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Flycatcher Castle

4 Hugenote Street, Graskop 1270, South Africa
Flycatcher Castle
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the Castle it felt like I had known Manie all my life, He made me and my wife feel at home with a lovely glass of Jerepico and a bit of information about the unique and wonderful castle with amazing furniture and wonderful art pieces, We stayed in the Ruby Royle suite and loved every minute... More 

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Tzaneen, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

prepare to engage the owners, the better you get to know them the more interesting your stay becomes, a home away home with a few hidden yet very easy blushing surprises. Food which can easily be a winner on Masterchef or Come Dine with Me but will arouse your taste buds to the extreme. Serenity is the name of the... More 

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Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were very fortunate to stay at the castle in Dec 2014. What an awesome experience this was. Thank you Manie, Jack & Fana. We were treated like Royalty. Manie you always go the extra mile to ensure your guests are at home & treated with respect. The food was exquisite. The gardens........ wow what a sight. This is the... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The entire castle is uniquely decorated, the art is inspiring and the food in mind blowing. The owner went out of his way to make us feel like honored friends, and not just more guests in a hotel. It was relaxing and feels like you are in another era entirely. Closer to home was the feeling of a King's Court... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

It was by pure chance I learnt that the castle existed when I started to plan our latest trip (a wonderful memory by now). We used the Flycatcher Castle as our base and went traveling to nearby sites and towns. The stay and the experience was all very worthwhile. Manie goes to much lengths to ensure that guests are comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The castle,food and all the art are clearly a labor of love. The owner takes special care in making guests feel warm and welcome and caters to their every need. We met a lovely Australian family at dinner,and left flycatcher castle reluctantly, feeling part of a family. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

For a relaxing getaway with the most beautiful views. The food ia the best I ever had and we were spoiled rotten. The rooms and artwork are magnificent. So close to all the hotspots in the lowveld. It was the most relaxing experience I ever had. Manie is so accomodating and a wonderful host.Really a unique experience

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Pretoria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The first weekend of December 2014 we spent at Flycatcher Castle, for a family wedding. Manie Connoway and his team were unbelievable in every sense of the word! They waited on us all hand and foot! Their friendliness and true human spirit is most unusual in my years of experience in hospitality. They went above and beyond. I can understand... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed in the Flycatcher Castle for one night in August 2014 and loved it! The owner Marnie (chef, cook, architect, musician, artist, sculptur and collector) is very charming and interesting person. We thoroughly enjoyed spending time with Marnie to hear about the hotel's history and even got a guided tour through the castle. The amount of work - and... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It was my first time in this part of South Africa, and I couldn't have wished for a nicer place to stay!! We were welcomed by Marnie and the cutest dogs, a nice glass of fortified wine and a pleasant chat, just what we needed after a day of shopping and a drive from Nelspruit. The castle is solid and... More 

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