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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

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Highmoor Road, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
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Kings Lynn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a.must if.you like staying in great places and enjoy excellent.food and.wine Unfortunately for us we only had.one night.booked as I would have loved just to sit and relax all day or wander.around d the.lovely grounds and.hillside. some things on the.menu I was not keen on so they juggled things around to accommodate. Excellent you MUST go.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As many people were doing this was one stop along a round trip of the area with a visit also to Fugitives Drift at Rorke's Drift....(also highly recommended) The only downside we were not spending more time here...only one night however from start to finish a great 24 hour stay, setting, staff, rooms, food and the ambience Congrats to you... More 

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Thank Roger A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed 3 nights in this lovely old farmhouse. We had a beautiful room with a huge bathroom and cosy lounge with open fire. We enjoyed some fantastic meals. Breakfast and dinner were the stars, but lunch was also provided on a help-yourself basis. A walk on Highmoor is worth going on to see the beautiful wild flowers. Plenty of... More 

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Thank Holidaymakerx2
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a family for a few days. The children who are teenagers enjoyed canoeing and just the generally relaxed atmosphere. Service was amazing and all staff very attentive and friendly, from our arrival and assistance with luggage to bidding us all a warm farewell.The views of the mountain is incredible and there are a number of hiking/walking... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This two night stay was an experience. So was getting to it, beware the road is pretty dire! The backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains is fantastic, our room opened onto the best view we have had in many years. The seven course tasting menu in the evening was a great deal of fun. We enjoyed the build up of the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unforgettable escape for seeking outstanding cuisine, relaxation, romance, breath taking views, crystal streams and peaceful solitude. One gets welcomed into an intimate farmhouse with quirky décor and a lovely history tale. We didn't get to meet Mouse and Richard Poynton in person but you certainly feel their presence in every aspect! Our hostess, Philippa was lovely and all staff... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quirky place where one goes for tranquility and good food. Not everyone likes the regiminted approach to meals with a talk about the meal before dinner and a fixed menu. Meals are rich in sauces which is a speciality of the chef. Breakfast was disappointing as it is served on the dot of 9am and is a... More 

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geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second visit and we were not disappointed. The charming and very efficient Clinton met us at our car again with a friendly welcome as we arrived. We were served tea and fresh scones on the deck overlooking the lake where we watched the weever birds at work on their nests.The place is a perfect spot for bird watching. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful stay,fantastic food, great staff, lovely surrounding, lots of walks nearby, peaceful. We stayed for three nights, very comfortable room, fireplace in room, had a great experience, will go back again

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Krugersdorp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We’ve been to this delightful spot so many times, we’ve stopped counting. For quirky decor, personal service and the very best, creative farm cuisine, look no further than Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse. Go hungry. An be prepared to be wowed off your feet. Richard and Mouse Poynton have created foodie heaven.

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