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Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Finding the place out of the main town is a challenge. Warm welcome on arrival We realised that some TLC is needed & bathing robes would be a nice touch for wandering to & from the pool. As first time visitors we suggest staff are more knowledgable as to what attractions are suitable - lots of Ostrich farms and provide... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We were impressed by the warm welcome from the owner on arrival who made every effort to make sure we we comfortably settled in and had all our needs catered for. Our room was a bit tired and in need of an update but perfectly adequate for our overnight stay. The grounds were beautiful and we had the use of... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

A very comfortable and relaxing stay just out of Oudtshoorn, perfect for visiting the Cango caves and local ostrich farms. Rooms are fully appointed and comfortable and the staff are helpful and friendly. Good quality breakfast and evening meals but 2 nights perfect unless you want to drive into Oudtshoorn for an evening meal. Great location for driving through the... More 

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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Fabulous place in beautiful location and very relaxed. Food lovely. Very friendly and helpful. Wifi a bit slow, safe small and limited main food choice but that didn't matter as it' s cooked wonderfully and as its a little bit of paradise! Will definitely come again!

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Thank Andrew761963
Surrey
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stayed for 2 nights and couldn't have been happier with our choice of accommodation. Wonderful location with beautifully maintained gardens and very helpful and friendly staff and owner. Would highly recommend.

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I stayed here for one night with my family, and one night was enough. The family rooms were spacious, but should be renovated. The windows could not be shut properly, resulting in us finding 4 giant spiders in our rooms when we were about to go to bed. The spiders had probably emerged because of the afternoon rain. I collected... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We stayed at The Thorntree for the night of 18 March 2015. It is a lovely family type hotel, with little chalets around the property and two pools. The owners are on hand most of the time, mingling with residents. The food was really nice and the room lovely. The grounds are so well kept. Will really go back there... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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254 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 633 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

My wife and I stayed here for two nights in April, ‘15. The Thorntree is located outside of Oudstorn about 10 miles on the road to Cango Cave and very close to one of the major Ostrich farms, and also to Buffelsdrift, a small game reserve that has a beautiful lodge and restaurant. At first we were concerned about being... More 

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Thank NaMakani
south africa
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93 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

this b/b outside outshoorn has potential to be really good ,but needs major renovation on outdated rooms mattresses pillows towels safes carpets,the breakfast was mediocre with little choice of main.as the price of this accom is r1300 per couple per night,it is on the high side for the area ,i rate it as a 3star establishment and the prices should... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

The setting is really beautiful and you can take a walk in the gardens surrounding the rooms. The staff is very attentive (they even wash your car before you head out!) & the owner comes to great you at your table during diner. The meal was really enjoyable with tasty food and a good choice of wine. However we were... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thorntree Country House is a luxury 4 star establishment offering exclusivity in natural peaceful surroundings. Situated on route to the Cango Caves, Cango Ostrich Show Farm and Swartberg Pass, this is the ideal base from which to explore the Little Karoo or just to enjoy life. Owner run and managed, ensuring quality service and personal attention. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Thorntree Country House

Address: Cango Caves Road | R328 (North), Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $141 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Thorntree Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“all rooms in grounds”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhilton, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“It doesn' t make any differance.”
 of 5 bubbles maroem, 13 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for their inter leading family suite when traveling with children”
 of 5 bubbles 40carlh, 12 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Any room will do. Wifi on the rerrace at the pool is best reception. But who needs wifi in such a tranquil surrounding!”
 of 5 bubbles RoundaboutTours, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I'm afraid it will be hard to find a free room and if so, just take it, all of them are nicely set in the garden. If you have the choice, you can, according to your preferences, ask one close to the sweet water OR the saltwater pool!”
 of 5 bubbles jeanpaulp931, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
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