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Amblewood Guest House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We had a great stay at Amblewood - 2 nights at the start of our holiday in the Inglenook room. The room is huge with its own veranda overlooking the bay. The view was stunning. The bed was large and extremely comfortable leading to excellent nights' sleep. There is every amenity you could need including a large safe, fridge and...

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We just love this place - just stayed for the 6th time and we still love this place. Its so handy for everything but the best things besides the owners and the dog its only 20 minutes from the airport. June and trevor welcome you as old friends and its nice and relaxing from the minute you arrive. This time...

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Beds
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We saved the best until last and spent the last two days of our trip to SA in Amblewood. It is a haven of peace & tranquility, with beautiful bedrooms, a lovely deck and pool, and magnificent views across the bay. Trevor and June were perfect hosts - friendly, attentive and professional. We enjoyed long lingering breakfasts on the verandah...

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1Thank Alan-J-P
Loxwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2013

June and Trevor continue to offer excellent hospitality at their great guest house in Hout Bay. The house enjoys the most stunning views across the bay to the Sentinel and harbour. The view at night is magical. On this occasion we were staying for one night only before returning home to the UK. Nonetheless, we were welcomed as old friends....

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Spain
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We stayed with Trevor and June in their lovely guesthouse for two weeks in November, before moving on to Knysna,and can't stop telling everyone about our fantastic holiday. From the comfort of Amblewood as a base (with its lovely view of the bay and the mountains), we were able to explore the whole of the Cape region around Hout Bay...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2013

We spent 3 nights here and were able to fully relax and enjoy the superb views. Trevor and June are wonderful hosts and nothing is too much trouble.Very good breakfasts too! My son had a lovely cool room on the ground floor with a very private balcony from which to see the sunset over the bay.. I had a suite...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 25 November 2013

My wife and I stayed for 9 days in early September at Trevor and Junes Place in Hout Bay. Amberwood Guest House is a very nice and private B & B, in the hillside overlooking Hout Bay with a fabulous view. But the best about it all were Trevor and June. They were really dedicated and superb hosts, always eager...

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Thank DesertGeir
Bradford on Avon
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Once you find Amblewood (make a point of taking the detailed map from Amblewood's website) you will love the quietness, the view over the bay, the breakfasts (fried eggs just perfect, every time) and the warmth of the welcome by June & Trevor, owners. Our room was quite pleasant although the shower was tricky to use. The bed was very...

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Thank Peter O
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This is an amazing little guesthouse to stay at. The view is spectacular and I would suggest choosing one of the upstairs rooms with a private balcony. The owners, Trevor and June, are most welcoming and really helped to make us feel at home. The rooms were cosy and clean and the bath was amazing. Breakfast is a definite plus...

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Boise, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Trevor, June, and Thimba are wonderful hosts. The room and the breakfasts were fantastic. Not a single complaint. Awesome view. Very quiet. Food recommendations were spot on. Hout Bay is a nice area and not too far from the other interesting areas of Cape Town.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Amblewood Guest House

Address: 43 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $138 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amblewood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All upstairs rooms have stunning views”
christophermV8114ZR, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Victorian as we wanted a private balcony! My guess is they are all great. Our room was as stated on website.”
OnSafariAgain, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony for great views.”
jeannes107, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs a bit more spacious and even better views!”
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“Loft Suite is fantastic.”
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