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Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience, I loved every minute of my stay. The hosts were hospitable and very attentive. The room was clean and catered to every need. The proximity to all ammenities is great. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

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Gelderland Province, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear Charl and Una, at your place we found everything we needed and more. The room and bathroom were all clean; breakfast was tasteful, We liked everything. Besides - and this is hard to express my in numbers - we had very pleasant contact with other visitors. Maybe because you have a way of bringing people together. We liked it... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first experience of Yamkela was about two years ago when i was referred by a friend and that is the reason i have returned because of the amazing service i have experienced. A very beautiful guesthouse with a lovely inviting pool and also well kept small gardens around the pool area. The rooms are fairly spacious and also very... More 

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Oxford, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very cozy. The room was very clean and nice. The breakfast was great. I will stay there again if I return to the western cape. The staff was very friendly. South African people are very nice. Loved South Africa.

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Fairfield, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners were on vacation, and a nice gal checked us in and showed us around. It’s a nice place, and our rooms are cute. Unfortunately, we had to climb an outdoor spiral staircase in the rain to get to our rooms. (Very difficult with our luggage.) The room had two twin beds that are actually spaced out for a... More 

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Kowie
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cannot speak too highly of the service and comfort I experienced. Will spread the word in my community. I have seldom experienced such excellence which made me truly proud of my country .Thank you very much Una

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Our Yamkela Guesthouse bedroom is just across their lovely garden with pool.Free wifi is provided at the receiving area. The wifi does not reach our room. The breakfast is delicious which is prepared the by the owner herself. The room looks clean but I saw one small cockroach at our bed which the owner immediately apologized and told us they... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I enjoyed my stay and would definitely stay here again if ever i am in Oudtshoorn. Lady in the guesthouse very friendly and arranged for early breakfast whenever needed. The position of the guesthouse is a perfect location

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I rearly enjoy a lot to stay at your guest house looking forward to visit again. The service render to me was so excellent.The room I was sleeping at was so clean and warm. I enjoy my braai a lot with the utensils you borrow us. I am definitely sure that every body who visited your guest house always wish... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed in Yamkela Guest House for 1 night on 5th sept 2016. The room was good and the caretaker was very nice. Breakfast was good. Bathroom was adequate. Nice Living and dining area. I would recommend Yamkela.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover serenity, luxury and privacy in the heart of the Klein Karoo at Yamkela Guest House. Our stylish and comfortable 4-star guest house is ideally situated in a quiet residential area, within easy walking distance from the center of town and several excellent restaurants. A sparkling swimming pool with wooden deck chairs is available for our hot and sunny days. We personally run our guest house assisted by our loyal staff. The tranquility of Yamkela will restore your soul and you will feel right at home with our friendly and professional service and special attention to our guests and their needs.All our elegant 10 double rooms are air-conditioned with an en suite bath room and its own private entrance. 5 rooms have a queen bed and a shower, 2 rooms have a queen bed and a bath, 1 room has two twin beds and a shower and 2 rooms have two twin beds and a bath. Rooms can’t accommodate more than 2 adults. In Room Amenities are 30+ Dstv channels, tea and coffee making facilities, bar fridge, hairdryer, safe box, fully serviced daily, strictly no smoking in rooms, no pets allowed. Other facilities are WiFi and off-street parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yamkela Guest House

Address: P O Box 670, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $80 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Yamkela Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Twin/bouble beds or shower/bath, it is all possible”
 of 5 bubbles RobbertA, 14 Nov 2011 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles CB810625, 12 Jun 2011 | Read review
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