Offering views of False Bay and the Helderberg Mountains, De Molen Guest House is located on a country estate in Somerset West. The beach is 10 minutes away by car.

Combining modern elements with old world charm, all accommodations types at the guest house are individually decorated. They offer views of the mountains, the garden or the sea and are equipped with tea-and-coffee-making facilities and a satellite TV. The private bathrooms are fitted with a shower. The suites also offer a bath.

Breakfast is served in the breakfast room or outside on the terrace. De Molen Guest House also has a barbecue area and drinks and refreshments are available at the honesty bar.

Guests can relax on sun loungers by the pool. Swimming pool towels are provided in each room. The guest lounge features a fireplace and a small selection of books can be found in the library.

Activities in the area include wine tasting, hiking and golf. Vergelegen Wine Estate is about 3.7 mi away and The Strand Golf Club is a 10-minute drive from De Molen Guest House. Stellenbosch can be reached within 20 minutes and the Sir Lowry’s Mountain Pass is only 8.1 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

De Molen Guest House has been welcoming guests since Dec 10, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose De Molen Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Silwerboomkloof Nature Reserve
    0.2 miles
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve
    1.1 miles
  • Erinvale Golf Club
    1.6 miles
  • Somerset West Golf Club
    1.9 miles
  • NG Kerk Somerset West
    1.9 miles
  • Oudhuis Centre
    2 miles
  • Circle Centre Somerset West
    2.1 miles
  • Lourensford Wine Estate
    2.1 miles
  • Riverside Shopping Centre
    2.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Wang Thai
    1.6 miles
  • Restaurant Stephanies
    1.9 miles
  • Restaurant Pomodori
    3.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Bossa
    3.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Opa
    3.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Heidelberg Golf Club
    2.3 miles
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
    7.5 miles
  • Asara Wine Estate
    7.8 miles
  • Oom Samie se Winkel
    8 miles
  • Stellenbosch University
    8.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Lourens
    0.6 miles
  • Lake Blue rock
    3.7 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Indische Ocean
    4.3 miles
  • Mountain Tafelberg
    21.1 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantische ocean
    21.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Strand Beach
    4 miles
  • Greenways Beach
    5 miles
  • Caymen Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Somerset Railway Station
    2.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    16.1 miles
How to get to De Molen Guest House from Cape Town International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of De Molen Guest House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Playground
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules De Molen Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card De Molen Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform De Molen Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Bar is closed from Wed, Jul 15, 2020 until Fri, Jul 31, 2020

FAQs about De Molen Guest House

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to De Molen Guest House by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 30min

  • De Molen Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Pedicure
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beauty services
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Body wrap
    • Archery
    • Horseback riding
    • Themed dinners
    • Body treatments
    • Swimming pool
    • Hair treatments
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Live music/Performance
    • Waxing services
    • Walking tours
    • Hair coloring
    • Aerobics
    • Manicure
    • Bar crawls
    • Spa facilities
    • Cooking class
    • Facial treatments
    • Happy hour
    • Body scrub
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Makeup services
    • Movie nights
    • Yoga classes
    • Bike tours
    • Haircut
    • Hairstyling

  • The prices at De Molen Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at De Molen Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at De Molen Guest House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at De Molen Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Apartment
    • Family
    • Bungalow

  • De Molen Guest House is 2 miles from the center of Somerset West.