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The Historic Pig & Whistle Hotel

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All reviewsthe pubpig whistlegreat placesteakwell worth a visitmy sonpleasant stayenjoyed our stayservice was greatburgersbobotieshared facilitieslocal residentshearty breakfastantique furniturevalue for moneyplace to stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having heard so much about The Historic Pig & Whistle from friends who live in the village, we couldn't resist an overnight stay when we were in the area. Wonderfully authentic in its presentation, you can almost hear the walls whispering tales of old! We...More

Thank Benj0118
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ben Thank you so much for the four star review, and the time spent explaining the deep history of our old Inn. The Historic rooms with shared facilities are the original rooms, largely unchanged for almost 200 years. We always say our regulars are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was authentic and very comfortable, but at first we didn´t have warm water in the shower. But when we complained it was fixed very quickley Dinner was great and we had a pleasant time in the bar.More

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Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and accept our apology for the tripped heat pump. The Inn is working hard to move ifs green footprint up, so we make use of heat pumps. Fortunately one of the benefits of the heat pump is that they...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop for a beer , or lunch or a walk around . Historic hotel with a continuously running licence since 1832 . Food is great . Kitchen closed from 15.00h to 18.00h. Worth walkimg around the village as wellMore

Thank adamschris
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris thank you for your very positive review. The village is indeed worth a walk around. Bradshaws Mill is well worth a visit as one of South Africa's oldest operating Wool Mills. Booking for a duty curator is necessary. Thanks once again for the...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was an amazing experience! We stayed in one of two historic rooms, which was beautifully set out! The food was amazing and the service was given with a smile. Everything was clean and quaint! Definitely will return again!More

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Thank caitlyney
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 17 January 2018

Hi Cait Thank you so much for the fantastic review, we are always excited when someone enjoys their stay with us in our 186 year old Inn. Our historic rooms are the original rooms from nearly 200 years ago and they certainly have a wonderful...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

If you have an appreciation for history and antiques, you might love this place. Great food, great bar and a great overall vibe. Careful of summer days in Bathurst, but really worth a visit. Thanks for a lovely stayMore

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Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review Jeanne! Summer days in Bathurst are wonderful, balmy weather and a dip in our garden pool. We are known for our nearly 200 years of heritage so its not surprising that there are a fair number of arts crafts...More

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US$24 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"we didnt attempt to use wifi. Exhausted after a really long trip. Great comfortable beds. Big bath/shower..."
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"Room 1 was great"
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"try to get a room with a bathroom"
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"If you want an en-suite room, you need to specify that."
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