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Rawsonville, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Platteland is one of the most difficult places to stay in a good facility, if you do not know the area, staying on a farm outside town, is even more risky. Well Melkboomsdrift Guest house was a total surprise, set on a very pictures spot next to the Oliphant’s River. From the moment you get out of your car...

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Cape town
Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful, efficient, welcoming, especially with my last minute booking for my second nights stay and my late arrival, thank you so much. Will always stay there, excellent service, privacy and the views are second to none.

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on a Tennis tour and what a lovely place. The rooms (3 & 4) are huge and stunning with aircon and satellite tv. Nice swimming pool on the grass to relax and the most friendly hosts Def worth the 4 stars

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic view & nice authentic rooms! The location is nice, close to a river in a pretty dry area. The best element is watching the sunrise in the morning. Also, all the nice wine plants make this location unique!

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jhb
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A great, comfortable stay with attention to detail and lovely view - exactly right for a sundowner. Spacious rooms, cleverly laid out to make you feel right at home. Kitchenette, well-equipped and thought has been put into this accommodation.

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift, responded to this review

Dear Sharon Our owner Hilsa is the boffin behind the layout and decor whilst the amazing team behind her are the remarkable ladies who keep the clock ticking and guests happy. Your review gives us all inspiration to make things even better! Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Melkboomsdrift again...

Reviewed 3 February 2017

So, here's what happened: My wife and I were at the tail-end of a 9 hour drive from Namibia. Foolishly, we thought we could stop and grab food before checking in to our room. Alas, nothing was open and there was no food in sight. Tired, hungry, and defeated we pulled up to Melkboomsdrift. And those angels had prepared a...

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift, responded to this review

You have no idea what this kind of review means to the team at Melkboomsdrift. Thank you a million times. We strive to please in every way and this kind of review is truly the big payback. We really do look forward to welcoming you back to our haven in the vineyards. So very glad that we could make your...

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a beautiful venue next to the Olifants river. Pretty gardens and spacious rooms. A well appointed bar fridge and wine from the vineyard was available.A great stop over from Namibia. We enjoyed quality time with the family at their braai area and they were kind enough to supply us with braai wood.

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift, responded to this review

We're so happy that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us. We do try to please our guests and it's always nice to hear the positive side of our guests' experiences. Please pop in again when you pass by.

Ngodwana, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Value for money, and very hospitable. Place was neat and very nicely set up. breakfast and dinner good. Well situated for travelling to the local points of interest. Safe close parking, and lovely view over the valley.

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1807Coms, Digital Marketing at Melkboomsdrift, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review and description of our beautiful guest house. It was a pleasure to host you and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Beautiful rooms in the most serene setting! Thank you for your warm hospitality. ...Anza, you were the perfect host! We will come back every time! Warn regards, Anton, Elize, Liné, Wian & Nadia

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I enjoyed the beautiful scenery from the rooms as well as the breakfast room. The rooms were spacious, neat and clean. The staff were friendly. I would recommend this establishment to other guests. The only down side was the distance to town.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift, responded to this review

A lovely review indeed for which we thank you! We do our utmost to cater for our guests in every way so that guests are not inconvenienced to drive into town. Please let us know if there is anything which we can do to improve your stay with us at Melkboomsdrift.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is little to prepare you for the sheer chic and panache of this stylish establishment. Each suite has been lovingly restored and decorated in a uniquely distinctive style. The garden is peaceful and spacious with a pool where you can relax and have a bottle of our own wine while staring out on the beautiful scenes of vineyards and the Olifants River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melkboomsdrift

Address: Vredendal 8160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Vredendal
Price Range: $94 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“self catering unit at the top of the hill is a absolute must if you travelling with kids and family so much space”
  • Morning walks
  • Tranquil time
  • Late afternoon
  • The comfort of the guest house was impeccable
 of 5 bubbles CodyMille-r2007, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles stellie707, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles emarieb_13, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay there in the cold months of the year”
 of 5 bubbles 816cyrilc, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask if you need wifi in the room, I guess that not all the rooms have this service.”
 of 5 bubbles SC7701, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
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