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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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    Reviewed 17 September 2016

    We stayed in Port Alfred, and came to the Pig and whistle Inn to have their Steak night. This is most definitely worth it!!! You choose either Rump, Sirloin or Fillet, you tell the local Butcher Owner how thick you want itm and how many...More

    Thank Candice816
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 20 September 2016

    Hi Candice Thank you for taking the time to fully explain our very popular steak night. The weekly event on Monday nights is a wonderful opportunity for locals and visitors alike to enjoy an evening of conversation, background music and a value for money meal.....and...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

    Hotel building itself and room beautiful. Staff super friendly. Breakfast really good. All in all great value. BUT ... DON'T GO UNLESS YOU ARE A BIKER or you enjoy hearing them drink and party underneath your room late into the night... but there's more... as...More

    Thank Laurenatsea
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 5 September 2016

    Hi Lauren Firstly thank you for the postive feedback regarding our staff. accomodation and food. We really do try to deliver consistent standards at our Historic Inn. For the benefit of other travellers however we must disagree on your statement "dont go unless you are...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

    We love small towns and went for a drive to Bathurst just for the day from Port Elizabeth. We love the village and everything about it. We didnt stay over in the hotel but had lunch there and EVERYBODY working there was great! I was...More

    Thank Rudi B
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 30 August 2016

    Five-out-of-five! Thank you Rudi. It is great when we get feedback about our staff, they are the backbone of our business. Our wonderful little village, its locals and ambiance all help. We look forward to your return visit and stay. If it is over a...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2016

    we got there late the evening. we where help to our room. it was huge on the first floor. it did not have its own bathroom bat a washbasin with cold water. the floor is wooden floor beautiful. nice big bed and warm when you...More

    Thank cobusTheunissen
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 16 July 2016

    Hi Cobus Thank you for the wonderful feedback. For the information of other readers we have two types of rooms at the old Inn. The Historic rooms are the authentic and affordable original rooms whch are over 180 years old. These wonderful rooms offer shared...More

    Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

    As authentic oldeworlde as you get. Quaint old Inn in a sleepy arty village. Hearty breakfast, typical local pub, almost waiting for Basil to pop down the stairs. Nice mix of locals and tourists gives a real feel to this historic gem

    Thank Michael W
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 11 July 2016

    Hi Michael Thank you for your review, we are probably more proud of our locals than we are about our famous Inn. Your return visit needs to be timed around some of Bathurst's great events. Visit at the Bathurst show in 2017

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$32 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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