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Bain's House

80 Schroder Street | Kalahari, Upington 8801, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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cambridgeshire uk
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here one night on our way to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and can highly recommend Bain's House. Our room was large and very comfortable. There is ample secure parking available. The owner and her son were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. They really know how to run a business. It is very rare to find accommodation... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Upington is beautifully located on the banks of the Orange River, but has developed over the last years to an utmost ugly outstretch of scattered concrete blocks overlaid by heavy plastic pollution that covers the whole city. The guesthouse itself is located close to the highway. You can see the Orange River in the distance from the terrace. The front... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a beautiful place with excellent service. The rooms are clean, neat and finely decorated. It provides all the amenities a traveler may need to feel at home. The house even has an interesting history!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Beautiful surroundings and garden, lovely home and comfortable room. Very helpful staff. Delicious breakfast on patio. Eleanor du Plessis an excellent hostess and was very helpful with travelling routes

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Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We stayed at Bain's House after a week in the Kalahari Desert and it was the perfect place to wash off the salt and sand. It's really nicely decorated inside and there's a fantastic water feature in the entrance hall. Our room was really big and the bed was so comfortable - especially after the camp-beds! The bathroom was huge... More 

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Knysna
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This was a stop-over en route, booked at the last minute as our first choice was not available. Our room was a spacious one, with a large bathroom. Clearly a lot of care and attention to detail had been given to furnishing the bedroom. The hostess had showed us around before taking us to our room. As we were a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We stayed at Bains House in July 2012 and what a great experience it was, despite the cold the room were heated up , extra blankets whch are fluffly and warm and when we returned from the Restaurant there was n warm water bottel in the bed and sherry to enjoy before we got into bed. Breakfast was excellent and... More 

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

As we arrived at the airport, I noticed I had forgot to keep their address and fone number. After a kind help of the people in charge of the information booth (at the airport), I finally could call the hostess and she came to pick us up within 10 minutes. As she took us to the guesthouse, she showed us... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2005

Small, but very comfortable guesthouse in Upington; with 3 rooms, garden with pool overlooking Orange River; refurbished in 2005. Abel Jacobs, the host and chef, made my 3-night stay absolutely enjoyable! Will come again! Upington, 80 Schroeder Str. For more info and pics visit my homepage: http://www.pangolin.li/travel_sites/RSA_Namibia_Sep05/UTN_Nama_main.html

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