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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 10 December 2013

I was on a last minute business trip. I was very surprised to find such a lovely hotel in such a small town. This is definitely a hidden gem in the Cape Town area. I will come back on my next trip to Cape Town (business or leisure)!

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3Thank Stephan S
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Villa Exner was a lovely place to stay for a bit of a spoil before we attempted the Wines to Whales Mountain Bike challenge. The evening meal was superb and the hosts very gracious and accommodating. Well worth it - we will definitely frequent it again when we can!

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Cape Town
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Overall a very pleasant stay, food was excellent, service was great and rooms were very comfortable, neat and clean. The shower worked well which is always a plus. Everyone was friendly and hospitable.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We've been staying at Villa Exner for the last 3 years and would not do the W2W cycling event if we can't stay there. The rooms are great, the service faultless and the dinner and breakfast just what cyclists need.

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1Thank Johannes G
Köln
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We have stayed at Villa Exner for 12 nights over new year. The hotel is a "re-formated" private villa with a big and beautiful garden, where there is a wonderful pool terrace and annexes with additional rooms. We, a family of three, had the entire left hand annex with two bedrooms and a living room in between and therfore had...

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1Thank Choroni94
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Very, very nice, breakfast excellent. We were greeted by friendly hosts and we received an automatic upgrade to a large room.We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast and enjoyed the area and surrounding scenery. We had a lovely meal one night at the "Poolroom" at the Oak valley wine estate which was arranged and suggested by our hosts. It was divine and...

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Thank Andre D
Reviewed 4 May 2013

I discover this hotel by chance and I was absolutely not disappointed ! Nice deco ! Clean & cosy rooms. Good bedding. Clean & functional bathroom with a hot powerful shower stream. Perfect after an outdoor activity. The owners are helpful & friendly. I shall return !

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Thank Pierre L
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Unfortunately, this was not on my top ten list of weekend getaways! The owners have no sense of humour, no sense of hospitality and no sense of style. The venue is austere like its owners and with a cold room and harsh decor, this is one to be missed! Nothing to redeem this "hotel" I'm afraid... just not worth the...

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2Thank Marisa P
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Very stylish luxury boutique hotel where hands-on owners ensure that all requirements are met in an understated professional and friendly manner. Superb and inventive breakfasts, different each day with wonderful evening meal if ordered in advance. The rooms, all different, spacious, were spacious, extremely comfortable and very stylishly and inventively decorated. All set in quiet and beautiful gardens.

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Thank C S
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2013

.The owners are welcoming and offer helpful and useful advice for exploring this beautiful part of the Western Cape. The accommodation is superb - we had a garden room and honestly couldn't have asked for anything better. As for the meals - a Masterchef in that kitchen!! I ended up taking photographs of the food as it was presented so...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Exner is an exclusive small boutique hotel, centrally located at Elgin Valley Grabouw in the Winelands and close to Cape Town. All major attractions and activities are within easy access, making it your ideal base to explore the Cape while enjoying the space and tranquility of the country side.Experience all those indulging touches and the intimate, personal service that only a small boutique hotel can offer.Villa Exner provides the space to relax and rejuvenate; rolling lawns, a decadent open garden offering privacy and interactive places where you can sit and chat in a laid-back atmosphere, make new friends and enjoy life in a modern country style. Villa Exner is based in the heart of Elgin Grabouw, only an hour from Cape Town. Surrounded by pure nature with the two bordering Nature Reserves, the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, as well as the Winelands and Hermanus at the doorstep, there are a million things to do. Hiking, birding, mountain biking, 4x4 off road trails & tours, quad biking, golf, tennis, paragliding over the stunning False Bay, scuba diving along the coast, to name a few. One of only two South African water-skiing schools, with the most beautiful setting, is also close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Exner

Address: 11 Essenhout Avenue, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: ₹ 8,118 - ₹ 12,505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Exner 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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