Imagine a bygone era of colonial charm, good conversation and fine dining - now let us take you there. Hacklewood Hill Country House
is a luxurious 5 star hotel situated in Walmer, Port Elizabeth. Indulge in an exclusive getaway and experience individually decorated bedrooms, large Victorian bathrooms, private verandas overlooking the magnificent gardens and cosy fireplaces. If that isn`t enough, let our cordon bleu Chef thrill your palate with exquisite meals in The Restaurant. Hacklewood Hill Country House is also home to an exclusive conference venue, The Garden Room.
One of the few remaining Victorian Manor houses in Port Elizabeth – Hacklewood Hill Country House, built in 1898, is an elegant and stately residence set in the peaceful surroundings of the leafy suburb of Walmer. Superbly decorated and exquisitely furnished with antiques, fine fabrics and beautiful paintings this 5-star hotel offers 8 spacious bedrooms boasting unsurpassed luxury in the classic country house tradition.
Accommodation at Hacklewood Hill Country House
Enjoy utmost privacy and comfort in luxurious surroundings and awaken to the gentle twittering of a Sunbird and the aroma of freshly baked muffins. The individually decorated, spacious en-suite bedrooms offer the ultimate in classic understated luxury and style. From the moment you enter your private enclave, you will relax and unwind.
Each of the spacious, air-conditioned bedrooms offers all the modern comforts while remaining in the elegant Victorian country house tradition. Each bedroom leads onto a private balcony overlooking the abundant English garden. The elegance of the Victorian era is continued in the large en-suite bathrooms which offer feature bath tubs, separate showers, heated towel rails, terry towel bathrobes and candle sticks - a romantics` dream.
In-room facilities/amenities include:
- Feature bathtubs
- Separate showers
- Heated towel rails
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Mini-bar and fridge - stocked on request
- Electronic mini-safe`s
- Colour TV with selected Satellite channels
- Bathrobes and slippers
- Duvets and fine percale linen
Guest Amenities and Services at Hacklewood Hill Country House
Leisure facilities at Hacklewood Hill Country House include a salt water swimming pool with private lounging areas and a tennis court.
- Secure off-street parking
- 24 Hour reception
- 24 Hour room service
- Porter service and luggage storage facilities
- Same-day laundry and dry-cleaning services (except Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
- Valet service
- Room turndown service
- Secretarial service
- Business facilities - fax, photocopy and e-mail
- Airport and city transfers at a nominal fee
- Wining and dining at Hacklewood Hill Country House include a Lounge Bar, for teas, sundowners or cocktails, a restaurant, veranda, a smoking lounge, a wine cellar, which boasts an authentic collection of fine, vintage South African wines.
The Restaurant offers a combination of fine cordon bleu cuisine, starched white linen, cut glass and silver and an impressive collection of vintage wines.
The Hacklewood Restaurant
Within the walls of Hacklewood Hill Country House lies a true culinary gem waiting to be discovered. The Restaurant at Hacklewood Hill Country House invites discerning diners to experience exquisite cordon bleu cuisine in true turn of the century tradition. The beautifully appointed restaurant boasting Victorian period pieces, silver service and magnificent brass candelabra takes the diner back to an elegant bygone era whilst they dine on five-star cuisine.
The restaurant serves scrumptious full English breakfasts, delectable light lunches and exquisite evening meals. The Hacklewood wine cellar is a delightful underground treasure trove. Here guests are invited to browse an impressive selection of imported white wines and champagnes, as well as a rare collection of vintage reds.
Sumptuous breakfasts are served from 07h00 to 10h00 daily, while light lunches are served between 12h00 and 14h00 and dinner is available between 19h00 and 22h00.
The Restaurant at Hacklewood is the proud recipient of 5 American Express Fine Dining Awards and has won Gold in the Diners Club International WIne List Awards.