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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful room and great buffet meal with a roaring log fire in the middle of the restaurant. It was a cool night and when we returned to our lodge, the staff had put a hot water bottle in our bed. Lovely touch!

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Loved everything about this hotel, epsecially the fantastic service. We arrived mid afternoon and within an hour they had provided us with Sandwiches and took care of our laundry! Such a relaxing place and the food in the resteraunt was brilliant - loved the Ostrich steaks! Definately the place to go to for a relaxing countryside rest!

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Cheshire, England
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This accommodation preserves its rural nature with differing sized rooms situated around the property connected by a maze of paths. Our large room had all the amenities required and was a couple of minutes walk from the on-site restaurant. The menu was interesting and eclectic with friendly service. Overall a very pleasant experience far removed from the bland chain hotels

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic venue and incredible organization went into organizing this event for us... Thank you De Opstal... Our wedding food was the best I've ever had at a wedding, the accommodation was super with a fireplace to set the tone. This place is visually so stimulating, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in South Africa oudtshoorn- Schoemanshoek Breakfast was average,...

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Brighton
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Wonderfully quirky selection of properties,very back to nature with all the amenities ,lovely staff fully attentive,working natural fire places in every room.wonderfully home cooked meal with huge selection of fresh natural produce and local sourced wines,real genuine warm welcome,nice change from the normal 4 star blandness. This has managed to keep its rural character without selling out.very enjoyable stay ,arrive...

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1Thank Rhys E
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for one night when we were doing the garden route. It took a bit of getting used to. It was old fashioned but quirky. Evening dinner was fabulous, and staff were extremely friendly.. especially the women who attended us in the restaurant. She also gave us a good insight into the farm it used...

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Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

First impressions fairly good. Room generously proportioned but the atmosphere was weird, with girls' bridesmaids dresses hanging up and a pervading atmosphere of piety and religious condescension. Is this an Amish Centre? Very, very unsettling!! Paranormal activity? BBQ was absolutely awful!! Breakfast not much better. Dreadful overall. Avoid at all costs. This place is not a reflection of our superb...

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1Thank John N
England
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We stayed one night whilst traveling on our Garden Route Tour. Lovely well kept grounds with a small pool, lodges are huge, clean,with all amenities, large bathrooms plus free wi fi. There was a large porch with sofa if you wanted to and had time to sit out and take in the surroundings..but didn't like opening the lodge door at...

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Stayed here for only one night as part of our travels along the Garden Route. Didn't get here until dark so didn't appreciate the grounds or location until the next day. Some way out of Oudsthoorn so quite a trek if you wanted to explore the town (not that I know if anyone does, or what there is to do...

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

This hotel has separate lodges in large, beautifully landscaped, grounds. Our lodge had an enormous room, with a double and a single bed, large comfortable seating area with a fire, huge bathroom, private verandah with big fridge, and nice view, plus table and chairs at the bottom of our entrance chairs, giving a slightly different view. All very comfortable. We...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about De Opstal

Address: Rt 62, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $118 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — De Opstal 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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