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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great surprise spending some time in such a stunning hotel. Very friendly and professional staff looking after us. Great quality of food and variety of wines, supporting the wine farms in the area. What a luck enjoying a glass of wine in the charmy terrace. The rooms are modern, cosy and spacious with a touch of design, and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading the reviews we were expecting an excellent meal for our last night of holiday. Sadly this did not materialise We were the first people in for dinner and were shown our table. Our wine was promptly opened and glasses provided however a further 5+ minutes elapsed before the menus appeared. We ordered the steaks and at this time there...

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steven thank you for taking the time to leave your review, and I have examined what happened on the evening in question. You are correct that you were the only guests on the stoep. However, there were 2 tables, 10 guests in the restaurant, and 3 tables, 8 guests in the courtyard. When the kitchen has a number of...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprise to find a well managed hotel situated in a historic town. Upon arrival we were taken to our room where all locks, keys and times of meals and booking out were explained. We stayed at the Tollhouse (bedrooms opposite the hotel). The rooms are big, complimented by modern finishes. The dinner, served on the outside terrace, was...

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christo many thanks for your kind review. The heritage rooms in the Tollhouse are a beautiful mix of old world charm, four poster beds, yellowwood floors and thatch roofs, but with the contemporary comforts of air conditioning, cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Look forward to welcoming you back. Alasdair

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tulbagh Hotel is perfectly situated on the Main Street. It is absolutely charming with spacious rooms and a good restaurant, though the strong wind drove us away from the outdoor seating on our visit. Best of all, the staff are all really friendly and helpful. We definitely wished we had booked for two nights rather than one!

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review, and for choosing to stay with us at the Tulbagh Hotel. What greater accolade than hearing that you wished you had been able to stay for 2 nights. Hope to welcome you back soon Alasdair

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights occupying one room in the hotel and one in the annexe across the road. Both rooms were delightful - the hotel room was very modern whilst the heritage room was traditional - both were extremely well equipped and comfortable. From the rooftop terrace, we enjoyed beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The staff were all...

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bew151 many thanks for your review. We try and keep our breakfast menu varied and interesting, usual local fresh seasonal fruit for our juices, and in our fruit salad. We make all our jams, marmalade, chutney, ice cream and sorbets from local fruits. And our in house granola incorporates Tulbagh dried fruits and nuts. Hope to welcome you back...

East Molesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although situated near the centre of the Town, it also boasts an oasis of "heritage" thatched rooms. These were across the main road, through a security gate & fronting onto the quiet, historic "Church Street". They were charming, peaceful & comfortable. The hotel should also be commended for their efficient, friendly staff. Very much enjoyed our stay

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John thank you for taking the time to write your review. As you mention we are very fortunate to have 2 heritage Cape Dutch properties as part of the hotel. Dating from the early 1800s they have great charm and character, featuring 4 poster beds, chandeliers and thatched roofs, but at the same time offering modern conveniences of free...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came down just for the weekend. We found the staff to be extremely professional and helpful. Supper was superb. As was the breakfast. The rooms were gorgeous and comfortable. We would recommend this to anyone who wants to spend some time here.

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elma thanks for your kind review. We are closer to Cape Town than many realise. An 80 minute drive and you could be in a different world. A charming heritage town, surrounded by majestic mountains, and producing first class wines, olives and fruit. Hope to welcome you back soon. Alasdair

Tring, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night with friends and wished we had been longer! The experience we had was first rate, beautiful bedrooms with very stylish decor, wonderfully crisp linen to sink in to at night. We all had dinner at the hotel on the terrace, the food was very good, loved the lighting around the tree, very romantic to dine by....

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoff may thanks for your review and your mention of the staff. We work closely as a team supporting each other and families. The staff are always consulted for ideas and suggestions, and we all share in the success of the hotel. Best wishes Alasdair

GREECE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time I visited Tulbagh Hotel and it will definitely NOT be the last. The rooms are amazing, each room has its own decor, and the bathrooms, what can I say out of this world. Bath robes, top quality bath products, the shower ..wow!! and for those that love laying in the tub you won't be dissapointed....

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FTT many thanks for your return visit, with family and friends. Thank you also for your 'Small Luxury Hotel' accolade. We all work hard to try and ensure our valued guests feel at home and cosseted. Pleased you were able to visit some of the highlights in the valley, including the olive tasting at Oakhurst Olives, and wine at...

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely delightful lunch on the outside terrace of the Tulbagh Hotel. The waiting staff were friendly & attentive, the atmosphere was great & the food & wine delicious. My wife & friend shared a wonderful "summer salad", easily enough for two & I had the best "veggie burger & sweet potato chips" that I've had anywhere &...

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Alasdair61, Owner at Tulbagh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Racingmacat many thanks for the review of the Olive Terrace Bistro, our in house restaurant. We have a very enthusiastic kitchen team of 17, some still studying and attending courses in Riebeek West and Cape Town. All our staff are supported financially and encouraged to study and improve their qualifications. The menu changes weekly, and we are out on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tulbagh is centrally-located and conveniently placed to explore the town with its historic Church Street and many other attractions and amenities. The main hotel building dates from 1859 & offers a range of contemporary-styled luxurious rooms. The Winterhoek Manor(1813) and the Toll House(1809), opposite the hotel, are two of the heritage properties in Church Street, offering charming period rooms. Individual décor and fine cotton linen adorning four poster beds. Chandeliers on yellowwood beamed ceilings. Our Honeymoon Suite is the jewel in our crown. Crafted from the old wagon shed, this suite oozes romantic charm. Open thatch, two fireplaces, bath and shower for two. There are three pool areas, free Wi-Fi throughout and an in-house beauty therapist. All areas have air conditioning and there are cosy wood-burning fires for winter evenings. Tulbagh is just over an hours drive from Cape Town, nestled at the foot of the Witzenburg, Winterhoek and Obiqua Mountains in the heart of the Cape Winelands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tulbagh Hotel

Address: 22 Van Der Stel Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Witzenberg Municipality > Tulbagh
Price Range: €59 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tulbagh Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Saronberg Suite, stunning”
 of 5 bubbles mateuirene, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The front rooms overlooking the Main Street are the noisiest but it is not a particularly noisy street”
 of 5 bubbles smithmerriewood, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“visit the church and earthquake museum”
 of 5 bubbles June674, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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