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Grabouw, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are lovely, the breakfast very good and the Sunday lunch was the best we have encountered in the entire Overberg area. Very good selection of wines including Raka. The hospitality is more than 5 star. The area is very beautiful with well kept garden areas and green pastures overlooking the Kleinrivier Valley and Mountain

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

So wonderful to get this feedback, baie dankie... Happy that you had a positive experience, and we do hope to 'encounter' you again at the guest farm & restaurant! :-) Warm regards Elsabe

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We enjoyed a relaxing weekend at the Stanford Valley Guest Farm. The cottages were lovely and the food in the restaurant was delicious. We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed relaxing and exploring the beautiful surroundings.

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

many thanks for the review, we are glad you enjoyed the stay as well as the Manor House meals. thank you for choosing Stanford Valley, hope to welcome you back one day - with best wishes for a beautiful week! Elsabe

Cape Town Central
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Rooms are lovely, and the hospitality was even better. The swimming dam is an easy 5 minute walk away, with a quaint jetty and pristine water. Stanford has many lovely breakfast and dinner spots, but our favourite dining experience was onsite at the Manor House. Sublime! So looking forward to the next visit :)

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

and WE are so looking forward to your next visit, Francesca :-) thank you for this lovely review, as well as for already sending guests our way - we enjoyed welcoming them so soon after your visit! with warm regards, until a next time Elsabe

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We were a group of 20 people that went for breakfast and finished with lunch/wine! The food was fantastic, so fresh (from their own herb and vegetable garden) and the attention to detail and the service are amazing. Huge lawn for kids to play. Will be back soon.

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

ah - excellent to know you will be back soon, we are looking forward to that day! really appreciate the kind feedback, with warm regards Elsabe

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Very impressive attention to detail in all aspects of hospitality, food and wine. Elegant and tasteful, with a truly spectacular natural setting. The accommodation is charming and comfortable and the staff very friendly and helpful.

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

thank you for this review, Walter - it is much appreciate, and glad to know that all-round you had a positive experience. We really enjoyed having you all around from late-breakfast-til-late! :-) Warm regards Elsabe

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, beautiful setting and views. Would not recommend for a romantic weekend during high season though. Limited privacy in the Fynbos and Sagewood units. Had the unfortunate experience of being adjacent to families who were very loud, no regard for other guests and had undisciplined children. It was definitely not an oasis of calm. Beware that the self-catering accommodation...

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I need not have brought my favorite pillow. Theirs was nicer! Quality linens and soaps and lotions graced our charming (and well equipped) vintage cottage with its wonky old whitewashed walls wider than the span of my hand. From our private patio we looked over the lavender bed and watered lawns to the drama of folded mountains that, from a...

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

What a beau-ti-fully written review... thank you so much. it makes one appreciate this lovely place all over again :-) we certainly hope that you will be making that point of returning again and again - we are already looking forward to the next visit! Warm regards Elsabe

CapeTown : South Africa
Reviewed November 25, 2016

An unexpected , but most enjoyable short stay, our reception was warm and welcoming on the part of the staff and owner/hostess, the en-suite room suited our needs for our short stay 100%, simple, clean and tastefully appointed (and private!) , great artworks , a comfortable bed , nice bathroom (hot water comes if you wait a bit and the...

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

it is always lovely having lovely guests! thank you so much to you both for the visit, albeit short - we certainly look forward to a longer kuier next time! :-) Warmest regards Elsabe

Reviewed November 17, 2016

Lovely gardens & chalets, coupled with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The chalets were charming inside & out, with some lovely additions likes the fireplace & braai area. Very comfortable beds and the living spaces were amazing. Very cute indeed. A little disappointed that there was no hot water - especially as that was what we were craving after...

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

you are too kind... i certainly would have been more than 'a little disappointed' if not hot water at any time of the day - and of course even more so after a freezing dive!! our sincerest apologies. a new filtration system was installed during the 2nd week of November, and 'teething problems' fortunately now sorted (from tripping the geysers...

Reviewed November 15, 2016

surrounded by greenery and tranquility . the rooms are nice and cozy, with the ability to turn on the wood stove . the owners are very kind . breakfast very good , the cappuccino was better than in Italy!

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Elsabe N, Owner at Stanford Valley Guest Farm, responded to this review

ah - not THAT is a compliment, beating Italy's cappuccinos! :-) many thanks Iris - we enjoyed having you as our guests, and hope to see again soon warm regards Elsabe

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllically situated 10 km from the historic town of Stanford, Stanford Valley Guest Farm provides a restful and picturesque base from which to tour both the Overstrand and Overberg regions of South Africa's Western Cape. Close to Caledon, Hermanus and Gansbaai, there is no shortage of "things to do," but we have plenty of space for hiking and swimming in our large dam right here on the farm. Our accommodation comprises of a total of 19 en suite rooms of which 7 are self-catering. Our restaurant, Manor House, opened its doors November 2015 and is already becoming a firm favorite on the culinary scene! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stanford Valley Guest Farm

Address: R326 | 10 km from Stanford, Stanford 7210, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Stanford
Price Range: $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stanford Valley Guest Farm 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Check the hot water is working..”
 of 5 bubbles VaughanKing, Nov 17, 2016 | Read review
“Just speak to the owners....”
 of 5 bubbles RuthL69, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“Best to consult with the Stanford Valley Team, detailing your requirements and allowing them to suggest suitable accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles DrewHousecpt, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“All are good”
 of 5 bubbles EthneeH, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“We asked for a kingsize bed and shower and we got that, we stayed in no. 1”
 of 5 bubbles MoniqueS897, Jun 1, 2016 | Read review
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