Somerset West, Winelands - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Situated in the heart of the Winelands at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain, the beautiful setting of Africa Lodge offers you comfortable and stylish accommodation.
The swimming pool and large garden are absolutely private. Secure off-road parking space is available.
All our rooms are African styled and have a thatched roof.
They are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, mini safe, hairdryer,heater and TV. A refrigerator is available on request. The full continental breakfast (gluten free on request) can be enjoyed either alfresco or in the breakfast room. Your hosts will be happy to arrange all your bookings (restaurant, tours etc.)
Africa Lodge have 4 en"suite cottages with veranda and direct access to the lush garden. Our Honeymoon/family room (60 m2) with en"suite bathroom has an own terrace (30 m2) and separate access .
Surrounded by many famous wine estates, Somerset West is the ideal base for exploring the entire Cape Peninsula:
Africa Lodge is situated close to Cape Town with its V&A Waterfront, the Table Mountain or the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Robben Island, the Cape of Good Hope or the penguins in Simonstown are other favourite Hot Spots.
The wine estates of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek offer great wine tastings. Africa Lodge lies within all that plus the scenic beaches of Strand, Gordon's Bay and the Garden and Whale routes are all within easy reach.
Africa Lodge thus has the perfect setting!
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Africa Lodge, Somerset West, Winelands
- Secure Parking
- Non Smoking
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 18° 49' 27.2" E / 34° 2' 59.6" S
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Driving to Africa Lodge in Somerset West, Winelands
|Departing: Cape Town International Airport|
|Address: 37 Aviation Crescent, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town 7490, South Africa|
|Distance: 30.0 km / Duration: 23 mins|
|1.||Head south||0.1 km|
|2.||Slight left toward Michigan St||0.6 km|
|3.||Turn left toward Michigan St||0.1 km|
|4.||Take the 1st right onto Michigan St||0.4 km|
|5.||Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Rd||0.7 km|
|6.||Merge onto N2 via the ramp to Somerset||24.1 km|
|7.||Take the R44/Broadway Boulevard exit toward Stellenbosch/Somerset||0.4 km|
|8.||Turn left onto Broadway Blvd/R44
Continue to follow R44
|9.||Turn left toward Beaulles Cres||89 m|
|10.||Turn right onto Beaulles Cres||0.1 km|
|11.||Turn right onto Bakkerskloof Rd||0.1 km|
|12.||Take the 1st left onto Stellenberg Rd
Destination will be on the right
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