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Very good
46 reviews
The Log Cabin is surrounded by Nature
Sunset in the lounge
The mountain views
The lounge has big glass doors that open up on all sides
The dining room
The kitchen is well equipped
The pool is private and a sun catch
Panoramic views of the mountains
The main bedroom
The en-suit bath has magnificent views to the mountains
Bathtime is a luxury
The trampoline
Fiery Sunsets
The magnificent deck
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Hout Bay, Western Cape

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Very good - based on 46 reviews
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azleebrew
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Didn't want to leave!!”
Reviewed May 20, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

It is a great location, centrally located, the perfect place to get away. If your lucky Layla the dog may come and visit you as well. We would have happily stayed for longer if it was available. I would highly recommend this place and can't wait to come back.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 30, 2017
Thank you for your lovely review. We would be very happy to have you back again soon.
Regards
Colette and Warren
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Diana W
Naples, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing location”
Reviewed January 16, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Amazing location. Wonderful verandah and living accommation. Better suited to family with children as second bedroom rather small. Very rustic and no frills but we enjoyed our stay enormously. The views from the verandah were spectacular. Colette was charming and very helpful.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Ailstewar...
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Heavenly views”
Reviewed December 14, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Spent 7 nights at Blackwood Log Cabin with my husband . Absolutely loved it! Colette and Warren always there if you needed them but if you didn't you have total privacy. The views were out of this world. Every day we'd get up and have breakfast on the balcony, I had to force myself away to go out for the day. Always looked forward to returning at night to sit on that balcony and enjoy the evening with a glass of wine.
There is a lovely private pool with a shaded area to chill and read. The house was fab, 2 bedrooms, 1 double with free standing bath and a toilet, and 2nd bedroom was twin with shower room. Both rooms had mountain views.
Would I go back?.... Definitely!!!!

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Management Response
Dec 17, 2016
Thanks for the lovely review Aileen. We loved having you and Stuart to stay. We very much look forward to hosting you again one day.
Best Regards Colette and Warren
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Jade F
1 review
“Amazing Cabin with a beautiful view”
Reviewed August 11, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Very beautiful place with an fantastic view from the bedroom and lounge.
The peace and quite just makes on feel relaxed.
The Service was amazing which makes you feel welcome, I would definitely be going back soon.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
Oct 20, 2016
Thank you for your lovely review. We'd be very happy to have you back again one day. Kind Regards
Colette and Warren
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24nicoler
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Place for our Honeymoon ”
Reviewed June 5, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We just finished a wonderful week at Blackwood log cabin with Colette and Warren. They have an excellent location if you are looking to stay outside of the hustle and bustle of CapeTown waterfront yet want to be close enough to all the attractions. Their home was a 20-30mim drive to table mountain, Camps bay, Simons town and even closer to the wonderful wineries of Constantia. For us it was a perfect location. We had a car all week and I would say is pretty necessary if you are staying outside the city center and want to experience all CT has to offer. The directions provided to us were great even when we arrived late in the evening. The house itself was stocked with a starter supply of milk, coffee and bread along with spices, soaps and firewood. We didn't have any issues all week and when we did hopes to text with a question mid stay Colette was very prompt. I would recommend the views, location and accommodation of Blackwood to friends and family. Hope to stay again!

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Management Response
Jun 6, 2016
Hi Nicole and Alex, thank you for the wonderful review. We really enjoyed having you stay and hearing of your adventures! Braver than us, shark cage diving and more! All the best and until next time. Kind Regards
Colette and Warren.
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Timutrech...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Best place I have ever stayed in when visiting South Africa”
Reviewed April 28, 2016 for a stay in August 2014

We stayed in the cabin (well it more like a villa) with our kids for a week in august 2014 and had an absolutely wonderful time. Waking up in the large bedroom with the fantastic views, having breakfast on the huge terras overlooking the valley and enjoying the swimming pool this place just breaths uniqueness and relaxation! Combine this with the very welcoming attitude of Colette and Warren and the perfect location for visiting both Hout Bay and Cape Town and you simply have the best place to stay!

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Liked best: The uniqueness of the place and its location
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
May 2, 2016
Hello Tim, Thank you for the lovely review. We hope you can make it back to Cape Town soon. Say hello to the family.
Kind Regards
Colette and Warren
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maytimegi...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
Reviewed April 23, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The house was very conveniently situated for our visit to Cape Town with my parents.
My only complaint would be the open plan bathroom, well toilet actually... But that's just us. Luckily we just used the other more private bathroom. I would recommend to family and friends but warn them about the WC

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 24, 2016
Hello Maytimegirl,

Thank you for the review. Yes, the open plan toilet in the main room is not for everyone but as you mentioned, there is another private toilet to use should you need to. Apart from the bathroom facilities, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards
Colette
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