The Blue Crane B&B nestles in the heart of Parel Vallei, the most beautiful and protected residential suburb of Somerset West. The historic blue-gum trees offer shelter against the summer winds and give the area a unique tranquillity. Parel Vallei is very central and within easy access to shops, restaurants and local tourist attractions.

We offer an all-year corporate SINGLE occupancy rate, irrespective of season which includes a complimentary breakfast served from 07h00 weekdays and 08h00 weekends.

At the Blue Crane we strive to minimize our CO2 footprint and encourage our guests to assist with recycling. Our PV (Photovoltaic) system generates a greater portion of our energy requirements and modern and highly efficient Infrared panel heaters in the guest rooms ensure that guests enjoy healthy radiant heating. In winter he heat the breakfast room with a closed combustion ceramic heat-storing fireplace, fired with invasive blue gum wood.

Our borehole water is used sparingly on our water wise garden as the use of grey water and rainwater harvesting is prioritized. Toilets are coupled to our borehole water system.


Our rooms all have private bathrooms, separate entrances and a kitchenette for light catering. All rooms have an air-conditioning unit and free wireless internet access. Our commercial DSTV subscription ensures that guests have a good selection of satellite TV channels to watch.

Under the covered pool patio Guests can relax and enjoy the well established garden and make use of our built-in braai (BBQ) facility.

Off-street parking on the fully secured property allows guests to come and leave whenever they want. 4 friendly Labrador dogs will keep an extra eye on security.


Low season 15.04 to 14.09
SINGLE and CORPORATE travellers R700.00 including complimentary breakfast.
DOUBLE occupancy R375.00pp sharing, Breakfast R85.00/person extra

High season 15.09 - 14.04
CORPORATE travellers R700.00 including complimentary breakfast served 07h00 to 08h00 only
SINGLE occupancy R700.00, breakfast R85.00/night extra
DOUBLE/TWIN R450.00pp sharing, breakfast R85.00pp extra

map & directions

81 Parel Vallei Road, Somerset West, Helderberg

Off Somerset West Main Road turn into Lourensford Street (towards the mountains). 1st Road to your left is Parel Vallei. We are no 81 on your left about 1km up the road, amongst the Blue Gum alley.

enquiries & reservations

81 Parel Vallei Road, Somerset West, Helderberg

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  • Cell: (+27 82) 901 0262

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