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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Great Rooms; very helpful and nice hosts; incredible breakfast; we wish to come back every year at lest once; nice showers; great & large beds; we stayed there in winter and the romms were really warm which is not always the case in ZA;

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Hemel Hempstead, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We spent only one night here but hosts Phil and Linda couldnt have been more helpful. From cycling to ostrich tours to our onward bookings, they helped us with the practicalities, ensure we fitted in what we wanted to and even gave two of us a lift when we divided forces. And did I mention the setting? Fabulous verandah sundown...

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Worcester, South Africa
Reviewed 17 August 2015

It was absolutely amazing, thank you Phil & Linda. The service is excellent, so is the awesome view with the rivier running next to our room. Will definitely visit you again !!!! Regards Shiraleen Lambrechts

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The guest house is in a nice location, close to shops and restaurants but also quite secluded. It has a couple of lovely terraces and a verandah outside the rooms which is a great place for having a drink from the owner's small "pub" on the premises and watching the sun go down. The rooms lack a bit of charm...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We spent 2 nights staying at Gumtree, on the tail end of a 10 week trip in southern and central Africa, and it was one of our favourite stops. Our room was spacious, comfortable and well supplied with everything we could need, including lovely toiletries in the bathroom. The breakfasts are absolutely outstanding - great fresh food, lovingly prepared and...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Stayed in this guesthouse for one night to check out the ostrich farm and cango wildlife ranch in Oudtshoorn. It is reasonably priced. The hosts were extremely responsive to emails. Provided a wealth of information regarding driving directions, tourist attractions and restaurant options around the area. The rooms assigned to us were extremely spacious, with adequate furnishings that served our...

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We visited Gumtree. It's one of the best experience we had. Mr Phil & Ms Linda took care of us so well. The break fast and the special bread we had still are happening memories. In fact most comfortable stay in entire travel in SA I should thank Gumtree looking forward to visit your property on our next trip to...

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Cork
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We stayed at the Gumtree for two nights and enjoyed every minute of it. Phil and Linda are extremely welcoming and accommodating to their guests needs. Their home bar adds a lovely social aspect to your stay!

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Venlo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Very nice rooms, Good host. Breakfast was the best of all locations we visited during our holidag in SA. We only stayed fot one night at Gumtrtee Guest House, so we cannot tell much about Oudtshoorn or lacations near this city.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We visited Oudtshoorn (my wife and I) with 2 adult children. Decided to stay at Gumtree , with no knowledge or recommendation. An inspired choice ! Rooms are comfortable and well equipped. Hosts are extremely friendly and knowledgeable on Oudtshoorn and surrounds. Trust their restaurant recommendations !! Casual relaxed bar for drinks and definitely a 5 star breakfast. Will not...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gumtree Guest House is one of the finest in Oudtshoorn, overlooking the Grobbelaars River and the historic Suspension bridge. This guest house offers luxury and charm, in the shade of a century old giant gumtree. Close to town but with a beautiful view, many restaurants and attractions are within 5-10 minutes walking distance for guests. Our rooms offer the comforts of air conditioning, ceiling fans, hairdryers, toiletries, beverage packs, electric blankets, TVs, tea/coffee trays and minibar fridges. Each room has its own external entrance. Amenities available to guests include laundry services, Wifi and Internet Access, and telephone/fax facilities. We are fully licensed and offer a cosy bar which is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails or post-dinner nightcaps and features a fireplace on chilly winter nights as well as satellite television. Our breakfast features as much locally sourced produce as possible and we offer Continental and cooked breakfasts. Barbecue facilities are available near the pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gumtree Guest House

Address: 139 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $95 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gumtree Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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