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Somerset West is situated is in the Helderberg area (formerly called Hottentots Holland), and dates back to 1672. The town originally developed around the Lourens River and the Vergelegen Farm. In 1822 Somerset West was founded on a portion of the historic Vergelegen Farm, and named after Lord Charles Henry Somerset.
|Address :||Western Cape, South Africa|
|Cellphone Reception :||Good||Main Cellular Network :||All networks|
|Police Station :||Yes||Police Telephone :||+27(0)86 076 5423|
|Hospital :||Yes||Hospital Telephone :||+27(0)21 850 9000|
|Doctor :||Yes||Doctor Telephone :||+27(0)21 851 3271|
|Tourist Information :||Yes||Tourist Information Telephone :||+27(0)21 840 1400|
|Petrol :||Yes||Petrol Type :||All.||Petrol Price Index :||R13.95 (2014)|
|Diesel :||Yes||Diesel Type :||All.||Diesel Price Index :||R13.16 (2014)|
|Towing Service :||Yes||Towing Service Telephone:||+27(0)71 613 2656|
|Facilities :||Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair|
|Other Facilities :||Sportgrounds/Showgrounds. Sports Club. Auto Dealer. Auto Specialist Service. Civic Centre. Court. Government Services. Library. Municipal. Retirement Home. School/s/s. Scrapyard. Town Hall. Medical Centre. Amusement Park/Game Centre. Bar/s. Deli/s. Fast Food. Auto Spares. Electrical Services. Storage Services. Travel Agency. Boat/Yacht/Ship Specialist Services. Diving Services. Security Services. Public Phone/s. Real Estate Services. Power Station/Substation.|
|Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Tractor Rides, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Canoeing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Scenic Flights, Hot-air Balloon Flights|
|More Activities:||Bowling. Paintball.|
|Notes on Activities:||(Some activities may be offered nearby).|
Various doctors available at no. given (Group). Medi-Clinic Vergelegen no given. Nearest airfield 11km - Stellenbosch. (Apr-14). Railway station. Taxi/Shuttle Services.
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