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Clarens Retreat

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411 Main Street, Clarens 9707 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews comfy bed perfect stopover an awesome place to stay great hosts your partner booking process serviced daily walking distance special touch friendly owners excellent stay cold winter nights would definitely stay here again central location the owner thank you very much comfortable stay
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The rooms were clean, neat and tidy with all that we required. The position is close enough to the centre to be very convenient, yet far enough away to be peaceful. The owner was very helpful and requests / enquiries were satisfied almost immediately. I...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small beautiful little town. Lodge close too all amenities. Brand new lodge. Modern design with enough self catering needs. Inside safe parking. Walking distance from restaurants and coffee shops and boutiques.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here before and had a wonderful surprise on our return visit, Gerrit and Francois are creating an amazing new complex. Although partly still under construction, the stunning new studios are immaculate and we had lovely views on two sides of the large...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time at Clarens Retreat and enjoyed the stay again. Nice to see the new extensions and refurbishing in current accommodation. The view is a winner from Unit 5 with the mountains and a beautiful sunrise

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The self-catering accommodation provided by Clarens Retreat is really comfortable, situated far enough from the main road to be quiet and peaceful, yet everything is walking distance - shops, restaurants, etc. Park the car and put on your slops! the unit is very well stocked,...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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About
Description
Situated in the idyllic town of Clarens, approximately 3 1/2 hours' drive from Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein, Clarens Retreat offers stylish and comfortable self-catering accommodation whilst being More nestled in-between the beautiful Rooiberge. Clarens Retreat changed ownership in May 2015. A number of refurbishment projects, including new beds, décor and replacement of all soft furnishings have been completed. The Retreat consists of four self-catering units. Retreat 1 and Retreat 2 are best suited for couples whilst Retreat 3 offers a spacious three bedroom unit which accommodates up to six guests. Retreat 4 is a large open-plan Couples Unit with a full kitchen, lounge and dining area. Being 240m away from the town square, the activity hub of Clarens, everything is within comfortable walking distance. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 48 - USD 84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Clarens
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 48 - USD 84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Free State > Clarens
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Penny F
17 October 2016|
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Response from Gerrit P | Property representative |
Hi Penny. Regrettably no pets are allowed. Regards Gerrit
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Room Tips
"If you are looking at a family stay or friends, this is an excellent choice"
annetter610
30 Oct. 2017
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"This is a converted home for accommodation & very well done."
JohnS278
9 Nov. 2015
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"We stayed in Retreat 2"
Ceris6
30 Sep. 2015
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