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Homtini Guest Farm

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Wild Orchid log cabin at Homtini. The cabins are fully set up for self catering. Beautiful cabins with the balcony sitting above the tree tops, very clean. We absolutely loved this place. The scenery is stunning, another picture perfect location, only 20 mins drive from Knysna. So peaceful & fantastic place to do a bit of...

1Thank Julia F
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Homtini. This place is amazing, so tranquil and relaxing. We stayed in the tents which were very comfortable and had everything you needed. Lovely welcoming warm staff. I had made a mistake on the booking, I had booked for March not Feb. luckily they were able to accommodate us with no fuss.

Thank Adrienne H
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the couples tented camp.The unit is very well equiped, private and comfortable. The views are breathtaking, and the farm is conveniently located close to many tourist attractions. Wonderful!!

1Thank NatsAnnP
Homtini, Manager at Homtini Guest Farm, responded to this review

We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here @ Homtini Guest Farm & appreciate your wonderful review! Wishing you and your loved ones a prosperous 2017! Kind Regards Homtini Guest Farm

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

On our way from East London to CT my husband,our great dane puppy and I stopped over at Homtini. We arrived a bit late but Dylan was very accommodating, after getting a bit lost we found our cabin. It was just what we needed, our doggie explored whilst we made a fire and had a glass of wine. The unit...

1Thank Helena Y
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hidden treasure is easily accessible from the N2 main Garden Route highway, yet allows you to feel as if you are alone in the middle of the indigenous forest with wonderful mountain landscape as a backdrop. A 2-night stay allowed us to explore the old (gravel) "Seven Passes" road between George and Knysna. Constructed by Thomas Bain, it was...

1Thank Roy H
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We spent 3 nights in the tented camp. It was great. Warm and comfortable despite it being the middle of winter. The vie feels as if it continues forever. Frederik and Lisa were amazing hosts going out of their way to be of assistance even after we had left. Thank you

1Thank JLMKruger
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We arrived not quite knowing what to expect but Lisa soon got us settled. If quiet and tranquility is what you need then this is the place to stay for a recharge of those city batteries. My only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. This is near enough to Knysna and all it offers yet remote enough to just...

2Thank John S
Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My wife and I were fortunate enough to get a booking in one of the two couples tents at Homtini Guest Farm for the past long weekend. ( 29/04 to 02/05) The tent was well equipped with a fridge, cupboard containing a full range of quality crockery and cutlery, a double bed and a dining table with two chairs. Outside,...

2Thank Cliffy455
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

It was the very first time we went glamping. Wow, what a beautiful experience! So much better than camping! We were very warmly welcomed by the farm manager and his wife as well as the two farm dogs when we arrived just after 6pm on Monday, 28th March 2016. The accommodation was very comfortable and cosy and the view from...

1Thank Shahieda J
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2016

If not a camper like I am, then the Homtini Guest Farm is the a great place for you! The tented camps are a home away home, with all the bells and whistles for a stress-free and relaxing city break. Imagine being able to say you've camped, but slept in a bed and had the option of turning on an...

1Thank ZulfaPetersen

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Homtini Guest Farm with its stunning views of the Outeniqua Mountains is a 90Ha working farm nestling in the indigenous forest overlooking the Homtini pass. It lies along the old Seven-pass Route between Knysna and George and is very close to the Millwood Forest Reserve and gold mine. Accommodation consists of three luxury, self-catering cottages, privately situated all with their own tree-top veranda's one family bungalow and four secluded tented lodges:All cottages have stunning views and offer a great deal of privacy and tranquillity. It is a 20-minute drive to Knysna, 5 minutes from local shops and 15 minutes to the nearest beach. We are surrounded by several Nature Reserves whilst being situated in a friendly rural community.Two family lodge tents (each sleeping family of 4) on a secluded site with a campfire and a separate shared rustic kitchen but your own braai, fridge and tea-making facilities.Two private & fully self-contained luxury tents for couples, in the shade of the indigenous forest, looking down the Homtini river valley. Tents are on a large, secluded site, with en-suite bathrooms and a wooden verandah.Located on the edge of the forest with beautiful views, each tent is equipped with a fridge, double bed, a dining table, a wooden cupboard, with cups, plates and utensils. All linen and towels are provided, as well as an electric kettle for your cup of tea in the morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Homtini Guest Farm

Address: Farm Portion 185, Leeuwenbosch | End of Rheenendal Road, Rheenendal, Knysna 6576, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Rheenendal
Price Range: ₹ 3,249 - ₹ 5,297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Homtini Guest Farm 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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