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Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Farm 88 Doornhoek, 5th Street | P.O.Box 91, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Ottawa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
49 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was our favorite accommodation while traveling in South Africa. Sadly, we were only here one night and arrived after dark because our train was delayed. Despite the darkness, it was easy to find and we were greeted with a warm reception. We had the zebra room which was possibly the largest suite I have ever stayed in, with comfy... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed only 1 night there, beautiful mountain view, delicate room and breakfast, we love everything there except for the Internet bill which costs more than 200 Rand. We complained there was no one informed us that wifi should be charged, we got 50% discount but this could be improved.

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

An excellent resort......comfortable and spacious rooms, excellent service, nice breakfast, beautiful views and an extremely convenient location enroute to Kruger from Johannesburg. Highly recommend this resort.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We only stayed one night, unfortunately. From the outset the communications with Norma the owner and her son Holger were exceptional. The booking process was simple and the owners made one feel very welcome. We were a large group, so booked the whole venue. They went to great lengths to make all of us feel comfortable. To the extent that... More

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed with Holger and Norma on our way from JoBurg to Kruger for one night. The lodge offers an amazing view over the mountains / Waterval Boven. The pool deck is amazing. The rooms were very clean and spacious and the public area very inviting as well. Most of all the service and support by Holger and Norma were... More

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Potchefstroom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

What a great place to stay!!! Norma makes her guest feel so welcome and comfortable. The view from the deck is so beautiful. Dinner and breakfast is of a high standard. Will certainly go and stay there again!

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Waterval Boven, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Accra is a homely retreat beautifully seated with a view over the valley and the stone circles on the other side. The hosts are just wonderful and made me feel at home instantly. The staff is friendly and the breakfast buffet is perfect.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A warm relaxing atmosphere with breath taking views. Warm and friendly staff, thank you for making Vera's breakfast special and memorable. Thank the ladies for singing as well. Will definitely recommend. Look us up if you are ever in Pretoria and come visit us at Bohemian House.

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This huge house will make you feel at home instantly. Great, friendly, unpretentious people running it with a passion for service and flexibility. The tarty barlady and her walk on slipslops was maybe just a bit too present. The breakfast on the veranda was fantastic, no effort was saved to present you with a lot of choice !! Hospitality at... More

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Horsham sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We were looking for somewhere to research where my husbands father was born and found this lodge on the internet. It was a great place to stay and Holger's cooking was super and really well priced. The Zebra room was huge and very comfortable.

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Address: Farm 88 Doornhoek, 5th Street | P.O.Box 91, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Waterval Boven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven 3*
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Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - is situated on the edge of a cliff with magnificent views of the Elands Valley. The property is 11Ha and borders on the Nature Reserve. We have a swimming pool, a kiddy pool, a fully licensed bar, a fully equipped gym and a trampoline for the kids. A full breakfast is served every morning and dinners are made on request. Our motto is peace and tranquility.. We organise tours and trips to the nearby attractions, Steam Train rides, Stone Circle tours, trout fishing, mountain biking, abseiling, climbing and horse riding. Only 2,5 hrs from Johannesburg or Pretoria. ... more   less 
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