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De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages

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Longstreet | Overberg, Bredasdorp 7280, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful few days at Opstal house, part of the De Hoop collection. The cottage was comfortable and well furnished with a nicely equipped kitchen. It was cold during our visit and we made full use of the fireplace! The bathroom and kitchen are a little dated. We enjoyed the electric blankets and some wall panel heaters would... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for visiting De Hoop and for your feedback. Please note that our cottages get updated on a regular basis, however not all at the same time so that we are able to accommodate guests. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the relaxation the reserve offers. We do not actively promote the fact... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Beach, open wilderness, single track, bird paradise, relaxing and peaceful. Happy family moments and quaint self catering cottages. Staff are helpful and accommodating. Drive down in a good car as dirt road gives car a beating! Highly recommend!

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for the great feedback JK. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

After a very long drive down the dirt road arriving at De Hoop was a pleasure. The setting is lovely with wildlife all around. We spent the first night in the Stable Suite but the smell of what I believed to be what the timbers were treated with but the management said was the thatch was so strong we asked... More 

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Thank Mark E
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for visiting De Hoop and for the feedback. We are so happy that we were able to assist you with the Dassie suite and that it lived up to expectations. We are also very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip down to Koppie Alleen and the great birdlife, De Hoop has to... More 

Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

The cottages are old and worn out. We stayed in Opstal cottages - duiker. It was just not clean, the carpet has probably never been hovered, insects everywhere, dirt behind doors. It seems the cleaning did a very bad job. The kitchen facilities are not great. The pool was very dirty, there was brown mud outside the pool that was... More 

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De Hoop C, Owner at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear coconuts, Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit to De Hoop. I followed up your feedback and must apologize for the carpet in the room. Previous guests spilled a bottle of Red Wine during a wedding event. We were unable to remove the stain and were waiting for a carpet contractor to replace. However I can assure... More 

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

We camped here for 3 nights and the view was stunning! Unfortunately you cannot swim in the dam as it is marine protected but there are two swimming pools to cool down in. We saw eland, bontebok and zebra and tons of birds who visited our campsite daily. Watch out for the baboons and lock everything away!

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Thank Lainey0401
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Lainey, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The reserve is beautiful and tranquil, the Manor House extremely comfortable, the staff excellent and beautifully trained and a very good wine list is on offer. De Hoop, however lacks the polish and slickness it needs to charge such high end prices. It is not entirely good value or money. The food is alright, but not brilliant. Both dinners were... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Sockzilla, Thank you for visiting De Hoop and for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your stay was less than satisfactory, your concerns have been noted and will be seen to. We do hope that you will give us another try in the future, we look forward to welcoming you back. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We had one of the Opstal Vlei Suites, a beautiful, large room with chairs, sofa etc, an outdoor sitting area and a huge bathroom with centre bath, lovely. Great scenery and wildlife, we had a lovely picnic on the rocks just above the beach watching whales, bliss. The Fig Tree restaurant looked to be mayhem most evenings but still managed... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write this great review for us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to De Hoop and hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 3 nights in the Pelargonium cottage in De Hoop. What a wonderfully relaxing time it was. The cottage has everything you need and is serviced. There is no radio or TV but we did not miss it at all. It was great being able to watch the animals come close to our cottage. There is... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Lozz, Thank you so much for visiting De Hoop and for the wonderful feedback! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here and we hope to welcome you back on your next trip to South Africa. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Staying in the rondavels is the economic way to explore all the reserve has to offer. We really enjoyed our 3 days at De Hoop - the scenery and the wildlife were amazing! Unfortunately, the 5 rondavel huts are really packed in tight, literally within 2m of each other, although there is a barrier between them which offers some privacy.... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Dan, Thank you very much for visiting De Hoop and for the feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Located on the borders of the Hoopvlei, in the park, not in Bredadorp itself. 25 km of dirtroad, good to do with a VW Polo, but take your time. Cottage with vieuw on the water of the Vlei, be sure of that otherwise you have a look at the empty plain, most of the tome, perhaps a zebra or kudu... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback enruit! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Few other reserves offer as complete an outdoor experience as De Hoop - sea, sand dunes, the vlei, a floral sensation of rare fynbos plants, diverse antelope and the Potberg Mountains, with world class whale watching in season. Activities are diverse and guests choose between various day walks through the rich fynbos plains or along the deserted coastline or mountain biking along the many gravel roads. Accommodation ranges from neat campsites to luxury suites. Onsite restaurant open daily, and day visitors welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages

Address: Longstreet | Overberg, Bredasdorp 7280, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Bredasdorp
Hotel Class:3.5 star — De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages Hotel Bredasdorp
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