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Highlands Country House

36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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London
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4 of 5 stars NEW

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 1 week ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This delightful old house is located a few miles from Cape Town in Kenilworth not far from the vineyards of Constantia. It is a short drive from the V & A Waterfront via Cape Town’s excellent motorway system. The house itself has two swimming pools and is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens. All the fourteen bedrooms are exceptionally spacious, most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the friendliness of the welcome, the beautiful rooms and gardens and the happy personal service, this is truly a place to relax and enjoy a home from home experience. Carol, Jane and the staff are to be congratulated on creating such a wonderful ambience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Peaceful with excellent facilities yet close to action when wanted. A friendly charming vacation where you get to know the staff by name and feel comfortably at home. Carol has created a place that will definitely be on our return soon list. Thank you for a special time to Jane, Monica and Philip.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I spend a weekend at Highlands Country House and enjoyed it very much. The staff is very friendly and always helpfull. The Rooms are very nice and the outside area is beautifull. I can only recommend the Highland Country House to anyone visiting Cape Town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Highlands is an elegant Edwardian property with comfortable spacious rooms and a warm and hospitable staff without exception. One is made to feel like you are at home from the moment you walk through the door. It is peaceful and calm and airy. The rooms are traditionally furnished and comfortable. The gardens are beautiful, as are the pool areas. The... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Amazing guesthouse, lovely area with beautiful gardens and surrounds! Old world charm in the suburbs! Spacious rooms with balcony and 2 pools, we enjoyed the style and character of the house! Friendly and will stay there again if we want to be in that area!

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Address: 36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Kenilworth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Highlands Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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