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Fairview Historic Homestead

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36 Stander Street, George 6530, 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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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what can I say, was absolutely impressed at the personal service and the little touches. Heated floors and towel racks. Gowns for use, milk left in fridge for tea and coffee. Electrical blankets on beds. Breakfast made on request. A pleasant hostess. I would recommend this place to anyone staying over in George.

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

I had such fun decorating our Self Catering Annex and we did not skimp on quality and luxury - so very happy to hear your appreciation. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent a night at this gorgeous historic B&B. The grounds are immaculate and the gardens make me very envious! The furniture in the public spaces are simply beautiful. We had an outside, upstairs room which was lovely as we could sit outside to catch the late afternoon sun while enjoying a beer. With an electric blanket on the bed... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We only spent one night at Fairview Historic Homestead, but our stay was thoroughly comfortable and our hostess could not have been kinder, or more charming. I wish our business could have kept us there a day or two longer! The room was spacious and delightful. The bathroom convenient, with an enormous shower and plenty of hot water. Not only... More 

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

A satisfied guest is our greatest reward - we look forward to the next visit! More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We hope to see you again - if not in George then at your B&B! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Philda B, Owner at Fairview Historic Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I told Desmond you mentioned his garden and he thanks you for that too. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Philda B, Owner at Fairview Historic Homestead, responded to this review

Thanks for those words of encouragement! More 

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