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    The Old Trading Post

    1.7 Km Down Die Vleie / the Lakes Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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    • Excellent82%
    • Very good15%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
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    “garden room” (9 reviews)
    “b b” (18 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 118 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    My husband and I Stayed at The Old Trading Post for six nights with Mike and Rene, who had celebrated their marriage just the week before. Our first impressions were enthralling. The house is authentic Victorian in style and interior and full of beautiful furniture...More

    Thank Sandy B
    Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 3 days ago

    Sandy and Ian, thanks for the 6 night stay and the wonderful review, it is our pleasure to share our home and environment which we love, with visitors from all over the world. So glad you enjoyed your time here! 'til next time! Mike &...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2017

    We had an awesome time, just felt at home, everything was picturesque and clean, breakfast was delicious including the homemade rye bread which we bought from Rene. the area is so beautiful and right by many nature trails which we could walk to. will defiantly...More

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    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    An excellent location close to a lake with many opportunities for hiking in the adjacent Wilderness Park or sporting activities such as paragliding, golf etc. The accommodation consisted of a bedroom with separate bathroom, a sitting room with fully equipped microwave, hot plate, toaster and...More

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    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    After a long journey from Cape Town, it was good to stay for the night in a quiet beautiful location. The service as great and we enjoyed a lovely evening meal and breakfast before we continued our travels.

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    Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 13 September 2017

    Thank you Ann for taking time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay!

    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    Excellent value in the wonderful Wilderness area. It was just a stopover for us on our trip. The cottage is pet friendly. Out of the way, very peaceful, kids loved it! Close to the lakes. Excellent food! Home cooked by Rene and brought to our...More

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    Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 11 August 2017

    Thanks Quintus for the kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit! Mike & René

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$61 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Western Cape >
    • Wilderness
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