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Guesthouse LaRachelle

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The guest house is in a secure area with up-market accommodation and attractive outdoor areas to relax. Well equipped and spacious, quiet rooms, basic breakfast included but one can order continental or other. Within walking distance to city centre

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a tranquil place. Comfy bed, shampoo etc - even cotton swabs:). TV, wi-wi and a quick nip to the restaurants for dinner. Option of breakfast. My hosts were.friendly, but don't encroach. Really what my soul needed. Feeling relaxed.

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Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a charming guesthouse situated within walking distance to the town centre. Mario's and Rachelle are charming hosts, and appear genuinely interested in their guests. Our room was located through a delightful enclosed garden, and contained all that is required for a couple of nights. There is no fridge in the room, but one is available for small items...

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Garden Route, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The rooms and bathrooms were comfortable and well equipped. Marius met us at the door and immediately gave us a quick guided tour of the place. He and Rachelle were very friendly and helpful. We chose not to have breakfast there, but went to eat out instead. Two comfortable chairs in the rooms instead of 1 would be appreciated if...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Neat, comfortable and private guesthouse. Thought has gone into lovely little touches. Good value for money. Well positioned in walking distance of lots to do and see. Lovely hosts! Lovely intimate garde

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We spent two nights at this B&B and had a comfortable stay. We were warmly welcomed by the owner Marius who gave us useful maps of the town. The guesthouse is tastefully decorated and our room opened onto a courtyard with a colourful garden. I loved the Aloe Ferox products placed in the bathroom for guests' use and we popped...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

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Etosha
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had a great stay. Friendly, helpful hosts. Comfortable rooms and peaceful surroundings made our stay absolute bliss. The local restaurants, recommended by the hosts were excellent. Thank you, we will be back!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Larachelle is run by the owners, lovely room with large bathroom and Aloe Forex shampoo, body wash etc. Very clean with all the cons required for an overnight stay. Service excellent would recommend to anyone travelling through, rates very reasonable, large full breakfast. Owners helpful about restaurants, and places to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Excellent and very friendly. Clean hospitable good breakfast and I would go back anytime ! No complaints and a lovely garden leading to the river.It is very well situated just a few minutes to the quaint town.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate, cosy and comfortable, hallmark this family run charming guesthouse in Swellendam. Ideally situated halfway between Cape Town and Outdshoorn and or the well known Garden Route. Your hosts, Marius and Rachelle, will welcome you with warm and good old fashioned country hospitality. LaRachelle offers five smoke free en-suite bedrooms in great comfort with separate entrances opening on to a secure and private enclosure. Relax, after an active day, in the comfort of your bedroom or in the lounge. With most trendy restaurants and places of interest within walking distance, Guesthouse LaRachelle is the perfect choice of accommodation and offers an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse LaRachelle

Address: 8 Somerset Street | PO Box 562, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 3,012 - ₹ 3,339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Guesthouse LaRachelle 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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