A Very Happy Birthday, Judy ! I'd like to say a few words on behalf of all the guests who've been staying in Hedge House over the years and to whom you and this place represents a home away from home in Cape Town. You mean so much to so many people, and I have returned here - now again escaping the frozen North of Scandinavia- many times. Our youngest, Philip , who's 13 , said just this morning that he prefers to stay - not in grand hotels but at Hedge House where he knows everybody, everybody knows him, there are the dogs, the pool - and Betty's kitchen ! What more could you wish for ? Betty's buns and omelettes are well known in our household, and always measured against the real thing - but I know I can never live up to the original. This is a happy, warm place and even if it is the most well known gate code in CT, one feels safe here.
I remember the first time I came - I had just arrived off the overnight flight and felt tired and jet lagged , and you just looked at me and said : you look like someone who could do with a good long walk and fresh air. And you then took me off to Kirstenbosch and marched me up the mountain ! You are a great reader of people, and this is such a professional but personal home which you let us all be part of - thank you so much, Judy.
Thank you so much for giving us such a delightful stay in your lovely home!
You have gone beyond the call of duty!
All the little extras ... homemade biscuits, roses etc did not go unnoticed.
We hope to be back in the not too distant future.
- Mary, John & Ian Campbell
Hospitable - a haven.
Great cheese scones - thank you!
- Lisa Lane
I have been staying here forever!
We had a great time!
Thank you, love Gabriella
- Grant Hart
Great service thank you!
Rusks were great!
- Maggy Matsheka
Many, many thanks for looking after us SO well!
- Charlotte Bradley
Thank you for a wonderful stay!
- Peter Skelton
Thank you Judy.
Everything was impeccable.