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The Overlook

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cottage was lovely, well equipped and clean View is beautiful Will be back Had a stunning breakfast on the deck We had not made a booking for our trip back to Cape Town and phoned on the off chance and no problem Eric & Anna who were fully booked put us in the family unit for the night. Thank you...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always treated Keimoes as a stopover between Cape Town or Johannesburg and some gamepark or country and keep on threatening to use it as a base to explore the islands in the river, the vineyards and the activities between Upington and Kakamas. This venue has a unique position on a small hill overlooking the river. It is small...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thanx for your review!!! I'm actually reconsidering the Gemsbok in that chalet! Glad you had a great time! Hope to see you again soon!!!! Cheers! Eric & Anna

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly welcome from Anna. Safe parking. The view is superb and sunsets from the patio are just the think after a long day on the road. The chalets are clean and well equipped but the dead Gemsbok head and neck hunting trophy looking down onto the bed was not the recipe for sweet dreams.(the middle chalet has the Gemsbok head...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Anna has been doing a stellar job while I have been in America and now surgery. The Gemsbok trophy... All the other chalets are not "equipped" with Safari memorabilia. The steps down to th BBQ are a bit steep. Thankfully not many of them. In future, I/we are here for you! we can carry,...

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely stop over for 1 night. Perfectly clean, modern and well appointed. Good kitchen, large bedroom and bathroom. Friendly and efficient. Safe parking and good food at nearby restaurants. Well situated on route through Calvinia.

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review!! Anna was your host! ; )

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our chalet was kitted out with everything we might need. Smart decor and good quality furnishings (which I noticed and appreciated after staying in shabby self-catering cottages in the Northern Cape). Lovely view of Keimoes, and a great pool (refreshingly cool on a hot December day). Good bird life. Best part was the fabulous dinner and breakfast cooked by Eric....

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your heart felt review!!! Means the world to me. I am especially delighted that you embraced authentic Indonesian cuisine!! It was a joy to have you both here!!!!!

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The chalets are on a hilltop overlooking the Orange River valley, and beyond that the dry veld. Just below the three units are the braai and the swimming pool, with the same view. The place is less than two minutes from the Spar. A perfect place for a relaxing weekend getaway, or if you have business in the area. And...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding review!!!!! This means the world to us! Having guests like yourselves makes doing business and entertaining an absolute pleasure!!!!! Cheers! Eric Husing CEC

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect such a neat and beautiful place. The pictures didn't do it any justice. The hospitality was simply amazing. It felt like home from the minute we arrived. Eric and his wife was the perfect hosts and so was everything else. The spectacular view, the crystal clear rim pool and awesome braai area to name but a few....

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thanx for your outstanding review!!!! Eric @ "The Overlook"

Suffern, New York
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I love The Overlook!! The property is beautiful, and peaceful. The chalets are perfect, and equipped with everything you need. There is also a family suite. You can either cater for yourself, or have Eric cook for you. I strongly suggest the latter! His Asian cuisine is to die for! There is a beautiful Braai area to use to self-cater...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Africa to experience "The Overlook". ; )

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself on the edge of the Kalahari getting ready to head north into Namibia... There is no better place to hang your hat than The Overlook at Keimoes. Eric and Anna are the most gentlest host, filled with all the local info and far far more taboot! Their place is spotless, perfectly appointed and perfectly perched on...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thanx Paddy for your outstanding review! Best of times for your Safari!!!!! Cheers, Eric

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

On our yearly visit to The Kgalagadi we came across this gem. Security,luxury accomodation and excellent service. Thank you Eric an Anna. Our stay was awesome . We were safe and your food was out of this world. We will be back!!!! Fantastic view and wonderfull birds.

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Only our pleasure to have you stay with us!!!!!!!!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Overlook

Address: 9 Von Wielligh Street, Keimoes 8860, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Keimoes
Price Range: $74 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the cottages have a lovely view”
Rose676, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“They are all the same, the one on the right (looking out) may be a bit more private.”
  • Looking from our stoep over the pool.
  • View from our stoep, sun setting over the valley
TwobeAlive, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Any room is perfect!”
loust03, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all good”
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“3 separate units with stunning views and family unit in the main house”
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