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“A piece of Heavan on Earth”
Pool in garden....a photographer paradise
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Pool in garden....a photographer paradise
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11 reviews
Pool in garden....a photographer paradise
Autumn colors in garden
Sign on main road
Master bedroom
Antique furniture in master bedroom
Verandah bedroom
Lounge with library & fireplace
Cottage entrance
More garden photos
Azalease in Spring
Garden splendor in September
Dogwoods at it's peak
Azalea reflection in garden pool
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Hogsback, Eastern Cape

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wendy1968...
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
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“A piece of Heavan on Earth”
Reviewed 27 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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I travelled to Hogsback with friends where we enjoyed a wonderful weekend at Back o the Moon. The accomodation was fantastic. The cottage was perfect - and the owner even lit a fire for us when the evenings cooled down .We loved the garden tours - especially because "our " garden was one of the gardens on show. Thank you on behalf of the 6 ladies who had a great weekend in a beautiful, peaceful and serene "home away from home". Thank you to our lovely owners who made sure that we enjoyed our stay. They were eager to help us with advise on visiting local sites, and we loved the warm muffins each morning!I recommend this accomodation to those who want to find calmness and peace. Thank you so much, Norma. Wendy Matthews

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“First Anniversary Holiday ”
Reviewed 27 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

My Wife and I stayed here for our first wedding anniversary and absolutely loved it! It came highly recommended from my parents who have stayed before and received the same world class experience, a real cottage feel away from any noise or light pollution! I highly recommend this for anyone looking for comfortable accommodation in Hogsback. The establishment feels like a home and all the comforts that come with! We will be coming back soon!

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335lebret...
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Enchanting old cottage in a forest garden”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
1
person found this review helpful

The Back o the Moon Cottage is about 80 years old. Wooden floors, some stunning period pieces of furniture, and a huge fireplace in the lounge. All set in an enchanting and totally private garden. It was a delight to return from forest walks and relax in front of a warm fire in the evenings. The cottage, despite its distinctive olde worlde charm, was very comfortable and well equipped (with a gas and an electric stove), a full bathroom and a separate shower room with basin and toilet, and every conceivable comfort from electric blankets to hundreds of books. An absolute delight for those who appreciate the kind of beauty that Hogsback has to offer. Thanks so much to Norma and Derek for sharing this gem with others.

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Liked best: The olde world charm and privacy
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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