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Reviewed 4 February 2019

A BIG group of old and new friends stayed at Good Hope for the most amazing weekend away from the City, no cell phone reception or screen time! We rented all the dam and mountain cottages and some of the children who were brave enough pitched tents dotted around the cottages. The children rode bikes, walked freely between the two cottage areas, flew kites, kayaked on the dam, fished, swam in the pools, went exploring and collapsed exhausted at the end of the day with smiles on their faces.

It is so peaceful and restful and nothing was to much trouble for our hosts. They organised a pizza evening down at the dam, providing all the ingredients and the same for a spit braai the next evening. We even had a wine tasting and cheese feast around the pool as the sun was setting, absolutely perfect.

I would highly recommend this getaway to recharge those batteries in a beautiful setting surrounded by mountains and endless views.

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Sonia d
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

So this place is charming... there are 2 horses, a very sweet donkey and some dogs that roam around and happily come visit you at your cottage. There is a shared pool between 4 cottages and a jungle gym. BUT I have to say the beds were rock hard and the kitchens could do with some upgrading. Thats the honest truth.
But we were there for the family time (3 families looking to be together). We swam together, braid together and walked between our chalets and hung out... I loved it but I was sleep deprived from the hard bed and I simply closed my eyes in regards to the kitchen.

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank BerniceGriff
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Seventeen of us returned to experience the wonderful hospitality offer by Taryn and Tienie at Goodhope Farm. We so enjoyed our stay in 2017 that we all unanimously agreed to again visit this lovely farm in its remote location tucked at the end of the valley up against the Riviersonderend mountains. We were not disappointed. Taryn provided delicious meals and the farm again worked its magic.

Date of stay: March 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank Jacky M
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We stayed in the Lavender cottage which were really nice. Clean comfortable, beautiful view, peaceful... real tonic to the soul. The hostess was really helpful and very friendly. Will go back again.Loved the farm animals, the lively Jack Russel do just wanting to play.
Lovely mountain walks. Nice wine farms on the way.

Date of stay: September 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank lorettevds
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Two things happen when you approach the Good Hope Farm. As you approach you are blown away by the view of the farm (See photo!)- AND - you also immediately loose any connectivity with the outside world, which is a lovely thing! If you are permanently tethered to your phone, ipad or such, then this might not be the place for you, but we found it actually really refreshing to unplug from the rest of the world for a couple of days (and a quick drive up the hill and you can connect again, if you have to :).

But let's focus on what is so wonderful about this place:
1. The views and the location
2. It is an working, organic farm. Animals galore. On one afternoon sitting in the garden of the cottage we had young pigs visiting, goats, a few sheep, young cows and of course the farm dogs and even Geoffrey, the pony sized goat, who wanted to investigate the bedroom of the cottage :)
3. There is boma with a pool close to the Mountain Cottages, which is lovely for gatherings.
4. We were with a large group that had also organized catering and the food provided was fresh and excellent (fresh farm meat, home baked breads and excellent salads).

A place we would recommend and return to! Lots to do here and I would imagine a wonderful place for families and a good rest away from it all!

Room tip: These are self-catering cottages, not hotel rooms.
Date of stay: February 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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1  Thank fabulouslytripping
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