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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is THE BEST Choice that you would not regret throughout your stay, made thru quality, Quality Food, Spacious Room with Fireplace, Limited DSTV Channels, as your stay doesn't revolve of TV, BUT well relaxing in different adventures for Example: Walking Trials, Putt Putt and adventures, NOT enough for a 1 Night stay to explore, We learn't it the Hard...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms were great with them being very spacious and clean. My only complaints was that the was no food available at 8pm on a Saturday except for that at the dinner dance. There were no cafes or restuarants in the vicinity that we could have gone to.

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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, rooms are clean and neat, portions of food are generous, and views are scenic ❤️. Very child friendly with play area, trampoline and miniature golf course. It's a great stop over place! Dinner served in "barn" which is situated next to 2nd swimming pool which is a little hidden from general view. Dinner dance quant,...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would Highly recommend Houw Hoek Hotel. Our stay was very short, but lovely, The staff was very welcoming and helpful in all ways. There was a high level of privacy, that we highly appreciated as a couple. The food we had was beautiful, portions was huge! We had great fun in the games room, Who says the games room...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food was 5 star. Friendly service, trying to accommodate your where possible. Although the linen was clean, some needed replacement because of holes. The room, especially the bathroom need some TLC, paying attention to the shower. Overall, very pleasant and can be recommended.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really love this new Hou Hoek. Friendly staff, excellent food and wine list! No smoking in the bar unfortunately (bad habit yes) but you can on your cottage stoep. The new Boss has cleared the vegetation around the railway tracks, so now you can walk on the remains of the platforms! The tea/coffee station in the rooms mit TV is...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome place with excellent service with a smile. We were welcomed with a smile. The ladies at reception were always willing to help and made our stay even more pleasant. I will and have recommended this place to others.

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ambience in a very natural setting. Friendly and helpful staff. User friendly parking. Nearby walking and cycling track easily accessible for daily exercise. The recent rate increase puts the property into a new bracket regarding affordability, I managed to pay the "old" rate as offered on the Travel site.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel while my husband did the Wines2Whales mountain bike race. The accommodation was conveniently located for the race in a beautiful setting and comfortable. The rooms were clean and the staff friendly.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a room with fire place which was easy to use. Very nice after a cold boat trip! A spacious area with little apartment houses, all newly decorated. Diner was a 'braai' and after that you can have a good choice of whiskey in the pub or 'kroeg'. Morning tea on your own balcony which is situated in the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect combination of old world charm and modern comfort. A home away from home. Houw Hoek Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in South Africa and is peacefully positioned in the beautiful mountains among meandering streams. It is a popular wedding venue, as the rolling lawns and duck filled ponds create a romantic setting second to none. The hotel is situated in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Nature Reserve, just 90km from Cape Town and 75km from Cape Town International Airport. The furnishings are elegant with an emphasis on comfort. The terraces boast views of the magnificent surrounding mountains. We offer all the luxuries of home, to our excellent service will ensure that you have a magnificent stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Houw Hoek Hotel

Address: Off N2 | Houw Hoek, Between Grabouw & Botriver, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: RM240 - RM480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Houw Hoek Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All Rooms R Top Quality, with FirePlace”
 of 5 bubbles lancetanyam, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms”
 of 5 bubbles U1164VAmelissar, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First floor rooms have a better view of the "mountain".”
 of 5 bubbles jacksons152, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Snowgooose, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the new renovated rooms with air-con.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnK727, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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