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    De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

    8 Long Street, Riversdale 6670, South Africa
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 99
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          US$ 99
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          Overview
          • Excellent78%
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          • Average3%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
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          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 314 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days ago

          De Doornkraal Boutique Hotel has a warm home like feel with cosy rooms which offer pristine vintage finishes and comfort. Despite being built in the 1700's; the building and lush gardens (abundant in fruit tress) are very well kept and give off that true historic...More

          Thank Merese C
          Response from DeDoornkraal, Front Office Manager at De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique HotelResponded 4 days ago

          i wish to take this opportunity to thank you kindly for taking the time to post a review. i am thrilled that we were able to contribute to a memorable visit and that you were looked after so well by the team.Looking forward to your...More

          Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

          Had a pleasant stay while on a business trip. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Location and grounds are stunning. Nice pool to cool down in on a warm day. Window in my room was open as there are no aircons in the rooms and...More

          Thank Lance B
          Reviewed 12 April 2017

          Located on the Garden Route and a 15-minute drive from Garcia Nature Reserve, Doornkraal offers luxurious accommodation and excellent service. There is free on-site parking. Rooms at the Doornkraal Historic feature a satellite TV and an electric kettle. Cottages also offer a seating area and...More

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          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          We travelled to Riversdale for a wedding and stayed at De Doornkraal for several days. The rooms were neat and spacious in an old fashioned setting. The restaurant offered an excellent dinner and breakfast. But the best part was the friendly and helpful staff, everyone...More

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          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          Every person working at De Doornkraal treated me as if I were their personal & lifelong friend. The food was prepared especially for me, I was always greeted with a warm smile & hello, & even told how much I was missed on one staff...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Breakfast Available
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 89 - US$ 104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
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          • Location
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          • Western Cape >
          • Riversdale
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          Traveller (73)
          Dining (38)
          Room & Suite (33)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (108)
          Bathroom (8)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Liz C
          I want to book 2 rooms for 4 adults and a 4yr old child but can't seem to do so. Please can you help. The child needs to sleep in the parents room.
          2 March 2016|
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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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          "Do not choose either of the cottages!"
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          "Our room fronting onto the stoop was spacious and quiet."
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          "The garden cottage is small and not convenient with a lot of luggage, the vineyard cottage would be a better..."
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          "Every room had a silver lining, great value for money."
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