Houw Hoek Inn


a gracious combination of old world charm and modern conveniences. It is the oldest hotel in South Africa located on the site of a toll gate established by the Dutch East India Company on the N2 between Sir Lowry’s Pass and Bot River, very close to the “Apple Country” Situated in the heart of the Kogelberg (Biosphere) Reserve, 90km from Cape Town and 75km from Cape Town International Airport, you will rapidly forget congested freeways and pollution in this beautiful and peaceful environment. Close to the turn off - R43 to Hermanus and Kleinmond

The furnishings are elegant with an emphasis on comfortable, with large spaces and terraces with views of the magnificent mountains. Steeped in history with all the luxuries of home to ensure that you have a magnificent stay. Most of the existing ground floor building dates back to 1779. The upper storey was added in 1860 and since then the Inn has been extended progressively. The main feature of th elovely property is a massive Blue Gum tree at the entrance which is over 190 years old and going strong.

P.O. BOX 95, GRABOUW, 7160 TEL: (028) 284 9646 (028) 284 9646 FAX: (028) 284 9112 EMAIL: houwhoek@iafrica.com