Reviews of Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant


"Lovely farm experience"

Shani Botha | 26 December 2017

"We enjoyed every minute of our stay on this family farm. There are fishing ponds, ostriches, hiking trails, pony and bunny play park, a river, etc. Situated outside Oudshoorn and almost at the foot of the Swartberge. This made for a beautiful view and relaxing atmosphere. The restaurant has amazing ..."

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"We enjoyed every minute of our stay on this family farm. There are fishing ponds, ostriches, hiking trails, pony and bunny play park, a river, etc. Situated outside Oudshoorn and almost at the foot of the Swartberge. This made for a beautiful view and relaxing atmosphere. The restaurant has amazing food. Owners and staff were very friendly and added to the farming experince. Will stay here every time we visit the area."


"Our stay"

(England) Anne Holland | 14 March 2015

"A brilliant place to stay. The old Mill Restaurant was lovely, food and service was 1st class. The hosts were very friendly & welcoming. Fully recommend."


"Great escape!"

(South Africa) Rachel Kelly | 28 December 2014

"Very good facilities; our room was excellent with everything we could have wished for and a beautiful view of the Karoo mountains. Breakfast in the morning was superb! The grounds were lovely with a nice pool area and deck restaurant with antelope wandering around below. Only complaint is that the a..."

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"Very good facilities; our room was excellent with everything we could have wished for and a beautiful view of the Karoo mountains. Breakfast in the morning was superb! The grounds were lovely with a nice pool area and deck restaurant with antelope wandering around below. Only complaint is that the air-con and ceiling fan in our room were both so loud it was difficult to sleep. Overall a fantastic stay with great staff. Highly recommend."


"Great Value for money and family friendly"

(South Africa) rachel Arnott | 24 February 2014

"I was very impressed with the high standard, value and location. We will be back for a longer stay next time!"


"Relaxing and enjoyable stay"

(South Africa) amanda boocock | 13 January 2014

"Excellent service and really friendly staff and owners made our stay here thoroughly enjoyable. Myself, my husband and our two children (11 & 9) all enjoyed our stay. The pool was a hit with the kids & the location was great for what we wanted to see.

The food was delicious, would recommend t..."

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"Excellent service and really friendly staff and owners made our stay here thoroughly enjoyable. Myself, my husband and our two children (11 & 9) all enjoyed our stay. The pool was a hit with the kids & the location was great for what we wanted to see.

The food was delicious, would recommend this lodge without hesitation.

Thanks for a great stay. "


"What a delightful place"

(Australia) Julian Slade | 1 October 2012

"All the buildings, including accommodation, were in beautiful Cape Dutch style buildings. Adding to the beauty, was its location in a mountain pass and with a stream running through. Fantastic food in the restaurant. Rooms clean, modern and comfortable. Farm animals added to the charm."


"Recommended"

(South Africa) Ian du Plessis | 13 July 2012

"We are a family of 4 with kids 4 and 6 yrs old and we had a very nice stay for 2 nights at the Old Mill Country Lodge in the family unit. The pictures on the website does not do it justice. Friendly and helpful people. Breakfast was very good! There is a jungle gym for the kids. Close to the caves a..."

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"We are a family of 4 with kids 4 and 6 yrs old and we had a very nice stay for 2 nights at the Old Mill Country Lodge in the family unit. The pictures on the website does not do it justice. Friendly and helpful people. Breakfast was very good! There is a jungle gym for the kids. Close to the caves and town."


"Great place to stay"

(Switzerland) Katharina Kummer | 20 March 2012

"Lovely service, great apartments and very nice food."


"Nice"

(South Africa) Mark Yon | 7 January 2012

"It was peaceful and tranquil. I couldn't have asked for better."


"Wonderful!"

(Canada) Denis Desharnais | 27 March 2011

"What a wonderful experience. Food and accommodation were both fantastic and, although we arrived late in the evening, all was done to make us feel like valued guests."


"Stopover"

(South Africa) Anonymous | 9 January 2011

"Wish we had stayed longer!"


"A lovely place"

(United Kingdom) Karen Waters | 9 July 2010

"The owners were very welcoming. The rooms were very clean and comfortable and nice appointed. The food in the restaurant was great.

Sadly no sign of any animals!"


"Nice getaway in comfortable athmosphere"

(Germany) Marion Guessbacher | 16 November 2009

"The Old Mill Tamed Guest Farm is situated beautifully in the mountains with lots of flowers and animals around. One is free to watch all wildlife and get around as if home. The food was great and the room a very pleasant and comfortable one. Everybody was really friendly and helpful. Great value for..."

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"The Old Mill Tamed Guest Farm is situated beautifully in the mountains with lots of flowers and animals around. One is free to watch all wildlife and get around as if home. The food was great and the room a very pleasant and comfortable one. Everybody was really friendly and helpful. Great value for money !"


"Recommended"

(South Africa) Andrew Whitaker | 17 August 2009

"Very comfortable and reasonably priced accommodation. We go to Oudtshoorn quite often and will definitely return"


"Environment is beautiful "

(South Africa) Andrew Hood | 7 April 2008

"The welcome we received on arrival and the friendliness of the staff throughout our stay was great. The accommodation was of a good quality and very comfortable. The environment is beautiful - I would rate this as one of the prettiest locations in and around Oudtshoorn. The breakfast is worth a s..."

