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The Overlook

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“braai area”(7 reviews)
“great view”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

On our way from Jhb to Hondeklip baai with a stop over at this amazing and friendly venue, the super friendly and helpful proprietor Eric is always on hand, highly recommended stay, comfortable, well equipped. Great view.

Thank Siebert001
Response from theoverlook, Owner at The OverlookResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us and your accolades!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had an unplanned stop in Keimoes, and were pleasantly surprised with the Lookover. Out host Eric was full of enthusiasm and a real people’s-person. The accommodation was reallly great- cozy, comfortable, very well equipped with attention to detail. We self-catered a braai at the...More

Thank robert c
Response from theoverlook, Owner at The OverlookResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your outstanding review! It was a pleasure to meet you ! hope to see Y'all again!!! Eric

Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Overlook Safari Lodge is located atop a small hill in the beautiful little town of Keimoes. This elevated position above the town offers the establishment a stunning view over the vineyards to the Orange River beyond. Overlook consists of three thatched chalets all appointed...More

Thank Rego426
Response from theoverlook, Owner at The OverlookResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you ever so much for your wonderful review! This feed back from you is so important to us. Glad you chose "The Overlook"!!! Your review keeps us at the top of our game and truly appreciate you taking the time. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

In January, we stayed there one night. The rooms have everything what you need and the view is marvellous. Because we weren't sure if we could find a restaurant in Keimoes so we asked Eric, a former chef, if he would prepare dinner for us....More

Thank Jazzmin11_11
Response from theoverlook, Owner at The OverlookResponded 10 June 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review! You were exposed to a heavy Asian/Indonesian influence in my cuisine. There are lots of artisan cheese,honey and even mushroom producers right here in the Kalahari. Our cuisine sets us apart from the rest. That and our view/chalets/pool. Compound...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Cottage was lovely, well equipped and clean View is beautiful Will be back Had a stunning breakfast on the deck We had not made a booking for our trip back to Cape Town and phoned on the off chance and no problem Eric & Anna...More

Thank Rose676
Response from theoverlook, Owner at The OverlookResponded 11 June 2017

Thanx Rose! Only our pleasure! Hope to see you again soon! Cheerers Eric

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Air Conditioning
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US$60 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$60 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"They are all good and all have excellent views."
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"All the cottages have a lovely view"
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"They are all the same, the one on the right (looking out) may be a bit more private."
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