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The Historic Pig & Whistle Hotel

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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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“the pub”(11 reviews)
“great place”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We celebrated a few birthdays this weekend past! And it was referred to as the best birthday ever! Personally I've been in Bathurst on a number of occasions and each time was memorable, however this time it was one of my personal top experiences. We...More

Thank subertb
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 19 September 2017

WOW we a Bathing in your wonderful feedback! Natalie and the team will be delighted with the comments about food accomodation and the general staff attitude. We look forward to your return visit. What about one of our popular village events, The Bathurst Agricultural Show,...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to relax on a Saturday night with some drinks and good people. Also with a great atmosphere. There are pool tables if you feel like a game with your mates. And dart boards aswell. They host the occasional party.

Thank Brandon V
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Brandon, Thank you for the wonderful evaluation. We do try to make the old Inn a "home from Home". We look forward to your return visit

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

On our arrival we were met at 9pm by Tony,the barman. We immediately knew we going to be comfortable for the week at the Historic Pig and Whistle. It was like going back to 1832, the building steep in history with all this beautiful wooden...More

Thank Joharney
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 10 July 2017

What a great review, Tony will be chuffed. We like to believe our staff are our secret weapon. We do try really hard to keep the feel of the 184 year old Inn intact while providing a comfortable stay. Please join us again. We have...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The tastiest meals in the area... whether you are keen on a lamb curry, a pot pie, a bobotie or only a burger....the food rocks with taste. And on top of it; you are visiting a very historic site.... well worth it!!More

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Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 16 April 2017

Hi Kurt Wow we love the full house score! Our quaint village is full of wonderful historic and natural sites. We are privileged to offer farmers portions of up-market pub food to the travellers who find their way here. We look forward to your return...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stayed only one night, my wife and I in an en suite room, our friend in a room in the old part of the Inn with Shared facilities. Despite our visit coinciding with St Patrick Day Celebrations, we were not disturbed. Our room was...More

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Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Paul Thank you so much for your comprehensive review. we really are blessed to be situated in this quaint and quirky village. Probably unique in South Africa. We look forward to your return visit, maybe at the Grahamstown Arts festival later this year (booking...More

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US$37 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$37 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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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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