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The Old Hatchery

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“fishing cabin”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the time of booking our holiday accommodation the only rooms available were the fishing cottages. We hired 2 cottages as we are a family of 4. The web site describes these as “delightful“ Well in my opinion it was nothing short of sub standard...More

Thank leonc765
Response from John F, General Manager at The Old HatcheryResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your encouragement. As new managers and owners we are working as fast as we can and finances allow to upgrade the resort. In a few days time a new web page will be up and running showing the correct photo's of rooms...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We booked to stay 3 nights on our driving trip round South Africa, hoping to fish at the Hatchery but the pond is complete overgrown and other areas of the site are not maintained and in very bad repair. It has potential but needs a...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We stayed in one of the Fishing Cottages over new year. They are tucked away at the back across the little foot bridge. The cottage is quite small and suffering from a some much needed attention. I believe there are new owners, so we may...More

Thank 124malcolm
Response from John F, Manager at The Old HatcheryResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your input. Yes we have just taken over the resort in December and will be upgrading all of the facilities over the next few months. John

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We came through on a motorbike and were going to stay for two days. Management had just changed and so there was a bit of construction going on. The chalet we got originally was not really ideal for us but the team moved us to...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

My husband and I had a Birthday Dinner in October and was really scrumptious. He had eisbein and I had lamb shank. It was delicious and the staff were very friendly and efficient. Situated in a well decorated dining room with ambiance.

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"Rooms are spacious in main building, Oaktree Lodge"
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"Best views over a dam"
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"Close proximity to mountains and lovely walks or hikes."
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"No 6 - Damsel Fly has the best view."
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