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Highlands Country House

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Knysna
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highlands house is wonderful. The staff were charming and helpful and walked the extra mile to oblige. Even Duke "the ginger tom"cat was friendly and spent time with us. The home is tastefully decorated and a great pleasure stay there. Well recommended.

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London
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the beautiful Highlands for four days recently and couldn't have been happier with my visit. My attic room was very comfortable and spacious. The bathroom was large and everything worked really well. I had a view out to Table Mountain. The staff were unfailingly helpful, discreet and attentive. The food was excellent. During my stay I had... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

What a surprise! My family stayed there a few days ago when we were in Cape Town recently. The rooms are exquisitely appointed, the staff and owner warm, friendly and welcoming. Its the kind of place you could go and curl up with a book in one of the lounges or have a drink in the beautiful bar. So much... More

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I stayed at the Highlands Country House when attending a conference in Cape Town. All went out of their way to ensure that my stay was a happy one, while never being obtrusive about anything. To top it all, they mailed items that I had left behind to me. The rooms were spacious and comfortable the staff were superb and... More

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Chenies, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This hotel is by any standards a true gem. We have stayed on 2 previous occasions and one again were not disappointed. The rooms, food, gardens and pools are excellent. Under the guidance of Carole and Jane, the staff team make you feel at home and provide service of the highest quality. Whilst it is just out of town it... More

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Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

The title describes the very core of the feeling left staying in this hotel. A century old country house is lovely and the atmosphere is very relaxing. The house itself seems to be living - in a positive way - old times. The property is well maintained, but it doesn't try to be state-of-the-art modern, and is comfortable being like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I stayed here two nights and really liked it. Very classic country house experience and decent service. My only complaint us that the TV didn't work at all in my room for two days and they did nothing to fix it. Apart from that I highly recommend the place for somewhere to stay that has a very comfortable homely feel... More

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HighlandsCapeTown, Owner at Highlands Country House, responded to this review

Oh my goodness, I am really sorry you had problems with the television, we have recently rewired to add decoders to all our rooms and we have had some issues. Thank you for your honest feedback, I guarantee the tv will work next time and you'll have a better choice of channels too. Highlands was built in 1900 so feeding... More

Ratingen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

After several visits to Capetown we were lucky to find this hotel for our last stay. It is located in a residential area and situated in a stunning garden. All rooms are beautifully furnished and comfortable. The garden is lovely and very well looked after. Carole and her team made us feel very welcome and fullfilled all our requests. The... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I went for a conference last week Tuesday and Wednesday and it is so beautiful. The food was of excellent quality and the living rooms were 5-star quality, I can only imagine what the rooms must have looked like. The garden is gorgeous and the detail of this beautiful decorated guest house is something to recommend for anyone with taste... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We stayed at Highlands for our Wedding Anniversary recently, and would return again in an instant... Our room was magnificent, a very spacious room on a corner, with a lovely private balcony and beautifully fitted en-suite bathroom, decorated in palest blue/green and cream and with some lovely antiques... A soothing, peaceful space, and one which we didn't want to leave... More

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Address: 36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Kenilworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Highlands Country House 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Highlands Country House is the perfect venue for your weekend away, well deserved holiday, intimate wedding or even that (second) honeymoon. At Highlands a warm friendly welcome awaits you where good old fashioned excellent service is the order of the day. 14 individually appointed rooms are generously proportioned and all en-suite. Meals are individually prepared by the resident chef and the menu changes daily to suite your wishes. On request we can even host your own private dinner party, complete with place names, flowers and all the trimmings. Built in 1900, the Sir Herbert Baker house is set in the peaceful surroundings of formal gardens which boast 2 pools, a private spa and many secluded areas to relax and enjoy this home from home retreat. Afternoon tea is served at the pool or in the conservatory and of course the scones are homemade. Loose yourself in a book in the library or lounge or catch up on the news from home on the guest PC. Retire to your freshly made room and chill..... before dining in or out (of course we can arrange the transport), enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the bar or on the terrace and feel yourself transported from the everyday to the extra special. Highlands Country House - country tranquility in the heart of Cape Town. ... more   less 
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