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The Retreat at Groenfontein

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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just one night at Groenfontein, not really realizing how much rough, twisting road was involved in getting there. If we were to do it again, we'd stay at least two nights, which would give us time to do more hiking in the beautiful...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our only regret is that we stayed just one night. We were two couples who stayed in a separate building, the weaving shed I believe. The rooms were spacious and clean with a wonderful patio.The grounds and surroundings were gorgeous. The communal dinner was delicious...More

Thank Followthesons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bit out of the way, and I would recommend spending at least three nights. Food is wonderful, and it's enjoyable to eat meals outside with the interesting hosts and other guests at one long table. You can hike and swim in the...More

Thank suzEtna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hosts were helpful and friendly; dinner was at a long table on the porch each evening, so one had interesting time together with them and with the other guests. We did some very nice walks over the very arid landscape, also some drives with...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place you do not want to leave. We stayed for 3 nights in Weaving shed no 7 with our own terrace and a superb view on the Swartberg. The whole place is so beautiful and peaceful with lots of hiking opportunities and...More

Thank Lot V
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$72 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$72 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (157)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (7)
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"The suite/separate cottage is more expensive but worth it in my opinion for the view and for the lovely space."
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"Plan to stay at least 2 nights to discover the area."
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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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"family suites, expansive views"
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