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Sir Henry's Guest Houses

437 Short Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
Sir Henry's Guest Houses
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oberhausen
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

For people coming driving from Joburg it is a nice drive. Once you leave the highway the roads and the surroundings offer nice views and the drive will become less stressful. As always on R- and D- routes in South Africa, be careful with the pottholes. We were friendly welcomed and show our room which is pretty and nice. All... More 

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Orvelte, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

At our last stop before Jo'burg; it was perfect. Breakfest and diner were perfect (owner is ex-chief cook). The chat afterwards also. We walked to the town for some shopping. On the first day we had our diner in town. Many good choises.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

This guesthouse is truly a lovely and friendly place to stay. Janine (the new manager) even phoned while we were en route to enquire about our progress and expected time of arrival. We were then greeted by all the friendly "hosts" ... Janine, the cute colourful rooster who even accompanied us into our room (Room 1, "Lafenis"), and the trusty... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Sir Henry's is a great place to stay. Good value for money, large comfortable rooms (some are a little tiered) but very clean and new friendly hosts who just took over. The garden is large, more like a park and very well maintained. The breakfast is great, lots and different. wwe had a flapjack filled with banana, topped with strawberry... More 

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harrisburg, pa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The Innkeeper was very hospitable and made certain our stay was satisfactory. Rooms are a generous size and quite comfortable. The breakfast is served with great care and artistry, and portions are large. You will need a vehicle to travel into Clarens where the shops and restaurants are located, which is at the top of a hill. The entrance to... More 

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Johannesburg
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

The rooms are themed (subtly) and very pretty, the lounge with TV and fireplace is very cosy. A short drive from the centre of town, but still close to everything and very peaceful.

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Arusha, Tanzania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We had a wonderful experience at Sir Henry's beginning from before we even arrived with wonderfully prompt and clear communication with Casper. We enjoyed the warmth (heated floors, electric blankets and a crackling fireplace), attention to detail and, of course, fabulous breakfasts which are a work of art. Would love to return.

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Littleton, Colorado
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The guest house is well situated in a quiet yet close to Clarens' central square location. The room was very comfortable especially the heated floors and electric blanket for the colder nights. The inn was very clean and well maintained. Finally, Casper is an outstanding cook as he provided a full and complete meal that keeps one satisfied most of... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We spent 2 nights at Sir Henry's. Casper is a great host and we were soon very at home. Our room was large, airy and well furnished. his garden is wonderful and a great tribute to his very green fingers. Walk around it with your complimentary glass of sherry before dinner, Sadly a slight misunderstanding about dates meant that we... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Sir Henry's is the best guest house my wife and I have ever stayed in. Everything from the room, the setting, and the breakfast was exemplary. I had read a lot about Casper's breakfasts being the best, and I was not disappointed, they are absolutely phenomenal. Situated just outside of town, but still close enough to walk to, the location... More 

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