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Buiten Verwagten Guest House

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent stay.Great room ( Victorian). Lovely grounds, safe parking. Great evening at Polka Restaurant within walking distance.Will love to return.The hosts are friendly and helpful. Graaff Reinet is a great place.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed in this guesthouse three times over 15 years and it remains grand and lovely. The current manager is very kind and accommodating. Our room was inside the main house yet quiet and secluded. Breakfast is good with lots of choices. Accommodating for children as well; our room was a family room with a queen size bed plus a... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have now stayed here on numerous occasions and it is really a great place to stay. Staff are so friendly and the bedrooms are neat, clean and decorated really nicely. The breakfasts are great and overall it is a really nice place to stay.

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Montagu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much Lizelle, your warm and friendly welcome and beautiful historical home are highly recommended. You have created a very special atmosphere, and the breakfast was ample as promised. We will definitely visit again in future.

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Strand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I booked on very short notice, the owner was friendly and helpful.... Clean room and a warm comfy bed. Good breakfast with great coffee. The guesthouse fits right in with the antique feeling of Graaf-Reinett.... I was happy customer......

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Bothaville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We enjoyed the phenomenal Victorian room and this was the best experience of our stays at Buiten Verwagten Guest House. The old fashioned touch, together with the warm and welcome atmosphere was combined with very good and friendly service. This was not the first and will definitely not be the last time that we will visit.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Buiten Verwagten in December 2010 and always wanted to return. We stayed over on 2 January 2016 and found it to be as good as we had remembered. We stayed in the chicken run with our 2 sons (age 14 and 11) who said that their beds, a single and a pull-out were very comfortable. Often children's... More 

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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Buitenverwagten is one of the best guest houses in Graaff-Reinet, with lovely, spacious and clean rooms. They also have a swimming pool and braai area. Safe parking for my car was a great bonus. Our host, Lizelle van Jaarsveld was very friendly and made us feel right at home! Definitely 10/10 from us!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Upon arrival we felt very welcome and was shown our room which was tastefully decorated. Breakfast was delicious and the staff was very friendly. It is a LOVELY in a beautiful town and we would gladly visit again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed on arrival in manner which Peet received meafter numerous rings of a bell at the gate. We did book inside parking. My husband waited at our Landrover at the closed gate and I went looking for anybody to help me. They had a group of locals coming for bible study and I felt he was so rushed to... More 

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Buiten1, Owner at Buiten Verwagten Guest House, responded to this review

We were busy with renovations near reception and asked our guests to use the side door and not the door at reception. You had to wait for your bell to be answered because both bells rang at the same time and I had to attend to them separately causing you to wait for about 30 seconds longer than normal. I... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Karoo Victorian-style home, in the shade of Jacaranda trees, was built in 1840 by a transport carrier and is now a national monument. Buiten Verwagten has a reputation of providing luxurious modern comfort. Peet and Cheré invite you to enjoy their heritage home set in a formal Victorian garden nestled in the heart of historical Graaff-Reinet. Together with two luxurious rooms in the main house, there are three self-catering garden suites, with air-conditioning, for those who value their privacy and independence. Buiten Verwagten has a reputation for excellent unobtrusive service, which includes a buffet breakfast. For added pleasure, there is a lapa at the main pool area where you can relax, enjoying the beautiful garden that surrounds this gracious house.For your peace of mind off-street parking is available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buiten Verwagten Guest House

Address: 58 Bourke St, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range: $65 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Buiten Verwagten Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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