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Le Petit Karoo Ranch

Caves Road, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Ranked #29 of 65 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great location and view of surrounding countryside. Close to cango caves , ostrich show farm and wildlife park and a few minutes drive from town. Not well managed( manager or owner was away when we stayed) No staff on site to greet upon arrival or departure- we had to hang around till someone came so we could pay before we... More

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great brak river RSA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A superb spot onto of a Karoo Hill. A warm and friendly welcome by Pascal le Francais, and on pre-booking some superb French cuisine, familial and tasty, in the Lapa or soon in a new clean small restaurant with MANY VIEWS... Scrumptious breakfast can be served in your room or private deck, or sheltered lounge near by. Accommodation in the... More

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George, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Over rated ,paid in full and walked out, tiny tent no fridge, no braai ,the honeymoon tent was worse than the standard tent. Renovations going on so all you heard was drilling and workers, nothing pretty about the place and well over priced.Would not recommend this establishment.

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HESTIN, Owner at Le Petit Karoo Ranch, responded to this review

Hello sorry for your unconfortable days, please contact us we receive this price last week kind regards Pascal Celebrate Your Certificate of Excellence! TripAdvisor is delighted to award Le Petit Karoo Ranch with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence. This prestigious award recognises businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers. Showcase it to guests and staff with pride! Le... More

London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We arrived in Oudtshoorn late in the afternoon and after trying to book somewhere to stay Pascal answered and managed to provide us with two rooms. Beautiful is the only way to describe the view from our rooms, Pascal is a great and welcoming host who directed us to where we could have dinner. Breakfast was served on the "stoep"... More

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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed here for one night and chose Le Petit Karoo for its location close to the Cango Caves and Cango Animal Farm. We had originally booked the luxury tent but as it was very breezy Pascal showed us the solid room option, which still had amazing views from the private verandah. We had read about the steep drive up... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The perfect place to stay if you want to explore the many activities in this part of the world and come back to a beautifully cooked meal served on your own balcony overlooking the small village against the stunning backdrop of the mountains. it was extremely hot, but the room was nice and cool.

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Schio, Italy
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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We spent there one night in January 2012 and we will never forget that experience! Few tents completely surrounded by the bush let you feel the nature. But you're just few km away from Oudtshoorn on one side and the Cango Caves on the other side. The owner and staff are all very friendly and they'll make your stay relaxing... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We stayed here for a night in the tent accommodation. It was a beautiful place with views of the mountains and surrounding terrain. The property itself was charming; with horses, birds, beautiful natural landscape, and an covered open-air communal area to brai or enjoy a glass of wine. There was also a nice little swimming pool. We loved our outdoor... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Definitely a place to come back. The breathtaking views, the kind staff and the peace in that place were just great. Plus they are situated in a very strategic position in the area. If they cook, the food is delicious.

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Paris, France
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17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We spend one night in a room at "Le petit Karoo". We were initially supposed to stay in a Tent but the weather was wet and cold, so Pascal kindly offer to move us to a more traditional room (with heated matress). The room was well appointed and the bathroom even had a jacuzzi. The only downside will be that... More

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Address: Caves Road, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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Situated on top of a hill, Le Petit Karoo Ranch welcomes you in a beautiful nature setting. Come and spend a night in our bush tents. Each tented deck faces the Swartberg. We also have 2 family rooms and 2 double rooms. All rooms and tents have a Jacuzzi. Breakfast and dinner are served on our big deck where you can enjoy the panoramic view. ... more   less 
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