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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a room with fire place which was easy to use. Very nice after a cold boat trip! A spacious area with little apartment houses, all newly decorated. Diner was a 'braai' and after that you can have a good choice of whiskey in the pub or 'kroeg'. Morning tea on your own balcony which is situated in the...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lovely weekend for the Elgin open gardens at Houw Hoek Inn, and were so happy to be there. The gardens were a delight and the Houw Hoek property was filled with beautiful waterlily ponds and Oak trees that were teaming with the activity of Weaver birds building their nests. A delightful breakfast was served on the veranda and...

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Thank Sandybernstein
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with a group of 34 rugby players for 2 nights. Very well accomodated and rooms are nice clean. Very quite and peacefull atmosphere up in the hills with a great view. Has a small pool, volleyball court(sand) mini golf course (obstacle)for activities. They do have a bar and food/drinks are affordable with pool tables and dart boards upstairs. Staff...

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Thank Joe S
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Came back to Cape Town and said to family members my stay really exceeded my expectations. .had a fabulous time ,staff was friendly ,just regret I didn't have my steak as I was not hungry ,but next time definitely.

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Thank 64wiltonp
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome place for that one night of break away. Very quiet and tranqual. Food and music cater for all tastes. I will suppose any time during the year is a good time to go but we enjoy it more during winter as all the rooms have a fireplace which make it so much more romantic. I have also spent time...

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Thank Neil G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Attended a wedding - the wedding venue was great and the food was exceptional. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. The grounds are beautiful and tranquil. Great breakfast spread the next morning. A beautiful place to stay

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Thank Doreenhall
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked late for dinner but the receptionist was happy to receive us. Our food was good; I had a chicken salad and hubby had a burger. The interior is very vintage which doesn't quite do it for me but nonetheless it was a lovely experience.

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Thank andthenmel
Bellville, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Thank you so much for making our time with you one to always remember because of the magnificent nature views, excellent service, luxury room and fabulous meals in a hearty atmosphere. We enjoyed our stay very very much and will definitely come back again in future. Regards H Hayes

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Clean neat bedrooms. Awesome breakfast! Will definitely visit again. I can recommend this hotel if you plan to do some mountain biking in the area. We did Paul Cluver and The Oaks trails. This is highly recommended.

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Thank 451stephanv
Cape Town
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Rooms very comfortable with fireplace, good shower. Staff very friendly, great fun venue for a party. Good access to a number of nearby attractions. Good country fare on the food front. Pretty location

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect combination of old world charm and modern comfort. A home away from home. Houw Hoek Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in South Africa and is peacefully positioned in the beautiful mountains among meandering streams. It is a popular wedding venue, as the rolling lawns and duck filled ponds create a romantic setting second to none. The hotel is situated in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Nature Reserve, just 90km from Cape Town and 75km from Cape Town International Airport. The furnishings are elegant with an emphasis on comfort. The terraces boast views of the magnificent surrounding mountains. We offer all the luxuries of home, to our excellent service will ensure that you have a magnificent stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Houw Hoek Hotel

Address: Off N2 | Houw Hoek, Between Grabouw & Botriver, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: ₹ 3,666 - ₹ 7,331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Houw Hoek Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All Rooms R Top Quality, with FirePlace”
 of 5 bubbles lancetanyam, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms”
 of 5 bubbles U1164VAmelissar, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First floor rooms have a better view of the "mountain".”
 of 5 bubbles jacksons152, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Snowgooose, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the new renovated rooms with air-con.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnK727, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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