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77 Main Street, Matatiele 4730 South Africa
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#1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Matatiele
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Jocelyn S wrote a review May 2022
Durban, South Africa85 contributions15 helpful votes
Our room was very comfortable and came with a fully fitted kitchen as well as en suite. We chose the dinner, bed and breakfast, and weren't disappointed. The owners and staff were very friendly and helpful. It is within walking distance of the centre of town. And has secure off road parking, and free wifi.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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GeorJen2016 wrote a review Feb 2022
Durban, South Africa49 contributions8 helpful votes
We were made to feel so welcome at Resthaven. Our accommodation was outstanding and provided everything we needed and more! We felt safe and comfortable and really enjoyed our stay! The view from our room was great too!
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jeannine Bednar-Giyose wrote a review Feb 2022
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We visited Resthaven Guesthouse on 6-10 January, and we again enjoyed the wonderful, warm hospitaility of Philip and Elrita. They really went out of their way to cater for dietary requests, and to assist with anything that might make the stay more comfortable. The rooms are very comfortable, the location is excellent, the parking is easily accessible and very secure. They clearly put in great effort to maintain the facilities to a very high standard, and to really serve their customers. Thank you very much, once again, for a wonderful stay.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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moniaolo wrote a review Jan 2022
London39 contributions10 helpful votes
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What a true gem this place is. The warm welcome and hospitality is outstanding. Philip gave us a lot advice about Lesotho and places to visit, he knows all the best spots and is very passionate about tourism. He also took us on a off road experience to a lake in the mountains and showed us around. We were there for two nights waiting to get through Lesotho border, it’s closing at 4pm on Saturday and reopens on Monday. Rooms are very spacious and clean and of course do not miss the famous steak, the best in SA! Delicious. Thank you so much and we hope to be back one day.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PeterS wrote a review Sep 2021
Durban, South Africa2 contributions
We had sup boards on our car & a fridge which needed overnight power. Philip arranged plug in facility so unnecessary to offload anything. Safe parking. Accommodation very comfortable & steak dinner superb.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: Our room off the entrance verandah gave quick & easy access to our car.
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Response from Philip Rawlins, Owner at Resthaven Guest House
Responded 16 Sep 2021
It was great hosting you Hope to see you soon
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Ursula Browne wrote a review Jul 2021
Port Elizabeth, South Africa36 contributions1 helpful vote
What a gem! Resthaven guest house in Matatiele. Here you will find warm hospitality at it's best! Owners Philip & Elrita made us feel more like family. Farm style, traditional cuisine so delicious..... We will be back for more... Resthaven has so much too offer, more than Just accomodation. Thank you to Philip, Elrita & their friendly staff for excellent service. You made our trip and stay very special. All the best from Ursula (Sea view)
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Philip Rawlins, Owner at Resthaven Guest House
Responded 16 Sep 2021
Hi Ursula It was only a pleasure hosting you and looking forward to your next visit
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Roam794350 wrote a review Jul 2021
37 contributions3 helpful votes
What a beautiful and well appointed guest house in a pleasant part of the town. The rooms were absolutely spotless with plenty of attention to detail. Phillip and Elvita were always on hand to offer advice. Their home cooking was out of this world. Phillip went out of his way to show us around the countryside. The highlights were a dam in the mountains, San rock paintings and an old church. It is my second visit and they have not seen the last of me!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Philip Rawlins, Owner at Resthaven Guest House
Responded 17 Sep 2021
Glad you enjoyed your stay as we at Resthaven strive to make all our guests welcome and comfortable , looking forwar to your next visit
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Charl H wrote a review May 2021
Pretoria, South Africa12 contributions8 helpful votes
Excellent service at this sought after Guest House. Good food, super rooms and friendly staff. Philip and Elrieka walk the extra mile to make your stay a highlight of your travel. Philip knows the area and being with him and Bhejane Tours, on a recent travel trip to Lesotho was magnificent. We will be back soon.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Philip Rawlins, Owner at Resthaven Guest House
Responded 21 May 2021
Hi Charl, it was a great pleasure hosting and guiding the group Thank you for the great review, the Resthaven Guesthouse Matatiele team always strives to make every visit a memorable one for every guest. Hope to see you soon
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Hennie B wrote a review Feb 2021
7 contributions1 helpful vote
It's not an often occurrence to meet people and they feel like family in only one day,but that was the case for us at Resthaven.We have found the cleanliness of the rooms, the quality of the food and the excitement of the excursions exceptional.We would recommend the hospitality of Phillip and Erina to anyone who wish to have a great time and learn more of the gems of Matatiele
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Philip Rawlins, Owner at Resthaven Guest House
Responded 13 Feb 2021
Thank you for great review. We at Resthaven always welcome strangers , but are always looking for the return stay as to welcome you back home. Had a great day trip with you that made it easy for us to become part of the family. Hope to see you soon.
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Nat2016 wrote a review Jan 2021
Durban, South Africa25 contributions4 helpful votes
This is our second time staying at Resthaven in Matatiele and we are impressed .... AGAIN! Beautiful, secure property with lovely gardens and green lawns for the kids to play on; very comfortable & clean rooms; gorgeous little ‘surprises’ (eg flowers in a wheelbarrow; antiques on display); delicious dinner; etc etc. Our host, Philip, made us feel very comfortable and welcome. We’ve stayed in both the self-catering & guesthouse. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Philip Rawlins, Owner at Resthaven Guest House
Responded 13 Feb 2021
Thank you for a great review, We strive to make every stay a pleasant one .
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PRICE RANGE
US$51 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaEastern CapeMatatiele
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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Frequently Asked Questions about Resthaven Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Resthaven Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Matatiele Museum (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Resthaven Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Resthaven Guest House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Resthaven Guest House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Resthaven Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Resthaven Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coffeelicious Coffee Shop, Debonairs Pizza, and Wimpy.
Is Resthaven Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Matatiele.
Is Resthaven Guest House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.