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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Cleopatra has a deserved reputation for incredible food and puts a lot of creativity and genius into their breakfast and dinner . The rooms are also very comfortable and the place is set around a beautiful lake with great views of the hills. My one reservation was that I found the hiking itself, whilst pretty, not necessarily that spectacular. I...

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Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently spent 2 nights at the Cleopatra. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us but we could not have been in a better place. The scenery is stunning, even in bad weather. The farmhouse is homely and comfortable and the staff are so attentive it is a fabulous place to spend time. And as for the food, simply...

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Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road from Rosetta seemed never ending and we hoped it would lead to our expected destination. Eventually Cleopatra appeared after about 5km rough track and we were immediately welcomed and shown to our room, one of eleven all with different themes. Ours was Scandinavina and had everything we could want including electric blankets and a log fire. Dinner was...

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Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time we've stayed here - and it's a long way from Yorkshire so has to be worth the trip!! Overall service is secind to none - friendly and attentive staff w it hour being overbearing. Great location and fantastic food with the pre meal presentation and wine cellar a massive u.s.p. If you're in this neck of the woods...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse was in a lovely quiet location along a graded road towards the end. It was excellent with cottage suites all individually decorated. A log fire was lit in our room on chilly evenings. The food was really delicious .The 6 course set menu was discussed in detail before dinner. Two or three nights would be a perfect...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is situated beautifully. It is quite accessible (only 5 km of dirt road) but it is very remote. It is tranquil and the gardens are stunning and very well taken care of. The roses just look fantastic. It is quite desolate but this is part of the charm. The farmhouse has 11 rooms (I think a 12th...

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Petaluma, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's not clear from the GPS that the last few kilometers are on a bumpy dirt road, but don't worry you are going the right way!. This hotel has an amazing herb garden, and beautiful grounds. The food that is included is five star as is the service. However, this is not a modern property, the bedrooms are cottages, which...

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cheltenham
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Arrived on a cold, foggy, rainy day to hot chocolate and cleansing towels. Our room was gorgeous with log burner, sherry and a lovely comfy bed. BUT the star of the show was the food! Phillipa the owner met us in the bar and explained every course that we would enjoy. Believe me the food...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Loved every minute. Highly recommendable and definitely hope to go there again. Gourmet food of the highest caliber. Service that is top notch with friendly staff that makes you feel as if you are home. No detail is left unattended. The finest touch is visible everywhere.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We recently spent some time in the Kamberg as a family. Being resident in Cape Town - and loving food and wine naturally, we heard about Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse and we made a booking. We were not to be disappointed. From the welcome as we arrived to the sumptuous food and the very impressive, well-stocked underground wine cellar, everything was...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Address: Highmoor Road, Balgowan 3275, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Balgowan
Price Range: $424 - $503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Hotel Balgowan
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse Kwazulu Natal
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse South Africa/Balgowan
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“Room 1 is the biggest but rooms 10 and 11 are detached and may be even better!”
 of 5 bubbles GaryS2, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms looked amazing”
 of 5 bubbles AshWews, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The executive cottages are great”
 of 5 bubbles ManfredK591, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 6, nice and modern. Room 4 very old and dated.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaKT, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 10 & 11, outside the garden, for stunning views and privacy. 8, 9 & 10 (in the old house) spacious and cozy. All with fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Calvicci, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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