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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   139 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Ranked #6 of 65 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Werner V Mechelen, Belgium
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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Mechelen, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent B&B, beautiful clean comfortable rooms, central location in interesting oudtshoorn, nice pub wuth a fireplace. The owner had very useful tips (culinary, touristical eg definitely do the kangoo caves adventure tour..) which made our stay even more pleasant. Breakfast was better than the average, not only the usual eggs etc, eg the freshly baked bread ( every morning) was... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were doing a little road trip along R62 and stayed at the The Gumtree for 2 nights. We were met with a warm friendly face of Linda who showed us to our room which was nicely decorated and cosy. The B&B was in a super location and we managed to take in the Cango Caves and... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TL;DR version = Pleasant accommodations. Good location. Great food. Fun owners. We were a rowdy group of five that continually put our accommodations and hosts to the test wherever we went in Africa. Phil and Linda did not disappoint. The rooms were nice - nothing extravagant, but clean and recently renovated with many noticeable nice touches. The breakfasts were some... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I came to Oudtshoorn for a gymnastics competition and we stayed here for 2 nights and it was wonderful. Phil was expecting us when we arrived and our room was ready. The room was lovely and spacious with a gorgeous view. The breakfast was amazing with definitely the best bacon and eggs we have ever had :-)... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent an unscheduled stop in Oudtshoorn and by chance found the lovely Gumtree B&B and its delightful owners Phil and Linda. They made me so welcome with very warm hospitality. My room was very well appointed, cosy and warm on a cold Karoo winter night. They even have electric blankets! Everything was immaculate and the breakfast was delicious. A... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit at gumtree a lot, because of the warm welcome, the nice rooms, the wonderful breakfast with food from the region, the excellent location, the very good service and helpful information provided by Phil and Linda.

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a superb BnB located in the centre of Oudtshoorn with walking distance to a host of restaurants The rooms are top class and excellent value for money Host gets 5star rating for making one welcome Will definitely go back Good idea to book in advance as this is a popular place

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

One of the best places I have ever stayed at. Warm welcome and excellent service from the owners. We stayed in the cottage and it was absolutely stunning. The rooms are beautifully decorated. And the breakfast was awesome! Will definitely visit again.

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We only stayed here one night but we loved the place and wished we could have stayed longer. The breakfast was the best we had on our trip through South Africa with lots ot local produce and the rooms was quiet and spacious with everything you need and very helpful and friendly staff.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We enjoyed the stay in very clean and neat rooms. The breakfast was a real surprise. From fruit, yogurt, cereal, local cheese and condiments to a choice of a hot breakfast. Owners are very friendly and keen to help. We enjoyed the stay and will be back.

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Address: 139 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gumtree 3*
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The Gumtree Guest House is one of the finest in Oudtshoorn, overlooking the Grobbelaars River and the historic Suspension bridge. This guest house offers luxury and charm, in the shade of a century old giant gumtree. Close to town but with a beautiful view, many restaurants and attractions are within 5-10 minutes walking distance for guests. Our rooms offer the comforts of air conditioning, hairdryers, toiletries, beverage packs, electric blankets, TVs, tea/coffee trays and minibar fridges. Each room has its own entrance on a wooden deck. Amenities available to guests include laundry services, Wifi and Internet Access, and telephone/fax facilities. The lounge offers a fireplace on chilly winter nights as well as satellite television. We are fully licensed and offer a cosy bar which is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails or post-dinner nightcaps. Health, Continental or Farm-style breakfasts are served. Evening meals are available on request and barbecue facilities are also available. ... more   less 
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