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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Hotel

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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    • Excellent47%
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    Reviewed 8 July 2015

    The Inn is a great place to stay if you like the novelty of staying in an old haunted hotel. Our night was very peaceful and we can't say we were visited by a spectre in the night, but we were probably too drunk to...More

    Thank CLB0101
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 10 July 2015

    Hi there, Thank you for the positive review, many say that the spirits are actually in the pub!. The best part of Bathurst are its locals and visitors who come to our special village to sense the history. We look forward to hosting you again....More

    Reviewed 23 February 2015

    We were on our way back from Cape Town and having taken a wrong turning after Port Elizabeth we ended up having to travel from Grahamstown to East London via Bathurst. When we got to Bathurst the Inn was a welcome sight and it being...More

    3  Thank John R
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 9 March 2015

    Dear John, thank you for the positive feedback and the time spent to write it on Tripadvisor. Pot Pies have always been popular at the Inn as are our burgers. A weekend at the Pig is a must when we can tempt you with our...More

    Reviewed 21 January 2015

    The Inn is a piece of history! The village is worth a few hours of meandering and "The Pig" provides the perfect base! Lots of ambience provided by the locals in and around the pub. Very enthusiastic hands-on owners made the visit a pleasure.

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    1  Thank Ed B
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 9 February 2015

    Thanks for the wonderful review, we value the positive feedback and the fact that you took the trouble to write. We look forward to your return visit.

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    My son and I embarked on a motorcycle trip to Simons Town taking the secondary roads less traveled which proved to be quiet and in generally good condition for bikers. Our first stop over after 1000 kms was The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn...we immediately...More

    Thank McGuigan61
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 10 January 2015

    Hi the McGuigans, It really is such a thrill for us as owners to receive such positive feedback! Thank you for the perfect score as well. Sophie, in the kitchen will be delighted to hear that her two specials, the Pot Pie and the Burger...More

    Reviewed 18 November 2014

    We only stayed for one night, but wish it had been a longer stay. Room was fabulous with a very comfortable four poster bed. Food was excellent and the locals made us feel like long time friends rather than tourists. We had a great night,...More

    Thank morticia52
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 21 November 2014

    Hi Morticia - thank you for your welcome comments and score! The four poster bed is our newest investment in making our guests feel the history of or 182 year old Inn. We cannot however claim credit for our wonderful locals, they are what they...More

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    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$37 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 10
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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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