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Himeville Arms Hotel

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Arbuckle Street, Himeville 3256, South Africa
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Himeville Arms Hotel
Ranked #5 of 7 Himeville B&B and Inns
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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95 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
23 helpful votes 23 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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Stayed here recently in the backpackers section behind the pub rooms were adequate and the showers were clean and hot. The pub is excellent we had been in South Africa four weeks and had been doing brais for the majority. We actually ended up eating in the pub three nights running. The food was excellent and they also had an... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

we went for the weekend stayed in the backpackers nothing fancy its aback packers its whats u exspect .. the staff was very helpful i was impressed the one night we had dinner in the pub food was lovely and beers where cold so i cant complain

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Durban, South Africa
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48 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I had a very spacious room with a lounge and a fire place which was perfect for my winter visit! The very spacious bathroom had a bath tub and the warm water. The room was well-kept. There is a very good restaurant next to it. Every dish we tried was amzingly yummy! The staff were all cheerful and accomodating. The... More 

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Address: Arbuckle Street, Himeville 3256, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Himeville
Number of rooms: 18

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