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The Hout Bay Hideaway

37 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed here three times in the last two years and we love it! The owners, Sue and Martin, are always friendly and helpful. The rooms are lovely and restful, and the location is perfect for a base to explore the Cape Town area. We especially enjoy looking out over the harbor in the morning while... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its very hard to fault this accommodation. Rooms and facilities are all first class with beautiful furnishings. Outside areas are also excellent with a small pool enhanced by hundreds of butterflies! We would definitely stay here again.

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we're sure you had a pleasant flight back!! More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guest house offers a wonderful cozy atmosphere. The owners Sue and Martin Collins obviously understand what true hospitality really is as their care and attention is superb. The room is very tastefully decorated and is very comfortable. One really can spend the entire day just relaxing at the guest house given the splendid all-round views. I definitely will be... More

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay and we look forward to seeing you again on your next break in Cape Town. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed here in September 2014 and I can't recommend it highly enough. Bay View Suite is very spacious with tasteful furnishings and decor, it has fantastic private terrace where we had breakfasts in the morning enjoying great views onto Hout Bay. Highlights: amazing garden with exotic plants and a pool (and a fully functioning bath in the garden), Sue's... More

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We're so pleased we got your holiday off to a good start and I'm sure you had a great time during the rest of your stay in South Africa. More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It’s quite rare to stay somewhere so lovely that you really can’t think of a single improvement that could be made. Hout Bay Hideaway is absolutely wonderful with a very relaxed brand of luxury. Nothing pretentious but a truly beautiful setting – vintage furniture, African art, massive beds with lovely plump bedding, gorgeous bathrooms with underfloor heating, large balcony overlooking... More

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review it great having you stay, you were lots of fun. Next time you can get time of work, it would be lovely to see you!!! More

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is the most heart- warning of experiences. Such caring thoughtful hospitality it's easy to relax into the luxurious rooms and views. Susan and Martin are very thoughtful hosts and pay great attention to the details of your stay. This care and eye for detail is evident in the rooms too which are immensely comfortable as well as aesthetically charming.... More

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It was great meeting you and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at The Hideaway. Sue More

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stayed at the Hout Bay Hideway in March 2014 and had a lovely stay. We were in the Bay View Suite, which does have a great view and balcony on top of being beautifully furnished and very comfortable. The breakfast was served on our private balcony- how can one resist that? Sue and Martin are charming hosts and gave... More

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We were just glad we could help when the car wouldn't start. Sue More

London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We really enjoyed staying here. We found it really restful and really appreciate the kind hospitality. Lovely view across the Bay from the upstairs double room. Well worth it the visit, I recommend it

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure having you stay. Sue More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

18 months came around quicker than anticipated and at the end of our third South African trip we finally arrived at Sue and Martin's doorstep to spend our last four nights. Happy, but sad that our wonderful holiday was reaching its end, we knew we were in the best place to round it all off! The welcome was as we... More

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay on your return trip to The Hideaway especially as you brought you lovely niece and nephew with you. Hope to see you again some time in the future. Sue More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Like most reviewers, it's difficult to find fault with The Hideaway. This was our second visit after a gap of some seven or eight years and it hasn't lost any of it's style or charm. We stayed in the Sentinel suite which , like all the rooms, is beautifully furnished with a tasteful mix of old and new. Martin and... More

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It was great to see you both again, we really had fun. Glad you enjoyed the restaurants and thanks again for taking the book back with you. More

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Address: 37 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
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Number of rooms: 4
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