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Houw Hoek Inn

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to Houw Hoek for many years so decided go their again as we like the country. We were very pleasantly surprised as it appears to have been upgraded and really now looks first class. The rooms are lovely and spacious and don't lack anything. The gardens and amenities outside are really nice and our grandchildren loved the... More 

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Bellville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect stay! Love the food, clean bedrooms, fireplaces in the bedrooms, scenery, walks around the grounds, tennis court and lots to do with kids. Staff very friendly and professional. Will be back soon!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to cosy winter evenings at the fire and great bedding to fall asleep in. Not to be. The wood supplied burned for a while but died out halfway through each log. Hubbie did his level best, slaving away to keep it going. Got more blitz from reception, but no luck in keeping it alive. the next... More 

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Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my fourth time at Houw Hoek Inn. Apparently it is one of the oldest inns is South Africa. I really enjoy the quietness of this place. It’s up in the mountains. When you wake up in the morning the scenery is beautiful. In short ot’s a decent place with a good restaurant. Houw Hoek Inn is something that... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable 2 night stay this winter. This hotel comprises two eras, the "olde worlde" stable inn and the modern holiday resort. The old lounges have been kept original and modern facilities added as well as many activities for all ages. Rooms have a useable fireplace which is set every day with wood and firelighters and plenty of... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Houw Hoek Inn, the room was comfortable and clean and the dinner dance was fun. It was very cold and wet so we weren't able to enjoy the beautiful gardens or outdoor facilities. A few things which could have been done better - the wood in the room for the fireplace was wet and the... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Houw Hoek never ceases to amaze me. Our organisation has been using Houw Hoek for the past 22 years. Every visit is like returning to a family. The staff are unbelievably warm, friendly and nothing is too much for them. They clearly love their jobs and choose to be positive. Veronica's liaison with clients is faultless. Brendine at front of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

One of our best friends 50th birthday celebration. Sunday lunch buffet at Houw Hoek Inn was excellent. We were 24 in the party and it was a mild winter afternoon. Table decorations were done by us so this is not part of the restaurant offering. The buffet food was great - delicious mild and very tender mutton curry. Variety of... More 

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Nestled at the bottom of the valley just off the N2 and clearly visible as you pass by, this old coaching inn is full of atmosphere - take the time to walk the corridors and read the information dotted around. We sat on the terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens and grounds and had a quick bite to eat on a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

What a wonderful stay we had! It was our anniversary so it was a very good way to celebrate. From the arrival, to the departure, we were fully satisfied. Spending time one-on-one with my hubby in such a beautiful place with wonderful food. We will definitely be coming back!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Houw Hoek Inn

Address: 2 Off N | Between Grabouw & Botriver, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: $54 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Houw Hoek Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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