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Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great rooms, fantastic breakfast, lovely grounds but all this would be nothing without the fantastic Emmy who is the best manager any business owner could have - she runs it like it is her own ! Wonderful staff too - none of the staff can do enough for you. With peanut butter for breakfast.....what more could you want?

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Le Bugue, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a pleasure to stay here with such an excellent service and personal care. Emmy is a huge asset - she, in particular, really made our stay special with all her help and advice. Every hospitality business that wants to succeed should have an Emmy!! Our room was spacious and elegant with good cupboard space, a huge comfortable bed,top...

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by friends this was a little gem. We were bowled over by the incredibly helpful and polite staff and the quality of the whole experience. Breakfast was a flavoursome experience. The hotel is not far from the beach and Sea Point 'high street'. It is also a cheap taxi ride to the waterfront and central CT. We very much...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door, Emmy and her team were nothing but hospitable and dutiful. Upon arrival they had some birthday cupcakes waiting for us and made us a fresh coffee. The first night they made the recommendation of eating at the Codfather, which didn't disappoint. Unfortunately I've forgotten our room number but we were in the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top service ! Everyone is nicely taking care of you even late at night when you arrive the first night from airport. Very nice General atmosphere. Very good breakfast on the terrasse. They are always ready to help / inform you for any request/question you may have.

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Letchworth Garden City, England
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Arrived late but still had a very friendly welcome. Had asked for some wine to be put in our room - much appreciated as was rather substantial cheese platter suggested by Emmy. Very comfortable room. Easy walk down to the sea front. Superb breakfast.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

The clarendon Fresnaye was our first stop on our honeymoon trip in South Africa. Our room was really nice and everyone so lovely and helpful. Emmy greets everyone every morning personally and gives you tips for travelling around or to have dinner. Breakfast is very tasteful and with a great variety of different things (e.g. fresh fruit, muffins, yogurtor vegetables)....

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1Thank Nadine_Ha85
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Beautiful place and great staff who go out of their way to make you welcomed. Emmy, the manager, even went to buy us bubble wrap so we could pack our wine bottles (very important:-) She also went out of her way to ensure restaurants we went to knew it was our 25th anniversary and we got special treatment. She made...

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Paris, France
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We spent 4 wonderful days at the residence last August. The service was impeccable, the staff was extremely smiling, attentive and kind - especially towards our 3-year old daughter - and the hotel is ideally located. The breakfast buffet was fabulous (the French toast with cinnamon and roasted banana is not to be missed!)… and we were given excellent advice...

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

After a long flight and a very late arrival one really needs a warm welcome and as little check in fuss as possible. This hotel delivered in style. That warmth, and helpfulness continued throughout our three day stay. The service impressed as it was apparent that the desire was to ensure guests had a great visit rather than as in...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Clarendon Fresnaye

Address: 67 Kloof Road, Fresnaye 8005, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Fresnaye
Price Range: $149 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarendon Fresnaye 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room 5, standard room, main floor. Very bright, clean with some view of ocean. No place to sit. Opt for a balcony room if available.”
 of 5 bubbles grobinsongow, Apr 5, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Mary N G, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was a bit spotty in the secondary building, if that is important to you. Second floors may have some seaviews. Gardens are lovely.”
  • Private patio
  • Family suite
 of 5 bubbles ocshaffer, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid rooms overlooking main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Markgolf1956, Feb 2, 2016 | Read review
“#7 has a private balcony and very nice views - but you do have to be able to navigate a flight of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles PKMArizona, Dec 5, 2015 | Read review
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