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The Willow Historical Guest House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hosts were friendly, but not very attentive. Didnt have a wine list or know what wines they had available. Didn't get asked if we wanted a starter before our pre-ordered main (like we were told when we pre-ordered) had to ask for the dessert menu after our main after we were abandoned, we were told that there was no lemon...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Found this historical gem by accident. The staff was super friendly, food was great and the history is incredible. It's almost like staying in a museum. The rooms are super spacious and very quiet. Willowmore is a quiet little town worth taking some time to explore.

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Thank Doris20151024
Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful old world hotel with lovely antique furniture, very comfortable rooms with 'modern beds' and fantastic food. The staff are very friendly and helpful and Willomore was the perfect place to stop after going through the Baviaanskloof pass.

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surrey
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stayed for one night on our way to Joberg airport . What a wonderful surprise we had a room opposite the hotel which was very large and very clean and very comfortable beds.The dining room was a step back into the past absolutely charming The food was excellent as were the very helpful staff. I would definitely recommend this...

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Thank laylamai
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Willowmore is a quiet and typical Karoo doorpie and the hotel is based in a well renovated and very comfortable series of cottages across the road from the main house. Facilities are basic but rooms were clean and tidy, beds were very comfortable and teh breakfast was very good. Highly recommended. If you don't book your evening meal Lou's about...

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Thank Jerry M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This hotel consists of a group of restored cottages around a beautiful old house. All properties have been sympathetically restored and furnished with as many original features being maintained as possible. The staff are friendly and welcoming and it was a pleasure to find an a la carte menu with a wide variety of choice

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I loved staying here. I didnt have a reservation and wanted to attack Baviaanskloof on the bike the next day so very happy there was one large corner room available. Dinner in the Willow's restaurant was fabulous, good taste and great value. Breakfast was a little bit less impressive but overall, lovely experience, recommend !

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Thank Michel V
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A quirky antique filled main house with lovely staff and a couple of very friendly dogs. They serve amazing dinners which are extremely good value for money and the breakfast is very good too! Willowmore is a little off the beaten track but if we had the time and it wasn't a bank holiday I would have like to look...

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Thank Geekywife
Middelburg
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The rooms were nice and big with clean linen. The restaurant on site was definitely the highlight for me. They also accommodated my chlidren, even though the menu did not cater for them. Definitely highly recommended to anyone passing through the Karoo.

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Thank Altus82
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

What a lovely hotel. Thanks guys for a great stay. Your service and eagerness to please was truly outstanding. The meals were top notch! Rooms were great. Drinks icy cold. I will definitely be returning to these guys.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience an important piece of South African History in this historic building with Victorian Furniture, old world charm and unsurpassed hospitality.Garden and self-catering cottages are all en-suite. Drinks are served in the Old bar or garden. An a la carte restaurant is available for lunch and dinner. Experience Karoo lamb like you have never tasted before.The guest house is situated in a quite part of Willowmore, just minutes from the N9.Activities include a beautiful self-drive or guided tour through the Baviaans Kloof (World Heritage site), a visit to the Old Power Station, Old Boer Graveyard and Gunpowder Chamber, Jewish Graves, Pierre Ferreira Hiking Trail and a tour through Willowmore on the Willow Limo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willow Historical Guest House

Address: 70 Wehmeyer Street, Willowmore 6445, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Willowmore
Price Range: R750 - R999 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Willow Historical Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The cottages are quiet. Quiet little town so noise is not an issue.”
Doris20151024, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a garden facing room & it was lovely - probably nosier if your room faces the pool”
fraass2017, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choice of double or twin bedded rooms. Want a bath in the bedroom, Cottage 4”
, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All our rooms were great.”
cris570, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book a room in the main house and not a cottage.”
258darrylw, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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