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Cypress Cottage

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4.0 of 5
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76 Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Cypress Cottage
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Ranked #5 of 35 Graaff-Reinet B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed for 2 nights with our two children. Very cosy atmosphere and great service. A garden to sit in and to run around, great cooked breakfast at the cottage. In the town but very quiet, walking distance to the restaurants and shops. We are certanly comming back when in neighbourhood.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Had an absolute dream of a weekend here. The location, accommodation, amenities, the overall attention to detail and the aura of the place is magnificent. If you can get a spot then take it. The accommodation across the road is spectacular, with an indoor fireplace, rustic come modern charm, incredibly well maintained garden with herbs and fruit trees, gravel courtyard... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stayed here for one night.Situated In quiet part of town. Safe parking behind gate. O had a bicycle on a rack. Very friendly hosts and staff. Lovely decorated rooms. Breakfast beats any Wimpy! It's my choice from now on.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Ilana, the hostess, assisted me with a beautiful room at short notice and on arriving was welcomed by Hilary, the owner. Beautiful part of Graaff-Reinet, peaceful and tranquil. Cottages are spacious, comfortable bed, extremely neat, clean and surrounded by a beautiful tranquil garden. Secure parking. Lovely breakfast. :-) Staff are friendly, efficient and very professional. Highly recommend

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Situated centrally in the absolute gem of a town that is Graaff Reinet this guest house is a great base to explore the town and surrounding attractions. Clean and attractively decorated rooms are quiet and wonderfully conducive to good sleep. The gardens are quiet and great for bird watching and the old-style concrete resevoir great for cooling the heat of... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I recently spent a week end with my husband at Cypress cottage. I do not normally sleep well but the beds and rooms are so comfortable and the location very quiet . It was wonderful. We made use of the pool as it was very hot and the garden looks lovely. We could walk into town . The staff were... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Graaf Reinet is a unique area of beauty, timeless yet modern in service and services. Cypress Cottages are set in a peaceful area close to town. Beautiful gardens and tastefully furnished rooms and living areas make this the perfect home from home. In our cottage we were looked after by the two V,s, Virginia and Vanessa who serve the best... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Very old world feel about it. Rooms smallish compared to some other B&Bs but Owner, Hilary, and her girl helpers are very friendly and helpful. Quiet road. Lovely fruit platter at breakfast. Walkable to the town. Polka is nice restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Wow, What a great place. Quiet location. Pool, large grassed lawn, beautiful view, close to all ameneties. Excellent beakfast. Lovely comfortable rooms, Welcoming host and staff. Highly recommended for your visit to the area.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

What a delightfully amazing place. The moment I walked into the establishment I was thrown back to when I was a child and I use to visit family who lived out on the farms. Creaky wooden floors, sky high ceilings, meticulously manicured gardens, swinging stable doors, massive kitchens, warm and friendly people. There is a hint of the modern with... More 

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