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Fernwood Manor

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We had a large, comfortable room which was excellent. Sally and her team could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Nothing w too much trouble and they made our stay perfect. Great location with very good food. Loved it.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Just so so lovely, and we have booked again for next year already. Fernwood Manor is everything we wanted. Tucked away in a pleasant suburb but handy for Cape Town, Constantia, etc., Sally should be immensely proud of what she has achieved, ambiance, style just ooze. Room 5 is special, overlooking the mountains, large spacious bedroom, separate dressing area, large...

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Walvis Bay, Namibia
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We stayed for four nights in the Rose Suite and what a wonderful stay it was......from the welcoming by the owner to the farewell from the Receptionist the entire stay was exemplary. The Rose Suite is slightly apart from the rest of the rooms and that was such an appealing part for us......beautifully furnished and decorated room, extra large bathroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Fernwood manor is just a bit out of Cape town in Newlands. Personally my wife and I prefer to be in what is a relatively peaceful area where there is less likelihood of meeting crime and we usually begin our visit in this suburb. The house itself was originally the family ho,e of the present owner and has been extended....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 January 2016

this my second stay at Fernwood, the first was 6years ago. I am pleased to say the hotel is as goos as ever, well appointed rooms, good breakfast spread, friendly and smiley staff. there is an excellent choice of local wines from the self service chillers in the lounge. close by there are some good eateries either a daytime walk...

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1Thank Robbins85
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I grew up in Cape Town and on a recent return to the city from Hong Kong, decided to forgo staying with family and spend some time in one of our favorite areas of Cape Town, it was the best decision we made. From the moment we arrived we felt well taken care of, extremely friendly staff...

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Minchinhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week to watch England play cricket at nearby Newlands. It was the perfect place to stay. Quiet, peaceful and away from the crowds. Beautiful rooms (we had 9, 5 and 8) all of which were very big, especially 5. Very good breakfast and lovely staff. Highly recommended.

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1Thank Rose L
UK
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful guesthouse in a lovely, tranquil part of Cape Town. We stayed in 2 different rooms over a 10 day period and they were both lovely - the Almond Suite in particular is simply lovely. We've stayed in other good quality accommodation over the years in our visits to Cape Town, and this is without question the...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Have been staying at Fernwood Manor for a number of years. It never fails to achieve the highest standards in service, room standards and quality. There is a very experienced team who are more than happy to help and advise guests. Every guest is treated to a level of personal service rarely found in such a small establishment. Must not...

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1Thank Maggie R
London, UK
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This was truly a high quality guest house. Beautiful! Everything was immaculately well maintained, the room was comfortable and the setting very lush, with stunning views onto Table Mountain. The location is in a very peaceful part of the city, very close to the botanical gardens which are well worth a visit. Special thanks to Emanuela who went out of...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fernwood is an elegant colonial style home in the leafy suburb of Newlands surrounded by lush greenery with wonderful mountain views. Our exclusive guest house, catering for no more than 16 guests, ensures warm friendly personal service in gracious and elegant surroundings.All with their own unique character, we offer exquisitely decorated air-conditioned rooms, king or twin bedded on request, most with balcony or garden patio. These superior luxury rooms with finely appointed bathrooms are complemented by two executive suites, The Almond and The Rose. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fernwood Manor

Address: 35 Almond Street | Fernwood, Newlands 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Price Range: $171 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fernwood Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The rooms next to the pool are great.”
Gorgonzilla, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We have experienced three different rooms during our various trips and would recommend them all.”
297DavidM, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed n No 4 which was very large & on its own with a balcony in the main house.”
O2577ZEcaroll, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The family suite upstairs is awesome!”
Gorgonzilla, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are warmer in winter. The rooms around the pool whilst have a good view, are very cold during winter.”
Rockin_Robyn2014, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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