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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent44%
          • Very good40%
          • Average13%
          • Poor3%
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          “great place” (5 reviews)
          “the pub” (10 reviews)
          “pig whistle” (6 reviews)
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          Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

          Great place...good memories. Cold water. Even after complaining at 21h00 - no hot water. Same thing in the morning. Pity. When staying at a low budget hotel one would at least want to have hot water. But we will be back...I think...More

          1  Thank Jan M
          Response from Gavca, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 12 August 2013

          Hi Jan, firstly we must repeat our apologies for your hot water problem. Unfortunately between discovering the problem at nine o'clock at night and the next morning there was nothing we could do to ensure hot water in the morning. Our recently installed heat pumps...More

          Reviewed 2 May 2013

          Wife and I returned for our 30 th anniversary had so much fun and entertainment was excellent and "mischievous" by Craig .Lucille and Gavin ,great owners and fantastic people, spoilt us with good food and complimentary bubbly to go with it. We relaxed in "our...More

          Thank KEITH R
          Response from Gavca, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 11 June 2013

          Hi Keith, My apologies, we only read your review today. Thank you once again for staying with us. Lucille and I are pleased you enjoyed the new bathroom. We are especially pleased that you decided to spend your "30th" with us. The news is that...More

          Reviewed 19 January 2013

          We travelled to the Pig & Whistle Inn as a family and it made for an excellent part of our holiday. The location is perfect, right in the middle of Bathurst .... I believe the pub is the oldest, licensed pub in South Africa and...More

          Thank TheSafariGuy1976
          Response from Gavca, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 24 January 2013

          Hi Thank you for your review of our Historic Inn. Really appreciated, I trust that on your return visit you will enjoy our refurbished bathrooms. If you return soon it will be room 1 to ask for.

          Reviewed 14 December 2012

          My husband and I stayed at the Pig and Whistle for 4 nights in early November 2012 and we enjoyed our stay very much. The inn has retained a wonderful old world feel and we had a lovely large room with comfy beds. My only...More

          Thank KTH01
          Response from Gavca, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 15 December 2012

          We thank you for your valuable feedback, Lucille and I are grateful for all feedback regarding our 181 year old Inn. You are right that our bathrooms are in need of a tweak. After a false start earlier in the year we will be commencing...More

          Reviewed 8 May 2012

          My husband and I both enjoy history. After reading about the Historic Pig and Whistle Inn with the oldest pub in SA we added Bathurst to our holiday plans. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable (Although there was no TV in the room we...More

          Thank Lu-Gerda
          Response from Gavca, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 10 May 2012

          Hi Lu Gerda, thank you for your positive feedback, we are very focuses on providing an authentic stay in our 180 year old Inn. This friday (tomorrow) the first of our bathroom upgrades begins! Of course to be truly authentic to the 1820 settler bathing...More

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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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