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Sedgefield, South Africa
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group consisted of 15 couples and all accommodated in in venue. Owners provided an excellent lamb on the spit braai for our crowd at their private dwelling next door. Wonderful hospitality. Outstanding breakfast with unique meals at their restaurant which is a short walking distance away.

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Thank Sheridan R
Worcester, South Africa
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

An afternoon and night in Calvinia a real Karoo town. Dry and pretty desolate but warmly friendly. The Hantam Huis team took great care of us. We were accommodated In small individual cottages and houses, quaintly decorated and furnished with old antique furniture. Everything you need plus a powerful aircon. A fridge and TV plus free wifi (which did not... More 

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Stavanger
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56 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great and special place to stay. We stayed in Annies. Very friendly staff and food is very good. Annies is half of a cottage with a separate bedroom, a combines well equipment kitchen and sitting room. Outside is a Braai facility, which we did not use. The cottage was clean and in a very good condition. Even the beds are... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have stayed over twice and both times we have experienced friendly, warm, helpful service. The accommodation is comfortable and the rooms clean. The dinners, however, are what stand out for me. Fresh ingredients with interesting interpretations of traditional Karoo fare.

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Thank arnaq
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Hantum Huis has a reception and restaurant in a restored old house and accommodation in an old house about 100m down the road. The rooms are furnished in the old style and each one is different. The over all effect is very present. Restaurant meals and service are good.

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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Whoever decided to paint the dining room of the Hantam-huis a shrieking and shiny dark green should be incarcerated in an asylum. The house has been extensively renovated and refurbished in its original style, which is praiseworthy. But then they painted the dining room, already suffering from a lack of light, this terrible green. This is surely not how it... More 

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Thank Jacques P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I was given a lovely heritage house to stay in with a wonderfully high bed that needed me to take a run at it to land on the mattress!! Good breakfast - dinner not so good. Lovely owner and daughter, both of whom did their utmost to help make my stay memorable. Thank you both.

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Upington, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Hantam Huis in Calvinia. Stayed here a few times already and keep coming back. I am a coffee drinker and therefore really appreciate the plunger and coffee provided in the rooms. Breakfast are something to write home about, love the skilpadjies!

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Thank Platteland
Paris
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed only one night (in Knegtekamer, which is too charming for words) but could easily have stayed longer. Alta and Marina attended to our every needs, brought us breakfast in our room as it was Pearl's birthday (and threw in some bubbles!) and made us feel like very special guests. We had dinner there and found the food to... More 

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Thank Steve V
Barrydale
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed a couple of nights at Hantam Huis. The room was old-fashioned in decor but perfectly comfortable - really good mattress on the bed plus self-catering facilities. One night was a bit cold, and there was a very efficient wall heater in the sitting area plus a very good air con unit in the bedroom, so we were able... More 

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Address: Hoopstraat 42 - 44, Calvinia 8190, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Calvinia
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“Some rooms have private patio and other share a large patio area. All comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles sheridanr2013, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the rooms in the old heritage houses avoid the self catering cottages in Calvina Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles X6480IUjanew, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Many accommodation to choose from”
 of 5 bubbles Julieb312559, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are different, and wonderful. No pool.”
 of 5 bubbles CPWard, 21 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask about what types of room / house is being offered.”
 of 5 bubbles garybirder, 10 Jan 2012 | Read review
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