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Pictures Guest House
Ranked #5 of 78 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 24, 2009

We stayed at pictures in oudtshoorn and it was like visiting a fine boutique hotel. The service was excellent, Wim and Margo (the owners) really treated us with the best service. The rooms are modern and even a movie and dvd collection was provided . The house and interior is a modern african decorated villa with stunning black and white photography to decorate the house (the owner is a collector). We had a great stay and will certainly advise travelers to visit Wim and Margo at Pictures. The house is a perfect place to enjoy and see the beautiful country of South-Africa! We will be back.. Mark and Glenn
P.S. Great breakfast everything prepared so fresh! wow...!

  • Stayed: February 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 9, 2009

We stayed at this great Guesthouse in January 2009 for 2 nights and wish we could have extended our stay.
Based on past bad experiences in Oudtshoorn with other hotels and Guesthouses, we looked for something stylish, contemporary, new and found Pictures.

The Guesthouse is owned by Margot and Wim, a lovely couple from the Netherlands who decided to leave Holland two years ago, knowing South Africa for many years through their vacation home in Knysna.

Margot and Wim renovated the 8 year old house completely when they bought it in 2006.
The guesthouse has a beautiful garden with a large swimming pool and lounge chairs for the guests. On sunny days breakfast is served on the terrace with homemade bread, fresh juices, fruit salad, muesli, cold cuts and eggs to your liking.
3 stylish and contemporary rooms each with own balcony, air-conditioning, comfortable beds and separate living area welcome the guests after a day full of sightseeing.

Already while making the booking at the guesthouse Margot suggested making restaurant reservations and organized excellent tables at the best restaurants in Oudtshoorn. Both our hosts went the extra mile to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible and we will definitely be back when we are the region again.

  • Stayed: January 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 10, 2009

This place is the perfect place to stay in Oudtshoorn. Very luxery rooms with everything you can wish, the owners Margot and Wim a Dutch couple are an example for perfect hospitality. Shame that we spent only 1 night with them, but we will return.
Jos Ploum

  • Stayed: January 2009, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 10, 2008

My wife and I were delighted to find this contempary gem on the internet. Actually staying there was even better. The hosts Wim and Margot are Dutch but with a long SA background. They are happy and warming people who looked after us and other guests with amazing attention to detail. The Guesthouse has only 3 rooms, but they are stunning, as is the decor and layout of the reception and dining areas. The pool is mid sized with nice patio furniture and secluded gardens around it. Wim was always there on our return from a day out to help us relax with drinks and canopes. He was also excellent with sightseeing advice and booked restaurants for us, and even provided us with the weather forcast for our next destination.

The property is in a quiet area and is very easy to find. We absolutely loved it and hope to return one day.

  • Stayed: February 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 1, 2017
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  • Stayed: July 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 17, 2017
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Stayed: March 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 31, 2017
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  • Stayed: March 2017, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Pictures Guest House

Address: 29 Elley St, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 78 B&Bs / Inns in Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $150 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pictures Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pictures Luxury Accommodation, situated in Oudtshoorn, the heart of the Klein Karoo. Pictures is situated in a residential area of Oudtshoorn close to the town center and close to major tourist attractions. With its warm and comfortable environment created, you will feel right at home. Our guesthouse offers three luxury rooms each with air conditioning en-suite bathroom and private balcony, decorated with a pictures theme. All rooms have TV, DVD, Safe, Tea and Coffee making facilities, Hairdryer, bathrobes and minibar. ... more   less 
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