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Beacon Vlei Guest Farm

Beacon Vlei Farm b3 d144 | Balgowan, Balgowan, South Africa
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5 Nov 6 Nov
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“otter cottage” (7 reviews)
“the cottages” (7 reviews)
“bass” (3 reviews)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Room Service
3.5 Star Hotel
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our 2 night stay at Otter cottage. Great location, amazing view, tranquil and such fun fishing. Staff are exceptionally warm, hospitable and helpful! Had fun lying in the sun and reading, to fishing on the dam. Really recommend for a weekend away or...More

Thank Sarah A
Response from Alex D, Owner at Beacon Vlei Guest FarmResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sarah A Thank you very much for your review. My staff and I really do appreciate acknowledgement of the work we do here and we will continue to offer the best possible service and value for money accommodation that we possibly can. We hope...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

I have read some of the other reviews and must admit that there is some truth about the interior not being as good as, for example, the Oyster Box. However, Beacon Vlei doesn't claim to be a 5 star hotel. It is countryside farm living...More

2  Thank brandonnfam
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Fantastic place , beautiful dam full of big, healthy fish, ideal if you are a fisherman we had an amazing time! Peace and quiet with amazing scenery!! The staff were very friendly and the chalets were fantastic , heaters to keep you warm, DSTV to...More

1  Thank keeganhines
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had an amazing time here. The cottages are beautiful and cozy. My first fishing experience was absolutely great, even in the cold weather. This is definitely the place to be to get away from the city and spend some quality time...More

1  Thank kirstc93
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed our stay at beacon Vlei. A Friend had booked 3 cottages for a group of 15 of us attending a wedding on the Saturday at a nearby wedding venue. The accommodation was warm and comfortable, as our group had booked 3 cottages I...More

1  Thank Sandy T
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Price range
  • US$53 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Kitchenette
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  • 10
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  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • KwaZulu-Natal >
  • Balgowan
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"best cottage out of our 3 was the boathouse"
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