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Brightwater Lodge

9 Brighton Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Ranked #26 of 60 Hout Bay B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
stephan747 Mannheim, Germany
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mannheim, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location is average, some things are in walking distance, but at night a car or a taxi is definitely needed. We were given the appartment, which is located on the top floor and very spacious. Facilities are outdated though (old furniture, separate warm/cold tap - very annoying!), there is nothing much to get you started (except for some tea), towels... More 

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Fritz Creek, Alaska
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48 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like getting out of the hustle and bustle of the Central City this is your place. Hout Bay is a beautiful spot and convenient to downtown Cape Town, as all points south (Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope) as well as the Cape Wine areas. The B&B itself is a lovely house that is nicely appointed.... More 

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Bagni di Lucca, Italy
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Bright water Lodge is an old-fashioned style of b&b. It's main drawback is that although the house is large there are no outside areas to relax in - no balconies or verandah and although the hosts said we could sit in the (very small) patio area it was obvious later that day that they used the area privately for themselves.... More 

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Nijkerk, The Netherlands
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stayed with our 3 year old in the self-catering apartment. Pleased with the space and the private deck outside. Lovely place, very nice owners and well situated to explore Cape town and surroundings. We would really recommend this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Beautiful lodge situated at a top of a hill with a wonderfull view over the bay. The owners are very nice people and very helpfull. The pool is very nice and the BB in the everning was excellent. I would recommend this to anybody

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

What a lovely place this was, we really enjoyed our stay. Home away from home. We were treated like kings. Very neat place with the most amazing people. we would definitely recommend this place to anyone going to Hout Bay for a short break.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We are glad we stayed at Brightwater Lodge. We stayed in the upper level elf-catering apartment and were very pleased with the space. My wife and I and our adult daughter were very comfortable for four nights. We enjoyed the nice private deck outside of the living room area. Also, lots of storage, allowing for hanging clothes and eliminating clutter.... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We know Cape Town quite well and didn't really needed to be advised on where to go and what to see and do. But the great warm welcome from the hosts who asked about our day every day and got excited with us like they also saw Cape Town for the first time in a year was such a lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is a lovely place to stay and very good value for money. My husband and I stayed for 8 nights and don't want to go home! The breakfast is great and suitable for a variety of tastes, including those with special diets. The hosts are very friendly and helpful.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I found the room adequate for our requirements and the location conveniently close to shops/restaurants and the beach. Breakfast was very nice and it being Valentines there was a nice surprise included as well :) The hosts were also very kind and accommodating.

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