Savoy Hotel and Conference Centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Savoy Hotel and Conference Centre Kimberley
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... hand dug hole in
the world being some 240 m deep and with a perimeter of 1.8 km. It
was dug between the period of 1878 to 1898, after that the centre
shaft was mined down to 1 mile deep. Mining stopped in 1914 when the
war made it uneconomic to continue, after the war other finds made it
still uneconomic to reopen. During its lifetime it yielded 2,722
kilograms (about5,800 lbs) of diamonds. ...
Driving onto the town of Kimberley. We spotted lots of Vervet monkeys scrounging by the
roadside. The countryside is very open with no trees and lots of flat topped hills in the distance. We also spotted another English Boer war Blockhouse. Eventually we arrived at the Big Hole campsite and settled down for the ...
After a very pleasant interlude at the Kimberly Club and luxuriating in 2 bubble baths, ( amazing how one suddenly realizes how privileged one is when what is usually an everyday occurrence becomes a luxury!) Lovely old establishment with so much history and wonderful photos and memorabilia on display, well worth a stopover.Got up early ( no **** Sherlock) had breakfast and were on the road again by 7.45. No sooner were we ...
... on as these “weekend prospectors” were still quite active in a sort of part time way. Down by the river’s edge, many new families from outside of this area had taken on the old digger accommodation. But further along the rusty iron equipment and piles of boulders from the river were all testament to the ongoing search for diamonds. Very kindly, Paul explained how the equipment was used and drove us to an excellent viewpoint where we could ...
My friend Harm (who works too hard in my opinion and looks a bit like Moses with that beard) is in Kimberley, so I decided to go and visit him since he never visits me. We started in the courtyard of the Halfway House Hotel at around 2 pm ..... and stopped 11 hours later. The way I see it, we skipped at least 5 "get together s" in the last year so we added them all together ... end to end. I heard the sun come up this morning (Saturday 5 ...