De Denne Country Guesthouse is a four-star country guest house & working ostrich farm
De Denne Country Guesthouse in Oudtshoorn is the perfect stop over halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth travelling on the Route 62. Our Country Guest House is situated on a working ostrich and Alfalfa farm and offers tranquility, spectacular views and soul touching moments.
Sunsets you will never find elsewhere and hospitality to make you feel at home. at De Denne Country Guesthouse all our suites enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding farmlands, majestic mountains and the well-kept garden.
Our many activities include bird watching, scenic walks, stargazing, environmental and farm tours where you can experience the ostrich chicks hatching. Activities also available in the area to enjoy is the Sunrise Meerkat Tour, Cango Caves, feeding the elephants and visiting Highgate Ostrich Farm.
De Denne Country Guesthouse is perfectly situated for a day visit to the surrounding towns of Prince Albert, Mossel Bay, Calitzdorp (The Port Capital) and Knysna. Perfect for romantic getaways or family fun time, with modern amenities and olde-world charm.
We offer a number of fully-equipped Supreme suites with modern amenities, king size beds, separate bath & shower, private entrance onto patio with beautiful mountain & garden views.
De Denne Country Guesthouse offers a variety of elegantly appointed, spacious en-suite bedrooms overlooking the surrounding farmland.
Our Family Suites are focused on ensuring that our guests enjoy a comfortable stay without neglecting the luxury touches.
De Denne offers a pristine range of luxury garden suites. All offer magnificent individual views over the Swartberg Mountain range.
We offer Standard rooms with Queen size bedded en-suite bedrooms, each with its own unique features, furnishings, and layout.
How we keep it green & Sustainable
Our olive trees have since it was planted 5 years ago never had any chemical treatment / fertiliser or anything like that. These trees are treated and fertilised with natural products like Epson salt, which is very good as an insecticide as well. The olive oil we use at De Denne are cold pressed olive oil from our own trees.
We have a veggie garden and most of the veggies this season came from that garden. Also no chemicals or fertiliser only plain used filter coffee, tea bags, chicken egg shells and banana peels all mixed together and used just like that in our garden… works like a dream.
You can also use it in your garden as well. Our amenities in our rooms are manufactured from Rooibos, and is very soft to be used use on any skin type. Even when cleaning our laundry (linen and towels) we use a mixture of washing powder, baking soda and coarse salt. And as softener we use vinegar. It leaves your linen and towels soft and fresh.
Ma Belle Restaurant
Our famous and always popular BBQ & light meal options can be enjoyed at our Ma Belle Restaurant. A local wine list is available complimenting the cuisine and making for an enticing dining experience.
Book A Family Tour
We offer a variety of private tours that is interesting and educational. Join us for a full or half day tour of the Swartberg Mountains, visit a working farm, or let’s kick off on a wine tasting adventure!
What our guests say
What a fantastic place. So peaceful, and our one-night stay was too short. The astronomer was brilliant, so pleased we booked to see the night sky. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you all!
Jeremy & Sylvie, UK
"Perfectly amazing stay! Devine bedroom with a scrumptious bed, glorious bath, truly relaxing. Will certainly come again."
Jo and Matthew, London UK
It was an amazing stay at Guesthouse De Denne, with a lovely view. We would really recommend this place! Thanks to Henrico for the warm welcome.
Davina & Yoachim, Belguim
Thank you for hosting us at your beautiful guesthouse. The food was amazing and the sights were mesmerising. Such a relaxed place and our stay of 2 days was not enough time!
Jack, Kim, Hugo, and Bram Gros-Herman, Holland
A truly amazing place with breathtaking scenery and astonishing views. Rooms are excellent & well equipped. Our only regret is that our hectic itinerary only allowed for a single overnight stay, otherwise we would have loved to spend some more relaxing time.
Arne Hindocha, U.K
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De Denne Country Guest House is situated in the heart of the Klein Karoo and offers something unforgettable for everyone including groups, couples, and families.
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