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Buiten Verwagten Guest House

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58 Bourke St, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to stay! Comfortable, airy, calm, and stunningly beautiful. The attention to detail is amazing. Super clean and stylish. Great breakfast, nice pool. The location couldn't be better, within walking distance of 2 of the best restaurants in the area. The hosts were warm, welcoming, discreet. Everything was just perfect. I cannot imagine a more perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a cool, calm and stylish place to relax after a blisteringly hot day in the Karoo. The owners are kind and helpful and the pool area is nicely organised with sun loungers and enough shade for those who need it. A beautiful garden and a very pretty breakfast room, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This was our second stay at Buiten Verwagten which speaks for our opinion of it by itself. Our hosts were so welcoming and very helpful with suggestions of where to eat, etc. We had a beautiful room, spacious with lovely furnishings and equipped with DSTV and air conditioning, so all the mod cons. I loved the bath towels. They were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Staying at Buiten Verwagten Guest house is a true Karoo experience. Stunning rooms, friendly hosts and delicious food. I stay at the guesthouse every 6 weeks and each stay is an absolute pleasure. Professional and homely environment at the same time. Definitely a 5 star rating in anyone's eyes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We have had a splendid time at Buiten Verwagten!. We felt welcome from the first moment and were treated with hospitality you can only get in this wonderful town.... Our room was beautifully done with furniture that took our breaths away. Thank you to our hosts once again........ We'll be back. The Roux's

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Welkom, Free State, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As the name suggests, my stay at Buiten Verwagten was truly "beyond expectations" ! From our arrival, we were given a warm and friendly greeting with every concern for our comfort. The rooms themselves are very comfortable, with all the modern conveniences that one would require, such as DSTV (with a very decent bouquet package), air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi connection. As... More 

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Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Hosts are very helpful and friendly and went out of their way to accommodated us to watch the rugby test of the Springboks versus New Zealand. Chere also booked a table at the nearby Polka Restaurant, which turned out to be an absolute wonderful meal. Breakfast the next morning was very good.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Well located , walking distance from center of Graaff-Reneit , and most of the towns attractions , There are some good restaurants close by. Excellent breakfast . Rooms are well appointed. Secure parking. Good Wi-Fi signal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Gracefully appointed Cape Dutch homestead in the heart of the Karoo . The original circa 150 year old Grape vine on the veranda is a central feature of its immaculate garden. Hosts Peet and Chere were welcoming and gracious. An added bonus is the Polka Restaurant within walking distance for fine dining with a Karoo flavour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Guest house is really pretty and the landlord was very kind to us. I don't exactly remember how much I spent, but the room was huge and could easily accomodate our whole family (two adults, and three kids aged 2, 5 and 8).

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