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“Wonderful stay”
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Villa Tarentaal
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Thüringen
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21 reviews
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“Wonderful stay”
Reviewed 10 January 2014

It was one of the best accommodation that we had in our last holidays. The rooms are very lovely and individual furnished and you feel like home. Around the house you find a beautiful green garden with pool and a great view to the mountains. The breakfast was prepared by the owner self. It was very delicous!
Unfortunately we stayed only one night there.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

Three of us recently spent two nights at Villa T. and most thoroughly enjoyed it. Our host Graham and all his staff were excellent and couldn't do enough for us, a request for what ever was done immediatley. Breakfast was deliscious and served on our patio which was very private. You could not have found a better place to stay in Tulbach and convenient for all the restaurants in town. Tulbach is a lovely quaint place to spend a couple of nights.

Room Tip: Any of the rooms would be fine
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Cape Town
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

What a difference the host can make.

We and two of our friends stayed over a weekend early Nov, the chalets were excellent.
Our delicious breakfast was served on our patio overlooking manicured lawns with a backdrop of mountains.
Graham our congenial host,a South African who spent 20 years as a State Trooper in the USA, Try and get him talking, (not easy), about some of his experiences, absolutely fascinating.

Quite, attentive service in beautiful accommodation, just could not ask for more.

Room Tip: All good just have a great time.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Pinneberg, Germany
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

We stay 3 days in Villa T. and have had a wonderful time by Brandi and Graham and in Tulbagh with historical buildings. Nice cottage and beautiful garden with pool. Graham served a excellent breakfast in our own seating area. Very good wine cellars (Saronsberg) in the area. We enjoy the time.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Amsterdam
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

During our roadtrip through South Africa we stayed for two nights at this lovely guesthouse. The cottages are unique, very cosy and well equipped. Graham and Brandi know what good service is and do their utmost best to make you feel as comfortable as possible. Tulbagh is a nice place, with the beautiful Church street (32 monumental buildings!) For those who are interested in wines: check out Rijk's cellars and Saronsberg! Drostdy-hof museum (a former court and jail) is also worth visiting.

Room Tip: Cottage "The blue crane" is great!
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

A wonderful stay. The accommodation was immaculate and the setting was very tranquil. Full DSTV bouquet available, which is rare to find. A beautiful breakfast is served in your very own private seating area, with full brai facilities. Nice size swimming pool,decks and large grounds for strolls.Definitely one to note for future visits to Tulbagh or surrounding areas. Five stars and excellent value.

Room Tip: Stayed in Egyptian Goose Cottage which had its own lounge area spearate ot the main bedroom, which w...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

We needed a weekend break from the big city and basically did a random "finger-poke" on the map. We landed, serendipitously, on Villa Tarentaal in Tulbach. Meeting our host, Graham, was like meeting an old friend whom you hadn't seen in years. Friendly and professional with a great sense of humour, he made our stay a real pleasure...He also makes the meanest french toast in the world!! All in all it was a very enjoyable and relaxing stay in beautiful surroundings. The cottages are stylish, clean, spacious and have all the creature comforts you can possibly want on such a getaway. We will definitely visit the Villa again.

Room Tip: Any cottage will do - They are all nice.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Villa Tarentaal

Property: Villa Tarentaal
Address: ext Van Der Stel street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Witzenberg Municipality > Tulbagh
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 20 Speciality Lodging in Tulbagh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Tarentaal 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tulbagh accommodation with a special touch. Villa Tarentaal offers boutique style accommodation, every detail has been personally attended to, from throw cushions to the extra length beds, with guest comfort in mind. Enjoy privacy, stunning Tulbagh mountain views, meandering gardens, breakfast served to you at your cottage each morning, and extreme hospitality. Our three private cottages offer space to relax. All cottages are equipped with kitchenettes, living areas, modern bathrooms and spacious bedrooms, flat screen televisions and aircon. Looking for romantic Tulbagh accommodation. Our new Peacock Suite is the ultimate retreat. We are located 1km from Tulbagh village. Come enjoy outdoor and indoor splendor at its finest and the most unique bed and breakfast in Tulbagh! ... more   less 

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