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Resthaven Guest House

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)
Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ursula Browne wrote a review 25 Jul
32 contributions
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
Roam794350 wrote a review 19 Jul
27 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
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
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
5 contributions
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
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 Africa24 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
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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US$34 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaEastern CapeMatatiele
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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.
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, Wimpy, and Debonairs Pizza.
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.