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Sonnekus Guest House - St. James, Cape Town

4 star Inn Cape Town

88 Main Road, St. James - Cape Town

Price starting from $ 59.89
Located in the Cape Town suburb of St. James, and on the shores of False Bay, Sonnekus Guest House offers wonderful accommodations in a destination surrounded by mountains, beach, and surf.

This hotel in Cape Town has a fantastic location which provides easy access nature reserves, waterfront shopping, vineyards, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Cable car rides up the mountain are available and provide a breathtaking view from the top, where you can also dine and shop. Take a tour of historical Robben Island by boat, or drive into downtown Cape Town to sample the entertainment, shopping, music, and nightlife.

This charming colonial style hotel is replete with restored oak floors, teak doors, beautiful archways, and stained glass windows, exemplifying a truly warm and welcoming atmosphere. A large, beautiful veranda overlooks the bay, and the beach directly across the road. Enjoy having your breakfast in the attractive dining room, where a large, beautiful fireplace boasts a prominent position, and is convenient on chilly mornings. Relax in the lounge while you read, watch television, or play a game at the table. In the center of the house is the pool room, where an inviting Jacuzzi beckons you to come in and soak your weary body.

The service provided by this cheerful hotel staff will surpass your expectations. 
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.7 Excellent
Based on 3 hotel reviews © 2015

We really had a great time staying at Sonnekus! The room was really big, nicely de...

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Breakfast at Sonnekus Guest House

A free full breakfast is available between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Facilities at Sonnekus Guest House

  • Bar
  • Baby sitter
  • City tour
  • Hydromassage Jacuzzi
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport

Know before you go

Check-in: between 1 PM and 9:30 PM.

Check-out: before 10:30 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 350 per vehicle
  • Late check-in fee: 30-percent of room rate for check-in after 10 PM

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

National rating

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










Sonnekus Guest House reviews

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9.4 Outstanding!
  • January 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

7.5 Good
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Belgium

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Room Details

Sonnekus Guest House has 9 guest rooms. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as safes and phones during their Kalk Bay visit. Individual décor and furnishings make each stay a unique experience. A good night's sleep in supportive Select Comfort mattresses with premium bedding will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their holiday or business trip.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with shower/tub combinations, bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. Coffee/tea makers and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Rooms also include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Fan
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Sonnekus Guest House

St. James Beach - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Save Our Seas Shark Education Centre - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Kalk Bay Theatre - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Wooley's Tidal Pool - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Rhodes Cottage Museum - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Kalk Bay Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Kalk Bay Harbour - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Casa Labia Cultural Centre - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Muizenberg Beach - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Masque Theatre - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Clovelly Country Club - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Fish Hoek Beach - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Westlake Golf Club - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Silvermine Nature Reserve - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Peers' Cave - 5 km / 3.1 mi
The preferred airport for Sonnekus Guest House is Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 21 km / 13.1 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Sonnekus Guest House

  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport