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    Resthaven Guest House

    77 Main Street, Matatiele 4730, South Africa
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    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    A group of 12 of us "Happy Couples" were booked into Restaven for a recent private cycling trip in the Race Across South Africa area. Resthaven was recommended to us by the RASA organiser and were were thrilled to given priority rooms with really really...More

    Thank horseytoo
    Response from Philip R, Owner at Resthaven Guest HouseResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for a great review. As the owner it is very comforting to know that our team at Resthaven goes the extra mile to make your stay a pleasant one even when we are not present . Resthaven is not licenced but you are...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    The most amazing place to stay at. Comfortable well equipped and tastefully furnished rooms. Great food and friendly hosts. Very reasonably priced. If you own a 4x4 explore with Philip the possibility of a guided tour into Lesotho - it is a fantastic trip -...More

    Thank jimread2017
    Response from Philip R, Owner at Resthaven Guest HouseResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you Jim for the great review. Lesotho is a special place to visit and Resthaven is the perfect place to start a trip . Great to know you enjoyed your stay as we strive to make every guest stay a special one. Resthaven also...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    The rooms are impeccably clean and stylish, especially the proudly South African duvet covers. The owners and staff are very friendly and treat you like you the most important guest. I'm in-love with this place, can't get it out of my mind. The food was...More

    Thank ypakelajezile
    Response from Philip R, Owner at Resthaven Guest HouseResponded 11 May 2017

    Thank you for your positive feedback . Resthaven prides itself in home cooked meals prepared with love and care. The Resthaven team strives to make all our guests stay a pleasant and memorable one. Looking forward to welcome you back next time.

    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    Travelling through the Scenic Moloto route R56 Eastern Cape and passing through Matatiele, we felt something to nibble and awesome coffee, saw a sign Resthaven and restaurant. Unfortunately we found out the restaurant was closed on Sundays, the gentlemen we met at the parking area...More

    Thank CJ-what
    Response from Philip R, Owner at Resthaven Guest HouseResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the review . We will always welcome a weary traveller. Nice to know you enjoyed the coffee. Maybe next time you can experience the comfort and tranquillity of the Guesthouse.

    Reviewed 20 April 2017

    If you plan to visit Lesotho, please take Philip Rawlins. the owner with you. He is an excellent guide and knows the best places to take you to into the mountains. Without him we would have missed the most beautiful scenery in all Lesotho. We...More

    Thank ewm494
    Response from Philip R, Owner at Resthaven Guest HouseResponded 4 days ago

    It was a great pleasure taking you to Lesotho . It is always good to know that our guests enjoyed our hospitality that the Resthaven team strives to make a pleasant one. Till we meet again.

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    6 August 2017|
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    Response from Philip R | Property representative |
    Hi Max The road from Qachas is gravel. It is a all vehicle road that can get a little bumpy at times but can still be travelled in any vehicle just reduce speed accordingly
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    Hi Gary Thank you for contacting us We are not sure why your review has not appeared on our page, as we are not in control of the posts as TripAdvisor is our host. TripAdvisor hosts our page, so I would suggest contacting... More
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