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“Beautiful home surrounded by nature”
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11 reviews
Dusk view from the deck
Dawn ocean
Dawn mountains
Peeka boo!
Lounge from the other side
Lounge from the deck
Lounge from the centre
Dining area
The kitchen
Close up of spice shelf
Main bedroom with mountain views
Main bedroom's view
Outside version of the main bedroom's view
2nd bedroom
Midday view from the 2nd bedroom
Dawn view from the 2nd bedroom
3rd bedroom
View from the 3rd bedroom
Mandela tribute
The best swing chair in the world
Inquisitive fellow
Beautiful Knysna Lourie -now called Knysna Turaco - in our tree off the deck
Fork Tailed Drongo
Cape White Eye visiting
Southern Double Collared Sunbird
The road down to our bay
View of the reserve on approach
Dusk ocean
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Wilderness, Western Cape

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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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“Beautiful home surrounded by nature”
Reviewed February 15, 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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This gorgeous wooden house is just a stone´s throw from George, yet feels very removed and secluded, from another world. Wonderful views of the forest and the sea. Fantastically equipped kitchen, stunning and comfortable rooms, and the most phenomenal number of daily bird visitors. Absolutely wonderful, and I wish we could have stayed longer. We will be back!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Feb 16, 2017
Thank you for the lovely review - I am thrilled that you enjoyed yourself and look forward to welcoming you back.
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Southerne...
Cape Town
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Breathtaking and pristine location”
Reviewed January 22, 2017 for a stay in January 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Even though we have travelled the Garden Route often, nothing prepared us for just how beautiful, tranquil and transporting the forested valley and adjacent hillsides of Ballots Bay were.... And Jane's house, in its gorgeous setting overlooking the surrounding hills - and teeming with relentless birdlife, was the perfect place to be based. The house itself is immaculate and elegantly-equipped, and living in it, with its bright thoroughfares of airiness and light, leading out onto the stupendous deck, is like being immersed right in the fragrant and chattering indigenous forest and fynbos of the surrounds. We cannot recommend her spot highly enough!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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capetownb...
Cape Town
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quirky, wonderfully comfortable, surrounded by glorious nature and awesome views”
Reviewed June 22, 2016 for a stay in February 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Loved the position - as if this gorgeous timber house had been dropped into the forest at the edge of the cliff. Beautifully decorated, quirky and very comfortable. Kitchen is a marvel and a red fridge holds pride of place. The deck with its hammock commands an incredible view and the birds visit the birdbath regularly, including the beautiful Knysna Loerie.

Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 23, 2016
Thanks for the review Bridget - so glad you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back again.
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Sarah C
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Home for the Soul”
Reviewed January 25, 2016 for a stay in January 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Sitting on the deck interacting with the many birds that love this home is the picture of peace and tranquility. The house is furnished beautifully and very personally, with endless spots to settle into and call your own. Ballots Bay is my idea of paradise - I've yet to find a better place in the world. And Jane's house is the perfect home to experience it from. It truly is the place to go to restore ones soul!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Feb 25, 2016
Thank you for your review Sarah - I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back at some point in the future.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 5, 2017
Thank you - I am thrilled that you enjoyed the beautiful peace that I am privileged to be guardian of. Come back again some day...
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