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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” (11 reviews)
    “ostrich farm” (19 reviews)
    “real palace” (3 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 28 March 2017

    We made an upgrade to the room Emma and it was a good choice. I loved the beautiful old things in the room and in the bathroom. We enjoyed the pool with a view and an glass of wine all alone and the dinner with...More

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    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    Very beautiful location. Large and well equipped room in own building. Very friendly and helpful hosts. Great restaurant!! We had an excellent dinner only for two! The pool is a must see! Perfect for relaxing and enjoying even for only one night. Well working WiFi.

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    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We used the hotel as a break driving from kynsna to Cape Town . The scenery was spectacular on the Karoo and easy driving . The hotel although remote was really comfortable having stayed in Emily's the detached cottage really spacious . We had dinner...More

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    Reviewed 19 February 2017

    Excellent Service Room was very nice. Very clean and lovely bathroom. Amenities nice. Food was delicious. Service could not be faulted Only disappointment is that we did not see Ostriches and had to pay extra to have a tour of the ostriches at another venue.

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    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    Nice place with a pool with gorgeous view on the landscape; dinner was very good; turtles in the garden, but also unbehaved dogs, who pee on your backpack; ostrich tour was too expensive for being a guest (250 Rand per person), only two ostriches left...More

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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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    • USD 93 - USD 104 (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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    Room Tips
    "Spacious separate guesthouses, near the old historical buildings, with ensuite and bath, high ceiling..."
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    "Rooms by the restaurant and mean hotel are really fabulous , try for the Emma cottage"
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    "Avoid the Hoepoe unit unless you like solitude."
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    "Didn't check all rooms but what we did see were all A1 and the grounds were lovely."
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