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Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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We stayed for one night with another couple, and we all agreed tha the stay was very nice.the food and the hospitality made this stay very nice and we will definately bring friends here again.The rooms did have eerything you wanted.

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not often one happens upon a gem like Rietfontein Ostrich Palace. It was like arriving at an oasis in the desert. I had booked online so was hoping for the best and was pleasantly surprised. Top notch accommodation at such an affordable rate. White...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Rietf_Ostrich_Palace, Owner at Rietfontein Ostrich PalaceResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Next time you will have to stay a bit longer and experience what more we have to offer.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I came here on the way to Plettenberg Bay for the holidays. We spent a night here to split up the drive and we couldn’t be happier with the accommodations! The rooms were clean, and pool was warm, the view was incredible,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank katiehag
Response from Rietf_Ostrich_Palace, Owner at Rietfontein Ostrich PalaceResponded 1 week ago

Was lovely to meet you and all the family. Thank you for your positive review and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful luxurious room and on suit bathroom. Peaceful surroundings and lovely pool with a view over the valley and mountains. The hostess was very friendly and made us feel right at home. Delicious breakfast. Highly recommended.

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Rietf_Ostrich_Palace, Owner at Rietfontein Ostrich PalaceResponded 1 week ago

Was lovely to host you at our guest house. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time at Rietfontein. Really beautiful and the owners so friendly. The accommodation was great. Old farm with lots of history. The reservoir was great to swim in with an outstanding view. The food was unbelievable. Had ostrich fillets and breakfast under the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 903mariannei
Response from Rietf_Ostrich_Palace, Owner at Rietfontein Ostrich PalaceResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Was lovely to host you at Rietfontein and we look forward to your next visit.

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Description
This warm and inviting restored farmhouse nestles at the foot of the Swartberg Mountain on the world’s first established ostrich farm in the Cape Colony, Rietfontein, which dates from the nineteenth century. More (Ostrich farming was commenced in 1879). Also situated between the “Ostrich Capital” (Oudtshoorn) and “Port Capital” (Calitzdorp). At Rietfontein you will find all the comforts of home, with relax surroundings to make your stay a perfect pleasure. We have restored various outbuildings on the farm, which today house the different accommodation units and restaurant , reception and gift shop. The accommodation comprises of 4 separate units, in total 7 ensuite rooms. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$93 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$93 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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Room & Suite (46)
Pool & Beach (13)
Dining (10)
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"All looked good"
walawton
24 Jun 2018
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"in the middle of paradise"
804klausw
18 Apr 2018
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"Spacious separate guesthouses, near the old historical buildings, with ensuite and bath, high ceiling...."
blankenbyl
05 Dec 2017
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"Rooms by the restaurant and mean hotel are really fabulous , try for the Emma cottage"
DarylCape
28 Apr 2017
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