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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7350
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good19%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “rock pools” (22 reviews)
    “other guests” (44 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Marie and Grant are your hosts at a truly memorable country house set amongst the mountains and valleys of the Klein Karoo. Accommodation is either in the main house or in cottages set in the grounds. We stayed in the latter and the rooms were...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded yesterday

    Thanks very much David and Maureen for your very kind words! It was a pleasure to welcome you here again and to meet your charming friends. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to the next time! With very...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The Retreat is a beautiful place to stay, tucked away well off the beaten track, you are supplied with everything to make your stay memorable. The rooms are decorated in African design. Breakfast watching birds eat off the bird table and mountain views spectacular. All...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks very much Beverley for your very kind review! It was a great pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to maybe welcoming you again, should your travels bring you this way another time! With many thanks and best regards Marie

    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    The Retreat is one of the most stunning places in South Africa - and the guest houses are situated in perfect locations with amazing views. The hosts make you feel at home and the food is excellent! They have prepared lovely walkways in the mountains...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 5 weeks ago

    Thanks very much Jacob, for your very kind review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and we're happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back! With best regards Marie

    Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

    An oasis in the Karoo, the retreat is an amazing Victorian mansion nestled is a lush green valley. We were well looked after by Marie and Grant, a charming couple who kept us well fed and entertained. Most of the fellow guests that we met...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 20 September 2017

    Thanks very much for your kind words, it was a great pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to a return visit? With best regards Grant and Marie

    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    The Retreat is what I would call a Farm Stay. It is not a working farm today but has all the elements to be a farm, and it a delightful place to stay, so... This is such a pleasant place to stay that I extended...More

    Thank Tim R
    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 18 September 2017

    Thanks very much Tim for your kind review. It was a great pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you again. With many thanks and best regards Marie

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$60 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    "The cottages are separate and very comfortable but the three rooms inside the house are spacious and also..."
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