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Reviewed 19 February 2013

We attended a wedding in the Elgin Valley and stayed at Villa Exner. The location is quiet central.
The staff was super friendly, the breakfast amazing and the facilities really great.
The only negative is that there is no cable TV in the rooms, but there is a DVD player with a TV screen.
They really take great care in the small detail and I would most definitely recommend this as my preferred stay-over destination in Grabouw.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Sascha S, Owner at Villa Exner, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2013

Many thanks for your review, it was a pleasure to welcome you at Villa Exner.
Just as an advice, only our Double rooms don't have satellite TV; From Luxury King rooms contain satellite TV, mini bar fridge, ironing station, laptop sized safe, King bed and a lot more space as well as direct garden access. Generally, our Double rooms are designed for a shorter stay and to offer a most cost-effective accommodation by offering slightly less amenities.
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

Wasn't expecting such luxury at the back of Grabouw but Villa Exner was a treat! The hosts are lovely, the service impeccable and the breakfast was great!

Spacious room and bathroom, comfortable bed and very pretty grounds. Would definitely recommend - great for an Elgin Valley wedding weekend accommodation.

Room Tip: Room 11 was just great!
  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 February 2013

It is 1am on my honeymoon and I am lying in bed at Villa Exner being treated to the snoring of our neighbours in the room next door. The house, pool and rooms are beautiful and the owners very friendly. I would just echo feedback regarding the thin walls, as you too may find yourself writing reviews to keep yourself occupied until you're tired enough to sleep through the neighbours snoring.

Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 January 2013

Wanted to explore the Elgin Valley area and all that it has to offer. The Villa Exner was certainly a great place to be based. It provided a environment that was very relaxing with great food and a service that was excellent. The rooms have been fitted out to a high standard and are pleasing to the eye. There is a lovely swimming pool within the garden that has been beautifully landscaped.We were provided with some very useful advice about the area and where to explore, as a result we stayed an extra night. A most enjoyable stay.
Tony & Liz

Room Tip: We had a luxury room that had a shower and a bath in one of the annex's a short distance from the main building. Had its own terrace that was screened with plants.
  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

We originally booked in for Friday and Saturday night but so loved the place stayed the Sunday night-it was my sons wedding weekend which made it more special-run as one would expect by a German family-proffessional and beautifully decorated but not pretentious-we have lareday committed to goping back in winter-stunning place in a very quiet area in the valley,
Trevor M and Amanda.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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