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Olive Grove Guest Farm

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3.0 of 5
N12 Oudtshoorn Road | 15km off N1, Beaufort West 6970, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed overnight towards the end of March on the way to the Cape Coast. We wish we could have stayed longer. Our self catering unit was beautiful and clean. The surroundings stunning. The staff went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. The breakfast in the morning was fab and the Braai packs we had the night... More 

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Dear Michelle Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, it is highly appreciated. We have noted your feedback and will be sharing it with the staff at our morning feedback sessions. The feedback recieved from guests is very important for us, to measure and maintain our service levels. We look forward to welcoming you back soon,... More 

George, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a premier Karoo holiday destination and a superb location. The lodging was perfect as well. It was really worth the effort of travelling from near and far. We received excellent service throughout our stay. The staff was amazing always going the extra mile which made our experience incredible. We all wished that we could stay longer, but we... More 

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Dear Lynette Thank you for your recent review, it is highly appreciated. On behalf of Olive Grove Guest Farm thank you for choosing our venue for your family reunion. I am delighted that your family enjoyed the stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Ron More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there on a work trip for four days and it was the most peaceful place i have ever visited, considering I'm a 'Joburger'. . . Missing the olive jam.would definitely visit again with family....

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good overnight stay at the Olive Grove guest farm. The cottage was spotless and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and the dinner was a typical Sunday lunch with lamb knuckles, vegetables and malva 'pudding'. Next time we would like to stay a little longer.

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Dear HantiMat Thank you very much for your recent review, it is highly appreciated. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our traditional Karoo meals, with your stop over. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully this time for a longer stay. Regards Ron More 

Phalaborwa, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed two days in this lodge, and its was great, The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The dinner (lamb) was amazing) The rooms (motel style) are basic but comfortable. The hole family like to help with every question you will have (directions, wifi, about the live farm, etc...) I really like to recommend this accommodation.

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Dear Casart Thank you for your recent review, of Olive Grove Guest Farm. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. In a recent staff meeting, I gave the team your feedback and it was highly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Olive Grove in the near future. Regards Ron More 

Bathurst, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I indicated in a previous review that if I every returned to South Africa, I would try to stay at Olive Grove again because I had enjoyed it so much. Well I have managed to visit it again and overall thought that it was still good, but I left with a slight sense of disappointment. It has new owners and... More 

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Dear Graham 067 Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. It is highly appreciated. I was very sorry to hear your experience was not as pleasant as your previous stay. Our guide booklet is currently being updated, with all the new processes and activities on offer. Apologies for the guide book not being available when you... More 

Beaufort West, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is the Greates place to escape to when thing get stressed at work. Away from it all, nice, friendly people and staff (feels like home away from home), good Karoo food, Karoo skies and fresh air. Kids loved the goats, chickens and Horses by the Charlets and off course the POOL, they took the MTB trial and loved it.... More 

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Bokka Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback, it is hugely appreciated. I am delighted you and your family enjoyed the time spent at Olive Grove. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Ron More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My family and I stayed at Olive Grove on route to and from our holiday to the Western Cape. Even though they were both only overnight short visits we had such a lovely time. All the staff were extremely friendly, the rooms are nicely laid out with comfortable beds and the home cooked Karoo meals were delicious and very reasonable.... More 

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Emma Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback, it is highly appreciated. I am very please you and your family enjoyed the stay. The team was delighted when I shared your review with them recently. Hope Beef is doing well, please let him know Reg says hi. Look forward to your next visit. !!! Regards Ron More 

Lichtenburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband and myself spent Saterday 03/01/2015 on Olive Grove, on our way back from our coastal holiday.What a wonderful time we had! We went on the sundowner farm tour and what a AWESOME EXPERIENCE! Thank you Ron and Ashley the tour was excellent.Food was delicious and we have experienced friendly Karoo hospitality.We will most definitely be back .Thank you... More 

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Guido and Stansa Thank you very much for taking the time to give us a review, it is highly appreciated. Thank you for the informative chats on the stoep and I will certainly look forward to visiting Lichtenburg and that cup of coffee. We look forward to your next visit to Olive Grove !! Regards Ron More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights at this beautiful farm and we had a very special experience! The owners passion for this farm and the Karoo, is absolutely inspiring! Thank you very much to all the staff for their friendly Karoo hospitality, we will most definitely be back! Gawie en Linda Rossouw and Caresa Combe

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Ronald S, Owner at Olive Grove Guest Farm, responded to this review

Hi Caresa Thank you very much for the review and taking the time to give us feedback, it is hugely appreciated. We wont forget the farm tour we had together, when it started to rain and hail in the Karoo. Thank you for sharing this precious occasion with us. We look forward to hosting you shortly again. Regards Ron More 

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