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Awards, Reviews & Mentions

Over the years we have been fortunate enough to win many awards, be featured in international print and digital media and be mentioned as one of the best locations in South Africa on numerous occassions. We continue to strive for great experiences with our clients and aim to keep the positive reviews, awards and mentions flowing!

We have also been voted into several top spots over the years, including:

  • TripAdvisor 2015 – Top Twenty Best B&Bs & Inns in South Africa
  • TripAdvisor 2014 –  Top Twenty Best B&Bs & Inns in South Africa
  • TripAdvisor 2013 – 11th Best B&Bs & Inns in South Africa
  • TripAdvisor 2012 – 2nd Best B&Bs & Inns in South Africa
  • TripAdvisor 2012 –  5th Best B&Bs & Inns in Africa
  • TripAdvisor 2008 – Best Hidden Gems – World, Africa



2010 Certificate of Excellence

2011 Certificate of Excellence

2012 Certificate of Excellence

2013 Certificate of Excellence

2014 Certificate of Excellence

2015 Certificate of Excellence

2016 Certificate of Excellence

2017 Certificate of Excellence

2018 Certificate of Excellence

2008 Travelers′ Choice Winner

2012 Travelers′ Choice Winner

2013 Travelers′ Choice Winner

2014 Travelers′ Choice Winner

2015 Travelers′ Choice Winner

2015 Double Winner - Most Tranquil Getaway & Best for Beautiful Gardens

2016 Lux Hotel & Spa Awards

Awarded “Most Tranquil Getaway 2016”

2017 Lux - Ones to Watch

2018 Best Luxury Self-Catering Accommodation - Cape Town

i-escape Runner Up - Guest Awards for 2018



Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2015

Service Excellence in “World Luxury Hotel Awards” 2016

Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2018



Abode2 - Luxury Travel

Real Holidays - Winter Escapes

Brides - Paradise Found

Cape Concierge Listing

Chelsea Life – Holidays & Travel Guide

Conde Nast Traveller – Dream Destinations: Africa and Indian Ocean

Family Traveller – 10 of the best family-friendly hotels in the Southern Hemisphere

Grazia Magazine Review 2006

Guide to Ultimate Africa – Feature Destination

Harper’s Bazaar – Travel Inspiration

The Best 100: Retreats in Africa – The Ultimate Chic Collection 2009

House of Coco – Coco Loves

Mum’s Lounge – Five Best Family-Friendly Places in South Africa

News.com.au Website

Portfolio Collection – Retreats Collection

Real Family Travel Magazine – Cape Town, South Africa 2014

Tatler – Travel Diaries 2016

Tourism Tattler – Republic of Hout Bay

Vogue – Eat, Sleep, Spa, Retreat

Vogue in the “International Scene”

Wild Travel Magazine

Petit Futé Afrique De Sud



Fleewinter – Freezing Winters, Fleeting Summers

Get Wonderfully Lost – Accommodation in Cape Town & Stellenbosch, South Africa

i-escape.com Recommendation

Perfectly Chilled – Destinations, Inspirations & Style 2010

SouthAfricaBlog.com – An Enthusiastic Recommendation

Southern Africa’s Top Spots 2009

Greenwood Guide Review

Virutal Tourist Review