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Melton Wold Guest House

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“karoo farm”(7 reviews)
“lamb”(4 reviews)
“dining room”(6 reviews)
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What's included
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Tennis Court
Babysitting
Melton Wold is the oldeste guest farm in South Africa - since 1938! It is a working game- and sheepfarm. Photographers and nature lovers can never exhaust the resources of the veld, with 210 different bird species to see. While geologists and paleontologists will see everything from a...
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40Km from Victoria West on R63 | Melton Wold, Victoria West 7071, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old Karoo guest farm which is steeped in history and atmosphere. The building is unpretentious, rustic and charmingly Karoo. The staff were a delight, so attentive and hospitable. Tony, the manager, was a frequent guest for many years before joining the Melton...More

Thank Penny V
Response from tripplanner1232015, Owner at Melton Wold Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

THanks so much for your visit and taking time writing the review. Kind regards Ronel Vorster

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Melton Wold for three nights in June. My mother originates from that part of the world, so there are emotional ties to that part of the country. We were warmly accepted and felt at home. I loved the fireplace in our bedroom....More

Thank focusonmary007
Response from tripplanner1232015, Owner at Melton Wold Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Was so nice meeting the two of you. Thanks for taking time writing the review. Hope to see you on the farm in the near future. Kind regards Ronel Vorster

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent the most amazing time at Melton Wold. Loved the little touches of beautiful linen, heated blankets, a sprig of rosemary on each pillow. Bathrooms had lovely guest soap,shampoo and hand cream together with fluffy white towels. We were treated to wonderful...More

Thank lesm544
Response from tripplanner1232015, Owner at Melton Wold Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the visit Bruce and Les. Was nice having you with us. May the rest of 2018 be good! Kind regards Ronel Vorster

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having heard so much for so many years about the landmark guest farm in the Karoo, Melton Wold, which so many children now adults have enjoyed, we finally got to visit, and graciously they accepted our booking for lunch (it was a Sunday in Winter...More

Thank LewR
Response from tripplanner1232015, Manager at Melton Wold Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Lew! Thank you for your review. We regret that your brief luncheon visit to Melton Wold was not everything that you wished for, or expected. In order for you to experience the 'soul, spirit, warmth and character' of Melton Wold, we really urge...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Beautiful place. Great food and very friendly staff. We stayed over for one night on our way to Cape Town. Awesome to see the stars at night. The Karoo sheep braai was excellent. Will definitely go back

Thank 632elmarie
Response from tripplanner1232015, Owner at Melton Wold Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the visit! Kind regards Ronel Vorster

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Conference Facilities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
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Price range
US$53 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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