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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Houtkapperspoort and we were once again not disappointed. We stayed in a 3-bedroom cottage (3rd bedroom is in the loft) and it was perfect for our family. Our 2 teens each had their own space, which was great. The cottages and grounds are very well kept and the pool is lovely. The location is...

Thank Celia_Stan
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second stay at this property, although in a different cottage. Ideally situated for access to both Hout Bay Harbour and Constantia winelands, these self catering units are privately owned and furnished, but managed by the estate on which they are situated; there are thus variations in how they are equipped and finished, but overall the standard is above average...

Thank gav_eva2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our stay in South Africa. Next time we will stay a week. The accommodation was lovely. Amazing views. The rooms were incredible with lovely linen. What ever you could want in a self catering unit they have, even a picnic basket. Ice brick in freezer. Two BBQ if wind blows one in front and one...

Thank Claudette H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Houtkapperspoort is a delightful quiet place up the mountains between Constantia Nek and Hout Bay, surrounded by beautiful trees on the side slopes of Table Mountain. Breathing in fresh air from the trees all day and night is a real treat away from pollution. Close proximity to all major areas in Cape Town is a big plus point. The rooms...

Thank GenieNamibia
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Wonderful place to stay for exploring Cape Town and the surrounding country side. These are self catering lodges set in beautifully maintained gardens just outside Houts Bay and near Constansia Nek. We enjoyed the peaceful tranquility of this place after the hurly-burly of our daily explorations. Close to many tourist attraction i.e. Kirstanbosch, Table Mountain, False Bay, Cape point, Stellenbosch,...

Thank Heiko C
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Good accommodation for the price, although as each cottage is individually owned you must do a bit of research to pick the interior that best suits your taste. Love the springbok and the ease of travel between Hout Bay and Constantia. Either beautiful views back over Hout Bay- although the sea can't be seen.

Thank David C
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We have stayed here on many occasions in the past and been really happy, but this time we stayed in cottage #2 which was poorly maintained - badly furnished and a little dirty. The fridge was not turned up and was very smelly inside. The gardens and still great with stunning views of the mountains but I will definitely make...

Thank lulu008
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you are looking for a family place to stay, Houtkapperspoort is a great place. Range of self catering cottages, good setting with a small herd of springboek to help keep the grass trimmed. Generally a well maintained site, quiet, cleaning each day of properties, security on site 24 hours, range of excellent eating places and vineyards ( wine tasting...

Thank mnb10477
George, South Africa
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We looked at the accommodation online and called reception. The lady that assisted us was friendly and helpful all the way. Booking went without a hitch and even arriving late was no problem. The keys were safely kept and the unit spotless. We enjoyed the unit very much. Mid winter and it was nice and warm inside. The views were...

Thank Roelof_4x4Medic
Housatonic, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We stayed at Houtkapperspoort in March 2016. We were a group of 22 and had 11 of the houses there. We all had a great time. Our houses were cleaned daily and the staff were very helpful and considerate to our needs. Great amenities such as A/C, wifi in some of the houses (confirm before booking) fully equipped kitchen and...

Thank Englishhideaway

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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner Best Self Catering Resort in S.A (2003, 2004 and 2005); Hall of Fame for 2006 and 2007; Facilities include 24-hour security control, tennis court, swimming pool, children's play area, Wi-Fi, DSTV, laundry service and magnificent mountain paths. The resort accommodation is the highest standard of its type in Cape Town and the tariff offers remarkable value for money. The discreetly serviced, fully equipped and superbly appointed cottages are set in spacious, meticulously landscaped grounds. Perfect for short and long stays, for business, conferences, and vacations, for singles, couples or the whole family. Shuttle golf cart available for collection and delivery of guest to and from cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Houtkapperspoort

Address: 170 Hout Bay Main Road | Constantia Nek Estate, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: ₹ 4,881 - ₹ 12,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Houtkapperspoort 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Ideally, try to get a cottage on the side furthest from the main road, which can get busy.”
  • Built in BBQ area on the patio.
 of 5 bubbles gav_eva2014, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It is all lovely”
  • main bedroom
 of 5 bubbles claudetteh567, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from #2 until its been upgraded and cleaned”
 of 5 bubbles lulu008, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you need WiFi , choose a cottage very close to the office. Otherwise you will struggle for a signal.”
 of 5 bubbles mnb10477, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check for house with wifi when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Englishhideaway, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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