What the Media has to say about Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse

We are so proud to announce that Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse moved up the ranks in 2024 from 11th to 9th place in Tripadvsior’s Travellors Choice Awards.

2024 : 9th

Tripadvisor Best of the Best 2024
Tripadvisor Best of the Best 2024 9th

2023 : 11th

Tripadvisor Best of the Best 2023
Tripadvisor Best of the Best 2023 11th

Trip Advisor Best of the Best Hotels | B&Bs & Inns: Africa | 2024

9th Best in Africa! 551 Reviews: Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse is a charming 4-star retreat with a farm-like atmosphere and beautiful surroundings, where attention to detail and quality are key. You’ll find comfortable and tastefully decorated family rooms equipped with sumptuous bed linen, creating a relaxing vibe. The peaceful garden, outdoor pool, and sauna invite you to unwind, while the outdoor deck is perfect for enjoying the view. The knowledgeable hosts make fantastic breakfast recommendations, and the Michelin star-worthy meals are a treat. With its thoughtful layout, impeccable cleanliness, and noteworthy hospitality, this guesthouse stands out as a delightful escape.

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Wall Street Journal | March 2024

Dennehof, an 1835 guesthouse at the foot of the mountains, looks out onto a pebbled courtyard where the owner’s two Rhodesian ridgeback dogs galumph about. Take sunny breakfasts in the glass house, and dip into the pool to cool off.

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Inside Guide Escapes

Inside Guide Escapes | January 2024

Dennehof: The Dairy Room
The dairy of the old homestead, The Dairy Room still has the old wooden stump that served as a chopping block in days gone by. Even with this characterful block, the room still offers a spacious environment, with the high reed ceilings and wooden beams…

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Inside Guide 2023 Prince Albert Accommodation

Inside Guide | September 2023

Complete with its own iconic Karoo wind-pump in the garden and a classic deep front stoepDennehof (dating back to 1835) will grab your heart before you’ve stepped inside. The heritage property is beautifully furnished with a mix of heirlooms and contemporary design – although ridgeback puppy Ferdinand, the “guest liaison officer”, tends to steal the show…

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Daily Maverick Media 2022

Inside Guide | 26 May 2022

Steeped in history – a national monument (built in 1835, the first homestead in the area) – complete with its own iconic Karoo wind-pump in the garden and a classic deep front stoep, Dennehof will grab your heart before you’ve even stepped inside

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Daily Maverick Media 2022

Daily Maverick | August 2022

Also brimful of warm and fuzzy things is Prince Albert’s Dennehof guest house, where we had breakfast the previous morning. We’d known Dennehof since Elaine Hurford bought it in the early 90s and turned it into a beautiful Karoo guest house…

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Inside Guide | Secret Season 2022

At the genteel Dennehof Karoo Guesthouse, I am welcomed by Albert, Inga and Ferdinand the ridgeback (super-organised hosts with a link to everything worthwhile)…

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