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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 81 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful family getaway about 2 hours out of Cape Town situated in the beautiful Overberg valley - Anton and his staff are extremely hospitable and hands on, food is out of this world, facilities well catered for children who will enjoy the freedom and adventure of Blue Gum. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, close to sights - Hermanus, Stanford,... More

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Wimbledon, London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our young family was very well looked after while staying here; we extended our stay to 5 nights because of the amazing service, beautiful surroundings & delicious food. Our 2 year old twin boys had plenty of space to run around, play in the playground & we're safe at night in the closest family cottage while we dined in the... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very memorable stay a place that we will visit again. We enjoyed the peace and quite and hospitality. The surrounding areas beautiful for hikes and drives. The food was good at the Blue Gum Estate at night including a big spread for breakfast. They also went out of their way to accommodate us in a special meal.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival, my first impression was that things looked a bit run down. The tennis court needs money spending on it, the buildings could do with a lick of paint, some of the rooms need to be brightened up. However Anton and his team soon made up for that, from start to finish they were fantastic hosts and could not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

From arriving there and being greeted by the Anton in the parking area, to the friendly staff, cozy fireplaces, incredible view, and delicious breakfasts and dinners, Blue Gum is by far the finest establishment I've stayed in for a weekend R&R. In fact, it's so nice we didn't want to really leave the grounds to explore, so we didn't. :)

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Everything one could wish for to get away from a busy life - beautiful rooms, very friendly and helpful staff and superb food and wines. Even the dark mountain water adds something special. There are 2kms of gravel road to get to Blue Gum Estate so rather use the Range Rover and leave the Ferrari at home. Excellent value -... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What an amazing weekend break away!!!!!!!! Unforgettable!!!! Even though it was only for a weekend and only 2 hours from home, it felt like my fiancé and myself have been transported to a place far away from the everyday chaos. Everything at Blue Gum Estate has been prepared, designed and delivered with love, care and passion. It is clear that... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

AWESOME PLACE!!!! Excellent service, excellent staff, excellent views, excellent food, excellent place to stay!!! Definitely one of the best!!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!! Thank you Anton and the staff!!!! Highly romantic place!!!!

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Fantastic wedding, amazing place, great food, lovely accommodation. Anton and his family gave us the most wonderful, unforgettable experience. Would definitely recommend, whether for a stay, wedding or simply for lunch/ dinner. Thank you so much.

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

Dear Susie Thank you for taking the time to review your time at Blue gum - I am thrilled that we were able to make your wedding day a memorable occasion. I wish you and Rob much love, joy and happiness in your married lives together (and many children!) Much love Anton More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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

Dear 50heint Many thanks for the lovely review - I shall pass on your compliments to my cleaning ladies, Patience and Jadine. Our aim at Blue gum is to make all our guests feel special, so Royalty is a bonus. We hope you return soon, and I hope it is an excellent experience Warm Regards Anton 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*
Number of rooms: 12
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