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Breede River Houseboat Hire
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1 week ago
“Overpriced and run down”
Dec 10, 2018
“Very overpriced”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
19 Main Street, Malagas 6740, South Africa
+27 28 542 1049
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the worst experiences of our holidays. It was overpriced and the houseboat rental is run down, as well as the entire hotel. Feels like the hotel is stuck in the 80s. The staff at the reception was not helpful. Avoid by...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2018

We booked two boats about 6 months ago, communication was done via email, one never got a straight answer, like a simple "yes" or "no" it was always " refer to the attached information", . It is clearly marked in the "attached information" your refundable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

So we spent the weekend at the Breede River on a house boat. The weekend was fantastic, the setting is absolutely magnificent and it's the perfect breakaway for some quality family bonding! The negative was the houseboat which was VERY dated and in desperate need...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank manje2015
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was just OK....beautiful river,,,,very average houseboat....had room for 6 but the two of us could barely get about without bumping into each other.....fridge froze all our food (what to do with a frozen tomato??).....restrictions about where to go and how far...perhaps because I'm not...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Having been to Breede many times over the years, and owning a property up till 10 years ago, I wanted to take my kids to Breede (I have now lived in the UK for almost 20 years, but my kids live in SA) There are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank bckirk
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had a wonderfull weekend on the breede river. The staff was very helpful when checkin in and helped to get our luggage to the boat as they were busy with renovations and we could not drive to the boat. it is very peacefull on...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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15 April 2017|
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Response from ReceptionMalgas | Property representative |
Please email us direct so that I can send the rates etc. , as we hire the Houseboats out in Periods - 4 Night , 3 Night or 2 nights . Thanking you Kind regards Bev