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Beacon Vlei Guest Farm

Beacon Vlei Farm b3 d144 | Balgowan, Balgowan, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cottages” (7 reviews)
“bass” (3 reviews)
Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I have read some of the other reviews and must admit that there is some truth about the interior not being as good as, for example, the Oyster Box. However, Beacon Vlei doesn't claim to be a 5 star hotel. It is countryside farm living...More

1  Thank brandonnfam
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Fantastic place , beautiful dam full of big, healthy fish, ideal if you are a fisherman we had an amazing time! Peace and quiet with amazing scenery!! The staff were very friendly and the chalets were fantastic , heaters to keep you warm, DSTV to...More

1  Thank keeganhines
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had an amazing time here. The cottages are beautiful and cozy. My first fishing experience was absolutely great, even in the cold weather. This is definitely the place to be to get away from the city and spend some quality time...More

1  Thank kirstc93
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed our stay at beacon Vlei. A Friend had booked 3 cottages for a group of 15 of us attending a wedding on the Saturday at a nearby wedding venue. The accommodation was warm and comfortable, as our group had booked 3 cottages I...More

1  Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The venue is stunning but the units need some TLC and it's not big things it's the little things that need sorting out. Fix the blinds and the hooks that hold the blind cords. Kitchen counter could do with a new coat of sealer. The...More

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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Price range
  • US$52 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Number of rooms
  • 10
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  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • KwaZulu-Natal >
  • Balgowan
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"best cottage out of our 3 was the boathouse"
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