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    Amblewood Guest House

    43 Skaife Street, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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    “fantastic views” (10 reviews)
    “guest house” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Recently returned from a excellent stay at Amblewood. Hout Bay is a fantastic base for exploring the Cape Town region, Beaches, Chapmans Peak, Cape Point, Table Mountain, Boulders Beach (Penguins) and the Winelands etc. Amblewood is a lovely place with great views and hosts Trevor...More

    Thank SteveFitz
    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    We were happy that on this occasion we were able to obtain a booking for our stay in the Cape. Trevor and June are generous and welcoming hosts and the accomodation is superb. We could not do justice to the excellent breakfast that was offered...More

    Thank U6248IPstuartm
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 12 October 2017

    Thank you for your kind and encouraging words! We hope to see you both again soon!

    Reviewed 16 September 2017

    We stayed at Amblewood in August 2017 on our first trip to Cape Town. Trevor and June were both fantastic hosts and looked after us impeccably. The rooms have fantastic views across Hout Bay and are tastefully decorated with an attention to detail that made...More

    Thank TobySparrow
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 18 September 2017

    Thank you for your great review and we hope to see you again soon! Hout Bay is very much in the centre of most attractions and therefore a great base. We hope we add the cherry on top that makes it 'home from home'.

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    We've stayed at Amblewood twice now and hope to stay there again. Trevor and June are a lovely couple and very helpful. They even colluded with me about secret plans for our engagement! We've looked at every room and all are so tastefully decorated I...More

    Thank Richard E
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 13 September 2017

    Thank you for your kind words and great review! We were so glad to see you both again (happily married!) and hope that we'll see you many more times through the years!

    Reviewed 28 May 2017

    Stayed a week, it was not long enough. The owners Trevor and June were so welcoming and friendly. Coming from Canada the views were stupendous and the weather was exactly what we needed considering it was winter at home. Would highly recommend this location, you...More

    Thank patenanr2105
    Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 30 May 2017

    Thank you so much for your lovely report. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and that the weather lived up to expectations!

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$90 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Hout Bay
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    Room Tips
    "All upstairs rooms have stunning views"
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    "Victorian as we wanted a private balcony! My guess is they are all great. Our room was as stated on website."
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    "Get a room with a balcony for great views."
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    "Upstairs a bit more spacious and even better views!"
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