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Hout Bay Manor

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Baviaanskloof, off Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Ranked #17 of 56 Hout Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jade219 Kommetjie, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Kommetjie, South Africa
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed there a few weeks ago and the room was clean, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. The staff were so helpful and friendly. The breakfast we had was delicious too!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife and I decided to partake in the food and wine pairing evening (set menu), with wines by Painted Wolf - so this is not a general review of the restaurant as this is only an occasional event. Service and restaurant were both good - not much to complain about there. The food and wine pairing was excellent -... More

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Houtbaymanor, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you join us for our Wine and Dine evening. We have noted your positive comments and thank you for them. Looking forward to seeing you at our next pairing. Warm regards More

Belmont, Massachusetts
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This could be the best hotel we've ever used (no exaggeration), and we've stayed at many worldwide. Located in Hout Bay, a few miles out of Cape Town, the hotel is meticulously decorated, combining European elegance with South African culture. Our room was beautifully appointed, and we lacked for nothing, including a robust Wi Fi system that kept us in... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Tucked away up a little side road the Hout Bay Manor "pure" restaurant is a gem. The food was magnificent and the ambience lovely. The cheerful staff and the relaxed atmosphere belie the wonderful food that is served by chef Phillip, His food was a picture on a plate and so tasty that your taste buds nearly burst. A meal... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

During todays lunch at ‘Pure’ we complained to the waitron about our food: the tepid, soft chips, the deep fried fish that wasn't crisp, the 'ciabatta' sandwich that turned out to be a soft, lightly toasted white roll with the texture of cotton wool. He told the restaurant manager about our complaints and we were compensated with tea/coffee plus a... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We have visited Cape Town many times and have stayed at the Waterfront. We decided to stay in Hout Bay this time and chose the Hout Bay Manor. It is a beautifully appointed hotel. The service and facilities are outstanding. Thank to all the staff that made our stay relaxing. We believe this hotel is under-rated and we will recommend... More

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Lovely Hotel, excellent cocktails. Their Restaurant Pure must be the finest and most elegant food in the area. The menu and prepared food burst with unusual flavours. Valentines night was brilliant , food and even dancing was amazing and Romantic. Anybody visiting Hout Bay and not eating here is missing a lovely experience.

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Houtbaymanor, Director of Sales at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Dear BJ Beecroft Thank you very much for your kind review of Pure restaurant at Hout Bay Manor! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time spent with us on such a romantic night. We certainly hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back on many a special occasion. Best regards Pure & Hout Bay Manor Management More

Ayr Scotland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
30 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Spent 3 lovely days here nicely situated Hotel. Rooms very comfortable. Everything was excellent but slightly spoiled on 1st evening where we could not have dinner because of a function, not good enough if you are resident. Noisy overnight from loud air conditioner in next room. This was all cleared up after speaking to the Manager the following day the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

We have just had the most wonderful week at the hotel. Thanks goes to all the special staff there, Hanna, Anna, Jennifer, Bruce, Lucas and Jonathan..... To name but a few! They always wanted to help. The spa was spoiling. The food delicious and the hotel was beautiful with its eclectic decor. Our room was comfortable with a pretty view.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The food was exquisite and the complementary wines from Groote Post made the experience even better. This together with excellent service made that we enjoyed every minute of this unforgettable evening.

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Houtbaymanor, Director of Sales at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

Dear Nia and Francois It was an absolute pleasure to have you at our Pure & Groote Post wine & dine evening! We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of it and certainly look forward to entertaining you again soon! Best regards Hout Bay Manor Management More

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Address: Baviaanskloof, off Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hout Bay Manor 5*
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The Hout Bay Manor, built in 1871, is renowned as one of Cape Town’s most graceful landmarks. The recently restored Hout Bay Manor offers 20 individually designed en-suite rooms and a sophisticated fine dining restaurant named ‘Pure.’ Hout Bay Manor, protected by century-old oak trees, was built from stone (600mm thick walls) and in traditional Cape Colonial style by Jacob Trautmann on an unspoiled piece of land, which had previously been part of the Kronendal Estate. ... more   less 
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