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Grand Dedale Country House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This was our second stay at Grand Dedale and every bit as good as the first. Quiet, well-maintained and beautifully appointed. Even with a full guest house, everyone enjoys privacy and their own space. The afternoon tea was, again, disappointing - my suggestion would be to change the pastry chef or cater this out. The dinner was excellent; breakfast was...

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Cvginkel, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale and for the positive constructive criticism. We have discussed the afternoon tea with our Head Chef and every effort has gone into ensuring that the quality is raised in par with all other meals delivery. We hope that on your next visit you will be...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have to compliment the team for a wonderful 3 days surrounded with great views and peace. excellent food and complimentary drinks plus top customer service and wish we could have stayed longer. Our suite was one of the best we have stayed in and cannot praise the team high enough.

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Cape TOwn
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Staff are very accommodating and aim to please. We will stay longer next time! Our requests were their demand. We were given complimentary beverages and the facilities more than cater for our every need

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Olen, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed your time and considering returning for longer!!. We can't wait to welcome you back. Warmest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stayed at Grand Dedale to celebrate our 9th Wedding Anniversary. On arrival we were welcomed by Hope who immediately showed us around and arranged our check-in. We were shown to our very inviting and comfortable room, Hawequa. The luxurious bathroom had a view from the window overlooking the vineyards. We had tea & cake on patio in the late...

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Melanie, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale. We are happy to read that your special celebration was something to remember and write about. We look forward to welcoming you for your 10th Anniversary. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We had a most wonderful 3 nights at Grande Dedale which was very peaceful, surrounded by stunning countryside. We were guided to off the beaten track sights - organise wine farmer; local mozzarella farmer and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We hope to be back soon!

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Stuart and Katrin, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are thrilled to read that you managed to visit some of our neighbors and also suppliers of some fine products used by our Head Chef . We look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kindest regards from the Team at...

Cape Town
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We have always wanted to stay here and it was everything we expected and more! Our room was absolutely beautiful, with our own private terrace overlooking the garden, stunning bathroom, comfortable king size bed, high ceilings and beautiful furnishings. Delicious high tea in the afternoon, sundowners on the stoep and an incredible breakfast with delectable pastries, fruit, cereals etc as...

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It looks like you had a fantastic time and we can't wait to welcoming you back for more fun and relaxed holiday. Kindest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 April 2016

very nice location, the country house is comfortable with excellent breakfast and dinner, good wine, all staff polite and friendly, just rather long way from Wellington, we wish to come again and can only recommend

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Anneliese, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale. We are delighted to read that you enjoy almost everything except the 9 km drive from Wellington. We value our distance from the town center as a unique selling point, surrounded by vineyards and mountains with the majestic view of Bain's Kloof Pass. We hope...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was our final stop of the garden route before heading to Cape Town and when we approached the gravel road leading to the estate, we were not sure what to expect – but this place did not disappoint. We were greeted by Angelo the owner, who came to introduce himself, arrange for our car to be parked in the...

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GrandDedaleCountry, Owner at Grand Dedale Country House, responded to this review

Dear Liz, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale. We appreciate that you enjoyed everything about it (we have since improved our WiFi) and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future so Angelo can tell you of his fantastic time he had whilst visiting your husband's native Cyprus. Warmest regards from...

Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I visited here with friends, staying 3 nights. We have stayed in very many guest hoses in South Africa over a number of years and it would be difficult to find anywhere better than Grand Dedale. It is easy to see how it has won so many awards but very difficult to see why having had only five average reviews...

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Dear Carol, thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Grand Dédale. We are thrilled to read that you have placed us as the best Country House you stayed in during your numerous travels in South Africa. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Warmest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale

Cumbria
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Stunning property in the most beautiful location. It is off the beaten track but so worth it. If you are looking for a little peace and quiet then this is just wonderful. Our loft room was fabulous with our own little sitting room area both inside the room and then outside in the main area which you shared with 2...

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Dear Carol, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us and soaked in the beauty, peace and tranquility of our hot valley. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards from the Team at Grand Dédale

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Manor House on Doolhof Wine Estate has recently been restored to its former Cape Dutch elegance and houses six luxurious en-suite bedrooms and one free standing cottage. Spacious entertainment areas and landscaped gardens with a 15 meter pool guarantee relaxation. The 380 hectares of land are ideal for outdoor activities. Wine tasting, restaurant, function and conference facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Dedale Country House

Address: The Bovlei | Doolhof Wine Estate, Wellington 7654, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wellington
Price Range: $234 - $472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Dedale Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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