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Karoo Art Hotel

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30 Van Riebeeck Street, Barrydale 6750 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We received a friendly greeting on entering the hotel and were quickly shown to our spacious room. Unfortunately the toilet was in quite a small cubicle and the shower in the bedroom took ages to warm up and just had frosted panes. The bed was...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Awesome hotel and great service - brought back many memories of old type hotels when we were kids... hotel is old yet neat tidy and just a great experience. Well worth the stop over. Excellent atmosphere!!More

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Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for this compliment! Yes, we do it old style- with a modern kick! Hope to see you back again soon. next visit please stay two nights- only then can you really experience what the hotel and our village and the surrounding area has...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

From a warm welcome to decadent dessert, art to korsentinas, world cup soccer to a warm winter night on the stoep, karoo lamb used in Cape Malay Curry... The place is versatile and speak of old charm where all come together - but not old...More

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Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 17 July 2018

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and enjoyed our hospitality!. we look forward to welcome you back in summer time! Regards Theo Owner

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We had the opportunity to stay at this lovely hotel the past weekend. Firstly lots of stars to the stars of this hotel, Christo, Anchen and Amor, you guys rock and thank you for making us feel right at home....going the extra mile to make...More

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Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your great review, which is much appreciated! We have designed and printed a brochure, available at the hotel reception, on sights to see and activities to do in Barrydale village and surrounds. We can assure you that a minimum of a two...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

The entire hotel is an amazing experience - it's filled with interesting art in every room and most of it is for sale! We stayed in room #6 which offered an en-suite bedroom with balcony doors that overlooked the garden and pool area (and glowed...More

Thank GwynethSarah
Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler, Owner at Karoo Art HotelResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your great feedback,most appreciated! We agree,a two night stay is the minimum recommended to experience everything our hotel,our village and the lovely surrounding Klein Karoo offer. We look forward to your next stay! Regards Theo Owner

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This is the best 4 star country hotel in the whole of the Klein Karoo! An ideal stop-over between Cape Town and the Garden Route, a must-stay for any visitor! Best food and most comprehensive wine list in the ...More whole of the Klein Karoo! Restaurant has just won the Klein Karoo Gourmand Award ! We have a few signature dishes, reflecting the ethos of the Chaîne des Rộtisseurs, the international gastronomical guild dedicated to the camaradie of the table. Some of these dishes are unique to the Karoo. Loads of historic character. Most friendly staff. Rooms with balconies and views available. Character bar and great restaurant. Huge swimming pool for hot summer days. Many open fireplaces for the winter nights! Karoo hospitality. The hotel is an art gallery with many paintings by local artists on display and for sale. Some rooms with cable TV available. Staff are keen to share local things to do and to see with guests. We even have a private 40 seater private cinema for use by our guests! Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$99 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Barrydale Karoo Hotel
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Barrydale
Traveller (179)
Room & Suite (70)
Dining (32)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Response from BarrydaleBarrydaler | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we certainly do. we have a good number of vegetarian dishes on our menu but our chefs are always willing to go even beyond that. please give us an email warning in advance if you want anything special- our new... More
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"Front Rooms with balcony"
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"We stayed in #6 with a sunrise view over the garden/pool (away from the street - although doubt the streets..."
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"Select a different room each time - no two are the same!"
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"All rooms are unique. We had the garden one. A bit chilly in autumn. It it had its own log fire!"
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