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Cape Point, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our arrival we are very warmly welcomed by Evan, the Manager and shown to our very comfortable room. After depositing our suitcases we had a further glass of bubbly with a portion each of samosas which were just out of this world. All home-made. For dinner in the evening I had Hake and salad. I did not want batter...

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Brackenfell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a nice surprise. Away from all the city buzz, we had peace and quiet. Extremely hot weather but rooms were cool with aircon and comfortable. Big old fashioned stoep with lazy chairs to relax and forget about time. Pool were green and not in use. But being part of our extreme drought we looked past this and respected the...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Lovely Quirky Guesthouse, we were welcomed with a glass of ice cold Bubbly & warm, friendly service. The pumpkin fritters are so good and not to be missed. Good Breakfast (Yoghurt, Muesli & Fruit salad, followed by your choice of Bacon & Eggs, my daughter had the scrambled eggs with Feta, sprinkled with Biltong powder which she Loved) Red Tin...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Best burger we have had for ages and absolutely delicious pumpkin fritters. Excellent service from Evan. Definite repeater. Very strange and unusual decor especially the icon room. Thought inspiring...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Cannot rate this place highly enough! Champagne on arrival. Bohemian, eclectic, avaunt guard whatever, the style is just all those and more! Lovely ambiance and the stamp of the owners is just so interesting ie the art work etc. Lovely beds (we had the big cottage), coffe/tea station brilliant! Our steak dinner was expertly cooked and with local red wines,...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We lodged at this local inn for two nights. Honestly, the complaints were the bed was only a double not a queen or king and the shower did not have much pressure. Might have been due to the water shortage. Otherwise, we had a great breakfast, the grounds are quite nice and there are lots of collectibles to enjoy hanging...

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Went to Red Tin Roof for my birthday celebration lunch. As i was recommended by a friend to book at Red Tin. The service was non-existing and so was Management. We waited about 2hrs + for our food. Nobody serving drinks or checking on the table. Nobody explaining why the food are taking so long. After the meal, they even...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

What a lovely place to stay. I immediately felt welcomed by the friendly staff and locals. Everything was just perfect including the room and the food. I will never stay anywhere else in the area. I hope to visit again very soon.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 October 2016

If the Red Tin Roof had been a girl, she'd have had suitors queuing out the door, down the block, past the police station and the bottle store, probably thinning out towards the turn-off to Riebeek West, five or so kilometres down the road. Her style is witty, colourful and refuses to take itself seriously. It also reflects the heady...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Loved our short stay in the quaint characterful Red Tin Roof. Such friendly and helpful owners who made us feel very welcome. The food was excellent and the bedrooms / bed linen & bathrooms pristine .

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Tin Roof is a manor house that has been sleeping guests, feeding strangers and quenching thirsts for decades. The new owners gave her a complete facelift and donned her in new colours. Known as a bit of a party animal, they enlarged the bar - and added another! They have re-vamped her from head to toe and decorated her with an eclectic mixture of art and collectibles from around the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Tin Roof

Address: 23 Hermon Road, Riebeek Kasteel 7300, South Africa (Formerly Traveller's Rest)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Riebeek Kasteel
Price Range: R904 - R996 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Red Tin Roof 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you are 4 couples, book the house where you can all share communal lounge and fire place. All the rooms in there are still ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles 319ChrisN, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles carolinepryce, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Autumn room. It is quite private and has the tranquility of the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles TPooldurbanville, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“pretty private considering the lounge is sharing”
 of 5 bubbles 0707Cheryl, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the Tretchikoff room. Aircon. Big Bath. Room very dark, perfect for those who like to sleep in.”
 of 5 bubbles Emielke, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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