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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Grand Dedale for the weekend. The 45 minute drive there from Cape Town is incredibly beautiful. It was raining when we arrived at the Estate we were met by the manager who greeted us at our car with two enormous umbrellas. It was a luxury experience from the very beginning. Warm, friendly staff and... More 

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

Dear Stephen and Joanne, many thanks for your kind words in your review. We look forward to welcoming you back and sincerely hope that on your next visit you can experience Grand Dédale on a beautiful sunny day. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I actually visited alone but even so I could see the romance of this place. Gorgeous grounds, lovely out-of-the-way location with plenty of walks and hikes. The hosts can't do enough to make you feel comfortable and welcome. Dinner isn't included but the hotel is a fair distance from any restaurants and the food at Grand Dedale is very good... More 

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

Dear Lucy, thank you for your review and we are glad that you have enjoyed your short stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future with your loved one. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Cape Town
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you are looking for some quiet solitude Grand Dedale may tick all of the boxes. It is positioned very close to Cape Town and situated at the end of a country road which is delightful. The environment is comfortable and tasteful and all your needs are catered for. We were slightly challenged with hot water over the weekend which... More 

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

Dear Joe and Joanne, thank you for your review and your constructive criticism I am happy to report that we have finally solved the problem with the hot water so on your next visit you can tick also that box Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a beautiful location in the valley, surrounded by mountains, citrus trees and horses-breathtaking! Exquisite 5star boutique hotel, superb decor, big warm cosy fireplace, sherry, chandeliers....salmon, champagne. Enough...I will be back. What a function, celebration venue, accommodates 14 people, definitely "grand". Kids might be bored, but a great escape for couples. Lady ann Barnard room lovely. Super winter romantic deal.... More 

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

Dear Lisa, thank you for your kind words in reviewing your experience at Grand Dédale. We look forward to welcoming you back for more WOW experiences Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
57 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It doesn’t get better than this – silver service in a grand Cape Dutch Manor House on a wine estate at the base of a mountain near Wellington in the Western Cape. Beautifully restored, or should I say transformed, Grand Dedale has glossy porcelain tiles, chandelier, and elegant upholstered chairs. When I arrive there is a fashion shoot in progress,... More 

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

Dear Berenice, thank you so much for your thorough review. I can only say we hope to welcoming you back in the future for another amazing experience. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Dubrovnik, Croatia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Beautiful and quietly serene environment, with detailed attention to providing quality and luxury in every quarter. Gorgeously presented and delectable cuisine! The perfect setting for pampering revitalisation.

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

Dear Jen, thank you for taking the time to review Grand Dèdale and we are glad that after your visit felt revitalized We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Belo Horizonte, Brazil
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I really recommend this beautiful hotel! Everything is so perfect! For sure We will be back and We will take my parents! The rooms are very confortable, very charmy and cute! The people are very friendly, what makes the diference for sure!

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

Carissima Fernanda, muito obrigado! Thank you for your review and we are glad to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you with your parents on your next trip to South Africa. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Heaven, Peaceful, Romantic, Welcoming, Gastronomy, Wine, Countryside, Spa, Cosy, VIP treatment, unforgettable... Put the word back in the right order, and you will have the perfect description of Grand Dedale!

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Dear John, what can I say!!!! Thank you for your review and the most original way in which it has been written. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale More 

Durbanville, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This is a gem of a boutique hotel: stylish winelands chic in an incredible, remote setting. Perfect as a romantic getaway. The only thing that let it down slightly was the good - not as mindblowing as everything else.

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

Dear James, apologies for the late reply. Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your positive comments. We have taken your comments with regards to the food very seriously as it needs to be as mind blowing as the rest of the experience and we hope to prove it on your next visit. Kindest regards from... More 

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a relaxing couple of nights at The Grand Dedale. It is off the beaten track but worth it for the peace and tranquility. Angelo and Tina are both very welcoming and the service from the other staff is fantastic. The rooms are beautiful and feel very luxurious. For us the only thing that could be improved is the... More 

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

Dear Loobi3, apologies for the delay in acknowledging your review. Thank you for your kind words and your constructive criticism with regards to the quality of the food. I am happy to share that we have reviewed our menus with our Head Chef and found some new suppliers in our area. Chef and us are very committed to ensure that... More 

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