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Castle in Clarens

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Clarens, South Africa
Castle in Clarens
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an excellent experience. The rooms are opulent and luxurious dressed with crisp white linen and fluffy double thick towels. We loved the sunset area and spent hours there sipping on champagne. wow

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Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed a few days of tranquility at the castle. Very well maintained and good attention to detail. Ordered dinner on the Tuesday, the oxtail was delicious. Not suitable if you don't like stairs. Recommended.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I thought I'd be a little bit scared, just me and my husband out in this strange little castle in the middle of nowhere...but it wasn't in the middle of nowhere and I wasn't scared at all! We had expected some sort of terrible road leading down to it but the road was fine, you just had to take it... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Everything was excellent, from the Venue to the food and hospitallity. Worth every cent. We'll recommend this to anyone. Enjoyed it more than the Palace of Lost City. Well done and keep it up!!! Thanks for allowing us to share in your fairytale!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

After driving through the mountains in golden gate park we arrived at the entrance to Rapunzel's castle. Two large turrets led us through the gate down the long windy road to the castle. What a site when we saw the castle 🏰 in our view, just like in a fairy tale. There were 4 of us on this trip, me... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Amazing place to stay and the food was awesome. The view and the sunset corner, the braai place is really one of the best we have ever had. Wimpy was an excellent host and the food for two was more like for three or four people. We will definitely visit the Castle in Clarence again.

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

What can I say : MAGIC! I will definitely recommend the castle to the whole world. The food was nothing but "Outstanding". Wimpie is such a wonderful caring lady. And all the food was made with the same wonderful caring love. Thank you once again for making our 25th wedding anniversary so memorable. This is definitely a Castle that will... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

As if the utter peace and calm--not to mention the amazing view--- is enough, there's the most amazing sunsets, amazing star gazing, generous and delicious breakfasts ....oh, and of course, ...the whole magical castle to yourself with every possible attention to detail that comes together to transport you to another time and another place. Highly recommended!!!:)

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Stuhr, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Our stay in the Castle was really extraordinary. We loved the sunset corner while having a braai. Beautiful view, comfortable furniture and a surprising breakfast. We would love to come back some time.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This establisment is very nice and is an experience second to none. It was not perfect but what was wrong is easily remidied.We were not aware that it was 5 kms from Clarens PLUS 4.1 kms on gravel. I think this point should be made very clear when booking. We had originally planned to go into Clarens for supper, but... More 

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