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De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly and very helpful personal nice rooms (Boutique) and a very very good Restaurant, thank you Mister Peppas. Breakfast freshly and varios (handmade products) we can recommend this Hotel we enjoyed.

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Humlebaek, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place with a nice garden, including a swimming pool. Very serviceminded staff. Great food and wine in the restaurant. Room and lounge fine. Large bathroom, but no heating there (could be a problem in winter).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always recommendable for a stopover when going or coming to the Gardenroute.the combination of African and European food is excellent . Well trained staff. Clean rooms. Very friendly.fam.member.

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Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We unfortunately arrived to late for dinner but the room was lovely, spacious and very comfortable. All the staff were so helpful and friendly getting us settled and we had a welcome drink in the garden which was beautiful. Our breakfast was exceptionally good, excellent quality food and a good selection of hot and cold. We will definitely stay again... More 

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Weybridge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at De Doornkraal and found that nothing was too much problem for the ever helpful Christopher Peppas. You can be sure of being well looked after by him and his staff. The restaurant carte is extensive, something really good for everyone. The breakfast buffet choice is impressive.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes in life and where travelling extensively throughout the world one might meet special people or find a special place that creates a very special mood, a home coming where realism is thrown out of the window and a beautiful dream like state stands right there in front of you. From the moment that we arrived at De Doornkraal, we... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy staying at De Doornkraal on our way back to Cape Town. This hotel is a reason to stop over in Riversdale The food is exceptional - prepared by Christopher and his very capable team. Thank you for always making our stay extra special, Toni

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Durbanville
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, comfortable, beautiful environment. Chef Peppa is a lovely person, he makes one feel like the most important person on earth. The only unpleasant thing is that I have to write 200 words in this review. LOL .

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St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chef and his team are great, there are lovely rooms/houses for staying. It was really like being in a family. Nice restaurant with different courses and local (their own) wine. Probably, it's the safest place in town.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As before, stunning food, great atmospheric rooms and a wonderful host. Chef Peppas could not do more to help with travel arrangements, suggestions of locations to visit and a regular supply of anecdotes

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
- Experience charming countryside hospitality in South Africa - We are committed to providing service excellence and ensuring that our guests feel that they are at home whilst away from home. Our good-natured team are proud that De Doornkraal has been recognized as the best four star Country House in South Africa, as well as the best in our province two years running at the prestigious Lilizela Tourism Awards – 2014 and 2015. In addition we also are proud recipients of The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013, 2014,2015 and 2016. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel

Address: 8 Long Street, Riversdale 6670, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Riversdale
Price Range: RM375 - RM572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The garden cottage is small and not convenient with a lot of luggage, the vineyard cottage would be a better choice.”
 of 5 bubbles ettemar, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every room had a silver lining, great value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles 111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cottages in the garden and vineyard are beautiful and a bit secluded”
 of 5 bubbles rxkok1, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had room no 3 and it was separated in 2 rooms (living and sleeping), very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles kurtkatharinamars, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We had Room 4, superb with a huge lounge shared with one other room, beautifully appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles 450kate, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
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