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Doring River, Northern Foothills of the Cederberg near Clanwilliam, Cederberg 8135 South Africa See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This would be our 4th stay. As always it's just rural remote heaven. Where in the world do you get all parts of all meals home made, from bread to the salads. Everything is considered. The soap in the room to the home made pitta...More

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Response from Oudrif D, Manager at OudrifResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you Craig, we look forward to accommodating you again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Perfect riverside, mountain escape. No signal - so no emails or social media notifications. This is pure bliss for any city dweller looking to get away & recharge. Bill & Jeanine are superb and generous hosts. It's completely catered, so you don't even have to...More

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Response from Oudrif D, Manager at OudrifResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your review, we look forward to accommodating you on your next retreat in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights and regretted, that we had not booked a longer stay at Oudrif. NO cellphone reception, NO internet, NO TV! Therefor lots of unspoilt nature, peace and tranquility. Wonderfully decorated, clean and comfortable little houses with all amenities one needs (books,...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a peaceful escape from the ratrace and the madness that comes with modern life, Oudrif is the perfect place. No cell phones to interrupt the songs of wild birds. No tv to dull the brightness of the stars. Your hosts...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

No internet, cell phone or TV - just peace and relaxation in a delightful setting near the river with delicious food, superb hosts and very comfortable accommodation. What more do you need? - oh yes, a couple of dogs to accompany you on your walks...More

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Oudrif is a fully catered lodge situated on the banks of the Doring River at the Northern foothills of the Cederberg. Providing stylish accommodation in 5 individual straw bale cottages, for people who relish More peace and quiet. Winter rains bring the largest outdoor flower display in the world; the pristine river provides opportunity for paddling, swimming, fishing and sun bathing on secluded beaches. The area whispers of our past from Stone Age tools to San rock art. Our rates include - all meals, beer, wine and soft drinks served in the central boma; daily guided walks and excursions. You just need to jump in your car with your clothes and toothbrush, we provide everything else. Our eco-friendly lodge accommodates a maximum of ten guests. We are solar powered so you can turn off all your devices and enjoy true peace and quiet. The straw bale cottages are environmentally friendly, providing excellent insulation in both hot and cold weather thus reducing the need for conventional power; there are fans for summer and gas heaters in winter Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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South Africa > Western Cape > Cederberg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
South Africa > Western Cape > Cederberg
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3 November 2014|
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Response from Magriet11 | Reviewed this property |
There is no cellphone reception at Oudrif but if you either walk up the mountain or drive some distance up the road, you will get a signal. You would have to check other access with Bill and Jeanine, the owners.
Room Tips
"The bandas are each about the same. Stay at least two nights, preferably three or more."
10 Sep 2018
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"All the cottages are similar, some closer to the communal area than others"
27 Aug 2018
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"All 5 cottages are brilliant."
13 Mar 2018
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"They're all superb"
28 Feb 2018
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