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De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   8 Long street, Riversdale 6670, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 7 Riversdale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant experience was the highlight, food was very good with a comprehensive menu and chef was prepared to bend over backwards. The rooms are only average, but clean and spacious The Wifi was intermittent to non existent but this was probably not the hotels fault but rather a problem with the ISP or lines

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The title says all! We really received so much more than we expected. The restaurant and menu was unbelievable for such a small town. The staff are all locals and very friendly, polite and extremely helpful. Will plan all future trips to the southern cape around your establishment.

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Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a truly amazing experience. Christopher and the team really outdid them selves. The food was suburb to say the least. I really loved how authentic the room was and the attention to detail that the staff paid to use when we were there. Will be making Riversdale our new stop over point in the future only to stay... More

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My young family and I went to a rugby tournament in riversdale, was I in for a surprise with regards to the accomadation. We stayed in the garden cottage which was tranquil and comfy. The food that was prepared was fantastic and the service impeccable. I would highly recommend a stay in this small town.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an experience... Thank you to all the staff and especially Christopher for making this stay so incredible! The rooms were spacious, neat and contained everything I wanted and needed. More often than not, I preferred to stay on the premises (be it lounging around near the pool, watching tv in my room or talking to either Cristopher or the... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights. We were spoilt rotten by the wonderful friendly staff, the fantastic food - the best ever (and now I will need to go on a diet!) and the lovely peacefulness of the environment tucked away in the quiet part of town. The Manager (and Chef de Cuisine) was professional, friendly and the perfect host.... More

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Ladismith, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff. Fantastic chalet. Nice and warm with everything you need. Clean and spaceous. Food fantastic! Everything is freshly made and delicious! Homemade coldmeats were absolutely superb. We even had some snacks to take with us on the road! Manager so friendly. We really enjoyed everything and the setting is superb! Thanks a lot! Definitely a place... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night en route to the garden route. Whilst a bit off the tourist route it is only just off the N2 and is quite a quaint old town. The hotel is a very historic 18C house on the oldest street in Riversdale. We stayed in one of the cottages across the road from the main... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

After a long day of travell it was so refreshing to book into this little gem nestled in the mountains. the old charm of the bulding kept in perfect original order. Clean and full of old charm. Fantastic hospitality and the food was first class.

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DeDoornkraal, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review - I am often told that we provide just what folks need with regards a good stop over en route to their destination. I shall tell the chefs how impressed you folks were with their work. More

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Awesome Awesome Awesme experience allround and suberb Food, great service and beautiful spacious rooms. Love the interior and the the seperate bathroom from the room. The lounge area is ideal for a longer stay.

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DeDoornkraal, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

WOW !! Three awesomeness' in one line - thank you kindly for taking the time to post a review; we shall count the days until you hopefully return - possibly you will be able to stay a little longer so that you can explore our neck of the woods and we can spoil you with our usual aplomb. More

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Address: 8 Long street, Riversdale 6670, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Riversdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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