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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good nights sleep after a long day on the road. Basic needs met. Had supper, which was adequate with some delicious tuna salad. Second time we made use if this facility which is just off the main route between Elliot and Lady Grey. The ocean was calling so we gave breakfast a miss. Beautiful scenery around the... More 

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Thank Minas01
South Africa
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61 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Recently stayed there for one evening - arrived very late and they asked if they could put my food in the room - clearly I said yes. Food was kept warm on a hot tray but with a cooling rack between. Had good old fashioned home cooking! Rooms clean, bed comfortable, electric blanket and the heater was turned on as... More 

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Thank Deale
Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This establishment exudes old world charm and homeliness from the moment you walk in the doors. A dining room with snow capped mountain views and a swan swimming in a pond for good measure. A relaxation lounge with a large fire place and cosy snuggle in couches. A large bar with another huge wood burning fire place all add the... More 

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Thank 495jmp
Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

If you are travelling through this are or exploring it for a day or two then this small hotel is a great place to stop over. Rooms are large and simply appointed, food tasty and served in a simple buffet style - they get right what many a 5 star hotel cant ... Hot plates ....

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1 Thank Alan R
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Blown away at the landscape while driving the Barkly Pass for the first time...then stumbling upon this hotel for a much needed coffee break. The staff were off for new years afternoon but the hostess happily obliged to provide coffee. Very quiet, peaceful and loved the retro decor and unique layout of the hotel.

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Thank Gillian D
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We just keep coming back to this great family run hotel and make it a point to stay over whenever we are travelling through the area. It feels like home with the warm welcome, the food and attention to the guests comfort. Elize and the owners always remember us and this makes it personal. The food is wholesome and plenty,... More 

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1 Thank Xplora2015
East London, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed at mountain shadows hotel. It offers great scenery with the mountains around you as well as a great pub. The rooms are clean and have electric blankets and heaters which are essential in winter. The rates are very reasonable as the offer a dinner, bed, and breakfast. A nice place to stay, especially in the middle of... More 

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1 Thank GershFuller
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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136 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The crisp and fresh mountain air, the absolute quiet, the views, all are superb. This hotel has adequate and clean rooms although the towels in the bathrooms are not of the greatest. The pub with its cosy fireplace is delectable and many hours can be spent here chatting to both old friends and new acquaintances. The hallway has some wonderful... More 

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Thank Bennett B
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Recently had the opportunity to stay at the Hotel and was pleasantly surprised. Excellent value for money and staff very attentive to your needs. Accommodation was very comfortable and food was great. A pity that more people don't know about this place, but would recommend anyone passing this area to give it a try. Considering the rates, this represents excellent... More 

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1 Thank Sanjiv R
Grahamstown, South Africa
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53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I stayed for business purposes and found the establishment met all my requirements. The rooms are neat and has all the basics. The food is good. The service is excellent. Everyone goes out of the way to ensure that all your needs are met. It is perfect place for a stop over.

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Additional Information about Mountain Shadows Hotel

Address: On the Barkley Pass, Elliot 5460, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Elliot
Hotel Class:3 star — Mountain Shadows Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“all first floor rooms all short walking distances from the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 495jmp, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are similar / standard, so any room would be comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 298sanjivr, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are a little dated but on suite and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles IanS527, 15 Mar 2014 | Read review
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