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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Disappointed, having read earlier reviews our expectations were far to high, especially where the food was concerned. The room was comfortable and clean, management was friendly and helpful and gardens eclectic. For dinner we had the rump steak that was recommended, it will rate in the Top 10 toughest steaks we have ever eaten. It was a Monday evening and...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

What a delightful, quaint little gem. A warm welcome from Jacques who showed us to our room, The Greek, with a double bed and bunk bed. All well appointed with a spacious bathroom with both a shower and bath. Dinner - delicious hake and chips followed by Jacques signature Olive ice-cream, surprisingly spectacular. A very good reason to stop over.

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Sri Lanka
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The owner was quite friendly and the place is well located. The Coffee was excellent and above all it was free! We had a Prawns dish and it was quite delicious. Room was little run-down. same goes for the bathroom. Sometimes, it will difficult to run a hotel just only with the hospitality.

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stunning place which is Adequate. Quaintly decorated. Very Clean. Food was delicious. Hospitality was awesome!! Charming place. Conveniently located. Very well priced. Value for money! Secure parking. Quiet. Arty atmosphere. Everything you need.

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George
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Had to sleep over in beaufort west for business. Stayed over at Ye Olde Thatch and was welcomed by Jacques. I was on crutches at the time but Jacques made it all easy for me by warming up my food and bringing breakfast to my room. They really made it easy for. Would recommend a stay here any time.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We got the honeymoon suite - though we've been married for more than 46 years :-) Rooms are comfortable, the price is right, and the proprietor is a delightful guy who also does the cooking. The place has a bar and restaurant. Dinner and breakfast were outstanding. We really recommend this place.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Friendly homy establishment with very good facilities and food. Can definitely recommend this as a stay over. Don't be fooled by the outside appearance from the street. Hospitality is excellent. Old but very homely.

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The rooms and dining rooms are interesting and worth viewing. We had the wings and prawn starters for as a snack at the bar and were super delicious. The interior hidden courtyard with plenty of shade in the garden was a lovely surprise. Worth a visit

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Thank Medford T
Johannesburg
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Out front doesn't look like much, but round the back quirky and delightful. Proprietor and staff friendly and solicitous, decor different and arty, food (dinner and breakfast) was delicious. Will certainly stay there again.

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Noblesville, Indiana, USA
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what we would experience when we stopped here for dinner. We were very pleasantly surprised. The food and wine was excellent. The atmosphere was "rustic" and charming. The server was friendly, engaging and had recently been to the US. Lots to like here and not any real alternative in BW.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thatch is an unexpected find in Beaufort West. The guesthouse and Restaurant has a mix of Mediterranean, Moroccan, Turkish and European feeling which are shared proudly with everybody entering this intriguing place. The oasis garden surrounding the guest rooms which are decorated accordingly, adds to the peaceful atmosphere when dining outside at the pool are. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ye Olde Thatch

Address: 155 Donkin Street, Beaufort West 6970, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Beaufort West
Price Range: $60 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ye Olde Thatch 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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