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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful farm property with great views of the country side. The staff were friendly and accommodating. Rooms were a great size and well kept. Made a pit stop here before driving up the Sani Pass (a must for breathtaking views). Breakfast was simple and delicious - a small variety of cereals and fruit with eggs to your preference. Highly recommend... More 

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Thank bschroederly
Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Much appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your short stay with us and will pass on your comments about the staff to them too. We trust your trip up the pass went well and that the rest of your South African Adventure left you feeling positive about this wonderful place of ours. More 

somerset west
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We overnighted at Karmichael Farm, which was a bonus on our trip to the Eastern Cape. The Rose Cottage is delightful with lovely views across farmlands. Breakfast in The Shed was very good.. Mavis is a true gem and ever so helpful. A quick peek at their alternate accommodation proved to be very well appointed and tastefully varied. Pity to... More 

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Thank rosemills2
Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Rose We truly appreciate your time taken in writing a review. Glad that you enjoyed your short stay. We trust that the rest of your journey went well. We will pass on your favourable comments to Mavis and are grateful for their input. Take care and hopefully see you again in the future Kevin More 

Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A very comfortab!e room, p!easant gardens and good breakfasts. Situated in nice countryside it is a convenient location for a trip over the Sani Pass into Losotho and other local activities. Good friendly service.

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jill Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you were comfortable and enjoyed the stay. Your reviews certainly help others as well when deciding on possible accommodation options. Take care and hope to maybe see you again in the future. Kevin More 

Umkomaas, South Africa
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I recently spent two nights at Karmichael. I stayed in the stables on a self catering basis. The room was an absolute delight. It is spotlessly clean and very charming. I found that the kitchen had every thing I needed for quick and easy meals. The bathroom is huge and tastefully decorated. Karmicheal is just outside Himeville and it is... More 

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Debbie Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us. It is really appreciated and helps others also decide on where to stay. Glad we were able to provide you with a comfortable stay and hope it was all worthwhile for you and your photographic group. This area is certainly a photographers paradise at this time... More 

Meyerton, South Africa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

After an amazing adventure through the Lesotho mountains and down Sani Pass we arrived at KarMichael Farm. Beautiful and tranquil,friendly staff and we were made to feel relaxed and at home. Stunning rooms and spectacular views! Highly recommended!! Will definitely be back!

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Cathy Thanks for taking the time to review us. It is really appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay and were comfortable. Pity you just missed the first snowfall of the year. I am sure the trip through Lesotho would have looked a whole lot different. Kind Regards More 

Wellington, NZ
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The grounds are wonderful. We stayed for 2 nights with a tour group, eating and sleeping at karMichael. It has a relaxed atmosphere and spacious grounds to explore with views up to the land of Lesotho (we went up Suni Pass). The rooms are comfortable, but no TV (and there is WiFi but it didn't work so well in the... More 

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Duncan Thank you for your review. Glad you had a comfortable stay. We have specifically decided not to put TV's in the rooms, and have in fact had more positive than negative responses to that. The folk like the peace and quiet. Making WiFi available to all the rooms was an expensive exercise, but is freely available at reception... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to spend a few days with friends and family! Incredible hospitality from both the staff and the couple who own the establishment. They went out of their way to make sure that we were comfortable. Easy access and ideally located for outings. I can't wait to go back!

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to review us. Always helps us as well as others in deciding on a final choice. We are very happy you enjoyed the stay and was nice to meet and chat to you all as well. We are spoilt with our location and views and if we can assist others to take advantage... More 

Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

We stayed in the Livingstone room. It was beautiful and very comfortable. There were great views of the mountains and nearby wetlands. The staff was friendly and helpful, and dinner at night was very good. Wifi is available in the reception area

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Thank egropp
Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for making the effort to write your review about Karmichael Farm. Yes Livingstone does have great views. We are glad you found it comfortable. The rooms certainly are spacious and I will let our staff know you appreciated their helpfulness. It was great meeting you too and hopefully will meet again some day. More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Beautiful tranquil place with wonderful views. We stayed in Gregg's Cottage which was spacious, well laid out and very well equipped. Felt like home away from home with the attention paid to finer details of the interior décor. Owner was very friendly. Only wish our stay could have been longer. We would highly recommend KarMichael Farm.

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Thank TomHFinnegan
Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Tom thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Your time is appreciated. We are glad to have been able to provide you all with a comfortable place to stay and beautiful surroundings. Many guest have commented on the peace and tranquillity they experience here. It is sometimes a pity that we cannot always stay longer... More 

london
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place set in the perfect location for exploring South Drakensberg and the Sani pass. We left Durban and we found just what we needed, an oasis of peace and serenity. The views from our cozy and spotless cottage were stunning. The bed was super comfortable and the shower was fantastic, great water pressure- perfect after a... More 

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Kevin_McDonagh, Owner at KarMichael Farm Guesthouse, responded to this review

Was an absolute pleasure to have had you both. Interesting to chat to and glad you were able to enjoy the place, the peace and quiet and views. We work hard at trying to achieve high standards and it is great when they are appreciated. You both take care and hopefully meet again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KarMichael is a family run farm. We are situated just outside the Village of Himeville. We have up market self catering cottages and Bed 'n Breakfast accommodation available. Access is easy along tarred roads and guests just love the peace and quiet of the place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about KarMichael Farm Guesthouse

Address: Sani Road, Himeville 3256, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Drakensberg Region > Himeville
Price Range: $61 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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