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The Merry Widow Country Retreat

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The Merry Widow Country Retreat

12 guests
4 bedrooms
10 beds
4 private baths
12 guests
4 bedrooms
10 beds
4 private baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.

Very comfortable and relaxed, six en-suite rooms, all with private garden entrances. Tranquil gardens, inviting pool and guaranteed privacy. Within easy reach of kite- and wind surfer's paradise, wine farms, game lodges and paragliding sites on short day trips. Authentic and Original Living.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff

Accessibility

Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the bedroom

Availability

20 Reviews

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Megan User Profile
Megan
December 2015
I'm so happy that we found The Merry Widow! Ulrich was very kind and accommodating, the property was lovely, and the food was delicious. My friends and I stayed as a nice retreat from Cape Town. I highly reccomend it to anyone looking to stay in the area!
Koby User Profile
Koby
December 2015
Nice room. Excellent value!
Antoine User Profile
Antoine
February 2018
The Merry Widow is very central in Hopefield. An ideal base to explore this NW corner of the Western Cape. Ulrich is an excellent host; very in tune with the region and sensitive to the greater 'ecosystem'. Can braai a truly wicked steak and put together an awesome salad too. The…
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Joanne Marjorie
January 2018
The Merry Widow is situated in an ideal location to use as your base for exploring the region. .Ulrich was a kind and thoughtful host who made us feel very welcome. We loved staying here. The rooms are spacious and the beds very comfortable. I will definitely stay here again wh…
Peter User Profile
Peter
December 2017
One can expect a knowledgeable host , who will ensure to the best of his abilities , that your stay is enjoyable.
David User Profile
David
December 2017
Ulrich's place is undoubtedly THE place to stay at in Hopefield. There is a pool which is very welcome in summer and his hospitality is fantastic. The meals were also great.
Anna User Profile
Anna
March 2017
Ulrich is a wonderful host and we enjoyed every minute of our stay! Just what we were looking for: a quiet and very authentic place and a perfect base to explore the West Coast. All very eco-friendly and part of the local community. The grounds are lovely, pool is deluxe and abov…

Hosted by Ulrich

Joined in February 2013
Ulrich User Profile
23 Reviews
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Travelled a bit of Europe, Africa, Middle East and West Asia. Own and run a guest house in Hopefield on the Cape West Coast, also known as the center of the Universe. Come and stay for a day or two, unwind, relax and recoup!
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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