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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7350
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    • Excellent79%
    • Very good18%
    • Average1%
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    Free Internet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We returned for our second visit with Marie and Grant. Stayed for 3 nights. Very relaxing. We hiked, swam and recharged our batteries. Thank you so much for looking after us to well. Hope to see you again next year.

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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    A lovely property in heart of Klein Karoo. Great swimming in the dam or paddling in pristine rock pools. Host and hostess are very accommodating and food and lodging are excellent and shared tables encourage interesting conversation.

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Grant and Marie are excellent hosts along with Mel and Sheryl, the managers. The accommodation my wife and I stayed in was comfortable with superb views towards the mountains.The first evening was cool so we had a roaring fire in the room to enhance the...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks very much Philip and Linda for your very kind review! It was a pleasure to host your charming family and we look forward to a return visit! With many thanks and very best regards Marie

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We absolutely loved it here. My husband and I stayed in room 9 which was one half of a converted milking shed, while my father-in-law stayed in the house. All rooms were spotless, comfortable and very peaceful. The location of the Retreat is along a...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks very much Maureen and Paul, for your VERY kind review. It really was a pleasure to have you all 3 here and we look forward to welcoming you again when you visit Dennis in Calitzdorp. With many thanks and HUGS Marie

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    After a beautiful 30 min drive on dirt road (easy to drive) with crossing a changing and stunning landscape we arrived at the retreat. When you are there 'vous etes vraiment chez vous': in a stunning and quiet valley. Great for walks, hikes and swimming...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks very much for your kind review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you again if you are in our area! Wtih many thanks and best regards Marie

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    • Pool
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    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • US$70 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Calitzdorp
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