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The Old Trading Post

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  • Excellent81%
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  • Average1%
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This beautiful guest house offers peace and plenty in a beautiful setting. Carefully decorated - we loved the sewing machine table repurposed as a washbasin stand in our bathroom - and offering the warmest of welcomes, The Old Trading Post is also home to three...More

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Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks Glen for the great review. We love to share our home and area with our guests. Glad you enjoyed it! Mike & René

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We had an incredible stay, with a warm welcome by Mike and René! For us they definitely were the best hosts we experienced during our journey in SA! The breakfast at the veranda was lovely with fresh eggs and fruit salad. Thanks for all the...More

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Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 19 March 2018

Wow, a fantastic review! Thanks very much. It was such a pleasure having you here. Until next time!!

Reviewed 5 February 2018

This property was clean and generally well equipped and the hosts were very helpful and easy to deal with. We enjoyed the private courtyard with outdoor braai facilities. The satellite TV is very limited.More

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Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks Lesley for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. The TV bouquet of about 36 channels from own decoder, unfortunately excludes MNet and sport, The public TV lounge has all the MNet, Kyknet, News, Movies and Sport etc channels. The other option is for...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018

So pleased we booked this gorgeous place.. enjoyed being in the rural backdrop of wilderness. Our room (the tin room) was comfortable, nice decor and good shower. We had the evening meal option on the first night and was so pleased, we were the only...More

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Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your time at The Old Trading Post and enjoyed Wilderness as a whole.

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The room was beautiful and well equipped, but it wasn’t ready when we arrived, even though it was quite late. The gentleman who owned the place was not particularly apologetic when things went wrong (beds not made up, no soap in the bathroom, no WiFi)...More

Thank Zahava L
Response from Mikeraub, Owner at The Old Trading PostResponded 22 January 2018

In Response to Zahava, I am sorry that the service did not meet your expectations because, if you read other reviews, most refer to us as super friendly hosts. To set the record straight: Our cottage has a double bed in the bedroom, with bunk...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Pool
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US$60 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$60 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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"the unit with kitchenette, bedroom with double bed, 2 bunk beds in main room was best for us. Small..."
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"garden room is on its own so nice and quiet. straletzia room and tin room are also apart from the main house..."
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"Choose Lara's Room if you want to stay in the Main building. Suites in the grounds good for families or..."
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