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Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite

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Overview
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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Highcliffe H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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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
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

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Date of stay: October 2012
Reviewed 22 October 2012

We just got back from 2 wonderful days at Highcliffe House - Merlot Suite. Even though it rained all weekend, it really didn't matter as the apartment was so lovely that it was a pleasure to just spend time there relaxing. The view from both...More

Date of stay: October 2012
Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I recently had a weekend away with my partner at the Merlot Suite in Gordons Bay. We are both very busy individuals with fairly stressful careers and we both desperately needed a break! We got a lot more than we bargained for! The house is...More

Date of stay: July 2012
Thank GrantC25
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We stayed at The HighCliffe house in the Merlot Suite for our 7th wedding anniversary. We could not have asked for anything more suited. We had such a relaxing marvelous time and would definitely go back. The views are stunning and the apartment neat and...More

Date of stay: December 2011
Thank Lerdean M
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Diep River Cape Town
Reviewed 26 September 2011

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Date of stay: July 2011
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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