General

Unsurpassed luxury in the Classic Country House Tradition. 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 verandahs 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.

Go on, spoil yourself…

Fynbos Room – Room 1

Spacious ensuite with patio leading out onto garden, groundfloor, queen size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, victorian bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Court Room – Room 2

Spacious ensuite with patio leading out onto garden and electric fireplace, groundfloor, twin/double convertible king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, victorian bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request

Flamingo Room – Room 3

Spacious ensuite, ideal for honeymooners, view of front garden and swimming pool, upstairs or 1st floor, king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, victorian bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Madiba Room – Room 4

Spacious ensuite with rap-around balcony and view of front garden and swimming pool, upstairs or 1st floor, queen size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, victorian bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Sunbird Room – Room 5

Spacious ensuite with private balcony and view of side garden, upstairs or 1st floor, twin/double convertible king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, victorian bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Lady Elizabeth Room – Room 6

Spacious ensuite with private balcony and view of side garden, upstairs or 1st floor, king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, unique four-post pillar bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Loerie Room – Room 7

Spacious ensuite with an African theme, private balcony and view of side garden, upstairs or 1st floor, twin/double convertible king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, victorian bath, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Hugenot Room – Room 8

Spacious ensuite with 2 single beds, upstairs or 1st floor, electric fireplace, no balcony, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower, feature bathtub, air-conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer, colour TV with selected satellite channels, heated towel rails, bathrobes, mini-bar available on request.

Services and Facilities

  • Outdoor, salt water swimming pool
  • Outdoor tennis court – raquets and balls available
  • Secure off-street parking
  • Lush Country Garden
  • Lounge Bar
  • Award Winning Restaurant
  • Drawing room leading onto a sun-drenched Verandah
  • Games/Cigar Lounge
  • Authentic Wine Cellar
  • Room Service between 06h00 – 21h00
  • Porter Service and luggage storage facilities
  • Same day laundry and dry-cleaning services excluding Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
  • Valet Service
  • Turndown Service
  • Secretarial Service
  • Business facilities – fax, photocopy, email and Wireless connectivity at a nominal fee
  • Conference and banqueting facilities for up to 12 guests

For the Kids

  • Babysitting Facilities can be arranged by management
  • Board Games – 30 Seconds, Scrabble, Chess
  • Outdoor Games – Swingball, Croquet, Tennis and Swimming
  • In the area – Homely Farm, Boardwalk Games Centre, Oceanarium,
  • Out door Go-Karting, Paint Ball

The Restaurant, a highlight at one of the few remaining Victorian manor houses in Port Elizabeth. This understated country house, built in 1898, has put Port Elizabeth on the culinary map. Hacklewood Hill Country House has earned a reputation for its traditional english gardens, opulent interiors, silver service and excellent food.

The beautifully appointed Restaurant with it’s breathtaking brass candelabra, offers exceptional full English breakfasts, delectable light lunches and exquisite evening meals where guests are invited to select a vintage wine from the authentic wine cellar to compliment their meal.

Awards

2000: Diners Club International Merit Award

2001 – 2007: Five Star Hotel Award from the Tourism Grading Council South Africa

2002: Highly Commended certificate for a luxury lodge in South Africa from AA Travel Awards evening

2003: One of Wine Magazine’s Top 100 Restaurants

2004: Superior Choices Platinum Selection – Top 100 recommended restaurant in South Africa

2007: Chosen as a participant of the American Express Platinum Fine Dining Program