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Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place perfectly situated near the N1. So Peaceful and relaxing. All the modern comforts you need. Really worth the visit. The meals made to order were delicious. Wish we could of stayed longer, as we were just stopping over. We will definately be back!

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Lexi S, Owner at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much Lee Ann for taking the time to review The Paddocks! We really appreciate the positive feedback and the staff appreciate recognition as we try to uplift the local workforce. We hope to see you soon again.

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (wife, 3-year old and 4 month old, 2 yorkies and a boerboel) staid at this venue on our way back from Cape St Francis on 04/03/2017 Firstly let me thank Evelin whom looked after all the guest and was a delight. Friendly, talkative, informative and made sure that every request was provided for. The venue is a old working...

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Lexi S, Owner at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for taking the time and writing such a detailed review on The Paddocks. I am glad that you enjoyed your time on our working farm and have taken cognisance of the thorns which have been dealt with, unfortunately animals also like the lovely green grass at the playground and bring these in. The Paddocks is advertised...

Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kuilfontein Stable Cottages is an ideal stopover between the Johannesburg/Pretoria area - or even further north in South Africa - and the Cape. The place lies within view but out of sound of the N1, the main highway. There is little else to do. So it is a place for a one-night stand. The accommodation is in converted stables which...

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Lexi S, Owner at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for taking the time to review Kuilfontein Stable Cottages. We appreciate all feedback and hope to see you on your next trip through the country. Kind regards Lexi

Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very clean and comfortable. Friendly family owners. Great history. The front desk chap by the name of "Last" was v good. The food didn't live up to the much touted standards (especially since it was lamb and in the Karoo!) otherwise wd have been 5 stars.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Utterly charming place - exceeded our expectations on every level. Lovely tranquil, rural setting. Loved the quirky aesthetic and the food was exceptional - venison pie was the best I've ever had - worth a trip to Colesberg alone. Hosts are warm and welcoming. Had a lovely walk around the farm finished off by a dip in the shady pool....

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Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stayed over from Jhb to Ctown- Accomodation was very comfortable and well decorated, Reception and service excellent but the biggest surprise was the excellent 3 course meal. My husband had the lamb and I had the peri peri chicken with veges. The starter of carpaccio and veges and the desert was 5 star. Can compete with any restaurant in Jhb....

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Kuilfonrein Stable Cottages provided a perfect half-way stop for me and my daughter en route to Stellenbosch University from Pietermaritzburg. We were greeted by the very kind and helpful Last, who looked after us very well during our stay. The guesthouse is absolutely fantastic - from its quaint, quirky rooms, wonderful decor, beautiful pool, garden and farm surroundings and...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Well-appointed accommodation on a sheep farm outside Colesberg, with spacious child and pet-friendly two bedroom cottages at The Paddocks. Relatively close to the highway, so no major detour to get there. Clean, with comfortable beds, good bathrooms, self-catering kitchen and an open-plan lounge with TV. The staff were friendly and efficient. Truly peaceful surroundings - an ideal place to unwind...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Once again had a most wonderfu stopover at Kuilfontein with Oenny and family. Food absolutely delicious and just a fun start to a holiday. Lovely little pub as well as outdoor seating area and the most welcoming atmosphere

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Kuilfontein Stables Cottages is a comfortable stop over on the route to or from Cape Town. The rooms are well decorated, comfortable and even has a TV. There is a pool to cool off in in the summer months and warm bedding will keep you warm in winter. The best part of a stop over is the dinners. First class...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

Address: N 1 12 Km South of Colesberg | Karoo, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Colesberg
Number of rooms: 8
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“All pet friendly rooms are in the old barn, so all should be the same.”
 of 5 bubbles WOLLE101, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose The Paddocks for families with children and pets”
 of 5 bubbles 44helenem, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book ahead. Do not just turn up and hope for a room”
 of 5 bubbles DerrickLaas, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Open your doors and windows at night in summer - it's perfectly safe and cooler!”
 of 5 bubbles Flip-Alet, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best food in the Karoo”
 of 5 bubbles Johninjohannesburg, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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