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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful guesthouse in beautiful Montagu. Large poolside room with excellent amenities. Welcoming, friendly host and hostess. Fabulous breakfast. All in all a great place to relax and enjoy the lifestyle. Very highly recommended. Thank you for our great two nights.

1 Thank Hamish C
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28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely rooms with private veranda looking out to a shaded garden with pool. Off road secure parking, warm welcome and safe to walk around to numerous restaurants. Excellent home prepared breakfast with fresh fruits, yoghurt, muesli and home made bread etc, with hot options too. The host kindly offers a glass of Muscadel port wine too. Try it. It's lovely

1 Thank Besty78
Chichester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This was the second time we had stayed at this guest house using it as a stopping place en route between Wilderness and the West Coast. It is utterly charming with well equipped rooms situated in a lovely garden at the rear of the property. The hosts are very friendly and helpful and will organize a restaurant in town for... More 

2 Thank dave_gilder
The Hague, The Netherlands
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57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The B&B is on the main road of Montagu, so everything was within walking distance. The rooms are like little bungalows set in a beautiful garden, so it all felt very private. Our room was quite big with everything we needed, a good bed, a big bathroom and a nice terrace where we could sit very privately. There is also... More 

2 Thank Lex v
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We have stayed at Malherbe on several occasions. We find it to be convenient for town. The rooms are well equipped and nicely furnished. The owners Hoop and Micki are very friendly and efficient and most helpful. The breakfast is excellent, the pool area is small but clean and has sunbeds, the rest of the garden has lots of plants... More 

2 Thank Margaret H
North Yorkshire
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the Malherbe Guesthouse for one night as part of our drive along Route 62, we really enjoyed our stay and could easily have stayed longer. The property is easily found right on the main road, but no road noise whatsoever. There are just a few rooms set in a lovely garden, with a small but very adequate... More 

2 Thank MartinNorthYorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Friendly hosts, great atmosphere, spacious room, charming pool area in a little town on South Africa's route 62. The breakfast is served by the host and extremely delicious. A visit in the restaurant Simply Delicious (350m) from the Guesthouse is also recommended strongly. Kathrin & Martin

2 Thank Benz I
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights on our honeymoon and we're greeted very friendly and warmly upon arrival and every morning. Breakfasts were delicious and prepared with so much thought. Rooms are stunningly decorated and bathrooms big, rooms were cleaned thoroughly every morning!

3 Thank Nadine V
The Hague, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent guesthouse with spacious, tastefully decorated bedroom and nice bathroom with bath and shower. The breakfast was very good. Both owners made us feel welcome and gave us tips for lunch and dinner.

2 Thank JSvH1950
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63 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed here one night on our way from Stellenbosch to Oudtshorn. The little town Montagu is really nice with small beautiful houses. The same is the Malherbe guesthouse. It has a very tasteful interior and a beautiful garden. The owners, a very friendly Dutch couple, are helpful and doing everything to ensure a perfect stay.

2 Thank Schneido

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Malherbe guesthouse is a National Monument and was built in 1859. The house has been lovingly restored and offers 4 en-suite garden rooms, private entrance and patio or verandah. Rooms have air conditioning (cooling & heating,a bar-fridge, electronic safe, hospitality tray, hairdryer, free WI-FI andsatellite TV/DSTV. The guesthouse also has a spacious guest lounge where you can enjoy a complementary glass Montagu Muscadel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malherbe Guesthouse

Address: 17 Lang Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range: $108 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Malherbe Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The poolside rooms are large with a big bathroom, shower and bath. They also have their own little patio with table and chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 219hamishc, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Luxury garden rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles Dirts, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The garden rooms are secluded, quiet & look out over the attractive pool & graden.”
 of 5 bubbles Mammadillo, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“You must stay in the Deluxe room to enjoy the most of everything.”
 of 5 bubbles NeilMar2014, 24 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The deluxe rooms look brighter”
 of 5 bubbles Stopeter44, 6 Jan 2013 | Read review
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