Hout Bay Manor, Hout Bay
|Baviaanskloof Road, off Main Road, Hout Bay, Western Cape, SOUTH AFRICA.|
Description: Hout Bay ManorHout Bay Manor is a historical landmark situated in the serene seaside fishing village of Hout Bay, Cape Town. The Manor is renowned for its 4 star boutique accommodation, Restaurant EAT and its rejuvenating SPA, which offers an array of beauty treatments.
Type of rooms: Hout Bay ManorEach of the distinctive rooms is individually designed with beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms, many with free-standing baths, wooden floors and bespoke decorative chandeliers.
Bask in the mountain views from upstairs in "The Xhosa", beautifully crafted double rooms, or "The Zulu", with its picturesque views of the exquisite gardens and sparkling pool.
Aside from the original décor style and feel there is a host of modern conveniences including plasma screen satellite televisions, telephones, safes and air conditioning as well as internet and wireless connection.
Pamper and indulge yourself with the finest bed linen, the softest towels and an extensive range of designer bathroom products.
The Sotho: Double Rooms with a private garden terrace and a refreshing alfresco shower.
The Xhosa: Double Rooms upstairs with a breathtaking mountain view. Feature 4-poster double bed or twin beds available on request. En-suite with bath or shower. Double-basin sink. Mountain view.
The Zulu: Feature 4-poster double bed or twin beds available on request En-suite with separate bath and shower. Heated towel rails. Garden & pool area view
The Sangoma Suite: Two utterly luxurious rooms, adjacent to each other, with free-standing baths and large balconies overlooking the tranquil pool and indigenous garden area. They also make the perfect family apartment complete with their own private entrance.
Additional information: Hout Bay Manor
EAT Restaurant: EAT at Hout Bay Manor is a rustic family restaurant that offers culinary experiences that tantalize your taste buds. Enjoying the tranquility of the tea gardens, seated on the terrace or dining in EAT are just some of the experiences that this hidden gem has to offer.
INZOLO SPA: Pamper yourself in the tranquil Inzolo Wellness Suite, offering the finest international wellness experience with organic therapies, standards and equipment to enjoy another unique offer at this historical property. The Inzolo Spa complements the existing architecture, feel, tranquil ambience, unique interior décor and high levels of service excellence the Manor has become renowned for. Its philosophy has always been to nurture the senses and to promote Africa's distinctive healing energy. Indulge in a distinctive menu of massages, facials and other unique, pampering therapies that focus on making the experience an intimate journey by bringing the ancient secrets of the desert to you through touch, sound, visual interaction and smell.
Hout Bay is one of South Africa's most renowned beauty spots, a dramatic, picturesque valley surrounded by stately mountains, covered in rich oak, pine forests and lush green meadows. A picturesque river runs through a small natural harbour into the circular bay where it meets the majestic Atlantic Ocean. Take a drive on Chapman's Peak where you can experience spectacular views and great whale spotting opportunities. Without question it is one of the most scenic drive in the world.
Take a gentle walk to the nearby bustling village with its mixture of quaint shops, bistros and restaurants.
Within Hout Bay there is an extensive range of activities to enjoy such as relaxing sunset cruises, boat trips to Seal Island or wandering through the World of Birds (Africa's biggest bird park). If you're looking for something more active try your hand at deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, sailing or even windsurfing.
Drive along the awe-inspiring M6 Victoria Road which goes through the trendy beach suburb of Camps Bay, known for its fashionable sundowner spots and beach activities. Continue to the bustling V&A Waterfront that offers an array of fine boutiques, restaurants and a working harbour where visits to Robben Island can be arranged. Within easy reach is the heart of Cape Town where the Mother City offers a wide range of entertainment and shopping including the nation's Parliament.
The magnificent wonders of the Cape Peninsula are on the doorstep and an exploration of the Cape Winelands and the magnificent Karoo are a must.
They are happy to arrange tailor-made tours of Cape Town.
Before booking, verify with the hotel the current costs, prices and policies (deposit, cancellation fees for each rate, penalties for check-out prior to original date etc.) as the hotel may charge the guest accordingly. Consider travel insurance that covers cancellation fees for all circumstances. All costs may change or vary between booking channels. Acceptance of all the policies is assumed when you reserve.
Number of rooms: 16
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1871/2007.Smoking policy: This property has smoking and non-smoking areas.
Credit cards accepted: All major credit cards.
Restaurant closed: from the 15th June until the 21st July 2009.
GPS Coordinates: 34° 2' 34.96'' S 18° 21' 39.06'' E
Nearest airport: Cape Town international - 45km.