This place is lovely - the rooms and their decoy are just stunning (four poster beds, large bathrooms with both an internal and an outdoor shower), the swimming pool and the grounds are beautifully maintained, the breakfast spread is top notch, and the food is very good (though not memorable). While the accommodation is located on a working farm the only place where could see the two met was in the use of farm produce in the meals - there were no farm activities you could involve yourself in if that was your thing (though there is horse riding). There is a small children's playground and children are welcomed. Our small person had a great time. The farm is only 10 kilometres from town and is therefore a good base for exploring the area (including, having dinner in town if you choose). There is free WiFi in the main building only but not in individual cabins.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Only 7km outside Oudtshoorn, in the Garden Route, surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, is one of the world's 17 "hot spots" with 3 overlapping flower zones. Surrounded by variety attractions like ostrich farms, longest wine route in the world (R 62), Cango caves, Wildlife ranch, waterfalls and museums, makes this the ideal destination for a visit or a stay over in the Klein Karoo. This owner managed, 3000 hectare working lusern farm, is malaria free, and child friendly. De Zeekoe offers a unique in the world opportunity to walk with Wild Meerkats (Meerkat adventures) and to be part of the shy 5 experience!From self catering to luxurious accommodation. De Zeekoe offers the following:• Wild Meerkat tours, home to the "shy five"• Accommodation: From Standard to Superior rooms ( 21 ) Rooms with views of mountains and gardens; 4 Waterfront cabins ; 3 x Private cottages with own pool. Wheelchair friendly rooms• Restaurant with fresh farm produce and free range meat• Cocktail Bar * Biking - bikes to rent• Community project with local school• Fishing - own equipment• Hiking• Going green with recycling , solar panels etc• Birding ( 162 species ) - private bird tours• Canoeing• Self guided walks• Massage relax zone - pre book• Swimming pool ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- De Zeekoe Guest Farm Hotel Oudtshoorn