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33 Main St, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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The Royal Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Riebeek Kasteel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Haarlem
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of the charming village of Riebeek Kasteel you'll find the colonial style The Royal Hotel. With the famous 'stoep' to see village life while enjoying your coffee or G&T, a tranquil, lush garden, a cozy lounge with a welcoming fireplace and the bar and restaurant, it is e real treat to spend the night (or nights) in... More

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Southern England
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Royal Hotel main building is traditional colonial style, with an impressive "Stoep". It is right by the centre of the small town, so easy to walk round the shops (mostly boutique style), cafes, bars and restaurants. We were welcomed with a drink and delicious cake. As it was a cold time of year, there were lots of log fires... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

After travelling from Paarl, we enjoyed a lovely cup of coffee at the hotel. After a 10km race we relaxed in the beautiful, tranquil garden overlooking the valley. A delicious pub lunch during the Springbok rugby match and a relaxed glass of wine in front of the cosy fire. Great food, great service and the lovely Charlotte Rhys bathroom products... More

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Riebeek-West, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Moira & I started with a G&T each (half price G&T from 5 - 6 pm) before moving to our table next to the fireplace for our wonderful 5 course dinner. Butternut cappuccino with toasted parsley biscotti started us on our way to heaven. This spicy butternut soup had a lovely creamy froth on top. I meant to ask chef... More

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Centurion, South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food at the Royal hotel Riebeeck kasteel was very tasty. I can recommend the chicken ballotine stuffed with peppadews and feta wrapped in bacon and served with mustard flavoured mashed potato's . The restaurant is small and cosy with a fireplace. The drinks were a bit pricey. Worth a try.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

When we needed to attend a wedding in Riebeek Kasteel we decided to spend a night at the Royal Hotel. The hotel came highly recommended and the website looked great. On arrival, we were slightly disappointed with the attention to detail with regards the check in, but once this was sorted we were escorted to our room. The room was... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed at the Royal Hotel for my Birthday. We had the most amazing experience. The hotel staff are warm and friendly. The rooms are lovely and cozy and the bathroom is luxurious. On the Friday we had the 5 course fine dining meal. It was delicious and more than enough food. It was so reasonably priced and would definitely... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed in the Royal Hotel during my leave in June - what an awesome experience. Staff was very friendly and the hotel is in top form. Best 5 course meal in a long time for only R98 - it's worth a visit - and if you arrive after 15h00 you only pay half price !!! I was impressed with... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have never had the opportunity of staying at the The Royal Hotel - Riebeek Kasteel, but have admired it many times, and if I could afford it, would most probably have been there already. I have also asked several friends and colleagues, and the feedback I got was excellent. Some feedback: “Excellent, feel like royalty, a must to visit”... More

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Strand, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We got married here 14years ago on the 1st of July. This hotel is like good red wine. It was great back then and just got better as years went by. Love the combination of the old world feel with combined with the luxury of modern day brilliant service. We have been back several times for lunch and a G&T.... More

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Address: 33 Main St, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Riebeek Kasteel
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Riebeek Kasteel

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