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Tweefontein Farm, Kokstad 4700 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Wheelchair access
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tiggerandmagic
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
2617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We were on a slow road trip from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town, and spent our first night on the road here. It was like driving into a beautiful oasis. Our room had double door which opened onto a private little deck, right on the water. It felt so peaceful - we watched weavers working away on their nests in the reeds, and saw a variety of other birds. The little restaurant was full - clearly people drive from Kokstad a few km away to eat here. We had a most delicious lamb curry in a very cosy atmosphere that night and enjoyed an equally good breakfast the next morning. Highly recommended.
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Dee S
Shropshire, United Kingdom
9251
Reviewed 13 Oct 2018
This lovely hotel has a beautiful setting next to a dam with a variety of birds that is very relaxing to watch. We had 3 adjacent rooms close to the restaurant for Dad. The rooms were all generous with good en suite facilities.
We met up with family who live locally in the restaurant & the food was good, with a calming view over the water & a welcome fire in the dining room to keep the chills at bay.
On our second day, family came over for a catch up & the space was perfect under the covered patio with easy access to drinks & food.
The staff are attentive, helpful & it was a very pleasant stay.
A recommended stop over that is out of town & very relaxing ...
Thank Dee S
Brett R
102
Reviewed 4 Feb 2018
We stayed here over Christmas, so the restaurant was not open (understandably). Everything was nice and clean. The rooms were comfortable and pleasant, and had a lovely view across the dams. Staff were friendly and accommodating.
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Munchie2014
Kloof, South Africa
8025
Reviewed 29 Dec 2017via mobile
We overnighted at The Old Orchard after a long motorcycle ride, it was a great choice, nice and relaxed and quite. For dinner we had the snails starter and pepper crusted fillet, both of which were awesome. It was a little disappointing that there was no cold beer to welcome us since the establishment doesn’t have a license, but a short trip to town solved that problem.
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Jeanine777
Hillcrest, South Africa
50
Reviewed 7 Nov 2017
We attended the East Griqualand Garden Festival. We stayed at the Old Orchard; very nice room overlooking the dam; beautiful birds flying around. We ordered delicious pizzas from the on site wood fire pizza oven. We ate dinner at The Orchard's Cassandra's Restaurant, delicious meal. Our sumptuous tasty breakfasts were served by helpful friendly staff. Helpful friendly owner.
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Description
The Old Orchard Bed & Breakfast / Guest house is nestled at the feet of the Mount Currie Mountains just outside the gateway town of Kokstad on the Kwazulu-Natal / Eastern Cape Border, The Old Orchard More presents the perfect stopover on your travels through this beautiful part of the country. Built on the shores of a picturesque dam away from the bustle of the city, with tranquil views out over the surrounding mountains, The Old Orchard offers a variety of accommodation options within a peaceful and relaxing environment. Also on site is Cassandra's Restaurant serving scrumptious breakfasts, a la carte lunches, dinners and more..... General information:- Secure Parking. WiFi available. Golf Driving Range Fishing Rods for those who wish to fish in the dam DSTV in all the rooms Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$43 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kokstad
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$43 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Kokstad
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Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
Nearby
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Nearby RestaurantsSee all 7 nearby restaurants
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.18 miles away
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Nando's
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.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
East Griqualand Museum and Community Tourism Information Centre
4 reviews
.24 miles away
Kokstad Golf Club
1 review
.90 miles away
Mount Currie Nature Reserve
4 reviews
4.07 miles away
Mangwanani Boutique Spa Wild Coast
23 reviews
33.17 miles away
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Room Tips
"Ask for one on the water!"
tiggerandmagic
2 weeks ago
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"All the rooms have good views of the dam with a variety of wildlife"
DeeS932
13 Oct 2018
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"Water facing rooms are best"
GeraldineFarinhaFerr
24 Aug 2016
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"It's close by to CBD, the town got many shops even eating outlet. I was surprise that their Woolworth..."
636nicky
28 Feb 2016
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