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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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    • Excellent45%
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    “great place” (5 reviews)
    “the pub” (10 reviews)
    “pig whistle” (6 reviews)
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    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

    Reviewed 23 June 2016

    Bathurst is a charming and historic little town, qualities that are exemplified by the Historic Pig and Whistle Inn. I had a very pleasant and all-too-brief one-night stay here in June 2016; my room was spacious and comfortable (with a wonderful old-style bathtub,) the food...More

    1  Thank Donald R
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 25 June 2016

    Hi Donald, it was wonderful to host you at South Africa's oldest pub. Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to a return visit. Perhaps next year's Bathurst Show?

    Reviewed 19 May 2016

    Just like staying in an English country pub in the heart of South Africa, The Pig and Whsitle is full of charm and character. Staff are very friendly as are the locals, The four poster bed and old fashioned decor feels like you're stepping back...More

    1  Thank Cactus73
    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 21 May 2016

    Hi Cactus73, thank you for your wonderful review. We have over our ownership to ensure that the Pig and Whistle is as authentic as possible, without sacrificing the modern amenities we all love to enjoy. We look forward to your return visit, perhaps the Grahamstown...More

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    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$35 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 10
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