Set at the foot of the majestic Helderberg and against the rugged Hottentots Holland Mountains, the owner-managed Guest House nestles in the heart of Parel Vallei, a safe and up market residential suburb of Somerset West. With only 20 minutes from Cape Town International and 40 minutes from the heart of Cape Town, the Blue Crane Bed and Breakfast / Guest House is the perfect accommodation venue from where guests can explore the Western Cape.
The very private and lush garden with sparkling main pool, 8-seater heated cocktail pool and covered pool patio with BBQ facilities are exclusively for the guest’s use. The Helderberg Mountain in the background completes the picture and creates a calm and relaxed atmosphere, epitomizing extreme tranquility.
A weekly BBQ evening gives guests the opportunity to exchange their unique African experiences and share the warm South African hospitality together with the exotic game and fish cuisine so unique to this beautiful country.
The Guest Lounge with a fully stocked honesty bar, TV, library and Information desk is a popular meeting place during the cooler evenings. A free Wireless Hotspot for Internet connectivity is available in all rooms, the guest lounge as well as under the pool gazebo. Fax, e-mail and broadband Internet facilities are available in the reception area during the day.
Together with a scrumptious Continental breakfast buffet, Bed and breakfast guests are served a full English-style breakfast between 07:30 and 09:30 (earlier breakfast by arrangement). Self catering guests can start their day with breakfast on their private garden terrace, as all guest rooms are fully equipped for their self-catering needs.
Off street parking is provided and a separate entrance to each guest room ensures that guests can come and go as they please. Situated in the safe and secure Parel Vallei residential area, guests can relax in unsurpassed privacy. With the historic blue-gum trees towering throughout, the 2100m² property is blessed with added protection and shelter against the prevailing summer winds.