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Amblewood Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   43 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 60 Hout Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in Amblewood It is conveniently located near Cape Town Int. Airport. ( 3/4 hr. drive, the Houtbay area is a lovely area to explore. ( You' ll need 2 days at the max ) of course you need a car. Amblewoods hospitality by Trevor and June is wonderful and a very personal one too. This was... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been on an arduous 3 week cricket tour and were looking to relax. Amblewood was recommended. If there are better and more attentive hosts than Trevor and June (together with their helpers) then I have yet to meet them. The breakfasts were outstanding. What a boon is the shuttle service. We will return.

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Ardent-t, Owner at Amblewood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we're so happy you could relax at Amblewood after your hectic cricket tour! We've sent on the photos which we hope you've received safely. So glad you want to return and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Leeds
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our Stay was perfect at Amblewood, our hosts Trevor and June were on hand for anything we needed, I mentioned the hair dryer was getting too hot, a replacement was provided the same day, nothing was too much trouble, Trevor even provided us with a cool box and ice pack, umbrella and chairs to take to the beach. A wonderful... More 

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Ardent-t, Owner at Amblewood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and we're so happy we were able to help make your trip to South Africa memorable and happy! We're thrilled that you would like to visit again and we look forward to welcoming you. More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My fourth visit to June and Trevor at Amblewood and I wouldn't miss this venue. The care and comfort and genuine friendship is second to none. Eating one of Trevor's delicious breakfasts overlooking the bay with the mountains behind you is an experience to remember! I suggest you book as soon as possible as long as it doesn't mean I... More 

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Ardent-t, Owner at Amblewood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderfully encouraging words and it's always a pleasure to have you and your friends stay with us. We've certainly had many memorable and happy times when you've been with us over the years. We hope you will be back soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Amblewood guest house has a great lookout to the Hout bay. Comfortable rooms, with caring hosts Trevor and June. Its not too far away from table mountain and cape town. The town of hout bay has some good restaurants.

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Dublin
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I can't speak highly enough of this wonderful guesthouse. Set up on the hill with stunning views of Hout bay, we were giddy with excitement when we arrived. June and Trevor were wonderful and kind hosts. They were full of recommendations and always very helpful. The breakfast in the morning looking over the bay was also delicious and set us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I can't rate the hospitality of Trevor and June highly enough. They could not have been more welcoming or helpful. The location is tranquility itself, with a lovely deck and plunge pool overlooking stunning Hout bay. We stayed 2 nights, and it was the perfect way to relax gently into a holiday. We found it hard to tear ourselves away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

From the moment you arrive you sense the great hospitality of Trevor and June who are such perfect hosts. Our room was stunning as was the view down to Hout Bay. Breakfast cooked and served to perfection after having started off with a great selection of tropical fruits from the buffet. If passing through Hout Bay again would definitely make... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Fabulous big clean room, with own terrace and glorious view. Comfortable bed and wake up to an excellent breakfast. Ideal for Cape Town, the amazing countryside and the bay visible from the bedroom. The owners Trevor and June are so kind and helpful; truly nothing is too much trouble. I would have no hesitation in recommending Amblewood as a wonderful... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Amblewood is a jewel with top quality accommodation and fantastic views across Hout Bay. Trevor and June are the ideal hosts, very welcoming but never intrusive. Hout Bay itself is a charming fishing village and ideally located for visiting both Cape Town and the whole of the Cape, provided you have a car. We had a great time, in short... More 

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Address: 43 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Amblewood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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