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Piketberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guesthouse offers a level of detail rarely experienced. From a warm and efficient phone call mid afternoon as we travelled to find out what time we would arrive, through a welcome cocktail and accurate advice on where to dine. Roberta, welcoming and showing us around, as well as the owners, demonstrated the same level of heartfelt hospitality. We were...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had the most comfortable stay at Aa'Qtansisi. The bed gave us a great night's sleep and the mosquito net was very welcome on a warm night when we wanted to leave the windows open. We had been recommended a restaurant for dinner, but it was booked out, so the woman that greeted us made us a booking at Polka,...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely guesthouse, elegantly decorated with an late 19th century / early 20 th century antique style. Very clean and neat and good value for money. The hospitality of the owner and staff makes one feel right at home as the owner goes the extra mile in making you feel at home and comfortable. Definitely worth staying at! Thank...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful atmosphere and a very beautiful guest house. Attention to detail. Breakfast was great and the staff if extremely helpful and friendly. The rooms have a home away from home feeling, but with luxury.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Unfortunately we stayed only 1 night at Aa' Qtansisi Guesthouse as a stop over before driving to Plettenberg Bay the next day. I would recommend to stay at least 2 nights in this wonderful Bed & Breakfast. Owner and staff alike are friendly and try to help where ever they can. Each room is individual decorated and you can see...

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Despatch, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been going to this beautiful town on a regular basis and always stay at this guesthouse...why? To us service has even become better - what they do not have they will do their best to provide. Such a great atmosphere and stay - rooms are always clean and cosy. The staff are very friendly. To us it is...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Location excellent with all museums and restaurants in close walking distance. Comfortable rooms, lovely historic feel to the house, excellent breakfasts, complimentary car wash to wash away the dust of adventuring around the area. Friendly and helpful staff. The communal indoors and out are great too. Safe, off road parking and added bonus.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place Pierre and his wife have created here. Every room is themed and furnished with lots of love and attention to detail. Little twigs of lavender are attached to all sort of things, giving it a feel of luxury. A relaxing place brought to life by Pierre's passion. Very recommended.

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cape town
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The host is a great gentleman Looked after us very well - Scrumptious Breakfasts next to the fire My bedroom was fit for a queen Bit of a climb to get into the bed But loved the fun of it all - I would like to return again and spend time here Polka a block away has the best food...

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Thank linsayossie
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Old world charm meets upmarket at this exquisite guesthouse. Pierre and Ria look after you as if you were family. Marvellous breakfasts, superbly furnished throughout. Truly a great place from which to explore this historic town

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This old Karoo home, circa 1856, has been created into a small boutique-type accommodation centrally situated in Graaff-Reinet, the jewel of the Karoo. Our guesthouse, named Aa’Qtansisi, is derived from the authentic original Khoisan language, meaning "We welcome You." Dating back 350,000 years ago, the Khoisan were the first human inhabitants, in Graaff-Reinet & our town - Graaff-Reinet may well be the Origin of Mankind! Be prepared to be spoiled & delighted with personal attention & unique flavours of decor in each part of this accommodation so that Aa’Qtansisi will become your first choice of accommodation when passing through Graaff-Reinet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aa'Qtansisi Guesthouse

Address: 69 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Graaff-Reinet
Price Range: £70 - £80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aa'Qtansisi Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 1 sleeps four people but is nice with only two. Outside terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelfL5220EU, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 7 and 8 have a interleading door, Room one has a little lounge and is a family unit.”
 of 5 bubbles Valerie990, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms looked beautiful. There are 2 with twin beds in additional to the doubles.”
 of 5 bubbles kimbuisson, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are exquisite”
 of 5 bubbles linsayossie, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all nice.”
 of 5 bubbles marieh632, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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