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Durbanville
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great option to stay if you are in and around the Grabouw area. Situated on the outskirts of town, this beautiful little hotel offers neat and tidy rooms with excellent service and food and attention to detail.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

The family and staff were incredible & went above and beyond to make us feel at home. Excellent service & fantastic food. We really enjoyed our short getaway that Villa Exner and will definitely return in the future.

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Deil, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

very nice location and rooms. unfortunatly no restaurants in the direct area. very nice garden to sit en rest outside. plenty of space in the rooms and bathroom. Service was excellent. overall very good location, with no traffic rush so a good place to stay and get some rest during travelling

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westchester ny
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were in the area for a wedding. Based on internet research, it looked like the best place to stay, and that turned out to be an excellent decision. Rooms were great - large, comfortable, well-designed. Breakfast was delicious. And our host did whatever he could to enhance our stay, including breakfast in a bag for early morning flight and... More 

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Boston
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2 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The owners opened up the Villa to accommodate our wedding party and could not have been any more hospitable- with the entire staff very friendly. The rooms are lovely and very comfortable. Also special heating benefits for the cool winter. I highly recommend this inn as the perfect place to tour the wine country.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

We had the most relaxing and blissful holiday here, and nothing was too much trouble for the new owners, Beulah and Jan. These two really know how to spoil their guests! We dined like king & queen, even took advantage of the wonderful cooking and invited a big party of friends for 5*dinner. Villa Exner provides a beautiful environment for... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 10 December 2013

I was on a last minute business trip. I was very surprised to find such a lovely hotel in such a small town. This is definitely a hidden gem in the Cape Town area. I will come back on my next trip to Cape Town (business or leisure)!

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Villa Exner was a lovely place to stay for a bit of a spoil before we attempted the Wines to Whales Mountain Bike challenge. The evening meal was superb and the hosts very gracious and accommodating. Well worth it - we will definitely frequent it again when we can!

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Cape Town
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Overall a very pleasant stay, food was excellent, service was great and rooms were very comfortable, neat and clean. The shower worked well which is always a plus. Everyone was friendly and hospitable.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

We've been staying at Villa Exner for the last 3 years and would not do the W2W cycling event if we can't stay there. The rooms are great, the service faultless and the dinner and breakfast just what cyclists need.

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $130 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Exner 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“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
“Pay extra for the king-size garden suite (two twins pushed together though)as the rooms are enormous and the bathrooms really beautifully appointed. Also have underfloor heating which is a must as it gets very cold in winter in this valley.”
 of 5 bubbles Domenique7, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The gardens cottages open onto the lawns and provide privacy and space.”
 of 5 bubbles JoH644, 11 Mar 2013 | Read review
“I really likedmy room in the main building. It had a bathtub on the roof terrace (which had it privacy I can assure you). I believe it wasroom 6.”
 of 5 bubbles RobV829, 9 Mar 2013 | Read review
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