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Red Tin Roof

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot rate this place highly enough! Champagne on arrival. Bohemian, eclectic, avaunt guard whatever, the style is just all those and more! Lovely ambiance and the stamp of the owners is just so interesting ie the art work etc. Lovely beds (we had the big cottage), coffe/tea station brilliant! Our steak dinner was expertly cooked and with local red wines,...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We lodged at this local inn for two nights. Honestly, the complaints were the bed was only a double not a queen or king and the shower did not have much pressure. Might have been due to the water shortage. Otherwise, we had a great breakfast, the grounds are quite nice and there are lots of collectibles to enjoy hanging...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Red Tin Roof for my birthday celebration lunch. As i was recommended by a friend to book at Red Tin. The service was non-existing and so was Management. We waited about 2hrs + for our food. Nobody serving drinks or checking on the table. Nobody explaining why the food are taking so long. After the meal, they even...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely place to stay. I immediately felt welcomed by the friendly staff and locals. Everything was just perfect including the room and the food. I will never stay anywhere else in the area. I hope to visit again very soon.

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 October 2016

If the Red Tin Roof had been a girl, she'd have had suitors queuing out the door, down the block, past the police station and the bottle store, probably thinning out towards the turn-off to Riebeek West, five or so kilometres down the road. Her style is witty, colourful and refuses to take itself seriously. It also reflects the heady...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Loved our short stay in the quaint characterful Red Tin Roof. Such friendly and helpful owners who made us feel very welcome. The food was excellent and the bedrooms / bed linen & bathrooms pristine .

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had our wedding ceremony at the Red Tin Roof under the pagoda, the reception at their restaurant, and we stayed with our family in their accommodation for the entire weekend. The venue was beautiful enough that we did not feel that we had to provide any of our own wedding decorations. The staff were very friendly and consistently went...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had a sneaky little trip to Riebeek Kasteel and spent the night at the Red Tin Roof. What a special place, full of character and a great vibe! We felt right at home! Owners and staff went well out of their way to take care of us. The town is also really full of exciting things to do from...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful day and night spent at the Red Tin Roof! We had a blast of an afternoon beer tasting at the local brewery and then settled in for the night at the Red Tin Roofs restaurant. The food was spectacular and the ambiance led to a seriously festive evening. We loved everything about this place!

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Johannesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Blown away by the amazing hospitality!! Incredibly quaint B&B situated in this cute little town. Owners are so friendly as well as all the staff! Everyone puts a big effort to make you feel right at home and everything from the food, ambiance and cozy accommodation, makes this place a "I'll be back soon" kinda place !!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Tin Roof is a manor house that has been sleeping guests, feeding strangers and quenching thirsts for decades. The new owners gave her a complete facelift and donned her in new colours. Known as a bit of a party animal, they enlarged the bar - and added another! They have re-vamped her from head to toe and decorated her with an eclectic mixture of art and collectibles from around the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Tin Roof

Address: 23 Hermon Road, Riebeek Kasteel 7300, South Africa (Formerly Traveller's Rest)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Riebeek Kasteel
Price Range: £50 - £57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Red Tin Roof 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you are 4 couples, book the house where you can all share communal lounge and fire place. All the rooms in there are still ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles 319ChrisN, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles carolinepryce, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Autumn room. It is quite private and has the tranquility of the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles TPooldurbanville, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“pretty private considering the lounge is sharing”
 of 5 bubbles 0707Cheryl, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the Tretchikoff room. Aircon. Big Bath. Room very dark, perfect for those who like to sleep in.”
 of 5 bubbles Emielke, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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