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De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

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8 Long Street, Riversdale 6670 South Africa See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic and friendly hotel and restaurant. Our his Christopher and his excellent staff made our stay first class! We will for sure return for the lovely room and superb food and wine. A great place to break your trip from Cape Town to PE or...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

After a worrying start on our arrival in Riversdale, where we had found ourselves with nowhere to stay through no fault of our own....we, just by chance, we came upon De Doornkraal Boutique Hotel. In no time at all, our problems were sorted, by Christopher...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We spent a comfortable night here. Quiet neighbourhood and friendly, helpful staff. To be recommended. Just a small critic, the TV is the smallest I have ever seen, one cannot see unless one sits real close to it.

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

After a long day on our bicycles we arrived in Riversdale & made our way to the quiet street De Doornkraal is located in. Staff were very friendly & helpful & the chef provided us with a superb dinner & breakfast. Well worth the visit!

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Had a great one night stop over and found this gem. Beautiful rooms with meticulously clean and old world. Good linen /towels. Amazing breakfast with the most tasty homemade yogurt i have ever tasted. Breakfast served hot. We will be back and will then do...More

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- Experience charming countryside hospitality in South Africa - We are committed to providing service excellence and ensuring that our guests feel that they are at home whilst away from home. Our good-natured More team are proud that De Doornkraal has been recognised as the best four star Country House in South Africa, as well as the best in our province two years running at the prestigious Lilizela Tourism Awards – 2014 and 2015. In addition we also are proud recipients of The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013, 2014,2015 and 2016 Less
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$ 56 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Riversdale
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 56 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Riversdale
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Dining (38)
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Response from Rod H | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there in September last year and had absolutely no problem in booking. I booked on line and we had a large room for the two of us. The connecting room was free so we could have had that as well.
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"Room 3 has an additional sitting room"
26 Jul 2018
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"Do not take a road see room - too noisy although they are the larger better rooms"
14 Mar 2018
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"Go for the Vineyard Cottage if there are 4 of you - its an experience!"
3 Jul 2017
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