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Fairview Historic Homestead

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36 Stander Street, George 6530, South Africa
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Rating summary
  • 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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Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In an ideal world there would be more of these perfectly restored houses used so beautifully for travelling guests. Who would have imagined this crowning jewel is located in George, South Africa? My room had everything in it that one could possible need or want,(even an iron and ironing board!) it was comfortable, spotlessly clean and tastefully appointed. Our host... More 

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Philda B, Owner at Fairview Historic Homestead, responded to this review

When guests appreciate the love and care Desmond and I put into the upkeep of our historic home and the lovely garden we have created, we are just elated. Thank you for those words of appreciation. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens and antiques. Very warm welcome and attention during our visit made our stay a comfortable one. Excellent freshly cooked breakfast. Convenient location for the wedding we were attending and easy access to the lovely beaches of Herold's and Victoria Bay.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lovely place, great stay. Owner called the following day about us having left an item in the room and made arrangements for collection. Sleep quality was affected by other guests in room upstairs leaving early.

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I am so glad you had a great stay non-withstanding the noisy early departure of the other guests. Fortunately departures as early as that come few and far between and fortunately most guests are more considerate. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Fairview is a beautiful place to stay. The historical house, the tasteful decor and the beautiful garden bring a lot of atmosphere to the place. But it is the warm welcome and the generous hospitality of hosts which make this place stand out and make you want to come back, any time you will visit George again. We definitely will!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A very good experience and I will be returning again in the near future, rooms and facilities were all of high standard and they went out of the way to make this a good stay. Wonderfully host and garden

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A beautiful homestead with excellent facilities. Gorgeous garden and very welcoming reception. Nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely recommend and re-visit. Top class amenities, spotless and beautiful linen

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Philda B, Owner at Fairview Historic Homestead, responded to this review

I am very proud of how the Self Catering Annex turned out, so it gives me great pleasure to receive feedback like this.Thanks! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had a great stay at the Fairview Historic Homestead. Philda and Des were very friendly, helpful and accommodating as were all the staff. Our room (self catering flat) was very clean and spacious, it more than met our needs during our stay. The pool and garden areas are lovely and we really enjoyed breakfast everyday - very tasty and... More 

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Thanks for those words of encouragement! More 

Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This historic homestead is absolutely gorgeous and has been very lovingly restored by Desmond & Philda. We had a most beautiful room which was the Honeymoon Suite (although we have been married for 26 years!), and it is furnished throughout with beautifully chosen, but very usable antiques. We had tea and biscuits on the back patio with Philda, Desmond and... More 

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Thanks for those words of encouragement! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We were welcomed by the exquisite garden of this place. We spent a bit more than a week in this estate and have experienced the best service ever. All thanks to the friendly people, very hospitable and they go out an extra mile to ensure that we are as comfortable as possible. The room I was in was beautiful with... More 

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Philda B, Owner at Fairview Historic Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay in our newly renovated Annex - I'm tempted to book myself into that one for Christmas! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A wonderful stay in a beautiful place that marries historical significance with friendly hospitality. The room, with personalized name plate, was quite magnificent, complete with its own fireplace, chaise lounge and 4 poster bed. The staff were friendly and helpful and I have no hesitation in recommending Fairview to anyone looking for a stay that is very much high end... More 

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Thank you for the review. We like to think that Fairview is one of those hidden gems of George! More 

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