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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This hotel surprised me with charm, friendliness and fantastic meanls. rooms are large, well equipped and offer even a cosy fireplace. An ideal gateway for a romantic weekend. long walks on an unspoilt beach or just a swim on a heated swimmingpool makes the visit worthwile. To top it, we had the best fish ever eaten. Very good breakfast rounds...

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Thank you Marietjie, Inus and staff for a wonderful stay at your lodge. The hospitality was outstanding and the food delicious. The Lodge is well maintained and décor compliments the surroundings. The atmosphere and friendliness is so warm that you do not want to leave. You come there as strangers and leave as friends. Will definitely recommend this lodge to...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay as 3 sisters celebrating a birthday. Hospitality excellent and the food is really great. The quiet walks on the beach were the highlight. Thank you for an awesome stay.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had a wonderful stay, absolutely awesome and stunning accomodation. The staff were amazing and really made sure our every need was attended to. The food was deliciously as well as a great variety. Will highly recommend and we will definitely be back again.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed for one night in January 2016 during a 25 night/15 location road trip, so this review is relatively objective. This was our third visit. Easily found with the fabulous dunes and beach a constant - to walk along the deserted beach and listen to the ocean at night is so good for the soul. The large chalets remain...

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Thank JoeCBansteadUK
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Awesome, sensitive, caring and gracious this is what I found the Service to be. The rooms were Huge Comfortable and Luxurious. Service once again was TOPS - whereby management would send the evening meal to your room where we'd sit in front of the fire and have a wonderful romantic dinner. X Ideal for a weekend away, ideal to reconnect...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 May 2016

My husband and I stayed at Draaihoek for a weekend away to celebrate our anniversary. We were not very lucky with the weather and it was misty and cold the whole weekend but it was a lovely quiet and restful stay none the less. The food in the restaurant is lovely (springbok carpaccio especially!) and the staff friendly. The room...

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Bredasdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Perfect stay!! Friendly staff, clean spacious room and fireplace a wonderful extra. Breakfast and dinner not the ordinary........great food, friendly chef and waitresses. Peaceful and quiet! The rumble of the waves like music to your ears. A short 22km drive to the Elandsbay hotel for pub lunch and rugby on a Saturday......an experience on its own. Draaihoek Lodge the perfect...

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Draaihoek Lodge is the best place to spend a quiet relaxing weekend away from the rush and noise of city life. You are surrounded by dunes and nature and you fall asleep at night with the sound of the waves nearby. Definitely a place that we will visit again.

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were looking for somewhere to start our Easter break and we found it. A perfect location to relax and unwind. The staff were so helpful and attentive, our accommodation was cosy and the bed was heaven. We will certainly return. Thank you so much.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Draaihoek Lodge is situated on the West Coast of South Africa with a unspoiled 5 km white sandy private beach. Draaihoek Lodge offers accommodation in 8 luxury suites, each fronting the scenic strand veld and dunes of the Atlantic Ocean. Furthermore we have the Manor House with its 3 luxuriously appointed bedrooms overlooking the vlei with its unique flora and bird life available. Whether you dine in The Restaurant, on the terrace or picnic overlooking the waves of the West Coast, you will savor the flavors of our mouth-watering classics and gourmet dishes prepared by the kitchen team. Fare from the kitchen will guide you through the flavors redolent of South Africa's cooking tradition and the West Coast surrounds - borrowing from the Cosmopolitan table to create a heart warming taste experience that endeavors to touch patrons' souls. All meals are served with quality wines selected from our cellar. Je seux qu'on se voix - come and join us. The private Nature Reserve reaches from the Atlantic ocean inland to Sandveld's mountain range and across to the Verlorenvlei, a RAMSAR classified site, south of Elands Bay. The coastal border of the Reserve stretches along an undisturbed sandy beach, hugged by rugged dunes and favoured by flocks of birds typical to the West Coast. The uninhabited bay area is frequented by whales, seals and playing Heaviside dolphins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Draaihoek Lodge & Restaurant

Address: R27 between Veldrif and Elandsbaai, Eland's Bay 8110, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Eland's Bay
Price Range: ₹ 7,714 - ₹ 9,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Draaihoek Lodge & Restaurant 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“They're all lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles AnneT331, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the two rooms at the far end - simply because we spent time sitting on the verandahs watching birds.”
 of 5 bubbles 953oskarr, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms look stunning”
 of 5 bubbles TVG03, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are situated with a sea view and large enough.”
 of 5 bubbles renemalan, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Speak to them honestly about your needs when you make your reservation, but there aren't bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles DruidSage2000, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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