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55270 Essenheim
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Excellent accommodation with nice terrace and big garden in very good condition and swimming pool. Usefull tips for dinner and trips.Helpfull and friendly support of the ownwers in case of any questions.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The place is dark and shabby and in desperate need of renovation. The door locks were all broken and the door handles in our room were all loose. The garden was a mess and the pool was dirty. Too bad because the place had potential to be charming. The location is central but the price was definitely too high for...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2014

This was our second visit. We were not disappointed. The location is vey central and the house and rooms are full of character. A charming and very helpful host. Wonderful garden and pool to relax by. Good parking. Excellent breakfast.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I enjoyed my stay at Oakdene guest house, the room was fantastic and very clean, the outside of the house is so eyecatching. I just did not manage to have some breakfast due to the early conference i had to rush to, but i suppose it was delicious, like the place explains itself. Most of all i liked the communication...

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Port Elizabeth South Africa
Reviewed 26 April 2013

This is our second stay at this guesthouse and once again was not disappointed at all! We were a party of 6 adults and spent 3 days at Oakdene. First of all, the owner went out of her way to accommodate the 6 of us to have adjoining rooms. The rooms were cosy and tastefully decorated, with all the necessary...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 April 2013

The owner is a nice and helpful lady but the house is for sale, so you know they wont invest further in the already ancient house. The rooms are large but dark and close to the main road (quite some noise at night) Value for money is not good...

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Oakdene99, Owner at Oakdene Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Jochemitv, thank you for staying @ Oakdene Guest House. Oakdene is the oldest house in Oudtshoorn it dates back to 1853. It is a National Monument, decorated with beautiful antique furniture and lovely pursian carpets and artworks. Everything is well kept and we were proud, once again, to be awarded with 4 stars and we will always reward our...

Herts
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Oakdene was one of seven stops on a recent trip along the Garden route. As someone who takes considerable note of reviews from other tripadvisor reviewers, I was disappointed that following the booking made by our agent back in December, there was only one further posting made within the 3 month period before our trip. We thought this extremely strange...

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salisbury
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We were booked in here but when we arrived it was so dark and dingy I just could n't stay there. I knew it was old but I felt it was shabby. The door locks did n't work properly and there was no safe in the room. One needed the light on during the day, which I found depressing. The...

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Sofia
Reviewed 31 December 2012

the guest house offers old style rooms, which is fantastic. It is located on the main road in Oudtshoorn, so easy to find. My main note will be lack of home made dinner - it will suit perfectly the guest house. Also the owner could play more around.

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Vienna
Reviewed 25 November 2012

A small but beautiful guesthause with a lovely garden and pool at the backside. Spent two wonderful days there. The breakfast is delicious. The rooms are big and I loved the decoration and the somehow "old-fashioned" look. Very friendly and helpful host! This B&B is absolutely recommendable.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oakdene is situated in the centre of historic Oudtshoorn. It captures all the character and heritage of a bygone era - the ostrich feather boom. This charming Victorian home was built in1853 and declared a National Monument in 1988. Oakdene is sheltered under Oak trees in the centre of town, on the main tourist route. Oakdene is within walking distance from well-known restaurants to enjoy local wines and delicious Ostrich steaks. Since June 2014 Oakdene is under new German owner ship. After a 3 month complete refurbishment Oakdene will present itself in its historical Victorian glory. Oakdene has 6 newly styled en-suite rooms with bath or shower. All rooms are individual, have remote controlled air-conditioning, satellite flat panel TV, WiFi, coffee/tea trays, safe, hairdryer and bath accessories. Electric blankets in winter and other amenities to make you stay a pleasant one. Newly designed tropical garden with swimming pool, garden furniture, sun loungers and parasols to enjoy our sunny days. Breakfast is served in the "plaas kombuis" or outside on the patio facing the garden. Safe under cover parking on the premises. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakdene Guest House

Address: Oakdene Guest House | 99 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: ₹ 6,261 - ₹ 6,808 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Oakdene Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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