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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the beautiful scenery from the rooms as well as the breakfast room. The rooms were spacious, neat and clean. The staff were friendly. I would recommend this establishment to other guests. The only down side was the distance to town.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

A lovely review indeed for which we thank you! We do our utmost to cater for our guests in every way so that guests are not inconvenienced to drive into town. Please let us know if there is anything which we can do to improve your stay with us at Melkboomsdrift. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A really amazing property with breathtaking views. Great breakfast and we'll equipped units. Peaceful for that break you need to recharge. The property is about 15min out of town and do not serve Dinner so be prepared.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review however we must apologise if there has been a miscommunication somewhere along the line as we do serve dinners. We do hope that we will be able to host you soon again so that you are able to enjoy our great country style dinners. More 

Wellington, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I enjoy my stay at Melkboomsdrift. It is nice and quiet there and the rooms are beautifull. Service from the personal are friendly and of high qauility. I wil certainly advice orher travellars to stay at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

What a great review! Thank you for your encouraging words about our fabulous personnel and our establishment, however we cannot be who we are without our fabulous guests. Looking forward to hosting you again. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My second time i stayed at the Melkboomsdrift and I am even more impressed. Love the warmth and the friendliness of the staff who made my stay very pleasant. Enjoyed the Shiraz from Melkboomsdrift whilst sitting outside working on my lap top and absorbing the view. Great food, great hospiltality, cleanliness and fresh crisp lined. Highly recommended if you want... More 

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laetitia Thank you so much for your positive review received. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the peaceful environment on offer here at Melkboomsdrift. We do our best to please our guests in every way possible. Your positive review all round goes a long way in making all our staff members so proud and their jobs so much more... More 

Heidelberg, Gauteng
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Second time around staying at this venue and it was just as great as the first time around in 2014 . . . Great memories!!! We were sad to leave after just one night but we didn't make bookings in advance and the Guesthouse was fully booked. Glad we could get at least one night. Will definitely recommend. Service was... More 

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

We really are so sorry that we were unable to extend your stay for you, but look forward to being able to host you in future again. Thank you for such a positive review which we really do appreciate. Return visitors are a great testimony to our service promise to our guests. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautiful venue. The staff are great. We booked through a wholesaler and there was billing and inclusion issues as we had pre-paid, but the lady that assisted was wonderful and professional. But take your proof of booking just in case. ;)

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

We're really sorry that you had a bad 3rd party experience. We will certainly take up this issue to ensure that this does not occur in future again. Happy though that we could resolve issues for you professionally and that your stay with us turned out to be great. We look forward to another visit. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Loved our stay there. Service good and staff very friendly and helpful. Beautiful location so peaceful and perfect place to get away from it all yet near Vredendal and smaller surrounding towns. would definitely love to stay there again.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our establishment. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the peace and tranquility which is what we're all about. Look forward to hosting you soon again. More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

In the vines of Olifant River Valley. Nice setting, big rooms with aircon and heater. Good breakfast, the bacon was really crispy (as ordered!). Friendly dogs, no barking. A bit remote, a good quarter hour drive to Vredendal for dinner.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you enjoyed the ambience of the establishment. Our ultimate goal here is to create a place of peace where our guests can relax and take time out. When you visit us next, why not book dinner at the restaurant and save yourself the 15 minutes into town? We know you'll love our delicious country fare. Thank... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Were unsure what to expect but were blown away with the "school room" cottage in the manicured grounds in the middle of a vineyard. Cooked our own meal as were unsure if we could get somehing to eat on site. As it was we could have had a meal cooked on site. Kitchen well equipped and had opportunity to try... More 

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

So sorry that you did not try our on site restaurant but we do look forward to hosting you again in the near future so that you can try some of our delicious meals prepared from local fresh ingredients. We will be sure to place notices in all of our rooms that guests can book at our restaurant for dinners... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Beautiful, comfortable rooms. The view in the morning over the vineyards while having breakfast is just stunning. There is a nice swimming pool to cool down in the warm afternoons. The food is amazing and the personal are very friendly and always willing to help where they can.

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1807Coms, Guest Relations Manager at Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. It's always so encouraging to hear from guests who have had a memorable stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Melkboomsdrift soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is little to prepare you for the sheer chic and panache of this stylish establishment. Each suite has been lovingly restored and decorated in a uniquely distinctive style. The garden is peaceful and spacious with a pool where you can relax and have a bottle of our own wine while staring out on the beautiful scenes of vineyards and the Olifants River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge

Address: Vredendal 8160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Vredendal
Price Range: €58 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“self catering unit at the top of the hill is a absolute must if you travelling with kids and family so much space”
  • Morning walks
  • Tranquil time
  • Late afternoon
  • The comfort of the guest house was impeccable
 of 5 bubbles CodyMille-r2007, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles stellie707, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles emarieb_13, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay there in the cold months of the year”
 of 5 bubbles 816cyrilc, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask if you need wifi in the room, I guess that not all the rooms have this service.”
 of 5 bubbles SC7701, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
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