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“RELAXING FUN TIME AT THE GUMTREE GUESTHOUSE” 5 of 5 stars
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The Gumtree
3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   139 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa   |  
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Ranked #6 of 64 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
“RELAXING FUN TIME AT THE GUMTREE GUESTHOUSE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

The owners, Phil and Linda Putzel are a lovely friendly couple who have travelled all around the globe. They are gracious hosts and the guesthouse was a fantastic place to stay. Our visit to Oudtshoorn was great and Phil's advice on where to eat and what to do helped a lot. The breakfast served was very good and the rooms were extremely comfortable and clean with very nice decor. This guesthouse is 1 minutes walk from the mainroad but it is situated in a very quiet street.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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East London, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

My wife and I spent some time at Gumtree on our Honeymoon. Phil and his staff went out of their way to make our stay special and romantic.

The room was very comfortable and the service was excellent. Phil made reservations for us at an excellent restaurant and recommended different activities and things to do and see in the area.

We would definitely recommend it to anybody staying in Oudtshoorn!

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Gumtree

Address: 139 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 64 B&Bs / Inns in Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gumtree 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gumtree Guest House is one of the finest in Oudtshoorn, overlooking the Grobbelaars River and the historic Suspension bridge. This guest house offers luxury and charm, in the shade of a century old giant gumtree. Close to town but with a beautiful view, many restaurants and attractions are within 5-10 minutes walking distance for guests. Our rooms offer the comforts of air conditioning, hairdryers, toiletries, beverage packs, electric blankets, TVs, tea/coffee trays and minibar fridges. Each room has its own entrance on a wooden deck. Amenities available to guests include laundry services, Wifi and Internet Access, and telephone/fax facilities. The lounge offers a fireplace on chilly winter nights as well as satellite television. We are fully licensed and offer a cosy bar which is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails or post-dinner nightcaps. Health, Continental or Farm-style breakfasts are served. Evening meals are available on request and barbecue facilities are also available. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Gumtree Hotel Oudtshoorn

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