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Colourful Manor is beautifully located on the slopes of the Gordons Bay mountains overlooking False Bay, Cape of Good Hope, Table mountain, the Atlantic Ocean, the Hottentot Holland mountains and the vineyards of Vergelegen Wine estate. Modern decorated luxurious rooms with either sea of mountain view. Superb bathrooms, top quality beds and linen. Great service, very personal service and recommendations by the owners and freshest breakfast with Italian coffees. Centrally located for Capetown, Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Hermanus and the winelands. All scenic routes start and stop at Colourful Manor.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bay View
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Cape Town Intl Airport34 km
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All reviews beautiful lodge nice pool area long journey personal service excellent hosts room was spacious places to visit wonderful stay western cape stellenbosch hospitality dori view hostess
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Great stay with the lovely couple Dorie and Johann and not to mention the adorable dog Nala the cuddle bear. Weather was abit off but the place is great to unwind and relax with a nice pool area. Dorie has all the tips you need...More

Thank LabibFeidy
Response from Colourfulmanor, Manager at Colourful ManorResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Labib & Verena, Thank you for your stay at Colourful Manor and thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We hope to see you in future again. Warm Regards Johann & Dorie

Reviewed 22 May 2018

It was such a great experience to stay at Colourful Manor. Dorie is a lovely hosts who is willing to help you with everything. We had nice conversations and a great breakfast. But that is not all.. only sitting on the terrace and looking at...More

Thank Myrna v
Response from Colourfulmanor, Manager at Colourful ManorResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Myrna, Was lovely to have you and Renske. All the best with your internship as well as with your studies. Hope to see you again in future. We are also looking forward to bestow our hospitality on your parents and brother during their visit...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was the second time we stayed here. The rooms are very comfortable, the location is superb with marvellous views up to the mountains and down over Gordon's Bay. A very peaceful location as well. Dorie and Johann are absolutely great, with a super breakfast!...More

Thank Alvin W
Response from Colourfulmanor, Manager at Colourful ManorResponded 4 April 2018

Alvin & Linda, thank you for staying with us again. Always lovely to see you. Take care until next time. Warm Regards Johann & Dorie

Reviewed 15 March 2018

When we arrived we had a very warm welcome by Dorie & Johan.The view is amazing! Cape Town and Stellenbosch are within an hour drive. A visit to Gordons Bay in the evening is just 5 minutes away! Just relax after breakfast at the pool...More

Thank JorisL29
Response from Colourfulmanor, Manager at Colourful ManorResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Joris, It was lovely to have you. Trust to see you again in future. Kind Regards Johann & Dorie

Reviewed 2 March 2018

Most helpful and friendly hosts Dorie and Johann. Amazing location and a good staring point to all locations around. Wonderful pool area to relax, Really big rooms although positions of mirrors in the bathroom only for tall people.As we stayed for quite a few nights...More

Thank kikiinafrica
Response from Colourfulmanor, Manager at Colourful ManorResponded 19 March 2018

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We are pleased that you had a good time at Colourful Manor. We take note of the remark regarding breakfast. Although we endeavor to cater for all by providing a good spread in our...More

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We an arrange a shuttle for your trip to Gansbaai. Our WIFI is of high quality.
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"Feeling home"
22 May 2018
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"Most rooms overlook the pool and Gordon's Bay, and one faces the mountains"
1 Apr 2018
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"Make sure you get a room at the pool with a bay-view."
15 Mar 2018
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"Rooms towards the sea are less effected by the wind"
1 Mar 2018
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US$ 91 - US$ 117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownGordon's Bay
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