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Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant

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40 bedrooms
20 bathrooms
50 guests
1 night minimum
Private Room
<BR><BR><BR>We are a working ostrich farm in season and 4 Star Guest Lodge with an a la carte Restaurant Situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains,14 km from Oudtshoorn , exactly halfway between Oudtshoorn and the World Famous Cango Caves.We offer hiking, fishing, two swimming pools , horse riding and we are nearby the Cango Ostrich Farm.Enjoy lunch or dinner in our a la carte Restaurant , with a view of the Grobelaarsriver that crosses our farm. Restaurant open everyday with specials! It is a historic building with the Old Watermill still inside the Restaurant. Approx. 150 years old. The farm obtained its name from the old mill. All the wheat from the valley was milled on the farm. At that stage there were hundreds of mills all over the country. In Oct. 2003 Christo and...<BR><BR><BR>We are a working ostrich farm in season and 4 Star Guest Lodge with an a la carte Restaurant Situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains,14 km from Oudtshoorn , exactly halfway between Oudtshoorn and the World Famous Cango Caves.We offer hiking, fishing, two swimming pools , horse riding and we are nearby the Cango Ostrich Farm.Enjoy lunch or dinner in our a la carte Restaurant , with a view of the Grobelaarsriver that crosses our farm. Restaurant open everyday with specials! It is a historic building with the Old Watermill still inside the Restaurant. Approx. 150 years old. The farm obtained its name from the old mill. All the wheat from the valley was milled on the farm. At that stage there were hundreds of mills all over the country. In Oct. 2003 Christo and his wife Doret Spies, changed the old building into an a la carte Restaurant, with 12 x 4 star rooms next to the Restaurant. We are situated in an area called Schoemanshoek / Schoemanspoort, Cango Valley / Cango Road.<BR>We specialize in Venison and Ostrich dishes. We also have lamb, beef fillet, chicken, pasta and many more to choose from. It is a peaceful farm atmosphere and you will have an unforgettable stay with us.Also the perfect location for WEDDINGS , FUNCTIONS & CONFERENCES. Hosts up to 300 people with a spacious dance floor, undercover BBQ facilities, swimming pool area & garden gazebo for your perfect ceremony. Gazebo seats up to 200 people. The venue has a spectacular view of our farm and the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. We supply internet service, screens, telephone & fax service, sound systems, a slide and photocopying service and full secretarial and administrative support for your conference. We have 40, 4-star rooms to accommodate the guests and also two Restaurants: an la carte Restaurant or Buffet Restaurant to choose from to have breakfast, lunch or dinner. <BR>We are only 3 km away from Cango Ostrich Farm, 8km from the World Famous Cango Caves,<BR>9km from the Rust and Vrede Waterfall, 18km from the Swartberg Mountains,<BR>100km from Prince Albert , 90 km from “The Hell”,15km from Oudtshoorn Museum, 10 km from Cango Wildlife Ranch, Horse riding 3km.We have 4 star selfcater, family and double rooms accommodation.PERFECT LOCATION:<BR>We are situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains just 14 km on your way from Oudtshoorn to the World Famous Cango Caves.<BR>More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

Excellent service, excellent room. Everything we needed and more. Kitchen, braai on the private balcony, electric blanket for those cold nights and surrounded by nature and animals! We never realised the animal sanctuary and ostrich camp was on the property - really cool! Wish we...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank JoStone_CPT
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We stayed in a luxury tent next to the river. Excellent restaurant and friendly services, rwo swimmimgpools well maintained garden, thank you

Date of stay: January 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Rooms are camping bungalows (although really comfortable to be honest) and have absolutely nothing to do with the antique atmosphere of the old mill building as shown in the pictures. Worst and more expensive diner of our south african trip so far (it was low...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017
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Date of stay: August 2017
Reviewed November 16, 2016
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Date of stay: October 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Patio
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R328,15km from Oudtshoorn en-route Cango Caves. Schoemanshoek
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Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 97.0 km
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