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Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two great weeks in this beautiful and well equipped villa. The location overlooking Wilderness and the sea is unforgettable. We can definitely recommend it. Thanks to Marianna, Andre and Marion for their assistance.

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We enjoyed having you here. We hope to see you again in the future! Many thanks for your review. The Knysna Loerie birds are missing you too. Take care Marianna, André and Marion

Postmasburg
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was our second visit to the property in just under two years. The Villa remains our families destination of choice when visiting the garden route. Since our last visit a couple of improvements were made (the pool is heated and a daily cleaning service is provided.) As we did during our first visit, we enjoyed the tranquil setting, brilliant...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Excellent property, enjoyed our stay. Highlight were the birds at the feeders and the cherry on the cake were ythe two magnificent Louries coming every morning for bananas Pity the gas for the fires ran out and couldn't be replaced, it was winter and being able to turn the gas fire on for a little bit just made the lovely...

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear Michael Thanks for your review much appreciated! There is underfloor heating throughout the house. Every bedroom, lounge. There was no need to be cold. We bought gas just before you came. There is always gas. We have a spare bottle unopened. Please book again! I will make sure someone shows you how the gas works. We made a plan...

Bot River, South Africa
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Wow! Wow! Wow! This was our second visit to Livingstone House and what a memorable occasion it was to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary in such comfort and luxury. The ambience, attention to detail and breathtaking views were excellent. Thanks Marianna and Andre for taking care to make this special occasion such an unforgettable pleasure. This will definitely not be...

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear Dianne and family thanks so much for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. It was great to have you and we are looking forward to your next stay. To achieve a 35 th anniversary is a great accomplishment! Take care Marianna Smith and Andre Burger

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Luxurious self-catering house with all the bells and whistles. Great attention to detail, spotlessly clean and beautiful view. My kids loved the bird feeders on the balcony outside the kitchen that attracted all sorts of birdlife including the Knysna loeries. We'll definitely be back!

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear Jonel thanks so much! We really appreciate your beautiful review. We hope to see you again in the future. Warmest regards Marianna Burger Smith Owner of Livingstone Villa

Goffstown, New Hampshire
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I was so excited to stay in such a beautiful house with an amazing view! It had lots of room for everyone to have their own space but a comfortable and spacious living area. I would highly recommend Livingstone House!

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear John and family thanks so much! Appreciate your time to write a beautiful review. Hope to see you guys again. Good luck with your elections.

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What a house. We loved this play it was so perfect. We would sit on the balcony drinking cocktails watching the sunset and the view was spectacular. The small pool on the balcony was just perfect. Quick dip in the summer sun. House has all amenities you could ever want. Bedrooms and bathrooms were fantastic. Quick walk to town and...

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Appreciate! Very kind of you. If I could rate your review also. Also perfect :) Hope to see you again. Warm regards Marianna Smith And Andre Burger

Stilbaai, South Africa
Reviewed 26 July 2016

What an amazing place. The villa is totally luxurious with a real wow factor. Glorious view of the ocean. We had an extremely enjoyable and comfortable weekend retreat with the family. Marianna made sure everything was perfect. Thank you so so much.

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear Simon now the villa had its first matric dance! Super amazing. We are glad you enjoyed it and thanks for the review. Hope you guys come again. Please send some of the matric photo's. Warmest regards Marianna Smith And Andre Burger

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed at Livingstone House from 8th- 15th July and we were are wowed by the level of luxury we encountered on our arrival. The stunning scenery from the balconies and the surrounding bird life especially the Loerie birds that arrived each day to be fed were a joy to behold. Marianna provides 5 star accommodation and service. Marianna and...

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear Mariana it was a pleasure having you! Thanks for your review and stay. You guys travelled so far. It is great to know our villa will be mentioned now in America. Technology is amazing. It opens up a whole new world in accommodation. Thanks for travelling so far to Africa. Good luck with your daughter's wedding. Looking forward to...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have been to many self catering accommodation over the years, and absolutely nothing compares to this Villa. Few people know how to treat their guests like the owner, Marianna. Every time we visit Livingstone House it just gets better. This is our third visit and each time was most memorable . We thoroughly enjoyed the Loeries that visited every...

