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Cape Town
Reviewed 13 January 2017

It had the most wonderful accommodation in beautiful surroundings., with a huge pool. Great views creating space and an immediate relaxing environment. Great restaurant with delicious Mediterranean food.

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Sandra_SouthHill, Owner at South Hill - The Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for spending time at South Hill! Hope to see you again soon. All best for 2017!

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

South Hill is a beautiful wine farm in Elgin. Close to Cape Town, it was the perfect destination for our annual holiday with two other families. Set in the beautiful Elgin valley, amidst vineyards, and alongside South Hill's restaurant, it offered privacy and the sense of being away from it all, but with a quality wine tasting, delicious meal or...

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Thanks to you all for joining us at South Hill! we look forward to seeing you back in the Elgin Valley soon! All the best for 2017.

Cape Town
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Such a delightful little cottage and was so divine exploring the Elgin area during the day... Unfortunately it wasn't yet hot enough for us to make use of the dam, but we'll be back in the summer!! And that bathtub was pure indulgence!

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Thank you Catherine! We look forward to welcoming you back at South Hill - especially at dam dipping time! All best Kevin and Sandra

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Amazing place, beautiful surroundings, we really enjoyed very much our stay at South Hill. Very kindly welcomed by the managers of the place. Definitely recommend this place for a stay West of Cape Town.

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Thank you for choosing to stay at South Hill! We are pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. All best Kevin and Sandra

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Second time around. Came for one night only. Staff accommodating, warm, helpful--just Phenomenal. Beautiful View. Amazing Guesthouse. Luxurious bathrooms. Delicious continental breakfast spreads. Area ideal for adventures, wining, horseback riding, and hiking.

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Thank you Radhika for choosing to stay at South Hill again - was great to catch up! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Take care and all best - Sandy x

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My fiance and i spent a weekend in Elgin at the Chardonnay Colloquium and had the priveledge to stay in the pump house at South Hill Vineyards.. What an experience, awesome people, awesome food, awesome venue and most beautiful part of our country. The pump house is an experience not to be missed for any couple. Will certainly go visit...

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Sandra_SouthHill, Owner at South Hill - The Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Willie and Megan for choosing to stay at South Hill - what a fantastic weekend we all had! The Chardonnay Colloquium was a resounding success for the Wines of Elgin - thank you for being a part of this inaugural event. We were so excited to be a part of your engagement announcement - huge congrats from us...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our stay at South Hill was amazing. Our team went up for a 2 day strategy session and we felt that the staff were warm and welcoming and the catering was great. We especially enjoyed the wines and amazing views. We will be back!

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Thank you Lauren! Great that the team all enjoyed themselves! We look forward to seeing you out at South Hill again soon! All best Kevin and Sandy

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our stay would have been lovely if we had received the correct room key. We were locked out of the house one night in freezing conditions and had to break in since we couldn't find anyone to assist us. We received the housekeeping key by mistake, which meant that housekeeping couldn't get into out room either... But the food, view,...

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Thank you Andrea - huge apologies again for the inconvenience caused by the front door key being omitted from the substitute keys you received. We have since replaced the keys and added an emergency key on the outside of the house. Thank you for visiting South Hill - we look forward to welcoming you in the Valley again soon. All...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We (3 couples plus kids) we spoilt by the luxury and spacious living space indoors and outdoors at the Guesthouse. Really relaxed with all the servicing of the unit and the mod cons. Beautiful setting and scenery, stylishly decorated.

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Thank you Barry - it was an absolute pleasure having you all to stay! We look forward to seeing you all again soon! All best Kevin, Sandy and all at South Hill

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing stay. Friendly staff. Excellent breakfast each morning with a warm atmosphere. We loved the pump house and all the facilities was clean fresh and neat. The owner was very helpful with advise on the surrounding areas and she was an excellent host.

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Thank you Kallie - so enjoyed meeting you and JoMaine and your gorgeous family! Have a lovely photo of you all that I will forward. All best and hope to be your Cape base again when you are next in the Overberg.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guest House is available with various options including the whole guesthouse to share with your close friends or rent an individual room. Prices start from R900 per room depending on season. The Pumphouse suite, our very special romantic honeymoon cottage, is situated in the seclusion of an indigenous garden and fynbos, on the banks of our middle dam surrounded by Shiraz vineyards. Offering a very special experience, you can relax in your own tub or have an exhilarating spa bath in the stone walled courtyard. The cottage has an open plan lounge and bedroom and en suite bathroom. Prices start from R1200 per night depending on season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Hill - The Guesthouse

Address: 113 The Valley Road, Elgin 7180, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Elgin
Price Range: $92 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — South Hill - The Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All the rooms are beautiful and well positioned.”
 of 5 bubbles Lea, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are spectacular.”
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“The rooms are all lovely and quiet. Children love the upstairs room with it's own tv and bathroom.”
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“The main house has a variety of bedrooms. The pump house is remote and quiet, probably around 500meters from the main house.”
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“Honeymoon Cottage/ Pump House is a must stay!”
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