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Wilhermsdorf, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice place to stay. The host are very nice und wait for us, because it was later when we arrived. Thank you for the friendly tips to stay and for the diner Restaurants. Nice to see all the fall´s.

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Forest View - it was lovely to meet you and tell you about all there is to see and do in Sabie and surrounds! Hoping to see you again one day soon. Kind regards, Heather

Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, near the restaurants and in town center. Friendly, safe place to stay. A bit older, but everything is there and works. Large rooms en a large (communal) kitchen. The view from the room was superb.

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Roy; much appreciated. Kind regards, Heather

Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place, friedly and helpfull staff. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Will recomend this place in a heartbeat. Walking distance from the restaurants. Thank you for having us. We will definitely be back.

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Kobie; we look forward to many more visits from you! Warm Sabie regards, Heather

Durban
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful stay. Heather was delightful! Fantastic suggestions and helped plan our trip. Great place to stay to explore blyde river canyon. Good food at the pub just up the road! We were enchanted by Sabie.

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Looking forward to another visit, when perhaps Sabie will share even more beautiful and enchanting secret places with you ... :-). Take care

Johannesburg
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Such an amazing stay that exceeded all expectation and would highly recommend Forest View Guest House to anyone passing through Sabie and proved to be such a great base camp to explore what the area had to offer. Great Staff that provided us with all the information and hidden secrets around and the location was absolutely incredible with everything you...

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Hi Warwick - what a lovely review - thank you! Remember, you're expected back at Forest View for a longer stay, with more time to explore all that Sabie has to offer . . In the meantime, all the best!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We only stayed for 1 night (x2 adults and x1 child). The bedroom and bathroom is spacious, neat and tidy. Heather is a wonderful host. She kept in contact with us before we checked in and gave us lots of information of "things to do" in Sabie. The communal kitchen is well equipped. The view from the first floor is...

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind and informative review. It was a pleasure to meet you, and I hope you will one day visit Sabie for a while longer, to enjoy all we have to offer.... Warm regards

Ladysmith, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Forest view guest house, is a lovely place to stay in. It is very clean and the rooms are spacious. We enjoyed our stay. The secure parking is very nice and the guest house is walking distance to restaurants. We will be back!

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Great Guests! Lovely to have, and welcome back any time! Thank you for the super review - much appreciated... :-)

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Very nice place with a nice host. The room was clean and comfi. And the guest house has a very, very large shared kitchen and living room. Nice way to get to know the rest of the guest. We did stay only one night, so we can't tell much about Sabie.

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Thank you for your kind review!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had an amazing stay.the guest house is located where there is a beautiful view.There's a spa next opposite and many other fun places to go to.Mac Mac falls and pools,and God's window.The downfall was just the carpet in bedroom and the living room have a smell when wet.And if your downstairs you can hear noise from people walking upstairs...

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for the review; we do appreciate feedback. It is unfortunate that the much needed rains were so heavy during your stay, and managed to find a way through the open door and windows to dampen the carpets. I'm sure we've all been in that situation before, and can only wait for a bit of sunshine to dry out...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Room was fine with gigantic bathroom! Did not do breakfast but just a short walk to a bar/restaurant, The Woodsman, which did a very good breakfast. Also within easy walking distance of town centre, other good restaurants and the excellent Sabie Brewing Company which makes, and serves, very good "real ale" and decent food.

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Heather B, General Manager at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review Alan, and for mentioning our local Restaurants too! Hope to see you staying with us again one day soon Kind regards

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest View Guest House & Self Catering rests in Sabie - a small Tourist and Forestry village nestled in a softly pristine valley hosting the renowned Sabie River. Endless Pine plantations feather the Drakensburg escarpment mountains surrounding this charming little town, with its variety of Restaurants, Pubs, Shops and treats around every corner. Dining venues vary from a renovated Train Diner Carriage to the Sabie Brewery Co Restaurant, the infamous Wild Fig Tree, the African Elephant, Zano’s, and of course The Woodsman Pub & Restaurant. When the exquisite Waterfalls of Sabie have taken your breath away, and you embark on the wondrous Panorama Route with all of its amazing attractions, treat yourself to a Breakfast Picnic under the trees of Mac Mac Pools, and plunge into the crystal clear mountain stream Rock Pools, just 10km out of town. The Panorama Route offers such a wealth of spectacular attractions, it’s hard to decide which direction to take out of Sabie – the Kruger National Park being just 45km away down the twisting R536, upon which Bikers love to test their lean angles and take in the mossy, earthy smell of the riverbank as the road dips and turns, then snakes its way towards Hazyview and the Big Five. Stay at Forest View Guest House & Self Catering, where it’s hard to get enough of Sabie’s spectacular surroundings, and where there are plenty of wonders still in wait for those who love the outdoors. We have secure parking on the grounds and non-smoking accommodation. Smoking is however permitted on the deck and in the garden. For cycling enthusiasts, numerous Cycling and Mountain Bike challenges are held in and around Sabie, as well as the Long Tom Marathon for runners. Sabie also hosts the renowned SASOL Rally. We offer clean, comfortable and fully serviced - 2 x Double Rooms, 1 x Triple Suite, 1 x 4 Sleeper Self-Catering Apartment and 1 x 5 Sleeper-Self Catering Apartment. Groups of 7 or 16 persons welcome. Check In time is between 2pm and 7pm. Reception closes at 7pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest View Guest House & Self Catering

Address: Main Rd | Next to #94, Opposite #35, Sabie 1260, South Africa (Formerly Forest View Guest House)
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Sabie
Price Range: RM200 - RM324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest View Guest House & Self Catering 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Probably the best room is No. 2, which is more spacious and with views of the mountain”
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“Room no 1 has a beautiful view.”
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“Room 2 is dual aspect and has a fabulous view of the jacaranda trees and the forest.”
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