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Villa Montebello, Hout Bay: Accommodation Review

Villa Montebello
72 Mount Rhodes Drive, Mount Rhodes
Hout Bay

Accommodation type: Bed & Breakfast
Number of stars: 4
Rooms starting from (per person sharing): R500 and up
SA Blog recommends? It’s Perfectly Suitable

The grounds back up to the peak and there are hiking possibilities from the backyard.

(See full review below.)

Low season specials? Not reviewed
Breakfast included? Yes
Dedicated non-smoking rooms? Yes
Staff friendliness (out of 10): Not reviewed
Staff competence (out of 10): Not reviewed

Room options: Single, Double, Penthouse
Room comfort level (out of 10): Not reviewed
Noisy? No
Does the TV remote work? Not reviewed
Fan or A/C? Not reviewed
Pool? Yes

Concierge? No
Restaurant? No
Conference facilities? No
Three ink blot adjectives: R&R, seclusion, restrained
Value for money? Yes

Booking information
Villa Montebello
72 Mount Rhodes Drive
Hout Bay 7806
Tel: +27 (0) 21 790 7741, Fax: +27 (0) 21 790 8712

Villa Montebello is the type of B&B that says it’s older-child-friendly, but where you have a hard time imagining anyone under 60 staying there.

Four-star accommodation, the villa is set on beautiful grounds overlooking Hout Bay, with select views of the ocean and plentiful mountain sites. The grounds back up to the peak and there are hiking possibilities from the backyard.

Rooms include a nice monogrammed touch on the pillows and tea/coffee capabilities.

There is a pool for guests to swim, and owners live on-site. The best room is by far the Presidential Suite, which has a killer bathroom and expansive sleeping area with an optional pull-out couch.

Villa Montebello has a ‘quiet’ feel to it and would be best for couples who plan on early evenings.