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Portwine Guesthouse

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pierre was very formal and a little bit scary......but our group all found Portwine to be comfortable and clean in a quiet location. The complimentary port in the rooms is appreciated. Breakfast was nice.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portwine Guesthouse has such lovely outdoor areas. Stunning pool and gardens. Lovely to sit outside and relax. Nice part of the town as well .. across from vineyards .. close enough to walk to shops and restaurants nearby. I found the interiors very dark though .. our room was dark and a bit musty. We decided to rather eat elsewhere...

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Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting and the rooms make this guesthouse well-worth a stay-over. A lovely quiet place for a bunch of friends to stay and enjoy. Unfortunately, the owner is not helpful and short tempered. We asked him very kindly for some coffee and tea after our long and tiring day when we arrived, but he said this is not a restaurant,...

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Montagu, South Africa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

On our way to the Cape Argus cycle race we stopped in the quaint town of Calitzdorp. We delightedly were awarded the last available room at this establishment. Our room was well presented and we were pleased to be there. However, not wanting to leave a VERY expensive racing bike outside I "attempted" to bring it inside to store safely...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Locating the place is easy enough and surprise surprise the parking and entrance is around the back. Vines cover the parking lot and the entrance into the establishment. Say hello to Pierre who runs the place with his wife Marina. He has a great sense of humour and is knowledgeable on the surrounding area. The place is warm and cozy...

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London
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I recently stayed at this spacious and well-maintained guesthouse which dates from 1830 and has quite a sense of history about it. We found it comfortable, with a lovely swimming pool area, good food and a charming host, Pierre. It was very reasonably priced and is to be recommended.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly received by Pierre. We had requested a room with twin beds. The room was street facing but we thought that it would be quiet so accepted the room. We should have asked about traffic. The room did not have air-conditioning but did have a fan. It was hot and humid so we needed to have the window...

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We spent a lovely afternoon and night there in Dec 2016. Personal touches abound, e.g. free port in the bedroom. Breakfast is excellent and all in all the ambience is great. We recommend this guesthouse without reserve!

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Owner run, there is no compromise on service. The bedrooms are beautifully decorated. We had use of the pool which is situated in a garden full of beautiful plants and trees. The breakfast is not to be missed.

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Overall a fantastic guest house in a great location Facilities are good. The house and rooms are very well cared for and the owners are passionate and very helpful and willing it give all the info you could ask for. There is no aircon but there are fans and they do keep you coolish except for in the most extreme...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stylish 1830 homestead is centrally situated in the heart of the port capital of South Africa, Calitzdorp, overlooking port vineyards and within walking distance of all the wineries, restaurants, galleries, shops and the museum in town. The thatch roof homestead in Karoo and Victorian architecture has large vine-covered patios, where you can enjoy the Karoo sunsets, scrumptious dinners and breakfasts. Relax in the lush garden, including a fragrant rose garden, or by the sparkling pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portwine Guesthouse

Address: 7 Queen Street | P.O Box 142, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Calitzdorp
Price Range: $63 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portwine Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“A room with an outside door is better.”
EDiedericks, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“would not recommend to stay.”
811BarbaraE, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Only stay in a superior room. Standard room OK for kids--or backpackers glad to have a hot shower.”
Bryna_in_SF, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, ours had a shower but no bath. Others have bath but no shower, according to reviews. We also needed a bedside lamp. There was a fan. We should imagine that roof rooms would be very hot in summer.”
Southerncrosses, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“It is good stopover for night then head off to Oodsthoorn which has more selection for restaurants to try.”
JeanW507, 24 Jul 2014 | Read review
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