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The Royal Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
33 Main St, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
The Royal Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Royal Hotel provides a lovely place to put up your feet and enjoy a gin & tonic on the stoep. There are a number of accommodation options in the sleepy town of Riebeek Kasteel, but the Royal is one that we really enjoyed. The staff are friendly, the rooms comfortable (Garden View Deluxe is best), the G&Ts are stunning,... More 

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Haarlem
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Picture this: crooner music to welcome you. And that welcome came with a smile. We finally managed to get the so wanted deluxe garden room. So you have your own terrace to enjoy the morning and afternoon sun. A spacious room overlooking the lush garden. Did you ever have a breakfast menu with a starter, main and desert? Yes, here... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got married in the area in March 2015. We booked out the entire 10 rooms in the hotel for my side of the family which were travelling from Ireland along with my groomsmen and their partners so we could all be in one place. All members of my party had a great time at the hotel. The food was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two enjoyable nights at the 'Royal'. We had a deluxe garden room, which was large, with air con and a TV (didn't have time to watch). What an enjoyable stay. The staff were superb, the food was lovely, (we ate there both nights), the hotel is very comfortable and relaxing, it was quiet at night, so we slept... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Freshly made home baked bread. preserves and jams made in the area. Freshly squeezed orange juice. Fireplaces to ward off the harsh winters. Clawed baths. Real English charm. Cape hospitality. Beautiful rooms. Helpful and customer focused staff. Good breakfasts and dinners. Many small restaurants that are great in the area. Olive oil haven. Fruit. Juices. Preserves. Chutney ' s. Hand... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was gorgeous, as if you were in a fairytale with all the pretty flowers and beautiful interior. The view from the garden is insanely beautiful! The food was great and all the people who worked there were very kind and helpful. I would definitely recommend the garden rooms, it makes you feel like a princess! But all the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a little Easter getaway and to celebrate my boyfriends birthday . It's a beautiful old dame , lovingly restored . Check in was easy and quick . Room lovely , bed only a double , but our fault as we didn't ask or check and with a 7 foot man .... Oops . A four poster... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Friendly reception as we arrived. Spacious rooms, fabulous bathroom! Breakfast was delicious - every morning. We also enjoyed a wonderful supper on our first night. Beautiful surroundings. Our stay was worth every minute - a 5 star experience indeed!

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manchester uk
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed 2 nights in February but 1 would have been better.This place should be full but on the 2nd night at dinner there was only one other couple in a cold and draughty dining area. However back to the check- in whereupon once again the room isn't ready so what better than to sit on the stoep and partake of... More 

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RoyalriebeekCapeTown, Owner at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jean B, We regret that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us. Although the TV's in the rooms are build-in we are in the process of changing them for flat screens. The toilet room of the bathroom of room 1 is not adjacent to any other room or bathroom. We have not had any leaking problems before... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stopped in Riebeek Kasteel for the weekend of 13 March as part of a wedding celebration. The Royal Hotel was a great choice due to its location (on the main road) and its facilities. Great rooms, service and a clean pool to cool down on a warm boland summer day. An "Inverroche" G&T on the "stoep" is a must!!... More 

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