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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have the time for a unforgettable stay on a owner-managed real-time farm in the Cape wheatlands, spend a night at the Skeiding Guest Farm: They are located between Heidelberg and Swellendam, and owner Neils with wife will prepare an exquisite dinner as well as breakfast for you. Morning farm excursions are offered as well. Very personal attention to...

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first nights stopover from Cape Town and the proprietors were oh so attentive and informative. You get to go on an organised trip checking out their stock of ostriches and watch the sheep being rounded up. Evening meal exceptional my husband being an ex butcher rated it first class, can't be better than that!

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this through South African B&B, what a superb place the hosts Anne-Lize, Neels & staff were so friendly they could not do enough for you. The atmosphere of the place meeting and eating with all the other guests superb. The food better than some top places back in the UK. Neels cooked your Ostrich steak to order on...

Thank Alan G
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stay was absolutely the best place i've ever stayed in. The staff are so friendly! It is a biq ostrich farm and they also have super nice and friendly doggs ons of them is a super qute dashhound. i was in love!! The guesthouses are so cosy and nice with a nice big kitchen and good beds. Good shower...

Thank Michelle B
Driebergen, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Anne Liz and Neels are the perfect hosts. We experienced a cosy family atmosphere eating with other guests. They were extremely friendly and service orientated. The bedrooms were well equipped and cosy. Anne Liz served us with pleasure and Neels barbecued our meat on the open fire. The early morning tour by Neels of their farm to see sheep, ostriches...

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Although we only spent one afternoon, night and morning at Skeidings, we were knocked out with the hospitality, attention to detail and fare offerings from Ane-lise and Neels. The little touches to the rooms e.g. lavender cuttings on the bedding and towels, were charming. The meals were awesome. Ostrich steak done on the braai in the dining room was superb....

Thank Rory M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Hosts Neels and Anné-Lize have created a great environment for visitors on their farm. The accommodation is fantastic, with great views of the countryside, and the food marvellous. A bonus is the 7.30 am farm tour - a great way to work up an appetite for breakfast. Easy access to the N2 makes this a convenient stop-over - though also...

Thank Peter_guest
Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight as a birthday treat whilst travelling across the Garden Route. Every aspect of the stay was excellent. Lovely room with lots of character and thoughtful detail. Warm welcome and great friendly service. The food at both dinner and breakfast was fantastic. The hosts do hospitality very well. The setting is great and there is opportunity to learn about...

Thank ViewFromTheAbbey
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great Olien Hour room and breakfast We missed Neels and his good lady but the young lass that helped was great Skeiding g remains a great place We chilled It rained Breakfast was brilliant For s half's top to CT FROM PLETT it's perfect

Thank graham e
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We just returned from a trip to South Africa and stayed overnight at this place. This was a pleasant surprise; the 2 bedroom cottage was well finished with full kitchen. Excellent view. Room heating. Owner available on tap. Lovely breakfast. We have a morning farm trip which was fun. They have springbuk skins on sale but we couldn't buy. Later...

Thank puneet36

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Skeiding is one of those places that you fall in love with for no reason ... maybe it's the absolute peace and tranquillity or the panoramic views of the Langeberg mountains or the bright stars at night or the mouth watering food or the goodness of being close to nature ... that makes you want to come back. Situated on high, open, rolling terrain you experience the feeling of freedom and being kind of alone with no neighbour in sight. Skeiding is a working grain, sheep, ostrich and Nguni farm … close to the N2 and halfway (250 km) between Cape Town and Knysna. This makes us the ideal stopover. A friendly family farm, an education for city slickers, a place to relax and enjoy panoramic mountain views as the farm is situated on high, open rolling terrain. We Neels and Anné-Lize is two energetic people who love life …you need to be to run a farm, a young family (Anné and Pieter), two dogs (Dixie and Jessie), a cat (Tierkat) and a guesthouse in the same lifetime.Spoil yourself and stay Bed & Breakfast or even better, have dinner.Our sumptuous farm breakfast include : a plate of fruit in season, at least a dozen homemade preserves and jams, freshly baked bread, vetkoek ( a traditional farm fried bread), a cheese platter, cereals, yogurt, eggs and also a choice between ostrich and pork bacon..Enjoy home cooked country cuisine prepared by Anné-Lize and her small team of able and enthusiastic assistants. Neels is the meat “chef” on the open fire, unless farm work calls him away. A three course ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skeiding Guest Farm

Address: Near Suurbraack Turnoff, Heidelberg 6665, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Heidelberg
Price Range: ₹ 4,234 - ₹ 6,654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Skeiding Guest Farm 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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