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Melkboomsdrift Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The quality of the room and food was excellent, the place was warm cosy and welcoming. It has all the basics one needs event thou the wifi signal needs a bit of upgrading but worked mostly depending of your direction in the room.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Any trip on the Cape/Namibia route will not be the same without experiencing the hospitality of Melkboomsdrift B&B. The staff, the dogs and Hanika are integral to the success of this place, the views are just an added bonus. Peace and tranquillity abounds,...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We recently spent 4 glorious days at this lovely lodge set amongst the vines, overlooking the Olifants River. It is so peaceful and a wonderful place to totally unwind. Nearby Strandfontein boasts a beautiful beach where one can walk endlessly and enjoy the sounds and air of the Atlantic Ocean. There are several wineries in the area, and a few...

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Rawsonville, South Africa
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The Platteland is one of the most difficult places to stay in a good facility, if you do not know the area, staying on a farm outside town, is even more risky. Well Melkboomsdrift Guest house was a total surprise, set on a very pictures spot next to the Oliphant’s River. From the moment you get out of your car...

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1807DigitalMarketing, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very encouraging review. It's always great to know that our efforts do not go unnoticed as we strive to make our guests our first priority at Melkboomsdrift. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future and may look into providing some fishing rods for guests too :)

Cape town
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Helpful, efficient, welcoming, especially with my last minute booking for my second nights stay and my late arrival, thank you so much. Will always stay there, excellent service, privacy and the views are second to none.

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on a Tennis tour and what a lovely place. The rooms (3 & 4) are huge and stunning with aircon and satellite tv. Nice swimming pool on the grass to relax and the most friendly hosts Def worth the 4 stars

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Fantastic view & nice authentic rooms! The location is nice, close to a river in a pretty dry area. The best element is watching the sunrise in the morning. Also, all the nice wine plants make this location unique!

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

A great, comfortable stay with attention to detail and lovely view - exactly right for a sundowner. Spacious rooms, cleverly laid out to make you feel right at home. Kitchenette, well-equipped and thought has been put into this accommodation.

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sharon Our owner Hilsa is the boffin behind the layout and decor whilst the amazing team behind her are the remarkable ladies who keep the clock ticking and guests happy. Your review gives us all inspiration to make things even better! Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Melkboomsdrift again...

Reviewed 3 February 2017

So, here's what happened: My wife and I were at the tail-end of a 9 hour drive from Namibia. Foolishly, we thought we could stop and grab food before checking in to our room. Alas, nothing was open and there was no food in sight. Tired, hungry, and defeated we pulled up to Melkboomsdrift. And those angels had prepared a...

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift Guest House, responded to this review

You have no idea what this kind of review means to the team at Melkboomsdrift. Thank you a million times. We strive to please in every way and this kind of review is truly the big payback. We really do look forward to welcoming you back to our haven in the vineyards. So very glad that we could make your...

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a beautiful venue next to the Olifants river. Pretty gardens and spacious rooms. A well appointed bar fridge and wine from the vineyard was available.A great stop over from Namibia. We enjoyed quality time with the family at their braai area and they were kind enough to supply us with braai wood.

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift Guest House, responded to this review

We're so happy that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us. We do try to please our guests and it's always nice to hear the positive side of our guests' experiences. Please pop in again when you pass by.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is little to prepare you for the sheer chic and panache of this stylish establishment. Each suite has been lovingly restored and decorated in a uniquely distinctive style. The garden is peaceful and spacious with a pool where you can relax and have a bottle of our own wine while staring out on the beautiful scenes of vineyards and the Olifants River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melkboomsdrift Guest House

Address: Vredendal 8160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Vredendal
Price Range: RM311 - RM355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms are spacious and comfortable, resting here is compulsory. the views from each room is astounding and beautiful.”
763zanea, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“River view, if possible”
jomc400, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“self catering unit at the top of the hill is a absolute must if you travelling with kids and family so much space”
  • Morning walks
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  • The comfort of the guest house was impeccable
CodyMille-r2007, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking vineyards”
stellie707, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the vineyards”
emarieb_13, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
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