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Kintbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay. I booked to stay there with my friends - Kevin and Lin - from England. Breakfast on the verandah was a great experience, as dozens of different types of birds, including Knysna Touraco (Lourie), came to feed from the bird tables hanging in the tree five feet from us. It was a great...

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suemillard, Owner at Kingfisher Country House, responded to this review

Hi Aston, Thank you for such a lovely review! We loved having you and your friends to stay with us to share the experience of having breakfast on the verandah with all the beautiful birds. There Is so much to do in the area and surrounding areas which is why we recommend 2 nights or more as a base and...

Stralsund, Germany
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Staying in the Kingfisher County House is like coming home, only better. Sue and her husband are lovely "Thank you Sue for the delicious breakfast on the beautyfull terrace, thank you for the fresh flowers in in my romantc room, thank you for the chocolate everey evening on my pillow The two days in your house were perfect"

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suemillard, Owner at Kingfisher Country House, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie, Thank you so much for your review, we appreciated all of them. It is always the little things that our guests appreciate so you are more than welcome and we hope that we will see you the next time you are in South Africa. Safe Travels! Sue Kingfisher Country House

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

If you are looking for an idealistic place to stay and explore the Wilderness look no further. From the moment that you arrive you are made to feel special. The owners, the rooms and the food are memorable. Breakfast out on the patio is not to be missed and puts you in perfect harmony with the local bird life -...

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suemillard, Owner at Kingfisher Country House, responded to this review

Dear Derek, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so happy you enjoyed using us as a base to explore the area. Wilderness is a beautiful area in our beautiful country and we are so lucky to have the beauty on our doorstep. We hope to welcome you back one day! Sue Kingfisher Country House

Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent all round. Very yummy breakfast. Owners are involved on a daily basis ensuring an unforgettable experience. Quite and succluded environment. Birdwatching on the balcony while having breakfast.

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suemillard, Owner at Kingfisher Country House, responded to this review

Dear Conrad, Thank you for you review. It was lovely having you here with us. Thank you for choosing our guest house. Best wishes, Sue Kingfisher Country House

Reviewed 3 March 2016

Lovely warm hearted people.Very peacefull and splended location in the Forest with much bird life. Close to town but not in town which allows one to walk and enjoy the unique fona and flora. Will definitely go back there again.

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suemillard, Owner at Kingfisher Country House, responded to this review

Hi there Gideon, Thank you for lovely review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our warm hospitality, it is very important to myself and my husband and also that you enjoyed the peacefulness and all the bird life in our area, there are so many beautiful birds here. We look forward to seeing you on you next trip to...

Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We stayed there a few days ago and we still cannot stop talking about how excellent our stay was. The hosts were wonderful and very hospitable. They are very sincere in their desire for their guests to have a really great time in Wilderness. The pets, a dog and a cat were so sweet to all the guests, plus an...

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suemillard, Owner at Kingfisher Country House, responded to this review

Your super review is much appreciated, thank you. We are really happy that you enjoyed staying in Wilderness, we enjoyed having you to stay at Kingfisher Country House and hope to see you again in the future. Wishing you all the best for 2016. Phil and Sue Millard, Kingfisher Country House, Wilderness

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had originally booked a two night stay at Kingfisher Country House but very quickly added an extra night. Sue and Phil are the most pleasant people and they made us feel so very welcome. The breakfasts alone are a wonderful experience, not just the fresh baked muffins and vast choice of other foods, but also for the amazing array...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We spent 5 nights at Kingfisher Country House in 2 rooms - a family room and a double room. Our rooms opened out onto a back patio area with chairs and a table. Very peaceful and private. The rooms have everything you could need, including filter coffee and a Bodum plunger to make it in. The beds are turned down...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Spent a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing 3 nights at the Kingfisher Country House with a friend. The house and gardens are just beautiful and incredibly conveniently located for the Wilderness Nature Reserve. We did not have a car but the village was within easy walking distance and there is a very affordable shuttle bus that runs in the evening. Sue,...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Nice breakfast, cosy rooms and lots of birds. Sue is very helpful with all the tips where to go and what to do. Situated at the edge of the forest with hiking trails. Many attractions around as well. Good restaurants recommended. Sue also gave us good direction for our next destination.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A spacious country style guesthouse set in a beautiful rambling garden overlooking Wilderness National Park which is a Ramsar site. Comfortable antique furniture, fresh flowers and romantic log fires in winter create a warm, relaxed atmosphere. Delicious breakfasts (including freshly baked muffins or scones and home made jams)served on the wide, covered veranda. Cosy cottage style en-suite bedrooms have king-size/twin beds, heater, fan, tea/coffee tray and private entrance. Sparkling pool. Prolific bird life, hiking and canoeing along rivers and lakes. Beautiful beaches nearby. Ideal as a base from which to explore our magnificent area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Country House

Address: 1030, Dumbleton Road (off Waterside Road) | Wilderness National Park, Wilderness, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: ₹ 4,920 - ₹ 5,392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingfisher Country House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“all the rooms are diffrent and the same nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 272raro, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are delightful. Rose room has a separate sitting room & Butterfly room has double aspect with view over garden & into forest”
 of 5 bubbles GODFREYSBucks, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The corner suite has its own balcony and lots of room.”
 of 5 bubbles DCLM2014, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room that looks out onto the birdfeeder through the window - it's a double bed room.”
 of 5 bubbles adeblocq, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have better views but back rooms are more private. All are beautifully decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles MicheleTravel23, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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