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De Kelders Private Villa

35 Main Rd De Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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The Hague
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We enjoyed our stay in this incredibly beautiful guesthouse (which is decorated so wonderful, it deserves a place in a top interior design magazine and turns out to be featured in many). The staff was very friendly and helpful, the view from the patio on the ocean is amazing and the diner cooked by the host very good.

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3 Thank Annathehague
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

hello Anna - thank you so much for your special review, it was our honor to have you in our home, and we do hope to receive you, here, soon - warmest de kelders wishes - niël +staff More 

Zürich
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We stayed two nights at Neils extraordinary place and enjoyed this wonderful stunning villa, which offers a lot of privacy.It feels like you are at home. The suites and bathrooms are spacious and beautiful decorated with a lot of details. The breakfast offered fresh and tasty local products served by the very friendly staff. Next to the wonderful place we... More 

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2 Thank Sun23
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

hello - may i say thank you for your wonderful review - it was our honor and pleasure to be of service and we will gladly do so again warm wishes niël +staff More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Stayed at the wonderful Cliff Lodge in De Kelder for whale watching and was booked into the Private Villa for dinner. The charming chef/host and his partner have created the perfect combination of superb food in a lovely building. Can't recommend this place enough and if you are a cat lover Farrah is a star who meanders around the gardens... More 

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2 Thank Leigh R
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

hello - may i say thank you for your wonderful review - it was our honor and pleasure to be of service and we will gladly do so again warm wishes niël +staff More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Loved our 1-night stay and dinner at De Kelders Private Villa - apart from finding a special windfree spot to unwind in peace, we loved the interesting furnishings and the beautifully served meals were undoubtedly the highlight of our stay

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2 Thank Estelle_C1
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

hello - may i say thank you for your wonderful review - it was our honor and pleasure to be of service and we will gladly do so again warm wishes niël +staff More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We did not know what to expect, we got a referral to have a dinner at a dark house at the end of the Kelders . That description was definitely off, we ended up at a warm and friendly atmosphere with a more than friendly host. And we have not even started to mention the food, the food was great,... More 

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Monique and Arjen thank you so much for your review ! What a pleasure to serve dinner to people who love food, most from the garden and the village of Gansbaai. We are unfortunately not open for the public and only serve dinner for our guests and the guest house that referred you, but if you love cats when... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My partner and I are both frequent travelers and like to try out different things. Out of all our travel destinations Neil's private villa was the most stunning accommodation we've stayed so far. If architecture and interior design are your thing, you do not want to miss this. It's no wonder the villa has been featured in many magazines and... More 

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3 Thank misteraless
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

thank you so much for your special review - special clients always deserve special treatment - thank you so much for being with us in de kelders warm wishes and many happy returns niël More 

Svendborg, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had a wonderful time in Neils villa and can't wait to find an excuse to be back again. Food was great and hospitality warm and villa decor a visit worth by itself. Try it. Neils villa was recommended by Danish friends, we owe them one. Hanne & Mads

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2 Thank Mads K
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Hanne and Mads thank you so much for your special review - i hope you will have a great summer in Copenhagen and will return soon to de kelders. i am in London/Berlin at present - loving your Europe best niël More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

One of the best places we have ever stayed at. De Kelders Private Villa is an architectural and interior design masterpiece. In addition to staying in a beautiful place, you have to add Neil, an incredible host who goes the extra mile to make sure that you are enjoying your time while over there. PS Make sure that you have... More 

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Vanessa+Mathias - thank you so much for your very special review - it was so nice to have you here in de kelders. i do hope to see you in Buenos Aires - your noodle bar is beautiful ! warm wishes neil+staff More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was the second time my wife & I (together with our son this time) have stayed @ Neil's wonderful villa in De Kelders. It offers the perfect conclusion to a holiday following much travelling around the Western Cape & Garden Route. The calmness of the villa demands that you relax & the service is second to none. Neil cooked... More 

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2 Thank Ted H
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Ted how special to receive you review. it was our pleasure to host you a second time, thank you so much for being the perfect guests - we do look forward to receiving you soon warm wishes neil+staff More 

Munich, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Home away from home, that is the feeling you immediately get when entering De Kelders Private Villa and be welcomed by Neil, the perfect host and chef in his villa furnished with exceptional taste. Surrounded by art, books and music we enjoyed an excellent dinner accompanied by carefully chosen wines, the great view over the ocean with a beautiful sunset.... More 

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