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Bellville, South Africa
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I rarely write reviews on multiple platforms but this was just unacceptable!!! All the keys work on all the rooms. We read a review like this before coming here and thought it could not possibly be true. Well to our surprise we quickly learned that it does.. Naive, I know.. But okay, knowig this we always left the key in...

1Thank Michael B
162info, Front Office Manager at Far Hills Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Badernhorst As per the previous responce that was given to your wife, we at The Far Hills Hotel sincerely apologise for what happened in your room last week Friday. The front desk receptionist was asked to look for our European Adaptors in all of the rooms. He did come to your room, and as per the hotels rules...

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was very disappointed with my stay at Far Hills. The room was ok and bathroom shower not so ok. Door of shower was also difficult to manage. Aircon one of those VERY old ones... Old box tv with very few channels. Bad reception. VERY poor reception. Could not go on internet. Wifi did not work. I also forgot some...

Thank TinyHandz
162info, Front Office Manager at Far Hills Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Bester We take all reviews on Tripadvisor very seriously. While you stayed at our hotel in one of our Standard double rooms in November there was no complaint received from your room in regards to the shower door and tv, where we could have assisted you immediately fixing the problems to ensure the remainder of your stay is...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed here for 4 days and took it as a pit stop to explore the surrounding areas.The view was really good with all the trees and baboons.The bar staff was also eager to help and was very accommodating...but unfortunately that is were it stopped.The standard room was very very standard..no bar fridge and the bedding was very old..my pillow...

1Thank orange2017
Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Rooms are nothing like they seem like on their website. Furniture is old and worn, and rooms are not particularly clean. There was a dead beetle lying next to the bed when we arrived, and 3 days later after 2 housekeeping sessions it was still there. I wonder if it's still there? Location might be good, but it's unkempt, you...

Thank Peter Takis M
162info, Front Office Manager at Far Hills Country Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Peter Taki Marakis Please remove this review. As stated in the email you sent the hotel last week, we find it strange that because you were not able to book a special discounted Daddys Deal rate and get an upgrade to stay with us over the past weekend you went to Tripadvisor to complain about our hotel. Even...

South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here after a prior stop over about 15 years ago, en route to Cape Town. We remember a charming place, with amazing views. It is charming and the device is fantastic. It's just a wee bit dated. I can't complain as the room was LARGE, with a big big, huge bathroom. All the amenities were great, just wish...

Thank SouthAfricaLilly4
George, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a ball! The dinner we ordered was great, the staff members were friendly and we loved the bar! Sure the room was a bit musty and there are baboons so you can't keep your windows open and the property needs some TLC, but I mean we were there for each other, not to nit pick at the property....

Thank Tanya N
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The Far Hills County Hotel is past it's sell by date. The location is stunning but the amenities are disappointing and in need of maintenance. It is clear that the hotel needs an long overdue upgrade.

Thank Gerhard L
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I booked 3 nights for my partner and I to start our summer holiday and how disappointed we were when the hotel turned out to be NOTHING as their website depicted. To start off, we came here at 14:00 and the room was not yet ready for us, which was absolutely fine for atleast we were going to be in...

1Thank Morne Z
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed one night while travelling the Garden route, on personal recommendation from a stay made 4 years ago. The location is superb, with the pool overlooking the spectacular Outeniqua mountains. Our room and bedroom and balcony were large, but there ends the compliments. The tiny TV had no controller, and the one then provided did not work. A hair...

Thank Malcolm B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We pre-book for this special lunch on Xmis day 2016 at 12h00. When we and other guests arrived, the staff said that the time of lunch is only at 12h30. The table setting was sort of OK but when we approach the food tables for the buffet nothing was organized. The food was cold and not the same as advertised...

Thank Tobie53

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Touch the Earth / Feel at Home. Far Hills offers a departure from the typical hotel. We believe in warmth, family and comfort in a stylish but unpretentious setting. We encourage our guests to absorb the tranquillity of the environment by lounging next to the pool, relaxing on the deck in the shade of the 100 year-old oak tree, listening to the silence of the mountain in a garden gazebo or having a drink in front of a blazing fire in winter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Far Hills Country Hotel

Address: N2 | Farm 115, Kraaibosch, George 6530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > George
Price Range: ₹ 3,410 - ₹ 6,084 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Far Hills Country Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Go to another eastablishment.”
 of 5 bubbles cliveandmerle, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“beautiful views”
 of 5 bubbles orange2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rather choose another accommodation/even a self catering unit.”
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  • Dirt on the wall
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  • Dirt underneath the dresser
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“Not applicable.”
 of 5 bubbles Tobie53, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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