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Albizia House

3.0 of 5
62 Arbuckle Street | Himeville, Himeville 3256, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our two day stay in Himeville. We were very well treated, very well fed and very comfortable. Chris was an excellent guide on our trip up the Sani Pass, what a driver! If you are asked to sit in the arm chair for breakfast be sure to ask whether you have passed the 'plonk test'.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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98 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The room was fine , as was the breakfast , the view on the garden etc but what made this extra special was Meg's friendly attitude and especially her going out of her way to get a mobile phone we had left there by accident to us further on our itinerary . Thanks Meg . No dinner available but the... More 

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Quedlinburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We (2) were heading to Golden Gate NP and dropped in at Himeville for a two day stop over without any planning. But with Meg and Chris the obligatory trip to Sani Pass was organised in a minute. Chris was our excellent tour guide, which aside the "touristic topics" gave the opportunity to exchange some more thoughts and views ...... More 

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Canada
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128 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We are a retired French couple from Canada (Montreal) and traveled South Africa during 2 months renting 31 different lodgings. This one was # 28. Owners wonderful: nice welcome with wine glasses and a thermos of hot milk for coffee, big room well decorated, comfortable bathroom, lots of storage and small table for the luggage, free WiFi and parking, beautiful... More 

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Once again a wonderful stay. Very comfortable, most welcoming owners. Thoroughly enjoyed our Sani experience. Thanks dor organising it. We will be back. Thanks Meg and Chris Best wiahes from Basil and Janet Schwulst

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92 reviews 92 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Comfortable, welcoming B&B. Chris and Meg were great hosts and were helpful in organising a Sani Pass trip. Breakfast was good. Lovely garden and patio. Room was comfortable and had all we needed. Good value for money.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at Albizia House, friendly owners helped us sorting out our Sani pass ! we had a great room, with view on lovely garden. breakfast more then you can think of. The shower is very good, plenty of hot water Will book again if in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

There was a mix up with the dates of our stay,but no problem..Chris sort it out from Limpopo! He phoned Meg and sister-in-law. Within less than a hour we entered the guesthouse. We stayed for one night, but will surely come back. Meg prepared tea and coffee from the house to welcome us. Meg informed us about the blasting times... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This is a first class place to stay, we can highly recommend it. Lovely rooms and garden, terrific hosts (Meg & Chris)- very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable – and there is a pub (Himeville Arms) just down the road. Good spot for all sorts of tours – Sani Pass, Battlefields etc. (Chris Wheeler our host a registered guide who recommended... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Thanks for organizing trips Thanks for lending some money Thanks for the helpful information Thanks for the interesting discussions Thanks for the wine Thanks for feeling like home Thank you Chris and family for the great time we spent at Albizia House. Michael & Andrea from Switzerland

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