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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Il27 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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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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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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

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

We arrived to a very warm welcome followed by being shown to our luxurious and quirky rooms.Everything about our stay I can highly recommend including the outstanding breakfast in the morning which was prepared especially for us.It included some of the most delicious home grown organic food you could ever dream of.The hostess is an angel and catered for our... More

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive and encouraging review I am so pleased you enjoyed your time and our breakfast here at Cypress Cottages. Hope to see you again! More

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Cypress Cottage is warm and welcoming and really captures the heart and soul of the Karoo. Each room and bathroom matches the charm of the town, building and setting. Our thanks to our hosts for making our stay so comfortable. We would go back in a heartbeat for longer if possible. Highly recommended!

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CypressCottage, Owner at Cypress Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Liz Thank you for the wonderful review, were so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay as well as the charm of the cottages. See you soon! 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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