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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat - the most amazing experience - the food, staff and the farm are wonderful. Thank you Lesley and your team. The Olive Cottage was the perfect location for us as a family. The kids could swim, ride bikes, enjoy game drives and canoe on the dam. The food was superb - high tea is a must everyday...

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Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, and thank you very much for your star rating and wonderful words mikenickyc. We sure look forward to welcoming you again soon!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent but one delightful night at Batholomeus Klip during a Swartland road trip from Cape Town. The weather was spectacular and the surrounding scenery cosseted this pretty little property as its people do their guests. Having visited some years ago previously, we didn't go out on the 'game' drives but relaxed by the pool and beautiful lawn. Our only...

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Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your star rating, your lovely words, and your suggestions, dear Piers S. Sorry your stay hasn't ticked all the right boxes, but we can assure you that we take your suggestions to heart in our effort to offer an impeccable service to all our guests (I have forwarded your comments to our gardener and chef)...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place this is. Staff is attentive but not intrusive. Service is out of this world and nothing is to much for any one if you ask. So Peaceful and Tranquille. You feel thousands kilometers away from everything but yet you an hour and a half away from Cape Town. If you need to gather your thoughts and...

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Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your star rating and your lovely words, dear RudolphMW. We sure look forward to welcoming you again soon. Greetings from the Bartholomeus Klip team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a blissful week of peace and quite. The food is excellent, the staff were attentive and, generally, all one's need were anticipated and well catered for. The decor is low key but very elegant. The rooms are air conditioned. The evening meals are outstanding. The reserve is great riding for mountain bikers - they have mtb bikes there,...

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Jeroen_Arthur, Public Relations Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your star rating and your lovely words, dear ajggt. We sure look forward to welcoming you again soon. Greetings from the Bartholomeus Klip team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated between Paarl/Wellington & Tulbagh is the wonderful Farm which has a lot of history and beautiful old farm houses. We stayed in the self catering (if you want it to be) house on this working farm and was amazing! The house can sleep 6 with another cottage attached for another 2 so fabulous for families & friends........ A well...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for your comments and delighted you enjoyed your stay in the Wild Olive house.We are very glad to hear you enjoyed all the facilities including the newly refurbished deckhouse and seeing the breeding program mes and nature drives. We truly always try to make guests feel as welcome as possible and delighted you felt...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We enjoyed a short break with friends in the middle of the chaos of year end rush & exams, and the team at Bartholomeus Klip pulled out all the stops to make it very special. It is hard to find anywhere that can take you away from the hustle and bustle quite as quickly as the rustic charm of the...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you so much for your feedback and review and we are delighted you had a good stay at Wild Olive House.We are delighted to hear you felt recharged and that the staff took good care of you during your stay. We hope to welcome you again in the near future Warmest Regards Lesley

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 November 2016

It is seldom that one is completely satisfied with all aspects of a visit to a holiday destination. Our visit (four women friends) to Bartholomeusklip was a truly unique experience. From the moment we arrived and was welcomed by the friendly and well-trained staff until we left and the bill was ready and in order, we felt that we were...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your feedback and we are very glad to have had you all here with us and delighted to hear that you found the experience satisfying and you had a lovely time during the few days. We are also very glad you enjoyed the meals during your stay and found the game drives informative and interesting...

Wroughton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stayed in the Wild Olive House which has two double bed rooms and a bunk bed room for children, large modern and well equipped kitchen, very large dine and lounge area as well own small swimming pool and extensive external covered patio area and garden. Maid service twice a day. We opted for meals in the main house and these...

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Bartholomeusklip, General Manager at Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for coming to stay with us and delighted you had a lovely time in the Wild Olive House and enjoyed all the drives with Daniel.It is always lovely to share the reserve with our guests and glad you learnt more about the projects on the property. Louise is also very glad you enjoyed all the meals...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at Bartholomeus Klip. We had never visited before so although we had seen pictures we were still stunned at the beauty of the place. The gardens are magnificent with huge, very old oak trees providing wonderful shade. The staff were very welcoming, but at the same time very discreet. The food?...

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Dear Reviewer We are delighted to have had you her for your 30th wedding anniversary and so glad to hear that you enjoyed the gardens and meals during your stay- I will pass on the comments to the kitchen team.Its always great to hear the staff did a good job and glad you found them welcoming and helpful We look...

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Outstanding staff and lodging -- careful consideration of people and animals result in special place to enjoy nature in style. Management and staff were considerate and with only 8 rooms, it was intimate and met our needs. Since it was the beginning of the summer season, some room details needed to be corrected and management did respond but not in...

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Dear Reviewer Thanks for your mail and comments and very glad you found the staff helpful and enjoyed the Nature aspect. We do apologies for any problems during your stay with you room and that we were unable to correct this during your stay. We will endeavour to make all efforts to correct any problems as soon as its brought...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bartholomeus Klip is a charming small hotel for only 16 guests on a working wheat and sheep farm just over an hour away from Cape Town – ideally situated for exploring the famous winelands. There is a 4,000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, to be explored on game drives or by mountain bike, and beautiful gardens with a unique swimming pool. The food is renowned, with lavish brunches and high teas, and a gourmet three-course dinner. The separate Wild Olive House, with its own swimming pool, can be hired on a self-catering or full-board basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

Address: | Elandsberg Farms, Hermon 7308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Hermon
Price Range: £207 - £528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Bartholomeus Klip Hermon
Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse South Africa/Hermon
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“No children under 16 are allowed in the main lodge but all ages allowed in Wild Olive House”
 of 5 bubbles ShereeS1107, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wild Olive cottage is a very special space to share with friends or family”
 of 5 bubbles gbyr0n, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are superb”
 of 5 bubbles W1672BYchrisf, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles JohnS431, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you're traveling with kids, I think it's best to rent the house.”
  • One of the two bathrooms
  • Living room
  • The dining room
  • Bedroom
  • Master bedroom
  • Kids' bedroom.
 of 5 bubbles JQA_California, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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