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Eight Bells Mountain Inn

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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible1%
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“horse riding”(45 reviews)
“log cabin”(14 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was quite far from Mossel Bay - approx 10 miles, which was a surprise. We were in a little log cabin which was fine for a short stay, but small, but perfectly OK. The Dinner was very good. It is easy to find and...More

Thank christopherjonas
Response from ReneBongers, General Manager at Eight Bells Mountain InnResponded 1 week ago

It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in our Swiss Village Log Cabins and that the dinner was good. Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review us. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The general brand position here suggests tradition with tablecloths at dinner and lots of brown furniture. Sure enough, the clientele seem uniformly 50+ on touring holidays. Yet the place is surely also excellent for those seeking activities such as, dare I say it, a younger...More

Thank GealCarn
Response from ReneBongers, General Manager at Eight Bells Mountain InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us and for your review. I am somewhat surprised about some of your comments but accept it as your opinion not knowing the background to some matters. I can assure you that every endeavour is made to maintaining the property...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautifully situated hotel at the foot of Robinson pass is a delight for couples and perfect for families. There is horse riding, ponies for the children, tennis, table tennis a lovely swimming pool and great hiking in the surrounding area. Some staff members have...More

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Response from ReneBongers, General Manager at Eight Bells Mountain InnResponded 2 weeks ago

I knew that it was just a short inexcusable lapse of concentration before being back on track. Thank you for staying with us and for your positive review, it is much appreciated. I am particular pleased with your comments as although we always try, we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local from the area and from time to time take my family to Eight Bells for a lunch. I booked in advance for three people for the Sunday lunch for Sunday 4 February 2018. On our arrival we were told that we...More

Thank Andre D
Response from ReneBongers, General Manager at Eight Bells Mountain InnResponded 2 weeks ago

It is rather unfortunate to receive a review of this nature and I am saddened that this has happened. As you said you have had many lunches at Eight Bells and they were all superb. We pride ourselves on our service levels and quality of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The extensive and varied range of available activities is enough to keep keen active types occupied for days. I'm told that in its hey day the Inn was very highly regarded, but the buildings are dated and tired. The first room we were offered smelled...More

Thank Christopher P
Response from ReneBongers, General Manager at Eight Bells Mountain InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with us and for your review. I am disappointed to hear your comments as the buildings may be old but certainly not tired. We take pride in the fact that as a traditional hotel that was established more than 85 years...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room Service
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$123 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$123 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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Sarah J
2 August 2017|
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Response from ReneBongers | Property representative |
Sorry, did not see this question and alert at the time. I am sure my staff was able to assist you with a list of the things to do at Eight Bells and our surrounding areas. I trust you enjoyed your stay.
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carolienk287
19 December 2016|
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Response from ReneBongers | Property representative |
Dear Carolien We do a Christmas Lunch with preference to our In-house guests but regrettably have been fully booked since the beginning of November 2016.
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