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Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven

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Farm 88 Doornhoek, 5th Street | P.O.Box 91, Waterval Boven 1195, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend any length of stay. Best hospitality possible with beautiful rooms, views and entertainment area. Holga and team hosted us with great enthusiasm and professionalism. They have a great wine and spirit selection at their characteristic bar to accompany their delicious cuisine. The breakfast too was superb, great spread. Will definitely visit again soon. BRAVO! <3

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Mpumalanga. Room was excellent and the food was amazing. Our room had a private outside area where we could sit and relax and take in the beautiful sunset. Highly recommended.

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

My partner, sister, mother & I spent 3 nights at ACRA. We were keen to have an easy, chilled out time and found this to be a good choice. The property overlooks the beautiful Elands River Gorge. Heated pool was lovely to waste away a few hours in the sun taking in the views. Meals were very tasty. Overall good... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I was so impressed when I arrived in at this beatiful place; I could almost not believe my eyes. The property is ideally situated with a stunning view on the hills. I was there during winter time and already found it very impressive, but apperently in summer it is even more beatiful ... I can imagine! Also, very nice people... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Norma has the most under-rated establishment I've ever been to. We were received with such hospitality that I wanted to stay, despite already having reserved accommodation at a highly rated B&B in town. The rooms are more spacious and luxurious than you can gather from the website, and the views from the deck are the most amazing of the Highveld... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Lovely quite area, with beautiful views of the mountains. Unfortunately, although our room was beautiful, we were in a bedroom near to the bar and kitchen area, so we were able to hear all the people talking and laughing late at night while we were trying to sleep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for one night on our way from jburg to Kruger. Great stop off point and the host Holger is superb. We were very tired but felt very refreshed after our one night. Note it is an intimate place which we liked. As such though it is very slightly dated in places but we liked it a lot. Also the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Magnificent lodge. Need more of these. Nothing too much trouble. Great food, great bar, facilities top class. Would recommend. Had to skip breakfast due to early departure, arranged breakfast packs without being asked. Not many like that.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

As a family of four, we decided to head out to Dullstroom as my sister was in the country. Due to the fact that there was NO accommodation available in Dullstroom we decided to book in Waterval Boven. We received one of their bigger rooms which actually had an amazing balcony with stunning views of the Mpumalanga trails. The accommodation... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My sons and I had a thoroughly enjoyable two night stay at Acra retreat. Superb breakfast and dinners. Warm friendly, personal service from Norma, Leah,Hilda and all the staff. Food was amazing. Highly recommended.

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