airport to Somerset West. After 10 minutes driving you will pass an Engine service station on your left hand side. About 3 kilometers further you will pass an exit. Do not take it but carry on driving. The next exit is also about 5 km further - this is the one to take R44 / STELLENBOSCH / BLVARD.
At the top of the exit turn left towards R44/ Stellenbosch and the mountain. You will approach a big 4 way traffic light intersection and a bit further the Lord Charles Hotel on your left. At these traffic lights turn right into Somerset West. Turn left at the first road you approach after turning at the traffic lights - this road is HELDERBERG COLLEGE ROAD.
Drive up Helderberg College Road until you come to a 4 way stop intersection. Cross over and carry on driving up. You will pass a Spar and Wang Thai restaurant on your right. First road left after the stop intersection is Mayfair. Turn Left into Mayfair Ave and we are No. 4 MOORING HOUSE GUEST LODGE on the right hand side of road

Taxi, Car Hire

Nearest airport: Cape Town International Airport