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    Amblewood Guest House

    43 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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    • Excellent88%
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    “fantastic views” (10 reviews)
    “guest house” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 136 reviews

    Reviewed 11 January 2017

    It's like stepping back in time when you go to Amblewood. Trevor & June do everything they can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. If you have an upstairs room, like we did, you get magnificent views of Hout Bay. There is an...More

    Thank martinmac2
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 12 January 2017

    Thank you for your super review! We do try to make Amblewood a place where people can relax and unwind and we're so glad that you made use of all the facilities and went home refreshed and rejuvenated! Until next time ...

    Reviewed 8 January 2017

    From the moment we arrived we were greeted with warmth and felt relaxed. The view is stunning and Trevor and June could not have been nicer or friendlier. The rooms were very pretty and well appointed next to the pool and gorgeous view of the...More

    Thank LeighOdendaal
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 12 January 2017

    Wow! Thank you for your lovely and encouraging comments and delightful description of Amblewood! We're so glad you had a great time and look forward to seeing you again soon!

    Reviewed 22 December 2016

    This place is amazing.. I loved every second of my stay... We had an amazing experience, breakfast is great, the place and the view is beautiful.. The place is super friendly and in an excellent location.. With all honesty, I couldn't find one thing to...More

    Thank Sal0813
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 28 December 2016

    Wow! Thank you, thank you for your wonderful review. More of the same and our heads will burst with pride! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again very soon. We love having happy, enthusiastic guests with...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    Trevor and June run a wonderful operation in the hills of Hout Bay. My suite was extremely comfortable; the pool and deck were lovely; breakfasts were perfect; and Trevor was very helpful and focused on ensuring that I had a wonderful time in Cape Town....More

    Thank cadmanstruggle
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 28 December 2016

    So glad you had a great time in SA and that you enjoyed your time with us! We do aim to please!! Thank you for your wonderful review and for mentioning what we believe is the best part about Amblewood - the peace and serenity!

    Reviewed 12 December 2016

    Beautiful view, well-maintained comfortable rooms, super towells and gourmet breakfast. But the stars belong to Trevor and June although Max is certainly the CEO. This couple are really the best hosts we've come across. Thanks a million! Willie & Laetitia from Pretoria

    Thank Laetitia B
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 14 December 2016

    Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words. So encouraging!! We shouldn't have favourites but if we could - you two would be our favourite guests so far this season! Wishing you both a blessed Christmas.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 105 - US$ 188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Hout Bay
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    • Amblewood Guest House Hout Bay, Cape Town
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    Traveller (65)
    Room & Suite (34)
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    Room Tips
    "All upstairs rooms have stunning views"
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    "Victorian as we wanted a private balcony! My guess is they are all great. Our room was as stated on website."
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    "Get a room with a balcony for great views."
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    "Upstairs a bit more spacious and even better views!"
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