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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful location and comfortable rooms! Owner Ivanka welcomed us and we immediately felt at home. With two pool areas and lots of relaxation areas it's like being in paradise. The breakfast was perfect to and served at the table! The hotel is easy to find and its very good located with just a short drive to beaches and...

Thank Erik E
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 24 December 2015

- Amazing hotel - Amazing view - Amazing rooms - Amazing staff - Amazing food This guesthouse has a lot to offer. With an incredible view over Hout Bay and Chapman Peak this place has everything to offer. Incredible well designed and a very good service.

Thank VictorGBG
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This is a beautiful spot , super views and the garden is wonderfully maintained. Yes the drive is very steep so we always left our car out on the road. Each night on our return the security guard was there to greet us, our bed turned down, chocolate on the pillow. Our room was always spotless and staff very kind...

Thank CatGrant
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We've stayed in all manor of places around the world but our four nights in the Dreamhouse were superb. From the welcome by Ivanka to the friendliness of her staff, this stay was simply superb. We are very particular about where we stay on vacation and we'd have no hesitation in recommending this accommodation to those looking for comfort, great...

Thank Neil A
Zoersel Belgium
Reviewed 2 December 2015

We stayed in this beautiful guesthouse for 3 nights upon our arrival in SA and used it as base location for exploring Cape Town and the Southern part of the Cape Peninsula. Ivanka is the perfect host, she made us feel welcome from our first (early) appearance and provided good tips to explore the area. She has good taste and...

2Thank Jos D
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2015

I'll start with the negatives:: Lots of people have complained about the drive being so steep, which in fairness its not the best....but far worse was the fact there is no air con, very, very rough towels, in fact I'd go so far as to say they are like sand paper! the bath was only usable by myself, as it...

1Thank DiOrch2015
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Fantastic place! My fiance, now wife & I had been here twice; once for our engagement & on our 2nd part honeymoon. Our units were simply perfect! It doesn't fail to give you all you need: luxury, tranquility, relaxation, gorgeous views, excellent friendly staff service & we loved the breakfast! Plus Ivanka is probably the best host I've ever come...

1Thank 236wesleya
Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Rooms are outstanding, mostly having views to the ocean. They are lovely decorated. Breakfast was very good. We enjoyed sitting outside in the sun and the fantastic service. Ivanka our host supported us, with all our activities for the two nights we stayed. Thank you for that. Our group of 15 people would highly recommend a stay here. Capetown City...

1Thank Martina K
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Spectacular location this accommodation offers hotel standard amenities, luxurious rooms with views, polite and attentive staff, engaging and most helpful of hosts in Ivanka offers local highlights and recommendations to match our personal requests. Great location in its own right and as a base for touring The Cape. Thank you all!

1Thank Lionel1112
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Our best stay during our 3 week tour in South Africa. We booked the violet room, but got upgraded to the red room for our honeymoon. Room was big and clean with 3 large windows and a balcony, gorgeous views of the mountains and sea of Hout Bay. Room was cold in july (winter), heater didn't heat the whole room,...

1Thank C1499FMcc

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Dreamhouse is positioned high above on the hill in Hout Bay with full view to the bay and surroundings mountains. We provide a relaxed atmosphere with many corners in the garden which are secluded and facilitate for further enjoyment. Start your day with a bountifull breakfast and be ready to go and enjoy what the Cape region has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dreamhouse

Address: 53 Mount Rhodes Drive, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $126 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dreamhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you have Mobility problems, avoid the Violet suite, there are a lot of outdoor steps (over35) to the breakfast room alone.”
Buncha13, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good but ask for the ones with a view over the bay. We stayed in the affinity suite which was perfect value for money”
367marcusb, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“avoid the orange room”
veronikac598, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Orange room is not great for views.othwerwise perfectly ok.”
DKCO, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“White room is the best room!”
ChristelVdBogaert, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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