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Houw Hoek Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the dinner, dance, bed & breakfast. The staff were very friendly and helpful ensuring that my husband's birthday was a memorable one. The room was very comfortable and the fireplace a great extra. We will definitely be back soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would just like to raise a issue i experienced over the long weekend at your hotel with regards to the serving of breakfast. When confirming the booking, i was asked if i would like breakfast included when making the booking and confirmed - YES for 4 people and one kid. The day before our arrival we had to confirm...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of days ,just lekker.die rustigheid homself,the property is just crazily beautiful, the food however was not to my liking ,the fireplace in the room creates an amazing cozy feeling with an awesome wine. As for the food aspect i was not happy about the offering and presentation ,there are plenty of little restaurants around to enjoy....

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Thank morne c
south africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night on a Saturday during the Elgin Cool Wine Festival. The hotel is old, but well kept and the gardens are pretty. It is very child friendly with fun activities and the restaurant food from the snack menu was enjoyable. The rooms are clean, beds very comfy, but beware of sleeping here on a Saturday night when the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awesome dinner and dance. Awesome stay and breakfast. We were so surprised at the rooms, food and the area around the hotel. We are looking currently to hold the wife's 50th birthday at Houw Hoek hotel. Phoned on Friday to get quote. Just waiting on the response.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had an absolute blast. Was the first time we been at Houw Hoek. Everything was perfect, the weather, the food, accommodation and breakfast. Will definitely be back. Well worth the money spent.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a really lovely long relaxing weekend stay, which included a full breakfast buffet every morning. The rooms are clean and comfortable, nice and spacious, even have a fireplace for those winter nights. The dinner dance on the Saturday evening was a great hit. The food was very good, and the music selection was great to dance to. The dinner...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We took new friends with to enjoy the dinner dance/ sleepover. The reception staff deserve a special mention. Accommodation, staff and venue great as always. The buffet breakfast has a vast choice and even MCC and orange juice on offer. Weather was great and our friends were madly impressed. We will all be back - again!

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Thank Cheryl T
Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Food was excellent and it is a lovely place to relax. The room was clean and comfortable. We just had bugs that came into the room at night. But I would recommend the hotel to everyone. We also love the history of the hotel.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The staff were very friendly and helpful. My son lost his watch during our stay. I reported it to reception. The hotel called me a while after we'd checked out to inform me that they had found the watch and I could collect it at reception whenever was convenient for me. On my arrival to collect the watch a few...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect combination of old world charm and modern comfort. A home away from home. Houw Hoek Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in South Africa and is peacefully positioned in the beautiful mountains among meandering streams. It is a popular wedding venue, as the rolling lawns and duck filled ponds create a romantic setting second to none. The hotel is situated in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Nature Reserve, just 90km from Cape Town and 75km from Cape Town International Airport. The furnishings are elegant with an emphasis on comfort. The terraces boast views of the magnificent surrounding mountains. We offer all the luxuries of home, to our excellent service will ensure that you have a magnificent stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Houw Hoek Hotel

Address: 2 Off N | Houw Hoek, Between Grabouw & Botriver, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Hotel Class:3 star — Houw Hoek Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“all rooms are good”
mornec2016, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 6 to 11 overlook the pool, modern and single level.”
Miketableview, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room close to the main lodge if you want good wi-fi reception.”
Linseyjfd, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All Rooms R Top Quality, with FirePlace”
lancetanyam, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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