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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you get out of a plane that has taken you overnight from Frankfurt to Jo'burg where you tried to get some sleep sitting up with no room for your legs other than in an rather strange position you don't want to drive another 450 kilometers to get to the Kruger. This is the place to stopover for the night.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We changed our arrangements fairly last minute and so pleased we did. This lovely small b&B is set high on a hillside with beautiful views. The rooms are delightful and well appointed. Everywhere was clean and inviting. The staff were excellent and Norma stayed and had breakfast with us which was lovely. We chose to stay for dinner which was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A great stopover from Joburg heading east. The Lodge is perfectly driven by professionals with a great attitude for hosting they guests. Best food will be provided. The owner is the perfect chef in the kitchen supported by his motivated team. Keep going it is a pleasure to experience this nice environment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This lodge is a great stopover on your way from Joburg to the Panorama route and/or Kruger. There really is nothing from Joburg until you reach Waterval Boven, so this Lodge is an oasis. The reception was very welcome and the optional dinner was very well made in a very nice atmosphere. Rooms were very large, comfortable with nice bathrooms.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 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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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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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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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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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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 5
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