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KarMichael Farm Guesthouse

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Sani Road, Himeville, South Africa
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KarMichael Farm Guesthouse
Ranked #4 of 7 Himeville B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We arrived unannounced at this guesthouse. The owner immediately accommodated us and all the staff was consistently very friendly and helpful. The rooms are neat and well decorated. A diverse breakfast offering is served in the Shed, which is a renovated barn decorated very elegantly and stylishly, and it includes a small living room with a stunning morning view over... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review KarMichael Farm. Glad you had a good stay, found it comfortable and that we were able to make your stay a memorable one. Always rewarding to assist and be appreciated. Hopefully we see you again. More

Lancashire, Uk
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Situated on a beautiful farm with stunning views, Karmichael Farm offers you everything you could possibly want in this wonderful place. The accomodation is in large comfortable rooms with large bathrooms and extremely large and comfortable beds,overlooking lovely gardens and views over the fields to the mountains. Breakfast is served in the large dining room with a thatched cottage inside... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi John Thank you for taking the time to review Karmichael Farm. It was a pleasure having you here and being able to chat and find out a bit more on your interesting life. Glad you were comfortable and enjoyed the area in general. Summer is always a great time to be here. I have also passed on your comments... More

Pennington, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We only spent one night there but Kevin kindly put the four of us into Gregg's Cottage which was more than comfortable, great roaring fire to warm us up before we headed out for dinner and beautifully appointed overlooking the Drakensberg. Even the patio furniture was very inviting. Our rooms were spacious, comfortable, warmed by underfloor heating, fat duvets and... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Sal thank you for the review and glad you had a comfortable stay. Always great to have a nice fire on these cold winter evenings. We did have a huge bank of built in cupboards before and just removed them for more space. Busy getting cupboard space organised. Our staff strive hard to be the best and have passed on... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We had such a wonderful experience with my family. Karmicheal's is everything that their website say it is and more. The rooms are comfortable and cozy. They have very competent staff on site. We enjoyed every minute of our stay

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Phatheka thank you for taking the time to review us. Glad you all enjoyed the break and were comfortable. Our staff strive hard to be their best and appreciate nice positive feedback as well. Appreciate the support and hopefully we will see you again More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

KarMichael is an exquisite venue with all the makings of a fantastic stay but how disappointed we were to experience poor service. Firstly we asked if they could activate the DSTV for our kids as it was rainy outside and they had been stuck in a car for hours. After asking three times it was eventually activated. Then when it... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and really sorry you were so disappointed. We do understand that we are not going to please all the people all the time, but allow me to comment on your "problems" DSTV is not advertised. It is there, and on request we do activate it. DSTV have removed the option for users to connect online... More

Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

What an amazing stay at Karmichael - I had booked the entire place for our wedding party on the weekend of the 21 & 22 June 2013. Kevin and his staff went beyond all to make our stay so very comfortable - a little touch which made it really great was in the freezing cold on return from the wedding... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are happy that your stay was comfortable. Yip was certainly chilly, and nice warm welcoming beds are a real treat. Was a pleasure to be able to make sure all the wedding guests were well looked after, and that they left satisfied, having had an enjoyable stay. More

Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We recently spent 2 nights at Karmichael. It is definitely a home away from home.The setting is idylic.The rooms were very comfortable and the fireplace,electric blankets and underfloor heating kept us warm at night. The breakfasts were delicious and nothing was too much trouble for Kevin. We will definitely be back.

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Steve We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Glad you had a comfortable "home away from home" stay in Gregg's Cottage. It certainly can be chilly this time of the year so nice to be able to get warm at night. Was a pleasure chatting to you at breakfast and well done to you all for making... More

Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We stayed one night at this most pleasant location and Kevin, our host went out of his way to make it a memorable one! It was a particularly cold afternoon and he wasted no time in lighting a roaring fire in the lounge area and supplying us with complementary sherry for our evening enjoyment. We stayed in the Livingston bedroom... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Sally-Ann Thank you for taking the time to review us. Glad you had a comfortable stay with us and enjoyed the sherry. Always goes down well next to a fire in the cold weather. Hopefully we get to see you again in the future. Kevin More

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Our stay at Karmichael guesthouse were extremely pleasant with comfortable,tastefull decorated rooms . The hosts were very friendly and helpfull and made our stay unforgetable.The breakfast and dinnersetting were with atmost taste and flair! Unforgetable stay with our friends !!!!!! Thank you Hennie and Joelene Bouwer

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Hennie and Joelene Thank you for taking time to review Karmichael. Your time is appreiated. We are really glad you had a comfortable stay and must say was a pleasure having you group. Seems like you all get on well and have a nice annual tours going and really enjoying life to the max. May you all have many... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed or two night stay here in "Livingstone". The room was well decorated and furnished with a super sized four poster bed and a big bath in the bath room. Breakfast was good but if I had to criticise something it would be the "saxophone moods" musac on the sound system! Highly recommend a stay here and it'd be... More

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of us on Trip Advisor and glad you had a comfortable stay. Your comments are appreciated. Should you ever be passing again we trust you will consider us. More

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Address: Sani Road, Himeville, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Himeville

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