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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 37 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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The staff speaks English
Eight Bells Mountain Inn's staff speaks: Dutch, English
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Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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 37 reviews
Value for money
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May 21, 2015
No problems at all.
Very hospitable, attention paid to details, everything in working order & fresh. Lovely setting & safe place for our motorcycles. Very good value.
April 14, 2015
Swimming pool needs attention
Setting and location
April 11, 2015
Staying too close to the road, scary in early morning with large trucks
The staff are willing to assist and the location is brilliant
April 4, 2015
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.
February 18, 2015
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.
February 17, 2015
a bit far away from places to visit
staff food staff were always cheerful and helpful
February 14, 2015
'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.
January 8, 2015
Rondavel affected by road noise.
Good food, well prepared. Wine list well priced.
January 4, 2015
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
December 28, 2014
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.
December 3, 2014
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.
November 30, 2014
We didn't get the room we booked
November 24, 2014
My wife likes the atmosphere and I like the tranquillity and good food
November 18, 2014
Very friendly staff
November 5, 2014
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!
November 4, 2014
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.
October 16, 2014
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.
September 23, 2014
Quiet, serene atmosphere.
July 31, 2014
Waiting for the hot water to arrive and then was not very hot !!!
Excellent dinner and breakfast - superbly cooked and presented. Wines reasonably priced
May 24, 2014
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.
May 5, 2014
Friendly welcoming staff, clean and tidy recreational areas, fantastic food.
April 15, 2014
Everything the facilities ,the garden, nature and horses!!
March 29, 2014
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.
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