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Blue Gum Country Estate

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Stanford, Hermanus 7210, South Africa
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Ranked #23 of 80 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bellville, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wive and i stayed at Blue Gum during August 2014. From the word go we were treated like royalty. A BIG thanks to the cleaning ladies that cleaned our room and made the beds before sleeping time. Then a special thanks to our 2 waitresses Patience and Jaydeen for the special treatment we had at our dinner/breakfast table they... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Gum Country Estate is a tranquil piece of Tuscany in Stanford. I went for a mid week break and the hospitality and facilities were much more than I expected. I was completely blown away and left feeling relaxed and special.

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear TCHoekstra Thank you for sharing you experience - I am so happy that we were able to share our hospitality with you. I am privileged to be able to be of service to my guests - each and every one is special and unique with an amazing story. It was an honour to meet you, i hope we meet... More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a charming stay at this resort. Attention to detail is fantastic, food is above average and the owner is hands on. We loved the walks and being so close to nature. We will be back.

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear troller1967 Many thanks for the fantastic review - I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us at our little piece of paradise. We are certainly most fortunate to be so close to nature, and I am glad we could share it with you Warm Regards Anton More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been our second stay at Bluegum and it is a superb family venue. Our 3 boys are all between the ages of 7 and 9, and love the freedom and adventure of Bluegum. And Mom and Dad feel comfortable to let them wonder and explore in safety. Food is simply superb (look forward to putting on extra kilos....)... More

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Curko Family Many thanks for the fantastic review - I am thrilled you and the boys enjoyed your time here at Blue Gum. We hope to welcome you back again in the future! Warm Regards More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for an escape from the Cape Town winter weather, we headed for Blue Gum on a personal recommendation. The small, family run hotel lies in a beautiful valley, close to Hermanus. We found the owners to be extremely friendly and accommodating. Great with the needs of young kids and helpful in finding activities for them! Our family room was... More

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Amelia Thank you for the fantastic review - I am happy I was able to provide useful recommendations for you and your family. To be honest it isn't particularly hard, there is such a wealth of fantastic activities, restaurants and attractions on offer in our area. We are spoilt for choice - I do endevour to go to as... More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the weekend break away. The power failure during the 2nd evening was a bit frustrating due to a tree that collapsed on the power station but otherwise very nice scenery & the room was fantastic - King room. Their restaurant's food was a bit over priced and not such a good experience though.

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Hi Clarissa Thank you for taking the time to review Blue gum - I am glad that the stay was on the whole a positive experience. With regards to the power failure, once again my apologies. This was unforeseen - due to extremely high and unprecedented winds a tree fell on our electricity lines. I hope it was not a... More

Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blue gum is a very estate in the neighbourhood of Hermanus and Gansbaai for looking for whales. Blue Gum is outside the city of Stanford in a very nice environment. Everything was well organised, nice staff and good rooms. Relaxing for couples and families.

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Fred D Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. Your comments are most appreciated. blue gum is uniquely situated between Hermanus and Gaansbaai, giving us the best of all worlds. Hermanus is 35km away and Gaansbaai is 30km away and both places offer some of the worlds best boat based whale watching.... More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Such a warm and friendly environment, on a beautiful property. The gardens are beautiful, I'll need to see them in the summer! Will definitely be back, and next time we will bring the kids. Thank you.

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Candice Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Blue Gum. I am glad you enjoyed it. Please do join us again - Blue gum is great for families and romance alike. I am glad you were able to send the kids to the grandparents for a night :) Warm Regards Anton More

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

What a wonderful mid-week mini break it was to spent in this tranquil, warm and inviting guest lodge. The comfort of lovely cosy rooms and stunning bathrooms, The views, walks and incredibly cheery staff make this a definite to put on your bucket list. Paradise just over an hour away from the bustle of the city. Cannot wait to go... More

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BlueGumCE, Manager at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Nikki Thank you so much for the lovely review, and for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you again soon (perhaps in summer) Warm Regards Anton More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you want to get away from the hustle and the bustle of city life, but still have a bit of luxury - this is definitely the place for you! Only 2 hours from Cape Town, this little peace of heaven is an ideal family weekend getaway. They are currently refurbishing some of the rooms. We always choose a mountain... More

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BlueGumCE, Owner at Blue Gum Country Estate, responded to this review

Dear Pink_and_Panther Thank you so much for the glowing review - it is most appreciated. Your words have captured exactly how I feel about Blue Gum and what we are trying to achieve here: Luxury and comfort; relaxation and Activity; Food and Wine; Privacy and Service. I am very much for supporting local businesses - we have built up a... More

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Address: Stanford, Hermanus 7210, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Gum Country Estate 4*
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Blue Gum Country Estate is hidden in the valley that ascends towards the small town of Stanford, just outside Hermanus. The estate is a working wine farm and developing vineyard. This magnificent 130 acre piece of paradise is perfect for those seeking an alternative route and destination to the garden route or a relaxing break from the city. The delightful estate, nestled among ancient Blue Gum trees, overlooks the leafy banks of the Klein Rivier and encourages guests to relax in tranquil beauty and endless luxury. ... more   less 
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