BK is a unique place with a tranquil atmosphere. It is very popular with repeat customers, some of whom have been coming for over a decade. There are only a handful of rooms so one has to book many months in advance during the high season.
Its olde world charm will appeal particularly to older visitors and the emphasis is on good food and personal service.
My one concern was the morning and evening nature drives. Our guide, Daniel, was very friendly and obliging but not naturally suited to explaining the wide profusion of flagrant and fauna on the estate. We learned so much from chatting to Lesley, the manager of BK who used to take the nature drives, that we realised what we were missing.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Bartholomeus Klip Hermon