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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with a group of 46, they catered perfectly for the group - going out of their way to accommodate various food preferences. All staff were friendly. Rooms clean. Lots to do in the area for children such as Cango Caves and Wilgewandel activity centre.

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Leipzig, Germany
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Food and Service! Food preparation looks already good as nearly always in South Africa. Nice and lovely place for a relaxing stop outside the town in a beautiful landscape! Homemade sauce and flavoured coffee are very tasty.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we have not reserved much of the accommodation during this trip, every single stop another surprise. This one stands out out as being tucked away in a very secluded valley. Surrounded by hills ( mountains on all side ), the very small stroke of land along a small stream/river has a hotel and good looking restaurant. We were very... More 

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hants UK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a self-catering studio room (unit 10) which was spacious and had a little patio area with a BBQ. There was plenty of kitchen equipment which was fortunate as we ate in the restaurant on the first night but both agreed we didn't want to go back the following night. The menu was very limited and having chosen the... More 

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Holon, Israel
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food is very bad, even bad for your health. Not tasty AT ALL. No vegeterian options. There are lots of better options around. The staff is very unprofessional. Make yourself a favor and avoid this restaurant.

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is 16 km out of Oudtshoorn, but very easy to find on the Cango Caves Road. Lovely rooms with very scenic surroundings. Tthe service is very good and the staff very helpful- we got a wonderful tip for a litttle known road trip that turned out to be spectacular. The restaurant here is excellent- don't waste time driving into... More 

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We came here with a small party (27) and were delighted with everything we experienced. This is a working Ostrich farm but great attention has been given to accommodating guests. There is a large dining room, at least 40 guest rooms, extensive grounds, a small lake to fish in., a pool to swim in and a separate restaurant for fine... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Enjoyed amazing afternoon tea on the verandah upon arrival after visiting the Cango Caves.Explored the well maintained grounds while on our way to visit 250 ostrich chicks before enjoying a delicious dinner beautifully presented in the lovely dining room.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Wi-Fi extremely poor, hair on floor and stuck to shower wall which wasn't nice. Breakfast good location OK! We're told the gate would be shut at 9:30 got back from dinner at 9 and we're locked out. Had to climb in and leave our car at gate as good not get in touch with anyone. Once we got in it... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

I was at a family reunion recently and stayed at De Oude Meul for 3 nights. The accommodation was clean, cozy and comfortable situated in beautiful surroundings.The staff were friendly and very helpful. The breakfasts were excellent. As lunch and dinner were provided to our very large group, I did not get to try the a la carte restaurant, but... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located en route to the Cango Caves, De Oude Meul Country Lodge lies nestled at the foothills of the majestic Swartberg Mountains, in Oudtshoorn, Garden Route. The Lodge is situated in the beautiful Schoemanspoort, halfway between Oudtshoorn and the world famous Cango Caves on the R328. To overnight on this beautiful farm is an unforgettable experience. The lodge is surrounded by mountains, which together with the exotic plants of the Klein Karoo create a quiet serene atmosphere ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Oude Meul

Address: Near Cango Caves, Garden Route, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $53 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Oude Meul 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Self catering gives you the choice if you find the restaurant menu restricting”
 of 5 bubbles vicky42, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in the 'A' rooms which are close to the dining room and bar with covered access”
 of 5 bubbles barriet980, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All appeared good.”
 of 5 bubbles Kipper_CK, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All room looked good and they have family rooms as well.”
 of 5 bubbles adrianmV1748PB, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground floor facing the garden surrounded by lush green mountains”
 of 5 bubbles frehan36, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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