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Ganora Farm

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Ganora Guestfarm, Nieu-Bethesda 6280, South Africa
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We stayed at Ganora Farm as a half-way stop between Joburg and the coast and can highly recommend it. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The cottage was comfortable, clean and spacious, and exceeded our expectations. The owner's knowledge and free talk about fossils were astounding and we absolutely couldn't get enough of it. Our sons had the opportunity... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight on our trip to the coast. Spectacular! Warm hospitality, beautiful spot. Tranquil, rest for the soul. Will definitely go again and will recommend it anytime. You will love this place. Lots to do, rich history. Magnificent.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we were treated to a warm, country hospitality. On our arrival, we were informed that our room had been upgraded to a larger suite, because one was available and we would enjoy it more. The room was lovely, large, airy, a beautiful, kingsize bed in a stunning setting. Dinners and breakfast were a treat, eating... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We stayed at Ganora Farm for one evening on our way to the coast. The visit exceeded our expectations. Friendly people, a lovely farm setting, lots of really interesting activities, comfortable rooms and delicious traditional Karoo food.

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Hester S, Owner at Ganora Farm, responded to this review

So good to hear how you found Ganora. Glad you could experience it and hope to be able to welcome you back one day. Kind regards Hester More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed with JP and Hester on route to the Cape. What a nice homely atmosphere on a working sheep farm. We enjoyed a lovely home cooked dinner in a spacious dinning room, meeting other guests in a warm friendly atmosphere. Our room was comfortable and very neat. Excellent value for money. We enjoyed every moment!

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bloemfontein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I will definitely go back, this time I will stay two days. Hester and JP was friendly, welcomed us and showed us everything we needed to know. Rooms was awesome and especially the swimming pool. We went for their 4km walk which was amazing to. I will go back anytime.

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Hester S, Owner at Ganora Farm, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. So glad you enjoyed cooling down in the swimming pool! More 

Jobannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We found a little oasis off the beaten track. What a charming place this is. Ganora is a fully functional sheep farm. We were there during the lambing season which made our stay even more enjoyable. Before dinner, our host, JP, showed us his comprehensive fossil collection.most of which were found on the farm. These fossils predate the dinosaur era.... More 

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Hester S, Owner at Ganora Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Hope we see you in the Karoo again soon! Enjoy your holiday! Hester More 

Bedfordview, Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

During our annual vacation, we typically start the holiday when we leave home and the journey is part of the holiday experience and adventure. As stop over accommodation is usually last on the planning, we have not been able to get a booking until this year. It was also only on the return trip, not the away trip as we... More 

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Hester S, Owner at Ganora Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. A BIG Thank you also for being such easy guests with your request for the wheel chair. We did not know what to expect, but you made it so easy for us. We are glad we could make your stay memorable. Looking forward welcoming you next year at Ganora. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights on this guestfarm which is also an active sheepfarm. On arrival we were greeted by the two chearfull and happy dogs and the owners of the farm. Our room was of a very nice size. enough space for luggaes etc. Bathroom was well equiped and shower worked fine. Everything was clean. Breakfast was good... More 

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Very informative, new experience. The owners are very passionate about the farm and its history, situated a couple of Km from the quaint town of Nieu Bethesda. Lots of great cycling routes, a nice escape from the hassle and bustle of modern life, relaxing time.

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