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Hacklewood Hill Country House

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely intimate hotel. Welcoming and considerate staff. Fabulous meal. All rooms were individual - I took a peek! There was nothing I could think of that they hadn't thought of first. Well worth a try.

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Thank you for your SUPERB review.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great place to stay in port elisabeth, beautiful and very old house, every room is different, wonderful garden, good breakfast and dinner, the staff very friendly, calm, only 8 minutes from the airport

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Thank you for your review. It's a perfect summary of exactly what we try to offer.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A charming Victorian House in a quiet spot on the outskirts of PE with easy access to the airport. We stayed in the Flamingo room which was big & spacious with a four poster bed and a huge bathroom. The decor is old fashioned but this is part of its charm. Service from staff was very good who also provided...

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HacklewoodGM, General Manager at Hacklewood Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review... hope you travelled home safely.

Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A grand house in a lovely garden setting but a little way out from the main tourist area of Port Elizabeth. The staff were friendly and attentive and we had the most incredible breakfast. Our room was very large and very nicely appointed and the friendly cat in the garden was a welcome addition to the experience.

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HacklewoodGM, General Manager at Hacklewood Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The house itself definately adds to the Hacklewood experience (being built in 1899).

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic with trying to accommodate you with functions, but when an email is sent you wait forever for a reply. An establishment like that should answer you within a few hours - really not good for business

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HacklewoodGM, General Manager at Hacklewood Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It is greatly appreciate, and we will definately llok into the matter.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just returned from family holiday what a fantastic place this is couldn't ask for more.All staff very attentive nothing too much trouble.All rooms fantastic food was superb location ideal only 10 mins from airport but feel like your a world away we stayed 5 nights would highly recommend for anyone wishing to visit port elizabeth and surrounding area there's plenty...

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HacklewoodGM, General Manager at Hacklewood Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and all the activities in and around the area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I stayed at the Hacklewood both the night before and the night after a safari at Shamwari. It was in a perfect location only 10 minutes from the airport We had a warm welcome and stayed in the Sunbird room which was comfortable , spacious and well appointed as was the en suite bathroom with a free...

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HacklewoodGM, General Manager at Hacklewood Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hacklewood, and giving us a wonderful review. We do indeed hope that you return to PE on a future visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed here for one night before our flight. We would have loved to have stayed longer! Absolutely gorgeous place with excellent service, we ate in restaurant, food was amazing and high quality. Beautiful pool area for sitting out, we also had a balcony which was also nice to sit out on. I would highly recommend.

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It's a comment we get quite often, and its always nice to hear. Thank you for your review and recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight here at start of holiday, fresh off plane from Australia. Superb treatment from moment we arrived from 2 genuine young stars in the hospitality profession, Tiffany and Winton. Brilliant service, interesting converse, good food and a magnificent setting. Old world charm with staff that reflect the attitude. Very affordable too and I must say came as a complete...

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Thank you for your GREAT review. Will definately pass on your praise to Tiffany and Wynton.

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a lovely evening coming from Port Alfred - catching an early flight to Cape Town. Excellent dinner in a lovely environnement accompanied by a lovely cat. When in this area again we shall certainly reconsider this hotel.

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Thank you for your review, and we hope to welcome you back soon.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1898, and nestled in a lush English garden setting in the leafy suburb of Walmer, Hacklewood Hill is one of the few remaining Victorian Manor Houses in the city, and as such retains much of the elegance and grace it would have boasted when its first inhabitants – a young doctor and his family – once lived here. Guests are greeted with intricately stained glass doors, gleaming wooden floors and the gentle sheen of wooden banisters lovingly buffed and polished for more than a century. Wandering around the house’s two reception rooms, your eye naturally gravitates from one fascinating period piece to another. A black and white checkerboard tiled veranda overlooks a sparkling swimming pool, perfect for leisurely dips on hot summer days – while the well-established garden beckons for a quiet stroll or perhaps even a civilised game of croquet on the lawn. The more energetic can opt for a gentlemanly game of tennis or just choose a secluded spot in the garden to enjoy the abundant birdlife which calls the grounds of Hacklewood home. The manor house’s eight luxury en suite rooms which are equally as enticing, especially as each so perfectly captures the essence of the Victorian Age. Each is individually decorated in palettes ranging from pastel blues and rose bedecked pinks to more masculine browns and reds. As a result, each room has its own unique character and returning guests will enjoy experiencing them all, and will, no doubt, be loath to pick a favourite at the end. In order to truly experience Hacklewood Hill at the height of its stately Victorian glory, guests need to make a point of opting for at least one dinner at the house’s five star restaurant. The dining room’s magnificent chandelier lights, to full perfection the cut glass, crystal goblets, starched linen and full silver service on the tables below, while superbly trained waiters serve a splendid array of cordon bleu dishes that emanate from the kitchen. Little wonder that the restaurant has garnered itself a slew of fine dining awards and has become a firm favourite on the Port Elizabeth dining scene – not only for its exquisite dinners, but also full English breakfasts, High Tea's and light lunches. For a thoroughly enjoyable trip back to a time when days were long and unhurried, furnishings were beautiful and handmade, and every meal was an occasion to use only the best china and silverware, guests need look no further than Hacklewood Hill Country House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacklewood Hill Country House

Address: 152 Prospect Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: $158 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hacklewood Hill Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Hacklewood Hill Country House Hotel Port Elizabeth
Hacklewood Hill Country Hotel
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