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Amblewood Guest House

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“victorian room”(4 reviews)
“fantastic views”(10 reviews)
“guest house”(20 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsvictorian roomfantastic viewsguest houseb bprivate balconycape townat homepool deckdelightful place to staycould not have been moreold friendswelcoming hostslovely couplelocation was perfectexcellent breakfastcomfortable roomsenjoyed our stay
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

It was lovely to end our three week trip to South Africa with such great views of Hout Bay. Our hosts were friendly and very helpful in every way, great taxi service! Our room was comfortable although a bit old fashioned and the bathroom needs...More

Thank Kay T
Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 8 March 2016

Old fashioned - definitely! All the pieces in that room are genuine antiques which means they are over 100 years old - hence the name Victorian Room! The brass bed itself was made in 1880! However, we're thrilled you enjoyed our magnificent views and the...More

Reviewed 26 February 2016

I was lucky enough to stay here late 2015 and can honestly say it was one of the best guest houses I have visited. The rooms were spotless with all the facilities you could need. The pool was clean and amazingly positioned to overlook Hout...More

Thank Alexander C
Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 27 February 2016

Thanks for the great review and we'll work hard at keeping up the standard! See you in September!

Reviewed 25 February 2016

A fantastic location over looking Hout Bay -- Affordable accommodation , clean , modern Great breakfasts -- great little pool for relaxing in after a day touring the Cape Highly recommend -- in fact returning in September Stayed in several B& B 's in Hout...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 11 February 2016

My wife, Gaynor, and I have just spent the most relaxing week at Amblewood. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so relaxed by our hosts, Trevor and June. The Amblewood is situated in a lovely and quiet hillside location with wonderful...More

Thank tommo97
Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 22 February 2016

So glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope the rest of your holiday was as enjoyable and relaxing. PS Sorry about the cricket! Hope you enjoyed Newlands with its magnificent view of the mountain! Trevor, June and Max

Reviewed 7 February 2016

My wife and I booked 6 nights at Amblewood in order to see the Cape Town area, at the start of our recent holiday - we couldn't have made a better choice. In fact, our only regret is that we didn't book the last 6...More

Thank Alan B
Response from Trevor K, Owner at Amblewood Guest HouseResponded 9 February 2016

Max thanks you, the staff thank you and we thank you for your very kind words! We look very forward to your next visit!

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
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US$98 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$98 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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