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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a short break with friends in the middle of the chaos of year end rush & exams, and the team at Bartholomeus Klip pulled out all the stops to make it very special. It is hard to find anywhere that can take you away from the hustle and bustle quite as quickly as the rustic charm of the... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is seldom that one is completely satisfied with all aspects of a visit to a holiday destination. Our visit (four women friends) to Bartholomeusklip was a truly unique experience. From the moment we arrived and was welcomed by the friendly and well-trained staff until we left and the bill was ready and in order, we felt that we were... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your feedback and we are very glad to have had you all here with us and delighted to hear that you found the experience satisfying and you had a lovely time during the few days. We are also very glad you enjoyed the meals during your stay and found the game drives informative and interesting... More 

Wroughton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Wild Olive House which has two double bed rooms and a bunk bed room for children, large modern and well equipped kitchen, very large dine and lounge area as well own small swimming pool and extensive external covered patio area and garden. Maid service twice a day. We opted for meals in the main house and these... More 

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Thank Chris F
Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for coming to stay with us and delighted you had a lovely time in the Wild Olive House and enjoyed all the drives with Daniel.It is always lovely to share the reserve with our guests and glad you learnt more about the projects on the property. Louise is also very glad you enjoyed all the meals... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at Bartholomeus Klip. We had never visited before so although we had seen pictures we were still stunned at the beauty of the place. The gardens are magnificent with huge, very old oak trees providing wonderful shade. The staff were very welcoming, but at the same time very discreet. The food?... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are delighted to have had you her for your 30th wedding anniversary and so glad to hear that you enjoyed the gardens and meals during your stay- I will pass on the comments to the kitchen team.Its always great to hear the staff did a good job and glad you found them welcoming and helpful We look... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding staff and lodging -- careful consideration of people and animals result in special place to enjoy nature in style. Management and staff were considerate and with only 8 rooms, it was intimate and met our needs. Since it was the beginning of the summer season, some room details needed to be corrected and management did respond but not in... More 

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Thank EPTY
Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thanks for your mail and comments and very glad you found the staff helpful and enjoyed the Nature aspect. We do apologies for any problems during your stay with you room and that we were unable to correct this during your stay. We will endeavour to make all efforts to correct any problems as soon as its brought... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a family for a weekend out of Cape Town and stayed in the Wild Olive House (self catering) Lovely game drives, high tea and lunch at the farm house. We love visiting as if you stay in the Wild Olive House you get the best of both worlds. Such a relaxing weekend in the most beautiful setting.... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and we are very glad to have welcomed you for the 3rd time!We are always glad to hear when guests are happy and have enjoyed all the facilities,food and that the staff took good care of you. We look forward to next time! Warmest Regards Lesley More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is part a working farm and part a nature reserve. The guest accommodation has been developed from a farmhouse and is run by twin sisters Lesley (front of house) and Louise (chef). It is an exceptional place to stay with the opportunity for game drives with many and varied animals to see. The food we enjoyed was just exceptional... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and very glad to have had you stay with us and enjoyed our launch dinner at the deckhouse. We are also very glad you enjoyed the drives and saw all the game in the reserve. We do hope to welcome you again in the near future Warmest Regards Lesley More 

Paris, France
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lieu découvert à l´occasion du mariage d´une amie. Le cadre est superbe, les paysages magnifiques et le personnel est extrêmement agréable ! Le séjour est une réussite sur tous les plans : chambres propres et lits confortables, nourriture délicieuse, activités sympathiques, etc. Je recommande ! Great place, specially for a wedding as my friend did! Leslie, Daniel, Jane and others... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and delighted to have had you here for Christelle and Jean-Sebastien wedding.My French isn't that great but I assume you enjoyed your time with us and it was a real pleasure having you all here and hosting their wedding on the farm.We are also glad you were looked after by all the staff... More 

California
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39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a working farm and nature reserve, with a B&B and one self-catering cottage, called Wild Olive House. We stayed in the house. It's a beautifully furnished three bedroom, two bath house with a private swimming pool. One bedroom has bunk beds for kids. The kitchen is very modern, the beds comfortable. You have wifi and cable television, but... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for comments and we are very glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us at Wild Olive House . Our farm is definitely a place to explore by road,bike or foot and does change from season to season so we are thrilled you saw the flowers this year after the welcome rains... More 

Canton of Bern, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed October 27, 2016

For some years Bartholomeus Klip is now a thing not to be missed on our trips to South Africa. Here we do not just indulge in luxury with our friends, Bartholomeus Klip is more to us. The experience of a combination between nature reserve and farm (even if the antelope are very elusive here, and tend to run away from... More 

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thanks for the mail and very glad to welcome you and your groups to the farm.We always enjoy sharing our bit of the Cape with all our guests and are very happy to hear that you and your friends have had a good experience with us and of course that you enjoy all the meals during your stay.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bartholomeus Klip is a charming small hotel for only 16 guests on a working wheat and sheep farm just over an hour away from Cape Town – ideally situated for exploring the famous winelands. There is a 4,000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, to be explored on game drives or by mountain bike, and beautiful gardens with a unique swimming pool. The food is renowned, with lavish brunches and high teas, and a gourmet three-course dinner. The separate Wild Olive House, with its own swimming pool, can be hired on a self-catering or full-board basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

Address: | Elandsberg Farms, Hermon 7308, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Hermon
Price Range: $343 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Wild Olive cottage is a very special space to share with friends or family”
 of 5 bubbles gbyr0n, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms are superb”
 of 5 bubbles W1672BYchrisf, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles JohnS431, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“If you're traveling with kids, I think it's best to rent the house.”
  • One of the two bathrooms
  • Living room
  • The dining room
  • Bedroom
  • Master bedroom
  • Kids' bedroom.
 of 5 bubbles JQA_California, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Wild olive house for families but have your meals included”
 of 5 bubbles RadiaS, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
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