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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Upon arrival at this stunningly beautiful farmhouse we were promptly greeted by the friendly staff. We were provided with a tour of the facility and escorted to the spacious and charming Orchid Suite. The room was sparkling clean,comfortably furnished and had a private terrace with valley and mountain views. The grounds were well groomed and fully prepared for guests to...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We understand how stressfull life can get and we are always thrilled when our guests can relax and unwind during their stay.We are delighted that you found us of high standard and enjoyed the meals and drives during your stay. We look forward to next time! Regards Lesley

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wow, a truly delicious three course meal. We had a great morning on the reserve and needed the comfort and good food of this great restaurant. I think everyone passing the area should find themselves at this hidden away gem.

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and delighted you enjoyed your day trip with us and the lunch.It makes the kitchens day when they hear comments like this, so look forward to having you here again in the near future Warmest Regards Lesley

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Staff, management etc, were excellent. Food very good and ambience excellent. The room was rather small but clean and well serviced. We thoroughly enjoyed the overall experience. We will come again when the weather is somewhat warmer.

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your comments and very glad to hear you had a good stay and would like to come again, we hope sooner than later and when the weather is good. Our rooms are small but we hope that the ample seating areas inside and around the house and garden provide places to relax and unwind ....

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Words genuinely cannot express the magic of this place. My husband and I are lucky enough to enjoy lovely hotels but we both agree there is something special about Bartholomeus Klip. I don't want to write too much lest I spoil the surprises and small touches. The service is exceptional and we were so grateful to all the staff but...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are very glad you had a lovely stay with us and that we compare well to some of the hotels you have stayed at .We definitely strive to make all guests feel welcome and at home during their stay. We are so glad that the food was a highlight, the kitchen always try the best to make...

Cape town
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent four wonderful days in the self catering Wild Olive House near the main Farmhouse. The cottage is spacious and very well equipped. It also has its own swimming pool for warmer weather. We enjoyed cold nights with underfloor heating, electric blankets and warm days walking in the reserve and cycling round the property. This was our second visit...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are very glad to receive your feedback and we are delighted you had a good second stay at Wild Olive House.The staff and I really appreciate your support and hope you will be our guest for years to come! We look forward to welcoming you all again Warmest Regards Lesley

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I can't rate this incredible place more highly. It's our 3rd time there (over a period of a couple of years) and it's still as good as ever. The venue is a real home from home. The main Manor House rooms are cosy and beautifully furnished and the main Olive house (which can house two families, being child and baby...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for staying and we are very glad to have had you stay and hope we will be welcoming you again soon. We are so glad you had a lovely stay at Wild Olive and felt comfortable and particularly enjoyed all the meals, I will pass on your comments to Louise and the team. We always endeavour...

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The staff at Bartholomeus Klip showed such incredible generosity towards us. We were continually amazed at the abundance shown in their care of us and our children at Wild Olive. Thank you so much! We will feel honoured to return again.

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted your stay at Wild Olive House and that the kids had a great time and always happy to hear when guests would like to return. We look forward to next time! Warmest Regards Lesley

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I saw a post on Facebook about the mid week special at Bartholomous Klip Farmhouse and booked on the spur of the moment. I persuaded some friends to join me. What an amazing 2 days we had. We arrived to high tea, then later drinks and snacks and then a wonderful 4 course meal. The food was just scrumptious, the...

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Bartholomeusklip, Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review and we are delighted you came to stay with us. Winter is a very slow time for most hotels and we are always looking at way to get guests coming to stay as its a wonderful time of the year to experience the farm, we are delighted you saw our special and were...

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Oh wow! That really says it all, but I will expand. We went for lunch on Saturday and the experience was delicious, in every sense. You can actually feel the tension leaving you as you drive the dirt road past huge flocks of woolly sheep towards the mountains. The farm and homestead are totally exquisite (next visit needs an extra...

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Bartholomeusklip, Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for coming to join us for lunch and for such a special occasion - your moms 87 Birthday! We are so glad that you enjoyed the food and experience with us and even though you did not stay overnight that you felt at home and that the staff delivered a great service. You are...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2016

BK is a beautiful, exclusive Victorian Farmhouse which has been transformed into a peaceful and relaxing, foodie destination not to be missed! Run by twins, Leslie (welcoming front of house) and Louise (superb chef) we were spoilt from the minute we arrived in time for afternoon high tea, until we left after a walk through the reserve and delicious brunch...

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Bartholomeusklip, Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review and very glad you had a good stay and enjoyed your time here with us. We are always very happy to hear that our guests enjoy all the meals and I will pass this onto Louise and Kitchen team. We look forward to welcoming you again and treat you to a relaxed weekend...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bartholomeus Klip is a charming small hotel for only 16 guests on a working wheat and sheep farm just over an hour away from Cape Town – ideally situated for exploring the famous winelands. There is a 4,000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, to be explored on game drives or by mountain bike, and beautiful gardens with a unique swimming pool. The food is renowned, with lavish brunches and high teas, and a gourmet three-course dinner. The separate Wild Olive House, with its own swimming pool, can be hired on a self-catering or full-board basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

Address: | Elandsberg Farms, Hermon 7308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Hermon
Price Range: $331 - $846 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“No children under 16 are allowed in the main lodge but all ages allowed in Wild Olive House”
 of 5 bubbles ShereeS1107, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wild Olive cottage is a very special space to share with friends or family”
 of 5 bubbles gbyr0n, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are superb”
 of 5 bubbles W1672BYchrisf, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles JohnS431, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you're traveling with kids, I think it's best to rent the house.”
  • One of the two bathrooms
  • Living room
  • The dining room
  • Bedroom
  • Master bedroom
  • Kids' bedroom.
 of 5 bubbles JQA_California, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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