Montagu has a number of the finest Cape Dutch houses. Most of these thatched roof houses date from the years 1853 to 1870. It is generally accepted that Joubert House situated in Long Street, built in 1853, is the oldest house in Montagu. In 1983 it was restored to its former glory, and as a section of the Montagu Museum, it depicts the lifestyle of the late 19th century.
Montagu, once known as Agter Cogman Kloof¯, lies between the Keisie and Kingna rivers which join at the western extremity of the town. In the 19th century the only exit to the West was through Cogmans Kloof.
Now Montagu in the heart of Route 62 attracts many visitors who enjoy the scenery and buildings of a bygone era. In Montagu there is a variety of superb overnight accommodation and excellent restaurants. As the mountain Mecca of the Western Cape, Montagu is the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside.
In the morning a full breakfast is served, either outside on the terrace under the vines of indoors in the cosy breakfast room. Breakfast is a feast with a variety of fresh fruits, yogurt, home-made bread, freshly squeezed orange-juice, cold meats and cheeses, eggs prepared on order.
Enjoy a dip in our swimming pool in the lush garden. There are secluded and shady corners where you can relax, read a book or sample the Montagu wine. For those wishing to bask in the Montagu sunshine, there are plenty of sun lounges. After all, this part of the Western Cape is renowned for its fabulous climate.
Enjoy the atmosphere of CAPE DUTCH living. Room with a high ceiling (cool in summer) and wooden flooring. This room is furnished with antiques. Bedroom with queen size bed, bar-fridge and electronic safe, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facility, a fan for those sunny summer days and a heater & electric blanket for the chilly winter nights. WI-FI HOT SPOT. Spacious bathrooms with shower and (small) bath.
2 Comfort Garden Rooms
Complete privacy with separate entrance and private patio. Contemporary room decorated with African touches. Spacious bedroom with queen size bed and DSTV, bar-fridge and electronic safe, WI-FI HOT SPOT. Air conditioning (cooling and heating), electric blanket for the chilly winter nights. Spacious bathroom with hairdryer & shaver point, large walk-in shower.
2 Deluxe Garden Rooms
Pamper yourself with privacy and a luxurious room furnished in contemporary African style. Imagine French doors leading onto a private veranda. Bedroom with extra length twin beds, bar fridge, fireplace, electronic safe, DSTV. Walk-in closet/dressing room with ample space for your luggage, WI-FI HOTSPOT. Air conditioning (cooling and heating), electric blanket for the chilly winter nights. Spacious bathroom with hairdryer & shaver point, large walk-in shower, bath, double vanity unit and separate toilet.
Children older than 12 years are welcome and will be charged as adults.
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