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Bain's House

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Edlesborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Paul and Marie were extremely helpful and the rooms were comfortable. Good garden and veranda to relax on. Excellent breakfasts and a swimming pool to use. We had no car but Paul drove us to restaurants which was very useful.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I arrived mid afternoon and was greeted by a very hospitable hostess. We were show around the guest house and given a room with a view of the gardens and river in the distance. The old style rooms reminded my hubby of his childhood they were very big and spacious. The room and bathroom were very clean...

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Kempen
Reviewed 11 December 2016

When we arrived in the afternoon, there was nobody in the lodge to open the gate.We waited half an hour at nearly 40 degrees!! We called their number, but nobody picked up the phone.Finally we asked a neighbour what to do and he called the owner.After another ten minutes a man arrived, let us in, gave us the key and...

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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stayed here while on a self-fly safari from Johannesburg to Namibia. The staff picked us up from Uppington Airport, helped us select a nice place for dinner, and gave us a very pleasant stay. The grounds are well kept.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

The lady (Maria) who assisted me was super friendly and very pleasant. I'd give the room I stayed in a 5,5/10....reasons being: it was a bit too close to the main road so I could clearly hear cars all night. Bathrooms were neat, but quite old fashioned (not in a trendy way either) The tv's placing in the top left...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This guesthouse is located near, but not on, the Gariep River. It has a lovely stoep where you can sit and have a partial view of the river. The breakfast was good and the staff very friendly, helpful and accommodating. My colleague was quite happy with his room, but I got a room with only a tiny window - dark...

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Thank Magriet E
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stayed in Upington en route to the Richtersveld for a cycle tour. I would rate this guest house between average and above average ... the room was big and clean and the bed comfortable, but it was a little stark and lacking in character. The breakfast was very average. We were given very limited free wifi and I think...

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cambridgeshire uk
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We stayed here one night on our way to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and can highly recommend Bain's House. Our room was large and very comfortable. There is ample secure parking available. The owner and her son were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. They really know how to run a business. It is very rare to find accommodation...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Upington is beautifully located on the banks of the Orange River, but has developed over the last years to an utmost ugly outstretch of scattered concrete blocks overlaid by heavy plastic pollution that covers the whole city. The guesthouse itself is located close to the highway. You can see the Orange River in the distance from the terrace. The front...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This is a beautiful place with excellent service. The rooms are clean, neat and finely decorated. It provides all the amenities a traveler may need to feel at home. The house even has an interesting history!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At AG Bain’s House tranquility meets timeless elegance. The moment you enter the guest house through the big double doors you are greeted by an unexpected sight of an indoor waterfall and fishpond. As the guests book in, fish inquisitively pop up for greetings. Immediately you feel at home. Even more so, if your hostess shows you all the treasures to make you stay comfortable – the cozy lounge with the big fire place where you can sample our local wines, the verandah and the magical garden. The lounge leads onto an exquisite long verandah with a reed ceiling. Sipping you first cup of coffee on the verandah, you have a view over the lush garden with a black swimming pool and the Orange River valley where the fish eagles circle the skies. Only 1km from CBD AG Bain’s House offer you peace of mind with a secure parking area. Our location makes your visit to Upington one of comfort, peace and quiet. Airport transfers, tourist maps, traveler information are available from you hostess. Upington is strategically situated for visits to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Augrabies Falls National Park and Witsand Nature Reserve. Other interests in Upington is the grave of Scotty Smith, our own Robin Hood, the steam train at the Railway station, the avenue of Palm trees on the Island, Kanon Island, an agriculture centre, sunset cruises on the river, and a wine tasting and buying experience at the Orange River Wine Cellars – the second largest in the world. This is also a land of contrasts with various scenic attractions and 4x4 trails for four-wheel drive enthusiast. Come and enjoy the clear starlit night skies which create a magical atmosphere not to be missed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bain's House

Address: 80 Schroder Street | Kalahari, Upington 8801, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Upington
Price Range: $85 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bain's House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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