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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

We loved our stay at Cypress Cottages. Hilary was a wonderful hostess. The cottage was quiet, clean, neat and perfect for our overnight stay. The kids had a wonderful time and fell in love with the resident boxer, Ammo. A highly recommended venue - thank you!

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed in one of the brandnew River Bend Cottages which was perfect equipped, with modern furniture in spacious room. Own patio with braai, secure parking, free Wifi, we enjoyed everything. Absolute quiet part of town but yet nearby of lovely restaurants and cafes. Hillary and staff let us feel at home. We had a marvellous stay and would like... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a fellow traveller, Cypress Cottages offers an elegant stay in an attractive part of town. Situated amongst beautiful gardens and next to the main house, this Cottage was 4 star luxury and offered two en-suite bedrooms, a kitchen, lounge & dining room. Furnishings are extremely comfortable! A welcome pot of tea was offered on arrival and a pool... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

We stayed in a 2 ensuite bedroomed cottage which is vastly underrated as a 4 star property. The cottage can only be described as quite magnificent offering quality period furnishings and very spacious with a dining room, full kitchen and lounge. Adjacent to the main house with beautiful gardens, resident ducks and a backdrop of the mountains. A pool supplied... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stayed in River Bend cottage. We were so happy with our stay as Natasha was so so accommodating and made us feel right at home and that nothing was too much trouble. We have stayed elsewhere in Graaf Reinet and can honestly say that this was our favourite experience to date. It is situated on the edge of town... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

What a lovely Karoo cottage: neat, clean and tastefully decorated. Situated in a quite part of town for a good nights rest. The breakfast, prepared in your own cottage, was nice, although the lamb sausages were undercooked. Look no further, this is the place to stay in Graaff-Reinet.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed over at Cypress Cottage on our way back to Johannesburg after spending some time in Cape Town. Natasha was really helpful and friendly. She booked us a place for dinner that evening and ensured that we had everything we needed. The accommodation is very clean, neat, spacious and the towels are extremely soft! The aircon was wonderful in... More 

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Boksburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Graaff-Reinet and decided to find somewhere to spend the night before continuing our journey. As this was peak season most places were full. We found Cypress cottage on booking.com but decided to first go see what it looked like. Fortunately they had a cancelation and was able to give us a newly renovated self catering unit. The... More 

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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Wonderful stay!! We will come again. Friendly snd helpful staff. Petsonal attention. Highly recommended! Beautiful setting near Sondagsrivier. Clean neat rooms with all the extras. Lovely gardens and pool.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

I stayed one night en route from Joburg to Cape Town. In a quiet street even by Graaff-Reinet standards, some nice views of the mountains. A friendly welcome from the host, who had booked me in to a restaurant for dinner, but from then on its no service self catering. I was in one of the newly converted cottages across... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cottages are of the early 1800s Cape Dutch variety & are understatedly decorated with a highly developed taste for the natural & comfortable. Rooms display high reed ceilings, solid pine & slate floors, antique chests, fresh flowers & free-standing baths. Breakfasts consist of free-range eggs, yogurt, fruits from the orchard, toast, bacon & delicious sausage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cypress Cottage

Address: 76 Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range: $90 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cypress Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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