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Dunstone Country House

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Manchester
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a lovely five night stay here on half board and enjoyed our evening meals at the Stone Kitchen. Tea and homemade cake is provided between 4-5 p.m., followed by wine tasting between 6-7 p.m. when bottles are left out and you help yourself. We normally had dinner at 7.30 p.m. in the Stone Kitchen where breakfast is also...

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you both with us and so glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you again next year! Thank you so much for the wonderful review

Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We keep coming back, but why wouldn't you when the accommodation is perfect even down to the rosebud on our turned down bed. The afternoon tea and cake is a lovely touch but it doesn't stop there, there's wine and nibbles with the other guests at 6 while sitting in the visitors lounge which has an amazing view over the...

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

As always it was so lovely to see you both back at Dunstone and we are all so glad you had yet another wonderful stay with us. See you next year. Thank you so much for the wonderful review.

Northants
Reviewed 6 March 2017

First of all, this property is in the most wonderful location, very scenic and peaceful. We stayed in the Manor House which was beautiful and had been refurbished with great care, attention and taste about 12 months previously. The quality of all the fixtures and fittings including the pool furniture was first class. The food at the onsite restaurant was...

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you to stay, and so glad you loved our Dunstone Manor. Yes we are renting the house as one whole unit from next season, maybe you have friends and you can book the house - it will be lovely to see you again, but be quick February 2018 at the Manor is almost fully booked!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stayed in the Lavender Room. The setting is beautiful and the accommodation very comfortable. Staff are excellent - overall we had a really relaxing few days. We would definitely return for a longer stay next time.

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

We await your return - so glad you loved your stay with us, The team at Dunstone send their regards.

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Just amazing. The food is divine and the setting without comparison. Both at the restaurant and the guest house, the staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble . We will be back again and again

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

We really look forward to seeing you again, so glad you found everything at Dunstone wonderful,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had three nights and it was terrific. Abby and all the staff were lovely and always helpful; the room very comfortable and the pool a lovely spot to relax. Very nice to be served afternoon tea and cake and the happy wine hour was a great chance to meet other guests over a glass of wine.

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you to stay here at Dunstone, so glad you loved your stay with us, All the best form the team at Dunstone

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stayed only one night as we were attending a wedding in Wellington. We stayed in the Olive room in the Manor house. We felt very welcome. There are 2 roads into Dunstone. The first goes up to the reception where we checked in then a short drive to the Manor house. There we were also greeted in a friendly...

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we are so happy to read you had a wonderful stay and liked all the trimmings we offer. So sorry that the municipal Bovlei road is un-tarred and a little bumpy in places and not ideal for little cars, it does however add to the country - get away from it all experience.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

We have stayed here many times and it is always excellent. The rooms are all of a very high standard, staff very helpful and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The stone kitchen restaurant is excellent. The views are magnificent. Have already booked for next year.

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DunstoneEstate, Owner at Dunstone Country House, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you back at Dunstone and already look forward to seeing you again next year, your help with the harvest was as always, fantastic.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had a wonderful time there, a very special place, family run by fantastic hosts set in a majestic position. Perfectly friendly staff, wonderful service. You feel a perfect sense of caring and luxury in every detail from the moment you check in. Both dinner and breakfast were outstanding, highest quality ingredients and perfect taste - delicious. We loved this...

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Thank you for your lovely review, so wonderful to know that you had a great time at Dunstone, it was a great pleasure to host you and do hope to see you again soon.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stayed here for one night (booked out beyond that!) and loved it. An old fruit farm that has been replanted as a vineyard about 15 years ago. Charming hosts and staff. We were is the honeysuckle lodge and were very happy with the accommodation. Views are fantastic from the estate and the evening wine tasting with the other guests in...

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Many thanks for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed our great setting and that the staff looked after you so well, we do hope to see you again - book in advance next time so you can stay longer!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peace and tranquillity await at this luxurious and romantic wine and fruit estate, set in the heart of the Cape Winelands, South Africa. Dunstone Country House lies at the foot of the historic Bainskloof pass, Wellington, Cape Winelands, South Africa. Escape the big city and accommodation of Cape Town, and enjoy the peace and quiet of the beautiful town of Wellington.

