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1 room, 2 adults

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

3,5-star3,5 stars
On Route R62, (Between Oudtshoorn & Calitzdorp), Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6620, South Africa

Mountain lodge in Oudtshoorn with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
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  • Excellent room, fantastic breakfast and top dinner coupled with friendly hosts made our…Dec 12, 2017
  • Be very careful if booking this property especially through Expedia. While booking a…May 25, 2019

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

from ZAR 1,500
  • Standard Room - King / Twin- Shower only
  • Standard Room - King / Twin
  • Luxury Room - King / Twin

What’s around Rietfontein Ostrich Palace


  • Calitzdorp Church - 12.3 mi / 19.8 km
  • Die Krans Winery - 13.1 mi / 21.1 km
  • Calitzdorp Lake - 15 mi / 24.2 km
  • Arbeidsgenot - 20.1 mi / 32.3 km
  • C.P. Nel Museum - 20.3 mi / 32.6 km
  • Oudtshoorn Suspension Bridge - 20.7 mi / 33.2 km
  • Rooiberg Nature Reserve - 21.6 mi / 34.7 km
  • Safari Ostrich Show Farm - 21.7 mi / 34.9 km

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 cabins


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English.

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built - 1909
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace’s small print

Also known as

  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge Oudtshoorn
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  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge
  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Oudtshoorn
  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge Oudtshoorn
  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge
  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge Oudtshoorn
  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Oudtshoorn
  • Lodge Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Oudtshoorn
  • Oudtshoorn Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge
  • Lodge Rietfontein Ostrich Palace
  • Rietfontein Ostrich Palace Lodge


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,0 From 7 reviews

Very good 8,0
Beautiful setting, fabulous breakfast.
It was only when we arrived we were advised we would not be staying directly on the property but in the cottage 1 km away from the main house. We felt this could have been communicated to us beforehand as we had received contact from most other places we stayed in on our trip. It was disappointing to find this out as was looking forward to staying here and would have liked to have gotten some history about the place. However the cottage we did stay in was very nice, very tastefully decorated and in a beautiful, peaceful setting. Breakfast the next morning back in the main building was fabulous and one of the best I had on this trip. We ate dinner at nearby Karooboom restaurant and would recommend if in the area.
Elaine, ie1 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
A Very Nice One Night Stay
We really enjoyed our one night stay in Emma’s Cottage, with its elegant period decor. The owners, Elmare and Kobus were very warm and friendly, sharing the history of the area and the farm and preparing us an amazing gourmet dinner in their restaurant.
Sharry, us1 night romance trip

Rietfontein Ostrich Palace

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