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Foot of Robinson Pass, On R328, Between Mossel Bay (35km) and Oudtshoorn (60km) , 6500 Ruiterbos, South Africa – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 42 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Eight Bells Mountain Inn.
|Classic Family Room|
|Family Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Double or Twin Room with Garden View|
|Family Two-Bedroom Suite|
|Standard Family Room|
|Classic Double or Twin Room with Mountain View|
Although I have only been with this property since 2007 I have 45 years experience in the Travel Trade. Having worked for SAA for 25 years and for an Outbound Wholesale Tour Operator for 15 years. Eight Bells Mountain Inn has a proud history of being in operation for more than 85 years. Our staff are all long-serving and we are currently on the fourth generation of two families that has always worked for Eight Bells. We still do things in the traditional way and offer real country hospitality.
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds, Terrace
Tennis Court, Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Darts, Hiking, Cycling, Bowling, Horseback Riding, Racquetball, Game Room, Library, Playground
Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Ironing Service, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child from 0 to 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One child from 3 to 8 years is charged ZAR 135 per night in an extra bed.
One child from 9 to 12 years is charged ZAR 245 per night in an extra bed.
One older child or adult is charged ZAR 475 per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 42 reviews
Value for money
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Score from 33 reviews Very good
Swimming pool needs attention
Setting and location
Staying too close to the road, scary in early morning with large trucks
The staff are willing to assist and the location is brilliant
You really do feel like you've stepped back in time but in a good way. The staff are friendly and there is a really sweet atmosphere around the place. We only stayed one night so did not get a chance to use all the facilities. The log cabins are great and have an amazing view.
The evening meal could have been a bit better but breakfasts excellent. In this day and age a small fridge in the room should be standard.
Great staff and cool mountain location. Old-fashioned hospitality.
a bit far away from places to visit
staff food staff were always cheerful and helpful
'RULES'. dress code for the dining room. No mobile phones, IPADS, kindles in the dining room. Unusual nowadays, This was more a vacation hotel where it felt unnecessary in the surroundings.
Very pretty setting and lovely room.
Rondavel affected by road noise.
Good food, well prepared. Wine list well priced.
Perhaps DSTV? We missed KYKNET
The excellent way in which we were treated Mr and Mrs Bonger thank you for caring I do not think in this world anybody would work the xtra mile with their guests like you did We just love your staff
In the summer heat, red wine could be cooled.
From the moment we arrived to the time we left, our stay was outstanding. Excellent Location, Extremely friendly and well trained staff who even over the busy festive season remembered our names, Exquisite food. One of our nicest stays ever. Incredible value for money, We would highly recommend this hotel to any traveler, single, married or with children, they go out of their way to cater for all their customers.
No proper shower Cycle event which began before 07/00 on Saturday 29th Nov. It woke me up with the amplified microphone. I was not told of the event when I booked, so the car park was almost full of cars with bicycle racks. I needed to go out to visit a friend who live local to the hotel. It was not easy to get out of the rear car park.
The room was very comfortable and every thing worked. The chap that showed me to my room tested every thing and explained things very well, Staff in dining room were attentive. Efficient check out procedure. Staff very pleasant.
We didn't get the room we booked
My wife likes the atmosphere and I like the tranquillity and good food
Very friendly staff
Can't think of any negatives.
Lovely location, clean, comfortable and the ideal place to relax. Friendly and helpful staff - without exception. Can't wait to go back!
I thought the walks could be better sign posted. I did not enjoy the chicken curry which was very poor in flavour with minute servings of symbols and watery rice.
Gardens, quiet peaceful surroundings, pleasant and helpful staff.
The hot water situation. For a family owned hotel with a four star rating, I expected more hospitality from the owners. They seemed to hide in their office, leaving the personal touch to the staff.
Staff were attentive in a well-intentioned way.
Quiet, serene atmosphere.
Waiting for the hot water to arrive and then was not very hot !!!
Excellent dinner and breakfast - superbly cooked and presented. Wines reasonably priced
There where no bubble bath for bathing. Menu is a bit dull, I think a dish of the day everyday will work wonders.
We loved the view and the staff was very friendly. Room was very neat and clean.
Friendly welcoming staff, clean and tidy recreational areas, fantastic food.
Everything the facilities ,the garden, nature and horses!!
The room was small and dark. I wanted to stay in a cabin (as I had done on two previous occasions) but was told that I could not.
Charming place to stay. Wonderful scenery with opportunity to do horse riding. Staff friendly and helpful. Something to do for all ages. Rooms very comfortable. Visited twice and will definitely return.
Tariff for a single person .
The location and veiws, resterant and friendly staff.
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