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The Retreat at Groenfontein

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Marie and Grant are wonderful hosts and make you immediately feel at home, a sentiment that does not leave you while lingering at the Retreat. When booking, I had planned to stay for three nights but added two more days because I liked the relaxed...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We spent 2 nights at the Retreat and were very lucky to see snow on the surrounding mountains. A really tranquil destination with wonderful walks and exceptional bird life. The host was very attentive and served divine food. We were sad to leave.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The retreat is along the gravel road from Calitzdorp to the Cango Caves. Hosts, Marie and Grant are very friendly and run an excellent set up. We stayed in room 9 with our two children. It was clean and the inside fireplace-stove kept it beautifully...More

Thank PiersS2768
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We spent two nights at the Retreat. It was absolutely beautiful. We stayed in the smaller room in the Weaving Shed (#6). It was spacious and had a lovely porch to sit and take in the beauty of the mountains. Only comment was how cold...More

Thank mkrause3
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed a relaxing and most enjoyable stay at The Retreat. Our days were lazy, taken at our own pace. Scrumptious breakfasts (with no obligation to have them early), tea served at our cottage, and home cooked 3 course dinners made this...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$ 70 - US$ 183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 70 - US$ 183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"The cottages are separate and very comfortable but the three rooms inside the house are spacious and also..."
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