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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed two nights in this magnificient guesthouse in Prince Albert with friends-warm welcome from hosts Ria and Lindsey-we were allocated a self catering unit at the front of the house-airy and spacious with period furnishings-superb breakfast served on terracing-did the Die Hell trip with Lindsey as guide-very informative and interesting-a full day which we enjoyed but would not be for...

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Tjockhult
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the outskirts of Prince Albert lays this house. The oldest building in Prince Albert. It has been renovated by the owners and is restored to its former glory. The one thing I have against is that there are ants almost everywhere. Otherwise it is just an old quirky house with some nice people running it. If you stay here...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Bootsyfan, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We appreciate that you enjoyed the breakfast we have to offer and the character of the property. We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Best wishes Ria & Lindsay

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved Dennehof, we stayed in the barn and had a really fabulous time, such a spacious, incredibly well equipped and stylish house that felt like our own African home on the magical Karoo. Can't recommend it highly enough. Ria is a gracious and generous host. Memorable on every way.

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear MsWeekender, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We appreciate your kind and lovely words with regards to our beautiful property and all we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you both back in the future. Best wishes Ria & Lindsay

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night at this guest house but enjoyed every minute. The rooms are beautifully done (we stayed in the Wagon Shed) and the attention to detail is superb - all the decor is absolutely wonderful. Breakfast was absolutely delicious - tables set up alongside the stream, lots of options and wonderfully made. We had arrived a bit...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear LoinerT, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We appreciate your kind and generous words and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The mosquitos has been particularly annoying this year, so we are pleased the spray and mozzy protection has helped. Best wishes Ria & Lindsay

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

You come upon Prince Albert after seeming to drive endlessly through the dry, unwelcoming Karoo (as we did) -- and then find this lovely, welcoming place. Everything was tastefully decorated, the rooms spacious and pleasant, the welcome warm. A big surprise was the amazing breakfast, served in the garden. We visited the Dennehof on our way (the long way around)...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear erictlee, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We are pleased that you found us welcoming and all the rooms tastefully decorated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Dennehof for a longer stay in the future. Best wishes Ria & Lindsay

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic alternative to big impersonal hotels. The place is quaint but with excellent comfort and cleanliness. We had the old dairy, a twin room with really comfy beds, beautiful appointed shower and a lovely stoep for relaxing. The breakfasts are wonderful and are served on a deck with pretty views. It is only a short car journey...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Sandy R, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, your room and all we have to offer. We hope to see you back in Prince Albert and Dennehof in the future. Best wishes Ria & Lindsay

Bielefeld, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this guest house for just one night, which was simply great. We have to blame ourselves for not staying longer. Our room was simply beautiful and everything on Dennehofthis was taken care of with a great attention to detail. The whole surrounding was beautiful. Our room was tasteful, charming and comfortable. Prins Albert itself is calm and...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Nina K, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We are very happy that you found us charming and beautifully decorated. We love that you feel our staff and ourselves are welcoming and friendly, as we cherish each and every guests that crosses our threshold. We look forward to welcoming...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We phoned Dennehof on Friday evening to book a 2 night stay beginning on the 4th February 2017. I spoke to Ria who told me she had a lovely cottage "the Wagon Shed" available and that credit card details etc weren't necessary as she was looking after our booking personally. I immediately accepted as I had been told that it...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear "cremdelacrem123", We are dissapointed that you found our guesthouse and myself dissapointing. Clearly we were not destined for each as even our best accommodation was not to your standard. Missing pillows a matter of perception... Best of luck for 2017. Ria & Lindsay

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in January 2017, spending one of the hottest days we had experienced on our holiday (40+degrees) in luxurious surroundings with an air conditioned room. Our lovely hostess was kind and very helpful. The staff were cheerful and even Baxter, the boxer, helped to make our stay really enjoyable. Extensive gardens with shady trees filled with birds were...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear stuartandalison187, Thank you for taking the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse. We appreciate your kind and friendly words. We work hard to ensure all our guests have a wonderful time and it is always a lovely feeling to know that we have succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you both back to Dennehof...

Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to begin. This is quite simply one of the best hotels/lodges we have visited in the world. The attention to detail by Ria and the team is remarkable. We stayed in The Barn, a real treat. There is no stone left unturned in creating an occasion for their guests, be it for 1 night or a week. You feel...

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freddiePrinceAlbert, Owner at Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Kelsey B, Thank you for the time of reviewing your recent stay with us at Dennehof Guesthouse we appreciate your kind and generous words. We work very hard at Dennehof and The Barn to ensure our guests have a wonderfully relaxing time and that they feel welcome. We look forward to welcoming you both back in the near future....

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the grandeur of South Africa's unexplored spaces from Prince Albert's oldest homestead, a serene & comfortable base at the foot of the Swartberg Pass. Ria and Lindsay, are your hosts. "We know that your visit to Prince Albert will be a memorable one and we are delighted that you have chosen to stay with us at our historic farmstead. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse

Address: 20 De Wit Street | Great Karoo, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Prince Albert Municipality > Prince Albert
Price Range: RM379 - RM838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Check the rooms for ants...”
 of 5 bubbles Bootsyfan, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms have TV.”
 of 5 bubbles 619sandyr, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent, although some are larger than others.”
 of 5 bubbles stuartandalison187, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all unique and beautiful. Try the Wagonshed for the outdoor bath, and The Barn for larger groups.”
 of 5 bubbles KelseyB268, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“garden rooms”
 of 5 bubbles katharinas644, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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