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Donkieskraal Guest Lodge & Private Game Reserve

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Sandberg Farm, Leipoldtville 8121 South Africa
Donkieskraal Guest Lodge & Private Game Reserve
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Cape Town Intl Airport
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Henk S wrote a review May 2017
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What a stunning place. We visited Donkieskraal as part of trip to the West Coast, Cederberge and Tankwa National Park. This was an absolute Oasis with the most friendly people. Our original plan was to camp but decided to rather stay in the tents. This was the best decision. The Braai area is absolutely stunning. Well worth a visit for at least 3 nights.
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Marquerite wrote a review Feb 2017
Otjiwarongo, Namibia60 contributions2 helpful votes
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This place is great for camping with family and friends!! The bathrooms are super clean and neat! There is 220 volt power points, which is great for little fridges and lights. There is the most awesome swimming pool and this place also offer a little bit of 4x4.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Kat37141 wrote a review Dec 2016
cape town19 contributions9 helpful votes
Second time down to Donkieskraal and never a disappointment. I went at a very quiet time which meant i had the place almost entirely to myself. The rooms are tidy and functional. Communal kitchen is always clean and a pleasure to use with everything that you could possibly need at your disposal (always a pleasure not having to lug cutlery and crockery around). Hosts are very accommodating, especially after i got stuck in the sand on the way out and had to be towed. Only real disappointment this time round is that I did not get to do the game drive - because i heard there were giraffes on land and asked for it, but sadly did not get taken. So if you want it make sure you insist on it. its a definate must.
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Albert B wrote a review Oct 2016
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Hunting, hiking, game drives in one of the best Sandveld farms. The accommodation build and blended into the sanstone formations is inspired and truly worth every cent we paid. A must do on your bucket list.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Naomi T wrote a review Apr 2016
London, United Kingdom50 contributions26 helpful votes
This is our second visit to this delightful and utterly charming establishment. What a treat! The owners do not spare any effort to make you feel welcome and to help you enjoy your stay. We had the house at the entrance to the camp which has a lounge with a fantastic view over the valley. The camp was full of visitors and yet it felt as if we were the only people there; always quiet and relaxing so far out in the mountains. The road to the farm is gravel and at times a bit rough but we travelled in a sedan which managed well. The sand road to the camp is a bit loose in places but we had no problem with it. I will always want to spend a night or two at this lodge. We did not do the game drive yet - maybe next time. This is for nature lovers.
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Date of stay: March 2016
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Adolf M wrote a review Feb 2016
Grand Baie17 contributions7 helpful votes
Great accommodation. Absolutely top notch. I have not before been in more pleasing self catering units. From the friendly staff, to the hostess, Jacky, to the location. If you believe that location counts, then this is it. I cannot find anything negative about this place. We were South Africans and Swiss nationals looking for something South African and Donkieskraal provided this superbly. Thank you very much. We will be back
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Date of stay: February 2016
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TrevorJHB wrote a review Jan 2016
JHB3 contributions4 helpful votes
How disappointing. The honeymoon room (and others for that matter) was clean and tidy and looked quite unique but that's as far as it went. The rest of the place was looking very shabby and neglected. So much so that after merely walking around the facilities we decided not to stay for even one of our 3 nights that we had paid for. Very disappointing!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2016
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Gerdiavdm wrote a review Dec 2015
Cape Town, South Africa5 contributions
Beautiful views and clean rooms. Unique surroundings makes it a very special place!! Would certainly come back!! Very friendly staff!! Book in advance for this is one place you dont want to miss out on! Thank you for a great visit!
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Andre B wrote a review Nov 2015
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I joined my good friend Tom for their 40th anniversary celebration at Donkieskraal. I must say at first I was sceptical. The stay was beyond my expectation. The tented rooms were clean comfortable and well equipped. The facilities were well maintained and our hosts were superb. I will recommend this to anyone that's looking for a rustic break away to the West coast.
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Date of stay: November 2015
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Naomi T wrote a review Oct 2015
London, United Kingdom50 contributions26 helpful votes
The owners have developed part of the farm into unique luxury chalets, all hidden in the mountain rocks and with their own character. There are also luxury tents and a camping area. We went on a game drive and Views over the Cedarberg mountains, adjacent hills and farms are spectacular and wildlife is in abundance. It is a magical get away within easy reach of Cape Town international airport.
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Date of stay: February 2015
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