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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful stay. Could not have asked for more. Superbly comfortable, spotlessly clean, safe and secure only wish we had more time to stay. Thank you Hillary and thank you to your team for a very comfortable stay. PS our girls loved it too. We will spread the word and we will be back...

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Thank you for the review, it was a pleasure to accommodate you and your family at Cypress Cottage. We're glad that you enjoyed you stay. Hope to see you again soon More 

Table View, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a charming resort, loved every moment. The staff are friendly and so helpful, thank you. Once of the most beautiful places I have stayed in. Will definitely be back to enjoy this very special place.

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Thank Colleen M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled far with my folks and to find such stunning accommodation was an absolute treat !! Everything was perfect.. absolutely beautiful accommodation. We were treated so well by our hosts. ' We will definitely be back !! Thanks for everything and taking such good care of us all !! Regards Lance

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was such a great find! The owner, Hillary, was so accommodating and hospitable, and her staff are all very friendly, helpful and kind.. you really do feel welcome here. Natasha also deserves a mention for being so friendly and welcoming. Best sleep I've had in a while! The accommodation is luxurious, comfortable and immaculate.. and with such beautiful gardens... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Two friends and I stopped over at Cypress Cottages for the weekend whilst making our way up the coast from Cape Town to Durban. It was an absolutely delightful weekend. Hillary's hospitality was top class and the rooms were neat and comfortable. Wonderful farm-style breakfasts and great walks and/or runs in and around the town. They have quite a large... More 

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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Words can not describe Cypress Cottage. The tranquil atmosphere is overwhelming, you just want to sit in the garden all day long, to enjoy the sound of the birds in the trees. Thank you very much Hillary, for the most relaxing stay we had!

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Charming and comfortable home with well-considered amenities and a delicious breakfast prepared by Virgina. Cypress Cottages are in a pleasant and walkable part of town and have a lovely garden to sit in.

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Fort St John
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our Canadian family of four spent two nights here and had a fantastic time. Host Hillary is very welcoming. There are a range of accommodation options available. The rooms are lovely. The breakfast is delicious. Lots to see in the area, including fossils at Wellwood, game at Camdeboo National Park, and 360 degree views overlooking the Valley of Desolation

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Rignac, France
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Wish we had been able to stay longer. I love the Karoo. We found the rooms very comfortable, the garden beautiful and serene, the welcome warm and the breakfast delicious and sumptuous. My grandfather was the Manager of the Standard Bank in Graaff-Reinet and my Dad told me that he always wanted to stay at the Drosdty Hotel as a... More 

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Humansdorp, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stayed in one of the Riverbend Cottages. This beautiful one bedroom apartment has it all: comfort, space, elegance and creativity. The bedding is perfect and all facilities and furnishings are both practical and attractive - inviting one to stay longer and cook a meal in the well equipped kitchen! Hillary and her staff are delightful people, making you feel... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cottages are of the early 1800s Cape Dutch variety & are understatedly decorated with a highly developed taste for the natural & comfortable. Rooms display high reed ceilings, solid pine & slate floors, antique chests, fresh flowers & free-standing baths. Breakfasts consist of free-range eggs, yogurt, fruits from the orchard, toast, bacon & delicious sausage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cypress Cottage

Address: 76 Donkin Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range: $92 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cypress Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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