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Johannesburg, South Africa
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258 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here on many occasions in the past and been really happy, but this time we stayed in cottage #2 which was poorly maintained - badly furnished and a little dirty. The fridge was not turned up and was very smelly inside. The gardens and still great with stunning views of the mountains but I will definitely make... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you are looking for a family place to stay, Houtkapperspoort is a great place. Range of self catering cottages, good setting with a small herd of springboek to help keep the grass trimmed. Generally a well maintained site, quiet, cleaning each day of properties, security on site 24 hours, range of excellent eating places and vineyards ( wine tasting... More 

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George, South Africa
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78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We looked at the accommodation online and called reception. The lady that assisted us was friendly and helpful all the way. Booking went without a hitch and even arriving late was no problem. The keys were safely kept and the unit spotless. We enjoyed the unit very much. Mid winter and it was nice and warm inside. The views were... More 

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Housatonic, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stayed at Houtkapperspoort in March 2016. We were a group of 22 and had 11 of the houses there. We all had a great time. Our houses were cleaned daily and the staff were very helpful and considerate to our needs. Great amenities such as A/C, wifi in some of the houses (confirm before booking) fully equipped kitchen and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A great place to stay near Cape town ! A secluded self-catering area with 23 separate houses in various sizes. We had a 3 bedroom house, it has everything you need for a perfect family holiday . Full kitchen, living room, washing machine, patio, yard. very nicely decorated . Also it is not in Cape Town the location is great... More 

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New York
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I was with extended family members. Those that were in our group at one cabin every evening (when we didn't eat out) & were able to cook the meals/food in our own cabin(s). Our Unit was clean; a little dark inside. Needs more light.); spacious enough. There were numerous bugs/mosquitoes at nite. After traveling in SA for 4 weeks we... More 

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Westchester, NY
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31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Wonderful place to spend a vacation. Secluded, quiet, self-catering homes allowed for a very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. There were 25 of us. We were in different cottages. Each cottage is different (owned by different people). Ours (#8) could use some work, but it was pleasant. Security was good. Amazing views of the mountains with Springbok roaming the grounds everywhere.... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Wow what a beautiful place. We stayed in cottage no 20, so comfortable,it had everything we needed. We only stayed two nights but would love to revisit. So well placed for access to so many great places. Highly recommended.

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letsgOnOw-7, owner of Khoka Moya #20 at Houtkapperspoort, responded to this review

Thanks Daniella.Pleasure to have you. I think #20 has the best view in the estate too. Perfect for sunsets & a view of the valley. Please tell your friends that they can book directlty with us +27 (0)72 242 0266 or find the cottage on Facebook under the name Khoka Moya & contact us there. More 

Johannesburg
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Stayed there for two weeks over Christmas, and absolutely perfect for our needs. It's close enough to Lundudno, Hout Bay and Constantia so that you can do whatever you feel like doing on a day without having to plan much in advance. Equally, it's great spending the day at Hourkapperspoort, with it's beautiful and extensive gardens, it's swimming pool, tennis... More 

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Snakkerburen
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Houtkapperspoort. Our self-catering chalet (no 19) was well equipped and had a nice view. We loved the swimming pool. Very friendly staff. They allowed us to stay a bit longer so that our little daugher could do her nap in her bed instead of the car before our flight home.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner Best Self Catering Resort in S.A (2003, 2004 and 2005); Hall of Fame for 2006 and 2007; Facilities include 24-hour security control, tennis court, swimming pool, children's play area, Wi-Fi, DSTV, laundry service and magnificent mountain paths. The resort accommodation is the highest standard of its type in Cape Town and the tariff offers remarkable value for money. The discreetly serviced, fully equipped and superbly appointed cottages are set in spacious, meticulously landscaped grounds. Perfect for short and long stays, for business, conferences, and vacations, for singles, couples or the whole family. Shuttle golf cart available for collection and delivery of guest to and from cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Houtkapperspoort

Address: 170 Hout Bay Main Road | Constantia Nek Estate, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $97 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Houtkapperspoort 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Stay away from #2 until its been upgraded and cleaned”
 of 5 bubbles lulu008, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you need WiFi , choose a cottage very close to the office. Otherwise you will struggle for a signal.”
 of 5 bubbles mnb10477, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check for house with wifi when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Englishhideaway, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you see pictures of the unit you will stay in. Ask for one that is updated and has been renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelPrincess9, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were particularly impressed with cottages 9, 7, 5, 6, 25, 16, 19 & 21. The view from cottage 7 is particularly great! Cottages 14 and 6 have washing machines also, which is useful information for families.”
 of 5 bubbles 493hayleyp, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
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