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Hout Bay View, Hout Bay: Accommodation Review

Hout Bay View
Bed & Breakfast
SA Blog Recommends? Enthusiastically!

Sometimes, you just get good vibes from a place – and Hout Bay View is full of ’em.

(See full review below.)

Location: Hout Bay
Number of stars: 3
Rate range (cheapest low season to highest peak season): R300-R600
Breakfast? Yes
Dedicated non-smoking rooms? Yes
Staff friendliness (out of 10): Not reviewed
Staff competence (out of 10): Not reviewed
Room options: Single, Double
Room comfort level(out of 10): Not reviewed
Noisy? A Little
Does the TV remote work? Not reviewed
Fan/AC? Fan
Pool? Yes
Concierge? No
Restaurant? No
Conference Facilities? No
Three Ink Blot Adjectives? Bright, Airy, Crisp
Value for Money? Yes

Booking Information:
Address 1: 19 Pondicherry Avenue
City: Hout Bay, Post Code:7806, Tel. No.: +27 (0) 21 791 4144, Fax No.: +27 (0) 21 791 4146

Sometimes, you just get good vibes from a place – and Hout Bay View is full of ’em.

The biggest reason behind this are the owners, Andrew and Bryan. UK and US expats who split their time in South Africa, they decided to resettle in Hout Bay in 2005. They found a home that had suffered from years of neglect and revamped it into a B&B with a bright, airy feel and great views of the mountains, beach and ocean from the front patio.

All rooms are en suite and come with fans, although there are plans for air conditioning in late 2006. The guest lounge has A/C. Downtown Hout Bay, the harbour and the beach are just a 10-minute walk away.