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Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes

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1 Voster Street, Rhodes 9787 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/02/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/02/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Rhodes
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Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes is a spacious haven with comfortable accommodation, fine country cuisine and hospitality in the best traditions of the "Platteland." The relaxed and hospitable atmosphere makes it a veritable home-from-home. Walkerbouts is located in the historic village of Rhodes which is situated at the southernmost tip of the Drakensberg mountain range, 16km due south of the border with the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. Rhodes is in a remote mountainous area where all four seasons can be experienced in one day. Roads to Rhodes are gravel, winding along river valleys and must be driven with care. Rhodes is a special place for special people.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Darts
Fishing
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Conference facilities
Car park
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Banquet room
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Housekeeping
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, German

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1 Voster Street, Rhodes 9787 South Africa
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Wendy V wrote a review Sep 2021
Durban, South Africa313 contributions5 helpful votes
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Walkerbouts Inn is a beautiful, rustic hotel situated high in the village of Rhodes. It has old style charm, great food and a great pub called Thankshalot! The owner, Dave looks like a real life Father Christmas. The rooms were comfortable, the food was great (Pizza) and personal service all round. Will definitely recommend this hotel!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: Rooms are quaint and rustic, I am not sure if they are all the same
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Response from Dave Walker, Owner at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Responded 13 Sep 2021
Hi Wendy, Thank you for the fine review, glad you enjoyed the stay. and looking forward to your return. All of the best, Cheers, Dave.
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nokubongam519 wrote a review Aug 2021
East London, South Africa3 contributions
My family visited the place for one night and we we so impressed by quality service of Dave & Mari and our stay was so comfortable. Definitely going to visit the the place again in future Thanks Bongi
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Dave Walker, Owner at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Responded 10 Aug 2021
Hi Bongi, Glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to your return. Stay well. Cheers, Dave.
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MarcHermanus2014 wrote a review Mar 2021
Tübingen, Germany5 contributions1 helpful vote
Food has been outstanding and very delicious. Location is very cozy, nice restaurant and a nice bar where one can mingle with locals and travelers. Mari is not only a very good chef who does also special dishes on demand, she is also a fantastic host and know very well how to prepare customers a nice stay. I will definitely come back.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Dave Walker, Owner at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Responded 20 Mar 2021
Hi Marc, Thank you for the positive review and I am glad that you enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to your return and a safe journey to Rhodes. Cheers, Dave.
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Luan wrote a review Mar 2021
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The staff are super friendly. The food are out of this world. The environment is calm and relaxing just what a family need after a hectic year. Kids was overwhelmed with all the wild animals. Will definitely be going again
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Dave Walker, Owner at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Responded 11 Mar 2021
Hi Luan, Glad you enjoyed your visit and looking forward to your return. Stay well' Cheers, Dave.
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Lianne wrote a review Feb 2021
Elliot, South Africa6 contributions
Although we had phoned days before arrival to book for 10 people the manager never even appeared once during our 2 hour stay. Unfortunately this sad management from the owners attitude permeated throughout the staff, who were totally disinterested in our arrival.Although we were the only guests there, we quickly realized if we wanted to have lunch at all we had better get the orders in quickly as it was apparent service was not on the top of the list! We managed to revive the barman and even got a glimner of service after 20 minutes but the kitchen took more convincing. Two pizzas appeared and at the insistence of our friends we sstarted with our mediocre pizzas. After 30 minutes one of our friends went to enquire what had happened to the rest of the order? Only apon threatening to cancel the other oizzaz appeared in quicker succession. Such disappointment.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Dave Walker, Owner at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Responded 26 Feb 2021
Good morning CMLFO, I must apologize most profusely for your unfortunate experience and disappointment. The staff behaviour was completely unacceptable. I have discussed the problem with the staff members concerned, emphasizing the fact that customer service is of paramount importance and all the more so in these trying times. In all fairness, our pizza bases are pre-prepared and require defrosting during the preparation process. This slows the production rate somewhat, especially for bigger groups. However, this is no excuse for the staff attitude and tardy service. Bearing the future in mind with a view to improving our product, it would be appreciated if you would care to clarify “mediocre pizzas”. Exactly what seemed to be the problem in this regard? Should you care to visit Walkerbouts again, it would be my pleasure to provide you with a pizza free of charge for comparison with the recent travesty. Stay well. Cheers, Dave.
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PRICE RANGE
US$49 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeRhodes
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Which popular attractions are close to Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes?
Nearby attractions include Clay Cafe (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
Is Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Rhodes.
Are pets allowed at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a banquet room and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Does Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.