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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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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed at Gowan Valley and I am yet again blown away by the spectacular hospitality and attention to detail here. The rooms are exceptional and wherever you turn you are faced with friendly faces and caring hospitality. I...More

Thank John B
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you SO much for your kind review. It's always such a pleasure to host you and your team and we really hope you have more weddings in the Midlands so you can come stay again. Enjoy your time off & travel safe. Warm regards...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Thanks Deanne and Brett for having us to stay at your special place. The rooms were beautiful and the food was delicious not to mention the most beautiful setting. You are both wonderful hosts. We'll be back for sure!

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Thank SarahCorlett
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 17 April 2018

My friends and family booked out Gowan Valley for the entire weekend and all everyone could say was how absolutely stunning this place is. The flowing river makes it into one of the best places to stay in the Midlands and being owner-managed means that...More

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Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you! We love hosting Orchards Wedding families and their special guests, always makes for a happy weekend for all and a very easy going work weekend for our family. Your family and friends were a pleasure to host & we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I can’t find the words to describe how incredible our wedding at Gowan was. The staff, flowers, grounds, rooms and food were all exceptional and were the main factor to our successful and happy wedding. Deanne and her staff were extremely accommodating to all our...More

Thank HaylzBree
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 8 November 2017

It was such a honour that you choose Gowan Valley for your wedding day! You have wonderful friends and family and it was lovely to get to know them. They were a pleasure to host and both your brothers were superb happy helpers! We look...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Absolutely every need catered for by warm, friendly, relaxed staff. Beautiful setting and pretty, very comfortable rooms. So convenient for the wedding venue so closeby. Also loved the cosy lounge with roaring fire to welcome one.

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Thank janecon4
Response from GowanValley, Owner at Gowan Valley Guest FarmResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for your review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. It's such a pleasure to host happy and friendly guests at both our venues.

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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, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$65 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
US$65 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
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Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (21)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"River Rooms are beautiful; Garden Rooms are my favourite"
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"i think that all the rooms are lovely!"
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"Cottages were our choice"
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"We loved the room overlooking the river and right next to the reception and dining area. #7"
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