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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at De Hoop. The restaurant was excellent and the staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. At night, zebras visited our cottage. We could watch them from very near. We took the bicycles and made a ride through the beautiful De Hoop park. We saw many animals and trained our bodies at the same time....

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback and for visiting De Hoop! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed all the aspects of your time with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes Team De Hoop

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We stayed in a vlei cottage for one night which was fine if a bit overpriced.We enjoyed dinner and breakfast in the restaurant which was excellent,especially since i understand the chef is a vegetarian.The staff at De Hoop are also very welcoming.This place is not a big game reserve but it is very pleasant to walk amongst the animals and...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm, Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Paris, France
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We were in a cottage in the middle of the various accommodations available in De Hoop Village. The place was the first "wild" place in our trip from Cape Town. The cottage had 2 bedrooms + a main room + a kitchen corner & bathroom. The restaurant was quite busy in the evening but the food & service were very...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear lguiode, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation as well as our restaurant and service from our staff. Thank you very much for visiting and for taking the time to write this review for us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop

Manchester
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Enjoyed a three night stay as a family with young kids. It's a beautiful park, and being alone at Koppie Alleen one sunny morning with a whale playing in the bay was a highlight of our trip. Plenty of baboons, eland, bontebok, zebra and ostrich near the accommodation. Stunning birdlife, and really enjoyed the guided walk with Patrick. We chose...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear DushAndMaryAnn, Thank you so much for visiting De Hoop and for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you had a long wait at check in, unfortunately we have to follow proper check-in procedures and the big group checking in ahead of you did take a little longer than anticipated. Being a self catering property, it is difficult...

Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Simple but very apt accommodation in this wonderful setting. Decor rustic but authentic. Wildlife all around and georgeous beaches, saw several whales breaching. Lovely restaurant with friendly staff on site.

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Nico, Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to post this great review for us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you got to see the whales! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We spend 2 nights in this self catering property. It is well furnished in a cottage style with huge bedroom. Each cottage is arranged so you are completely secluded.There is every thing you need for your outdoor experience. There is a restaurant on site which serves meals should you want to do so. If you wish to self cater bring...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback Jill. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our rondawels, pity about the rain. We hope to welcome you again soon, perhaps next time during summer season. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The reserve is wonderful, you can see the antilopes in front of your cottage in the mornings, watch zeebras, ostrichs, birds.... We were unlucky and had a lot of rainfall but still enjoyed the place, walked quite a lot, the kids enjoyed the immense space around the cottages. the cottage itself had a charming atmosphere of the last century. The...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Anja, Thank you very much for visiting De Hoop and for the great feedback. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed walking around the reserve and the animals that roam our reserve. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We recently visited De Hoop for their annual 'Wine, Whales & Music' week-end - what a simply SUPERB event! The most exquisitely beautiful dunes, educational & informative walks, delicious wine tasting, superb catering & emotive music - what more can one ask for?! Nini & William were superb hosts & no doubt this event will go from strength to strength

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank yo for the great feedback Louis and for staying at De Hoop. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 September 2015

De Hoop is truly a place that settles in your soul. It's been less than a week since I left and back in the hurly burly of city life I find myself returning in my mind to the beauty and tranquility of this special place near the tip of Africa on the Indian Ocean. We stayed at Melkkamer with the...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Wonderful feedback, thank you Melissa! We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and we hope to welcome you back again very soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I wish we had stayed here at least one more night. The setting is spectacular. Our cottage, complete with two bedrooms, a kitchen and dining/living room with fireplace, had a porch where Cape Spurfowl visited us in the morning. The cottages are set on a hill above a lake where you can view pelicans and other waterfowl. The food in...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, Thank you so much for the great review. We are so glad we could help make your experience here a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop

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Few other reserves offer as complete an outdoor experience as De Hoop - sea, sand dunes, the vlei, a floral sensation of rare fynbos plants, diverse antelope and the Potberg Mountains, with world class whale watching in season. Activities are diverse and guests choose between various day walks through the rich fynbos plains or along the deserted coastline or mountain biking along the many gravel roads. Accommodation ranges from neat campsites to luxury suites. Onsite restaurant open daily, and day visitors welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve

Address: Longstreet | Overberg, Bredasdorp 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Bredasdorp
Hotel Class:3 star — De Hoop Collection Nature Reserve 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
De Hoop Nature Reserve Cottages Hotel Bredasdorp
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