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oxford
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here at the start of a 5 week trip to South Africa and what a good way to start. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Room very quirky but fitting in with the surroundings. Very good 7 course dinners and lovely breakfasts although a bit too much breakfast for me. Recommend this the setting is stunning.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely place. A perfect setting with fantastic views. We had the most enormous cottage with everything we could possibly want, a comfortable bed, cosy sitting room with real fire, covered veranda for admiring the view. The public areas were comfortable and cleverly decorated, comfortable and with great views. The staff were incredibly helpful, polite and friendly. We went...

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Bucks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you've travelled the last 6.2kms over an unpaved road, you finally arrive at this amazing venue. Run by Richard and Mouse Poynton, this is extraordinary. Individual cabins with stunning views of the Drakenberg Mountains.This really is different, from quirky interior decor to the welcome each time you returned (moist towels and fresh juice!). It is run as a gastronomic...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the highly recommended River Run Cottage administered by the Hotel and it was pure bliss. A gurgling river soothed us and a beautifully appointed House catered to all our needs and wants. We had dinner at the Farmhouse and Phillipa's rendition of the history behind Cleopatra Mountain was really special. The meal was exceptional, the service was...

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Towcester
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cleopatras Farmhouse is set in stunning scenery at the foothills of the Drakensburg but the surrounding planting now obscures much of the views lending the whole place a rather claustrophobic and gloomy feel. The rooms are a mixture of half a dozen stable type accommodation and several suites in what was the old farmhouse. We stayed in one of these...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

restuarant review: a very friendly welcome n short history/intro about cleopatra mountain farmhouse while given a walk through. Yes the decor is out dated, you can still give the place the same quaint look with a fresher update but nonetheless it was tranquil and soon had a settling coziness to it. What great service.. efficient & friendly yet professional. Most...

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  • Free Internet
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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 337 - R5 152 (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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“We recommend Room 7 it is a suite bigger than a UK house”
 of 5 bubbles Berglover, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you have the option go for one of their cabins.”
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 of 5 bubbles ukcoupleBucks, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 excellent but really the cuisine is the main reason to visit.”
 of 5 bubbles martinl296, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are individual we enjoyed our room very much”
 of 5 bubbles 621ralphg, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only saw one room... not sure which one to recommend !”
 of 5 bubbles fran_oisev59, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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