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Castle in Clarens

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Edenvale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wimpie was an absolute gem with attention to every detail on every level. Always helpful and friendly, with on of the most fantasylike surroundibgs and buildings. What an unforgettable getaway! Every detail was catered to and the food was always warm. Wimpie was extremely amenable to any changes is schedule and very accomodating.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing time with my Husband. It is an amazing experience entering each room, reliving the fantasy of Rapunzel. Time to relax, read books, go for long walks and drinking in the atmosphere only available from this Region. A must return location.

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Thank 496joanied
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Billed as Rapunzels Castle, this was an amazing experience. My kids absolutely loved it, and so did we. It is quaint, and has a lot of stairs (my fitness tracker had me climbing 60 floors a day), but the attention to detail, and the overall experience, was truly magical.

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Highly recommended for the young and old. A MUST on your bucket list! Attention to details, furniture, service, garden, finishing are all amazing and breathtaking. Food was so tasty and worth it. I will definitely go back.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a magical experience! Beautiful setting and peaceful surroundings. So unique and unusual. Kitchen fully equipped with even an ice machine. And those night gowns feel like a hug. Real 5 star quality!

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Sargans, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the castle! It was just like in a fairy tale! Every last detail was perfect and breakfast was a huge treat! Treasure chests filled with everything your heart desires (from jams, yogurts, juice...) and the cooked eggs with ham, sausage, tomatoes... Everything just absolutely perfect! We will definitely stay here again! Plus that the...

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1Thank macnumen
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was a childhood fairy tale come true! Excellent service! Attention to detail is absolutely fantastic. It felt like stepping back in time. What an experience! I will definitely be back. Thank you.

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Pretoia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It was a true fairy tale experience, with a view out of this world. I felt like a princess. You get value for your money, it is clean and the rooms is awesome. I will most definitely go back. Amazing stay.

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1Thank sarliap
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 30 September 2016

On the 6th of November 2006 my wife and I got engaged here. Almost exactly 10 years later we came back on the 17th of September 2016, but this time we were not alone. We brought our daughters with us and it was really special. Aged 4 and 7 their little girlie minds could not comprehend the reality of it!...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This castle is absolutely magical! We stayed for two nights, and opted for to have meals included. Everything was perfect, from the decor to the food! My only suggestion for the owners would be to either raise the upstairs bed or get lower bedside tables - I did roll over one night and hit my head on the edge of...

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Additional Information about Castle in Clarens

Address: Clarens, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Price Range: RM368 - RM599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Castle in Clarens 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you can't climb stairs, go somewhere else. If you can, stay here and feel like a 5 yr old again.”
  • Fit for a princess (or two in my case)
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rapunzel's room and the lounge”
 of 5 bubbles Rudi456, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to book at least one meal with tannie Wimpie. It's VERY good.”
 of 5 bubbles Breedster, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“magical, great views, middle of nowhere”
 of 5 bubbles al12ki, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The stairs are steep and this might be an issue for the elderly. If you are staying with children bear in mind the layout of the castle- there is a double bedroom (en-suite) and lounge area on the groundfloor with a kitchen and outdoor lounge/braai area on the second floor and the main bedroom on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles SHOPPAMICH, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
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