Reviews & Comments

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

Verified reviewexcellent

We loved staying at the stone cottage. We were greeted by zebras and springbokke when we entered the reserve. The cottage has everything one needs. The plunge pool is great, the braai area excellent and the bird life wonderful (many birds came drinking from the plunge pool, which was amazing). We did a relaxing long walk along the various trails, to the dam and the forest. It was a lovely long weekend.

April 2021

Petra D. (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

The reserve is a very special place.

March 2021

Catherine C. (Stanford)

Verified reviewexcellent

Absolutely lovely! Such a stunning location and our cottage (Gum Tree) just perfect for family if 5 (including a pet). Just a couple of things though... Toilet adjacent to kitchen runs through, need some maintenance. Happy to pick up after our dog, but no place for her waste? Perhaps some sort of outside bin needed? Overall we loved our stay; the walks, the dam, the bird and wildlife (including the horses) were just beautiful. Well be back!

October 2019

James B. (Cape Town)

Verified reviewgood

Peaceful tranquil and beautiful setting. Only negative was the mastresses in Eagle Cottage so uncomfortable.

November 2018

Craig MATTERSON (Cape town)

Verified reviewvery good

Really enjoyed our stay at Welbedacht Nature Reserve; the cottage was very comfortable and clean. Great to wake up to all the birds singing and going to sleep listening to the Fiery Necked Nightjars in the distance; such a quiet and peaceful setting.

May 2018

Brandon Pretorius (Cape Town)

Verified reviewvery good

Our cottage was amazing! So was the nature reserve. We had the best time. We will be back. Some positive criticism: we were there for 5 nights. Not once were our towels changed or the cottage cleaned. We feel this is not fair. The towels are also very course and rough. Rubbish should also be removed more regularly. Thank you again for a wonderful experience. We were also delighted that we could have our two dogs with us. That made the holiday for us.

December 2017

Michele Klein Edwards (Cape Town)

Verified reviewvery good

Our stay was memorable. John is a friendly host. The stone cottage was what we wanted. We are nature lovers and the surroundings of fynbos was so refreshing, especially after the rain. The trails are breath taking and not strenuous at all. What a tranquil place. Highly recommended.

January 2013

Edwina Smith Keynel (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

Relaxing getaway friendly atmosphere beautiful surroundings and chalet loved the plunge pool on the veranda.

August 2008

Celeste Damons (cape town)

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