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Himeville Arms Hotel

Arbuckle Street, Himeville 3256, South Africa
Himeville Arms Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub lived up to its reputation! Great atmosphere - lots of local folk -made for a fun sociable evening. TV screens for rugby and football for those who can't face missing a game....Good food good service and good value! Bombay curry was delicious, as were the lamb cutlets. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Tip. Pub is a better... More 

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Ramsgate, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice old gem of a pub. Great atmosphere with lots of old memorabilia. Food was good - de-boned trout and a really nice chicken burger. The service was good and the wine list was surprisingly large and varied. We will return on our next visit to the area.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We were staying in a local b n b and came here for supper . It was friendly informal , the service was ok and the manager paid us special attention but the food was excellent .. Fillet steak etc nicely cooked . As a pub style good value meal excellent . Fine dining no .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This hotel is reputadly one of the oldest in the area and whislt it has a "quaint" element it is badly let down by its service. The staff are friendly enough but too few or poorly trained or poorly managed or a mix of all three. The food quality was okay but slow service means s it is inevitably cold... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stopping off at this hotel for a pub lunch after a trip up Sani Pass. I delighted in the fact that the hotel is 110 years old. It still has much of its original fittings etc, but alas they have been allowed to fall into disrepair, what a pity. When one ones a gem like this striving for mediocrity is... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Had their 40R Tuesday special in the bar with a pint. Really enjoyed it. Not fine dining but good grub. Rustic place. Took a very long time for food to come so order as soon as you go in if you are hungry.

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Kloof, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

After leaving booking too late to get into some of the better rated lodges in the Berg booked in at the Himeville Arms for the night. After having stayed there 15 years ago, and having heard some bad reports in the interim we were a little apprehensive about our stay. We were pleasantly surprised with the neat clean accommodation and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went up to Himeville for a friends wedding recent;y and while I've been to the Arms many times, this was the first time I stayed over there. My room itself didn't have a fire place which is fine, but the wall mounted heater was cracked and not working. When outside temperatures are -3C, a warmed room and heated bed would... More 

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South Africa
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21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I did not stay at the hotel but had a really fantastic lunch in the pub. The theme is very much around trout fly fishing as the area is renowned for this, and it has a lovely old central wood bar where you can get numerous craft beers on tap. It has loads of atmosphere and I found the food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We arrived here after a 6 hour drive from Johannesburg. The drive is beautiful itself after you leave the N3 and drive past Howick and start heading up into the mountains. The weather here in February was a scorching 28 degrees and wonderful! The village of Himeville is just past a larger village/town of Underberg where there are shops /... More 

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