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De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed February 22, 2016

We had on overnight stop here on a journey from St Francis Bay to Hermanus. Whilst some might regard the room we had as a bit old-fashioned (it had everything we needed), that was part of the charm of De Doornkraal for us. Delightful and...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2016

A lovely old building with some great rooms and excellent food. The staff were extremely good and obliging. We stopped on our journey from Cape Town to Knysna and as a stopover it was first class. However, there seems to be little to do in...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Hotel was very good to stay and decided to have dinner there which worked out great. The menu had an Asian influence, well presented and more importantly everything we had tasted great. Didn't have high expectations but very delighted with the outcome. Manager/Chef came by...More

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Response from DeDoornkraal, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded February 6, 2016

Thank you kindly for your participation in the Tripadvisor community ! I am thrilled that you enjoyed you stay and it was an honor to cook for you. We shall continue to work hard at improving our offering and hope that one day we will...More

Reviewed January 31, 2016

This is a little oasis for us on our travels down the garden route. Christopher and his staff are amazing and make one feel completely at home in such a beautiful setting. The food from the restaurant is a treat - we always look forward...More

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Response from DeDoornkraal, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded February 6, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and participate in the Tripadvisor community! It is always a pleasure to be of service to yourselves and thank you for you constructive contribution apropos our wine list which will be receiving the...More

Reviewed January 27, 2016

We had a great one night stay at the De Doornkraal - it's a lovely hotel in a historic old building - the staff are all very friendly. The meal in the restaurant at night was fantastic - real fine dining ! Would definitely stay...More

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Response from DeDoornkraal, General Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded February 6, 2016

We wish to thank you for your participation within the Tripadvisor community. Your kind words are much appreciated and we shall count the days until your possible return - where we will aim to improve on your first visit. I hope that your onward journey...More

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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
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Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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US$57 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$57 - US$142 (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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