One of the few remaining Victorian Manor houses in Port Elizabeth - Hacklewood Hill Country House, built in 1898 - is an elegant and stately residence set in the peaceful surroundings of the leafy suburb of Walmer.
Superbly decorated and exquisitely furnished with antiques, fine fabrics and beautiful paintings this 5* hotel offers 8 spacious bedrooms boasting unsurpassed luxury in the classic country house tradition.
The restaurant at Hacklewood Hill offers exquisite award winning dining in an elegant setting. The talented chef is passionate about creating dishes in generous portions to satisfy the most discerning of diners. In the true turn of the century traditon, silver service is the order of the day.
The Hacklewood Wine cellar is a delightful underground treasure trove, where guests are invited to browse an impressive selection of imported white wines and champagnes, as well as a rare collection of vintage reds.
A range of facilities adds to the overall appeal of Hacklewood Hill. Guests can enjoy a bracing game of tennis or croquet before languishing around the sparkling pool. An assortment of indoor games is also available.
The fragrant, leafy garden invites guests to immerse themselves in fresh floral scents, bright colours and cheerful birdsong for a truly relaxing experience.
Each of the spacious, air-conditioned bedrooms offers all the modern comforts while remaining in the elegant Victorian country house tradition. Each bedroom leads onto a private balcony overlooking the lush garden.
The elegance of the Victorian era is continued in the large en-suite bathrooms which offer feature bath tubs, separate showers, heated towel rails, terry towel bathrobes and candle sticks - a romantics' dream.
From the moment you enter your private enclave, you will relax and unwind.
Children aged 8 years and older are welcome. Rates available on request.
All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Hacklewood Hill can be included in you own dream holiday.
Stylish South Africa
Simbambili Game Lodge
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Hunter's Country House
The Garden Route
Lanzerac Hotel and Spa
The Cape Winelands
Queen Victoria Hotel
Destination: South Africa.
For a traditional yet luxurious safari holiday, look no further. Flying into and out of an exclusive private game reserve, you will stay in a safari lodge in the heart of a reserve which boasts the highest concentration of leopard in the world, explore the Garden Route from your base at a rustic 5* country house set on its own estate, stay on an historic wine estate in the heart of the Winelands, and finally let your senses be overcome by untold luxury in a boutique Cape Town hotel that is literally 'fit for a queen'.
This is a 14 night itinerary including Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, The Garden Route, The Cape Winelands and Cape Town.
*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.
Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.
Hacklewood Hill Location.
Directions For Drivers
From Port Elizabeth Airport: When exiting the Airport, turn left into Alistair Miller Drive. At the traffic lights turn left into Heugh Road until the next set of traffic lights. Turn right into 6th Avenue (6th Avenue Shopping Centre in on your right). At the next traffic lights, turn left into Main Road. Travel down Main Road until the traffic light intersection at 10th Avenue. Turn left into 10th Avenue (your landmark is a Shell Garage directly ahead). Take the first right into Prospect Road - Hacklewood Hill Country House is situated on the left-hand side of the road. Ring the buzzer at the front gate to be welcomed to Hacklewood Hill Country House.
From the Garden Route: Follow the N2 to Port Elizabeth. Once you see the signs for Port Elizabeth look for the City/William Moffat Expressway off-ramp. Go up the ramp in the right-hand lane and turn right at the top (you will then cross over the bridge). Keep in the center lane and go straight over the traffic lights after the bridge. At the major junction - go straight over Cape Road - you are now on the William Moffat Expressway. When the road narrows and you see the signs on your left for Walmer Park Shopping Center - turn left at these traffic lights onto Main Road. Follow the road straight along until you reach 10th Avenue (your landmark is a green BP petrol station on the right-hand side of 10th Avenue). Turn right into 10th Avenue - you will see Damelin College on your right-hand side. Take the first turning on the right into Prospect Road - you will see the Hacklewood Hill sign and the remote-controlled gate.
From Grahamstown/Eastern Cape Game Reserves: As you are travelling into Port Elizabeth on the N2 Highway you will see the overhead signs for Summerstrand/City/Walmer. Stay in the Walmer lane. At the end of the highway (there will be overhead boards advising the above and the harbour will be on your left) at the first set of traffic lights turn right into Walmer Boulevard/M9. There will be a fire station on your left. Continue until you reach 6th Avenue. At the traffic lights (6th Avenue/Heugh Road intersection) turn right into 6th Avenue and continue until you reach the next set of traffic lights. Turn Left into Main road and continue until you reach 10th Avenue (there is a BP Garage on the opposite left Corner). Turn left into 10th Avenue and the first road to your right is Prospect Road
From Addo: Take the R335 towards Port Elizabeth, and join the N2 still heading towards Port Elizabeth. Follow the directions as above from Grahamstown/EC Game Reserves.
General Information For Guests
All rooms have air conditioning, a hair dryer, a lounge area, satellite/cable TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, a fan, a mini bar, a fireplace, a safe, tea/coffee making facilities and a veranda. The en-suite bathrooms have a bath tub, separate shower and heated towel rails.
The property has a swimming pool with sun loungers and a tennis court. Rackets and balls are availabe from the Reception area. There is also a guest lounge area, restaurant and bar.
Secure parking is available.
Credit cards are accepted.
Room service is offered (on request).
High tea is served in the restaurant or garden (additional cost).
The hotel is approximately 3 km from Port Elizabeth Airport.
The reception area is manned 24 hours. Porter service and luggage storage facilities are available on request.
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