I was a little apprehensive about taking our little boy (nearly two) such a long way from home for a holiday, but that was quickly laid to rest once we arrived knowing the the owners, Mark and Colin had pretty much taken everything into consideration with regards to the things we needed - car seat, high chair, cot etc, but they went that bit further and contacted us beforehand to see if there were any special provisions needed.
The hospitality shown throughout our stay was second to none - we arrived as guests and left as friends.
The accommodation itself was to a very high standard - beautifully and tastefully decorated throughout. It's an old manor house that has been turned into a boutique B&B whilst retaining it original warmth and charm. Situated within around 10 mins car ride from city centre and short cheap bus ride too, it has most conveniences you'll need - a stunning quiet beach, restaurants, supermarkets, easy access to the main roads (and therefore non-Cape Town attraction) and one of the biggest shopping centres I've ever been to!
We were gutted to be leaving and hope to return to the fantastic country and the warmth and hospitality that Mark and Colin shared with us.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This Edwardian boutique guest house, Vrede Manor, is set in picturesque gardens, just 5km from Cape Town City Bowl and has been lovingly restored by its current owners, Colin and Mark, and boasts two superior en-suite rooms in the main house, and one luxury duplex studio apartment. The exquisite decor, together with Colin and Mark’s genial hospitality, not to mention the delightful company of the dogs, is the perfect place for the discerning traveller to relax and unwind in elegant and peaceful surroundings. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Vrede Manor Cape Town/Milnerton