Dunstone Country House is ideally located to explore the Western Cape. Only 45 minutes from Cape Town, 15 minutes from Paarl and 30 minutes from Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

Situated at the foothills of the mountains, down a dirt gravel road, amazing views and the sound of nature welcome you. Want to escape to a place with no traffic or town noise then this is the place for you.

Dunstone Country House: Five beautifully-appointed guest suites are the original Dunstone guest rooms; they are housed in the converted stables and a stable farm cottage. The rooms delight guests with stunning views of the mountains, vines and the farm. From your private entrance and veranda, enter a little home-away-from-home, with all modern comforts and all the extra touches for which Dunstone has become renowned. These enjoy the comfort of a beautiful guest lounge overlooking the mountains and vineyards with wrap around views and an infinity pool overlooking the vineyards and mountains beyond.

Dunstone Manor: A new addition to the Estate is the recently acquired, original manor house. A stately three bedroom house on the southern rise of the farm, set amongst lush gardens, towering shady oak trees, and vineyards. This beautiful property has an air of tranquillity, making it the perfect retreat. The property can either be rented as a private house sleeping 6 – 8 persons on a B&B or self-catering basis, or as individual guest suites on a B&B basis. The three individually decorated bedroom are housed on the first floor and offer beautiful views over the gardens, vineyard and mountains. Downstairs is a gracious guest lounge which opens out on to a pretty stoep with its own sun drenched pool.

The Cottages: Guava cottage is a self-catering cottage amongst the guava orchard, it boasts its own Viognier vineyard outside the front door. Guava has 2 king-sized bedrooms, a private garden and private heated swimming pool. Guava can also be taken on a B&B basis. Vine Cottage is a new addition on the southern slope of the Estate. Originally stables, it is tastefully converted into a pretty one-bedroom cottage, a very private escape for 2. Guests at Vine cottage have access to all facilities at the Country House, on a B&B option. Facilities: In addition to the facilities listed below, we also offer off street vine shaded parking; free wifi; DSTV hotel package; a fully licensed family Bistro restaurant; winery, cellar tours and wine tasting. We have 10 hectares of beautiful far to explore, including vineyards and fruit orchards.

In-Room: All rooms have air-Conditioning with cooling and heating mode; fine cotton linen; goose down duvets and pillows; en-suite bathroom; high quality towels & bath robes; luxury amenities; hairdryer; large bar fridge with honesty bar, and snacks and tea tray with homemade lavender cookies. Rooms also boast safe, iPod player, flat screen television with DSTV hotel package, DVD Player with USB port, and an in-house DVD library is also available.

Dunstone Country House facilities include: beautiful guest lounge overlooking vineyards and mountains, with honesty bar and tea and coffee making facilities; 10m infinity swimming pool with luxury loungers; landscaped gardens including a herb garden, roses and lavender.

Dunstone Manor facilities include: A beautiful guest lounge leading out onto a sun drenched swimming pool; vine covered stoep and seating area; fully equipped kitchen and honesty bar; braai facilities.

Cottage facilities include: Guava - fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, private garden, private heated 6*4m pool. Vine - private veranda and garden,

Area Information: Dunstone Estate is ideally located to explore the Western Cape. Only 45 minutes from Cape Town, 15 minutes from Paarl and 30 minutes from Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

TGCSA 4-Star Guest House | Dinners from R250 pp | B&B Rates include breakfast, wine tasting and afternoon tea

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Address: Bovlei Road, Wellington 7655, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wellington
Price Range: $142 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dunstone Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms would be of the same standard.”
angieManchester, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Grab a room in the Manor House while you can”
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“All rooms are excellent”
, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are cottages available I think, but for a special occasion and to share with friends, choose the Manor House.”
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“We stayed in the Lavender room with a private garden. Spacious and luxurious.”
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