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Lord Milner Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lord milner”(180 reviews)
“cape town”(64 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful experience in a Victorian setting in the desert. Committed staff who gave excellent service.The buildings need constant maintenance and there are signs that this is not being done which is very sad.

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Thank Sue C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the character and old world charm of this hotel. We stayed in the main hotel section to experience the days of yesteryear. The dinners were excellent as was the breakfasts. My favourite were the lamb chops with lamb jus and the chicken cordon bleu....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Such an awesome experience. I thought 2 night was going to be to long, turned out that it wasn't long enough. My only gripe was the showers. Worst shower I've ever had. Other than that, everything was great. The staff are very friendly and willing...More

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Thank craig882
Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Craig, Thank you very much for your review and sharing your total experience of Matjiesfontein with us. We had a look on our in-house review system and could not pick anything up on the shower issue. If you would please be so kind to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very clean and quaint. It's a double bed so for those used to a king size bed it's a bit small. Lovely staff and old fashioned dining area. Breakfast had a nice variety. Good coffee! Supper was very nice but limited options. Wine very pricey...More

Thank Jack L
Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jack, Thank you very much for your review and pointing out one or two things to us. Our Beverage Manager will be attending a wine tasting late August in Stellenbosch to source some new and less expensive South African wines. It is however more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on a whim to take a road trip through the Karoo and knew we wanted to sleep at Matjiesfontein on the first night. We enjoyed the experience so much that we will be back for a longer stay again. The warm hospitality for...More

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Thank janI9175YV
Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jan, A lovely review to read and thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback. The Karoo is exactly that one try to leave the rush of the modern day and technology behind and glad you did...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
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Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$119 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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waltjan2015
31 March 2016|
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Response from MatjiesfonteinGM | Property representative |
Dear Guest Thank you for your question. We do have free WiFi and this is available on our terrace in front of the hotel and in our small lounge at our reception area. We have a couple of rooms in the main hotel that falls... More
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waltjan2015
31 March 2016|
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Response from MatjiesfonteinGM | Property representative |
Dear Guest Thank you for your question. We do have free WiFi and this is available on our terrace in front of the hotel and in our small lounge at our reception area. We have a couple of rooms in the main hotel that... More
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"Do visit the motor museum, the haunted room, the station, and the very pleasant bar whilst you are in..."
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"We stayed in room 15 (lovely, over-looking back of the hotel) - a note that the en-suite bathroom is down..."
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"Rather stay somewhere else."
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"Ask about internet. Beware of step getting out of bath. The floor is lower than the bath bottom."
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