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Lake Clarens Guest House

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Very friendly people, nicely equipped rooms, though the outside cottages could do with some renovation, but very pretty none the less. stunning views, beautiful country gardens, good breakfasts. No DSTV in the room at all. An easy walk into the village, with lots to see and do, lots of shops and restaurants around a huge village green, a lovely relaxing...

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Beautiful setting and amazing garden. Very friendly hosts Bruce and Kieta, made us feel very welcome. Lovely touches such as tea cosies on individual tea pots at breakfast and a great breakfast. Very friendly staff. Would love to go back.

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Hamburg
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights and it was lovely: the room, the view, the helpful friendly staff, great breakfasts and the restaurant next door, which served excellent food. Even our five-year-old son ordered the Spaghetti Bolognese twice because he liked it so much. No, we can definetely recommend this place. As we were coming directly from Johannesburg International Airport,...

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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

What a glorious little place! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were warm and inviting. There is underfloor heating, heated towel rails and electric blankets. the views are fantastic. It is located close ti all the shops, which are a real treat too. The breakfast was more than ample. I would definitely return to this beautiful Guest House.

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Thank Justine P
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Booked for 6 people at Lake Clarens. What a unprofessional rude reception by the Chef. The lady talk to us as if we where kids, load unpleasant voice (ask us why did we arrived to late [17:00]. Told us that she will not be able to serve us breakfast before 08:00 as stipulated on their quote. I responded that we...

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Thank deyselmc
KirstyClarens, Owner at Lake Clarens Guest House, responded to this review

I would like to respond to Mrs Ria D on her first Tripadvisor review. The University booked six people at our establishment, one lady and five men. They all had their own rooms. The university has been using our establishment for the past 15 years and I have never, ever received such a negative review from the guests from the...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This guest house has a friendly aspect in all areas. The rooms are excellent and comfy plus the staff are brilliant. Add to that its location and aspect receiving the sun in the early morning makes it divine to breakfast on the terrace. Also waking up and finding the car cleaned was an unexpected bonus.

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Templecombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Good accommodation with friendly hosts and staff, The breakfasts were great and plentiful with Clarens itself an interesting place to visit. Nearby on the grounds were ducks and geese which to watch and hear gave great entertainment.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Spent one night to end of a fantastic 4 day visit in the Clarens area. Must give compliments for the heating in the room and bathroom. However the day of our arrival we saw no management representation. Milk provided in room was sour. Safe was a domestic safe and not a hotel safe, locked and unusable. Queen size bed mattress...

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KirstyClarens, Manager at Lake Clarens Guest House, responded to this review

IVAN D 1 MAY Tripadvisor I refer to TripAdvisor review by IVAN D, on the first of May 2016, who mentions that he stayed with us during the month of May 2016. The whole review is quite suspicious and I wonder if it is not opposition putting somebody up doing such a negative review. We have perused our records and...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Comfortable room, great view of Mount Horeb from room. Breakfast with a wide variety of choices outside on the patio with fabulous view of the mountains and golf estate was excellent. They succeed in keeping the old world charm alive at this guest house.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this charming guesthouse. Everything was spotlessly clean and the bed extremely comfortable. There was TV in the room with tea, coffee, fruit , rusks and a bar fridge. We were served the most delicious breakfast which included muffins straight out of the oven. The staff were friendly and helpful and the owner Bruce was...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Lake Clarens Guest House

Address: 401 Church Street, Clarens 9707, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Price Range: $85 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Upstairs front”
alandesireed, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for any other room beside room 4 or 5”
stephrad83, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“try and stay inteh main house”
293carolineb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“none of the rooms can be recommended”
deyselmc, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a top floor room with a view of the mountains.”
DDR1234, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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