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The Historic Pig & Whistle Hotel

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268 Kowie Road, Bathurst 6166 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Meeting Rooms
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All reviews the pub pig whistle salad well worth a visit enjoyed our stay great meal bobotie shared facilities local residents hearty breakfast great atmosphere burger value for money place to stay pot pie locals history
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pub has that wonderful 'aura' that only comes with time. If you are in to chrome and glass, well, it's not for you. Very friendly staff, exceptionally good prices and great home style food is what it takes to stay in business for over...More

Thank LloydMacklin
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lloyd Thank you for your wonderful review, we try very hard to hold on to the "old" look and feel of this heritage treasure. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience. Please visit again, perhaps a weekend stay. Pretty shortly we will be...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very quaint country town pub! The food is good and there were a lot of stories being told in the bar...some more believable than others. If you are passing be sure to stop and refresh yourself at the Pig!More

Thank HowardM1159
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 6 September 2018

Greetings Howard, thankyou for your delightfully frank review, our locals will certainly smile and nod at your comment!! We have tried very hard to retain the old feel with modern amenities so we are thankful when this is noticed. We look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stayed here for one night. Enjoyed the great pub food at above expected quality.The price quality ratio is extremely good. Rooms are spations and clean. As indicated the bathrooms were on the corridor but of good quality. Unique experienceMore

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Thank DickUdB
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Dick Thank you for your positive review. We note that although we have en-suite rooms, you elected to stay in one of the historic rooms. These were the original 186 year-old rooms used when the Inn was founded. We are pleased you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great atmosphere and accommodation, especially if you are just wanting to get away for some well needed rest and relaxation. Friendly staff and just a wonderful place to stay. The room was nice and spacious with a fantastic en-suite, breakfast well worth it and there...More

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Thank Bruce S
Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Bruce Thank you for your wonderful complete review. We are sure your wife best you because you were in relaxed mode! At our Inn we have tried to maintain an old feel without sacrificing comfort. We look forward to your return visit. The Bathurst...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Christmas in July, interesting bellidance and comedy very nice. The bed was very good clean linen , electric heating in the bed I did like it!!! Breakfast egg benedict best I ever had Service very friendly and helpful

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Response from GavinCame, Owner at The Historic Pig & Whistle HotelResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for spending time with us and taking the time to write the review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the event and the food. Join us for the Bathurst Country Affair and the Bathurst Agricultural show. We would love to host you again.

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David Bristow's latest Book "Been there Done That" (Struik March 2011) rates the Pig and Whistle as a unique place to Stay, Eat, Drink. It appears as number 33 of his top 50!! The Pig & Whistle Inn has 10 More beautifully restored rooms with magnificent antiques. There are 4 en-suite rooms and the 6 traditional original rooms with communal bathrooms. All rooms have recently been equipped with new beds and Percale linen. The first owner, Thomas Hartley, built this house in 1821, a three story dwelling with 2 bedrooms on the top floor. The original rooms are rooms 5 and 6 in this Old Settler Inn. We are now rated number one in Bathurst on Trip Adviser. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$28 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Bathurst Inn Pig & Whistle
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Bathurst
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$28 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Bathurst Inn Pig & Whistle
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Bathurst
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Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (26)
Dining (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Room Tips
"we didnt attempt to use wifi. Exhausted after a really long trip. Great comfortable beds. Big bath/shower...."
973joyh
6 Nov 2017
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"Room 1 was great"
AngelaBax
31 Dec 2016
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"try to get a room with a bathroom"
cobusTheunissen
12 Jul 2016
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"If you want an en-suite room, you need to specify that."
JillM757
4 Sep 2015
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