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Karoo Art Hotel

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Overview
30 Van Riebeeck Street, Barrydale 6750 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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We visited the Karoo Art Hotel to attend a special dinner event, presenting a traditional Indonesian Rijstafel. The hotel was wonderful. It is an old country-style hotel, which has been creatively restored and filled with a variety of interesting art. Our room was spacious and...More

Thank LisaGCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at the Karoo Art Hotel on our drive along the incredible Route 62. Everyone we encountered could not have been more friendly in particular the operations manager and he lead waitress. Food was delicious, particularly the fillet steak and it is...More

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Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your great feedback,much appreciated! Our steaks are one of our specialties! We have just now been awarded with the Eat Out Award for our great country-style food ,which was rated as "highly recommended". ( Eat Out is the leading SA restaurant guide...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing stay in this very special place. The hotel is full of character with great views of the town and the surrounding landscape. Great food and friendly people, we’re definitely going to come again!More

Thank Cruiser36377480088
Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great response,which is much appreciated! We wish to share the two latest awards we have just won: * The 2018/19 Diners Club Diamond Wine List Award - one of only 42 Diamond awards made in SA and one of only 12...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our booking experience was shocking. I know the hotel very well and have stayed many times and loved it while Philip was the owner. I once had the misfortune of getting a room above the pub which was quite noisy till late. So when I...More

Thank MC H
Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

We erred and apologize again herewith to you. Our reservations team should have realized that room 12 allocated to you, although not in the immediate vicinity of the bar, was not far removed from the bar ,as requested by you. Normally our reception staff should...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was the 2nd time I had organised an exclusive function at the hotel and everything exceeded my expectations once again. From a warm welcome at reception to fabulous hearty food from the chef and her team, from brilliant service received from the waiters and...More

Thank Tracy P
Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 4 October 2018

Many thanks for the great feedback- we are smiling and very happy about it! It is particularly good to receive such compliments from regulars like yourself ,that had been frequenting and supporting our hotel for a number of years now. You recognize our steady growth...More

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This is the best 4 star country hotel in the whole of the Klein Karoo! An ideal stop-over between Cape Town and the Garden Route, a must-stay for any visitor! Best food and most comprehensive wine list in the More whole of the Klein Karoo! Restaurant has just won the Klein Karoo Gourmand Award ! We have a few signature dishes, reflecting the ethos of the Chaîne des Rộtisseurs, the international gastronomical guild dedicated to the camaradie of the table. Some of these dishes are unique to the Karoo. Loads of historic character. Most friendly staff. Rooms with balconies and views available. Character bar and great restaurant. Huge swimming pool for hot summer days. Many open fireplaces for the winter nights! Karoo hospitality. The hotel is an art gallery with many paintings by local artists on display and for sale. Some rooms with cable TV available. Staff are keen to share local things to do and to see with guests. We even have a private 40 seater private cinema for use by our guests! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$106 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Barrydale Karoo Hotel
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Barrydale
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$106 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Barrydale Karoo Hotel
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Barrydale
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Traveller (180)
Room & Suite (70)
Dining (32)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Questions & Answers
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Les055
19 June 2018|
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Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we certainly do. we have a good number of vegetarian dishes on our menu but our chefs are always willing to go even beyond that. please give us an email warning in advance if you want anything special- our new... More
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"Make sure you ask for a room far from the bar."
MCH493
5 weeks ago
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"Every room is unique and some rooms are more spacious than others. The rooms with a balcony are always lovely"
tracypO9403FR
03 Oct 2018
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"Front Rooms with balcony"
245elleg
05 Jul 2018
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"We stayed in #6 with a sunrise view over the garden/pool (away from the street - although doubt the streets..."
GwynethSarah
02 Jul 2018
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