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Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed at Karro Retreat this passed weekend as our daughter was playing in a hockey tournament.The location is perfect close to all the local schools and sports fields,shops and restaurants.But far enough from town central for it to be quiet and peaceful. We loved the decor and the quality of bedding was perfect,nice and warm for the chilly weather....

Thank Debbie H
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed with family, so it was three separate couples in three separate units. The rooms were really pleasant and well-equipped. Ours had its own mini kitchen unit, with an interconnecting door into a communal kitchen which you can choose to leave open or lock for more privacy. The pool was lovely and the rooms have small patio areas that...

Thank Kirstibot
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Although it looked a bit shabby from the outside, our spacious farmhouse style accommodation was well equipped and Ina ( who was very helpful) welcomed any suggestions for anything else that the kitchen might need. She organised some much needed laundry services. The house was clean and the neighbourhood was quiet. Ina organised a shuttle for us to take us...

Thank Cuckooscot
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We booked this accommodation through Airbnb and we surprised at how well kept the place was and the friendliness of the staff (Ina) who helped us check in. The room was beautifully made and we didn't hesitate to relax at the swimming pool when we arrived. Ina was more then happy to assist us with restaurant and Ostrich farm outings....

Thank Tamryn88
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This modern farmhouse was the highlight of our stay. This house would be perfect for a group of 8 people to populate the house. The kitchen is excellently equipped with a large table around which to eat and talk. The karoo retreat is in the major street full of other guesthouses as well as very close to the Arbeidsgenot, CJ...

Thank NicolaasMeyer
Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Comfortable, quiet and clean...what more do you need. The only complaint I have is the cold. The cottages are geared for very high summer temperatures, but not enough effort is made for the freezing winter cold. The lady that met us on arrival seemed a bit frazzled and confused. Not a great first impression. The cottages are very spacious and...

Thank Sandra B
East London, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We stayed one night at Karoo Retreat whilst on our 10-day Karoo trip. Nice quite venue in a beautiful part of Oudtshoorn. Rooms very clean and very nicely decorated. We used the open plan kitchen space and facilities including the very nice fire place. Save secure and comfortable.

Thank Sybert03
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Our friends found this apartment for our visit - just for one night, (not a hotel). The apartment was spotless - a cottage style décor - and a very fresh look. There was one double room and another room with twin beds. Also a small but adequate dining/sitting area. From the back door we just had to walk past a...

Thank BarbaraJimVictoria
Queenstown, South Africa
Reviewed 23 April 2015

From arrival, what a very relaxing stay. Accommodation was well worth it. Home away from home. Clean and well provided for on the basis of needs. Quiet surroundings and very peaceful. Will definitely stay there again! Will definitely recommend to friends and family.

Thank Clint l
Libreville, Gabon
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Extravagantly furnished this self catering accomodation created the right ambiance to deem it retreat. We stayed for only one night to further explore the area, but our stay was warmly welcomed by a most friendly patron who immediately made us feel at home. Shoes kicked aside we strolled around to the braai area and also relaxed in the swimming pool....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the beautiful Little Karoo, conveniently close to both the Garden Route and Route 62, we offer a unique base from which to enjoy and explore the beauty of this region. For the sophisticated young at heart, we offer an African experience with comfort, tranquility and style, furnished with hand-picked Karoo interior. We offer 4 double or twin bedded rooms with private entrance and patio each with own bathroom plus shower. All rooms are equipped with DSTV television, overhead fans, air conditioners, heaters, hairdryers and tea and coffee making facilities. Beautifull enclosed indigenous garden and Private Swimmingpool. All this for you to enjoy! We welcome you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karoo Retreat

Address: 238a Jan van Riebeeck Road | Wesbank, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: €41 - €51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karoo Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Book the larger house as you only pay per person and if you love to cook the kitchen is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles dhaylett, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building are more spacious and have access to kitchen units. The separate unit does not.”
 of 5 bubbles Kirstibot, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you want more privacy there is a small cottage available which is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Sybert03, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you are not an early riser, choose the room furthest away from the school!”
 of 5 bubbles BarbaraJimVictoria, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Probably room nr 4 is the best, what privacy and view is concerned. It's private terrace is nearest to the pool and offers a bit of a view at the gardens behind the accomodation. Rooms nr. 2 and 3 share a terrace. They may be slightly smaller than rooms 1 and 4.”
 of 5 bubbles Josje999, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
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