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De Opstal

Rt 62, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
De Opstal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Preston, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
40 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved everything about this hotel, epsecially the fantastic service. We arrived mid afternoon and within an hour they had provided us with Sandwiches and took care of our laundry! Such a relaxing place and the food in the resteraunt was brilliant - loved the Ostrich steaks! Definately the place to go to for a relaxing countryside rest!

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Cheshire, England
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This accommodation preserves its rural nature with differing sized rooms situated around the property connected by a maze of paths. Our large room had all the amenities required and was a couple of minutes walk from the on-site restaurant. The menu was interesting and eclectic with friendly service. Overall a very pleasant experience far removed from the bland chain hotels

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Fantastic venue and incredible organization went into organizing this event for us... Thank you De Opstal... Our wedding food was the best I've ever had at a wedding, the accommodation was super with a fireplace to set the tone. This place is visually so stimulating, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in South Africa oudtshoorn- Schoemanshoek Breakfast was average,... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wonderfully quirky selection of properties,very back to nature with all the amenities ,lovely staff fully attentive,working natural fire places in every room.wonderfully home cooked meal with huge selection of fresh natural produce and local sourced wines,real genuine warm welcome,nice change from the normal 4 star blandness. This has managed to keep its rural character without selling out.very enjoyable stay ,arrive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Myself and my partner stayed here for one night when we were doing the garden route. It took a bit of getting used to. It was old fashioned but quirky. Evening dinner was fabulous, and staff were extremely friendly.. especially the women who attended us in the restaurant. She also gave us a good insight into the farm it used... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

First impressions fairly good. Room generously proportioned but the atmosphere was weird, with girls' bridesmaids dresses hanging up and a pervading atmosphere of piety and religious condescension. Is this an Amish Centre? Very, very unsettling!! Paranormal activity? BBQ was absolutely awful!! Breakfast not much better. Dreadful overall. Avoid at all costs. This place is not a reflection of our superb... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed one night whilst traveling on our Garden Route Tour. Lovely well kept grounds with a small pool, lodges are huge, clean,with all amenities, large bathrooms plus free wi fi. There was a large porch with sofa if you wanted to and had time to sit out and take in the surroundings..but didn't like opening the lodge door at... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stayed here for only one night as part of our travels along the Garden Route. Didn't get here until dark so didn't appreciate the grounds or location until the next day. Some way out of Oudsthoorn so quite a trek if you wanted to explore the town (not that I know if anyone does, or what there is to do... More 

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This hotel has separate lodges in large, beautifully landscaped, grounds. Our lodge had an enormous room, with a double and a single bed, large comfortable seating area with a fire, huge bathroom, private verandah with big fridge, and nice view, plus table and chairs at the bottom of our entrance chairs, giving a slightly different view. All very comfortable. We... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
70 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

After four days here we could not understand why anyone would not review this place favourably. OK, it's not the Karoo Hilton. Instead it's a quaint, rambling lodge, converted from an 1830s farm. The grounds are interesting, with a small pool and a resident ostrich. We had a large bedroom, bathroom with excellent shower and a separate WC, plus a... More 

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