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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely stop over for 1 night. Perfectly clean, modern and well appointed. Good kitchen, large bedroom and bathroom. Friendly and efficient. Safe parking and good food at nearby restaurants. Well situated on route through Calvinia.

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review!! Anna was your host! ; )

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our chalet was kitted out with everything we might need. Smart decor and good quality furnishings (which I noticed and appreciated after staying in shabby self-catering cottages in the Northern Cape). Lovely view of Keimoes, and a great pool (refreshingly cool on a hot December day). Good bird life. Best part was the fabulous dinner and breakfast cooked by Eric....

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your heart felt review!!! Means the world to me. I am especially delighted that you embraced authentic Indonesian cuisine!! It was a joy to have you both here!!!!!

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The chalets are on a hilltop overlooking the Orange River valley, and beyond that the dry veld. Just below the three units are the braai and the swimming pool, with the same view. The place is less than two minutes from the Spar. A perfect place for a relaxing weekend getaway, or if you have business in the area. And...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding review!!!!! This means the world to us! Having guests like yourselves makes doing business and entertaining an absolute pleasure!!!!! Cheers! Eric Husing CEC

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect such a neat and beautiful place. The pictures didn't do it any justice. The hospitality was simply amazing. It felt like home from the minute we arrived. Eric and his wife was the perfect hosts and so was everything else. The spectacular view, the crystal clear rim pool and awesome braai area to name but a few....

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thanx for your outstanding review!!!! Eric @ "The Overlook"

Suffern, New York
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I love The Overlook!! The property is beautiful, and peaceful. The chalets are perfect, and equipped with everything you need. There is also a family suite. You can either cater for yourself, or have Eric cook for you. I strongly suggest the latter! His Asian cuisine is to die for! There is a beautiful Braai area to use to self-cater...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Africa to experience "The Overlook". ; )

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself on the edge of the Kalahari getting ready to head north into Namibia... There is no better place to hang your hat than The Overlook at Keimoes. Eric and Anna are the most gentlest host, filled with all the local info and far far more taboot! Their place is spotless, perfectly appointed and perfectly perched on...

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thanx Paddy for your outstanding review! Best of times for your Safari!!!!! Cheers, Eric

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

On our yearly visit to The Kgalagadi we came across this gem. Security,luxury accomodation and excellent service. Thank you Eric an Anna. Our stay was awesome . We were safe and your food was out of this world. We will be back!!!! Fantastic view and wonderfull birds.

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Only our pleasure to have you stay with us!!!!!!!!

Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Eric and Anna gave us a warm welcome at their family house in The Overlook at Keimoes, near Upington. We loved our stay, we loved our breakfast and we loved Eric and Anna. It was very clean, quiet and the breakfast was amazing. Warmly recommended! Carl, Rik and Cees

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theoverlook, Owner at The Overlook, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!!!!!!!! Eric & Anna!!!!!

George, South Africa
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Welcomed on arrival by Eric who with his wide & extensive knowledge of worldly stories & up to date news for us who had been out in the Styx for a bit helped us to settle in & become familiar with the accommodation. The spaciousness of the unit along with its capability to self cater was neatly laid out &...

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Thank you for your outstanding review!!!!!!

Reviewed 4 May 2016

The rooms are lovely and perfectly clean and well maintained. The owner is a chef trained in Indonesian cooking and they offer evening meals delivered to your door! We were made to feel welcome by Eric and Anna for the whole of our stay.

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Thank you James for your outstanding review!!! Thanx for taking the time to review us. it means the world to us!!!!!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Overlook

Address: 9 Von Wielligh Street, Keimoes 8860, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Keimoes
Price Range: ₹ 3,501 - ₹ 5,381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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