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Colourful Manor Guesthouse

Sweetwatersroad 28 Farm 959, Portion 28, Gordon's Bay 7130 South Africa
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#2 of 35 Speciality lodging in Gordon's Bay
Colourful Manor is beautifully located on the slopes of the Gordons Bay mountains overlooking False Bay, Cape of Good Hope, Table mountain, the Atlantic Ocean, the Hottentot Holland mountains and the vineyards of Vergelegen Wine estate. Modern decorated luxurious rooms with either sea of mountain view. Superb bathrooms, top quality beds and linen. Great service, very personal service and recommendations by the owners and freshest breakfast with Italian coffees. Centrally located for Capetown, Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Hermanus and the winelands. All scenic routes start and stop at Colourful Manor.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Horseback riding
Airport transportation
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Dutch, German
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Annelien V wrote a review Aug 2020
Melkbosstrand, South Africa198 contributions12 helpful votes
We had the most amazing 2 days with Dorie and Johan our hosts at Calourful manor. We celebrated a birthday and had special treatment with a lovely barbecue. A real jewel of a place. Spacious rooms, with a beautiful view of the mountains. We had snow on the mountains when we visit and to have breakfast with a warm fireplace going, was just so amazing overlooking this spectacular views.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Luuk wrote a review Jan 2020
Den Bosch, The Netherlands5 contributions1 helpful vote
Very nice place to start your holiday after landing in Cape Town. Very quiet and panoramic place with a million dollar view. Johan and Dory will make sure you have a great and relaxt time. Will come back.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from colourfu, Manager at Colourful Manor Guesthouse
Responded 07 Jan 2020
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback. It was great having you and hope to see you again in the future. Warm Regards Johann & Dorie
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Martin wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom83 contributions54 helpful votes
Colourful Manor is a guest house on the edge of Gordon's Bay with beautiful views over False Bay to Cape Town on one side, and the slopes of the Hottentot Holland Mountains to the other. The lodge is well signposted from the road so that it is easy to find when driving. The guest house is located on a no-through-road with little passing traffic which adds to the sense of peace and tranquility. However, what distinguishes Colourful Manor is the genuine warmth of the welcome from the hosts Dorie and Johann. I have rarely felt so welcomed and at ease anywhere that I have stayed. On my final day, I found that my flight had been delayed until the next day. Dorie could not have been more helpful in extending my stay another night and organising a driver to take me to the airport early the next morning. What could have been a moment of stress, instead became an opportunity to spend more time in the lovely environment.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Response from colourfu, Manager at Colourful Manor Guesthouse
Responded 04 Nov 2019
Hi Martin & Gwen, Thank you for taking the time to provide such lovely feedback, this is greatly appreciated. It was lovely to have you and your two daughters with us. We hope to see you again in future. Warm regards from a beautiful Gordon's Bay. Johann & Dorie
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ethase wrote a review Oct 2019
Sasbachwalden, Germany6 contributions
It's a very beautiful accommodation with lovely garden and modern rooms. We were warmly welcomed by Dorrie and Johann last october 2018. Both have always great ideas for excursions in the area and good suggestions, where to eat delicious. In the morning we had always a great breakfast. We enjoyed it very much, so we booked it again this year. We are so looking forward to it. See you next week😊
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from colourfu, Manager at Colourful Manor Guesthouse
Responded 04 Oct 2019
Wow, thank you for the wonderful message. We look forward in having you again.
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cecilecavalerie2002 wrote a review Aug 2019
6 contributions
We stayed 2 nights at the manor lodge. Beautiful place, amazing view and adorable Dorie and Johan. They gave us some great informations and ideas to visit. Clean, modern and peaceful bedroom. Breakfast was perfect. I recommend this place, a wonderful « souvenir »
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from colourfu, Manager at Colourful Manor Guesthouse
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Cecile, thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Colourful Manor. It was so lovely having you and we sincerely hope to see you in future again. Warm Regards Dorie
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colourful Manor Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Monkey Town Primate Centre (3.5 km), Crystal Pools Hiking Trail (8.0 km), and The Drama Factory (6.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Camphors at Vergelegen, Oceans 8 Seafood & Sushi, and The Belgian Waffle House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Colourful Manor Guesthouse have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Colourful Manor Guesthouse offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Colourful Manor Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Vergelegen Picnic (8.4 km).
Does Colourful Manor Guesthouse have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.