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True Cape Dutch Hospitality
Owners Joop and Micky warmly welcome guests to their Cape Dutch style guesthouse in Montagu, South Africa.

Malherbe guesthouse is a National Monument and was built in 1859. The house has been lovingly restored and offers 5 en-suite rooms, 4 with private entrance and patio or verandah as. Rooms have a bar-fridge, electronic safe, fan, a heater for the winter, hospitality tray and hairdryer, WI-FI HOT SPOT, garden rooms have air conditioning (cooling & heating) & satellite TV (DSTV). The guest lounge overlooks the lovely secluded garden with beautiful views of the Langeberg mountains. Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or laze in the shade in a comfortable lounge chair.

In the morning a scrumptious breakfast (with homemade bread and fresh orange juice) is served on the terrace under the vines overlooking the garden or indoors.

Secure off-street parking
Restaurants are within easy walking distance.

5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Garden
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All rooms are en-suite en have been furnished for your comfort.
The beds are made with crisp linen and in the bathrooms you’ll find fluffy towels and a selection of quality personal care items.

Room 2: Main house (back of the house)

Enjoy the atmosphere of CAPE DUTCH living. Room with a high ceiling (cool in summer) and wooden flooring. This room is furnished with antiques. Bedroom with queen size bed, bar-fridge and electronic safe, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facility, a fan for those sunny summer days and a heater & electric blanket for the chilly winter nights. WI-FI HOT SPOT. Spacious bathrooms with shower and (small) bath.

Rooms 3 & 4: Comfort Garden Room

Complete privacy with separate entrance and private patio. Contemporary room decorated with African touches. Spacious bedroom with queen size bed and satellite TV (DSTV), bar-fridge and electronic safe, WI-FI HOT SPOT. Air conditioning (cooling and heating), electric blanket for the chilly winter nights. Spacious bathroom with hairdryer & shaver point, large walk-in shower.

Rooms 5 & 6: Deluxe Garden Room

Pamper yourself with privacy and a luxurious room furnished in contemporaryAfrican style. Imagine French doors leading onto a private verandah. Bedroom with extra length twin beds, bar fridge, fireplace, electronic safe, satellite TV (DSTV). Walk-in closet/dressing room with ample space for your luggage, WI-FI HOTSPOT. Air conditioning (cooling and heating), electric blanket for the chilly winter nights. Spacious bathroom with hairdryer & shaver point, large walk-in shower, bath, double vanity unit and separate toilet.
Facilites:

In the morning a full breakfast is served, either outside on the terrace under the vines of indoors in the cosy breakfast room. Breakfast is a feast with a variety of fresh fruits, yoghurt, home-made bread, freshly squeezed orange-juice, cold meats and cheeses, eggs prepared on order.

Enjoy a dip in our swimming pool in the lush garden. There are secluded
 
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Property Type: Guest House
Nearest Airport: Cape Town - 175 kms
Nearest Bar/Pub: in Town - 0,2 kms
Nearest Restaurant: in Town - 0,2 kms
Location Type: Rural/Village, Town
Bedrooms: 3 Double Bedrooms, 2 Twin Bedrooms
All rooms are en-suite en have been furnished for your comfort. The beds are made with crisp linen and in the bathrooms you’ll find fluffy towels and a selection of quality personal care items.
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with shower. Deluxe garden rooms also have a bath.
Kitchen:
General: House Linen, Maid Service, Towels Provided, Air Con
Dining: Seating for 1.
 
Entertainment: Satellite TV, Radio
Outside: Communal Pool, Terrace, Garden, Parking, Garden Furniture
Suitability: Suitable for Elderly, Smokers Allowed
 
 
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  Location
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  Centrally situated between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn, the quaint little village of Montagu nestles in the western corner of Kannaland. A unique rural atmosphere distinguishes Montagu as one of the best-preserved late Victorian agricultural villages in the Cape.

Montagu has a number of the finest Cape Dutch houses. Most of these thatched roof houses date from the years 1853 – 1870. It is generally accepted that Joubert House situated in Long Street, built in 1853, is the oldest house in Montagu. In 1983 it was restored to its former glory, and as a section of the Montagu Museum, it depicts the lifestyle of the late 19th century.

Montagu, once known as “Agter Cogman’s Kloof”, lies between the Keisie and Kingna rivers which join at the western extremity of the town. In the 19th century the only exit to the West was through Cogman’s Kloof.

Now Montagu in the heart of Route 62 attracts many visitors who enjoy the scenery and buildings of a bygone era. In Montagu there is a variety of superb overnight accommodation and excellent restaurants. As the mountain Mecca of the Western Cape, Montagu is the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside.

Musems
Joubert House: Long Street. The town's oldest local dwelling, it epitomises the lifestyle of the late 19th century and includes an indigenous medicinal herb garden.

Old Mission church: The old neo-gothic Mission Church dates back to 1907 and displays a collection of valuable furniture, paintings and objects d'art from Montagu. Herbal remedies and herbal products are also on sale here.

Hot Mineral Springs
Famous Tractor ride
Sports

• Montagu Golf Club: open every day – for visitors a reasonable fee is charged
• Horse back riding
• Poortjieskloofdam (free entrance)
• Rock Climbing
• Fishing
• Walking trails
• 4 x 4 routes
• Mountain bike routes

Wineries

• Uitvlucht Winery
• Montagu Co-op Winery
• Rietrivier Winery
• Robertson Wine Valley; more than 40 wineries.
 
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  Rental rates
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Season Dates Price Minimum
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  From To Weekly Monthly Nightly
Low 01-05-2011 30-09-2011 n/a n/a FROM ZAR 325 PPSPN 1
High 01-05-2012 30-09-2012 n/a n/a FROM ZAR 415 PPSPN 1
High 01-10-2012 30-04-2013 n/a n/a FROM ZAR 440 PPSPN 1
 
Additional Information
2 Nights or Longer Special Malherbe Guesthouse is pleased to offer a 5% discount on any stays of 2 of more consecutive nights between October and April.
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http://www.malherbe-guesthouse.com
 
Malherbe Guesthouse website.
 
 
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  Availability of Malherbe Guesthouse
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  Owner joined site on:29 May 2010
Property listed since:29 May 2010
 
Availabity   January to December each year.
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