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Le Petit Karoo Ranch
Ranked #13 of 74 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
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Utrecht
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

This was the best stay I had in 3 weeks of travelling through South Africa. I loved the serenity, nature, peace up there. We were welcome and cared for, and the dogs were just making up for missing my own dog! The bed was comfortable and despite cool weather during the nights we kept warm. Breakfast is served any way you want it on your own deck in the sun.
When Pascale finished his restaurant I'll be back for more than 2 nights, I promise.

Room Tip: Just don't get frightened of the wobbly road up. After the first time you'll have fun drivin...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is a firm favourite of mine. I have been here many times. This is a not a 5 star luxury destination but it is luxurious in terms of space, views and experience. Pascal, the French owner, is a gregarious host, ready to knock you up a filling meal at a moments notice. I prefer the tent decks rather than the normal rooms. You have views overlooking Oudtshoorn and the whole valley. With various trails you can hike from, this is an outdoor destination. The owner does a lot himself and he sometimes misses small details but in a such a beautiful environment, you don't really care.

Room Tip: Go for the tent decks. It's like sleeping outdoors but with much more comfort.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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Adelaide, South Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

We stayed one night here and were very impressed! Pasquale the owner is charming and makes you feel very much at home! The tents are very comfortable and large, with a full size bed and quilts and lovely soft pillows. Sleeping was no problem it was so comfortable. I was dead set sure to have a spa bath but our time schedule got in the way on the day of departure but it would've been good, I'm sure. Sitting out on the deck absorbing the incredible panoramic view with a few local vinos was just the pleasantest experience. Our breakfast was delivered onto our deck and we enjoyed cereal, yogurt, bacon and eggs, toast and jam, orange juice, and lovely plunger coffee!, an excellent way to start our day. We highly recommend a stay here!!!!!! Thank you Pasquale!!!!!!

Room Tip: We had tent number 1...fabulous!!!!
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

Stopped in Oudtshoorn for one night, what a lovely place that happened to be recommended from someone in town. We stayed in one of the tents, which overlooked the mountain/valley. The tent was cozy and clean, and we had a great little breakfast on the deck area in the morning, such amazing views. Really enjoyed our stay, the owner Pascal was very welcoming. Overall a great experience, we look forward to staying here again!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nuremberg, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013 via mobile

We (2 couples) stood there for only one night. The views were really great, but the whole place seemed to be not too well kept. The pretty small tents with their nice spa baths partly needed quite some renovation. The owner obviously took over the place from whomever and now is obviously not willing to spend some money to keep it state of the art. Le Petit Karoo would have much more potential!

  • Stayed November 2012
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Netanya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2012

Located on top of a hill with a view of 50 shades of green...quiet...nature! Lovely welcome from the owner and his dogs :-). Decided to have supper on our deck - was delicious. One night out of civilization was exactly what we needed to chill and feel a little bit of what the initial voortrekkers felt.

Room Tip: The accomodation is simple - you come for the view and atmosphere
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

We spent a night in Le petit Karoo Ranch after a long day of driving.
What a good place, the owner is extremely nice, we had some troubles on the road and arrived much later than expected, without having had the time to have dinner, he went into the trouble of preparing a last minut meal for us which was excellent.
The view is absolutely fantastic and the rooms are clean and stylish. It was too cold when we went to sleep in a tent but they look amazing. The breakfast was very good and what a pleasure to eat breakfast on those terraces...
I would definitely recommend this place, especially when the weather is hot to enjoy the tents and the pool.

Room Tip: get a tent if the weather is good enough
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Le Petit Karoo Ranch

Property: Le Petit Karoo Ranch
Address: Caves Road, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 74 B&Bs / Inns in Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Petit Karoo Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on top of a hill, Le Petit Karoo Ranch welcomes you in a beautiful nature setting. Come and spend a night in our bush tents. Each tented deck faces the Swartberg. We also have 2 family rooms and 2 double rooms. All rooms and tents have a Jacuzzi. Breakfast and dinner are served on our big deck where you can enjoy the panoramic view. ... more   less 
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