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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
    011 27 87 551 7350
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    Reviewed 27 December 2017

    After a beautiful 30 min drive on dirt road (easy to drive) with crossing a changing and stunning landscape we arrived at the retreat. When you are there 'vous etes vraiment chez vous': in a stunning and quiet valley. Great for walks, hikes and swimming...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 4 January 2018

    Thanks very much for your kind review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you again if you are in our area! Wtih many thanks and best regards Marie

    Reviewed 12 December 2017

    The Retreat is located in the Swartberg mountains. The location is spectacular. It is a beautiful almost homelike place where the owners do everything for the guests to feel at home. Home cooked food and nice wines are served. There are a number of nice...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 13 December 2017

    Many thanks, Bengt and Ingrid for your very kind words! it was a pleasure to meet you both and I'm very pleased that our mutual friends Berit and Sten recommended us to you! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in our beautiful...More

    Reviewed 4 December 2017

    This is a special place made so by many things, not least the dedication to their guests of Marie and Grant. This was our second stay. The formula of peace, nature, wonderful surroundings, beautiful accommodation and great food and hospitality combine to make for a...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 13 December 2017

    Thanks very much Jonathan and Jenny, for your very kind words! It was a pleasure to welcome you again and we look forward to a third visit! With many thanks and best regards Grant and Marie

    Reviewed 3 December 2017

    We traveled as a couple and had a Luxury Cottage. It was very nice and calm. Perfect for relaxing and short hikes. The host are very friendly and helpful. The dinners are taken at the community table which might be unusual for some. The rooms...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 13 December 2017

    Thanks very much for your kind and constructive review. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in our beautiful country and hope to see you again should you return! With many thanks and best regards Marie

    Reviewed 20 November 2017

    Marie and Grant are your hosts at a truly memorable country house set amongst the mountains and valleys of the Klein Karoo. Accommodation is either in the main house or in cottages set in the grounds. We stayed in the latter and the rooms were...More

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    Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 21 November 2017

    Thanks very much David and Maureen for your very kind words! It was a pleasure to welcome you here again and to meet your charming friends. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to the next time! With very...More

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