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Abbey Manor vs. Hemingway House?

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Abbey Manor vs. Hemingway House?

Good day!

I'm trying to weigh my options (independent of price) as to whether to book a 2 night stay at the Abbey Manor or the Hemingway House. Both establishments look and sound brilliant, so I'm trying to make a decision based on location, view, past good/bad experiences from folks, etc. Our goal for our 3 days with Cape Town as our home base is to head down to see the Cape of Good Hope, enjoy some of the city itself, and possibly head to the Atlantic Coast for a bit...

Thanks in advance for any advice you may have!

Kind regards...

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1. Re: Abbey Manor vs. Hemingway House?

Gosh, quite a difficult choice! They are actually fairly close to each other, so location won't help you too much.

Both have also had fairly good reviews. Sorry I;m not much help.

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2. Re: Abbey Manor vs. Hemingway House?

Did you find out any information on these two places? I'm also torn between them for a 2008 trip. Thanks.

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3. Re: Abbey Manor vs. Hemingway House?

I only know Hemingway House, so can't comment on Abbey Manor. But HH is fantastic...only small and you tend to 'share' a courtyard with the other guests (4 rooms i think total). Often used by film crews who take the whole house over.

Great staff, really comfy rooms (not massive but large enough and well furnished). Just a really great social atmosphere.

I really enjoyed it although its a couple of years since i last stayed with them...

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I'd highly recommend Hemingway House -- the small size is part of the charm as it really does have a home from home feel (if your home came with a staff and was furnished by a posh designer). Personally I like the West the best, though the South room does come with its own study which is nice.



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5. Re: Abbey Manor vs. Hemingway House?

Abbey Manor is higher up in Oranjezicht and has stunning views over the city and back at Table Mountain. Hemingway House is nestled in a leafy pocket down in Gardens. Neither location makes much of a difference regarding the activities you're considering

Both are first rate establishments and you can't make a bad choice between them!





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