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De Opstal Country Lodge

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  • Excellent44%
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  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We spent 2 nights here as part of our garden route trip. The lodges are set in really pretty grounds and it was all well-tended and presented. The pool area was lovely, and the restaurant/breakfast room was spacious and charming. It's located well outside Oudtshoorn,...More

Thank stephenstravels54
Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Best regards, the team at De Opstal Country Lodge

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights - the pluses - the owner and staff were very friendly and helpful, nice setting a good pool and bar . The not so good - no real resturant - there’s a buffet when there enough takers otherwise it’s a...More

2  Thank Ron C
Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry if you had an unsatisfactory experience regarding dining is Oudtshoorn. We will address the issues at hand with the owners. Thank you for helping us be the best we can be. Best regards, the team at...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed the accomodation is below the level of the road in a dip, so behind our room, level with the roof we had the road and from 6am there was traffic noise. Also they are resurfacing this road which leads to the Cango Caves....More

Thank HazelHampshireUK
Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review De Opstal Country Lodge. We are sorry if you did not have a satisfactory experience with us during your stay. We will convey your review to the owners and address the issues at hand. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed at De Opstal Country Lodge for 2 nights where Unit 21 was comfortable but had a major electrical health and safety issue. When this was reported to the owner, it was decided that we could be moved to another unit but later this was...More

1  Thank Gwyn L
Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we apologise if you did not have a satisfactory experience at De Opstal Country Lodge. We will convey your review to the owners and will address the issues at hand. Thank you once again. Best regards, the team at...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Where do I begin... we spent 2 days here and I sincerely wish we could have stayed for 200 more (my other half wants a job there). The grounds were stunning. The pool area was landscaped and furnished beautifully and I could have sat there...More

1  Thank K H
Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We love it when our guests have a great experience with us. Hope to welcome you back again in future. Best regards, the team at De Opstal Country Lodge

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 133 - US$ 177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 133 - US$ 177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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TrueBrit_10
15 November 2016|
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Response from Garth J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have free wifi which seemed to work well in our room as I have found that in some places where you are in a cottage/chalet away from the centre you are stumped.Hairdryer in the room.
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Sla40
19 September 2016|
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Response from Nicolas V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they use "South Afrincan "plugs. you can buy adapters in any grocery shop for very cheap. They can also provde adpaters on request(Very common in south africa) There is a hairdryer in the room. There is free wifi in... More
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Response from Takeiteasytheworld | Reviewed this property |
What a pity you do not say what happened as usually there is a simple explanation when looked at rationally. Had NO similar problems when we stayed there and none of our group of 28 mentioned anything unusual.
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"We had a lovely view over the gardens which was nice."
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"all are semi villas sort of and look over the garden."
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"Avoid room 19 at all costs."
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"All rooms and locations very good, nice to be near the pool"
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