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The Royal Hotel

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“old world charm”(15 reviews)
“half price”(11 reviews)
“gin and tonic”(11 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Long verandah; wicker chairs - nostalgia! Comfortable, updated rooms. Old-fashioned courteous service; helpful staff - necessary as there are few concessions for the disabled (a not uncommon situation in South Africa). Riebeek Castille itself is in a bit of a time warp - delightful. The...More

Thank john d
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We spent two nights in this beautiful hotel. Our room was sublime, offering a gorgeous lounge area, king size bed with crisp white linen and a gorgeous bathroom. Little touches like bath salts lovingly placed into a wooden bowl each day and home made choccies...More

1  Thank Swanepoel, Jenn... S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

From the minute we arrived to the minute we left we were treated like royalty. The staff and rooms were fantastic. The rooms were well furnished with comfortable beds, snow white linen and fully air coned. The bathrooms were well fitted out including a large...More

1  Thank Johnnyangelcapetown
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went here for a late lunch on a very hot Sunday afternoon. We sat outside in the patio under a Bedouin or what you call those tight tents, covering the whole area. The hotel is very old but in good condition and I think they...More

Thank ArdHeinkens
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The oldest hotel in South Africa has great bar with extensive selection of Gins and absolutely the right atmosphere for gin & tonic tasting. Do not mist it if you are nearby! The town has breathtaking history, colorful presence and bright future.

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Unfortunately the special no longer exists, just one of the biggest selections of gin I have seen.
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"Great for stopovers while traveling our great country!"
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"Great to visit for a G&T even if you're not spending the night"
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"The garden rooms have an exquisite view, this should be your first choice"
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"I liked the Garden rooms"
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