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A Stones Throw

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely stay-over just outside of Grahamstown. Just what we needed to relax. Magnificent sunset. Private. Clean & Fresh. Friendly & warm reception. Attention to every detail makes it extra special.

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again soon - safe travels and best Easter Wishes Suzanne and the amazing crew from A Stones Throw

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a very long, hot drive from Cape Town it was great to hear a very helpful, friendly voice on the other end of the phone, find a neat, clean cottage, have a cup of coffee, a shower and get a good night's sleep in comfortable beds with lovely clean linen. A bonus was to be greeted in the morning...

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feed-back, guests like you make it all worthwhile. "Travel helps you see the world with new eyes and extra colours". Happy travelling and I hope we get to meet you again in the near future.

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perched on top of the mountain, A Stones Throw offers mesmerising views of the valley below. It is quite peaceful and you get to wake up to fresh mountain air. The rooms are spacious and have an intricate mix of a modern day feel plus a cultural theme.

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Wow Tatenda - what more can I say - thank you for your lovely words and we certainly look forward to your visits with us again in the near future - "Sahle kahle" and happy travels - Suzanne and the Team at A Stone's Throw.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The peaceful City of Saints and the comfortable stay at the venue was all that the doctor ordered. The stuff were as helpful as always, the accommodation was clean, and the kitchen was stocked with all that I needed.

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Malindi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have been regular visitors to A Stones Throw for the past 8 years. Only a short drive out of Grahamstown, but with the most wonderful views from any room we stayed in. Just a short walk to climb one of Grahamstown's highest hills, and return to your well equipped self catering cabin or room for breakfast. All rooms are...

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Korinna - thank you so much for your lovely positive words and we certainly have missed not seeing you this year over the half term - I do hope you will able to visit us again in the near future and I wish you and Olivia all the best with your new journeys to come. Kind regards and love from...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A very peaceful and safe place. Best night sleep ever. Slept with door wide open. Fully equipped log cabin. Ample parking including trailers. Just 4km out of town, perfect. Beautiful view of the valley.

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feed-back - wishing you many more happy travels. Regards Suzanne

Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I arrived at A Stone's Throw door late (after 6.30pm) and without a booking, However, Suzanne immediately welcomed us and settled us into a very comfortable cottage. This was clean and cosy and Suzanne made sure that milk was available with the supplied hot drink sachets. The shower was pressurized and a pleasure after a long days'...

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Oh wow thank you so much for the lovely feed-back and only a pleasure to welcome you and you guys and wish you many more safe and happy travels in our awesome countryside.

Dana Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were totally satisfied with our brief stay and could not have wanted anything better. Congratulations on running a well cared and serviced establishment. Anyone requesting accommodation in Grahamstown will be gladly given your details. Keep up your good work and thanks for a pleasant rest during ourtravels

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your feed-back and wishing you many pleasant trips as you explore all the wonderful sites and settings that we have to offer in the Eastern Cape. Kind regards Suzanne and the Team.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

it is a stones throw from the town views to die for very clean and well looked after would be great for a family to stay in if you where self catering will be even better when they can offer breakfast was a bit over priced compare to other places we stayed in secure parking

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ccsw, Owner at A Stones Throw, responded to this review

Thank you very much Brian for your feed-back - great to have guests who loved our view as much as we do - kind regards and happy travelling. Suzanne

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We stayed in Room 5. It was dirty. Old grime. No hot water. It smelled of stale sweat. It is definitely not worth R900 + This is more like R400/R500 accommodation. The lady that received us was extremely friendly and helpful though.

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Thank you Gideon - we do value our guests feed-back both positive and negative and your input has highlighted a few areas we can aim to improve upon. As discussed in my email to you we would love to have you stay again at a reduced rate on your next visit for your inconvenience and look forward to the opportunity...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Stone's Throw Accommodation is nestled on the hilltops above Grahamstown. Offering country living "A Stone's Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting which is surrounded by open countryside. A Stone's Throw is situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars, a seven minute drive into the city centre of Makana Grahamstown. The beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga, and Port Alfred are nearby and the Great Fish River Reserves, Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth are just over one hour away. A Stone's Throw's welcoming ambience ensures you a memorable stay. Wake up to Spectacular views. Enjoy sunsets and watching a variety of indigenous bird life, star-gazing, soaking up the sunshine with a book or taking an energetic hike up to the Toposcope, (This building, erected by the Grahamstown Trust in 1997/98, shows the direction of many towns and sites of this Eastern Cape region). Due to renovations we also have available accommodation option at 30 on Oatlands Road which is centrally situated in the Oak-tree lined suburb of Oatlands. We look forward to your visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Stones Throw

Address: 9 Stones Hill, Route 67, Port Alfred Road, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Grahamstown
Price Range: €51 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — A Stones Throw 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If 3or4 pax, ask for the wooden cabins. Best for families.And best views.”
cowankenya, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“if self catering great”
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“Stayed in the A-frame self catering and another room. Both were excellent, with beautiful views”
the0dyssey, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
“First choice: Bungalows.”
21bryanh, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The Rondaval is our favourite, with the view of the rolling hills from our windows”
Wright062, 14 May 2012 | Read review
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