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Kwandwe Uplands Homestead

Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District | Grahamstown, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We travelled to Kwandwe with our four boys ages from 20mts, 11, 12 & 13. It truely was an out of Africa experience, it surpassed all our expectations. Kwandwe is a unique and special reserve of extraordinary beauty we didnt want to leave!!! The Uplands Homestead is a gorgeous 1905 farmhouse which is beautifully decorated to maintain its old world... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Kwandwe Uplands Homestead successfully strives to complete a traveler's fantasy about what travel in Africa can be like. They achieve this using a staff of 7 people who are fully dedicated to just you and Uplands. The staff live in an adjacent house steps away from Uplands, so they are fully committed to serving you. For instance, the chef, Bongi,... More

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KwandweManagement, Manager at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderfull expression of your stay with us at Uplands, we will be sure to pass on your feedback to the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back to Kwandwe soon. Festive Greetings! The Kwandwe Family & Management More

Red Lodge, Montana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Stayed four nights with kids and grand kids, six of us in all. The acccomodations are splendid and retain the feel of this old English Farm House. The staff were extremely friendly. The food was gourmet. Julia is a very accomplished chef. The African Brai (BBQ) were a real treat. Morne and his wife are just special in all regards.... More

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KwandweManagement, Public Relations Manager at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your feedback, it is greatly appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Kwandwe Uplands Homestead and hope to be able to welcome you back in the future! Kind Regards The Kwandwe Team More

cape town
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We have just come back from a 4 night stay at Uplands manor with our children (ages 1,4,5). The manor house is beautiful and perfect for a family. The food was good but not gourmet. The staff was very friendly and helpful and really spoiled us. Everyday they had a new surprise for us like a brunch in the bush... More

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New York City, New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We chose this resort because we wanted accommodations for our entire family in one building, and not divided among villas. What a treat! First, the building is old, authentic, and filled with charming antiques, amenities and curiosities. You will find yourself seamlessly affecting an accent. You may look off into the distance wistfully waiting for Robert Redford to fly back... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

6 of us stayed here for two nights in mid-March 2013. We were near the end of a two week trek through the western and eastern Cape. What an amazing way to wrap up the trip. Lovely old, manor house. Exceptional, personalized service from a dedicated staff of about 8 people. Our only complaint (and minor at that) about the... More

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I spent "only" ;( 3 days in Uplands with my family, great experience under all points of view> The location is of indescribable beauty, the house is the one you have always dreamed and the services provided by the staff are not less then 7 stars !!! Melyssa and Morne make you feeling at home and are able to surprise... More

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Durban, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We spent four glorious nights at Uplands Homestead. Looked after by Melissa Morne and Zyo we wanted for nothing. Staying in the Uplands Homestead we were spoilt rotten in terms of food drinks and all aspects of the accommodation. Having our own ranger meant amazing photographic experiences and sightings. Thanks to the entire team for all your kind efforts they... More

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Geelong, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Six friends staying in this amazing house had the most incredible holiday. Previous reviews have described the luxurious house and we were lucky enough to make this our home for 8 nights. We had our own guide, tracker, chef, butler and other friendly staff. We loved our early morning game drives, especially our muffins and Amarula coffee amongst the wildlife.... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Superlatives don't do this private house justice. The house is just amazing with 3 ensuite bedrooms including a master bedroom with sitting area and huge stone bath tub in the bathroom. The dining room is very impressive and the cosy living room with roaring log fire for the cold nights is very welcoming. Outside is a fantastic swimming pool and... More

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Address: Heatherton Towers, Fort Brown District | Grahamstown, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$

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