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Cypress Cottage

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   76 Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 34 Graaff-Reinet B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas A Schorndorf, Germany
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Schorndorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

located in walking distance to restaurants and town centre, Cypress Cottage is a quiet and very nice place to stay. Beautiful rooms, a great garden, wonderful breakfast and nice people (owner and staff) make the stay a very good experience.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of nights here and had a wonderful time. Upon arrival we were greeted warmly and given a pot of tea which we enjoyed outside in the beautiful garden. We were in the building over the road from the main one, and it was an absolute delight. The decor and ambiance were truly authentic but also extremely... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While traveling to Addo elephant park in the Eastern Cape, we made a stop in Graaff-Reinet and spend the evening at Cypress Cottages. It was amazing. A stunning, well equiped and spotlessly clean maintained cottage. Hillary and her staff really goes the extra mile to make sure every need is catered for. We had tea in her beautiful garden with... More 

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

With comfortable and clean rooms in bungalows decorated simply but with hints of Graaff Reinet as it once was, this was very satisfactory accommodation. The manager is interested in you and your comfort, while the staff are well trained with a pleasant manner. The town is safe to walk in at night, and 15/20 minutes walking will get you to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

What a wonderful place ! Genuine friendly atmosphere , with impeccable service. I absolutely loved the old furniture and wooden flooring in the cottages and the way in which they have been done up, very cozy and homely Thank you Hillary and staff :)

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We all know how cold the Karroo gets, Cypress Cottages is the perfect place to spend a relaxing and warm night. Upon arrival we found that the rooms heater was already switched on, making our room very comfortable. They made dinner reservations for us at a lovely restaurant, were after we snuggled in front of the fireplace in the lounge... More 

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the encouraging review, were so glad to hear that you enjoyed your cold winters night at Cypress Cottages. More 

Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The cottages are beautifully appointed - fresh and sparkling. Staff are friendly and efficient. Understated luxury makes for an "Ahhh...." feeling when you get home from a day out exploring. We will definitely stay here again.

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive and encouraging review, thank you very much! We hope to welcome you back to Cypress Cottages soon! More 

Underberg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Cypress Cottage consists of two houses, across the road from each other. Both have access to the garden of the host's main house which is quite exquisite, enormous lawns, mountain in the background, extremely peaceful. The sweet Karoo air is all around and the location is excellent, not far from the centre of town but far away from Main Street... More 

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

THANK YOU so much for the wonderful review, we appreciate it. Were so glad that you enjoy the karroo and Cypress Cottages.We hope to see you soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Wonderful and special place to stay right next to the reserve. Beautiful furnishings. Hillary and her staff made us feel very welcome. We will definitely visit again - may be next time for a few days- just so sit and read a book in the beautiful gardens.

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

Were so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us, thank you for the nice review. We hope to see you relaxing and reading your book in our garden soon. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I stayed at Cypress cottage on the way from the Karoo to St Francis bay. The room was beautiful and well presented. The Garden was really lovely and well maintained and the pool was a perfect place to cool off. We received a warm welcome and nothing was too much trouble. In the morning i was served a beautiful breakfast... More 

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

THANK YOU for the very flattering review, we appreciate it greatly. By knowing you enjoyed your stay at Cypress Cottages makes all our hard work worthwhile, we really hope to see you back someday. More 

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Address: 76 Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cypress Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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