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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food is out of this world. The service is attentive yet relaxed and friendly, never overbearing or stiff. The decor is tasteful and luxurious without being over the top. Great attention to details and a lot to do given you're on a farm near no-where: There's a pretty surround porch. There is a nearby dam with boats and canoes...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for the mail and lovely to hear your great feedback about Daniel- he is truly an asset to us all here and we are delighted you had good trips into the Reserve with him. We are very glad you had a good stay and I know your comments regarding the price is something we always take...

Cape Town
Reviewed 20 October 2016

From start to finish this was one of the best experiences I have ever had. The staff was beyond compare, alway friendly and helpful. The food was on a whole new level of excellent. we felt like kings while we were there. If you are in the area you have to stop by you will not regret a second of...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your feedback and comments and we are really happy to hear that your stay was one of the best you have had.We always strive to hear comments like this so Thank you for staying and I will definitely pass on your comments to all the staff and kitchen team. We hope to welcome you again...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

What a gem of a place to stay! Location, the decor, the staff, the food... imagine a little out of Africa experience with modern day conveniences. Fabulous gardens, wonderful walks, games, swimming , a nature reserve .. and the List goes on. Love the ethos of community support, investing in their staff.

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We appreciate your comments and delighted that you have stayed and enjoyed every part of what we have to offer here on the farm.We do hope you will be able to stay again in the near future Warmest Regards Lesley

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a stunning property :) Wild olive House was truly our home away from home, perfect for families. The hotel as a whole is in a great condition with lots of things to do with kids. The pool at the hotel is absolutely beautiful and the grounds around it as well. Staff are friendly and helpful. Food is amazing as...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are delighted you had a good stay at Wild Olive House and that the family enjoyed their time here and found all the activities to do on the farm. We are very glad you enjoyed the pool and grounds and we do hope to welcome you again to enjoy our hospitality, food and atmosphere Warmest Regards Lesley

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Upon arrival at this stunningly beautiful farmhouse we were promptly greeted by the friendly staff. We were provided with a tour of the facility and escorted to the spacious and charming Orchid Suite. The room was sparkling clean,comfortably furnished and had a private terrace with valley and mountain views. The grounds were well groomed and fully prepared for guests to...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We understand how stressfull life can get and we are always thrilled when our guests can relax and unwind during their stay.We are delighted that you found us of high standard and enjoyed the meals and drives during your stay. We look forward to next time! Regards Lesley

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wow, a truly delicious three course meal. We had a great morning on the reserve and needed the comfort and good food of this great restaurant. I think everyone passing the area should find themselves at this hidden away gem.

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and delighted you enjoyed your day trip with us and the lunch.It makes the kitchens day when they hear comments like this, so look forward to having you here again in the near future Warmest Regards Lesley

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Staff, management etc, were excellent. Food very good and ambience excellent. The room was rather small but clean and well serviced. We thoroughly enjoyed the overall experience. We will come again when the weather is somewhat warmer.

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and very glad to hear you had a good stay and would like to come again, we hope sooner than later and when the weather is good. Our rooms are small but we hope that the ample seating areas inside and around the house and garden provide places to relax and unwind ....

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Words genuinely cannot express the magic of this place. My husband and I are lucky enough to enjoy lovely hotels but we both agree there is something special about Bartholomeus Klip. I don't want to write too much lest I spoil the surprises and small touches. The service is exceptional and we were so grateful to all the staff but...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are very glad you had a lovely stay with us and that we compare well to some of the hotels you have stayed at .We definitely strive to make all guests feel welcome and at home during their stay. We are so glad that the food was a highlight, the kitchen always try the best to make...

Cape town
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent four wonderful days in the self catering Wild Olive House near the main Farmhouse. The cottage is spacious and very well equipped. It also has its own swimming pool for warmer weather. We enjoyed cold nights with underfloor heating, electric blankets and warm days walking in the reserve and cycling round the property. This was our second visit...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are very glad to receive your feedback and we are delighted you had a good second stay at Wild Olive House.The staff and I really appreciate your support and hope you will be our guest for years to come! We look forward to welcoming you all again Warmest Regards Lesley

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I can't rate this incredible place more highly. It's our 3rd time there (over a period of a couple of years) and it's still as good as ever. The venue is a real home from home. The main Manor House rooms are cosy and beautifully furnished and the main Olive house (which can house two families, being child and baby...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for staying and we are very glad to have had you stay and hope we will be welcoming you again soon. We are so glad you had a lovely stay at Wild Olive and felt comfortable and particularly enjoyed all the meals, I will pass on your comments to Louise and the team. We always endeavour...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bartholomeus Klip is a charming small hotel for only 16 guests on a working wheat and sheep farm just over an hour away from Cape Town – ideally situated for exploring the famous winelands. There is a 4,000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, to be explored on game drives or by mountain bike, and beautiful gardens with a unique swimming pool. The food is renowned, with lavish brunches and high teas, and a gourmet three-course dinner. The separate Wild Olive House, with its own swimming pool, can be hired on a self-catering or full-board basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

Address: | Elandsberg Farms, Hermon 7308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Hermon
Price Range: RM1,165 - RM2,938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Disa room was the best!”
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“No children under 16 are allowed in the main lodge but all ages allowed in Wild Olive House”
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“Wild Olive cottage is a very special space to share with friends or family”
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