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    Driekwartblou Guest House

    R58, Schalkwykskraal | Between Gariep Dam town and Venterstad, Schalkwykskraal 9922, South Africa
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This working farm is a treat and perfect stopover to break that Cape journey in half. It's quiet, sparkling clean with crisp white linen, and great views over the garden, farm and onto the never ending Gariep Dam. Walks / cycling into the nature reserve...More

    Thank Sue B
    Response from CarinavdWalt, Owner at Driekwartblou Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you Sue for taking the time to write this review. Guests like you, on the other hand, being so thoughtful and caring about the farm and our well-being, truly made you feel like family. Hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    Gariepdam was the big surprise of our trip in South Africa. We had booked it simply as a stopover in the middle of a long drive, but it was much more than that. Driekwartblou is a sheep farm in the Karoo at the Gariepdam. The...More

    Thank Wieke1
    Response from CarinavdWalt, Owner at Driekwartblou Guest HouseResponded 6 September 2017

    Thank you Wieke for the kind words. It was lovely to have you here. It is a privilege to see our part of the World through your eyes - it open ours to what we have around us every day. Hope we will see you...More

    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    We arrived as the sun was going down over the dam. The cottages look out on a nature reserve (stone's through away) where you can go through the gate and walk straight into the reserve. We saw several buck and other wild animals. The cottages...More

    1  Thank JacquiTaylor2013
    Response from CarinavdWalt, Owner at Driekwartblou Guest HouseResponded 6 September 2017

    Thank you for your positive review Jacqui. It was wonderful to have met you and to know there are people out there working hard for the well being of the farmers in South Africa.

    Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

    We woke up this morning with the most spectacular view onto the Gariep! Driekwartblou felt like home! White linen, warm and snuggly duvets and extra blankets and the best home cooked dinner! After a week of being away from home this was a good change...More

    Thank Pieter L
    Response from CarinavdWalt, Owner at Driekwartblou Guest HouseResponded 20 May 2017

    Thank you for the kind words, Pieter. Was lovely to have you here for the second time.

    Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

    Every time we sleep over at this guest house we wish we could have stayed a day longer. The rooms are meticulously clean and tidy and very comfortable. We were treated like family and received a hearty meal. The kids got to feed the lambs...More

    Thank Karlasik
    Response from CarinavdWalt, Owner at Driekwartblou Guest HouseResponded 4 May 2017

    Over the past view years, we have seen your kids grow up. Wonderful to have guests coming back - feels like saying goodbye to family when you leave. Thank you for the kind words.

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    "All the rooms are great; there is also a family unit available."
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    "ask for a cottage with a view over the dam"
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    "A tip to choose the best room ?? No, I haven't all is 10 out of 10 !!"
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    "The family room facing the dam is perfect for a family with children and has self catering facilities."
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