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Acra Retreat - Mountain View Lodge - Waterval Boven

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All reviewsone nightthe ownerzebra roombeautiful viewmountain view lodgeawesome placehalf wayfamilies stayingrest and relaxationroom was spacious and cleanspecial personkrueger national parkfantastic roomsecret roomexcellent foodnext morningperfect stopover
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It hidden on a plateau in the hills in Waterval Boven, but what a fantastic place. The view and the cozyness of this place is unbelieveble. Fantastic crew, and Hilda who prepared food, was maki g food out of this world. We felt very special...More

Thank hoejlund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can only recommend this place for everyone travelling in SA. The employees were so helpful and kind, without being fake. Wifi worked great and we had some amazing traditional African food. 5 stars from here.

Thank Stefan G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay in the African room, it has a spectacular view! We really enjoyed our time here! Norma is an exceptionally special person and makes one's stay so comfortable and memorable. The room was clean and neat, with all the necessary amenities. The...More

Thank SamanthaSchnetler
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best B&B’s I have ever stayed in. The people there are the friendliest and the most caring people I have met. The food is amazing and the chef Hilda is really something special. The view from the deck where you...More

Thank Viljoen91
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night. The location is on high ground, so it overlooks the nearby township and plains. Service is great, and we felt welcome and at home all the time. Only drawback is the price of the stay. Also, dinner is not...More

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Acra Retreat **Mountain View Lodge** is THE PERFECT STOPOVER POINT BETWEEN JOHANNESBURG AND THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, after a long flight or for a relaxed & stress free return back home. Positioned on the edge ...More of a cliff, Acra-Retreat is situated on the border of the Elands Krans Nature Reserve which gives you a soothing and most amazing Mountain Panorama. We feature an outdoor pool & children's pool and a Hot-Tub, a trampoline, a basic fitness section, sheltered barbecue facilities and a beautifully manicured garden. We also have a small sheltered, outdoor fitness section, for the basic exercises. Massages and Beauty treatments are possible in the room, at the pool or on the deck. We also have a tranquil massage room. All individually decorated rooms offer a 'private' entrance to the decks / gardens with Mountain Views. Each room is fitted with a TV and satellite/DStv channels. Tea/coffee facilities, heater, safe, hairdryer and (ceiling-) fan(s) are standard. Toiletries, towels and additional pool towels are provided. Of course we also supply the linen, bedding, additional blankets and everything else necessary for a relaxing good night sleep. The rooms are serviced daily! Acra-Retreat Mountain View Lodge has a fully licensed and very well stocked pub. Sundowners & cocktails can be enjoyed on the deck or at the pool. Relax and enjoy in the peace and tranquillity that Acra Retreat offers. A beautiful, scrumptious Three-Course Dinner is served every evening if requested. We will send you our menu after the reservation is confirmed. But we can always also just make you a quick toasted sandwich and side salad for the smaller appetite. And surely you can also use one of our braai (BBQ) facilities. We will support the cutlery, condiments, wood, charcoal or briquettes, firestarters,... Scrumptious dinners are served in the evening but you can also use one of our braai (BBQ) facilities. We will provide the cutlery, condiments, wood, charcoal,.... • Amazing Mountain Panorama • Outdoor pool, children's pool & trampoline, small fitness area • Beautiful sheltered braai area (BBQ area) • Wi-Fi available (surcharge) • *NEW*: Guided Quad-Bike Trails! Enjoy one of our breathtaking routes for beginners and experienced drivers. • Koi pond • Own borehole with regularly tested, clean water • Safe Parking on the property (free) • Malaria Free • English, German, Dutch and Afrikaans spoken • German / South African Management • "Nature Drives" in an open SUV around Waterval Boven with amazing views, historic sites, picnic break,.... Horse riding, mountain climbing, abseiling and spa treatments and more can be arranged. We can send you a list or link with the close by activities and attractions. The hotel is located on the way to the Kruger Park, 2.5 hour's drive from Johannesburg and approximately 2,15 hours from Malelane Gate. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Carine B
7 August 2016|
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I don't know as I only stayed one night and didn't really go anywhere.
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