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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Old Transvaal Inn over the Harleystroom weekend, 16 to 18 Sep 2016. Thsi is the second time that I ahve stayde in this venue and confrimed that I would not be staying there again. The rooms are old and in need of an upgrade, the beds are basic with very thisn foam matresses, the bathrooms are... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

I came in out of curiosity but was very pleasantly surprised when we got it. There is restaurant, sweet shop, toy store and small book shop. Found a few book gems, manage to almost skip the sweet shop and get great vegetable soup as a take away. Great service all round. Lovely quirky place to go to

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Love coming back for the experience, 'old school' menu with some of your favourites (burgers etc) and what you would expect in Dullstroom (trout) but also what you would not expect 'pap & work' (although if you have a cholesterol problem - wouldn't recommend this dish (see attached pic). The ambience, the decor, the food, the sweet shop within are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant wasn't busy but we waited over an hour for our food. When it finally arrived the quality was good, with the exception of the vetkoek, which was soggy. The bobotie was good but the accompanying rice not. I wouldn't eat here again.

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Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We waited for over an hour and a half for the food to arrive as the gas was apparently 'finished' --- lack of good management in high season??? ---- too few staff???? The toy and sweet shop is an attraction but find another place to eat if you are in a hurry. Otherwise food was good and worth a wait.... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

It is not "the nicest place to stay", but it has a certain atmosphere. The brick walls speaks of history. Our room looked like it could have 80 years ago: whitewashed walls, bathroom in raw bricks, plaid blankets on the beds and a hearth in the corner. It was cold in the night. There is a good restaurant on the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

After a very busy day and long drive, pop into Old Transvaal Inn because it looked so inviting and different. Love the homely feeling and the excellent service we received. We had the traditional savoury "vetkoek" very tasty and filling. Also a lovely sweet shop filled to capacity of all my favourite sweets yummie. Really my meal here and will... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The staff were very hospitable. It did take a while to get served though. We tried their burger and chips. The food came out the kitchen in average time. Not the greatest burger or chips to be fair. We most likely won't be back. The decor suits the vintage theme. All in all it was an enjoyable evening. Don't expect... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Went to have breakfast, waited over an hour and they weren't even busy. The manageress eventually came to the table promising the food would be at our table in 5 minutes, 25 minutes later we got our food, cold and burnt. Even the waitress has attitude. Would never go back or recommend this place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

The Old Transvaal Inn is a landmark in Dullstroom. I can remember coming here as a child. Not for the hotel, but for the big sweetie store on site. They have all sorts of candies and chocolates - heaven! If that's not your thing, the shop is packed full of books, board games, art supplies, educational toys and more. Plenty... More 

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Address: Naledi Dr, Dullstroom, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Dullstroom
Number of rooms: 18
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