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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located in a beautiful part of the world, near some fine wine producers and fruit farms and amazing gardens. So many reasons to visit. So many reasons to return. For the more energetic there are many walking and riding trails up and alongside the mounstains. We were superbly treated. From the booking to the warm welcome and a prearranged light...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made an all too brief visit to Wildekrans Country House. Just the most beautiful and tranquil setting. Wonderful hospitality from Barry, Alison and everyone else who looked after us. Thank you again and we hope to make it back.

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Thank calumnic0l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful, tranquil place run by such hospitable people. And the art! What a privilege to see. We really felt at home and were treated with such delicate kindness. The setting is breath taking.

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Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 29 November 2016 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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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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...

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Bloubergstrand, South Africa
Reviewed 13 November 2016

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
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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...

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Thank ruanh
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 November 2016

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
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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: €75 - €120 (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
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“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”
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