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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

February 3 had dinner Chicken livers rich sauce poorly presented-gray sludge. soup ok but why huge slabs of pamisan Prawn on noodles with rich butter sauce . Prawns solid very poor lamb wellington , meat overcooked

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights at Cleopatra to be near Highmoor for flyfishing. The rooms are cozy and well appointed. The lodge is partially build over a trout pond and the views are spectacular. Much at Cleopatra centers around food, and we loved it! They have a good wine selection and service is excellent. Excellent place to get away from... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We had a lovely spacious and well-appointed room overlooking the river, with views towards Highmoor beyond, and from the veranda we watched birds in the reeds below. We had a warm welcome from all the staff, and throughout our stay nothing was too much trouble. The food is given a lot of prominence, and for much of the time is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you are looking for a remote location in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Cleopatra Farmhouse ticks all the boxes. You enter the Farmhouse through a beautifully well kept herb garden that opens onto the trout pond. The staff were extremely welcoming and you are instantly served a measure of the excellent house lemonade and a cold towel.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Nestled in the foothills of Mount Cleopatra in the Drakensberg is the very quaint Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse. Rustic, original and beautifully set we enjoyed our stay here. The area is blessed with stunning birdlife and is just a short drive to the top of the mountain, the only other area apart from Sani Pass that you can drive close to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We spend I night at Cleopatra's on our way down to Durban as a treat. And what a treat it was - beautiful surroundings, great staff who where extremely helpful, cosy and comfortable room. The food is the reason we went there and it did not disappoint. Dinner was remarkable and at breakfast I was bowled over by the omelette... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

I was taken to Cleopatra as a birthday surprise. It was incredible. From the breathtaking views to the warm and inviting rooms, this is the ULTIMATE romantic getaway. I'm not even going to describe the food as literally hundreds of food publications have done so already, but just do yourself a favour and book for a truly special wedding anniversary... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 days in a standard room, which was large, well equipped (albeit a bit quirky) and part of a block of 6 rooms a few yards from the main house. All meals were in the main house, as were drinks or snacks during the day. The Farmhouse is situated at the end of a 7 minute drive... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Cleopatras warm hospitality starts in the driveway on arrival. All staff including rainbow trout make an effort to welcome visitors and make one feel at home. Food is good and generous. The setting of this place is beautiful. It is an expensive destination. I dont know if serving brocolli in any form is really ever a breakfast wow factor. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Had an amazing "house" to myself which was great. However, arrived after a 10 hours drive in the afternoon, but couldn't get anything to eat (lunch or other meals you get only by pre-order). In the evening you have to wait until everybody gathers in the lounge. Then the manager runs through the menu before you finally get to the... More 

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Additional Information about Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Address: Highmoor Road, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Price Range: $292 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Hotel Balgowan
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Kwazulu Natal
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse South Africa/Balgowan
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