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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a fantastic place to stay. The location is great. It's only 5-10 minutes walk to the beach and restaurants. The rooms are spacious and charming, Sue and Martin were superb hosts. If you are looking for a place to relax, this is a place to stay. We stayed for 7 nights, and definitely exceeded our expectation. We will...

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words, it really was our pleasure having you stay with us and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time in SA after all your planning.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My wife and 20 month old stayed at the Hout Bay Hideaway after a few days of travelling around South Africa and it was everything we hoped it would be and more! British couple Sue & Martin are LOVELY and wonderful hosts. We were really sad to have to say goodbye! This really felt like a proper retreat and uber-relaxing...

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It really was our pleasure having you and your family stay with us. It was great that you enjoyed Hout Bay and that you also managed to spend some relaxation time at The Hideaway. Until next time ........

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The Hout Bay Hideaway is a very special place to stay. The breakfasts are tasty and beautifully presented and the rooms are large, beautifully and stylishly furnished and immaculately clean. Sue and Martin, the owners are extremely helpful and have enormous information where to visit and where to eat. Nothing is too much trouble to them and they are always...

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It was great having you stay and thank you very much for your kind words.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had a fabulous stay at this lovely Hideaway, Sue and Martin were fantastic, laid back hosts and could not do enough for us. Our room and view was superb and breakfast on our own private terrace every morning was special.Our first visit but certainly not our last. The rooms were beautifully furnished with great facilities. Neale & Nicki

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your time at The Hideaway and your first visit to Cape Town. it was great having you stay.

Springdale, Utah
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The clue is in the name, this lovely house is tucked away amongst trees but still we had wonderful views from our balcony. Our first visit to the country, this was our first guest house and just about the best. Lovely room, very spacious, all you needed, splendid breakfasts served on the balcony. Sue and Martin very helpful about places...

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your first visit to South Africa and hopefully you will want to return. Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous stay at the Hideaway. Honestly it could not have been better. Even before we left Martin and Sue could not have been more helpful, with invaluable advice not just on our time in Cape Town but also on the rest of our time in the Cape. The Hideaway itself was a delight - great location, a...

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Martin C, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Hideaway and are glad helped you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the lovely review.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We really enjoy visiting Hideaway. Sue and Martin are supurb hosts and the rooms are really beautifully furnished. The room we prefer has a large terrace and a view of the bay. Having breakfast brought to the terrace at the time you elect is a joy. If the weather is inclement then you eat at the large kitchen table and...

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you stay as always. It was good that you managed to find some different interesting places to visit and then recommend to us!!! Looking forward to the next time.

Leonberg, Germany
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed with Sue and Martin in late October 2016 for 2 weeks. The first three days in the Sentinel Suite and the rest of our stay in the Bayview Suite. Both rooms are spacious enough for two, the Bayview does offer more space to move around, for the clothes storage and amenities the available room is identical though. The...

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you again to The Hideaway.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed at Hout Bay Hideaway for 2 nights at the end of our Kalahari/Namibia holiday. Sue and Martin were delightful and helpful with suggestions for eating out and places to see - and directions were spot on. Breakfast was fab and served in our room as the weather was a bit damp! Lovely, spacious room and beautiful view -...

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time at The Hideaway. It was a pleasure having you stay.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This B&B is one of the most beautiful places we stayed. Sue and Martin are very charming and welcoming people. The house is stylish furnished, the rooms are spacious, the balconys have a nice view in the garden and the lush garden with a pool is just wonderful. The atmosphere is relaxing. The breakfast is delicious, allways with fresh fruits,...

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MartinCapetown, Owner at The Hout Bay Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We really enjoyed our morning coffee with you and hearing about your plans for how you were going to spend your day in Cape Town.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 to the restaurants and beach and only a 20 minutes easy drive from the center of Cape Town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hout Bay Hideaway

Address: 37 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: R1 457 - R1 960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Skylight Suite with double aspect doors to the wrap around veranda and direct access to the garden and pool is our favourite.”
 of 5 bubbles X6422YVchrisb, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved the upstairs room at the back which overlooks the garden and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesH271, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Bay View Suite which was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Gill411, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The BayView Suite”
 of 5 bubbles nickirichards2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The whohle package is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles saendi_meier, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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