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229 Uys Street, Wakkerstroom 2480 South Africa
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#5 of 11 in Wakkerstroom
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4 on suite rooms in the main house and a self contained cottage in the property. Decorated with antiques and upcycled fun. Stirs the nostalgia in one, old fashioned hospitality!
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Tamar wrote a review Mar 2022
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We spent one night at Laventaba on our way home from the Transkei. It is a beautifully restored and decorated home with very comfy bedding and the area is peacefully quiet. The home is set in a well-loved and cared for garden complete with beautiful chickens. Our vegan breakfast included absolutely delicious pears stewed in a light syrup with ginger, cinnamon and raisins. The pear tree outside was full of fruit and we were given some to take home with us. Thank you Wendy for a wonderful stay.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Elrieta wrote a review Mar 2022
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution
A guesthouse can make or break a weekend. Laventaba turned ours in the most perfect getaway! Beautiful old house, our bedroom had a fireplace that we used every night. Crisp white linen , good pillows ensured a good night’s sleep. All the cocks in town start crowing early in the morning. Wendy, the host, is extremely friendly, quite a character with a twinkle in the eye. One of those places we will always return to.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
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KarinD wrote a review Apr 2021
Krugersdorp, South Africa61 contributions2 helpful votes
Majestical house, which are beautifully decorated in antique flair. Lady of the house are very lovable and very eccentric. Breakfast was good. Rooms not thoroughly cleaned though. Water in bathrooms are hot and strong.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled
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sharding2016 wrote a review Apr 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa35 contributions13 helpful votes
Laventaba Guest House is such a great place to be accommodated. The owner is an absolute delight and has unsurpassed knowledge of the town and its people. Wendy went out of her way to see that we were comfortable and all our needs attended to. The décor in the guest house is something to behold and an example of good taste, hard work and a hint of nostalgia.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Tinus Viljoen wrote a review Mar 2021
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We used Laventaba as our base while we explored the dirt roads around Wakkerstroom on motorcycle. Wendy and her staff went out of their way to accommodate our moving schedule to serve us brunch on Saturday and an early breakfast on Sunday morning before we returned home. Besides the scrumptious fritata on Saturday and scrambled eggs Sunday morning we were spoiled with home baked scones and muffins served with multiple cups of excellent filter coffee.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Debbie G wrote a review Oct 2020
South Africa5 contributions
What an amazing experience. Most hospitable and very accommodating. The facility has beautiful decor and will keep you looking for a while. Affordable and the breakfast is tasty. Please support Wendy.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled
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frik20 wrote a review Sep 2020
Pretoria, South Africa9 contributions1 helpful vote
Laventaba will transfer you to a different era with its old world character.Wooden floors,fireplaces etc.Conveniently located close to Badenhorst street where all the action is ito restaurants shops etc.Friendly host.Definitely recommended!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: Some rooms have baths and some showers.All are spacious.
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Flitz8-A foodie travels wrote a review Sep 2020
Athens, Greece2756 contributions406 helpful votes
The guesthouse is decorated in a Victorian style with Victorian finishings and photos. Wendy is a lovely hostess who takes care of the visitors. Breakfast provided was tasty. It's a perfect place those looking peace and relaxation in countryside
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled
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vaughan p wrote a review Dec 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa14 contributions1 helpful vote
Wonderful relaxing overnight stay at this amazingly restored and decorated B&B in an out of the way historic village. With so much to do in Wakkerstroom and surrounding area from Birding, hiking, trail running, mountain biking and adventure riding to name a few, to really top class restaurants, historic buildings and more, there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Wendy is a wonderful hostess. Attentive, knowledgeable and always available, she is happy to advise on things to do, places to see and where to eat. She will willingly show you her wonderful garden and happily discuss the history of the area.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Annemarie G wrote a review Jun 2019
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A large ball and claw bath and a Victorian fireplace in the room made this a very romantic visit indeed. Wendy is as unique and authentic as her guest house. Always willing and obliging her breakfasts were delicious and varied and a delight.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Laventaba Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Laventaba Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Runnymede Iris Farm (0.02 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Laventaba Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include kids activities, laundry service, and breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Laventaba Guest House?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Laventaba Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thyme Out in Wakkerstroom, Red Rooster Pub & Restaurant, and Aangenaam.
Is Laventaba Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Wakkerstroom.