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De Opstal Country Lodge

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“cango caves”(50 reviews)
“one night”(51 reviews)
“farm buildings”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed here two nights, wonderful ambience, out of town, very quiet, very friendly and helpful staff. Big room with big shady balcony. Good restaurant with good food and reasonable prices. Nice pool. Warm sunny weather. Garden of fruit trees, mango, pomegranate, limes. good location...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the worst hotel during our tour. The room(19) was awful, the furniture was worn out, the safe did not work, the cups were dirty and there were gaps around the windows and door. The shower cabinet leaked and there were cockroaches in the...More

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Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience at De Opstal Country Lodge. The owners & management have been notified about your review and action will be taken to address the issues mentioned. Once again,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow this was amazing place. The scenery was exceptional. The service was very good. We ate Ostrich in the Dining Room that night and it was delicious. ! Beautiful pool, Honeymoon suites, Beautiful sitting areas too

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Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We had so much fun hosting you and we hope to do so again in the near future. Best regards, the team at De Opstal Country Lodge

Reviewed 10 January 2018

I've given an 'average' rating because a 'poor' one isn't appropriate. Stayed for one night as part of a Wendy Wu tour. Beautiful, peaceful location. Accommodation, comfortable and quirky. Food in the restaurant was all right but I wasn't happy with the number of birds...More

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Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 11 January 2018

We are so sorry that you had mixed feelings regarding your stay at De Opstal Country Lodge. We take your feedback to heart and will use it to improve the way we serve and interact with guests. Best regards, the team at De Opstal Country...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Two days spent in Oudtshoorn enroute to Port Elizabeth with two super nights at De Opstal. We received a wonderful welcome from Marius as we arrived and nothing was too much trouble whilst we were there. Amazing food from chef - her bobotie is simply...More

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Response from NeilBuchner, Manager at De Opstal Country LodgeResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review and for helping us be the best we can be. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Best regards, the team at De Opstal Country Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$143 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$143 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (183)
Room & Suite (58)
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Dining (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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TrueBrit_10
16 November 2016|
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Response from Garth J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have free wifi which seemed to work well in our room as I have found that in some places where you are in a cottage/chalet away from the centre you are stumped.Hairdryer in the room.
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Sla40
19 September 2016|
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Response from Nicolas V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they use "South Afrincan "plugs. you can buy adapters in any grocery shop for very cheap. They can also provde adpaters on request(Very common in south africa) There is a hairdryer in the room. There is free wifi in... More
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Carolbarron77
27 December 2014|
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Response from Takeiteasytheworld | Reviewed this property |
What a pity you do not say what happened as usually there is a simple explanation when looked at rationally. Had NO similar problems when we stayed there and none of our group of 28 mentioned anything unusual.
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"all are semi villas sort of and look over the garden."
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"Avoid room 19 at all costs."
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"All rooms and locations very good, nice to be near the pool"
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"Any room - they're all beautiful!"
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