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Woodlands Retreat

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Room & Suite (18)
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493 Villiers Street Orange Free State, Clarens 9707 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We stayed in the Golden Maple Room and it looked exactly as shown in the pictures. They provide for everything needed for a self catering room and even provide you with fresh milk rusks as well as coffee and tea. They have optional under floor...More

Thank piekbenita
Management response:Responded 2 August 2017

Thank you Benita for a lovely review, we really appreciate your comments. It was great to see your happy faces filled with excitement at experiencing all your adventures, a lovely surprise for your Beau's birthday!! Thanks for the info on Afri Ski!! Look forward to...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

The room was very small and as a result, the underfloor heating made the temperature in the room unbearable and although electric blankets were provided it was not needed. Bedding was neat and clean and coffee and tea with fresh milk were most welcome. However,...More

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Management response:Responded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your review! How unfortunate you did not speak to us about the under-carpet heating in our Golden Maple suite, as each suite has its own on off switch, normally we show our guests but may have overlooked this when introducing you to...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

What an awesome little resort. Cute and cozy for the cold Clarens evenings. Will definitely be back. Cherry Cottage looked just like the pictures on the website. Thanks Sheeren for the great service. Highly recommended.More

Thank TravisB1956
Management response:Responded 19 July 2017

Hi Travis, thank you so very much for your review. We are so pleased you and your family enjoyed staying in our Cherry Cottage. Looking forward to seeing you all again and maybe next time the chickens may have little chicks for your children to...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were a family of 3 generations, my grandmother, my mother, my brother and myself. We stayed at the 5 bed cottage for 2 nights amd it was wonderful! Upon arrival, the hostess, Sherrene, was so welcoming and friendly. The cottage was a bit small,...More

Thank chanzellee
Management response:Responded 18 July 2017

Thank you Chanzellee, we loved you and your family's happy vibe, obviously a family that gets on really well together even in a smaller space. We really appreciate you noticing our efforts to ensure your needs were met and your overall lovely comments. We look...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! I can't fault anything at Woodlands Retreat. From the friendly hospitable hosts to our warm and cosy Cherry Cottage! With 3 young children we had ample space in the room, were always warm, and made to feel at home. There were chickens and ducks...More

Thank PoppyChris
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Thank you Poppy, you and your family are wonderful guests, such a happy atmosphere radiating from you all. We are soooo pleased the Cherry Cottage met with your expectations and your children enjoyed themselves experiencing nature and Jessie!! We especially loved hearing about the 'bum'...More

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Woodlands Retreat is a magical, tranquil getaway, nestled in the arms of the Rooiberge Mountains, surrounded by trees a short walk from Clarens central square. All suites & cottage have bathroom en-suites, More mini kitchenettes,patios with views of garden and mountains, each with its own entrance and access to a braai/BBQ. All accommodations are serviced daily. Complimentary Tea/Coffee/Sugar/Fresh Milk and Rusks in each suite. Communal boma area. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 43 - US$ 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 43 - US$ 70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Traveller (5)
Room & Suite (18)
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"Please ask for a room not in the middle as these are very noisy."
24 Jul 2017
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