• TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 5 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse, Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast
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SW1 Lodge is undiluted African Opulence. You will be immersed by the all-embracing fusion of its dcor style - and this is just the beginning.

Designed to enchant all the senses it is also the quintessential location for functions and events such as small weddings, parties and fashion shoots.

Short term lets are available for weary business travellers who will find an oasis of blissful rest surrounded by nearby golf courses.

Rooted in the abundant countryside of Somerset West, at the centre of the famous Cape Winelands and close to the sandy beaches of False Bay, SW1 Guesthouse is a luxurious and elegant hideaway.

At SW1 we understand that successful meetings and conferences are influenced by their surroundings. With a beautiful view of False Bay, state of the art technology, individualised menu options and personalised service, your conference or meeting will be positively stimulated. A dip in either our heated or regular temp pool is the perfect end to a productive group think tank.

20 min to the airport
10-15 min to beaches
5-10 min to restaurants and coffee shops
5 min to Somerset Mall
30 min to Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront and tourist destinations
45 min to Hermanus, a famous spot for whale watching
30 min to Betty`s Bay, a famous spot for penguin watching
5-10 min to golf courses and a driving range
15 min to the historic town of Stellenbosch
40 min to the Franschhoek valley
Wine estates spread across the entire region


Sauna, some gym equipment and swimming pool.

Cancellation Policy:
30 days prior to arrival - the full 50% deposit is forfeited
45 days prior to arrival - 25% of the deposit is forfeited.
For a no-show 100% of the total stay cost is payable.
Facilities & Services available:
Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool

SW1 Lodge is a Guesthouse, Self-Catering and Bed and Breakfast in Somerset West Western Cape South Africa

From N2 (airport, Cape Town) take the Broadway Boulevard (R44) off ramp
Turn left at traffic lights onto the R44
Turn right at next traffic lights onto Somerset West Main Road
Turn left at next traffic lights onto Helderberg College Road
Pass through one four-way stop street and turn 3rd left into Elsenham Avenue
SW1 Guest House is on the right hand side 30 Elsenham Avenue

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Rooms and Units Available at SW1 Lodge

Sw1 Lodge is a luxury paradise in the heart of Somerset West in the Cape Wine-lands. It has no equal in the Helderberg. Operating since 2008 it has a reputation for offering travellers and business guests the very best accommodation, cuisine
and service. Uniquely designed and decorated, SW1 Lodge is a masterpiece of Euro-Africa style and chic. Each room is
individualised and exquisite.Every luxury and comfort has been considered. Set in a verdant garden setting is a swimming Pool and some gym equipment.

SW1 offers:- 5 luxury rooms on a bed and breakfast basis. A light menu is available all day till 4pm and dinner is available on request. A bar is available for guests. Sw1 Lodge has a resident manager who is dedicated to providing service to guests.
Come and experience SW1 Lodge Hospitality at its best "Food for the Soul"

Lala Panzi
The Lala Panzi room offers an unusual blend of acid green and cornflower blue. It has a king-size, custom-made sleigh bed and elegant furniture and furnishings.
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Moya Suite is a strong, bold statement of leather, marble, suedette, silk, beads and feathers. It is a fusion of African artistry combined with European elegance and offers a king-size bed with leather headboard that can be separated into twin beds.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Shongololo is soothingly and luxuriously decorated in duck egg blues and greens and offers a queen-size bed. The en-suite bathroom offers a double capacity shower. This unit also has a private verandah.
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Thandi Suite offers a special blend of lavish luxury. It features a king-size four poster bed, elegant furniture, and furnishings in monochrome shades of black, white and silver, accented with fuchsia pink.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Thula Thula
The Thula Thula Suite has a majestic king size sleigh bed and is furnished boldly and exotically in brown, black and gold. The private patio overlooks a verdant garden with a tranquil water feature There is easy access to the swimming pool from this room.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Tsala Tsala ( Honeymoon Suite)
The Tsala Tsala Suite is exquisitely decorated in shades of Mother of Pearl. It offers a king-size four poster bed and elegant furniture and furnishings.
Sleeps 2 Adults

In this vibrantly decorated room, bold use is made of red, black and white. It offers a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with a double capacity shower and a private verandah.
Sleeps 2 Adults

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