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    The Old Trading Post

    1.7 Km Down Die Vleie / the Lakes Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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    • Excellent82%
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    Reviewed 22 July 2015

    What a wonderful place to spend a few days in one of South Africa's most beautiful towns. Being able to have our dogs with us added to our enjoyment. We had everything we needed in the cottage and wonderful breakfasts to top it off.

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    Reviewed 5 July 2015

    We spent one night at The Old Trading Post, much too short a stay! The house itself is beautiful, with a big front porch to sit and enjoy the afternoon. Our bedroom was cozy with a heated blanket (we visited in winter) and a big...More

    Thank ell32
    Reviewed 2 July 2015

    My first visit at the Old Trading Post will definitely not be my last! :) The Guesthouse is pet-friendly and easily accessible from the N2. The property has a rich history in a tranquil setting with loads of peace and quiet, perfect for a weary...More

    Thank Antjies
    Reviewed 30 June 2015

    What a lovely place to stay after a long road trip. My husband and I were returning to Cape Town after a 4000 trip around the country. All we needed was one last night to break the long journey from Kwazulu Natal and to round...More

    Thank 84maxine
    Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

    What an amazing tranquil pet friendly establishment. Mike Raubenheimer your perfect host..from the glorious setting amongst the Lakes of the Wilderness ..The different sounds of the many birds ..to the decor of old charm of each tastefully decorated room matched with the scrumptious breakfast..well worth...More

    Thank Marlaine L
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • US$60 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Room Tips
    "the unit with kitchenette, bedroom with double bed, 2 bunk beds in main room was best for us. Small..."
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