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The Willow Historical Guest House

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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Charming
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Plettenberg Airport89 km
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All reviews guest house karoo lamb ostrich fillet evening meal old world main building service was excellent karoo town steeped in history stayed for one night the cottages out of this world bike trip creaky floorboards antique furniture fantastic food wonderful memories
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Reviewed yesterday

No hot water for the shower . Dogs all the time around us in the garden and in the dining room . Other guest arriving late and making lots of noise . Staff kids taking over the pool which was not clean . The food...More

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Thank Alphonse J
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing guest house. From the moment I booked to departure nothing was too much trouble. I stayed in Peperboom, and overlooked the garden. I can really recommend that you have dinner there as well, a small but well balance menu, and the food...More

Thank Maricki2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stayed here the first time in 2006 on our way to Addo and wanted to re-visit. The guesthouse is just as unique as it was then. A lovely place to stay with a charming antique atmosphere. All staff very attentive and friendly. The...More

Thank sheila112015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old house with spacious and tastefully furnished rooms. Excellent restaurant and private bar. An outstanding stopover on the way to Route 62. Friendly and caring new owners will definitely build on the reputation and high quality... Highly recommended!

Thank PaulHWessels
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We had a lovely stay on a trip through the Karoo. I wish I could have stayed longer, and will definitely do another visit in the near future. Excellent home-cooked meals (the ostrich fillet was divine), comfortable warm beds and peace and quiet!! The staff...More

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"The cottages are special but even the rooms in the section on the other side of the road are quiet and..."
sheila112015
4 weeks ago
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"the cottage was beautiful."
danina105
04 Mar 2018
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"Cottages 'Peperboom' and 'Windpomp' probably the best"
Charlesvan
05 Oct 2017
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"A bit noisy in the house so try to stay in a garden room."
chrisolum
01 Jun 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$63 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeWillowmore
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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