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De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

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Breakfast included
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

The hotel has very good bedrooms and an absolutely huge lounge area. It is situated in a quiet location with pleasant gardens. The staff are helpful and friendly. I understand their chef manager left some time ago and they are struggling a bit to keep...More

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Response from Christopher P, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded April 20, 2018

I wish to thank you kindly for taking the time to participate within the Tripadvisor community. My name is Christopher and I served as Chef de Cuisine from January 2011 through to January 2017; I am thrilled to advise that I shall be taking on...More

Reviewed February 7, 2018

Lovely colonial style Dutch hotel. Situated in quiet street. Big rooms with pretty gardens and pool. Very good breakfasts and dinner. Staff were so friendly and helpful.. Riversdale has very interesting museum and an old gaol where there is good coffee and cake,More

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Response from DeDoornkraal, Assistant Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to give a feedback about your experience with us. We are so pleased that we have been able to contribute to a pleasant stay. Riversdale does have a few hidden treasures (hope to have been the best...More

Reviewed January 18, 2018

We had a great stay and found the accomodation excellent and service superb. Justin especially was very good despite him only starting relatively recently. The only challenge was the food. You have a very complex menu for a small hotel and the chef struggled to...More

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Response from Christopher P, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to participate in the Tripadvisor Community. I am thrilled to advise that I have been re-appointed as General Manager & Chef de Cuisine effective from the 1st May 2018; I served at De Doornkraal for six years...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018

Beautiful SA architecture with huge, spacious rooms. And bathroomsin a quiet street, but close to town centre. Onsite restaurant with a quaint garden full of fresh herbs etc. Staff was friendly and professional.

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Warmly welcomed by knowledgeable reception staff .Room was clean, neat and comfortable. Whilst the dinner menu was small, the food was excellent. Pleasant breakfast included in the rate. All in all ,a great hotel to stopover and get a good nights rest.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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US$55 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$55 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Response from Rod H | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there in September last year and had absolutely no problem in booking. I booked on line and we had a large room for the two of us. The connecting room was free so we could have had that as well.
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"Do not take a road see room - too noisy although they are the larger better rooms"
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"Go for the Vineyard Cottage if there are 4 of you - its an experience!"
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"Do not choose either of the cottages!"
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"Our room fronting onto the stoop was spacious and quiet."
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