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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful hospitality during our stay at this hidden gem. We thoroughly enjoyed the peace and tranquillity, beautiful artwork and of course the dogs. We enjoyed our meal at both Manny's and The Pool Room and sipped on some fine wine at Almenkerk. Thanks for the great recommendations, Alison. We hope to visit beautiful Elgin again in the near future.

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Thank Jaysheela K
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful stay at the Wildekrans Country House. A perfect stopover while touring the Garden Route. The gardens were stunning and the Inn charming in every way possible. We enjoyed a lovely walk through the gardens, a delicious dinner with our hosts Barry and Alison and an amazing full breakfast the next morning, The perfect starting point for a day... More 

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Thank 652samm2014
Bloubergstrand, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our visit. Warm welcoming host, super facilities carefully and thoughtfully considered comfort. We couldn't wish for more. The gardens are beautifully maintained and the art in the garden delightful. Lovely mountain walks.

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Thank jefftaylor78
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wildekrans Country House is an absolute hidden gem in Elgin. We stayed for 5 days while on the Green mountain trail package. The view of the mountain from our room was stunning. Wildekrans is an 1811 homestead and each room is decorated with beautiful antique furniture, but still offer a luxurious stay. After a hard day of hiking each day... More 

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Thank ruanh
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly a place to find yourself , experiencing comfort in quiet , quality surroundings , from the personal Art collection to the creative garden and mountain trails . Nature , wine and wonder :-) We will make this a regular visit in winter and summer .

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Thank Cornel S
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We attended a 50th close by and had an excellent stop over at Wildekrans. The place is full of old world charm and warm hospitality, our only regret is we had such a short stay. We will be back to walk the mountains and reset our centre and our souls that is for sure!

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Thank Brett T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

I needed a getaway from the city and all I was looking for was tranquility in the country side and I found this little gem! Wildekrans Country House is a historic homestead dating back to 1811, situated in the quaint village of Houw Hoek, in the Western Cape, South Africa. We arrived late on a cold afternoon to a crackling... More 

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Thank SONJA D
johannesburg
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Travelling to the western Cape to attend a wedding, the hotel hosting the event could not accommodate us for the two nights required. They recommended the neighbours next door: "Wildekrans Country House". What good advice they gave, Wildekrans is just a gem. The atmosphere in and around the house is just so peaceful, art all over and an orchard with... More 

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Thank Janaalt M
Cape town
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

What a fantastic hidden country gem in the Elgin/ Grabouw area! It is rare to find a place where you can truly revel in the Cape's winter but with the availability of more than two fireplaces made for the perfect opportunity to relax by the fire with excellent wine and a good book. The gardens are spectacular and can only... More 

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Thank staceyl114
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

A very warm welcome with a wood fire burning in reception on a particularly cold and wet weekend. The room was clean and very cosy with 4 poster bed. All facilities worked. Rose looked after us and made us very welcome. Breakfast was excellent and was served hot . We had a good stay and will come again.

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Thank Alan B

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only an hour's drive from Cape Town, this historic 1811 Cape Dutch homestead, set in a rambling country garden, is the perfect farm stay and country getaway. Wi-fi available on the property. Rosebeds, lawns and fruit trees cascade to the river and, silhouetted by a rugged mountain backdrop, provides a dramatic setting for a collection of contemporary art. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildekrans Country House

Address: Houw Hoek Village, Elgin 7190, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Elgin
Price Range: €105 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask the mountain view room”
 of 5 bubbles ruanh, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles CornelS_13, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are uniquely positioned to enjoy surrounding nature”
 of 5 bubbles jjanaalt, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“recommend the Mountain view room. You have your own fireplace and private room and dining area which makes privacy at an optimum!”
 of 5 bubbles staceyl114, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles A8891TDrichardr, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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