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Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

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N1, 12 km south of Colesberg | Karoo, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
Kuilfontein Stable Cottages
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, I and 2 friends found this a very welcoming place for an overnight stay. After a long car journey it was wonderful to be able to stretch our legs by enjoying a long late afternoon walk around the farm, making the acquaintance of the cows and horses followed by Jingles the tame squirrel and sundowners in the courtyard.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third stay over and as per usual the dinner was delicious, the room (stables) was cosy and comfortable and Penny is always a wonderful host. This is always one of our higlights when roadtripping.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 3rd and 4th visit to this charming overnight accommodation - right outside Colesberg. We stayed at The Paddocks - Kuilfontein self-catering section - and was, once again, treated extremely well. We were welcomed by Evelyn, the always friendly and super efficient manager. We stayed at The Last Fling - accommodation for 2 people. The other units are... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We absolutely LOVED the night we spent there, and could easily have stayed more nights. I would have loved to spend more time taking photos of the landscapes around there. The kids saw a brand new lamb which was amazing to see. The food was spectacular… I had the lamb curry for supper which was amazing, and the boys enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Paddocks, with 4 year old and tiny baby. Very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful surrounds and sunsets. Dinner was served at our unit and really tasty (highly recommended). Will definitely be back when we drive down to the Cape again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great place to overnight between Johannesburg and Cape Town. Just off the N1 not quite halfway it is an oasis in the Karoo. Big plus is an excellent dinner - congratulations to the chef. Very hospitable staff to look after you. Also has great selfcatering units with a view.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely surprise! Comfortable rooms, crisp white linens, great feather pillows and what a warm welcome. The gathering at the bar, meeting the other interesting guests, it felt like home. The dinner was excellent, good wine recommendation, we slept well had a good breakfast, home baked bread to die for. We did not get to know the rest of... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My only regret is that we weren't there longer than one night. Perfect spot to kick back and relax in a country setting that is peaceful and beautiful for it's simplicity. The rooms...formerly horse stables..are comfortable and quiet. Nothing grand and ostentatious because that would take away from the serenity! And there was no WiFi or Internet! Sounds absolutely barbaric,... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Kuilfontein Stable Cottages in Colesberg was recommended to me by a friend. What a gem! It is a very well run family business. Warm and friendly service and hosts that fully understands a travellers needs. The old converted stable quarters are beautiful and comfortable. It has a lovely homely feel. Both dinner and breakfast was delicious. I can assure you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A true pearl highly recommended to anyone traveling between Johannesburg (Gauteng) and Cape Town! Very nicely restored from old stables on this farm, backed by excellent service and attentive personal care by owner Penny. We booked late, so had the last room available, Danny Boy. Even this was nicely sapcious with an excellent bathroom. Please spend time in the bar... More 

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