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4.0 of 5 Ranch   |   Near Cango Caves, Garden Route, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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De Oude Meul
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fresno, California
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place that caters to tour groups and families visiting the Cango Caves. Our suite (bedroom, kitchen/sitting room, deck & ensuite bath) was nicely conceived but fell down on details. The wi-fi signal varied from weak to nonexistent. There was no sink and very few plates or utensils in the kitchen. The desk was six inches too high... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I HIGHLY recommend a stay at De Oude Meul to anyone wanting to stay over in Oudtshoorn. It's very well-priced, has neatly cleaned rooms. Such a nice touch to have little lavender flowers in bathrooms and bedrooms. We stayed over for a full weekend as part of a wedding party and experienced the other services on offer. Really an AMAZING... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Really lovely accomodationsituated at the bottom of a valley.Lovely family run business ,very friendly.Excellent breakfasts in the morning ,loads of choice. Antelope visited in the morning . Also if your child gets nipped by the puppy ,it has had its rabbies jab,as apparently it is a requirement that all pets have an annual jab. Very near the Congo caves

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We are going Easter weekend again to this amazing lodge. We know that we will get an even walmer welcome this time around as these people just grow fonder in your heart. We need a break and as for rest, peace and food you cannot ask for better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This extremely well-priced resort in an area of amazing natural beauty exceeded our expectations. The spotlessly clean units are equipped with everything one needs for a comfortable stay, serviced daily and have powerful yet silent air-conditioners that meant we were always cool when inside. The resort grounds and gardens are beautifully maintained and there are two large sparkling swimming pools.... More 

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Brackenfell, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

A beautiful place,a tranquil setting, excellent service, great hospitality, people with soul and fabulous food, what more could you ask for?We have been visiting De Oude Meul for the past 6 years and have enjoyed every visit!We just returned from our last visit to De Oude Meul. Once again we visited the De Oude Meul Restaurant and were very satisfied... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This was our third visit to Oudshoorn area staying at self catering accomodation, and by far the best so far! The family units are so well equipped and we loved the separate room for our kids. The hotel is set in the base of a valley and the scenery is beautiful. Our kids (8 and 11) couldnt get enough of... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
25 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Only ate dinner here but it wasn't worth the trek from Oudshoorn for the quality of fare on offer. Food was OK but no more. Service mediocre. But it is not expensive so I guess it has to be OK if you are staying at the property.

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Cape Town
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We had a warm welcome from Mariaan Spies(owner). The rooms were clean,comfortable,but a bit small and unfortunately no view from the room. The stars at night from the stoep are absolutely stunning especially for us city folk. Breakfast was an excellent, quality spread. To note that if you have dinner in town it is a bit of a dark road... More 

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Secunda, South Africa
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The venue is picturesque but the establishment did not live up to my expectation. The staff at reception were distracted and not too helpful. The room is decent,downside- I had a door opening into the service area and there was a lot of dust. The pool requires some attention.Not worth the money spent.

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Address: Near Cango Caves, Garden Route, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — De Oude Meul 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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