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Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently spent 2 nights at the Cleopatra. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us but we could not have been in a better place. The scenery is stunning, even in bad weather. The farmhouse is homely and comfortable and the staff are so attentive it is a fabulous place to spend time. And as for the food, simply... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The road from Rosetta seemed never ending and we hoped it would lead to our expected destination. Eventually Cleopatra appeared after about 5km rough track and we were immediately welcomed and shown to our room, one of eleven all with different themes. Ours was Scandinavina and had everything we could want including electric blankets and a log fire. Dinner was... More 

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time we've stayed here - and it's a long way from Yorkshire so has to be worth the trip!! Overall service is secind to none - friendly and attentive staff w it hour being overbearing. Great location and fantastic food with the pre meal presentation and wine cellar a massive u.s.p. If you're in this neck of the woods... More 

Thank GaryS2
London, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse was in a lovely quiet location along a graded road towards the end. It was excellent with cottage suites all individually decorated. A log fire was lit in our room on chilly evenings. The food was really delicious .The 6 course set menu was discussed in detail before dinner. Two or three nights would be a perfect... More 

Thank Jumierah
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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125 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is situated beautifully. It is quite accessible (only 5 km of dirt road) but it is very remote. It is tranquil and the gardens are stunning and very well taken care of. The roses just look fantastic. It is quite desolate but this is part of the charm. The farmhouse has 11 rooms (I think a 12th... More 

Thank Stalex24
Petaluma, California
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's not clear from the GPS that the last few kilometers are on a bumpy dirt road, but don't worry you are going the right way!. This hotel has an amazing herb garden, and beautiful grounds. The food that is included is five star as is the service. However, this is not a modern property, the bedrooms are cottages, which... More 

Thank Redfishbluefish
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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Arrived on a cold, foggy, rainy day to hot chocolate and cleansing towels. Our room was gorgeous with log burner, sherry and a lovely comfy bed. BUT the star of the show was the food! Phillipa the owner met us in the bar and explained every course that we would enjoy. Believe me the food... More 

Thank chickincheltenham
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Loved every minute. Highly recommendable and definitely hope to go there again. Gourmet food of the highest caliber. Service that is top notch with friendly staff that makes you feel as if you are home. No detail is left unattended. The finest touch is visible everywhere.

Thank Yolande V
Cape Town
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We recently spent some time in the Kamberg as a family. Being resident in Cape Town - and loving food and wine naturally, we heard about Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse and we made a booking. We were not to be disappointed. From the welcome as we arrived to the sumptuous food and the very impressive, well-stocked underground wine cellar, everything was... More 

Thank AshWews
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is all about the food which is true fine dining. But the backdrop of stunning mountain scenery, the friendly informal service and the lovely cosy farmhouse accommodation really make the experience complete. Stayed 3 nights (not sure my waistline would have coped with any more!) and definitely hope to return some day.

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Additional Information about Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Address: Highmoor Road, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Price Range: ₹ 21,727 - ₹ 25,980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Kwazulu Natal
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 1 is the biggest but rooms 10 and 11 are detached and may be even better!”
 of 5 bubbles GaryS2, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms looked amazing”
 of 5 bubbles AshWews, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The executive cottages are great”
 of 5 bubbles ManfredK591, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 6, nice and modern. Room 4 very old and dated.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaKT, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 10 & 11, outside the garden, for stunning views and privacy. 8, 9 & 10 (in the old house) spacious and cozy. All with fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Calvicci, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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