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Portwine Guesthouse

7 Queen Street | P.O Box 142, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 8 Calitzdorp B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014
WeeBarraCymru London, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Very warm welcome from Pierre and Marina. Only a few minutes walk from the quirky cafes/restaurants/galleries of Calitzdorp which are well worth a visit. Caltizdorp is a deceptively pleasant town. Doesn't look much if you speed through but if you can take the time to stop and look you'll be well rewarded. Highly Recommended

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Port Wine Guest House had been recommended by friends so we stayed there for two nights during a recent visit to the Cape. A very good recommendation! The guest house is in the small Karoo town of Calitzdorp where there are some great, lesser known South African vineyards, specialising in fortified wines but also some very good red table varieties.... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A beautiful historic guesthouse with a nice shadowy garden and a good pool area. Though the rooms are relatively small, the lay out and facilities are ok (when it is very hot, the rooms could be not airy enough though). Also the lounge area is good with good chairs and Wifi. Opposite the guesthouse there is Boplaas winery with good... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

What a fabulous place to stay! We knew nothing about the area but particularly wanted to visit the Port vineyards, so only spent two nights in this lovely B&B. Pierre is a most excellent host, nothing is too much trouble, and breakfast was delicious. Local scenery is spectacular and we were sorry we didnt have more time to explore further.... More

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Camberley, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were spotted as we arrived and greeted warmly in the car park by Pierre. He showed us into his beautiful old thatched home, with wonderful high ceilings immaculately maintained, through a friendly lounge area and to our room - with four poster bed and huge ensuite - with roll top bath and views out over the BoPlass Vineyard -... More

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Bodrum, Turkey
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

If your preference is for something with character that has been exquisitely restored then Portwine is perfect for you. It was rather hot as there was only a fan in the room and no air con. . The breakfast was excellent and the pool and gardens very attractive.

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South Africa, KZN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

After numerous good reviews my husband and I decided on staying at Port Wine Guesthouse which was the right choice. It is clean with "olde world" charm run so efficiently by Pierre. We had a ground floor room with a lovely big ensuite bathroom. It was very hot at night and we would have liked an aircon - but at... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Having arrived last minute into town on my motorbike I was looking for decent accommodation within walking distance of the vineyards and church and Portwine most definitely fitted the bill. What won me over when riding around town was not only the guesthouse style but the friendly welcome from Pierre. The room had lots of character and was set in... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We had 2 nights at the Portwine in winter and really enjoyed the very comfortable, cozy accomodation. The hosts were very friendly and helpful with local advice. The breakfasts were excellent and the room had everything we could need. Would recommend this Guest house

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Santa Barbara, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This lovely property, in the tiny village of Calitzdorp, may very well have been one of our favorite stays while touring South Africa. Pierre's recommendation of where to dine on a Sunday night was quite helpful, and we also enjoyed our dinner (walking distance up the street) very much. Our room was romantic, quiet, and spotlessly clean. We were treated... More

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Address: 7 Queen Street | P.O Box 142, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Calitzdorp
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