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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place to stay on route to the coast. The owners are friendly and helpful without being in your space. The rooms are spacious and food excellent. The position is first class out of Graaf Reniet so you get the real feel of being in the Karoo.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The self-catering cottage is a good base to explore the region. We were charmed by the beauty of Graaff-Reinet. The Valley of Desolation is a must see and the trip to Nieu Bethesda most definitely more than worth the while.

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed in the self-catering cottage on this guestfarm and could not have been more impressed. The furniture, fittings, decor and amenities were of the highest quality. Hanfi and Johan were gracious hosts; from a tour of the magnificent farm in the morning, feeding the sable, to a homemade milktart that we found outside our front door. The setting is... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was our 3rd stay. We arrived early in the afternoon on the farm, went for some sightseeing in the Camdeboo Park and was back in time for a sun downer on the stoep with a view over the farmlands and mountains. A reasonable priced honesty bar in the bedroom was a welcome surprise. Hanfi and Johan are excellent hosts.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Hanfi and Johan are very gracious and warm hosts at what has now become our overnight spot between Joburg and Plett. It's a beautiful guest farm with stunning views, 10kms outside of Graaff Reinet. Comfortable and clean rooms, elegantly decorated...no need to look further.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We stayed for two nights in Melrose Guest Farm, located just about 13 km south of Graaff Reinet. It is located in a typical Karoo farmhouse of around 1900 lovingly restored. We had a family unit in the main house which gave us plenty of space. We had the mail meal in the house and the main course was of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

Where to start....Well, the farm is in a fairly remote area, 15 km away from Graaff-Reinet. The farm as such is simply boring. When we asked where to go in order to explore it in more detailed, the farmer simply pointed somewhere. That was it and we ought to be aware of snakes. Not even those appeared. The foot (... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We stayed over twice during June and July 2011. The friendly new owners- Johan and Hanfi run a wonderful and very clean guesthouse. The beds are very comfortable with beautiful linnen and the bathroom is clean and spacious with lots of good quality large and fluffy towels. We had great Dinners and breakfasts and the bar fridge is well stocked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

If you want to visit Graaff Reinet, you really HAVE to stay here ! This iis really the best stay we have had during our trip through SA. Karen is the most welcoming host, the rooms are spacious and very clean and the three course meal is superb !! Well done Karen and staff !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2010

Karen & Campbell go out of their way to make your stay wonderful on their working farm. This 4 star guest house is also approved by Portfolio of Country Places & is run at exceptionally high standards along with the friendliness & warm hospitality which puts one right at ease. The 4 course, home cooked dinner of very special Karoo... More 

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Address: P O Box 301, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Number of rooms: 2
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