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Conville Farm B&B

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were transported back to a bygone time with this beautiful property which has been in the family for 3 generations. The bedrooms were tastefully decorated in original furniture and although no mod cons everything worked efficiently. The hostess was friendly, helpful and informative and the breakfast served in the magnificent dining room was delightful.

Thank goltie
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The house is situated in beautiful gardens with views over a dam towards the mountains. The room was spacious and comfortable and the barjroom clean and quirky. The host was welcoming and knowledgable. Aliwal North has a few choices for dinner. We aye at the Riverside Pub & Grill overlooking the Orange River.

Thank Freda E
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The guest house needs some serious tlc, inside and out. Bathroom was horrible, looked like it hasn't been cleaned in a while. Room lighting was poor, perfect scene for a horror movie. Sheets were stained. Cupboards were filled with clothes (not mine). Walls are thin you could hear conversations from the next room. Had a very uncomfortable night. For the...

1Thank Sakhile M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Aliwal North enroute to Tiffendell and found this gem just outside the hustle and bustle of town. So tranquil. Beautiful setting, great bird watching, horses, ducks, dogs. A great child-friendly environment. A delicious hot breakfast included. My favorite part of this journey was meeting and speaking to the hosts. Such a deep rooted history which you can...

Thank RoaminRabbit
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

It's a gem if you are interested in historical buildings. Don't be put off by the first impression as you drive in. It really does get better and better. Kids loved the farm and walk to the Orange river. Bruce and Anthony were lovely hosts.

Thank ingridvr2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

It's a bit odd - part someone's home, part castle-like, part antique. The rooms were comfortable and clean. No option of dinner and the breakfast was good. Pleasant garden to relax in. The house is not exactly soundproof and dogs barking and cats yelling in the night need to be put up with. And they don't have a credit card...

Thank JonoSav
Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 21 March 2016

As we approached Conville Farm B&B on a rough rainy day coming of a muddy dirt road the first impression driving through the entrance gate was: "where on earth did we land here?". The castle like building in the rain seemed like a shabby, run-down farm house from another century. Yet, the surprising effect hit us wholeheartedly, as we parked...

Thank Marc H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Spent one night on our way to Hogsback. Very comfortable room and beds. Lovely going to sleep with the bull frogs cloaking. Beautiful setting and great family history. Host's were welcoming and the scrambled eggs with breakfast were very good.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

the very first time I actually made use of booking through travelstart, we saw this place and the reviews and was not dissapointed! a charming delightful place with such friendly hosts! This is an absolute must visit for people who like the things of yesteryear! gorgeous furniture, an atmosphere of laid back luxury, and elegance with the quiet and tranquility...

Thank cuteeccentriclady
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 April 2015

The stay at Conville was a blast from the past. There's not a lot of houses in South Africa that has been in the same family for longer than a 100 years. The setting and views from the B&B are absolutely stunning! The service was super friendly with Linda waiting for us till 22:30 after making a 22:00 booking. The...

3Thank Laubscher C

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conville farm is a historic Sir Herbert Baker designed home, built in 1908 and still under the same family ownership.its set only 3km outside of aliwal north 800m away from the Orange river,in sprawling manicured gardens,with a beautiful north facing view overlooking the irrigation dam.its been in operation as a bed and breakfast for over 25 years, and is an ideal,peaceful stopover for those travelling to or from the coast and guateng. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Conville Farm B&B

Address: Aliwal North 9750, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Aliwal North
Price Range: €48 - €55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The rooms are in the main house, be prepared to be a house guest.”
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