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Very good
46 reviews
The Log Cabin is surrounded by Nature
Sunset in the lounge
The mountain views
The lounge has big glass doors that open up on all sides
The dining room
The kitchen is well equipped
The pool is private and a sun catch
Panoramic views of the mountains
The main bedroom
The en-suit bath has magnificent views to the mountains
Bathtime is a luxury
The trampoline
Fiery Sunsets
The magnificent deck
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Hout Bay, Western Cape

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Very good - based on 46 reviews
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lizzyp273
Sussex
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nature”
Reviewed 16 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

Our second stay and hopefully not our last. Words cannot describe how much we love staying here. Colette and Warren are perfect hosts, always on hand if you need them but they completely respect your privacy and space. For me the greatest joy is opening the bifold doors every morning and sitting on the deck, drinking a coffee whilst reading, watching the light change and listening to the nature. My boyfriend would say jumping in the pool and kicking back with a cold Windhoek!! It's as close to perfection as we have ever found and we are both well travelled. Now we are home all we talk about is when can we return?! A perfect location to anyone wanting to explore Cape Town and all it's beauty without being slap in the middle of the city bowl. It's only 20 minutes away and yet feels like a different place. Thank you for an amazing time and all the happy memories you have given us.

Liz & Alex

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Liked best: The view of course! Oh and the pool!
Liked least: Bed wasn't the best yet had the best nights sleep there
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children
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Management Response
18 Feb 2013
HI Liz,

It was great to have you and Alex again. We are humbled by your comments. We look forward to next year if it works out for you. All our very best, Colette and Warren.
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gbrash
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed 24 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013

This place is a gem on the mountainside - perfect for trips to Hout Bay, or using it as a base to explore the Cape. The pool is perfect after a hike up Table Mountain, followed by a snooze in the hammock, THEN followed by a relaxing barbeque on the deck. Will absolutely stay there again - it has everything you want in a self-catering cottage, including a great roll top bath where you can look out over the mountains. Will definitely be back.

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Liked best: The spectacular views
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
26 Jan 2013
Dear Greg,

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to hear that you went hiking on the mountain. It's breathtaking to look at, but magnificent to hike on. We look forward to your next visit. All our very best, Colette and Warren
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St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2012 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: The Privicy, and location.
Liked least: loved everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Dec 2012
Dear Rudolph, Hannah and Ellis, Thank you for your kinds words. It was an absolute pleasure having you to stay at Blackwood Log Cabin. We hope you will visit again soon and manage to stay for a longer period.
All the best for 2013, Kind Regards
Colette and family
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Guildford
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Out of this world”
Reviewed 29 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012

Just back from our third wonderful stay at Blackwood Log Cabin. The only reason I would hesitate to write a glowing review is that it may get so booked up that we cant return! This is the most fantastic location, with friendly helpful owners discretely on hand when needed. Hi Collete and Warren we enjoyed our stay immensely even though the weather was a little cooler than we hoped and we lost wi fi connection but hope you have that sorted now. We need somewhere bigger for our next trip with all the family but unfortunately I think that other houses will seem mundane after Blackwood Log Cabin.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: We love everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
7 Dec 2012
HI David and Ammanda,

Thank you for your review. It is always lovely to have you back at Blackwood and we look forward to your next visit when your party is smaller. We have laid the new internet cable (or rather Warren has) and the cabin is fully back on line. We hope you have a fabulous visit at the end of the year. Until next time..... Regards Colette
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

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Liked best: The location and style of accomodation, and the fabulous shower...
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
7 Dec 2012
Paul and Glynn, thank you for your review. We are happy that you had a restful time and that you enjoyed Blackwood. We hope to see you again in the future. All our very best, Colette and Warren
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