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De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages

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Longstreet, Bredasdorp 7280, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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George, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to de hoop with our friends from Dublin. The park is awesome. Unrivaled views. Good whale sighting from kopie eleen. Terrific birding. Saw cape eagle owl and rock kestrel plus many others. The vlei was full of water which had attracted a huge variety of birds. We did a morning bird walk with a guide. She was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second trip to De Hoop in as many years. To get to the point, the reserve is remote and access is not super easy. The rooms are rustic (read, not overly luxurious). So why the 4 star rating? Because the views are spectacular and the staff at the reserve are outstanding. Because you will feel miles away... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great feedback! We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards Team De Hoop More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Foreman Cottage, it was lovely to see what it was like to not have power until after sunset. We enjoyed using gas lighting and cooking. The guides were amazing - we had Dickson and Dalfrenzo and they were great. Beach was amazing and we saw loads of whales! The river was full of lots of bird life... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great feedback Tashrobbo. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed staying at the Foremans cottage and the electricity free environment! We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards Team De Hoop More 

Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really lovely place to stay! We stayed for 3 nights in Opstal cottages (Giant Kingfisher). The cottage was extremely comfortable and well equipped. We had an open fire which we used each evening and really appreciated the electric blankets for chilly nights. We had a fabulous meal in the restaurant on our last night - delicious and flexible for... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review Jackie. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards Team De Hoop More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Staying at The Hoop Collection is a real experience. Driving on dirt road with amazing views to get there contributes to the feeling of solitude and getting back to nature. We had booked a Rondavel but due to the cold night weather we received an upgrade and could stay in a picture perfect cottage. As there is only one restaurant... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Bart, Thank you so much for visiting De Hoop and for taking the time to write this lovely review for us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Comfortable, slightly ageing cottage accommodation set in beautiful surrounds, with quite nice food, and self catering options. Plenty of animals, nice bike trails for kids, and an excellent marine walk. Remember to bring supplies if self catering as no local options.

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Thank you so much for your great feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to De Hoop and hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The unspoilt pristine white beaches and absence of technology made this one of the best quality family holidays we have had for some time. Quiet tranquillity with luxurious accommodation and excellent food and service. Do not miss the marine walk - an absolute must!

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at De Hoop and for the fabulous feedback Ptolla! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Rustic accommodation in a beautiful reserve! Our accommodation had a fireplace but we weren't told that we could purchase wood so we couldn't light it and it was a very cold and wet night! We were also not told that we had a fully equipped kitchen which we could have made use of instead of eating in the dining room... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Lynne, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear that you did not know about the curio shop where we sell essentials like firewood etc. Also that you were not aware that you were booking a self catering cottage, however these details are all set out on our website and would have been happily... More 

great brak river RSA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We arrived quite upset at the reception, after meandering uselessly for more than anoe hour in endless gravel roads, calls to the central booking office for information about how to find the place... to finally be told by De hope Reception that wqe were misguided by the Reservation office... in fact his problem seems to bewelknown by De Hoop, but... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great feedback Pierre, we shall review your suggestions. We are happy that you enjoyed the rest of your stay and hope you'll be back again soon. Kind Regards Team De Hoop More 

south africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Have just returned from a 3 night stay at the opstal village cottages.The cottages are well equipped and have electric blankets on the beds. They have an emergency light in case of load shedding. The reserve is very peaceful. the animals walk right up to the units. We had a troop of huge baboons come very close. Management warned us... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Debbie! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and hope you'll be back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

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