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2009 Piet Retief Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Victorian Cow and Riebeek Kasteel was most certainly the highlight of our holiday. The room has absolutely everything you need, with many added items very often overlooked at other establishments. The room is beautifully decorated, the bed is fantastic, the bathroom perfect, I cannot fault anything at the Victorian Cow, for me, a 5 star establishment and very well... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a wonderful time at the Victorian Cow. It had everything we needed. A beautiful bath, large shower, free Wi-fi and an exquisite garden. There was a kettle in the room with tea and coffee and fresh milk every day. Hanniki is a thoughtful and caring hostess and made us feel very well looked after! The champagne on arrival... More

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Hanniki B, Owner at The Victorian Cow, responded to this review

Thank you very much for all your kind words, they are much appreciated and it was such a pleasure to have you at The Victorian Cow for 3 days! I am looking forward to see you both again and spoil you some more! All the best and take care! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Our hostess Hanniki is great and she made our stay extra special. It was our anniversary and we arrived to a delicious bottle of bubbles. Everything from the room to the location to the delicious breakfast. I'll definitely visit again :)) there is a lot to see and do in this town.

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Hanniki B, Owner at The Victorian Cow, responded to this review

Dear Sylvie! Thank you very much for your review of The Victorian Cow! It was special to have you staying here for your Anniversary and hopefully i will have the privilege to share in the 10 Year Celebration next year!!! It was wonderful to meet you, and experience your contentment and happiness! Hope to see you in 2015! More

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It was our first time in, what seemed to us, a hidden valley. The drive into Riebeek Kasteel boasts an endless view of vineyards, friendly town-folk and wine stores. Upon arrival into the town, we were met by Hanniki who welcomed us with a cappuccino at her French-influenced Café Boulevard. Having not yet seen our room, we had no idea... More

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London, UK
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The Victorian Cow is a room unlike any other in the Swartland. It’s more a room that you’d expect to find in a sumptuous French ‘hÔtel’. Think grand excess of ornament and orderliness that harks back to a time when a bare room was a sign of poor taste. From the immense four-poster bed to the free-standing bath tub; from... More

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Hanniki B, Owner at The Victorian Cow, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write a review of your stay at The Victorian Cow! It was lovely to be able to share in your Anniversary and get to know you better! Your are such a vibrant couple and I sincerely hope that you will be able to come back next year for another Anniversary Celebration in... More

IlkleyWYorksEngland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Our third visit to this heavenly place and it's as wonderful as ever. Hanniki makes you feel so special and we so enjoy being in her beautiful place. We travel a lot in South Africa during our 6 week holiday each year and this is one of the very best. The Victorian Cow is one of the most comfortable places... More

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

After a long day's drive it was so nice to be welcomed at the Victorian Cow by our charming hostess Hanniki and shown to our suite which was jam-packed with Victoriana. A very nice touch was a complimentary bottle of wine left in our room. The breakfast was really exceptional with many nice touches, designed by Hanniki. The town of... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I had the most lovely two night stay at the Victorian Cow in March when visiting Riebeek Kasteel for a wedding. As soon as I walked into the room I knew I had made the right choice. The room was like living in a fairytale and the attention to detail was incredible. As a single girl going to another wedding... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Our first time in Riebeek Kasteel was made perfect by our choice of accommodation. From my early email enquiries and subsequent email chats with Hanniki, the owner, I knew I had made the best choice! The Victorian Cow is a cute and charming guesthouse located about a km away from the main road. Our room was spacious and ornately decorated... More

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IlkleyWYorksEngland
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37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We returned to stay at The Victorian Cow for 2 nights this year and it was yet again a wonderful experience. The suite is beautifully furnished with such attention to detail and with all the lovely furnishings and.the big bed so comfortable - you feel you are in another world. The weather was perfect and we ambled slowly into the... More

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Address: 2009 Piet Retief Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Riebeek Kasteel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2

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