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Houw Hoek Inn

off N2 | Between Grabouw & Botriver, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

September 2015 I ticked another little outing off my "bucket list"....the flower trip! Which took me from Knysna to Springbok up in the Northern Cape. It was a slow trip, to match my mood, and night number one I stayed at the Houw Hoek Inn. I had driven past it so many times in my 20 something years on the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room is fine. Rubbish bin had trash in it (and not the kind I wanted to see). No air conditioning, but a decent overhead fan. WiFi = slow. Don't come here if you have to email anything with an attachment. Poor staff attitudes. Lots of them were just lingering around on cell phones texting. I felt like I was interrupting... More 

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Bellville, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the service and staff very professional and friendly. The rooms (we had 12) and the conference room were well kept and clean. The excess tables were stored in front of the entrance to the converence room. The location and amenities were acceptable. We selected the A la Carte Menu -- the food was 'alright' but really not wow... More 

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George, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a friends' wedding and most of the wedding guests stayed here and we had a blast here. The rooms are big and clean, there is a nice pool area and a cool little bar. The wedding was about 20 minutes drive away from the hotel, but the before and after parties was here with all our friends. I... More 

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Hermanus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed staying at Houwhoek Inn and will recommend the hotel to our friends. The facilities were excellent and the garden and surroundings beautiful. Perhaps the service in the restaurant could be a bit quicker. Otherwise the food was well prepared.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved Houw Hoek Inn, it is so charming, peaceful and comfortable. My room was larger than I expected, with a double bed and a single, a fireplace, and small seating area, everything was very clean, the bed and pillows were super comfortable, nothing to fault with the room. The grounds are just lovely! Sprawling gardens, with a putt putt... More 

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St Albans UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nice visit to this delightful hotel discretely located adjacent to the main N2 road ( the Garden Route) near Elgin near the summit of the Houw Hoek pass. The hotel rooms are spacious comfortable and extremely well appointed, all with wifi with balconies or verandahs. The hotel boasts a good dining room with a good a la carte menu... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights as a family at a very reasonably price. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery, swimming, playing snooker/pool, cycling, tennis, food and friendly staff. Will recommend it for any family outing as it is also close to Hermanus, Caledon and other great places you can visit while staying at the Houw Hoek Inn.

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with awesome rooms and activities to enjoy. We had a blessed experience and will be back. The fireplace with matches included was a WoW especially as it was a cold night.

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Capetown, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

60 plus - mainly Brits stayed at How Hoek Inn for a Wedding at Mofam Lodge nearby.Very reasonably priced with good parking.The hotel dates back to the 1830's and is well maintained.Tennis court and two smallish swimming pools.Our room was very clean with good clean towels and lots of hot water.Had a small terrace for lunches in the shade,facing onto... More 

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