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The Trail House
Ranked #5 of 8 Betty's Bay B&B and Inns
Reviewed 21 May 2013

The Trailhouse is excellent value for money.Comfortable, clean rooms with a lovely view from every room. Fransel is a great hostess and very helpful with advice when you ask her. The mountain walks and fynbos are to die for and the garden has a lovely braai area that guests are allowed to use. The dining room is great as you have facilities to warm up a take away or sit and read. Thanks for a great visit.

Room Tip: It is a great place if you like bird watching, nature walks, lovely views and hospitality. Expect gr...
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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Just as stunning as the view to the Atlantic Coast is Fransel's WELCOMING HOSPITALITY. A great down to earth place to stay she offers and her warm personality makes you feel at home in an instant. Fransel's lovely B&B is on the slope of the mountains, just at the beginning of Rod's trail, an easy walk with breathtaking views over the Atlantic, leading to the botanical gardens where awaits you more very promising hikes, including one climbing to large WATERFALLS. So don't believe the Rough Guide calling Betty's Bay unattractive!!! It's PENGUIN COLONY at Stony Point is larger then the one at Boulders, and surely the rocks and Atlantic Ocean give it a dramatic backdrop, not to mention that the place lacks the hordes of tourists, giving it a much more natural feeling. Returning to Fransels she loves to hear about your adventures, reacting with her great humor. I guess bringing kids and pets are no problem since she has both. Fransel, thnx for your TLC and the great time we spent at your place!

Room Tip: Any room is more than sufficient, large and clean, but don't expect posh luxory, it is called Tr...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 September 2016
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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 May 2016
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Room Tip: Choisir une chambre avec vue sur la mer
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  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile
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Stayed: October 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: 2638 Pipe Road, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Betty's Bay
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Ranked #5 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Betty's Bay
Price Range: £24 - £29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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