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Kalm Guest House

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time that made even more pleasant by the wonderful hosts and clean and tidy rooms set in an amazing garden. The house was just far enough away from the hustle of the main village but close enough to walk during the day but not at night as there are no street lights. Which is a good...

1Thank Rob M
Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was completely in awe of this stunning getaway. Every detail has a personal eclectic stamp to it. Very beautifully decorated. Leading to a feeling of how completely spoiled I was. From the smallest overlooked items like a forgotten razor or ear buds even plasters. Neat and extremely clean. Spacious and set in a garden that calls one out to...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We recently stopped in for one night at Kalm. The room was charming, the surroundings were beautiful, and Karen was very friendly. Liked running into the little cats around the property. Wish we could have stayed for longer!

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

So, once again my visit was absolutely awesome, thank you Malcolm and Karen for your outstanding hospitality, the amazing accommodation and all the attention to detail that makes each and every stay so special. ( My tenth stay, so far!) I love your place and Clarens.

Thank jandeegan
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We cannot get enough of this eclectic guest house! Every visit is an experience of note! This time we are in Yours....our favourite squashed nose piggy room! You need to see it! :) Karen and Malcolm are the most awesome hosts! Comfort, style, yummy breakfast and a chance to just chill. Till the next time!!!

1Thank Paula P
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This past weekend we stayed in KALM Guesthouse in Clarens...what a wonderful experience!!😊 I have stayed in more than 20 of the more "upmarket" guesthouses in Clarence and i must say :" Kalm is the best by far!!" The decor is amazing, beautiful garden, great breakfast...and most impressive of all ...wonderful hosts that make you feel special and at home!!...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The details! And detail. A lot of work went into the decor for the lodge, and the cottage that we stayed in "Whose" received the equal attention of Karin's decor skills. A lot of colour and such a visual storyboard. Best weekend we have had!

1Thank Khumbulani
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This place is the most quirky insane piece of paradise!!! Karen and Malcolm you guys are amazing! Best decor, best breakfast.... can't wait to come back to this beautiful Kalm!!! Right near Clarens but nestled in the peaceful Swartland, your senses and creativity will be taken to insane levels! What A gem!

1Thank Paula P
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 March 2016

A beautiful venue, so carefully and lovingly created by Karen and Malcolm. We stayed in "Theirs" - every single detail exquisitely appointed, nothing left to chance. From the gardens to the rooms to the eating area to just absolutely everything - Highly recommended, one of the best places I've stayed anywhere.

1Thank ZakWood
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at kalm with my better half recently, All I can say is that it was completely outstanding, we loved every second we were there, my only regret is that we couldn't have stayed longer. Still trying to perfect that mushroom from malcolms breakfast.

2Thank Kyle H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalm Guest House is situated in the Swartland area of Clarens, a short walk from the town square and the surrounding hills.We have five rooms, "Theirs", "Anybody's", "Somebody's", "Yours" and "Whose?", all of which are differently and strikingly decorated. All have double or queen size beds with extra length queen beds in "Theirs" and "Whose?". All rooms have en-suite showers, tea and coffee making facilities, full bouquet satellite TV, heating including electric blankets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kalm Guest House

Address: 484 Swart Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Price Range: $123 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Wonderful one off rooms, luxury”
 of 5 bubbles lindseyr449, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in "Theirs" but all rooms are thoughtfully appointed and very comfortable.”
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“Spacious and comfortable. Sleep in peace. The shower is a winner.”
 of 5 bubbles MervinePetzer, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Read the website for good descriptions of each room.”
 of 5 bubbles ZakWood, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Any room is a great room!! :-)”
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