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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good19%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “rock pools” (22 reviews)
    “other guests” (43 reviews)
    “long table” (16 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    Pets Allowed
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 234 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    When you arrive (what a bumpy road!) park, and then park off. Enjoy the walks, swimming in the dam and rock pools, bird-watching, chatting to a variety of guests over meals, drinking local wines and port and generally relaxing. The accommodation is spacious and comfortable...More

    Thank lynnekloot
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Just a word of thanks to our hosts Grant and Marie and their excellent team, for making our winters break so special. Third time visit. First time in winter...loved making fire in the fireplace in bedroom! Our toddlers had a lovely time treasure hunting for...More

    Thank Olivia T
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    we spent a delightful 4 days, well cared for, and refreshed. we understand the difficulties in running such an establishment, and must compliment management for their attitude and enthusiasm. will be so happy to return.

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    Thank Crystal H
    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    The Retreat at Groenfontein was a delightful experience which exceeded our expectations. It was indeed a retreat, quiet and set in a beautiful valley and thankfully without cellphone intrusion. It is worth getting there earlier rather than later to experience a tranquil sunset and perhaps...More

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    Thank 485roger
    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 5 weeks ago

    Many thanks Roger and Jan for your kind review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to the next visit! Kind regards Marie

    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    It is such a beautiful trip from Calitzdorp to the Retreat. This is not a road that you should travel fast through the mountains and it is wise to arrive at lunch time on the farm. This will give you enough time to see the...More

    Thank canada493
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$64 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Western Cape >
    • Calitzdorp
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    "A Room with a view is always great"
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    "Suites 8 and 9 are best for families, other rooms for couples or single guests, or for older families."
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