I really don't understand the high ratings for this B&B on tripadvisor. It wasn't anything special, actually, it was quite bad.
We arrived here late in the evening. You'll have to pass about a mile of stofpad (dirt road) to get to the B&B. The rooms show their age and are clearly in need of updates. It felt and looked a bit dirty - old bathroom, damp room, noisy ceiling fan and a dirty mosquito net over the bed. No airco. I ended up removing the mosquito net and using it as an insect screen for the door, which I left open during the night.
The bed was ok. There was an old fridge in the room, which was ok.
The worse part came the next morning. I wanted to go for a dive in the pool but the water was cloudy and it smelled. I got in to my knees until I decided I'd better get out. During breakfast their smelly and obtrusive dogs kept bothering me. I dislike dogs and the entire situation with them got me on edge, let alone their nasty smell. It left me just wanting to get out of there as fast as possible.
The owner wasn't very approachable. Very closed, not passionate about his B&B at all and he only showed up in the morning to bring us the bill.
Will definitely not come back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Four rooms each with en-suite bathroom: Home-cooked meals on request Horse rides through the orange orchards View the stars of the southern hemisphere Swimming pool Beautiful garden setting Breakfast served on the verandah Malaria free area ! 20 min drive to Addo Elephant Park 45 min drive to Shamwari 30 min drive to Schotia Safaris 50 min drive to Port Elizabeth ... more less
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