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Melrose Guest Farm

Guest House

Review Summary

4.8 out of 5from 15 reviews for Melrose Guest Farm
Cleanliness
4.9/5
Service
4.8/5
Location
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Llewellyn W - Jan 2023
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Llewellyn W
With spouse/partner

Very comfortable and peaceful.

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Lean T - Dec 2022
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Lean T

Better than the photos and what was expected - a relaxing Karoo stay.

We were 3 adults coming from Pretoria on our way to the Garden Route. Graaff-Reinet was our goal on day one and it was also 40 degrees outside on that afternoon. We found the farm very easily and got to our cottage/house with simple instructions from the host. She told us to keep the windows and doors closed to keep the house cool - and it was just that, when we got inside - cool! And it was the perfect time to take a quick nap, on very comfortable beds with air conditioners on. The kitchen and the rest of the house were so well stocked and equipped that we did not ask for anything more! That peace and quiet and fantastic scenery when the sun starts setting and you've lit the fire cannot be found anywhere else than in the Karoo! We bought Karoo lamb chops in town which is not too far from the farm, that was the perfect meal for the evening. Boardgames and magazines were there if we needed entertainment. The hosts were very helpful without being in the way and we had a very friendly farewell when we left the morning. We all said next time we might as well spend two nights in this simple, star-filled-sky, peaceful noises and comfortable haven!

Lofty F - Dec 2022
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Lofty F
With spouse/partner

Heerlike oorslaap.

Ons het die oorslaap regtig geniet. Dit is so rustig en stil, baie gerieflik om ook aandete te kon kry. Dit aandete was uit die boonste rakke, ons het heerlik geëet. Die gasvrou is agtermekaar en baie vriendelik. Ons het in die cottage gebly en dit was beter as wat op die foto's gesien kan word. Die cottage was baie skoon, netjies, gerieflik. Dit was 'n lafenis om daar te slaap met ons lang pad Mosambiek toe. Ek sal volgende keer weer daar bly.

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Great sleepover.

We really enjoyed the sleepover. It is so peaceful and quiet, very convenient to also be able to get dinner. This dinner was top notch, we ate deliciously. The hostess is accommodating and very friendly. We stayed in the cottage and it was better than what can be seen in the pictures. The cottage was very clean, tidy, comfortable. It was a treat to sleep there on our long way to Mozambique. I will stay there again next time.

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Annalee S - Aug 2022
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
3/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Annalee S
Family with teenagers

Heerlik privaat, ruim en netjies.

Maklik om te kry. Vriendelike ontvangs. Toegerus met alles wat jy nodig kan hê. Ideaal vir 'n gesin met groot of klein kinders. Ons het dit ontsettend geniet.

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Wonderfully private, spacious and tidy.

Easy to get. Friendly reception. Equipped with everything you could need. Ideal for a family with big or small children. We enjoyed it tremendously.

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Eddie T - Dec 2021
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Eddie T
Family with young children

Uitstekende waarde vir geld met gasvryheid uit die boonste rakke.

Melrose Guest Farm is 'n wonderlike plek om af te pak na 'n lang dag se reis. Dit is baie rustig. Johan en Hanfi gaan uit hulle pad om jou tuis te laat voel. Die aandete wat voorgesit was, was puik. Die plek is baie netjies en skoon.

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Excellent value for money with top notch hospitality.

Melrose Guest Farm is a great place to unwind after a long day's travel. It is very peaceful. Johan and Hanfi go out of their way to make you feel at home. The dinner that was served was great. The place is very neat and clean.

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James B - Jun 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
James B
Family with young children

Great setting, very nicely renovated cottage, very well priced.

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Gerda V - May 2019
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Gerda V
With spouse/partner

Heerlik. kon geen fout vind nie.

Mooi en skoon. Pragtige uitsig. Alles is daar wat jy nodig het.

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Great, no problems.

Beautiful and clean. Stunning view. Everything you need.

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Barry P - Dec 2018
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Barry P
With spouse/partner

Rus en vrede weg van gewoel.

Heerlike rustigheid van die plaas met allles wat jy benodig. Spandaukop-selfsorg voel soos 'n huis weg van die huis, tot 'n flits word voorsien en koplig vir braai. Lekker geslaap met geen steurnisse. Ideale oorslaap na 'n lang pad.

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Rest and peace away from hustle and bustle.

Lovely tranquility of the farm with everything you need. Spandaukop self-catering feels like a home away from home, right down to a flashlight being provided and headlamp for barbecuing. Slept well with no disturbances. Ideal stopover after a long drive.

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Marietjie R - Oct 2017
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
3/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Marietjie R
With spouse/partner

Lekker gebly, plek is netjies sonder fieterjasies - maar 'n raserige waterpomp wat jou nagrus heelnag versteur.

