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Pontac Manor Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Zion Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 15 hotels in Paarl
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Edniss N Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a honeymoon suite in May 2014 at Pontac Manor for a few days. Problems started as soon as I pay the money for the 4 days. They could not recognise the payment in their bank account and it took me a lot of emails and phone calls to eventually confirm my booking. When we got their, they had... More

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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I would recommend this hotel as high as possible. The ambiance and tranquility with squirrels running in the huge acorn trees was a nice touch to our stay. The rooms was very spacious and well appointed. Breakfast really superb. Staff & Manager was very professional and friendly and ensured we had a lovely stay. The Cattle Baron restaurant was excellent.... More

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Cape Town
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The hotel itself is very nice, but some of the outside rooms are showing signs of poor maintenance, and the manager(ess) behavior was appalling. Our outside room had a broken toilet hinge, a broken strip of wood on the mirror was missing (cosmetic but makes an impression), and the kettle element was covered in green limestone inside and in our... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We've stayed at Pontac Manor a number of times over the years, but it seems to have lost the boutiquey charm and now caters for volumes of tourists. The outstanding restaurant has been replaced by a Cattle Baron. For the cost, we would probably search out a homely B&B with involved owners...

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Paarl, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I would like to take the time to express my utmost disappointment in the services of Pontac Manor Hotel – never have I EVER felt so humiliated before in my life. On 15 February 2012, I [specifically] made a booking for the honeymoon suite, for the night of 15 December 2012 – just to check in to some standard-nothing-special room,... More

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153 reviews 153 reviews
73 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Well located in the middle of town, in large garden and quiet grounds. Large and comfortable althoug somewhat worn rooms in the main building. Airconditioning works well. A closer look reveals that some modernization would be good. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. The hotel has a pool and a reasonably good (for SA standards) steak house on the... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Spent a wonderful autumn night at this special hotel. Found the room great and the service special. Appreciated the friendliness and service from the staff. Breakfast lovely and could enjoy it outside. Will definitely be back.

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Berlin, Germany
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66 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

On your way back from garden route to cape town we stopped in the "wine" town Paarl. We were looking for a hotel for one night - and did not want to pay 400 Euro for the Grand Roche Hotel. So we ended in this 4 star hotel off the main road in a quiet area. At the first sight,... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

Good choice for business or holiday - the atmosphere and the service was excellent

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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

What a lovely place. From the drive into the garden up to the sprawling verandah, gives one a sense of peacefulness. Almost in the town, yet with the quietness of a country home. The rooms are spacious and airy, and although a little dated, one would just not expect to find a modern fitting in this grande old dame. The... More

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Address: 16 Zion Street, Paarl 7646, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pontac Manor Hotel 4*
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Luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands! Visit Pontac Manor Hotel & Restaurant - award-winning 4-star Victorian boutique hotel in the historic town of Paarl. Luxury, comfort and style. Personal service. Historic setting.Your home in the Cape Winelands! ... more   less 
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