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Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   14 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Ranked #30 of 55 Franschhoek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted a one night honeymoon getaway and this was beautiful. We stayed in the jacuzzi room. It was private and secluded and perfect. The only drawback was that it was a boiling hot day and the jacuzzi heating had been left on so it had to be drained and filled with cold water. They did that fairly quickly after... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is delightful.The character of the building and the quality of the furnishings make this a truly pleasant place to stay. Staff were very welcoming and helpful, good breakfast. Very convenient location ,plenty of parking. If you visit this area I recommend that you stay at this hotel

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Rome, Italy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. The house and garden are lovely and the staff could not have been friendlier. We had a ground floor room which was very comfortable. The small decanter of port was a lovely touch. Breakfast was excellent. Freshly cooked to order and a range of fruit, cereal etc. I couldn't get Internet connection in the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a perfect place to stay on our honeymoon. BEAUTIFUL and full of character with amazing rooms, and plenty of peace and quiet. Very romantic, and the service was superb, as were the food and drinks served! Its centrally located and has a lovely garden and pool.

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Washington DC
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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a couple of nights here in March as we toured South Africa. The location is just perfect - two streets off the main road in Franschhoek and an easy walk to a bunch of fantastic restaurants and shops. Our room on the first floor was spacious and well-kept, and the rest of the house is gorgeous, with comfy... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Klein Oliphants Hoek is a nice little B&B very close to the center of Franshoek (an _very_ easy walk). The setting was nice, but I was put off because there are not just cats outside, but within as well. I am extremely allergic to cats, and it would have helped me to know about them. Thankfully, our room was not... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We booked for 3 nights as part of a 15 night round South Africa tour. We arrived on the hottest day of the stay, and I have to say that had we only been staying for 1 night, we would never have recommended the hotel to anyone. Our arrival was around 5pm, we rang the door bell and were met... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

It was my 4th time at Klein Oliphants Hoek, and definately not my last. I LOVE the beautiful house, the friendly staff, the garden and the breathtaking view over the mountains. The location is also one of the best in Franchhoek. Who could ask for more. I can REALLY recommend the place.

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Cape Town
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed just 1 night to celebrate our anniversary and had a generally good experience. The guesthouse is just 2 blocks back from the main road with great access to the shops and restaurants. We enjoyed being able to walk back from our restaurant without worrying about parking and how much wine we were enjoying with our meal! The grounds... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This little lovely B&B was discovered by us a few years ago and we loved it so much we came back this year. This is the kind of place where you will feel at home right away; it's lobby or living room, the restaurant, the lovely terrace/veranda and the beautiful rooms (we had Room 3 upstairs). The cats Micky and... More

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Also Known As:
Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek Hotel Franschhoek
Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek Hotel
Address: 14 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 55 B&Bs / Inns in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in a quiet position in the heart of the historic winelands village of Franschhoek, South Africa, Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek is the perfect place to relax after a day of wine-tasting, haute cuisine, mountain hiking or browsing antique shops and art galleries. At Klein Oliphants Hoek, history and a sophisticated modern life-style go hand in hand: the guesthouse is a renovated mission post & school,Built in 1888 and much of the antique and old-time chic has been kept. ... more   less 
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