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jhb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A really amazing property with breathtaking views. Great breakfast and we'll equipped units. Peaceful for that break you need to recharge. The property is about 15min out of town and do not serve Dinner so be prepared.

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

Thank you for a lovely review however we must apologise if there has been a miscommunication somewhere along the line as we do serve dinners. We do hope that we will be able to host you soon again so that you are able to enjoy our great country style dinners.

Wellington, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I enjoy my stay at Melkboomsdrift. It is nice and quiet there and the rooms are beautifull. Service from the personal are friendly and of high qauility. I wil certainly advice orher travellars to stay at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge.

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

What a great review! Thank you for your encouraging words about our fabulous personnel and our establishment, however we cannot be who we are without our fabulous guests. Looking forward to hosting you again.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My second time i stayed at the Melkboomsdrift and I am even more impressed. Love the warmth and the friendliness of the staff who made my stay very pleasant. Enjoyed the Shiraz from Melkboomsdrift whilst sitting outside working on my lap top and absorbing the view. Great food, great hospiltality, cleanliness and fresh crisp lined. Highly recommended if you want...

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

Dear Laetitia Thank you so much for your positive review received. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the peaceful environment on offer here at Melkboomsdrift. We do our best to please our guests in every way possible. Your positive review all round goes a long way in making all our staff members so proud and their jobs so much more...

Heidelberg, Gauteng
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Second time around staying at this venue and it was just as great as the first time around in 2014 . . . Great memories!!! We were sad to leave after just one night but we didn't make bookings in advance and the Guesthouse was fully booked. Glad we could get at least one night. Will definitely recommend. Service was...

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

We really are so sorry that we were unable to extend your stay for you, but look forward to being able to host you in future again. Thank you for such a positive review which we really do appreciate. Return visitors are a great testimony to our service promise to our guests.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
Services
  • 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: $92 - $124 (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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