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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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    Reviewed 12 January 2016

    What a great way to start 2016! It was a truly quaint and great experience, one we did not expect. The service was fantastic and the people were very friendly. I will recommend the Pig and Whistle to anyone.

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    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 17 January 2016

    Thank you for your 'full-house' review. Our staff will be delighted at the service feedback, they have to pull out all the stops in the busy holiday season. We look forward to your return visit.

    Reviewed 7 January 2016

    My daughter and I were en route to Cape Town and had a most enjoyable "night over" stay, the staff were very friendly and the Hotel very welcoming and homely. We would recommend this "detour" to Cape Town to all our friends.More

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    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 8 January 2016

    Thank you for your welcome positive review, it is indeed great feedback to pass on to our staff, especially when they keep their cool in the busy in season period. We like to try and keep the Inn as home-from- home as possible. We look...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2016

    The room I stayed in, room 4, was nice and clean when we got there. The bed was very comfortable but the room was just too unbearably hot which made it difficult to sleep even with the fan. Overall it was great though.More

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    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 8 January 2016

    Thank you for your review Siobhan, you stayed in Bathurst during an almost nationwide heat-wave when temperatures in large parts of the country were 40 degrees plus ! Great for beachgoers and the Sunshine Coast certainly lived up to its promise this season. Normally our...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2016

    We overnighted at the Pig & Whistle en route to Cape Town and had a most enjoyable evening. The history of the Inn is impressive and the locals most welcome and accommodating. The only negative is that there is no safe off street parking, we...More

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    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 7 January 2016

    Thank you for your kind feedback Marina, We appreciate the feedback regarding the parking. We do have limited off-street parking available by arrangement, however the parking in front of the Inn is well lit, on a national road which is busy almost all night and...More

    Reviewed 28 December 2015

    We had a great experience - and we would definitely would come again. We also loved going to Bradshaw's mill. The air in the Eastern cape is quite lovely and Port Alfred in not far away - like wise the coast and the beachesMore

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    Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 30 December 2015

    Dear James and Sue, Thank you for the wonderful feedback, we would certainly love to host you on a return visit. Bathurst certainly is centrally located and also in the middle of a triangle of golf courses, for those that play. The entire village is...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$18 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 10
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