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Thatchwood
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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“Excellent Accommodation”
Reviewed 2 March 2009

Very friendly host and excellent stylish African themed rooms with large well fitted bathrooms.

There is an honesty bar if you fancy a drink.
Very good breakfast

We would certainly stay there again and would recommend it to others. This was our second stay in three years.

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 January 2009

This was just perfect from start to finish. Although we arrived late at night, we were welcomed warmly and shown to our rooms. The rooms were beautifully decorated in an african style and the bathrooms were huge. Breakfasts were great and all of the staff were so friendly and helpful.

The owners Harrie & Sarah make sure you feel at home, allowing you to relax and enjoy the stay. We will be back!

David, Naomi, Nathan & Jordan
Moira, Northern Ireland

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  • Disliked — Leaving
  • Stayed December 2008, travelled with family
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Peterborough, UK
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Reviewed 3 December 2008

This was our last stop on a recent golfing trip, and what a lovely way to finish, the rooms are comfortable and the bathrooms excellent. But the thing that makes it special are the hosts Harrie and Sarah. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The honesty bar is a great place to chat and discover things, and they were good enough to let us use their Braii (Barbecue) on the last night as the restaurants in St Francia Bay are a little limited. Thatchwood is just across the road from St Francis Links golf which is absolutely superb and well worth a visit

  • Stayed November 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 April 2008

We recently spent four days at Thatchwood and had a really fantastic time. Our room was beautifully furnished and the bathrooms are enormous!!( Ask for rooms 1. 2. or 3, new bathrooms) The breakfasts were yummy, fresh fruit and either continental or full breakfast. Harry and Sarah very attentative and they have such willing staff. For golfers book through the B&B they get special rates at local course and Jack Nicklaus Links. All in all a really good time we had in both B&B, golf courses and the town!

  • Liked — The decor and friendliness
  • Disliked — had to go to internet cafe for mails
  • Stayed March 2008, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 March 2006

Find Trip Advisor really helpful so just wanted to add in some tips from my own recent visit to South Africa. This accomodation was recommended in some brochures and I thought it would be a safe bet. The room we had was dreary and tired looking. When the bath taps were run, lots of ants came out. I know we were in a hot climate but I don't think that's acceptable. The accomodation was R350 pp sharing which is about €50 each and for that price we got some great accomodation in SA. This was definitely not great although the owners were friendly and the breakfast OK.

  • Stayed March 2006
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Property: Thatchwood
Address: 63 Lyme North Road, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Saint Francis Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Saint Francis Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Thatchwood 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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