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A Charming Wedding Venue

The romantic Houw Hoek Hotel is your ideal wedding venue. We are peacefully positioned in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve, with a panoramic backdrop of mountains and ponds. Our romantic setting of picturesque natural beauty makes this a photographer’s paradise. This is a beautiful venue for a winter wedding.

We will tailor your special day to suit your exact needs and offer a variety of options that can be tailored to your budget. Just let us know your requirements. Our friendly and efficient staff will ensure that your wedding is a wonderful and memorable experience.

Please contact our event coordinator with any questions or if you have any custom requirements. We also have a range of reliable suppliers that can help you create your perfect wedding.

We are a leisurely 80km from Cape Town and 75km from Cape Town International Airport, convenient for all your guests.

We can sleep up to 185 guests.

Experienced Staff

Our friendly and efficient staff will pay attention to every detail to ensure that your special day is wonderful in every way.

Many food menu options

Our chefs can create any menu you may desire and we will quote accordingly. Alternatively, you may want to choose between one of our many set menus or our delicious buffet menu. As soon as we have your guest count, date of your wedding and type of food you desire, we will forward you menu samples.

Many Venues to choose from

The Houw Hoek Hotel is the oldest licensed hotel in South Africa and the original buildings have a wonderful charm. Each individual wedding venue has retained its original character and offers all the facilities required to make your wedding a very special day. Our garden weddings are set on our rolling lawns with a panoramic mountain backdrop. Should your celebrations include music or dancing, we have the perfect venue, for both day and night.

Most popular venues

The Barn – up to 150 guests (not available on Saturdays)

Ou Kaapse Hoek – up to 250 guests

The Wedding Package

Please contact us with your planned wedding date, estimated number of guests and any special requirements. We will send you a quotation and all the necessary information to plan your perfect wedding day.

We can also recommend all sorts of service providers: florists, photographers, musicians, and suppliers of stretch tents, gazebos, draping and décor.

  • Included in package:
    • Catering during wedding reception
    • Venue hire
    • Tables and chairs
    • Service Staff
    • White table linen and serviettes
    • Hotel’s cutlery, dishes and glasses
  • Not included in package:
    • Lunch, room service orders or any other meals
    • Table linen and serviettes other than those of the
    • Cutlery, dishes and glasses other than those of the hotel
    • All wedding décor
    • Any hired items for the ceremony or reception
    • All beverages
    • Flowers
    • Wedding cakes
    • Photographers
    • Service gratuity
    • Photographers:

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Room Rates

Includes Breakfast. No group discounts.

ONE NIGHT STAY (per night)
Per Person Single

R1 190

Per Person Sharing R725
Extra Adult Sharing R300
Up to 2 Children (under 12 years) Sharing FREE
Extra Child (under 12 years) Sharing R125

TWO NIGHT STAY (per night)
Per Person Single R1 050
Per Person Sharing R640
Extra Adult Sharing R300
Up to 2 Children (under 12 years) Sharing FREE
Extra Child (under 12 years) Sharing R125

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    N2, Houw Hoek, Grabouw 7160
    Western Cape, South Africa

    TEL: +27 (0)28 284 9646
    CELL: +27 (0)87 814 1226


    -34.204544, 19.151316