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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Hillston Farm won't suit everyone - it is quite remote and very rustic (no phone signal, no internet). But if you're looking for an authentic Karoo farm stay, genuine peace and quiet, and a sky full of stars, it's perfect. We spent three nights at Hillston Farm and self-catered except for one amazing lamb tagine (and starter and dessert!) provided...

Thank Rebecca C
Hoedspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2016

A stunning venue for a Karoo wildlife and farm experience and well situated for a short stay on the way to the coast. The birding was superb and we added several new species to our list. Listening to the Blue Cranes at dawn was awesome. The cottage is well appointed for self catering with the option to select additional meals...

Thank kuyimba
Reviewed 6 January 2016

What a great escape from the city. It was great for our family with 3 teenage "city kids" to experience an authentic nature and farm escape while enjoying the lovely food and comfy beds. The highlights were gazing for hours at the incredible stars, the river stroll and the dawn hike up Hillston Koppie to see the sunrise which was...

Thank 15anthonyw
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Our family of 4 stayed for 2 nights in the cottage and really enjoyed our stay. We arranged dinner for 2 nights which was superb. Cottage has everything you need although a nice cosy fireplace would be a big bonus. Take a walk up to the top of the koppie for a fantastic 360 degree view.

1Thank AgentJHB107
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 14 August 2014

On the journey to Port Elizabeth, a friend and I decide to stop over. We decided a farmhouse it would be. A phone call to check availability and we were in. As the accommodation is self-catering, and we did not have a thing with us to eat, we asked whether a meal could be done. It was no problem for...

1Thank Roy W
Upington, South Africa
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Farmstyle chic, down-to-earth,honest hospitality ... and cuisine to-be-tasted! A true farmhouse setting with wonderful views of the surrounding veld and koppies. The house itself is well equipped, with everything one may need for self-catering. Rooms are stylishly furnished, with good quality linen, even electrical blankets for the notorious cold winter nights. The living area even boasts underfloor heating! The braai...

Thank annamool

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Experience true escape at Hillston, an AA Highly Recommended Karoo Farm Cottage. Karoo hospitality with a difference - order meals from our Cordon bleu chef or do self-catering, or have a braai in the lapa outside. Sign up for a cooking class, go hiking, biking or find fossils and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillston Farm

Address: Hillston Farm | PO Box 349, Middelburg 5900, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Middelburg
Price Range: $13 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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