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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We booked two nights at the guest house, and paid the full amount way in advance. Upon arrival, we felt that the accommodation and service and was by no means of a 4 star standard. We had a bad experience at breakfast on the first morning, and we felt that we were being over charged, and not satisfied at all....

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Oliphantshoek, General Manager at Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek, responded to this review

These guests booked using a Groupon Voucher a two night stay here. Upon booking with Jacqueline the General Manager, the gentleman requested a third night,which was agreed upon at full rate, which was paid in advance. Upon purchasing a Groupon voucher it clearly states the deal/voucher includes a continental breakfast only.Staff are instructed to inform guests in case they have...

Berlin
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I've already visited lots of hotels, but only seldom I felt so well and secure similar to here! It's a beautiful place, perfect to relax and leaded with a big love for details. I had the feeling to spend some days in a house of friends. Great! :-))

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East Sussex
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We spent two nights here in The Class Room which is on the ground floor and adjacent to the kitchen. We thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to walk to other venues but most importantly, the comforts of hotel. Particularly, the excellent swimming pool, the peaceful atmosphere of the gardens, the courteous and helpful staff and the very acceptable breakfast.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We only had one night at this beautiful old house but the staff were wonderful and the whole experience one to remember. Very close to all the restaurants which the staff recommended. Thank you. Mavis and Nev.

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

A beautiful and quaint B&B hotel only a short walk from the main street restaurants. The decor of the entire place is awesome with attention being paid to every detail. It looked like a scene from "out of Africa" :) On our first night we stayed in the upstairs room with the balcony and jacuzzi. The room was lovely and...

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Emmeloord, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 February 2015

A lovely accommodation, the style was individual and the location perfectly close to the Franschhoek town centre yet quiet and relaxed. The service was personal and we we totally happy, we hope to get the opportunity to return.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2015

No secure parking. Breakfast was of poor quality tinned fruit during the best season for fresh fruit. Bread was commercial purchase and service was not good. We had a shower in the bath which leaked all over the floor. Would not go back value for money not great.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Very cute,comfortable, clean house. Felt like home. Sparkling pool and beautifully decorated country house. Great service and yummy breakfast. Pretty garden and centrally located just off main street.

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Cape town
Reviewed 25 November 2014

It is well located and within easy walking distance to the main street and most of the restaurants. The staff was friendly. Breakfast: nothing outstanding but nothing wrong - average. The rooms, at least the two we used, average, bordering tired. But as mentioned by other reviewers, the honesty bar is good, and a lovely veranda. Nothing wrong but we...

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Abuja, Nigeria
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Stayed here with my parents , 21mth old daughter and husband. My parents were in t he jacuzzi room which was fab and we made good use of it too! We were in the ground floor room which was lovely but not spectacular like my parents one was. Breakfast was delicious, my husband loved the choc muffins! They put out...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a quiet position in the heart of the historic winelands village of Franschhoek, South Africa, Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek is the perfect place to relax after a day of wine-tasting, haute cuisine, mountain hiking or browsing antique shops and art galleries. At Klein Oliphants Hoek, history and a sophisticated modern life-style go hand in hand: the guesthouse is a renovated mission post & school,Built in 1888 and much of the antique and old-time chic has been kept. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek

Address: 14 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: £79 - £195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Residence Klein Oliphants Hoek 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Some ground floor rooms have their own private patio and pool.”
  • Private patio and pool off bedroom
 of 5 bubbles crosby_family, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check out each room as they all have different charms”
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“Just choose the school room...it is delightful”
 of 5 bubbles oldharryDorset, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Couples should go for the elephant suite!”
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“Jacuzzi suite has private terrace with splendid views of the surrounding mountains!”
 of 5 bubbles not_wayworn_wanderer, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
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