Reviews & Comments

Showing 8 reviews (ordered by date of stay, most recent appearing first).

Verified reviewgood

Expected better overall service from the staff. Reception had aan attitude of doing you a favour to allow you to stay there. Would like to made feel welcome when you pay for your stay.

April 2021

Vossie L. (Johannesburg)

Verified reviewpoor

View is spectacular. That’s where it ends. We stayed here a few years ago. It WAS 4 star THEN. Now - no where near. Took 30 min for drinks (for 4 people) to arrive among 7 tables in restaurant. Then we placed food order. Waited 1 hr until I had to go upstairs to find a manager. Food arrived cold and undercooked. Eventually walked into kitchen to try find food for very hungry children. Not a mask in sight. Zero Covid regulations. Eventually went to bed hungry. Shower moldy and slimy underfoot. Balcony spiderwebs everywhere. Run down with shower leaking and cracks everywhere. Photos available if needed. Was looking forward to a special spoil evening away. Just don’t put your heart on a 4 star experience or getting what you are paying for.

April 2021

Hannah L. (Jhb)

Verified reviewvery good

Service was good. Room clean, food good.

January 2021

Riaan V. (Centurion)

Verified reviewgood

Aircon in the room was noisy. Were moved to a different room where toilet made a high pitched noise. Rest of the room was clean and neat.

December 2020

Riaan V. (Centurion)

Verified reviewvery good

The hotel setting was excellent with breathtaking views. Food was exceptional. Only gripe is the long wait once food order was placed.

December 2019

Marcus N. (Johannesburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

We only stayed 1 night on our way home but the service was excellent and the rooms lovely and very practical. The food in the restaurant was fantastic. The view is breathtaking and we will definately visit again.

August 2016

Theresa Pienaar (Pretoria)

Verified reviewvery good

The hotel has self catering accommodation which is great for kids. The kitchen area is tiny so only usable for one or two nights. It is only really set up of you need to use a microwave and need a fridge. The rooms are clean and nice finishes. The rooms are spacious with lovely views of Gariep dam. The bathroom did not have a bath. The restaurant is really modern and stylish and the food was absolutely delicious. Karoo cooking and fresh ingredients. Service and staff in the hotel and restaurant are well presented and friendly. Highly recommended for a stop over or to see the dam.

April 2013

Lesley Jessop (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

We had a stopover at DeStijl Gariep Hotel on our way down to the West Coast. My first impression of the hotel was - WOW. It is a beautiful building in the middle of nowhere with the most spectacular views. On entry the staff were very helpful - even helped with our bags. We were settled in without any fuss. Dinner was superb. The chef prepared something special for my two little boys as they are very fussy eaters. The atmosphere is relaxed and we were able to just enjoy the peace and quiet. As we left the next morning very early we were pleasantly surprised that we were able to have our breakfast in the form of fresh sandwiches, fruit and juice ready to take with from reception in carefully packed lunch boxes. The staff really went the extra mile! I'd definitely stay there again.

April 2009

Méri van Wyk (Bloemfontein)

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