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Situated on the oldest working Ostrich farm in the Cape Colony, Rietfontein Ostrich Palace was established in 1897. It features private ostrich tours, a curio shop and outdoor swimming pool.

The rooms are all equipped with a TV, minibar and tea-and-coffee making facilities. The en suite bathrooms each include a bathrobe, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can enjoy ostrich meat and local wines in the restaurant. The private ostrich farm tours are offered daily. Guests can also relax by the pool or in the shared lounge area.

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace is located along Route 62, between Calitzdorp and Oudtshoorn. The Swart Berg Pass is 21.7 miles away and the Cango Caves are 26.1 miles away.

Oudtshoorn Aerodrome is 18.6 miles from the bed and breakfast, and George Airport is 49.7 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 14 Nov 2013.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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Property surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Oude Postkantoor
    9 miles
Public transport
  • Train Calitzdorp Railway Station
    10.8 miles
Closest airports
  • George Airport
    43 miles
How to get to Rietfontein Ostrich Palace from George Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: Local, South African

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Facilities of Rietfontein Ostrich Palace
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Wellness facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

15:00 - 18:00

Check-out

07:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

  • Check-in at Rietfontein Ostrich Palace is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Rietfontein Ostrich Palace (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Rietfontein Ostrich Palace may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace is 5 miles from the centre of Vleirivier.

  • Room options at Rietfontein Ostrich Palace include:

    • Twin/Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rietfontein Ostrich Palace by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • Yes, Rietfontein Ostrich Palace is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Rietfontein Ostrich Palace can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant