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Cottage Pie offers self-catering accommodation in a charming thatched home situated just 17 km from the Golden Gate National Park. The cottage is nestled at the foot of a sandstone mountain and a trickling stream, surrounded by a typical English Country Garden that is home to indigenous trees and old-fashioned roses, where abundant bird life and the occasional buck can be spotted. The cottage is just a short stroll into the village of Clarens where local restaurants, pubs, and shops are plentiful. A short 10-minute walk along the little stream is the lake where bass fishing and swimming can be enjoyed. Cottage Pie has 4 en-suite units. All units have separate entrances and can be booked individually Our beds all have down duvets and electric blankets and our bedrooms are equipped with electric heaters for the winter Normal Checking in: between 14h00 and 18h00 Normal Checking out: 10h00 The rooms can be serviced daily at your request Family Unit Upstairs 2 cosy bedrooms , suitable for a family of 4 1x Double Bed 1 x 2 Single Beds Full Bathroom A private reading room with a daybed Downstairs you have a beautiful farm style kitchen with an open plan living and dining area leading out onto an undercover stoep. The living area has an anthracite fireplace to keep you cosy and warm in winter. A guest bathroom is available downstairs. DStv; Guest House Bouquet Free Wi-Fi Upstairs Under Thatch Room The room has a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom Coffee and Tea making facilities with a small bar fridge DStv; Guest House Bouquet Free Wi-Fi Ground level Bedsitter 2 Single beds (can be made up as a king-size bed) and one three-quarter bed En suite shower Small kitchenette for basic self-catering DSTV; Guest House Bouquet Free Wi-Fi Rustic Wooden Cabin The free standing unit, close to the stream where you become one with the mountain and nature around you. Note no TV in this unit . The Cabin is also equipped with a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom. (shower) Small kitchenette for basic self-catering.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We really enjoyed our stay in the cottage. There were special little extra's which really made one feel welcome. The cottage is located almost next to the mountain, so you cannot help to feel relaxed. The only negative thing that I could possibly say, is that the hiking trail
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Clean, quiet, not in the bustle, great bird-life. Not easily accessible if you have a vehicle with very low ground clearance. Karen is a great host, and has local knowledge. Good access to local hikes too.
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The two rooms that we booked were not what we expected. The overview pictures on the website is misleading, the nice table with the view is not available to the guests in the two rooms and the kitchen is far to small and poorly equipped. No bread knife, insufficient glasses, 2
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The Cottage Pie isn't quite the same under new owners' management. There was apparently a complain that our dog barked the "whole" time while we were away for about an hour, which we didn't believe for one moment, as our dog isn't a barker at all. So, we got the impression that
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Absolutely amazing. thank you for an incredible weekend. The accommodation was homely, the views spectacular. Friendly owners wonderful weekend. Quite and secluded our second honeymoon was so special thanks to the Cottage PIE
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Rustic Wooden Cabin-Cottage Pie Guesthouse in Clarence
"The location is at the edge of town, its quite and I think any room there would be fine."
"Highly recommend this establishment to everybody."
"The main house sleeps 4 and I'm not sure about the other options."
"For up to 4 people, the family unit would be really good."
"The upstairs room looked rather nice"
$52 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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