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    Lord Milner Hotel

    Logan Street, Matjiesfontein 6901, South Africa
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    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    I was travelling from Cape Town via the exceptionally busy N1 (long weekend traffic). Driving took longer than expected. I did not pre-book and the Matjiesfontein turn-off was a welcome sign eight o' clock that night. I could already imagine a traditional dinner with a...More

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    Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 29 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your very kind review. I am so pleased that you managed to turn off and decided to stopover in Matjiesfontein. It sounds like you had a wonderful time with us and that our staff and food offering lived up to...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

    Having visited this hotel in its heyday, we were disappointed with our visit. The trademark London bus tour was a damp squibb aimed at the foreign tourists who stopped here with the luxury train. We stayed in Olive Schreiner's Cottage which smelled of a blocked...More

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    Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 29 September 2017

    Dear Freda, Thank you for you review. Our maintenance team cleared a drain on the day you stayed with us and this was the smell at time, which we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. The red bus tour is aimed at all of our guests,...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    There is a great lack of historical information. No historical brochure available giving details of all the buildings and no panels to indicate what is what. See what Graaff Reinet has done if you want a guide. We had contacted the hotel to see if...More

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    Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 29 September 2017

    Thank you very much for your review. I can confirm that we will have a brand new historical brochure ready in a month or so from now. This will be available at reception and in our gift shop. Pity you missed the self-guided historical Voicemap...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    The anachronism that is the Lord Milner Hotel is well worth a visit. Immerse yourself in days of yore in this quaintly restored hotel and village in the Karoo. Hotel is well run with friendly staff, good accommodation and excellent food. Surrounding village is strollable...More

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    Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 29 September 2017

    Thank you very much for your review and for recognizing our staff's efforts in making our guests feeling welcome, as well as the recent restorations being done. We look forward seeing back soonest. Kind regards, Werner Smit General Manager The Lord Milner Hotel Matjiesfontein

    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    Wonderful stop enroute to either Cape Town or Johannesburg. Town with great historical significance. Be sure to download voicemap - go to Karroo and then click on Matjiesfontein. Don't forget to visit the museum, and the graveyard (about 10 minutes out of Matjiesfontein on the...More

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    Response from MatjiesfonteinGM, General Manager at Lord Milner HotelResponded 20 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind review. Yes, the self-guided private tour of Voicemap on the history of Matjiesfontein sure is something everyone should do when visiting the town and interested in South African history. Make sure you stop by again soonest! Kind regards,...More

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    waltjan2015
    31 March 2016|
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    Response from MatjiesfonteinGM | Property representative |
    Dear Guest Thank you for your question. We do have free WiFi and this is available on our terrace in front of the hotel and in our small lounge at our reception area. We have a couple of rooms in the main hotel that falls... More
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    Dear Guest Thank you for your question. We do have free WiFi and this is available on our terrace in front of the hotel and in our small lounge at our reception area. We have a couple of rooms in the main hotel that... More
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