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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Wow, what a wonderful hotel! Me and my husband stayed there for a weekend, while doing a sporting event in Grabouw. We were treated like royalty. The food was amazing, and Sabine and Berndt were wonderful. They went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. They also prepared special early breakfasts for us before our... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Unfortunately we stayed here one night before going to the airport to return home. What a surprise.A fantastic hotel,a beautiful room,a tasteful interior decoration and two hosts who tried everything to make our stay comfortable.Dinner in the garden has been an experience. We will definitely go back . Absolutely unique what Berndt and Sabine achieved here.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Recently stayed one night at this brilliant boutique hotel. It was the night before a wedding we were attending . Berndt and Sabine proved the perfect hosts and the setting was superb. We enjoyed an excellent dinner on the terrace with out fellow wedding guests and the food was beyond compare. All cooked by Sabine and served by Berndt, who... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Our 6 nights at the Exner brought howls of envy from friends staying in other locations ! A stunning hotel that makes you feel immediately relaxed and welcome. Sabine and Berndt are masters at attention to detail and cannot be more helpful in providing advice and suggestions to ensure your stay in the Elgin valley is unforgettable. The rooms are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Our first visit to SA and this was our first stop to attend a wedding at the local Southill vineyard. Absolutely beautiful location,and wonderful comfortable rooms.We stayed for 3 nights,Berndt and Sabine are wonderful hosts and made our stay perfect. The food was absolutely delicious and we were served Breakfast and dinner on the terrace overlooking the gardens. This is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

We recently had a one night stay at Villa Exner and would have loved to stay longer. It's a beautiful and elegant country house, set in gardens that are lush and tranquil. It was blissfully quiet; a perfect place to relax and feel rejuvenated. Breakfast, served on the terrace overlooking the garden, was delicious. As newcomers to the area, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

I booked 3 nights for my parents and I to stay at Villa Exner over the holidays... And we loved it so much we ended up staying for 5 glorious nights! The hotel is absolutely divine. Hosts Sabine and Berndt pay loving attention to every detail big and small, creating a most welcome and tranquil sanctuary. Sabine's food is utterly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

It,s a beautyfull and new house with a flowerfull and big garden, and pool located in the neiborhoods of Capetown. Rooms and bathrooms are big decorated with sofistication and clean style. You do need a car and can stay at this quiet place to visit almost everithing. The vineyeards of Stelembpsh and Frecschoeck, the indic shore and, of couse, Capetown.... More 

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Many thanks - it was indeed a great pleasure having you in South Africa! We look forward to your return in the near future. Sabine & Bernd More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

We booked to stay 3 nights over New Year's Eve after having read the commendations on this site. When dplatt (one of the reviwers) says that the service is "unobtrusive", I have to go further - it's downright lacking! Be aware folks that this is NOT a 5-star establishment - not at least according to the Tourism Grading Council. There... More 

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Scuzza, Owner at Villa Exner, responded to this review

We are very thankful for reviews and regret deeply if our guests do not enjoy their stay. Although we try to satisfy each and every guest individually, looking after their particular needs, we will not succeed to cater to everyone's taste. A few practical comments below: 1. All of our garden rooms have extra-long, please kindly do request on booking... More 

Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

We recently spent a night at Villa Exner and it completely exceeded our expectations! It was the cleanest, best maintained and run hotel I have had the pleasure to stay in. Our hosts were attentive and very friendly in helping us with ideas were to go, and which local attractions to try. We most certainly look forward to our next... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Exner is an exclusive small boutique hotel, centrally located at Elgin Valley Grabouw in the Winelands and close to Cape Town. All major attractions and activities are within easy access, making it your ideal base to explore the Cape while enjoying the space and tranquility of the country side.Experience all those indulging touches and the intimate, personal service that only a small boutique hotel can offer.Villa Exner provides the space to relax and rejuvenate; rolling lawns, a decadent open garden offering privacy and interactive places where you can sit and chat in a laid-back atmosphere, make new friends and enjoy life in a modern country style. Villa Exner is based in the heart of Elgin Grabouw, only an hour from Cape Town. Surrounded by pure nature with the two bordering Nature Reserves, the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, as well as the Winelands and Hermanus at the doorstep, there are a million things to do. Hiking, birding, mountain biking, 4x4 off road trails & tours, quad biking, golf, tennis, paragliding over the stunning False Bay, scuba diving along the coast, to name a few. One of only two South African water-skiing schools, with the most beautiful setting, is also close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Exner

Address: 11 Essenhout Avenue, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: $100 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Exner 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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