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    Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

    On Route 62 | between Oudtshoorn & Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good9%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “course meal” (10 reviews)
    “ostrich farm” (18 reviews)
    “ostrich steak” (12 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 125 reviews

    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    Just back from a road trip in the Western Cape and would like to give the highest rating to the Ostrich Palace where we stayed on the 14th April, not only in terms of welcome, service received, our lovely room and the outstanding food. Kobus...More

    Thank Marian C
    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    We were doing road trip around South Africa. The Rietfontein Ostrich Palace was just a stunning place to stay on our last leg back to Cape Town. We arrived and were met by a delightful Elmarie who showed us to our stunning bedrooms, so comfortable...More

    Thank DarylCape
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Friday night dinner for 8 - Elmarie and Kobus were absolutely fantastic in making us feel welcome and comfortable. A 3 course meal which was absolutely outstanding with the standout dish being the Ostrich which was by far the best that I have ever had.

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    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    Elmare and Kobus were excellent hosts. Because of the location, we organised dinner on the property and we are so very pleased that we did because the food was exceptional. A four course meal served in the delightful dining room. Wine was available for purchase...More

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    Thank Irene T
    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    A charming old farmhouse with excellent cuisine and service. The accommodation was first class. Kobus and Elmarie made us feel most welcome. Dinner was top drawer and the Ostrich fillet was amazing! The way the little Karoo should be experienced.

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    Hlangana Lodge
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 91 - USD 125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Oudtshoorn
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