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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

One cannot fault the beautiful courtyard or the friendly staff. However my father and I shared a seafood platter in early January and it was very average. The fish was battered or dry and the tartar sauce tasted like shop bought mayonnaise. I have heard so many good things about Pure that I was rather disappointed. I may still give...

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2015

A visit to the area would not be complete without a meal at Pure at Hout Bay Manor.Knowing the size of the portions we skipped a starter. The Main course was as before perfect with many flavours and each mouthful was an adventure. The desert was heavenly and light. Add to this an Elegant setting, attentive and knowledgable staff (...

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1Thank djbeecroft
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We stayed over in this hotel for a wedding. We stayed in the standard room - I think its called Xhosa. Hotel beautiful and small with a lot of cute extra touches. I always love a hotel that gives complimentary water - and they do especially for those of us that drink a lot of water. The room and bed...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We spent two nights here and absolutely loved it. Situated across the road from a cute market on a Sunday which we also enjoyed. Breakfast was lovely, and room service was efficient and absolutely delicious. Room service and kind/friendly security staff made for a very enjoyable stay. Looking forward to another stay, perhaps even just a quick morning brunch/therapy session....

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Thank RidMal
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

We went to Hout bay manor for a wedding The food and service was excellent. What a beautiful place. From the moment we arrived till the moment we left we were treated like royalty. I would recommend this beautiful place to any one who is visiting Our beautiful city.

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1Thank cahsmf
Reviewed 21 October 2014

The Hout Bay Manor was excellent choice and experience. Very friendly staff. Was very pleasantly surprised with small gestures. Very exclusive chocolate sweets all over the hotel. Complimentary water all over. The breakfast was very good and the restaurant at the hotel. We enjoyed our stay very much and also all the things we saw and did in and around...

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Bela Bela, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2014

A group of four of us joined you for the wine pairing evening on Friday 26th and we had an absolutely wonderful time. The food and wine were amazing, it was something different having someone do some talks between courses and to top it all off, there was a wonderful live singer throughout the evening. We would thoroughly recommend this...

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Thank JennaCEC
Kommetjie, South Africa
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My partner and I stayed there a few weeks ago and the room was clean, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. The staff were so helpful and friendly. The breakfast we had was delicious too!

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Thank Jade219
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My wife and I decided to partake in the food and wine pairing evening (set menu), with wines by Painted Wolf - so this is not a general review of the restaurant as this is only an occasional event. Service and restaurant were both good - not much to complain about there. The food and wine pairing was excellent -...

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Houtbaymanor, General Manager at Hout Bay Manor, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you join us for our Wine and Dine evening. We have noted your positive comments and thank you for them. Looking forward to seeing you at our next pairing. Warm regards

Belmont, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This could be the best hotel we've ever used (no exaggeration), and we've stayed at many worldwide. Located in Hout Bay, a few miles out of Cape Town, the hotel is meticulously decorated, combining European elegance with South African culture. Our room was beautifully appointed, and we lacked for nothing, including a robust Wi Fi system that kept us in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hout Bay Manor, built in 1871, is renowned as one of Cape Town’s most graceful landmarks. The recently restored Hout Bay Manor offers 20 individually designed en-suite rooms and a sophisticated fine dining restaurant named ‘Pure.’ Hout Bay Manor, protected by century-old oak trees, was built from stone (600mm thick walls) and in traditional Cape Colonial style by Jacob Trautmann on an unspoiled piece of land, which had previously been part of the Kronendal Estate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hout Bay Manor

Address: Baviaanskloof, off Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: €164 - €397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hout Bay Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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