We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hout Bay Manor

Agoda.comUS$80*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$163*
US$80*
Great Deal
US$163*
US$163*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Professional photos
Hout Bay Manor
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

143 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 132: English reviews
Start your review of Hout Bay Manor
 Click to rate
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected much more from a 5 star, our dinner was very poor (old fish and hair in my steak) also very noisy late at night in the hallway. Breakfast was good, but happy to leave the unfriendly reception desk, luckily we got a nice greeting for the security to save the otherwise below average experience.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank P1314FRbarryb
houtbaymanor2016, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Dear Guest I thank you for your comments. It is extremely unfortunate that we did not meet prior to your checkout. I would have appreciated discussing your unfortunate experience with you,as it is only with constructive criticism that we can benefit long term. I apologise for any inconvenience caused. Warm regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very spacious room with all the amenities that are needed, a very comfortable bed and also a full bathroom and all very tastefully decorated. Even pool accessories are provided. The food was excellent and the service as well.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had 5 nights to spend in Cape Town. Choosing this hotel was the best choice we made. The people are very nice, the food is awesome and the room was as expected, luxurious and very quiet.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nicolas S
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stayed at Hout Bay Manor for 4 nights as we were going to a wedding nearby. What a lovely offbeat hotel! While the entrance is furnished as it must have been in the old days with heavy dark wood - one can imagine being there in the days when the settlers first built hotels with stature - once you...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Beryl R
houtbaymanor2016, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

We are pleased that we have met your expectations and beyond. Thank you for your support and understanding during the time of the awful fire that destroyed so many homes. Our staff are regaining their confidence and have returned to work. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards

UK
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The Manor has been a long established favourite of ours. There is something incredibly welcoming and friendly about this hotel. Every one is made to feel more friend than guest. The rooms and grounds are first class and it's easy just to kill time languishing in the garden. It's small, private and reassuringly unpretentious, but what it excels at is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AAGuide
houtbaymanor2016, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

We cannot thank you enough for such an awesome review. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel. Kind Regards

Rhenen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Hout Bay Manor is a beautiful and very nice place to be. It is luxuries and well decorated. The beach is nearby. Hobby is a good point of departure for visits to several highlights. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank E1942OErobertv
houtbaymanor2016, Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful comments about our Hotel. We do hope that you will return. Warm regards

Cheadle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I am always surprised that you do not have to book months ahead to get in this superb Restaurant. It is certainly the smartest and best ambience in the Cape Town area. Service and attention to detail impeccable. A new Chef this year who's cooking was adventurous but with a traditional twist. Presentation and quality of food perfect with many...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank djbeecroft
houtbaymanor2016, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review of our PURE Restaurant, food and our service. We are so happy your experience was a magical one. Warm regards

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We came for lunch and waited so long to be served by anyone that we had to go and find someone to come and take our order. The waitress did not know if or what type of craft beer was available (none). They must have been short staffed. However when the food did come it was well presented and delicious....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank lindsayk323
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Gorgeous boutique hotel in an underestimated little town. We stayed here twice, once in 2001 and again this year, the new bigger pool (still small) is a welcome addition. Its an intimate hotel and you feel more of a guest than a patron. The staff are so great and give great advise about staying safe and seeing the sight in...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank J G
houtbaymanor2016, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your compliments. We are happy that you have fond memories of our "Haven in the Bay" Warm regards

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend the spa. I have been twice and the treatments are very rushed with the therapists not using a gentle hand at all. When coming to a spa you want to feel pampered and calm. At this spa you are made to feel like an appointment to get finished as quickly and roughly as possible. No finesse at...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mandy H
houtbaymanor2016, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Dear Mandy Thank you for raising your concerns however I am available 24/7 to address any issues of any nature, hence the signs displayed at the front desk. We would love to welcome you back to our SPA. Warm regards

51 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (42)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Other (22)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Hout Bay
0.5 km away
Chapmans Peak Beach Hotel
2.5 km away
Tintswalo Atlantic
Tintswalo Atlantic
#1 of 4 in Hout Bay
432 reviews
6.7 km away
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
10.6 km away
POD Camps Bay
POD Camps Bay
#1 of 12 in Camps Bay
633 reviews
9.9 km away
South Beach Camps Bay
South Beach Camps Bay
#2 of 12 in Camps Bay
287 reviews
9.6 km away
Atlanticview Cape Town Boutique Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hout Bay Manor, built in 1871, is renowned as one of Cape Town’s most graceful landmarks. The recently restored Hout Bay Manor offers 20 individually designed en-suite rooms and a sophisticated fine dining restaurant named ‘Pure.’ Hout Bay Manor, protected by century-old oak trees, was built from stone (600mm thick walls) and in traditional Cape Colonial style by Jacob Trautmann on an unspoiled piece of land, which had previously been part of the Kronendal Estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hout Bay Manor

Address: Baviaanskloof, off Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $121 - $422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hout Bay Manor 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, Cancelon, Cheap Tickets, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and HRS so you can book your Hout Bay Manor reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hout Bay Manor Cape Town, South Africa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hout Bay Manor staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upstairs rooms are spacious and absolutely quiet”
, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Best views of the mountains”
Capetowngirl_50, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet.”
JennyS929, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“perfect location for the romantic at heart, ten out of ten for a intimate wedding or renewing of vows no decor needed its perfect as is..”
karinachterbergh, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We like the rooms overlooking the garden/pool but a little more road noise”
gavin7772016, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Agoda.com
US$80* /night
View Deal
Hotels.comUS$163
Expedia.comUS$163
Hotwire.comUS$163
View all 12 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates