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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at Karoo! It is a very nice and comfortable place. The rooms are very big, nicely decorated and with quality. We asked for a cot and they prepared us one. We would love to return!!!

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oudtshoorn is a really beautiful place and you can do a lot (Meerkat, Ostrich, Swartbergpass, Caves etc). The Lodge was really amazing with a beautiful pool. The room was clean and nice. We really recommend it!

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Durban
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everthing was more than we expected. Thank you! We will definitely visit again and we can recommend Karoo Retreat to anybody who is looking for a special get-away experience. Close enough to all major tourist attractions in Oudshoorn

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Thank Lauwret K
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This was second time we stayed at the Karoo Retreat and we will most definitely return. We missed an oven and it would be great if Breakfast was part of they stay. The pool was clean - we love the big kitchen and we had a braai. Slept well and peacefully and the reception was superb with lots of friendliness.

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Somerset West
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very convenient and comfortable. service was friendly, efficient and accommodating. Would definitely recommend to friends and return if we need a place to to stay in Oudtshoorn. We shared a two bedroom unit with friends, but will also be convenient for small families.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Karoo Retreat was the perfect place! We just stayed with the two of us, but it could fit easily a whole family. The beds are really comfortable. The whole house is very clean and it has a big living room and kitchen with more than you need. The bathrooms are very good as well. We would stay here again!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The room was filled with a bit too much furniture. It would have been difficult to prepare a meal if you wanted to self cater as limited surfaces to prepare food on. You would have had prepare on the outside table. It would have been easier in the summer but it was spring when we visited and cold when the...

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 18 September 2016

What a lovely little place! It had everything we needed for our 2 night stay. Our contact person, Gerhard, assisted us even though we arrived late. A cleaning lady also showed up even though there is no cleaning service on a Saturday. Thanks for a great stay, will definitely return!

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Springs, South Africa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Thank-you for a neat clean comfortable place to stay. It was peaceful and very neat. Very convenient, close to town, yet quiet. Friendly hosts, cleaning service was a nice surprise. I would highly recommend to anyone who wants to stay in Oudtshoorn.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 28 August 2016

All was perfect. Ina, the host, is very kind and helpful. The room was nice and cozy. It's a little bit far from town center and there isn't much around, but easy to get to the Cango Caves from there.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the beautiful Little Karoo, conveniently close to both the Garden Route and Route 62, we offer a unique base from which to enjoy and explore the beauty of this region. For the sophisticated young at heart, we offer an African experience with comfort, tranquility and style, furnished with hand-picked Karoo interior. We offer 4 double or twin bedded rooms with private entrance and patio each with own bathroom plus shower. All rooms are equipped with DSTV television, overhead fans, air conditioners, heaters, hairdryers and tea and coffee making facilities. Beautifull enclosed indigenous garden and Private Swimmingpool. All this for you to enjoy! We welcome you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karoo Retreat

Address: 238a Jan van Riebeeck Road | Wesbank, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: $61 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karoo Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book the larger house as you only pay per person and if you love to cook the kitchen is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles dhaylett, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building are more spacious and have access to kitchen units. The separate unit does not.”
 of 5 bubbles Kirstibot, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you want more privacy there is a small cottage available which is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Sybert03, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you are not an early riser, choose the room furthest away from the school!”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraJimVictoria, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Probably room nr 4 is the best, what privacy and view is concerned. It's private terrace is nearest to the pool and offers a bit of a view at the gardens behind the accomodation. Rooms nr. 2 and 3 share a terrace. They may be slightly smaller than rooms 1 and 4.”
 of 5 bubbles Josje999, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
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