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De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

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felsberg switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

enjoyed a lovely stay at this hotel. very good restaurant using local products and a lot of owngrown greens. breakfast with everything you want. very nice and cured garden. parking inside the property. 100 % secure. nice historic rooms.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

I spent the past weekend there with some friends and family. The accommodation was beautiful and very well maintained. The highlight of the weekend though was definitely the outstanding food prepared in the restaurant and the exemplary service received from the manager and floor staff. It is a must for all to see!

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Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Chris and his staff are one of the best qualities of De Doornkraal Boutique hotel! Great characters offered a great welcome and continued service. The hotel itself is beautiful and rooms wonderfully appointed and comfortable, especially with heating !!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great room and very friendly staff. The restaurant tops it all! Chef Pappas went out of his way to make us feel welcome. We are repeat guests and that says it all. They deserve all of the rewards they are getting.

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cape town
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

My young family decided to stay at De Doornkraal as a stop-over between Cape Town and the Garden Route - what a good decision! We were treated to outstanding service, the best breakfast I have yet to encounter at a hotel (and I travel a lot for work) and beautiful rooms.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

All I can say is what a fantastic magnificent stay we had with De Doornkraal Boutique hotel! From receiving us with the broadest smile attending to all our needs, "out of this world" plates of food served with so much pride and love. Our room was amazing and our beds super comfy. We will definitely visit again and will always... More 

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed over on our way from Cape Town to Knysna. We had a wonderful stay, all the staff were very friendly and accommodating, special thanks to Edgar. The food was great! Enjoyed the locally produced wine I would definitely recommend it.

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Paarl, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Arrived in Riversdale after a long drive from Cape Town and found a very friendly reception in the form of Christopher. Had a deep hot bath, dinner and a quiet deep sleep. To our surprise found our car being washed the next morning. Thank you all for a memorable short visit. Will be back in near future.

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

I can happily recommend chef Chris Peppas' meals to the most picky diner. He is a brilliant host and a really exceptional chef. His veggie and herb garden is enviable. Give it a try on the road between Cape Town and Knysna. Break your journey - stay an extra night - you will not be disappointed.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Very good value for money. We were so surprised by your hospitality and excellent service. Will definitely return. Riversdale and De Doornkraal Hotel s a must. We were so satisfied. Food was lovely and of high standards.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
- 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 team are proud that De Doornkraal has been recognized 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

Address: 8 Long Street, Riversdale 6670, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Riversdale
Price Range: ₹ 5,659 - ₹ 8,728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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