Penny Lane Lodge is situated in beautiful Somerset West at the gateway to the Cape Winelands. Our guest house provides affordable accommodation in a central location with the spectacular backdrop of the Helderberg mountains.
Conveniently located just 20 minutes drive from Cape Town International Airport, Penny Lane Lodge is 40 minutes from central Cape Town and 15 minutes from the historical university town of Stellenbosch. There are 6 major golf courses nearby and we are close to the lovely clean and sandy beaches of Strand and Gordons Bay.
Penny Lane Lodge offers 6 comfortable individual units all with en-suite bathrooms sleeping between 2 and 4 people. There is a swimming pool, braai / barbeque areas and secure parking within the grounds of the property. All units also have their own separate entrances.
It is here with us your hosts, Kevin and Diane White, that you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere. After a busy day, relax by the swimming pool surrounded by lush gardens or simply sit and enjoy the view from your balcony or patio.
There are beautiful clean beaches within a few minutes' drive at Strand and Gordon's Bay. Water sports and fishing are available. Hiking, walking and bird watching in Helderberg Nature Reserve. Wine tasting and fine dining along the nearby wine routes of Helderberg and Stellenbosch - private tours available.
We can also arrange Big 5 tours at a local game reserve, whale watching (June-November), shark cage diving, tandem paragliding and helicopter tours.
Shopping opportunities at Somerset Mall and in and around Bright Street, just up the road. Craft and country markets in season. Restaurants within walking distance on Main Road and a short drive away.
Diane, the owner of Penny Lane Lodge, is a professional artist and the studio and gallery where she creates and displays her artwork is on site. Diane's paintings decorate the walls throughout the property. Many are for sale - the perfect souvenir of your stay in beautiful South Africa.
From airport take N2 to Somerset West. Take R44/Somerset West turn-off, at top of ramp turn left. First traffic lights turn right. Follow Main Road towards town, after BP service station on the left, get into right hand lane. Turn right into Coronation Avenue, then immediately right again into North Avenue - Penny Lane Lodge is No 5.