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We didn't know what to expect but we were overwhelmed with the quality of the accommodations and experience. The historic buildings date from the early 20th century when feathers could make you wealthy. The fifth generation owners of the massive farm (though not many Ostriches)...More
I can write nothing to do this place justice! Visiting this place is an absolute must!
The accommodation is picture perfect, and the food is probably the best I have ever eaten!
The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful!
On arrival Elmare met us with a warm welcome. We were shown to our accommodation which was in a beautifully furnished cottage with enviable antiques and 5* touches. Complimentary port in the room was most welcome after a long drive to the property.
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Just back from a road trip in the Western Cape and would like to give the highest rating to the Ostrich Palace where we stayed on the 14th April, not only in terms of welcome, service received, our lovely room and the outstanding food. Kobus...More
We were doing road trip around South Africa. The Rietfontein Ostrich Palace was just a stunning place to stay on our last leg back to Cape Town. We arrived and were met by a delightful Elmarie who showed us to our stunning bedrooms, so comfortable...More
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
US$91 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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