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Highlands Country House

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36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Property a bit tired I must say.Must have been grand once upon a time.Sassy was great on arrival.When I got back from dinner around 9pm it was a struggle to gain access to the property and the next morning I had to go searching in the kitchen to find someone to cook me some eggs for breakfast.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It was like staying in some bodies else's rather comfortable home in the country.nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff. The cooking was excellent and your needs were anticipated once the staff knew you. I shall be recommending this rather special Hotel to all friends visiting Cape Town

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Although I did not stay at the hotel I attended my son's wedding there. The garden setting was perfect, as was the reception room. The luncheon was delicious and the service first class. I would not hesitate to recommend this venue for a small wedding. The bedroom for the bride and groom was huge and looked extremely comfortable.

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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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 March 24, 2015

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 March 22, 2015

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
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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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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 

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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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