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Highlands Country House

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

WOW Great food, Great friendly staff and such an amazing building with loads of history attached to it. Really centrally situated to shops and restaurants. Had the attic bedroom which had a stunning view, even though you had to climb some scary stairs to get there. Overall an amazing stay

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2016

As always we were well looked after by all the staff. We have already sent an email to Jane explaing the improvements that we considered should be given urgent attention. These concerns refer to the fabric of the building which is visibly deteriorating since we first stayed in Highlands in2005. We plan on staying again next year and hope we...

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Abuja, Nigeria
Reviewed 1 April 2016

My husband and I stayed here for a few nights. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, the grounds are beautiful and the accommodation itself was spacious and comfortable. Highly recommended. The location is perfect as it close to shopping malls in Claremont and Constantia and also near the exit to the highway to town and the waterfront.

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Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 17 March 2016

From the moment I drove in the yard, I received a warm welcome from their staff. Their food very unique and filling. Peaceful place with a lot of history to embrace. There's also a small library if one needs to use one with lots of books to read.

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Upper Bavaria, Germany
Reviewed 29 February 2016

this guesthouse is like a home. all this beautyfull lady's around you are looking to find the best way for your holyday. soooo friendly and helpful although my english is more "denglish" (english/german) and the handling is not very easy. i was staying 4,5 weeks in this beautyful house and say with my heart, thank you to jane,sasa,madre, monica and...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I have stayed at this venue on numerous occasions . the staff are always friendly and accommodating, the facilities excellent. - i have also used the facilities to host meetings etc Highly recommend it - especially if you like the personal touch and attention to detail - well done

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Highlands was the start of a 14-days trip across the Western Cape. Arriving early in the morning, the lovely garden room - spacious and stylish - was ready upon arrival. We relaxed at the garden pool and enjoyed a lovely lunch with excellent food and wine. Quiet and chic surrounding in the southern suburbs and not too far from the...

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Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 22 February 2016

A place with character and very well located to explore the Cape Region. Old "British" style, spacious rooms, comfortable lounge and garden, etc. The staff is friendly and helpful. One night we (a group of 9) came back without having made requested advanced dinner arrangement .... expecting to be forced to call a Pizza Service. The available staff was extremely...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Charming house and interiors, with delightful staff who are fully aware of the varied requirements of their clients. The house needs considerable plaster work and roof repairs, which are to be undertaken soon by the new owners. I do hope the new management does not alter the nature and ambience of this listed property as it would spoil it completely...

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Sandton
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Ideally situated for easy access to most areas. Friendly, welcoming and accommodating staff. We found the environment totally relaxing and will definitely be visiting again, hopefully,in the very near future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highlands Country House is the perfect venue for your weekend away, well deserved holiday, intimate wedding or even that (second) honeymoon. At Highlands a warm friendly welcome awaits you where good old fashioned excellent service is the order of the day. 14 individually appointed rooms are generously proportioned and all en-suite. Meals are individually prepared by the resident chef and the menu changes daily to suite your wishes. On request we can even host your own private dinner party, complete with place names, flowers and all the trimmings. Built in 1900, the Sir Herbert Baker house is set in the peaceful surroundings of formal gardens which boast 2 pools, a private spa and many secluded areas to relax and enjoy this home from home retreat. Afternoon tea is served at the pool or in the conservatory and of course the scones are homemade. Loose yourself in a book in the library or lounge or catch up on the news from home on the guest PC. Retire to your freshly made room and chill..... before dining in or out (of course we can arrange the transport), enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the bar or on the terrace and feel yourself transported from the everyday to the extra special. Highlands Country House - country tranquility in the heart of Cape Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highlands Country House

Address: 36 Tennant Road, Kenilworth 7708, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Kenilworth
Price Range: $153 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Highlands Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The attic rooms have stunning views”
 of 5 bubbles Maxprella, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I slept in room 10, which is upstairs with a little view of city from the bathroom window.”
 of 5 bubbles limingonaphakadeq, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Request your preference for satisfaction as it is personal to you!”
 of 5 bubbles Challenge888, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't take the gable room..”
 of 5 bubbles 285lauren, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this place at all cost - there are far better accommodation available at better prices. This accommodation seems to prefer foreigners and one gets the feeling South Aficans are somewhat considered third class citizens.”
 of 5 bubbles 853peterl, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
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