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Highlands Country House

36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very nice and the history surrounding the house is the main attraction and for business the service although good isn't fantastic or memorable and for that rate it doesn't offer value for money

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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful relaxing place to stay with garden and swimming pools, very friendly & helpful staff, very comfortable bedrooms, pleasant dining area and lovely veranda. Shall happily return again (has been our third visit).

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love staying at the Highlands - it never disappoints. Small hotel with great staff, very comfortable rooms, and very quiet. Delicious breakfast, lunch available on request and dinner - all prepared with minimum fuss. A real home from home.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We travel regularly from the UK to Cape Town and have had regular short stays at the Highlands since 2006. Each and every time without exception we have been warmly received and made completely comfortable by the both the staff and the relaxed environment. It is a truly relaxing and delightful experience to stay. More of a family home feel... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Highlands House takes you back in time to an earlier grand age - the beautiful Herbert Baker home with individual lovely rooms, the gardens, the helpful and friendly staff - all a totally spoiling experience!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We attended a wedding at Highlands yesterday. It is a beautiful property and the food was wonderful. The prawn starter was good enough but frozen prawns and bottled sauce were slightly dissappointing. I loved the lamb main, and my husband said the semifredo is the best desert he has had since living in Cape Town (Americans know their deserts!). They... More 

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Honey40667, Owner at Highlands Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to rate us on Trip Advisor, yes it was a beautiful wedding we also enjoyed hosting it. I discussed your comments on the food with our Chef.. his sauce was homemade...the semi-freddo is a firm favourite, as too is our coffee ice cream... We wish the happy couple a wonderful future together. More 

London
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Only spent one night but it was a good experience with everyone very friendly and helpful.Two good pools. Exceptional gardens. I left before breakfast so cannot comment about food etc but enjoyed my stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Had a very comfortable few days at Highlands with friends. The staff, without exception were efficient and very friendly. The gardens are delightful and the pool room was ideal, clean and comfortable. Breakfasts were great as was the dinner we had one night. We would certainly like to stay again next time we are in Cape Town.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We did not get the room we booked - my wife and I slept on single beds in a tiny room and a friend, accompanying us, got the double bed and large room - poor attention to detail. The rooms have no air conditioning with the result it was hot and very uncomfortable to sleep in. The mini bar in... More 

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Honey40667, Owner at Highlands Country House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the trouble to leave a review. However I must admit to being surprised at your review now after your stay with us in December 2014. I am even more surprised that you did not mention anything at all at the time or when I personally checked you out, you left me with the impression... More 

Johannesburg
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had such a comfortable stay in this beautiful guest house. I felt like a guest on a gracious old home - but beautifully done up. Delicious breakfast, charming service and great location. I will definitely stay there whenever I get the chance.

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