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    The Retreat at Groenfontein

    Groenfontein Valley, Calitzdorp 6660, South Africa
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    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent78%
    • Very good19%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “rock pools” (21 reviews)
    “other guests” (43 reviews)
    “long table” (16 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Internet
    4 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 February 2017

    This is wonderful retreat miles from anywhere which is what makes it so special. No light pollution so the stars are stunning. Maria and Grant make you very welcome to your accommodation, which is very comfortable and considering they generate all their own power, very...More

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    Reviewed 23 January 2017

    Hi Marie and Grant. We are the 2 motorbike cyclers that arrived too late at half past six in the evening at this wonderful peaceful place in South Africa. And we had only one night to stay there. Thank you for the help of Grant...More

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    Reviewed 10 January 2017

    Have just spent a very relaxing and enjoyable 3 nights at The Retreat. Excellent food and service and interesting meal times spent chatting to other guests, as all dine at long table together on the open veranda. Accommodation very comfortable and wonderful bird life. In...More

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    Reviewed 7 January 2017

    Accommodation spacious and comfortable .Lovely walks and swimming in the damage a delight. Friendly hostage and excellent food where fellow guests become friends. In all a great break from hectic city life

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    Reviewed 22 December 2016

    It was our second visit by Mary and Grand and we spend a wonderful time with other interesting guest at the retreat. We love the remote area with its colorful birds, mountain and very good signed trails. Mary and Grant advised us to go to...More

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    Calitzdorp Country House
    252 reviews
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites
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    Room & Suite (33)
    Dining (8)
    Pool & Beach (5)
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    Room Tips
    "Suites 8 and 9 are best for families, other rooms for couples or single guests, or for older families."
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    "We enjoyed our garden room as it was away from the main house"
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    "Don't arrive late and try not to go for 1 night. We got a room at the back with no view."
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    "The free standing suites are top class and recommended."
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