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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After winding through the suburbs of Grabouw we found the wonderful Villa Exner. It was a real surprise all round. Lunch on the terrace of the old house was delicious and when we were then shown to our room, we were completely taken aback - a whole house in the garden. We had a huge bedroom, large sitting room with...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A family holiday home turned into a boutique hotel - but retained the family feel. Great to see the owners still at the helm of customer service after 17yrs since opening the villa. Definitely the place to stay in Grabouw - little piece of paradise.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had a an king sized suite with a spacious verandah overlooking the beautiful gardens. The room was fabulous. It was spotlessly clean with very tasteful decor and a magnificent bathroom and shower. The bed was really comfy with soft sheets and down duvets. We ate both nights in the restaurant which was superb with a different menu selection on...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A great stay. Very relaxing with great service from the staff. The pool area is well serviced and the restaurant was superb. We had a fantastic dinner on the verandah. It is a hidden gem in Grabouw with great feeling of space. I look fo9rward to returning.

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The beautiful Villa Exner is located in Grabouw. The staff is extremely kind, the beds are great as are the rooms. Also there is a great swimming pool and restaurant with lovely chef. It actually was a pity I only stayed for a day. I do recommend staying there not only by yourself as there is not much to do...

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Thank for your review and compliments - we're glad you enjoyed your short stay. The area is known for activities outdoors - from wine tasting at boutique wineries, hiking, birding, mountain biking, horse riding and not to forget zip line adventures, quad biking and the like. Of course golf and massages and spa treatments are available nearby and beaches within...

JHB
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Service was excellent, the food was amazing and the proximity to some of the wonderfull estates puts exner at the top of my list for a relaxing experience. Really glad i chose this venue for our strategy session. Conducive to reflection.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Villa Exner was extremely nice! The pictures don't do it justice. The rooms are very large with a lot of natural light coming from numerous windows and French doors. The bed was very comfortable. The grounds are meticulous. There's a pool in which to relax from the daytime heat. We had a welcome drink upon arrival. Check-in was a breeze....

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Thank you very much - it is a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay and I'll be sure to share your feedback among the team. I am terribly sorry that you had to struggle with the hot water, which was merely that the gas bottle had run out and we could have sorted this within seconds as...

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Villa Exner is the ideal Hideaway for a peaceful relaxing break. The accommodation is very comfortable large airy rooms. Lovely relaxing garden and pool. There is a good restaurant on site with friendly staff. Definitely a hidden gem.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Spacious modern suites , set around pretty gardens . Very clean and quality linens Calm location , nice central guest house with lounges and patios . Pool with comfortable sun beds . Grabouw an excellent location for visiting Elgin Valley vineyards , great wines and hospitable tasting locations , just off the N2 Extensive breakfast menu , many options, we...

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Capetown
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Very beautiful and peaceful boutique hotel , a nice place for a weekend get away. Beautiful views and good Resturant at the premises. We enjoyed our stay here very much and will hopefully be back again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Exner is an exclusive small boutique hotel, centrally located at Elgin Valley Grabouw in the Winelands and close to Cape Town. All major attractions and activities are within easy access, making it your ideal base to explore the Cape while enjoying the space and tranquility of the country side.Experience all those indulging touches and the intimate, personal service that only a small boutique hotel can offer.Villa Exner provides the space to relax and rejuvenate; rolling lawns, a decadent open garden offering privacy and interactive places where you can sit and chat in a laid-back atmosphere, make new friends and enjoy life in a modern country style. Villa Exner is based in the heart of Elgin Grabouw, only an hour from Cape Town. Surrounded by pure nature with the two bordering Nature Reserves, the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, as well as the Winelands and Hermanus at the doorstep, there are a million things to do. Hiking, birding, mountain biking, 4x4 off road trails & tours, quad biking, golf, tennis, paragliding over the stunning False Bay, scuba diving along the coast, to name a few. One of only two South African water-skiing schools, with the most beautiful setting, is also close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Exner

Address: 11 Essenhout Avenue, Grabouw 7160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Grabouw
Price Range: €115 - €177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Exner 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All the rooms look like they are in good locations”
 of 5 bubbles steveandsuedring, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Garden Suites Larger , Wifi stronger close to main building”
 of 5 bubbles PJLP, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The suite is superior and more private from the rest”
 of 5 bubbles 928gg, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with a fireplace . Super!”
 of 5 bubbles KevinMoss752, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The garden suite rooms are beautiful and look out on to the gardens and I think are more private.”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherF977, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
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