Amblewood Guest House Hout Bay Bed & Breakfast Accommodation, Cape Town

Amblewood Guest House

Bed & Breakfast at 43 Skaife Street, Hout Bay, 7808Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

About Amblewood Guest House

Amblewood Guest House offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the bustling village of Hout Bay. Each of the bedrooms has a private balcony or patio with magnificent views of the bay, harbour and mountain.

There is a place where you can relax, put your feel up and lose yourself in tranquil surroundings.

Amblewood Guest House is situated in the bustling village of Hout Bay just 20 minutes outside the beautiful city of Cape Town. Surrounded by mountains and with panoramic views of the bay and the ocean, Amblewood offers peace and tranquillity. The mature shrubs and trees in our garden attract many birds of different varieties including the Cape White Eye, Sunbirds, Guinea fowl and many more.

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

Our six en-suite bedrooms are individually and stylishly designed with great comfort in mind.

Each room has:
double or twin beds, all extra length
a television
tea tray

Enjoy your room's private balcony or patio, with magnificent views of the bay, the harbour and the famous Sentinel mountain.

Our spacious and sunny Loft Suite has a lounge area with TV and an extra large balcony - perfect for watching the sun set while sipping a glass of wine.


A full English and Continental breakfast is served in leisurely comfort on the pool deck, on warm summer mornings, or on the enclosed patio.

Attractions in the Area

Upmarket stores, curio shops, banks, cafes and restaurants are all within walking distance and the beach is 10 minutes away by car. Tourist attractions include The World of Birds, which is the largest bird and small mammal sanctuary in Africa, Chapman’s Peak Drive, the Sunday craft market and a variety of mountain hikes.

Seven golf courses are within easy driving distance, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is 15 minutes away and the Cape Winelands are 30 minutes by car. The V&A Waterfront and the Table Mountain cable car are around the corner!

Hout Bay boasts a beautiful and safe bathing beach and fine mountain walks with indigenous plants of over 1100 species - making it one of the richest botanical areas in the world. Proteas are among the many Fynbos species one finds in abundance.

Fishing charters, horse-riding, sailing and boat trips are easily arranged and we are happy to organise airport shuttles, car hire, restaurant bookings and day tours if needed.

We look forward to welcoming you to Amblewood Guest House, Hout Bay.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Amblewood Guest House)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.04111111077778
Longitude: 18.367222221555554

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 35km

Children policy
Children 12 years and older are welcome.

Listed on
April 2005 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

We stayed here in January for 2 nights in their Victorian room and it has magnificent views over the bay from the private balcony (we saw 3 whales) .. it...

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