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Highlands Country House

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36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
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Sandton
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideally situated for easy access to most areas. Friendly, welcoming and accommodating staff. We found the environment totally relaxing and will definitely be visiting again, hopefully,in the very near future.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find. Lovely small hotel in quiet location. Two pools and lovely garden. Extremely peaceful. Superb service by people who genuinely want you to enjoy your stay. Will definitely stay here on my return to Cape Town.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a stay which is not only hidden in a beautiful lush garden setting with secret gardens, clipped hedges, fragrantly scented shrubs and flowers, water features, two swimming pools, a conservatory for your private use, professional staff who not only work well in their team but who genuinely respond to your every needs with such friendliness... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highlands was built 115 years ago, and a stay there provides one with a glimpse into its exquisite colonial past. Although well maintained, this grand old lady does show a few cracks here and there: a chipped gable, the odd broken roof tile, but they mostly just add to the charm. Our room (Room 1) was spacious and airy, and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I visited the Highlands earlier this month with my dad. He was traveling to Cape Town on business, and I had always wanted to visit, so tagged along for this trip. This was my first visit to Cape Town and first stay at the Highlands, but my dad had stayed there in the past. The staff are all very service... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is such a gorgeous place to stay in Cape Town. Big beautifully decorated bedrooms and bathrooms, elegant living rooms and a stunning garden. The staff are incredibly helpful, and even set up an area for my husband to have a business meeting one day last week. It is situated in a fashionable and convenient part of Cape Town and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Had a good stay at Highlands. The room and bed are large and comfortable. I had a terrace which was a nice touch. It is a house, so sound proofing is not great within the house, but I wasn't disturbed during the night, so it wasn't a problem. If you want to explore the area I would suggest a car.... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Personalised service a plus. It is great to be known as a person instead of just a number. Loss of dinner availabilty a minus. Was not happy that other guest travelling with me got smaller room upstairs.

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We made a quite bad experience with this hotel, which calls itself a 5-star hotel. We only stayed there for a night, in the gable room. The hotel itself is a beautiful building with a nice garden. The interior is not very clean and the SPA was not working when we were there. The problem we had, was with the... More 

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m_chicken2014, Manager at Highlands Country House, responded to this review

Dear Laure I am so sorry you both had to experience this bad service from Cabs on Call. We will no longer be offering their services after your experiences. Unicab was contacted and my colleague's call was logged but the driver got lost and didn't get to the hotel until much later. Apparently the Unicab driver contacted their depot twice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We had a lovely stay quiet (except for the cat trying to get in the room at 2am). Breakfast great and the lady serving the table was lovely and chatted away to my daughter. We were following a cricket tour so very handy for the school we had to go to. Also great for Newline cricket ground if you love... More 

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