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Royal Country Inn

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61 Victoria Street, Dundee 3000, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The original hotel dates back to about 1886 but has been renovated into a modern hotel with an atmosphere in keeping with the old British Colonial era. The present owner has included many artefact’s paintings and sketches of the Anglo Zulu & Anglo Boer Battlefields. The rooms although basic are clean & comfortable and reminiscent of the era, there are... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a very old-fashioned sort of place with a real colonial atmosphere. The hospitality was excellent and the food great. We arranged a personal guide to take us to the site of Islandwana and Rorke's Drift and they provided us a with a delightful picnic.

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Centurion, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My husband and I had the absolute pleasure of enjoying a drink at the Royal Country Inn Hotel after a day of visiting the Blood River Heritage Site and the Talana Museum. The hotel was established in 1886 and boasts wonderful old world charm. The hotel is filled with memorabilia from a bygone era. The coin collection from all over... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This wonderful old fashioned hotel dating back to 1886 is full of Battlefields artifacts. The service is amazing, the food great and the friendliest hotel in the world. I am about to stay there for the 11th time.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a lovely, old hotel, full of atmosphere. It is quite dark and dingy in places and could definitely do with a lick of paint. Our room had no water initially because "a mouse has probably got into the pipes" ... yikes! The lights in the corridor were left on all night which, due to the window over the... More 

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Calgary
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights in Dundee while exploring the battlefields nearby. We came across the Royal Country Inn and had a very pleasant stay in this building full of history. The furnishings and memorabilia was so interesting that if felt like we stepped back in time. Loved it. The food for breakfast and dinner was very good. You... More 

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bourne end
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We had intended to stay for 2 nights but we found the hotel to be dark and unsettling so we moved on. The hotel is in need of a lick of paint and brightening up, this can be done without losing any of the history of the place.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Came here to eat a few time n had some lovely meals. Also came a few time to the bar for a drink. Came for a lovely meal with friends who live in area for a birthday meal. It has lovely atmosphere n welcome. The food was lovely. I really like the room with all the history in it was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed one night between afternoon and morning visits to the Talana museum, an outstanding attraction. We loved the historic ambience and spacious lay out of this old inn. We were put in a family room, so generously accommodated. The style is traditional and evokes the inn's function as a base for touring the local battlefields. The food was good,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Travelling with a group of 20, we stayed at this hotel for one night. Would have been happy to stay much longer. Motz was a wonderful host, so charming and nothing too much trouble. The rooms were very comfortable. It is a wonderful old hotel with so many interesting things to look at. Our evening meal was superb and breakfast... More 

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