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Kings Grant Country Retreat

Sutherland Farm | District Road 527, Ixopo 3276, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My single room's accommodation was welcoming, homely, clean and very comfortable. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The setting of the retreat was relaxing and a walk around the property was interesting. The chapel and the old mill certainly have much history. The breakfast was hearty and the evening meal's selection was very good. A definite stop over again... More 

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Johannesburg
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The place is lovely with gardens and walkways the food was really delicious. We enjoyed our stay if you want to be off the rat race. With a chapel and variety of rooms the place is caters for different travellers. For those who want a quiet peaceful retreat this is ideal.

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Our group of travellers were on a tour of selected 1880's Trappist mission stations. A bonus was to be accommodated on this former mission station, in delightfully adapted accommodation previously housing nuns of the Order of Precious Blood and members of the Trappist order. I stayed in a cottage named Hermitage 3, with twin beds en-suite which was luxuriously finished.... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Situated near to Ixopo in Kwa Zulu Natal, the Guest House was previously a Trappist Monastery and offers a variety of accommodation choices from a fairly small bedroom (on suite) to very spacious accommodation called the “honeymoon suite”. The food was outstanding and varied and the service and attention we enjoyed was 100%. The buildings were built around 1890 and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Wow - what a little Gem of a place, its like stepping back in time. The gardens are beautiful with flowers,butterflies and birds abundant. The food was delicious and well presented. I left feeling very relaxed which was a much needed treat. Thank you! Bernice

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Unexpectedly charming, with a lot of history if you're interested. "Wild", indigenous and spacious gardens to walk around in, and beautiful old (Trappist Monk) buildings. The Superior rooms are very comfortable, although a little basic but with a good TV bouquet selection. Cell signal is almost non-existent, but that is probably a perk, and free Wifi is available. If there... More 

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Mtunzini, South Africa
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

An easy hour's drive from Pietermaritzburg, nestling in the romantic St.Isidor Valley, King's Grant Country Retreat can be found. Ideally situated, we stayed on a dinner bed and breakfast basis for two nights while on business in central Ixopo. Built in 1891 by German Trappist monks, we were captivated by the charm and rustic appeal of the place. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Kings Grant built in 1891 is nestled in the heart of the Isidor Valley in Ixopo, approximately 1,5 hrs from Durban. I had a weekend stay. My first thoughts, hmmm interesting. We were greeted by Cheryl, pleasant and friendly, reception area, bland with some interesting paintings and a couple of items for sale. We were shown to our room, quite... More 

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Winterton, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed in self catering accommodation - a superior room and a standard room - both were surprisingly spacious with the superior room having the benefit of a much appreciated fireplace, a separate eating area, a full bath and a better kitchen. The beds were cosy and comfortable and the standard of furnishing reasonable and clean. In the kitchen, a... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Mixed feelings at first, as the rooms was a bit dirty with spider webs in some areas etc. But, the rooms are very spacious and has a nice fireplace in the "lounge" area. Very quiet and relaxed place, nice surroundings on the farm if you walk a bit. The food though is delicious! Breakfast is included and dinner option is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Kings Grant Country Retreat

Address: Sutherland Farm | District Road 527, Ixopo 3276, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ixopo
Price Range: $62 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Grant Country Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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