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Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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This is a spacious ONE BEDROOM SELF CATERING SUITE which sleeps 2 adults. With a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower unit it has a FOUR STAR Grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The FOUR STAR Grading by the TGCSA was reconfirmed recently against the new higher criteria that self-catering establishments such as Highcliffe House in South Africa now have to meet in order to ensure that visitors can be confident in the knowledge of what we claim we actually deliver. There is a fully fitted kitchen with all of the features and equipment that will meet the needs of the most discerning cook. The fully furnished open plan living area and dining area is also fully furnished to the highest standards and their is a log fire in the living area. The s...This is a spacious ONE BEDROOM SELF CATERING SUITE which sleeps 2 adults. With a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower unit it has a FOUR STAR Grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The FOUR STAR Grading by the TGCSA was reconfirmed recently against the new higher criteria that self-catering establishments such as Highcliffe House in South Africa now have to meet in order to ensure that visitors can be confident in the knowledge of what we claim we actually deliver. There is a fully fitted kitchen with all of the features and equipment that will meet the needs of the most discerning cook. The fully furnished open plan living area and dining area is also fully furnished to the highest standards and their is a log fire in the living area. The spacious bedroom has built-in wardrobes and cupboard space with an electronic safe for passports, jewelry etc. The complete bathroom is en-suite and has a separate shower and bath.. The bedroom is air conditioned. The apartment has its own private patio area as well as easy access to the communal pool and honesty bar. There is also your own individual braai (barbeque) facility. Highcliffe House is north facing therefore ensuring full sun all day. Either on the communal patio and or in its solar heated pool one can relax and unwind at any time. With magnificent views overlooking False Bay and the surrounding mountains Highcliffe House provides a perfect setting to watch the magnificent sunsets that we are famous for. Gordon's Bay is considered by many as the hidden jewel of the Western Cape and many of our clients return time after time in order to explore the surrounding areas without the hustle and bustle of city life. Please note that the rates quoted are PER SUITE (apartment) and NOT per person. Please enquire directly if you are looking for a single person rate.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Highcliffe H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed 25 December 2018

First time that we rented an apartment for vacation and it was a great experience. The nicely decorated apartment was very convenient and cosy with fully equipped kitchen and free Wi-fi. It’s very well kept and it’s serviced and cleaned daily. Stunning views over False...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank anitak32
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Thank you Frank and Anita for your very kind review. It was a pleasure having you both stay at Highcliffe House Merlot Suite, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Our best wishes for the New Year.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were fortunate to get another booking in the Merlot Suite at Highcliffe House in Gordon's Bay which is expertly run and managed by Jane and Jim Yeomans. This was not our first visit and it hopefully won't be our last. We arrived on late...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Tony A
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Very many thanks Tony for your very kind review - it was a pleasure having you stay at Highcliffe House again, and we very much look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 31 January 2018

The apartment was well kept, clean and decorated to a high standard, with stunning views. Jane and Jim made us feel very much at home during our 6 day stay. It is a great base from which to explore the coast and beaches and easy...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank jfhadup
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay at Highcliffe House and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We recently spent 5 days in the Merlot Suite at Highcliffe House, which is owned and very efficiently managed by Jane and Jim Yeomans. From the outset we were made to feel 'at home' and were very impressed with the quality of the accommodation and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Tony A
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thank you so much for your really comprehensive review. Your kind comments and detailed description of your stay at Highcliffe House Merlot Suite are greatly appreciated. It was a pleasure having you stay and we look forward to your next visit to Highcliffe House.

Reviewed 23 April 2016

We stayed at Highcliffe House for 6 days this April. It was a wonderful break from the standard hotels that we stayed in while touring other parts of South Africa. The hosts, Jane and Jim Yeomans are absolutely fabulous - so welcoming and down to...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank lfrost2016
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Many thanks for your very kind review, which we very much appreciate and look forward to your next longer visit.

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Reviewed 22 May 2015

During a recent 6 day visit to Gordon’s Bay we had the pleasure of staying in the Merlot suite at Highcliffe House, owned and run by Jane and Jim Yeomans. The suite is a real gem with superb furnishings and an extremely appealing layout. From...More

Date of stay: May 2015
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Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Highcliffe House. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 20 January 2015

We stayed in the Merlot Suite at Highcliffe House in Gordon's Bay during December 2014. We spent ten nights. The owners are wonderful people, they welcomed us upon our arrival and even had a Christmas card for us personally signed by both of them. We...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Jeanne-Mari R
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Many thanks for your kind review, and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Highcliffe House.

Reviewed 8 March 2014

Another wonderful holiday in Gordon's Bay. Our third time staying with jane and Jim who are great hosts. Merlot is our favourite apartment. Wonderful view from the verandah and very comfortable accomodation

Date of stay: February 2014
Thank Lyn005
Reviewed 15 January 2014

This was our second visit to Highcliffe House, but the first time in Merlot and It is every bit as luxurious and thoughtfully fitted out as the last apartment we stayed in. The views from bedroom and lounge are absolutely stunning, day or night. The...More

Date of stay: December 2013
Thank Muttisiebert
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2014

Thank you so much for your kind review, which was very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Highcliffe House again soon.

Reviewed 23 April 2013

This is possibly our fourth or fifth stay at Highcliffe House, but the first time in Merlot. It is every bit as luxurious and thoughtfully fitted out as the other appartment we have used, and the views from bedroom and lounge are just stunning, at...More

Date of stay: March 2013
Thank henrique97
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fax
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
GPS 34 09' 57.49' S 18 52' 57.18' E Highcliffe House is situated high on the mountainside in a very quiet part of Gordon's Bay and is close to the three main beaches in the area including the 'Blue Flag' Bikini Beach. There are magnificent views across False Bay to the Cape Peninsula as well as of the surrounding Helderberg and Hottentots Holland Mountains and the Gordon's Bay sunsets are magnificent. While retaining a village atmosphere there are plenty of shops in close proximity including a supermarket and a major shopping mall. The nearest hospital is 10 minutes away. Access to Cape Town - 45 minutes away, and the International Airport - 30 minutes away, is directly along the N2, access to which is less than 5 minutes from Gordon's Bay. Gordon's Bay is the real gateway to all of th...
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