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Zur alten Mine

R532/R533, Graskop 1270, South Africa
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Zur alten Mine
Ranked #2 of 14 Graskop B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Zur Alten Mine in Graskop. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Personal touches have added a certain ambiance that cannot be easily found. Walli & Rainer went out of their way to attend to our every need. Our cottage was very comfortable and clean with amazing views. The fireplace was awesome to relax around at night with... More

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Perth, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We spent a few delightful nights here based on the positive reviews of others on TripAdvisor. We spent a few nights in the larger honeymoon chalet and a night in one of the smaller log cabins. Both have all you need for a self-contained holiday: everything in the kitchen, great bathrooms and plenty of space. And braaing facilities. Quiet and... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Stayed here in January 2014. It is not luxurious but is excellent value for money. Very knowledgeable hosts and a good breakfast. The mine shaft still exists together with graves of miners. It is in a good area for site seeing and exploring. I would recommend it as a good place to stay and the proprietor can give details of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

From the views, the grand leafy entrance and the hospitality...this is perfect. There is space between the self contained chalets, a beautiful pond and a great (better than advertised) breakfast. Most of all listen to Rainer when he recommends restaurants and places to visit. He knows the routes, and when the sunlight on the magnificent view points is the best... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

From the moment we arrived at Zur Alten Mine we were treated really well. Rainer made it clear that he was always available if we needed something and all the recommendations he made (restaurants and sights) were all fantastic - not just a recommendation of his friends as you often find when you travel. They truly do want you to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommended for a quiet weekend getaway. Close to great river fishing for trout. The avid bird watcher will not be disappointed by the bird life at Zur Alten Mine Guest farm and it's close to God's window & Kruger. Enjoy!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

For us as a family of five this place was such a retreat for us, it was a home away from home. Great location and natural setting made the experience so relaxing for us all. You will love Rainer and Wilie, nothing is too much for them to see that we were comfortable. Definitely gets our recommendation for those travelling... More

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Lincoln City, Oregon
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

My husband and I were blessed w/ a 5 night stay at Zur Alten Mine just a little over a week ago. Hosts Rainer and his wife Walli, along w/ the family dogs Sparky, Speedy and Susie, will make your stay extra special. Rainer and Walli are exceptional hosts, assisting w/ maps of local area hikes, roads and day trip... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

As a family we had the pleasure of spending a week at Zur Alten Mine in early January 2014. It was a wonderful experience in a most beautiful and tranquil setting, very conveniently located if you want to explore the surroundings. Our hosts Rainer and Walli were most warm and generous and very attentive to one's needs. The rustic cabins... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have stayed in many self catering resorts in South Africa and this was definately one of the best. Great attention to detail in the furnishings, all the creature comforts provided and even some extras. the biscuits (which were topped up every day) were delicious. Rainer and Walli were friendly and welcoming. Even though our stay started with an accident... More

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Also Known As:
Zur Alten Mine Graskop, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Address: R532/R533, Graskop 1270, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Graskop
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Ranked #2 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Graskop
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on the outskirts of Graskop and overlooking the beautiful Mpumalanga escarpment you will find our Guest farm. The name ZUR ALTEN MINE is German and means "to the old mine". In the old days there was a private gold mine on this 10.5 hectare property. Our guest farm is ideally situated to explore the Panorama Route with its spectacular view sites such as Gods Window, the Bourke's Luck Potholes and the Blyde River Canyon . ... more   less 

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