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24 Dec 2016
“Photos and website are misleading”
25 May 2016
“Clean with all the essentials”
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The less said about this place the better. We had a stop over in Gariep for 1 night. Although the place was clean it was not even close to the images shown on the site. It has makeshift rooms with dodgy partitions, with a 'throne'...More

1  Thank Joy M
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Perhaps we expected more and perhaps we were just tired - the bedding was good, but the king sized bed did sort of sag to the middle. We appreciated the duvet and electric blankets. The shiny tiled floors were a bit over the top to...More

1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Misleading fotos and we ended up in a pre-fab house in a really scruffy looking neighborhood. Solar geyser produced only cold water and the noise traveling into the room can only come from a pre-fab setup. We ended up booking somewhere else - thus wasting...More

2  Thank Coala2015
Reviewed 4 January 2015

It was clean, but that was it. The place looks terrible from outside and we did not feel safe as the gate didnt want to close. Theres not even a proper reception and it felt very unprofessional- so dont be fooled by the professional looking...More

1  Thank TanyaC-travels
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We were travelling from Knysna to Mapumalanga. Its a 2 day trip and we normally stay over at any guesthouses in Colesberg. As we have never been to Gariep Dam, we decided to look for a place to stay there. I made a booking at...More

2  Thank Susan V
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South Africa > Free State > Gariep Dam
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