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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Just spent 2 nights at the Glamping site and as usual our hosts were excellent . Thanks Rick, Sue and the staff . Everything was top notch . Makes one realise what a beautiful Country we live in . Once the restoration work is complete I am sure the Manor house will also be a hit.

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Hoopstad, South Africa
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Highly recomended ... Amazing hosts .... Great food ... Glamping a must .... The deck in the cave was the highlight of our trip ... catering was done to perfection ... staff on duty was helpful ... the glamping site can house 28 with ease .... warm water and clean toilets and showers ... all in all a great getaway...

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

Thanks very much Leriche. This sort of thing makes a difference. I read this out at our morning meeting and everyone very chuffed . Thanks again for choosing us .

Reviewed January 16, 2017

We recently had a birthday bash at the Prynnsberg glamping site. There are no adjectives that can accurately and sufficiently describe this amazing experience. The venue is mind-blowingly beautiful, as you look out over the Freestate landscape with its sandstone mountains and rolling green meadows and farmland. The site itself is one of a kind with an open air kitchen,...

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

Thanks so much Liesel. Really great of you to do this. It's given the team a real lift and all eyes on our trip advisor reviews at the staff meetings going forward.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We had the privilege to stay in the Prynnsberg Manor House for two weeks with a group of old friends, kids and dogs. We had an absolutely fabulous time and will look back to our New Year's holiday with great fondness.

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

So sorry to respond so late. As if in a Newberry timewarp I have only recently become alive to these reviews. Just to say that Mamarena and her team said wonderful things about you guys and the pics and the art that came out of your stay just incredible. Being dog people ourselves we know what a wrench it is...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed January 14, 2017

We just spent the most beautiful & relaxing family time at Aran, Prynnsberg Estate. It is an unusual South African gem. The eclectic Manor House with rich history and multi-layered stories and the exquisitely decorated Aran in its classic setting, takes you on a historical journey to a grand era of the past. We explored the estate with the kids,...

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

As I was saying to one of the other reviewers we have been in our own time warp when it comes to Trip Advisor and are only coming alive to the importance of it now ! Thanks so much for the encouragement . We need it. And these really help with staff motivation and awareness. Thanks again

Johannesburg
Reviewed January 9, 2017

My partner and I spent a fabulous week at the Arran (Huntsman's) Lodge at Prynnsberg. The views are spectacular and the setting is ideal for a break away from the city. Our only gripe was that the refuse was not removed regularly enough and the cottage was not serviced daily, as originally indicated.

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this. And so sorry for responding so late.I was aware of the review some time back and we had a long discussion about it with Mamarena and team but very poorly on my side I've only just stumbled upon the facility of a management response. Seems like there was a misunderstanding and misinterpretation of an...

Grahamstown
Reviewed August 20, 2016

A most memorable weekend, stepping back into history. We could not have chosen a better venue for our 10 year family reunion, which will now become our annual venue. Thank you to the staff who helped make our weekend unforgetable.

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RickMelvill, Manager at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much guys. Cant wait to show you the great leap forward in terms of the Manor House bathrooms

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This was our second visit to Prynnsberg. I loved every minute of it both times. I am totally enthralled by the Prynnsberg story and enjoy wandering the manor house, gardens and grounds romanticizing about Charles Newberry, grand parties and debauchery... I imagine it to have been the African version of Downton Abby. Rick and Sue Melville have done a superb...

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

Hi Shane by mid May we will be ready for that return inspection trip ! Even if you are just driving by please give us a ring. Thank you for all your encouragement. I may be up for a 'straff-dop`' from Trip Advisor here for one of the slowest responses to a review of all time but thank you so...

Terena
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Arriving at Prynnsberg having read the reviews on this site, the tiny understated sign on an equally understated sandstone gatepost teased, but also offered little notion of the wonders to come. The trees flanking the drive hinted at a sense of purpose, offering a semblance of structured Victorian landscaping, whilst also blurring inexorably into African wildness. Up the endless driveway,...

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

Well today was the bluest of mondays - made all the harsher by the chocking fog of restoration dust and the sound of the angle grinders making short work of the coffee room walls . And then a really serious bull fight to top it off where not even the roar of "charging" Landrover Defender could separate them . But...

Reviewed April 25, 2016

Takes you back to a bygone era, old and mystical reminiscent of grand parties and grand living. We stayed at the main house. Large rooms and such gorgeous attention to detail. A stunning work in progress. The bath-house is a must! Glamping site looks like a fun experience for a bunch of friends. Cannot wait to see the end result.

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RickMelvill, Owner at The Prynnsberg Estate, responded to this review

By the end of May we'll be more or less be done and dusted ! Thank you for such an encouraging piece and looking forward to showing you Prynnsberg transformed .

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The Prynnsberg Estate is a country house situated just outside Clocolan in the Free State in stunning grounds. This beautiful house is available for hire, in its entirety, for weddings and as a workshop venue for artists and intellectuals. ... more   less 

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Address: R26, Clocolan 9735, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Free State > Clocolan
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Price Range: $14,963 - $24,939 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Prynnsberg Estate 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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