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Houw Hoek Hotel

  • Capacity: 132 people
  • Check-in: 15:00 to 22:00
    Check-out: 11:00
  • Address: N2, Houw Hoek, Grabouw, 7160, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R1 450 per night (for 2 people)


Houw Hoek Hotel is situated in the heart of the Kogelberg Nature Reserve, a leisurely 80 km from Cape Town, just off the N2 highway. The hotel is peacefully positioned in an exquisite location, between majestic mountains and beautiful ponds, making this the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Accommodation at Houw Hoek Hotel comprises 7 room categories of which all are tastefully decorated and furnished. Most of the rooms have private balconies with magnificent views and fireplaces for those cosy winter evenings. Each room has a TV with selected DStv channels and free Wi-Fi.

Guests can relax next to one of the 2 swimming pools. There is also a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities to keep the children entertained. Guests can enjoy a delicious meal on the terraces with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

The hotel offers 5 air-conditioned conference rooms, and offers the ideal venue for conferences, incentives, launches, promotions and events. The hotel can comfortably accommodate from 5 to 250 delegates and will tailor the seating according to specific needs. The rolling lawns and large ponds create a romantic setting, making the Houw Hoek Hotel a popular wedding venue.

The main restaurant seats approximately 100 guests and serves delicious à la carte lunches and dinners daily. The restaurant offers a breakfast buffet, relaxed lunches and fine dinners, complemented by an award-winning wine list which includes the finest local wines. The sophisticated menu blends traditional South African cuisine with modern innovations from renowned chefs. On Saturdays, the hotel hosts their famous dinner dance.

Houw Hoek Hotel is the oldest licensed hotel in South Africa. The Houw Hoek Hotel is the winner of 2 Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards for the categories of The Best Scenic Environment Hotel in South Africa and The Best Historical Hotel in South Africa.


Swimming Pool
Secure Parking
Free Wifi
Conferencing Facilities


  • Bar
  • Airport Transfers By Arrangement
  • Babysitting By Arrangement
  • Swimming Pool
  • Games Room
  • Guest Lounge
  • Laundry Service
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Night Porter
  • Restaurant On Premises
  • Personal Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Serviced Daily
  • Free Wifi
  • Conferencing Facilities
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Activities Nearby

  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Bass Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

Meal Types Offered

  • Room Service
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Teas
  • Meals By Arrangement

Conferencing Facilities

  • Air Conditioned
  • Break Away Rooms
  • Data Projector
  • DVD Player
  • Flip Charts
  • Whiteboards
  • Notebook Projector
  • Internet
  • Slide Projector
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Venue Up To 10 Delegates
  • Venue Up To 20 Delegates
  • Venue Up To 30 Delegates
  • Venue Up To 50 Delegates
  • Venue For 50 Or More Delegates

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Off Street Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Diners
  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.5 out of 5from 20 reviews for Houw Hoek Hotel
Value for money


  • N2, Houw Hoek, Grabouw, 7160, Western Cape
  • Guests think Houw Hoek Hotel is in an excellent location
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per night (for 2 people)
From R1 450
per night (for 2 people)
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  • Capacity: 132 people
  • Check-in: 15:00 to 22:00
    Check-out: 11:00
  • Address: N2, Houw Hoek, Grabouw, 7160, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome From R1 450  per night (for 2 people) 20 5 1 5 N2 Houw Hoek 7160 Western Cape 0860 022 102 15:00-22:00 11:00 -34.205637606621 19.151144338623