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LivingstoneVilla729, Owner at Livingstone House, responded to this review

Dear Prevanya thank you very much for taking the time to do the review. Much appreciated! Our guests are the best and make it all worth it! Thanks for the great photo's you took of the Knysna Loerie. Saien has special talents :) We are looking forward to your fourth stay next year. The villa appreciate your support! Warmest regards...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Livingstone Villa is a 3 storey hotel. Luxurious ! Heated splash pool! 5 star self-catering by TGCSA. Read our guest reviews. 1-6 people can sleep. Why book with us? - - 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite) - 3 gas fireplaces - 2 baths and 3 showers - indoor braai - Unlimited breathtaking seaviews - free wi-fi - fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, tumble drier, washing machine, gas hob, microwave, full size kitchen. - walking distance to the beach no transport necessary - - upmarket contemporary furniture - - exquisite details throughout the house - - real seaviews - walking distance to the Wilderness village - abundant bird life the Knysna Loerie breeds in the bush in front of Livingstone Villa - - gas fireplace in 2 bedrooms nice and cozy - underfloor heating if needed - indoor barbeque/braai - - - own private swimming pool Hanging 8 metres above groundlevel No need to go the beach - - watch dolphins and whales when in season - own garden - - - friendly service available 24 hours day and night - - lounge seating for 6 people - - diningroom for 6-8 people - - high quality bedlinen - most comfortable beds you can sleep on - 2 Kingsize bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms - shower and bathroom plus bush view plus his and hers washbasins - - towels provided - TV with full DSTV throughout the house - - self-catering but breakfast can be arranged. Arrange with the owner - cleaning and washing and ironing included in price - - 3rd bedroom has 2 single beds and shower on 1 st floor and own entrance and lounge and Own TV ideal for a nannie or parents or teenagers - - all linen is provided - if we must book a spa or anything please let us know. We will make a booking but You pay yourself. - nothing is too much to make your stay unforgettable - - The villa can accommodate 6 people. - - 5 star Tourism Grading council of South Africa Summary to understand the lay-out 2nd floor has 2 private bedrooms far from each other so privacy is guaranteed! Main bedroom: Executive bedroom/Whale room. consists of 2 bedrooms with each an en-suite bathrooms. Main Bedroom: - private entrance from 2nd bedroom. - Not next to each other. - Best sea- and mountainviews in Wilderness. - Linen and towels are provided. - Gowns are provided Luxurious egyptian cotton linen in bedroom with a super luxury Kingsize bed. Extras in bedroom: Private balcony with seaviews. Stackable doors to bring the outside inside. Hear the waves break while you sleep. Watch dolphins play from your balcony. Feed the Knysna Loerie on the balcony with bananas. Bird paradise. Safe for valuables. Gas fireplaces in each bedroom on 2nd floor - underfloor heating no charge - En-suite private bathroom. - Bath, shower and his and hers washbasin and toilet. - Gas fireplace. - Free wi-fi TV with full DSTV - Kingsize bed - Comfortable mattressess throughout - Good quality linen - Wall-to-wall carpets - Built-in cupboards 2nd floor 2nd bedroom: same as bedroom 1 just a tiny bit smaller. Gas fireplace. Wall-to-wall carpets. Wi-fi free TV with full DSTV Ground floor 3rd bedroom 2 single beds. Lounge suite in the cellar with TV and full DSTV. Own entrance. Ideal bedroom for teenagers or older couple. 1St floor: Kitchen is a 120% fully equipped. Extra luxuries Nespresso machine, please bring your own refills Oven Gas plates to prepare food everything is provided. How many people can book? Max. 6 People. Lounge/diningroom and kitchen extra Gas fireplace also in lounge area. Indoor braai. Balcony. Your OWN Swimming pool 8 metres above groundlevel with seaviews. Stackable doors. Diningroom on same level as well as the 3rd bathroom as well as entrance to the house. Breathtaking, upmarket and exquisite with the best seaviews in Wilderness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Livingstone House

Address: 729 Constantia Drive, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: $218 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Livingstone House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“This Villa was 5+stars”
 of 5 bubbles marianacavanagh, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The main room is to gorgeous. The sheets are so clean and very soft and comfortable ”
 of 5 bubbles Tshiad, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Incredible views”
 of 5 bubbles KJKeppie, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean and are equally as gorgeous as the next”
 of 5 bubbles 719kerryw, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Best views, rooms nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreWolf007, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
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