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    Red Stone Hills

    6.5 km on Kruisriver turnoff from R62 Between Oudtshoorn and Calitzdorp, Buffelskloof 6620, South Africa
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    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    During our tour of South Africa, we stayed at the Red Stone Hills, a wonderful stopover on our way from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. I was looking forward to the experience & it was above my expectations! Red Stones Hills offers several cottages spread...More

    Thank isabelleg648
    Response from Cecilia P, Owner at Red Stone HillsResponded 25 September 2017

    Hope your daughter can enjoy are beautiful surroundings next time on horseback! You need more time to explore all the plants and wildlife in the red stone hills. Thank you for the positive review.!

    Reviewed 18 August 2017

    Unpretentious, rustic and relaxed. The cottage is basic but clean and has a comfortable bed with lovely snug duvet (it snowed on the nearby Swartberg while we were there) and we enjoyed our stay. Good shower too. Ideal if you are wanting to photograph the...More

    Thank Catherine040
    Response from Cecilia P, Owner at Red Stone HillsResponded 19 August 2017

    Paradise for photographers. So grateful you enjoyed your stay with us! Your cottage was built in 1876 with original sash windows on front side.

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    We stayed with a family of 5 in the Bushman cottage. Cottage is nicely renovated with respect for the old building and has matching furniture. Spacious. Separate dining room and lounge both with fireplace. Although not very luxuruous, the cottage is comfortable. There is fair...More

    Thank RBR-66
    Response from Cecilia P, Owner at Red Stone HillsResponded 19 August 2017

    Thank you for compliment on the meals. We avoid frozen foods as far as possible. This cottage was built in 1888 with original oregan pine doors, floors and sash windows. North facing Victorian veranda with spectacular view of the red stone hills and the vineyards....More

    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    We stayed 3 nights in Ostrich Palace cottage and made full use of the indoor braai and log fire in the cold winter evenings. There was snow on the surrounding mountain ranges while we were there and the drive into Outdshoorn taking the the back...More

    Thank capetownmatt
    Response from Cecilia P, Owner at Red Stone HillsResponded 25 July 2017

    Wonderful to know that you enjoyed your 3 night stay with us! The back road via the foot of the Swartberg mountains is a beautiful, scenic drive to the Cango Caves and Oudtshoorn. Hope to see you again!

    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    We had a lovely stay at this rustic and pleasantly secluded spot. Our cottage, The Birds Nest, was charming and fully equipped - we truly wanted for nothing and the excellent wifi was a welcome bonus. Our host made an extra effort to secure our...More

    Thank ariellarosanna
    Response from Cecilia P, Owner at Red Stone HillsResponded 24 July 2017

    Thank you for staying with us. We have extreme temperatures in this semi-desert in winter! Nights are chilly, but the days are warm. The fireplace helps a lot to warm up the cottage in the evenings. Grateful you enjoyed your stay with us.

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    • US$50 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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