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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second stay at this charming guest house on route back to Cape Town from the Garden Route. 5 star excellence. Rooms Tastefully and stylishly decorated in tranquil settings. Christopher is such a hospitable host, going out of his way to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Excellent food and wines from the estate. Breakfast mouthwatering ! And even some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights, on January 5-6, 2015. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The place is very well managed by Christopher, who continuously ensured that our ever need was attended to. The rooms were well appointed and beds very comfortable. The thatched main building and hotel grounds were charming. There is a small, clean pool,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, excellent service, comfortable room ... everything and everyone was great. This place came recommended and I totally see why. I recommend it to anyone passing through - or make it a destination like I did. I look forward to visiting again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel lived up to its reputation. The food was very good, the cottage we stayed in was immaculate. The gardens and pool of the main hotel very nice. the only thing to know is the cottages are across the street from the main hotel/restaurant and since we had small kids, our baby monitor didnt reach and we should have... More 

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place with very friendly staff - a real gem in a quaint little town! The restaurant too is exceptional - the chef who acts as general manager is really special! The décor is grand old fashioned, the gardens very well maintained

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The manager and chef de cuisine gave the stay a silver lining. The roach in the bathroom and in the room was not what we expected. Very nice neigbourhood and a lovely garden. The food was top class. Thank you!

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

we happened upon de doornkraal by chance- and what luck - we had an experience that we did not expect - superb food, superb wine and an ambience from the past - so it sometimes helps to not plan at all!!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time at De Doornkraal. Staff are very friendly and helpfull. Homely athmosphere. Very neat. Good cuisine. Management are very professional and friendly. The shef had no problem serving us substitutes for pork at the already high standard breakfast.

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

I don't know quite know just where to start, because this is a gem which is not to be missed. Christopher and his team is a delight in terms of every aspect of the service we've received. The food was GREAT, the entire package was just superb! What a treat. I absolutely fell in love with the setting - herbs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Well Christopher, the chef/manager is my kinda guy, big welcome, big on service, big on friendly, could not do enough for us, we stayed in the Vineyard Cottage, next to the Dam, not next to any road, so the last reviewer is miss informed, not all room are on the road, our cottage bedroom was extremely comfortable, the bed has... 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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