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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great experience, I loved every minute of it. The food was the highlight, the sauces were something to behold. I very homely feel to the establishment, which immediately leaves one feeling relaxed. Prepare yourself, you will be well fed and may roll out of the dining room. I have no complaints, as only the most miserable could find...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

The following are a combination of comments as I stayed three nights The good • The Lodge and my apartment are delightfully eccentric, in my view having a feel of the 1950’s with 1930s and 1940s memorabilia and photos • The lodge provides a set menu that is explained in ten-minute detail before you go through for dinner. The food...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful escape from the rate race! I thoroughly enjoyed a few days of R&R at Cleopatra, from start to finish. Where to start on what I enjoyed.... The setting is sublime! Rooms are individually furnished and quirky, all with interesting objects d'art and reading matter, tea and coffee trays, well stocked mini bars and lounge areas. Meals -oh...

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Thank sharone714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic gourmet getaway in the berg. Much better than those soulless family hotels or chain hotels in the northern and centra berg that we used to frequent in the past. Great if you like long walks in the mountains with a river running through it. Could go on and on. Close to highmoor reserve. Great wine cellar. Accommodation is comfortable....

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Oxford, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival we were greeted with cold towels and a refreshing drink before being shown to our room, which was in the original farmhouse. Spacious is an inadequate word for it, but we never got lost! The verandah had lovely views over the garden and the mountainside beyond. We had been greedily anticipating our dinner for months. Before dinner everyone...

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North Shore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, good grief the food was so good we couldn't resist it. Brilliantly cooked, presented and the theatre (the explanation of the dishes) before and during the meals was great. What a wonderful setting; the Drakensburg mountains were the backdrop to the resort and so accessible too. The staff, just the best and most attentive you could wish for....

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oxford
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful remote location in the Kamberg mountain range. It is at least 10km from the nearest fuel / shops and the road is very potholed so be prepared for a bumpy ride! The accommodation is not modern, but has plenty of character. The managers / owners pride themselves on their food, so be prepared for fixed mealtimes, a well delivered...

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've been wanting to visit Cleopatra for years based on the reviews. We finally got the chance and were so excited. The property is beautiful. The view is terrific. The location has great access to several nearby parks and reserves. The staff is well trained. The wine cellar is well stocked. And the introduction to the meal is unique and...

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We have just returned from a fabulous stay. Unlike @puryhill, who is still searching the globe for somewhere to match their fastidious reqirements, we suggest Ibitha but eitherway don't come back. Cleopatra Farmhouse was full, especially now that we have got rid of this self important oaf. Everyone -yes even the skinny scoffed all the food, even the breakfast, thankfully...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The setting is lovely,very peaceful set up in the mountains next to the national park The food experience is fantastic, all the guests come together around 7pm for a drink and then that evenings meal is described in detail which is very interesting and the presentation and quality are of a very high standard The only disappointment we found was...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Address: Highmoor Road, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Price Range: R4 375 - R5 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Hotel Balgowan
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Kwazulu Natal
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 7, and probably any room in the original farmhouse.”
  • Shoes drying by the fire in our verandah room
Dale0042, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We recommend Room 7 it is a suite bigger than a UK house”
Berglover, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you have the option go for one of their cabins.”
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ukcoupleBucks, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 excellent but really the cuisine is the main reason to visit.”
martinl296, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are individual we enjoyed our room very much”
621ralphg, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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