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Paterson, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ixopo is not the most inspiring place in the Eastern Cape but Kings Grant country retreat was a haven to behold. We received a warm welcome and shown to our rooms. Beautifully appointed rooms with a huge king size bed( sure the King would be please. The gardens are huge and was in bloom with a riot of colors. The...

Thank george41248
Reviewed 20 December 2016

the service was very good. we an late and they waited for us. the room was huge and comfortable. it is so relaxing there. it had a wonderful view rom the stoop on the garden. breakfast was wonderful. I loved it. the personal are so helpfull

Thank cobusTheunissen
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

After a hectic day of traveling the hills of KZN, this guesthouse was like an oasis. One is welcomed by the ringing of the cowbells and the sound of cows all round. You can go walking and look at their chapel and their mill. So relaxing. The rooms are spacious and clean and the staff super friendly. The supper menu...

Thank Verdi B
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great clean rooms with exceptional service from Christobel. The food in the restaurant is exquisite and the prices really very reasonable. nothing was too much effort when we asked for some "mods" to the meals to accomodate our two little ones. Definitely a spot to look into if you are stayign over in the area!

Thank Bhausberger
Rustenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had very cold weather during our stay in August but the staff did their best to make the stay as comfortable as they could. Heaters, fireplace, Electric blankets made us feel warm. The staff were very friendly and most helpful. They went the extra mile to assist us with our needs. Breakfast was really lovely. Pity the one night...

Thank 182sulimans
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This past weekend we made our way to Creighton for a steam-train ride through the blooming aloes. The organisation of the Festival was really well done and you are allowed to pack a picnic basket or buy snacks and drinks on board. I will definitely be doing the festival again. As accommodation in Creighton is limited, we decided to stay...

Thank Catherine B
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

My single room's accommodation was welcoming, homely, clean and very comfortable. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The setting of the retreat was relaxing and a walk around the property was interesting. The chapel and the old mill certainly have much history. The breakfast was hearty and the evening meal's selection was very good. A definite stop over again...

Thank O7063NYguestg
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The place is lovely with gardens and walkways the food was really delicious. We enjoyed our stay if you want to be off the rat race. With a chapel and variety of rooms the place is caters for different travellers. For those who want a quiet peaceful retreat this is ideal.

Thank allanp262
George, South Africa
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Our group of travellers were on a tour of selected 1880's Trappist mission stations. A bonus was to be accommodated on this former mission station, in delightfully adapted accommodation previously housing nuns of the Order of Precious Blood and members of the Trappist order. I stayed in a cottage named Hermitage 3, with twin beds en-suite which was luxuriously finished....

Thank Marie D
Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Situated near to Ixopo in Kwa Zulu Natal, the Guest House was previously a Trappist Monastery and offers a variety of accommodation choices from a fairly small bedroom (on suite) to very spacious accommodation called the “honeymoon suite”. The food was outstanding and varied and the service and attention we enjoyed was 100%. The buildings were built around 1890 and...

Thank Frank R

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Kings Grant Country Retreat

Address: Sutherland Farm | District Road 527, Ixopo 3276, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ixopo
Price Range: €69 - €88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Grant Country Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“I do not have any tips it was good all over for me”
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 of 5 bubbles cobusTheunissen, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the Reception area has w i - fi”
 of 5 bubbles 182sulimans, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Am sure that any of the rooms would be quiet as set in tranquil gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles O7063NYguestg, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Honeymoon Suite is spacious and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles frankr599, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a recently refurbished room,”
 of 5 bubbles karenf237, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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