Lekker gebly, maar daar is 'n waterpomp om die drukking van die water reg te hou. Die pomp sit net agter die slaapkamer se muur. Maak 'n vreeslike geraas as dit aangaan en dit gebeur elke 3 tot 5 min. Maak jou mal. Maar die jongman daar sê mens raak later gewoond daaraan! Wel, ons het nie gewoond geraak nie. Slapelose nagte. Die oorsaak is 'n lekkende pyp by die toilet wat die druk die heeltyd laat val en die pomp aanhoudend laat aanskakel. Hulle het 'n emmertjie onder die pyp neergesit wat ook al oorloop en wat jy moet leegmaak. Die hout van die vloerlys is al amper opgevrot agter die toilet. Lyk nie of hul beplan om dit te herstel nie. Dit is die cottage. Verder is die nodige geriewe daar. Geen TV. Selfoon-ontvangs baie swak.

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Nice stay, place is neat with no frills - but a noisy water pump that disturbs your night's rest all night.

Nice stay, but there is a water pump to keep the water pressure right. The pump sits just behind the bedroom wall. Makes a terrible noise when it goes on and it happens every 3 to 5 min. Makes you crazy. But the young man there says you get used to it later! Well, we didn't get used to it. Sleepless nights. The cause is a leaky pipe at the toilet which causes the pressure to drop all the time and the pump to turn on continuously. They put a bucket under the pipe that overflows and you have to empty it. The wood of the baseboard has almost rotted behind the toilet. Doesn't look like they plan to fix it. This is the cottage. Furthermore, the necessary facilities are there. No TV. Mobile phone reception very poor.

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Barry H - Oct 2016
Overall rating
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Barry H
With spouse/partner

Kan dit aanbeveel, was baie rustig.

Baie stil en rustig met baie vars Karoo-lug.

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Can recommend it, was very peaceful.

Very quiet and peaceful with very fresh Karoo air.

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Adelia N - Sep 2014
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Adelia N
With spouse/partner

Rustigheid, gasvryheid en prentjiemooi omgewing. Sal dit beslis aanbeveel!

Melrose Guest farm getuig van klas, vriendelikheid en rustige stilte uit die Karoo. 'n Moet vir elke reisiger! Baie dankie vir 'n besonderse ervaring. Ons sal weer by jul kom kuier.

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Tranquility, hospitality and picturesque surroundings. Would definitely recommend!

Melrose Guest farm testifies to class, friendliness and peaceful silence from the Karoo. A must for every traveler! Thank you very much for an exceptional experience. We will visit you again.

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Marilize S - Jan 2014
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Marilize S
Family with young children

Asemrowende uitsig, skoon en gerieflik - ons het heerlik gekuier.

Dit was ongelooflik mooi, baie ruim kamers, heerlike kos en die rustigheid laat mens baie gemaklik voel. Kinders het heerlik rondgehardloop en gespeel op die plaas - ons sal verseker weer daar oorslaap.

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Breathtaking view, clean and comfortable - we had a great time.

It was incredibly beautiful, very spacious rooms, delicious food and the tranquility makes you feel very comfortable. Children had a great time running around and playing on the farm - we will definitely spend the night there again.

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Yolanda W - Dec 2013
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Yolanda W
Family with young children

Ons en die kinders het die plaaskuier baie geniet!

Die verblyf, kos en kuier op die plaas was fantasties. Ons gasheer en gasvrou staan vir niks verkeerd nie. Ons drie-jarige seuntjie het die diere op die plaas en pragtige tuin vreeslik geniet.

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We and the children really enjoyed the farm visit!

The accommodation, food and visiting on the farm were fantastic. Our host and hostess do nothing wrong. Our three-year-old boy really enjoyed the animals on the farm and beautiful garden.

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Martie L - Aug 2013
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Martie L
With spouse/partner

Die huisie is goed ingerig en die plaasomgewing 'n verkwikking vir die siel!

Die selfsorghuisie is baie gerieflik ingerig. Die plaasomgewing is net wat mens nodig het om 'n blaaskans te vat en kop skoon te maak. Dis defnitief op my "weer te doen"-lysie.

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The cottage is well furnished and the farm environment is refreshing for the soul!

The self-catering cottage is very comfortably furnished. The farm environment is just what one needs to take a break and clear one's head. It's definitely on my "to do again" list.

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Venessa C - Apr 2012
Overall rating
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Venessa C
With spouse/partner

Wonderful and hospitable accommodation

The couple that run this place are wonderful people and most hospitable. The setting is beautiful and has wonderful views of the surrounding fields and mountains. Very peaceful and definitely worth a visit.

From
R1 400
per night, for 2 ppl
From
From R1 400
per night, for 2 ppl
From
R1 400
per night, for 2 ppl
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  • Capacity: 12 people
  • All ages welcome
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: R75 South, Graaff-Reinet, 6280, Eastern Cape
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