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Jutta Tuck, South Africa
04 January 2014
We stayed in cottage 6 on 21-Dec-13 and we loved the space. It is neat, clean and organized. Has got all that one needs for S/C. The towels were good and we appreciated the small soaps & the homemade mozzie spray. We enjoyed a swim in the communal pool. We also enjoyed the breakfast the next day. We stayed in cottage 11 on 02-Jan-14 and we loved the space. This cottage has only 1 bedroom but 2 bathrooms, which is lovely. This cottage has a private plunge pool that we enjoyed after the long drive & the 38 degrees heat. It was clean, neat & organized. One of the small towels had back marks on.
Andre van Tonder, South Africa
27 November 2011
Brought my dad back to his roots in Calitzdorp. Delightful cottages! Typical country with everything you need.
Alison Stagg, United Kingdom
30 October 2011
The cottage we stayed in was lovely with a good view of the countryside and beautiful flowers in the garden. It was well-equipped, well-looked after and had everything we needed. The breakfast was delicious and the people very friendly.
Sleepover at Spekboom
Deon Cronje, South Africa
17 July 2011
Loved everything about the place. It was a wonderful evening.
Lovely stay at Spekboom
Karen Church, South Africa
05 July 2011
Very comfortable accommodation with a lovely view of the mountains. Ideal setting for enjoying wine bought on the wine farms around Calitzdorp.
A night under the African moon
Katie stuart, South Africa
22 March 2011
The cottages were much more than we thought. We had the cottage at the end of the row, overlooking the Karoo. The mini plunge pool was really warm, and very welcome after a long day on the road. It is also a great place to base yourself for mountain biking and birdwatching. The breakfast was also very well presented and laid out. All in all, I highly recommend Spekboom Cottages, and will definitely stay there again.
Wendy Van Zyl, South Africa
10 January 2011
We really enjoyed our stay. The cottage was beautifully furnished and the small private pool was a real bonus.
Geraldine Whittal, South Africa
25 October 2010
Fantastic... what lovely cottages and the hosts are out of this world. The cottages are very tastefully furnished and comfortable. We will be back soon.
Anonymous, South Africa
29 September 2010
A very comfortable overnight stay, with a delicious breakfast.
Wow what a fantastic place.
Karen Kingon, South Africa
19 April 2010
Definitely worth the stop. Delightful cottages with every possible thing provided for . From 'peaceful sleep' to dish washing liquid and our own 'little' swimming pool. I would highly recommend Spekboom. The owners and staff went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. I am already missing the breakfasts For anyone visiting the town you must stop at the Red Coffee pot for a meal- a little hidden gem. Great food and service. This was our second stay there and we will definitely be back again.. Thank you Karen and Caitlyn (Montagu)
Spekboom a good choice
Walter Galloway, South Africa
06 April 2010
Decided to use Calitzdorp as our base for exploring the region and to attend a day at the KKNK. We were certainly not disappointed with our choice of staying at Spekboom and will certainly do so again.
06 November 2009
My husband and I stayed at Spekboom Cottages on our way to Cape Town. The accommodation is FANTASTIC value for money and we felt very comfortable. Had it not been raining, we would have made use of the beautiful braai area and and plunge pool. We were served a wonderful breakfast the next morning, by the friendly owners and staff. Well worth a stay here!
What a lovely weekend!!
Chantel Boshoff, South Africa
06 April 2009
We had the most relaxing weekend,so peaceful lovely hospitality and friendly people sweetest dogs,,, With no tv in the cottages - just what we needed! A getaway from the daily rush in life time for really getting to know your partner all over again :-) thank you for everything!! we had a lovely stay chantel & jonathan
Rina Perie, South Africa
05 January 2009
We had a wonderful time at Spekboom. The hospitality from the owners was great and the quality of the accommodation - tops
Sharon Ffoulkes-Morris, South Africa
02 January 2009
Not much to do in Calitzdorp, but only stayed for one night. Very large and comfortable living area with patio a cute little splash pool and lovely view of the mountains. Secluded and private.
Harvey DICKS, South Africa
07 April 2008
Well received on arrival Pleasant bar but wife and daughter found nudes a little discomforting. Thanks Ryno for the bottle of preserve.
Peet Vorster, South Africa
26 March 2008
Did was ongelooflik
Anonymous, South Africa
14 January 2008
We enjoyed it and found the hosts very accommodating and helpful. Delicious breakfast, a lovely place.
Suzanne Mason, United States of America
04 January 2008
Very nice accomodation. We enjoyed our visit.
13 March 2007
A cottage with a very special atmosphere, everything you need, very recommandable
Brilliant overnight stay
Werner Born, Germany
08 February 2007
Nicely decorated and lovely cottage with generous patio. The outside bathing facilities are fabulous. Very friendly, helpful host, who do all she can to make your stay pleasant. They serve an delicious breakfast. Excellent value.
Great old world charm
Dries Neethling, South Africa
03 January 2007
The house was very comfortable and the age of the house contributed to the wonderful charm of the place. Management was very friendly and went out of their way to make it special for us.
It was fabulous!
melinda silverman, South Africa
05 January 2006
The accommodation was outstanding, Mariette was warm and helpful. Calitzdorp is a delightful little town. Cant wait for our next opportunity to visit...when we will most certainly return to Spekboom cottages. Melinda Silverman and family
Nico Kriek, South Africa
27 September 2005
Very comfortable and upmarket. We have not tasted the food, but it looked to me as good. There is still room for renovations of the old :'Nagmaalhuisies' as the desolate weather will take it's toll.
Renovated Nagmaal cottages are offering luxury accommodation, self-catering or B and B. Spekboom Cottages are situated in Calitzdorp between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. This is a perfect getaway from the city and with a variety of cottages to choose from, you will be sure to have an excellent stay.
All our rooms at Spekboom are equipped to your needs. It can accommodate 16 persons in five double and six single beds. Relax and enjoy the fresh air and the magnificent scenery all around Calitzdorp. Spoil yourself and break away from the everyday stress. Make Spekboom Cottages your escape.
Luxury en-suite rooms, swimming pool and braai area, cottages for wheelchairs are available, bicycles available on request, parking available and outside bathing facilities.
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