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  • Excellent78%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A family road trip started in the quaint town of Nieu- Bethesda.. where we stayed at Ganora. Welcomed by Hester and Olly ( their friendly Jack Russel),we were mesmerized by the farms’ serenity. At Ganora the skies are painted pink and children are free to...More

Thank lisannebower
Response from Hester S, Owner at Ganora FarmResponded 3 weeks ago

We love the fact that we can give children the chance to just be children again. Hope they will remember their stay for a long time!!

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We recently took a Karoo road trip and chose to stay at Ganora Guest Farm, mainly because of the reviews about JP and his fossils. What a fantastic surprise our 2-day stay turned out to be! Ganora became the favourite stay of our whole trip....More

Thank Annamie L
Response from Hester S, Owner at Ganora FarmResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for the review. Always appreciate it so much to hear how much our guests enjoyed their stay. Glad you took a Karoo Road trip to give you an appetite to come again and see the best part of the country!! Hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed on the farm for 3 nights whilst attending a wedding in Nieu Bethesda. The owners are very friendly and expert hosts. We stayed in Room 4 of the Old Kraal. It was a very pretty room with exposed brick and a lovely bathroom....More

Thank dannidoodrop
Response from Hester S, Owner at Ganora FarmResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much for the review and your kind words! Much appreciated.

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Unfortunately we only spent one night on the farm but it was so worth it!! So enjoyed the walk to the San art and JP's talk on the fossils to compliment what we had heard earlier in the day at the fossil museum in Nieu...More

Thank pollysSouthAfrica
Response from Hester S, Owner at Ganora FarmResponded 16 March 2018

Wonderful to have met you and really hope we will be able to welcome you back to talk more about what the children are all up to!! Regards Hester

Reviewed 1 March 2018

I visited the Karoo years ago and vowed to return. I chose to stay at Ganora because it is not in town-it is out in the country. I am a biologist and my partner is into geology and fossils so this was also an excellent...More

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Thank Diana S
Response from Hester S, Owner at Ganora FarmResponded 5 March 2018

So good to hear that your return to the Karoo was worth it. Specially as geology and fossils was an interest. Kind regards Hester

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$66 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#2 Charming Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#1 Great View Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#3 Quaint Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$66 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#2 Charming Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#1 Great View Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#3 Quaint Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nieu-Bethesda
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Loved the rooms, maybe a ceiling fan would help with the heat in the summer times."
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