The perfect retreat, a combination of natural beauty, peace and modern comfort.
Surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains, making this a photographic oasis.

Since 1779

The Houw Hoek Hotel is situated in the heart of mother nature in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve. We are peacefully positioned in an exquisite location, between majestic mountains and beautiful ponds. Our 5 air-conditioned conference facilities can comfortably accommodate up to 250 delegates.
The rolling lawns and large ponds create a romantic setting making the Houw Hoek Hotel a popular wedding venue.
We are the oldest licensed hotel in South Africa, located a leisurely 80 km from Cape Town, just off the N2 freeway.

Enjoy 5-star treatment on a 3-star budget. Join us for drinks or a delicious meal on the terraces with views of the magnificent surrounding mountains.
We offer all the comforts of home and our outstanding service will ensure that you have a magnificent stay.


Child Friendly

Our wide range of activities such as miniature golf make this any child and parent’s dream.


Things to Do

Activities, adventures, canoeing, fishing, golf, wine tastings, and much, much more.



Our restaurant seats up to a hundred guests, and serves a delicious full English breakfast daily.



Our unique location makes the Houw Hoek Hotel the ideal location for conferences.



This romantic setting is perfect for weddings. We also host all sorts of private functions.


We have 52 beautifully appointed rooms. All rooms offer an en-suite bathroom, telephone, and 16 channel DStv. Some of the rooms have a fireplace for those cosy winter days.

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Room Rates

Includes Breakfast.

ONE NIGHT STAY (per night)
Per Person Single: R1 050
Per Person Sharing: R690
Extra Adult Sharing: R250
Up to 2 Children (under 12 years) Sharing FREE
Extra Child (under 12 years) Sharing R125

TWO NIGHT STAY (per night)
Per Person Single: R895
Per Person Sharing: R590
Extra Adult Sharing: R250
Up to 2 Children (under 12 years) Sharing FREE
Extra Child (under 12 years) Sharing R125

Meals Only

Weekend Breakfast Buffet R165
Dinner Dance (3 course) R255
Sunday Lunch Buffet R235

  • What do our guests say about us

    “We stayed for 2 days, it was amazing. Service was excellent. Rooms neat and clean. Food was amazing. Staff friendly and always ready to assist. Will definitely be back for more. It was so relaxing. Wedding venue and food was awesome.”
  • What do our guests say about us

    “We had a most enjoyable stay at this hotel, on our way to Hermanus. Great food, service and surroundings! Fireplace in bedroom was very special, as it was cold outside! We shall definitely visit again!”
  • What do our guests say about us

    “Beautiful setting in between the mountains. Lots of space for the children to run and play. Family friendly. Comfortable and clean accommodation. Good value for money. Lovely restaurant with hearty food. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Overall we enjoyed our stay and had good service.”

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