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Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

Overview
On Route 62 between Oudtshoorn & Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn 6620 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very big and confortable, close to the restaurant which was nice for our baby. The food and wine are very good. We have enjoyed the place and the Swartberg Nature Reserve. The hotel is far from Oudtshoorn but it’s no a fantastic...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on the farm. Although we stayed only one night, we enjoyed a great dinner and could stay a little longer in the pool area. And what an exceptional sunset, we saw in this almost desert like area!

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place! The rooms were large and every detail was perfect. Our host was friendly and very helpful in arranging a dinner offsite for us. Breakfast was excellent. The pool area was such a relaxing, peaceful place to take in the beauty of...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This was an outstanding stay in every way. Our accommodation was very comfortable, & furnished with care & good taste. Dining was a treat beyond expectation, with Elmare's personal touch giving it that something extra.

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Rietf_Ostrich_Palace, Owner at Rietfontein Ostrich PalaceResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review, was lovely meeting you and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

The quality of accommodation, the fine dining of a 4 course evening meal and the quality of breakfast reflected the care and passion our hosts put into everyone's visit. The entire stay exceeded our expectations. A 10 out of 10 rating.

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Rietf_Ostrich_Palace, Owner at Rietfontein Ostrich PalaceResponded 4 weeks ago

Was our pleasure to host you at Rietfontein. Thank you for your review.

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About
Description
This warm and inviting restored farmhouse nestles at the foot of the Swartberg Mountain on the world’s first established ostrich farm in the Cape Colony, Rietfontein, which dates from the nineteenth century. More (Ostrich farming was commenced in 1879). Also situated between the “Ostrich Capital” (Oudtshoorn) and “Port Capital” (Calitzdorp). At Rietfontein you will find all the comforts of home, with relax surroundings to make your stay a perfect pleasure. We have restored various outbuildings on the farm, which today house the different accommodation units and restaurant , reception and gift shop. The accommodation comprises of 4 separate units, in total 7 ensuite rooms. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$95 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$95 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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"All looked good"
walawton
Jun. 24, 2018
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"in the middle of paradise"
804klausw
Apr. 18, 2018
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"Spacious separate guesthouses, near the old historical buildings, with ensuite and bath, high ceiling...."
blankenbyl
Dec. 5, 2017
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"Rooms by the restaurant and mean hotel are really fabulous , try for the Emma cottage"
DarylCape
Apr. 28, 2017
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