Sonnekus Guest House

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Beach nearby, beach umbrellas, beach towels, surfing
Natural Pool
Outdoor Pool
1 bedroom, premium bedding, down comforters, Select Comfort beds

Overview of Sonnekus Guest House

Sonnekus Guest House

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
88 Main Road, St. James, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7945

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKalk Bay Beach11 min walk
  • Popular LocationKalk Bay Harbour17 min walk
  • Popular LocationCasa Labia Cultural Centre18 min walk
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)40 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, Sonnekus Guest House is in the historical district and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at St. James Beach and Muizenberg Beach, while Save Our Seas Shark Education Centre and Rhodes Cottage Museum are cultural highlights. Wooley's Tidal Pool and Arderne Gardens are also worth visiting. Kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • St. James Beach - 1 min walk
  • Save Our Seas Shark Education Centre - 7 min walk
  • Kalk Bay Beach - 11 min walk
  • Kalk Bay Harbour - 17 min walk
  • Casa Labia Cultural Centre - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • St. James Station - 3 min walk
  • Cape Town Station - 24 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Octopus Garden — 8 min walk
  • The Courtyard — 9 min walk
  • Satori — 10 min walk
  • Bob's Bagel Cafe — 10 min walk
  • Sirocco — 11 min walk

About this property

Sonnekus Guest House

4-star bayside guesthouse near St. James Beach
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free guesthouse has an outdoor tennis court and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include a refrigerator in a common area, concierge services, and dry cleaning. All 9 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include premium bedding, electric kettles, and TVs.
Sonnekus Guest House offers 9 accommodations with safes and bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Select Comfort beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor tennis court and a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: ZAR 70 for adults and ZAR 50 for children
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa tub
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Beach umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Beach towels
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Down comforter
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding
  • Select Comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: ZAR 70 for adults and ZAR 50 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and window guards

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 114 out of 145 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 27 out of 145 reviews
4 - Good 19%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 145 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 145 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 145 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfy B&B right on the beach
Nice B&B. Very friendly and very well located. Love the area abs so close to the beach
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It was a wonderfull stay, the film crue did make a lot of noice during the night , but not guest houses fault .Overall a wonderfull stay
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Truly amazing staff. No matter the time no matter what you need there is always a smile
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020