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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent78%
          • Very good19%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “rock pools” (22 reviews)
          “other guests” (43 reviews)
          “long table” (16 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 258 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days ago

          The Retreat at Groenfontein was a delightful experience which exceeded our expectations. It was indeed a retreat, quiet and set in a beautiful valley and thankfully without cellphone intrusion. It is worth getting there earlier rather than later to experience a tranquil sunset and perhaps...More

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          Thank 485roger
          Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 4 days ago

          Many thanks Roger and Jan for your kind review! It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to the next visit! Kind regards Marie

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          It is such a beautiful trip from Calitzdorp to the Retreat. This is not a road that you should travel fast through the mountains and it is wise to arrive at lunch time on the farm. This will give you enough time to see the...More

          Thank canada493
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          one should actually keep it as a secret. We have chosen it for the sake of a little time out from all modern world stress. It was the perfect place for it, there is just nature, it was so quite, the sky blue, the stars...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We went to the Retreat for peace and quiet, fresh air and relaxation - and got them all in abundance! Plus gracious food and wonderful hospitality. Only niggles - and they were small - were that the hot water wasn't very hot and, while we...More

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          1  Thank Maureen L
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          What a lovely place to restore the soul. Marie and Grant are the finest hosts, very friendly and attentive, you feel like family when you visit their wonderful retreat. There are a variety of very well marked, walking and hiking trails, a dam in which...More

          Thank ElredL
          Response from Marie H, Owner at The Retreat at GroenfonteinResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thanks very much Maureen and Elred for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you here and we look forward to your next visit! Best regards Marie

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free Internet
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Pool
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          • US$68 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Western Cape >
          • Calitzdorp
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          "Suites 8 and 9 are best for families, other rooms for couples or single guests, or for older families."
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