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eMalahleni, South Africa
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Once again we stayed at the Donkin and as per ALWAYS the food was the highlight of our stay not to mention the friendly staff! Accommodation is always clean, neat and very comfortable! Tannie Rita who heads the kitchen enticed our pallets with beautiful tasty boere kos! They do breakfast, dinner and Sunday buffet, do not miss the opportunity when...

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Thank Idalette H
Pretoria
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

An exceptionally stunning place for a stopover from Cape town to Johannesburg or the other way. The staff is extremely friendy and accomodating! The place is pet friendly as well, and they have a restsurant on the premises that serves GOOD food to the weary traveller! We stayed in the little house at the back of the guest house, so...

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Thank cuteeccentriclady
Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed over our 2nd time in 20 years brought back many memories. Will recommend as the best in town. Reception was quick, rooms average, parking onsite. Teenage boys enjoyed the onsite gym. We had a relaxing time next to pool the afternoon after a long drive.

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Thank Quintonvz
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Very good service, always friendly and keen to help. Save and easy to find. All in all very good experience with very very good food! Farm Style breakfast with home cooked buffet for dinner. Rooms are nice and spacious. Plus free wifi and dstv channels. And a pool to cool off in after a good gym session. Definitely recommend to...

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Thank 399anikak
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

What a piece of green heaven with fountains, grapevines, a bar and restaurant.... All this and a comfortable air conditioned room for us and 3 dogs. Plenty of free and secure parking at the back. A serendipitous find!!!

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Thank flynn_za_11
Bredasdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 21 August 2015

What a nice stay at this great lodge. We were greeted very warmly and booked in. The rooms are clean and spacious with a mini kitchenett, very nice for a pleasant stay. Very good off street parking and restaurant with Karoo style Food. Dinner service was well organised and the service was done by Mamma self, what a enjoyable evening.This...

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1Thank Francois D
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Donkin is a gem in Beaufort West. My husband and I needed a place to rest on our drive from Johannesburg and Beaufort West was an obvious stop. We were of course unsure of which place would be best to stay as that short strip of main road has so many options to choose from. We chose Donkin and were...

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Thank TSineke2015
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the flat at the back. There were 5 of us and the beds were comfy and the accommodation clean and spacious. Perfect for a stop over en route to the Eastern Cape. The showers were huge and the air conditioning was a life saver as it was 33 degrees at 7pm!

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1Thank Cathy M
Cape Town
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Situated right on the main road, it is one of the first guesthouses when you enter. A typical three star. Clean with relevant amenities. Very important is that they have off street parking. They also have a restaurant on site for the weary traveller.

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Thank ML V
Porterville, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2014

We stayed overnight on route to Pretoria. What an amazing place! We were greeted very warmly, checked in without hassle and was escourted to our room/flat. Wow! So much detail and care for the most pleasant stay. Aircon, mini kitchenet, tv, bathroom with shower, fridge. It just so happened that we were celebrating our anniversary as well so we enjoyed...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Donkin House is an up-market 3-star guest house in Beaufort West, in the heart of South Africa's Karoo region. We cater for business people and families alike. All rooms en-suite, with air conditioning, Dstv, secure parking, swimming pool, gymnasium, licensed bar and with a traditional farm-style dinner buffet every evening in our restaurant. Our cuisine is superb. In the morning our guests can enjoy our full English Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Donkin Country House

Address: 14 Donkin Street, Beaufort West, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Beaufort West
Price Range: £38 - £53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Donkin Country House 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms are very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 672francoisd, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We had a room facing the courtyard, restaurant was next door. No noise or loud music from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles SDV882, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Book in advance as they fill up fast. Order your room delivered dinner early otherwise it will be a late night take out with very limited options.”
 of 5 bubbles SafariM, 9 Mar 2014 | Read review
“if it's winter double check about heating”
 of 5 bubbles fionava, 9 Jun 2011 | Read review
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