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    The Historic Pig & Whistle Inn

    268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
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    “the pub” (10 reviews)
    “great place” (5 reviews)
    “oldest pub” (4 reviews)
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    Reviewed 31 October 2013

    We stayed in one of the rooms with a shared bathroom as the en suites were already booked. We were slightly dubious at first but the room was well furnished and exceptionally clean, as was the bathroom. The evening meal was delicious and it was...More

    Thank Flibbertiegibbet
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 2 November 2013

    Thank you for the kind words. Our wonderful village is full of interesting people young and old with interesting life stories. Our famous bar and veranda is the best place to hear them. Lucille and I look forward to hosting you again, perhaps this time...More

    Reviewed 25 October 2013

    Beautiful, historic quaint building in peaceful country village, but with a serious noise problem on the night we stayed. When we phoned in advance to book, they failed to warn us about the country music festival in the bar downstairs that would be heard loud...More

    Thank KelwayB
    Response from Gavin C, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle InnResponded 28 October 2013

    Greetings, we certainly appreciate your feedback, which is always welcome. For the benefit of other tripadviser users we need to correct the perception left by the reviewer. Bathurst is a sleepy settler village with almost 200 years of history. Our famous Inn is the hub...More

    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.

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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$18 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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