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Don Don River Mill Lodge

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Hobhouse, South Africa
6 reviews
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  • Very good33%
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    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    Do not be put off by the first bit of road through the town of Hobhouse when you follow the signs to Don Don as once you join the main (gravel) road to the farm the surface is excellent. Remember to stock up on supplies...More

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    Reviewed 10 August 2016

    What a setting! Absolutely stunning views and interesting history. We stayed in the Old Shop Suite, which was beautiful. You arrive to a table already set for your dinner and wood at the ready for your braai, to keep you warm outside and inside. You...More

    Thank Riki1502
    Reviewed 7 July 2015

    I heard about this from a film colleague and decided to take a detour on my long journey to Cape Town after shooting for 3 months. Took a while to find at night due to ignoring the owner and trusting my GPS. I should have...More

    Thank danthestuntman
    Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

    Don Don is beautiful and enchanting, offering rare old world hospitality. It is wonderland of exploration and history. We were given a tour of the old mill, where stories were retold with enthusiasm by those who had been part of it's history. We will definitely...More

    Thank Joannebeetle
    Reviewed 9 April 2015

    Such a special spot! We stayed here on a cycle tour on the way from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth. Well-stocked self-catering kitchens, lovely rooms and beautiful scenery. Had sundowners on the Caledon river and some of the more enthusiastic members of our group swam to...More

    Thank EmmaSadleir
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    "If the river is in full flow the cottage is quieter, otherwise the mill is the most romantic"
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    "This is not a hotel, but a self-catering establishment."
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    "All rooms are cosy"
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    "We had the Blacksmith Den - note that it has 2 separate beds, so is not overly romantic, but the bath is..."
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