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The Hout Bay Hideaway

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37 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviewsevery morningwonderful hostshidden awaycape townlovely garden and poolwell maintained and cleanplentiful breakfastafrican artgarden suiteresidential areafell illfabulous stayrestaurant recommendationstranquil settingstayed for nightshome away from homespecial place
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We had the opportunity to stay here for 5 days. Sue and Martin are fabulous hosts and the Hideaway provides a wonderful base, furnished with African art and conveniently located in this quiet residential area, close to the beach. There’s plenty to do locally, but...More

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Response from Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay HideawayResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you for your very kind words and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time at The Hideaway. It was a pleasure having you stay and we hope to welcome you back some time in the future.

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We stay at Hout Bay Hideaway regularly as it is just the perfect place for us... great location away from the crowds, yet close to Cape Town, Kirstenbosch, Constantia, Chapman's Peak and the Cape Peninsula. The house is private, charming and friendly, managed by the...More

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Response from Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay HideawayResponded 22 April 2018

As always it was great having you stay, thank you for your very kind words and we look forward to your return. We will keep you updated with any new restaurants.

Reviewed 4 April 2018

We stayed for 4 nights in Sue & Martin's guesthouse. The hosts welcomed us very warmly, were always helpful and attentive and provided us excellent tips on our excursions or restaurant recommendations. They were as well very open with kids. Breakfast in the morning was...More

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Response from Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay HideawayResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for your review and we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 27 March 2018

Martin and Sue are wonderful hosts, and our 10-day stay in the garden suite was lovely. We preferred the Haut Bay location to being in town--there is wonderful hiking nearby and good restaurants. Visits to Chapman Peak Drive, the Kirstenbosch Gardens, and the Cape of...More

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Response from Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay HideawayResponded 31 March 2018

It was a pleasure having you stay at The Hideaway and hopefully you will return one day. We hope you enjoyed your visit to The Cedarburg and that spring is starting to arrive in New Hampshire.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We spent a few days at the Hideaway and really enjoyed it. We stayed in the Apartment which is very cosy and private. The hosts, Sue and Martin, were very welcoming, helpful and attentive. We enjoyed having a delicious breakfast served on the terrace every...More

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Response from Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay HideawayResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review and we're pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Hideaway and the rest of your time in and around Cape Town.

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The Hout Bay Hideaway is a peaceful luxurious Guest House overlooking the ocean, mountains and beach of Hout Bay, accommodating a maximum of 9 guests in 4 beautifully furnished rooms. Only a few minutes walk ...More to the restaurants and beach and only a 20 minutes easy drive from the center of Cape Town. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$147 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Traveller (74)
Room & Suite (27)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (5)
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15 January 2017|
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Response from Martin C | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry, The Hideaway is very near the center of Hout Bay, it is a walk of just over 5 minutes to the beach and restaurants, it may take a couple of minutes more to walk back as we are on a hill ! A... More
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"Upstairs suites might have better view unless you prefer a quiet garden view."
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"Although the garden room didn't have a sea view, I think the sheltered position and view over the garden..."
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"The end suites have the best views"
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"Bay view room"
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