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Hildesheim Guest House
Ranked #12 of 62 Wilderness B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 31, 2014

This place is relaxing and Tony & Vannessa are the friendiliest hosts. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. We will definitely return again soon. The honeymoon suite was very impressive and rooms were imacculate.

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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Hildesheim Guest House is a true little paradise, located in one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa. The owners are wonderful people and we very much enjoyed our stay there. The little bungalows are well-equipped, clean and located on the beautiful estate. The view from the pool is stunning. Although the guest house is located a little outside of Wilderness, in Hoekwil, a cheap and easy shuttle service can be arranged for those not wanting to drive after dinner. The area itself is absolutely stunning and the guest house is perfectly situated for trips in all directions. We highly recommend this place and will surely return in the future!

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Reviewed March 27, 2014

The setting is ideal, very quiet with birds in the trees and just beautiful with the mountains and surrounds.
We stayed in a garden cottage for 1 night only - two families with two small boys. The boys enjoyed running around on the grass and attempted a short swim (it was a bit cold so not ideal weather). The pool was not very clean (this may be due to the rain the day before?).
Although the cottage was very clean and neat and the reception was friendly, the cottages definitely needs some upgrading. The wooden deck and furniture is old and the rest of the interior is also a bit out-dated. As I said, nothing wrong with the cleanliness but not really a place I would recommend to others. Not 4-star standard in my opinion.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Thank MetMadi
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Hildesheim, Owner at Hildesheim Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2014

Dear Guest

Thank you for taking the time to review us. What can I say? Maybe you should select accommodations that have been built and or furnished in the past 12 - 24 months.
To provide travellers with a balanced view below are our most recent reviews (last 3 months) from guests who visited with us in the same cottage - you decide.

“14 begeisterte Menschen und das nach 6 Tagen in "Hildesheim"” by SvenMerseburg

“Simply Wonderful” by 329andrewa

“Toller Aufenthalt!” by Wooly101

“Wonderful” by JCsuperstar2014

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Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were 6 couples who thoroughly enjoyed the weekend. The hospitality received from the owners together with the tasty breakfast and the weather played a major role in our fun filled weekend. We also enjoyed the tranquility of the surroundings.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Two words......Absolutely Awesome!Truly home away from home!Stunning location with breathtaking views & genuine hospitality ensured that we enjoyed an unforgettable & memorable 25th honeymoon week. Tony&Vanessa your hosting was impeccable as was your breakfast every morning. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves & will most definitely,most certainly return! We highly recommend your establishment. The tranquility & peacefulness is unrivaled!
"Drambui"

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Reviewed March 20, 2014

Anyone thinking of visiting the Garden Route and not stopping at Hildersheim will be missing an unbelievable experience. Such friendly hosts go out of their way to make everyone happy, great rooms, and a Breakfast to die for. We will be back. thanks once again Tony & Vanessa

Room Tip: All rooms are great
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have been for many times in SA. This was one of the best places, i have
ever been there. Tony and Vanessa are the best hosts you can imagine.
We only can recommend this place for everybody, who is looking for
a very nice place to relax. There are also some super restaurants nearby.
Our favourites were "The Girls", "Joplins" and the "Oyster Shack".
Thank you very much Tony and Vanessa
Peter and Doris

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Additional Information about Hildesheim Guest House

Address: 3 Kerk Street | Hoekwil, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 62 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
Price Range: $55 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hildesheim Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in the peaceful village of Hoekwil, only 5km from the unique Wilderness beach, Hildesheim is a Guest House offering spacious and tastefully decorated rooms. Enjoy the panoramic views of the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains from your own private deck or from the large pool set amongst the tranquil gardens. ... more   less 
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