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"The welcome we received on arrival and the friendliness of the staff throughout our stay was great. The accommodation was of a good quality and very comfortable. The environment is beautiful - I would rate this as one of the prettiest locations in and around Oudtshoorn. The breakfast is worth a special mention - simply outstanding!"


"Stay at old mill"

(South Africa) Scott | 14 January 2015

"We spent two nights at the old mill during the Dec/Jan hols - these were non consecutive and in different rooms. Staff were friendly and helpful and accommodation was comfortable if lacking a bit of character. Rooms smelt of smoke despite being advertised as non smoking and faced onto nice green l..."

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"We spent two nights at the old mill during the Dec/Jan hols - these were non consecutive and in different rooms. Staff were friendly and helpful and accommodation was comfortable if lacking a bit of character. Rooms smelt of smoke despite being advertised as non smoking and faced onto nice green lawns with a busy road visible on the far side (main access road to Cango Caves). On our return (second nights stay) rooms hadn't been properly cleaned which was very disappointing. Overall, not a terrible place for a one night stopover on route to somewhere else but not sure I would return here again."


"Room for improvement"

(South Africa) Krige | 8 January 2015

"Your resort is in a beautiful setting and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, however, with a little more care it would have been perfect. Things we did not like:- when we entered our room it smelt strongly of cigarette smoke. (Gentleman from restaurant who handed us our key was smoking, perhaps he ch..."

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"Your resort is in a beautiful setting and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, however, with a little more care it would have been perfect. Things we did not like:- when we entered our room it smelt strongly of cigarette smoke. (Gentleman from restaurant who handed us our key was smoking, perhaps he checked room with cigarette in his hand). In our room there were two wine glasses, two tea cups, two water glasses, one knife and one fork. No teaspoon to make coffee, no cork screw to open wine! We were told refer to file for info, but no file."


"Review of Old Mill Lodge and Restaurant"

(South Africa) Mrs de Zitter | 5 January 2014

"Our stay at the Old Mill Lodge was absolutely amazing in all aspects - the welcome, service, accommodation, restaurant and food were all out of the top drawer. It was more than what we had expected. The rooms were so comfortable and clean and the food was excellent. Our host, Riaan, went out of h..."

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"Our stay at the Old Mill Lodge was absolutely amazing in all aspects - the welcome, service, accommodation, restaurant and food were all out of the top drawer. It was more than what we had expected. The rooms were so comfortable and clean and the food was excellent. Our host, Riaan, went out of his way to meet our every need and requests. Our whole group (11 of us) had a very relaxed stay and we all want to come back. Our American family were so impresses by everything. Thanks to all concerned. Hope to see you all soon. "


"good stay"

(South Africa) Mr De Goede | 30 September 2013

"The rooms are clean and tidy and we had a great time. Would recommend to family and friends"


"Lovely room"

(Australia) Mrs Woest | 23 February 2013

"My family and I had a lovely stay at the Tame Game Lodge. It was in a lovely setting and the rooms were perfect just what we were looking for. Two ensuite bedrooms with connecting lounge kitchen. Breakfast was great. We ate at the restaurant which was good. All the staff were very friendly and ..."

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"My family and I had a lovely stay at the Tame Game Lodge. It was in a lovely setting and the rooms were perfect just what we were looking for. Two ensuite bedrooms with connecting lounge kitchen. Breakfast was great. We ate at the restaurant which was good. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. The only disappointment was that we didn't see any game at all, it may have been the weather because there was a huge storm the night we arrived. I was hoping to see some animals up close as it shows in the advertising photos. We did have a great stay and I would return."


"value for money and enthusiatic hosts"

(South Africa) Mr parker | 30 April 2012

"Old Mill - charming hosts, well-kept grounds and fantastic food both at breakfast and at the restaurant on site. We could have stayed another night as the surrounding area has so much to offer. Would recommend to friends.
5 star service and food!"


"Highly recommended"

(Australia) Mrs Sharp | 21 January 2012

"We highly recommend 'The Old Mill'. En-route to 'The Old Mill', we realised we were a day early for our stay - the receptionist was extremely friendly and "no problem we have a room for you." The food was delicious! The scenery is stunning. Everyone working there was very friendly and one gent..."

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"We highly recommend 'The Old Mill'. En-route to 'The Old Mill', we realised we were a day early for our stay - the receptionist was extremely friendly and "no problem we have a room for you." The food was delicious! The scenery is stunning. Everyone working there was very friendly and one gent in particular was full of good advice for tourists - we ended up staying for 2 full days [3 nights], and managed to see and do a lot and loved it all. It was one of the highlights of our trip to South Africa. "


"Visit Old Mill"

(South Africa) Mr Oosthuizen | 9 November 2008

"What a pleasure. I will definitely stay there again. All were friendly and it felt like home from home."


"Most pleasant"

(Ireland) Mr Johnston | 2 June 2008

"We found our stay at the Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant to be most pleasant. The scenery and ambience was fantastic. We were delighted with the hospitality shown to us and the staff in the restaurant could not have been more helpful. We would certainly recommend this establishment."