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Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery and Guesthouse

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A quite and peaceful stay

A quite place to spend a few days. Easy walks up the mountain and surrounding areas. Rooms are... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
jhnel
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Peaceful, Tranquil and Serene

I've spent the last week in Grahamstown for work, and on a whim decided to stay at the Monestary... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Andrew W
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3 Jul 2017
“A quite and peaceful stay”
6 Nov 2016
“Peaceful, Tranquil and Serene”
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Off N2 7Km South of Grahamstown, Grahamstown, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

A quite place to spend a few days. Easy walks up the mountain and surrounding areas. Rooms are simple (it is after all a monastery) and comfortable. Neat and clean.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I've spent the last week in Grahamstown for work, and on a whim decided to stay at the Monestary Guest House, and I am ever so glad I did. The seclusion and quiet of the grounds afford one the opportunity to rest well, think clearly...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

A lovely place to stay. We surprised ourselves by attending all of the services(5 daily). They had a real emphasis on making it easy for guests to join in worship to God. The monks were very friendly at dinner time (breakfast & lunch are silent)....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2014

We have just spent three days/2 nights at this pictureaque, tranquil friendly place. They offer accomkmodation to all in comfortable but basic private rooms - single and double. Only one has ensuite so be prepared to share a bathroom with a few other guests. This...More

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