The Historic Pig and Whistle Inn
268 Kowie Road, 6166 Bathurst, South Africa – Show map
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The Historic Pig and Whistle Inn was built in 1821 by a British Settler Thomas Hartley. It was originally used as a forge but after a while the settler realized he could make more money running an Inn and selling passing tradesmen beer. The Inn was up and running by 1832 and was aptly named The Bathurst Inn. In 1840 after Mr Hartley died his wife Sarah kept the Inn going and made it famous throughout the Cape. Years later during the Second World War the Royal Airforce developed a base in the area ( now known as 43 Air School) It was during this time that the homesick pilots began calling the Inn, The Pig and Whistle , which was the name of their local watering hole back home. Years later still the Inn is still up and running in full force. Many of the rooms have been redone but still retain their settler charm as they are furnished with all the old antiques past down through generations of the Inn's owners.
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The staff speaks English
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- BBQ Facilities
Pets are not allowed.
- Pool Table
- Fitness Center
Food & Drink
- Restaurant with Dining Menu
- Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
- Packed Lunches
- Meeting/Banquet Facilities
- Souvenir/Gift Shop
- Shops (on site)
- Non-smoking Rooms
- Designated Smoking Area
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 5 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All children from 5 to 12 year are charged ZAR 175 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
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