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Grand Dedale Country House

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The Bovlei | Doolhof Wine Estate, Wellington 7654, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely unforgettable two day stay at Grand Dedale. Friendly staff, picturesque surroundings, 5-star gourmet experience with incredible attention to detail. We can't wait to go back for our anniversary!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

whenever you won´t to get out of our troubled World - this is the right spot ! Here you will find everything you need to relax and come down. Great nature, wonderful food and people with a great passion.

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a 4km drive along a gravel track you arrive at a tranquil oasis. There were 4 of us so we had two of the downstairs rooms. One having access out onto the veranda with views of the valley which was nice to sit out on before breakfast(Lady Anne Baynard). The other (Andrew Bain) had a conservatory which would be... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night in february for an anniversary celebration after returning from Namibia,Luxuious in every way the attention to detail was faultless,lovely loft room,staff and owners on hand all the time.Dinner was good lovely sitting outside on the verrandah,breakfast excellent

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to get away (from it all, cell, people) and yet be relatively close in to the winelands of the Western Cape, then this is the place for you. A wonderful two days spent at the Grand Dedale. Sadly we were involved at a wedding so weren't able to partake of the Dinners. The menu however looked absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed here for a few days for the wedding of my girlfriend's twin brother. The hotel is simply stunning (the bedrooms huge, very clean and so comfortable) the staff welcoming and highly attentive (no request was too big) and the views just magical. We could not have asked for more. Next door is the Doolhof winery where you can... More 

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear RMFLOK thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Grand Dédale Country House. We are delighted to read that not only you but the whole party and the guests had a good time pre, during and after the wedding day and we trust we made your brother in law's dream day come true. We hope... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Excellent rooms and facilities. Due to interleading doors being hung we received a complementary bottle of wine. Quite a nice touch. Hosts very hospitable and friendly. Some rooms are in need of touching up for the 5 star rating it has. There were split wooden beams in our room. Other than that the service and staff was great.

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Marius, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale. Thank you also for understanding the slight delay we had faced with hanging new doors and that the small token was well appreciated. I had a very good look at the ceiling beams in your room and I must admit that they have the same... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was our second visit to Grand Dédale, so we knew what to expect when we booked. But it was more than that. The setting is perfect, the weather was beautiful, the room was clean and luxurious, the food devine, the winetasting at Doolhof enjoyable, and the service (only a bit slow at breakfast but we did not mind as... More 

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear TWKNL thank you for taking the time to review you stay at Grand Dédale. We were delighted to welcome you back and thrilled that you have chosen our valley to celebrate your special occasion. We have noted your comment on the slowness of the breakfast service and we will make every effort to improve on that. We trust you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

the location was stunning, but this is all.. The room was beautiful, clean ,luxe, but what a pity there was no view at all, we were locked in, no windows,so we could not see the beautiful countryside at all. Service is very poor, not professional ,food is not what we normally expect in SA. Very poor breakfast, ,champagne was flat.Not... More 

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear martienvanmaele, thank you for reviewing your stay at Grand Dédale which we expected based on your comments on check out. I have extensively answered your criticism and comments the day after your departure to your private email. As for the room, you stayed in one of our Elegant Suites, downstairs in the Manor House. This particular room has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is absolutely perfect. There is no way anybody could fault it. The rooms are beautifully appointed, cosy, luxurious. The grounds are impeccably kept, the staff friendly and helpful, the service second to none and the food outstanding. If we come back to this area on another holiday we will stay at Grand Dedale without a doubt. Highly recommended.

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Julia, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale. We are thrilled to read that yourself and husband enjoyed the tranquillity of our valley, the service, the food and every thing that you have experienced during your time with us. We look forward to welcoming back in the future. Kindest regards from the Team... More 

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