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About Melrose Guest Farm

Melrose Guest Farm offers exceptional style, excellent value and is easily accessible on the R75. It is only 13 km from Graaff-Reinet. The farm boasts stunning views across the Karoo veld and the mountains beyond, in a tranquil setting with the most magnificent sunsets. In winter the mountains are covered with snow.

Our rooms are spacious but cosy with crisp white linen giving a luxurious touch. Rooms also offer an honesty bar fridge filled with refreshments for your enjoyment.

Birdwatchers will have a delightful time in identifying approximately 12 different bird species, and game drives are also available. Bring your mountain or quad bikes for a ride through the veld.

Enjoy genuine Karoo hospitality at Melrose Guest Farm, where guests are treated as friends. No pets allowed.

Family friendly: Families love the peace and quiet of the farm; wondering around; bird watching; star gazing

Romantic: privacy in cottage nights under the stars

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 33 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 14 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Highly Recommended

Melrose Guest Farm Rooms

Reviews for Melrose Guest Farm

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Melissa Davidson
01 January 2018

Lovely to be able to walk around the farm and enjoy the view and fresh air. Cottage is well equipped, neat and clean. We enjoyed a good night's sleep and the aircon was most welcome on a hot Karoo day!

Margo Thompson, South Africa
22 March 2016

Our stay at Melrose Guest farm was perfect. The accommodation itself was perfect - clean and the cottage had everything in one might need for self-catering. The setting of the cottage was perfect - saw 2 kudu cows coming into the land to feast on the green pastures. The farm is just far enough from town but near enough to nip into town. It was perfect....

Zeldi Snyman, South Africa
12 January 2016

Our family stayed 2 nights at Melrose Guest Farm. Johan and Hanfi went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The farm is beautiful - you can see their passion and attention to detail everywhere. Our 'city kids' enjoyed walking over to see all the farm animals. Lovely stay! Will definately visit again!  

Roland Lovelock, South Africa
07 October 2015

Lovely accommodation. Tastefully furnished and well appointed. Wished we had booked another night

Sonja van der Spuy
07 July 2013

We really enjoyed our stay and excellent breakfast! Will definitely make use of Hanfi's hospitality again.

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Melrose Guest Farm Map

Melrose Guest Farm is 10.8km from the centre of Graaff-Reinet , the nearest airport 212.7km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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