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Gowan Valley Guest Farm

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Overview
R103, Balgowan 3275 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
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All reviews wedding venue glass of wine guest farm beautiful setting nguni cattle great selection flowing river cosy lounge attention to detail family and friends breakfast room wonderful hosts place to stay comfortable rooms breakfast was delicious natal midlands fireplace
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely few days at Gowan Valley whilst in the midlands. Very hospitable and well priced. Excellent breakfast and comfortable rooms. Great setting on the River 👌🏻 if you looking to relax, Gowan Valley is the perfect choice.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 870DavidR870
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for staying with us and so pleased you were able to relax, even with a newborn baby! We love the river and so enjoy seeing our guests appreciating the view. Take care and happy holidays.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place with river surrounded by lush garden and country farm setting. The rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast delicious with friendly attentive staff. On the R103 so easy to get to. All and all a great experience.. and we will definitely go back.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Travel03689617769
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! And we'd love to have you back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute you drive into Gowan Valley you are in awe of the most beautiful surroundings. The bustling stream that flows through the property makes for idyllic walks and incredible bird life. The rooms have a personal touches that make you feel like you...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank emjapi
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 4 weeks ago

Ah so kind! Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to host your family and such a compliment to know that a real talented "foodie" enjoys our breakfast! We look forward to your next visit. Many thanks Deanne, Brett & the Gowan...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Gowan Valley is a very special place ... beautiful setting, attention to the smallest detail with clean, spacious, lovely rooms and the most fantastic hosts in Deanne and Brett! The breakfast room overlooking the river and the Nguni cattle is gorgeous - it is always...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 5 weeks ago

It's always a pleasure to have you and your family stay. Thank you for coming to stay again - no greater compliment!

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Stayed at Gowan Valley for the second time - both for weddings in the area. Each time the rooms were clean and neat and well-sized. The breakfast is great and Deanne and Brett are super efficient and friendly.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Description
Gowan Valley Guest Farm is a family owned & manged B&B in the heart of the Natal Midlands. It is centrally situated within the popular Midlands Meander route and is 2,5kms from Michaelhouse School and 1.8kms from More Orchards Wedding Venue. 4.5hrs drive from Johannesburg and just 1.5hrs from Durban. We offer a variety of rooms to choose from, all have their own en suites. There are 6 unique rooms in the thatched house, 2 rooms are attached to the River House and 5 large and spacious garden rooms. We can sleep 26 (+3) in total. We have 2 lounge areas for guests to use and the thatch house has an honesty bar for all to enjoy. Included is a hearty full farmhouse breakfast with a variety of cereals, yoghurt, seasonal fruit, tea coffee and delicious fruit juice. After a great night’s rest, the guest farm is a place where you can enjoy the pleasure of watching the Nguni cattle or walking the farm. Gowan Valley offers the perfect accommodation for wedding guests and Meander visitors. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$70 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$70 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
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"River Rooms are beautiful; Garden Rooms are my favourite"
bryceg2015
16 Apr 2018
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"i think that all the rooms are lovely!"
344liz
26 Jun 2017
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"Cottages were our choice"
407same
15 Mar 2017
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"We loved the room overlooking the river and right next to the reception and dining area. #7"
JulieR989
18 Jan 2017
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