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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your're looking for a convenient, peaceful location (just off the N2 near George) that is affordable yet comfortable and clean, look no further than Far Hiils! The staff are friendly, the food is great and the views and setting is exceptional at this price!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled from Port Elizabeth to celebrate our 61st Wedding Anniversary and my wife's 82nd birthday at The Far Hills Country Hotel in the Wilderness on the 23rd /24th March 2017, We had a special deal of R699 for 2 nights for 2 people including breakfast. The first impression on arrival seemed ok, we were allocated room No 33, The...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of mountains from the spacious bedroom was spectacular and the accommodation was better than we expected. the big disappointment was from the bar / kitchen - we thought we would "eat in" but they did not have any sugar free drinks available and only 1 bottle of cold white wine which was not to our liking and the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel served its purpose for a family on 8 over a long weekend. Yes the hotels needs lots of TLC but it is super kid friendly which helps the parents relax. Friendly bar, service not so great, no pool loungers or furniture available (unlike the pictures). Beds comfortable and rooms clean. As long as you expect nothing fancy your...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed overnight at this Hotel which was very comfortable. The room was very pleasant and very clean and we had a lovely view of the lush hills. The pub and restaurant took care of our thirst and hunger, and we enjoyed a buffet breakfast the next morning. This is our second stay there and a very nice convenient location...

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stayed at this hotel a year ago, and it was very run down, the curtains in the bedroom didn't even come down to the floor, bed was very worn out and dipped in the middle. Not a good nights sleep at all. Supper was not a pleasant experience, This hotel is in need of a serious upgrade, actually needs...

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162info, Front Office Manager at Far Hills Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Mottershead We find it a bit unfair that you have gone onto Tripadvisor to complain about our hotel, when you stated that you stayed here last year April. However, on our system you stayed at our hotel on the 11th and 12th October 2015, nearly two years ago and not last year. Numerous changes and upgrades have occurred...

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Check in was very frustrating as it took them 15 minutes to find out if the room was ready. When we got into the room we went out onto the balcony and were amazed at the views. The room needs plenty of upgrading and everything is very tired. The thing we did not like was that below us we had...

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162info, Front Office Manager at Far Hills Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/s Marshall On behalf of Staff and Management of The Far Hills Hotel, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay with us. The party that was held on the saturday night, was a last minute booking as their original place had a problem. Rest assured your comments have been forwarded to the appropriate...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The Far Hills Hotel is off the N2 on your way to Knysna. Breathtaking surroundings as far as the eye can see. If you like tranquillity then this is the place to be. The swimming pool is close to the rooms and breakfast area surrounded by rolling lawns and a lush garden. I agree the hotel had an old worldly...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed over the weekend on a special "Daddys Deals". Rooms are basic but clean. The view is stunning. Breakfast was good and the staff are friendly and always willing to go the extra mile to help. We will definitly go back..

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Horrible. The people working are cocky and unfriendly, rooms are filled with all sorts of bugs and beatles and just a dirty feeling in general, strongly recommend they don't allow anyone to come to their accommodation before changing EVERYTHING, including staff.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Touch the Earth / Feel at Home. Far Hills offers a departure from the typical hotel. We believe in warmth, family and comfort in a stylish but unpretentious setting. We encourage our guests to absorb the tranquillity of the environment by lounging next to the pool, relaxing on the deck in the shade of the 100 year-old oak tree, listening to the silence of the mountain in a garden gazebo or having a drink in front of a blazing fire in winter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Far Hills Country Hotel

Address: N2 | Farm 115, Kraaibosch, George 6530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > George
Price Range: $71 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Far Hills Country Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“top floor facing the mountains”
jasonvenn2017, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel!!”
dongee2017, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lower ground garden / pool rooms.”
freedomoftravel, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking pool have a good view but are very tired,,,,”
, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the newly revamped rooms.”
Tessa143, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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