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White House Hotel
Strand, Western Cape

John PARKER: Architect

Date:1896
Client:CS Haylett
Type:Hotel
Status:Demolished

(PSB:27)

Translation of Dutch advertisement from Het Zuid Afrikaansche Jaarboek 1906:

SOMERSET STRAND.
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HAYLETT'S "WHITE HOUSE" HOTEL
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This First-class Hotel is well appointed for the comfort and convenience of visitors.

Large Drawing room, Comfortable Smoking Room and Large, Well-ventilated Billiard Room with a First-class Thurston Table.
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Beautiful Veranda and Balcony, 300 feet long, with uninterrupted views of the ocean and surrounding land.
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Bathrooms and other amenities for ladies and gentlemen in separate wings.

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Reasonable Prices

Reduced Tariffs for longer staying
visitors and for families.

Excellent cuisine and only the very best drinks and
cigars on offer.

C S HAYLETT, Owner

(Submitted by Lila Komnick, March 2018)

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.