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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I stayed one week in Hout Bay View in May, when was the most precious memory in my life. As I was travelling alone, the first night when I arrived, I was a bit nervous. However the staffs made me feel so well looked after. They gave me a lot of tips for restaurant, helped me book tour bus tickets... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Our private taxi was arranged by Andrew and Bryan, it was a great start with no hanging around and a lovely talk of all the places we drove through. On arrival we were met by Andrew and shown to our room. What a fantastic room with lots of space and everything was immaculately clean. We walked down to the harbour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

I highly recommend this gem in the heart of Hout Bay. Beautifully appointed, spacious rooms with tea & coffee, extremely comfortable beds, clean linen and fresh towels. The view over the Bay from the terrace is unrivalled, as is the hospitality of the owner, Andrew. An added bonus are the friendly staff who go out of their way to accommodate... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Hello Kim How very kind of you to take a moment to write such a kind review. It is the only hope that guest house owners have to hear that guests are comfortable and satisfied with all amenities that are provide. your kind words go a long way to reassuring us here that the effort we put into the guesthouse... More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

From start to finish this was an amazing holiday. From the moment we arrived Andrew and Bryan could not have done enough to make our stay unforgettable . One morning we were lucky to observe Dolphins in the bay due to the breathtaking view from the front terrace . Breakfast was delicious and fresh every day and on one occasion... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Dear jeanette. we are very humbled by your review. Hout Bay and the Western peninsular are such lovely areas, we are so glad that we made you feel welcomed and comfortable during your stay with us. Very best wishes. Bryan More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Misrepresented online - no pictures of the room we were given. Sub-standard room even though it was called a 'Standard' room. Hardly enough room to walk around the bed. Cheap melamine cupboard that could barely fit one persons clothes in for a couple of days. Clothes cupboard contains a bar fridge as well as coffee/tea tray so even less space!... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Dear Guest. All reviews, both positive and on occasion negative help us to ensure we continue to offer good value, service and welcoming hospitality. We feel the website offers a good flavor of the atmosphere and property guests can expect when they travel to Hout Bay View. The virtual tour button offers unrestricted views of all aspects of Hout Bay... More 

Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying here for a few days. Upon arrival you are warmly greeted and immediately made to feel relaxed and welcomed. The weather was hot and the added advantage of a pool to cool off at the end of the day is a bonus. The owners go above and beyond sharing their knowledge of Capetown. The... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you so very much for your kindest of reviews. it is our greatest wish being a small 3 star guest house that those guests who stay with us are comfortable and relaxed. We are humbled that you found the amenities we offer too your liking and that the welcome you received will convince others to come... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

From the moment I welcomed at the door, I knew my stay at Hout Bay View was going to be great. Its only a 3 star rated guest house but it deserves more. The weather was really hot and I had been very grateful of the fan in my room, which worked perfectly with the sliding door, instead of closed... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Dear Carly, Thank you so much for your kind and informative review. We are glad you found the breakfast time a good way to make friends and enjoy the recommendations we made for you in Hout Bay. We do notice that some guests are more demanding than others but strive to help all who stay with us. Your sincere and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here over Dec/Early Jan booked a good few months before! This holiday was part of my recovery after heart surgery! I emailed Andrew a few weeks before we arrived to ask about our room as I had seen on Trip Advisor people complaining about no view from room, no windows, no air con , etc. Well I was... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Dear Stacy, Thank you for your review of your stay here at Hout Bay View earlier this year. We enjoyed corresponding with you before your arrival and were reassured when you stated that a standard double room would suit your needs perfectly. In fact at check in you complimented us at the guesthouse on the rooms and its surroundings. We... More 

Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Come guys - you are great hosts but that doesn't always cut it. Room was tiny and hot hot hot - no aircon with the teeny tiniest fan in 36 deg heat. We had to go and buy a bigger one to get any sleep. Salt in the wounds was the breakfast. Tea, juice, croissant, watermelon, yoghurt is not a... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for coming to stay at Hout Bay View. Your stay with us coincided with some very hot weather and we all struggled to keep cool. As judged by the South African tourist Board all our rooms have been accredited with 3 stars which mean that they conform to all the standards required to be awarded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Hout Bay View was a very comfortable stay to end our holiday in South Africa. Brian and Andrew were very pleasant hosts, full of humour and only too willing to help wherever possible, including printing our boarding cards for us as we wished to check-in our flight online. On the slightly negative side the room we stayed in was rather... More 

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Andrew E, Owner at Hout Bay View, responded to this review

Dear valued guest. It is always gratifying to receive such a thorough and generous review. We are humbled that all of our joint efforts came together to offer you a restful and relaxed stay at Hout Bay View. All those named in your review have seen the feedback offered and are delighted that you both enjoyed all the facilities and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sensationally positioned with many enviable and panoramic views of the Table Mountain range and the ocean, with unsurpassed vistas of the famous Chapmans Peak. Recently renovated to provide you with the latest amenities and comforts. We invite you to join us and experience generous hospitality and service levels that exceed expectations. All bedrooms are well appointed with your comfort in mind. Enjoy and savour our homemade breakfasts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hout Bay View

Address: 19 Pondicherry Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $89 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hout Bay View 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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