Mountain View Guest House

Reviews of Mountain View Guest House

Good(87%) From 19 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 19 of our travellers who have visited Mountain View Guest House, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs W-J from UK
Arrived on: 22-Aug-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Kasane to Cape Town Day 15

Clean, pleasant one or two night stopover with very good breakfast (we didn't eat cooked after our big evening meal but it looked excellent) and friendly staff.

We ate dinner at the Grazdak steak ranch; about a 15 minute walk from Mountain View. Excellent food, HUGE portions, wonderful staff and the chef even drove us 'home' as it was raining hard and refused to accept any payment.

We visited the flowers at Skilpad but found it disappointing – the sea of orange was spectacular but we saw more interesting and varied blooms by the roadside – but then we did take a very 'interesting' out-of -the-way route over the mountains back to the N7! Not quite the short cut we'd envisioned but much more fun than the main road.

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Mrs J from UK
Arrived on: 29-Jul-2009 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Mountain View Guest House

Very friendy hostess, rooms very comfortable.

Ate well at Taurens Steak Ranch, recommended by MVGH.

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Mr & Mrs B, from Portugal
Arrived on: 16-Feb-2009 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Mountain View Guest House review

Welcome OK and the room was fine. Breakfast good.

Not much elso to say.

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Mr & Mrs B from London
Arrived on: 21-Oct-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Springbok, personal service with a smile

We enjoyed this lovely location, another beautiful room. Cars parked in 'bay' for each room.

Dining room (a choice of 2!) for breakfast was comfortable, light, pleasant.
Dinner recommendation on main road also great experience - shop, restaurant, tourist info!

Felt well set up and rested for the drive next day to Augrabies.
Also would recommend going to Goegap Nature Reserve while in Springbok. - had to cram that into a half day, but could have spent longer there.

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Mr P from Wallingford
Arrived on: 4-Sep-2008 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Beautiful room and excellent wildflowers

Another excellent B&B in a good location.

We stayed 2 nights here from where we drove several wildflower routes, the most memorable being Skilpad - large expanses of Namaqua daisies - and Goekap - amazing variety of different wildflowers in lovely setting.

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Yellow Canaries from UK
Arrived on: 25-Aug-2008 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Location:
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Rooms:
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Service:
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Average
Food:
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Mountain View Guest House review

This was a conveniently situated guest house overlooking some of the other houses with good mountain views beyond. We were given a very pleasant room opening onto the garden, and with the heating full on found it quite comfortable (our car was iced up in the morning, and the grass white with frost, so we appreciated the heat - and the electric blankets!). We had a problem with the shower which sometimes had water, sometimes not, which was a bit awkward for us when covered in soap, and were told this was something to do with the town water supply.

As compared with Wilma at Clanwilliam, our hostess was not very helpful, and on our first night was unable to suggest anywhere for us to go for a meal. Breakfast was not as good as at the previous places, with no proper buffet and an inadequate toaster.

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Mr & Mrs R from Norfolk
Arrived on: 9-Aug-2008 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Rooms:
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One night stand in Springbok

A very short stay here, but very welcoming and we had all that we needed.

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M & M Oxford from UK
Arrived on: 16-Sep-2007 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Mountain View Guest House

Another very comfortable and quiet guest house, serving a very good breakfast. We were welcomed by the owner with afternoon coffee and cake which was much appeciated.

The rooms were tastefully and individually decorated.

Again, having a 4 x 4 vehicle allowed us to visit Orbicule Hill, the site of some rare obicular diorite (only of interest to geologists!).

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Dr E from Scotland
Arrived on: 10-Sep-2007 Stayed for: 2 nights
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A good B and B high above the town

This was more like a hotel than a bed and breakfast. The breakfast was good and the service efficient.

Our room was excellent with views over the local countryside but others in our group were not as lucky.

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