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The Royal Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“old world charm”(16 reviews)
“gin and tonic”(12 reviews)
“half price”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
"The grand old lady finally has her new dress on" is what the locals said when The Royal was refurbished and upgraded to the highest standards in 2005/2006. After serving more than seven generations, the oldest hotel of the Western Cape occupies a very special place in the hearts of...
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Location and contact
33 Main St, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
70,2 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
17 restaurants are within a 0,5 km radius
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All reviewsold world charmgin and tonichalf pricebeautiful hotelroom servicecourse dinnercape townoldest hotelsouth africahotel restaurantcouple of yearsquaint townwine listhappy hourunderfloor heatingget awaytreated like royalty
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful old hotel (the oldest liceced hotel in South Africa we were told) that has been renovated with care. Friendly, efficient staff that make you feel welcome and cater to your every need. Spotless,l with homely fires in the public rooms. Our breakfast was...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights in this charmingly renovated hotel. The King rooms are superb and luxurious with brilliant attention to detail. Food is excellent. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. Riebeeks Kasteel has some interesting art and craft shops and the vineyards in the...More

1  Thank Leigh T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very warm and friendly reception.The weather was wet and cold outside and the fireplace and restaurant was very cosy.Good wine and the fillet was perfectly prepared and i had the best kingklip in a very long time.The waiter was professional and very friendly.We will...More

1  Thank Pieter F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Riebeek Kasteel is a great little town with wonderful restaurants and a lot of little shops. Gin and tonic at this hotel is geat. We had a five course dinner here- very nice food, well prepared and enjoyed it a lot. The room was good,...More

1  Thank elsiemariam
Reviewed 24 May 2018

A truly fabulous, old world hotel. It was relaxed and service was great and friendly. The room, one of the garden rooms, was reminiscent of a 1940s movie set in Africa. It was large comfortable and airy, with your own veranda looking out at the...More

2  Thank Denise B
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$116 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$116 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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2 April 2018|
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Response from Kimbal_Says | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the special no longer exists, just one of the biggest selections of gin I have seen.
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"We had garden rooms and they were lovely."
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"The Garden rooms."
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"Two types of garden room, old world and brand spanking modern. You choice."
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"Great for stopovers while traveling our great country!"
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