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Colourful Manor

3.0 of 5 Sweetwatersroad | Farm 959, Portion 28, Gordon's Bay 7150, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely lodge with beautiful views, amazing setting, when the wind drops its so tranquil and the sunsets are just amazing. A short drive from Gordon's bay so you have everything you need close by. A great location for visiting the wine regions. Restaurants close by that we enjoyed were thirsty oyster in Gordon's bay-pub food, sweetwell farm stellenbosch again pub... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended, friendliness of each individual employee, the size of the room and the bathroom was good It was a great place for city breaks The breakfast was great, but I would recommend that you hire a car since there is no public transport around that area it's much cheaper than hiring taxis

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely fabulous settings for a guesthouse. The rooms were very spacious and the numbering was rather unique.Definitely has huge potential but there needs to be some changes made inorder for the place to rated higher. I was a bit disappointed that there was no door leading to bathroom hence no privacy if two people shared a room, a window pane... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by on the way to Cape Town airport to spend the afternoon at the Manor - what an amazing place! I wished to have another day of holidays left to actually stay there ... My favorite place is below the tree by the pool overlooking Gordon's Bay

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well designed guest house; friendly and helpful stuff Rooms clean and huge, pool with a nice view Paul got always a tip for a nice day tour Kids were warmly welcomed Good located for trips in the wine regions and also to Capetown

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Colourful Manor is a very nice place with beautiful decorated rooms. Very nice view over the sea and the mountains. The location is close to the N2 which makes its easy to travel to cape Town and/or Hermanus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Colourful Manor for a few nights and this is highly recommended because the area is very beautiful =) The guesthouse has a relaxing atmosphere with all the things you need to comforter your trip. The Pool is perfect to cool and chill after a long day of walking in the area. Paul arranged us several trips... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guest house is situated perfectly, with a great view towards Gordon's Bay. The pool has lovely seats and - to ease the heat of the day - lounge areas under the tree. The breakfast is good. The rooms - allthough they have modern furnishing - are not perfect. Could have been equipped with either AC or ceiling fan, and... More 

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Colourfulmanor, Eigenaar at Colourful Manor, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your stay at Colourful Manor. We appreciate your comments. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and indeed the lounge area at the swimming pool is highly appreciated as well as the quality of our beds. We do apologize if the quality of the linen was not to your expectations. We certainly check this so... More 

Herten, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guest house offers a simple modern style luxury with awesome views There is a nice pool area to relax in between busy golf or excursion days. Beds are excellent and breakfast at 08.30 is very good, but may be a bit late for early starters Phantastic support from the owners. If you are not well known in the area... More 

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Nice place to visit capetown and surrounding! Friendly geusthouse nice and clean. Paul arranged a great trip in just in few minuts. Our goal was a short golf vacation and a taste of the Capetown area. Great restaurants and beautiful golf courses just Max 40 minutes away.

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Address: Sweetwatersroad | Farm 959, Portion 28, Gordon's Bay 7150, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Gordon's Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Colourful Manor 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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