Situated in South Africa`s picturesque Garden route, Eight Bells Mountain Inn lies at the foot of the Robinson Pass in the Outeniqua Mountain Range on the R328, between Mossel Bay which is 35km away, and Oudtshoorn which is 50km away.
The Inn`s proximity to the green coastal scenery of the Garden Route and the timeless Little Karoo with its natural wonders and mountain passes allowing for exploration of the Ostrich Farms, Cango Caves, Cheetah and Wildlife Ranch will make your visit to this region a truly memorable one.
Breakfast, consisting of a buffet and a cooked English breakfast, is served in The Oak Room Restuarant. Mid-morning and high tea served on the house.
Beverages, teatime treats, light snacks and a mini-a`la carte menu are available to guests throughout the day and is served in the gardens, at the pool or on our enclosed Patio.
Dinner in the The Oak Room Restuarant offers guests a choice of either an a`la carte or table d`hote menu. Our winelist has superb selection of 80 of South Africa`s finest wines with a carefully researched description of each wine.
The Bosun`s Whistle Pub opens in the evenings for resident guests.
A host of leisure and outdoor activities on the 400 acre estate include swimming, tennis, squash, bowls, billiards, horse riding and attractive walking trails.
Protea and wildflowers are a feature in the late autumn.
Facilities & Services:
- Babysitting Service
- Wine Tasting
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Horse Riding
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
Alpine timberlog cabins with the best mountain views and privacy, decorated In a subtle "Out of Africa" scheme. Only adults are accommodated in the cabins. Each cabin has it's own sundeck, underfloor heating and an air-conditioning unit.
A beautifully decorated Alpine timberlog cabin consisting of two bedrooms - 1 queen and I twin bedded - a bathroom with a shower above the bath and an elegantly furnished lounge.
Both bedrooms and the lounge have an air-conditioning unit and underfloor heating. A large sundeck extends across the front of the cabin commanding a picturesque view out over the mountains, Children under 10 years of age are not accommodated in the suite.
Bedrooms situated in a courtyard-style thatched wing with a pretty garden. Each bedroom leads out onto it's own enclosed patio and 4 of the bedrooms have their own external patio.
These bedrooms, decorated in a Kashmir scheme of burgundy, navy and cream shades, are thc most spacious of our room complement. The family suite and king bedded room have underfloor heating.
A thatched wing consisting of family suites and rondavels nestled near the bell-shaped swimming pool. Beautifully decorated in a scheme of jade and olive damask and fresh sunny fabrics. Two of the rondavels are ideal for honeymooners and one has underfloor heating.
A wing of north-facing bedrooms and 2 thatched rondavels enhanced by a quaint garden setting without a mountain view.
Rooms are decorated in soft olive green damask, daisy and Mirabelle fabrics; and the 2 rondavels in an East African theme. Both the rooms and rondavels have underfloor heating.
Accommodation is in the form of delightfully furnished en suite bedrooms, thatched rondavels and timberlog cabins, set in enchanting gardens shared by an abundance of birdlfe.
Eight Bells Mountain Inn Activities:
Outdoor facilites consists of:
* horse trails
* bowling green
* marked and colour coded
* a glass-back squash court
* the Rooster walking trails
* 2 all-weather tennis courts
* A bell shaped swimming pool - with small kiddies pool sunloungers and a thathced boma.
Hour long horse outrides are conducted by a guide twice a day, as well as paddock rides for beginners - weather permitting.
Donkey cart rides for the children take place once a a day after breakfast.
Eight Bells Mountain Inn Map:
Eight Bells Mountain Inn Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
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The whole atmospere at 8 Bells is so relaxing, the staff are so friendly and cannot do enough for you.
Rating: Reviewed by James Robertson over a year ago
No tea and coffee facilities in the room. The dinner and breakfast were not te be recommended. Staff friendly and helpful.
Rating: Reviewed by Margaret Bergh over a year ago
Very hospitable, well furnished & an excellent location.
Rating: Reviewed by Brendon Cowen over a year ago
Wonderful stopover, rooms very clean and comfortable, staff friendly and helpfull, food very good, hope to revisit sometime in the future.
Rating: Reviewed by Millard over a year ago