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Sonnekus Guest House

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
88 Main Road, St. JamesCape TownWestern Cape7945South Africa

Bayfront guesthouse with bar/lounge, near Save Our Seas Shark Education Centre
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free*!
Rather comfortable
Value for money
Best value for money
Tasty breakfast
Great location
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From 96 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Sonnekus Guest House

from ZAR 921
  • Superior Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Sea View, Sea Facing
  • Murex: Garden View, Ground Floor (1)
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View
  • Standard Room, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View
  • Superior Room, 1 Bedroom, Sea View, Sea Facing
  • Whelk: Medium, Sea-View (4)
  • Conch: Small, No View (9)
  • Nautilus: Medium, Sea/Mountain View (6)
  • Oyster: Standard, Sea-View (5)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 9 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 1 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Due to drought conditions, water restrictions apply at this property until further notice. Guests can expect periodic water supply outages or reduced water pressure during their stay. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *

  • Free train station pickup


  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa tub
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


On Site

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa tub


  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Sonnekus Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Sonnekus Cape Town
  • Sonnekus Guest House
  • Sonnekus Guest House Cape Town


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Late check-in after 10 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of 30-percent of room rate

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 450 per vehicle (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Sonnekus Guest House

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • St. James Beach (2-minute walk)
  • Save Our Seas Shark Education Centre (5-minute walk)
  • Rhodes Cottage Museum (9-minute walk)
  • Kalk Bay Harbour (12-minute walk)
  • Casa Labia Cultural Centre (14-minute walk)
  • Boulders Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cape of Good Hope (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 39 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 35 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 46 min drive
  • St. James Station - 3 min walk
  • Kalk Bay Station - 11 min walk
  • Muizenberg Station - 20 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 56 reviews

Sonnekus Guest House
Excellent! Great hosts! Great food! Will definitely be back! Thank you Pat, Mike & Nick.
Stanley, za8 night romance trip
Sonnekus Guest House
Awesome breakfast on the terrace was the best
Excellent, friendly and offered a better room at no extra charge
Sandra, za2 night family trip
Sonnekus Guest House
Very Good8.0
It was the place i needed to rest. It was really lovely.
A Traveller, za1 night romance trip
Sonnekus Guest House
Very friendly
F H, za2 night family trip
Sonnekus Guest House
I was happy with my weekend @ Sonnekus the only thing I was not happy with its the TV. as my kids love to watch their program in the dstv there was no channels for them to watch.
catherine, zaFamily trip

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Sonnekus Guest House

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