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Wildekrans Country House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the cottage sleeping 4, and opted for self catering. We were so warmly welcomed and orientated about Elgin Valley and its offerings by Alison, the owner of the country house. She went as far as to call ahead and secure us lunch at Fresh down the road. :) We loved the lodging; comfortable, clean and beautifully decorated....

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Thank Kirsty T
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First class service and meals in this elegant country lodge. Hiking the Green Mountain trail was spectacular and the service and accommodation from Alison and her staff was exemplary. Expert trail guides made for an unforgettable experience.

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Thank Mark L
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual, a fantastic stay in what feels like you are at home. From the rustic warm decor to the outstanding service levels, brilliant food & wine and an out of this world location. Like home away from home. We will be back soon for a longer stay.

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Thank DarylS123
Monchique, Portugal
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stayed at Wildekrans because we participated the Cape-Epic (8 stage day mountainbike bike competition). It was excellent to stay there because after the races we could decompress in the quiet and very nice garden, or inside in one of the old-school and cozy rooms. The people where super friendly and helpful, even when we asked the weirdest questions. The...

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Thank franzclaes
Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Wildekrans offers incredible quirky accommodation with lots of history involved. Alison (the owner) was helpful beyond expectations and instantly made you feel like you're staying with friends. We did a day hike with John, one of the guides, who had a wide arrange of knowledge about the area's flora and fauna and looked after us extremely well. The walk finished...

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Thank Iska09
Pretoria
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We stayed in the garden view room. We also had an awesome romantic supper in the barn and breakfast was delicious. The staff was very professional and friendly. We only stayed a night, but will definitely go back and stay longer!

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Thank Gerard K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We recently chose Wilderkrans Country House for a much needed weekend escape and it was everything we could have asked for. Located down a country lane, the guest house is a beautiful, yet unpretentious 1811-whitewashed old manor house with thick walls, wooden floors and eclectic, antique décor. The bar is self-service – you merely have to jot down what you...

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Thank TheSmithTribe
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A beautiful whitewashed house in lovely countryside. We were in the Mountain view room, which did indeed have a lovely view over the pretty garden to the hills. Reasonable size, with lots of old-style wooden furniture, very attractive. Dinner in the barn was excellent quality and very generous portions, with a lovely candle lit atmosphere. There is walking in the...

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Thank robbti r
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 February 2017

An artistic and lovely space with a pretty garden and fresh water pool. The perfect stop-over or retreat destination. Staff especially attentive and friendly- check up if all is comfortable. Tasty breakfast and spacious rooms. I did a painting in the garden which was very peaceful.

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Sandton
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were lucky enough to get a last minute booking at this wonderful place. We stayed in the original house, full of history and charm and gorgeous art. A home made bread and cheese dinner (what we wanted that night) at the kitchen table took us back to our own childhood. And then there's the beautiful garden that melts into...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only an hour's drive from Cape Town, this historic 1811 Cape Dutch homestead, set in a rambling country garden, is the perfect farm stay and country getaway. Wi-fi available on the property. Rosebeds, lawns and fruit trees cascade to the river and, silhouetted by a rugged mountain backdrop, provides a dramatic setting for a collection of contemporary art. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildekrans Country House

Address: Houw Hoek Village, Elgin 7190, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Elgin
Price Range: $112 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The cottage has STUNNING views of the mountains and the well tended garden”
602kirstyt, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask the mountain view room”
ruanh, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great”
CornelS_13, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are uniquely positioned to enjoy surrounding nature”
jjanaalt, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“recommend the Mountain view room. You have your own fireplace and private room and dining area which makes privacy at an optimum!”
staceyl114, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
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