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De Kelders Private Villa

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 September 2012

De Kelders, is an excellent place to stay, if you like the feeling of luxury and tranquility De Kelders is for you. The food is fantastic and the host (Neil) is full of knowledge and willing to go out of his way to make your stay memorable. Simply put, don't stay anywhere else, you will be cheating yourself out of...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

thank you for your great review. it was wonderful to have you in our home, we loved your sense of humor and do hope to receive you when you are back in cape town warm de kelders wishes neil

Durbanville Hills, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2012

De Kelders villa is much more than anything i have ever expected. It is THE most tranquil and beautiful retreat, a true reflection of the astonishing talents of decorator/stylist/writer/chef/artist/host Niel Stemmet . This is a true nest of stillness where one could spend days on end getting creatively inspired and hatching one`s dreams.... Chris van Niekerk - FOCI Function Concepts

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Chris thank you for staying with us. as a fellow creative - your view is very kind - thank you for that. we do hope to share some more days with you. warm de kelders wishes neil

Upington, Northern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2012

A pleasure and a treat to every sence. The attention to detail is proof of a passion second to none. Every stay here will be memorable. Every room has a personality that cannot be missed and was clearly very personally and purposefully attended to. This is not a guest house, but an experience in life and relaxation. I don't recommed...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Abel thank you for your very kind review. we do hope to receive you back in de kelders soon. warm wishes from the bay of plenty neil

Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Before we went on our mother-son-trip we had already seen photos of de kelders private villa and knew it had to be a wonderful place. But what pictures cannot show is the warmth and hospitality of the hosts living in the house. Thank you for the wonderful stay, which has exceeded our expectations by far. It was nice to sit...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Birgit and Eric It was wonderful to receive you in our home, glad you loved the impromptu BBQ, the whales, the hikes. De kelders is a wonderful secret place. do come back and relive some special memories soon. warm wishes neil

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 August 2012

This is De Kelders' best kept secret. Inside, you could be anywhere in the world - devine decor with books, music and art, food, a fireplace and renowned hospitality. Outside you are reminded that you are in one of the most beautiful settings in South Africa - the sunset, tranquility, beautiful walks, fresh fish at the harbour, local wines as...

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14Thank hester_vollgraaff
neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Hester thank you for your review, i am so glad that you loved our quiet village - please come back soon neil

Cape Town
Reviewed 31 July 2012

What a wonderful, relaxing experience I had with my daughter and her cousin at De Kelders Private Villa in the cold & wet winter month of June this year! Sitting in the most beautiful 'home' in the whole of South Africa, watching the rain dancing on the dunes with a good book, good music and lots of DVD's was pure...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Anneke thank you so much for your review - do hope to have you back in de kelders, soon warm wishes neil

Camps Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2012

I was fortunate enough to have experienced the warmth, hospitality and exceptional high standard of accommodation, food and outstanding hosting at this beautiful location in Gansbaai. Niel is a host par excellence and has succeeded in creating a home away from home for his guests. An absolute must to stay when in the area or even worth a destination if...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Dehan thank you so much for your review, we do look forward to welcome you back soon

Jhb
Reviewed 4 July 2012

De Kelders Private Villa exceeded all our expectations. The Villa is tastefully furnished, yet Neil is quick to make you feel absolutely welcome and totally relaxed in his beautiful place. He is the perfect host and had a wonderful way with interacting with my children. My kids quickly made friends with Tulula, the queen cat. Neil's attention to detail didn't...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Jolande it was wonderful to have you, here, in our home - thank you for staying with us - we do hope to welcome you and your family back soon warm de kelders wishes neil

Upington, South Africa
Reviewed 2 July 2012

I had the luxury of staying at De Kelders Private House at the end of March 2012. What a fantastic experience! I immediately felt so at home and Queen Tuluna, the cat, was the perfect companion. I spent hours on the stoep reading and listening to the most exquisite music that is available. The fact that there is no DStv...

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Dear DIrkje Thank you for your wonderful review , we do hope to welcome you back soon. Warm de kelders wishes . Neil

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Don't even dare drive past De Kelders without spending a day or more at De Kelders Private Villa. The loss will be yours and great for that matter. Not knowing much about this quaint little hamlet, we arrived just before sunset and stepped into an experience I still find hard to explain. Meeting our host Neil Stemmet, a celebrity designer...

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neilstemmet, Owner at De Kelders Private Villa, responded to this review

dear Tania , thank you so much for your generous and kind words , we will treasure them - always. the whales are back in the bay, please come see them soon . neil

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2014/2015/2016 TRIPADVISOR NO 1 in the Gansbaai and Overberg for speciality accommodation. The house is neither a B&B or a guest house. It is a villa and a haven for the discerning traveller, who understands quality, stillness and privacy. Acclaimed by ELLE Decoration, House&Leisure, Conde Nast House&Garden and Gourmet, the villa offers the luxury of privacy. Three large bedrooms only, a 150m lounge with library of magazines, books, music and films. Large fireplace for the winter nights. Large garden with secluded, private, heated salt water pool. The 80m open terrace with beautiful views of the village and Walker Bay is secluded and offers the perfect hideaway for reading. The ocean is 200 steps away. Our breakfasts are special and our pre-booked home cooked regional dinners are legendary. The owner is an author of cook books. The house in not branded, hence the name private house and can be rented for exclusive use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Kelders Private Villa

Address: 35 Main Road | DE Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Gansbaai
Price Range: $204 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — De Kelders Private Villa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Take your dinner at Neil's place.”
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“Simply wonderful food and host”
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“just go for dinner and if you like it stay for the night, you will not be disappointed”
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“None of the rooms will disappoint. They are all quite different.”
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