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Halls Country House

Giants Castle Road, Mooi River 3300, South Africa
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
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99 reviews 99 reviews
34 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

We had a confirmed, deposit paid booking to stay at Hall's Country House on the Giant's Castle Road, outside Mooi River in the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands, South Africa. On arrival, we found the entrance gate on the road, firmly locked, with no sign nor indication that it was closed for any speciaific reason. There was no bell, intercom nor buzzer at... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

We stayed only about 30 mins in the 2 rooms allocated. One room was not twin as confirmed on booking and a definite tut because we requested it to be altered. The rooms were shabby as was the small "extensive garden". The cole water tap swivelled when turned on to make coffee. The coffee mugs were stuck to the tea... More 

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KwaZulu Natal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

I liked them. Very much. And the dogs. That’s why I go for guest houses because there’s much more interraction with the owners and staff than you get in a hotel. And I liked all the homemade stuff – and the hand-written labels. Food was brilliant. A 3-course vegetarian set menu 4 nights in a row? Normally it’s a plate... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2009

Couldn't agree more with the above review (by YozzaLondon_England). Our experience exactly! This place has been completely missold by the proprieters. This is definitely not a 4* establishment and the owner is very annoying. Luckily, after one night we found accommodation at the nearby Hartford House, which is outstanding (highly recommended)! Of course, Hall's would not refund our deposit. Avoid... More 

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London, England
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2009

This guest house has, I believe, been missold by the proprieters. It is claimed to be a 4* country house with restaurant but I would rate it as 2*. The quality of the room we were given was very reasonable - large room and comfy bed - but the bathroom was very dated, with mouldy windows and the cheapest possible... More 

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