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Farmers Folly Guest House

40 Farmers Folly Drive | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 314 Pretoria B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens surrounding the wonderful old house. The staff are very Friendly and helpful. The facilities are well kept and most importantly clean facilities. We will definitely stay here against drug certainly recommend it to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two nights here whilst en route to the Kruger. The guest house was spotless and the staff were very kind and accommodating. Our beds were very comfortable and we enjoyed that the room had direct access to the pretty garden. Breakfast was generous. If we ever need to be back in Pretoria, we would not hesitate to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Farmers Folly was a truly gem in Pretoria and definitely one of the highlights of my trip. The rooms are big, comfortable, beautifully decorated, with high ceilings and a nice view to the garden. The breakfast is amazing, with a good variety of cheese, bread, fruits and pastries. Daileen is very polite, friendly, helpful, she gave me some tips on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a really lovely stay at Farmer's Folly. The house and grounds are beautiful and peaceful. The service was fantastic and the breakfast had many small touches (like lavender garnishes) which made it stand out above other guesthouses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I enjoyed a very pleasant stay. All aspects was great, especially the front of house staff which were very accommodating! Well done Dalien! Will definately book here again if ever I have to visit this area again.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We stayed in the self catering room whilst attending our son's graduation at Tuks. The room was spacious and well appointed and the self catering facility was very good indeed. The shower room was old fashioned and very small but clean. It has a lovely pool and terrace and would be a great place to relax in warmer weather. We... More 

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Vaalwater, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Spacious and well appointed bedrooms with doors opening onto a beautifully maintained garden. Friendly staff Fantastic Hostess Delicious breakfast Secure parking Will certainly be returning on our next trip to Pretoria

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

In our experience of months travelling in South Africa, Farmer's Folly sets the 4 star standard by which other B&Bs and small hotels should be measured. Our well appointed room was very comfortably furnished, had quality soft furnishings and was light and bright overlooking a manicured garden and pool. High ceiling, large shower room, tea, coffee, biscuits, extensive TV stations,... More 

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We came to South Africa for a vacation and entomological quest. Farmers Folly became our home base as we took multiple short trips to see parts of South Africa. This guest house was one of our favorite spots - everything was fresh and clean. We loved the stained glass windows and the elegant furniture. The garden was beautiful and restful.... More 

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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed there last weekend while doing the Pretoria Marathon. The place is beautiful, with rooms that have window doors onto a lush green garden. Everything as it should be. Nice decoration, very spacious room, great breakfast (including some of the greatest muffins I've ever had). The host, Dalien, was incredibly helpful and friendly, and Paul even drove me twice... More 

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