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    The Cock House

    10 Market St, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good22%
    • Average25%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible16%
    24 Jan 2017
    “Lovely stay and delicious food”
    24 Aug 2016
    “visors since Feb 2011 / 2016”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 35 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    3 nights in June 2017 pre paid. A return nostalgic visit, totally disappointed. Proprietor is clearly not interested or invested in maintaining high standards to this guest establishment or for the lack of hospitality skills from his staff. It all shows by the shabbiness, run...More

    Thank jayned225
    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    We've been making annual visits for some years but are unlikely to do so again - sadly. We arrived 2.30 pm; shortage of sheets, pillowcases and towels so no rest possible after long drive; OK by 4.45 pm, delay due to absence of any spare...More

    Thank portway
    Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

    The Cock House is a colonial style guest house and the staff are friendly and so polite and accommodating. I ate at the restaurant on the property, (Nordens) and I can honestly say that the food was delicious!! I would gladly come back here when...More

    Thank 413sabrina
    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    My sister, her fiancé and myself recently did a roadtrip to the Eastern Cape from KZN for a wedding and decided to check out Grahamstown. Knowing it's predominantly a University Town we didn't expect a big vibe, but my goodness did we pick a really...More

    1  Thank CarissaSch
    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    We are old St Andrews College and Rhodes University parents .. expat Bahrain now Dubai. . Every time we come out to SA / Grahamstown we stay at Cockhouse. .. we have had some very special times there .. school functions, my daughters lay over...More

    3  Thank 404Charmain
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • 13
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    Room Tips
    "Only room 6"
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    "We stayed on the 1st floor and street can get a bit noisy but all the garden cottages was fully booked."
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    "Front road rooms can be a bit noisy."
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    "I was upstairs in the original old house - No 6 - and it was very tired and needs a lot of TLC, and was noisy..."
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