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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 242 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    An oasis in the Karoo, the retreat is an amazing Victorian mansion nestled is a lush green valley. We were well looked after by Marie and Grant, a charming couple who kept us well fed and entertained. Most of the fellow guests that we met...More

    Thank Geordielad6580
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The Retreat is what I would call a Farm Stay. It is not a working farm today but has all the elements to be a farm, and it a delightful place to stay, so... This is such a pleasant place to stay that I extended...More

    Thank Tim R
    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 2 days ago

    Thanks very much Tim for your kind review. It was a great pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you again. With many thanks and best regards Marie

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were made to feel totally at home. Tea and coffee whenever required. Excellent 3 course dinner. Full breakfast watching birds feed. Peaceful , but plenty of walking. Wonderful selection of books to read. Lovely hosts. I enjoyed my stay immensely.

    Thank Jannunn
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is the most peaceful spot in the middle of the Klein Karoo. Our room had a wonderful fireplace (it was snowing in the mountains during our stay) that kept us cosy. Breakfasts are served on the verandah and guests have a front row seat...More

    Thank wendyallison
    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    It was our second visit to Groenfontein. Truly excellent stay, have recommended it to friends. Marie and Garth are special hosts. Have met most interesting people there. We are likely to make it at least an annual event.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$65 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Calitzdorp
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