"Perfect location “off the beaten track” for an overnighter between Gauteng and the Cape. Neat, clean and well appointed rooms. The host was ready and able to help with all our needs. We were traveling with 3 small dogs and they were accommodated with ease.
Thank you all.
"An absolute pleasure to stay at Fox Den. Beautiful, clean and well equipped accommodation. Definitely recommended. "
"What a pleasant surprise. A fantastic, homely, warm atmosphere. We were welcomed and immediately felt at home. The cottage was neat and had everything we needed. The eats for breakfast that was in the fridge was mist welcome. We ordered a braai pack to braai the evening. The meat was super! This is..."more
"It was excellent value for money and perfect for an overnight stay. Great hostess."
"The place was neat, cosy and a home away from home. Everything you needed was available. Cookies on the table, with greeting. Baked muffins, juice, and breakfast for the next morning.
All done with just a personal touch.
"Very tidy and clean rooms. Wonderful host. Very pleasant experience. "
"Fantastic accommodation. New furnishings, very clean and quiet. Mari is most hospitable and always accommodating. This is our third one night stop over and just love it."
"Wonderful accommodation with unexpected muffins,juice,milk,cereals etc thrown in. Excellent host."
"Well appointed accommodation in a tranquil location, with fully equipped self-catering kitchenette. We used the braai facilities, enjoying a stunning evening in the garden outside the cottage."
"Fox Den was a real eye opener of what can be done in a remote town. There was nothing to fault this excellent accommodation on. The visitors book is full of praise. Well deserved.
What was supplied for our breakfast was great. Thanks."
"Fly screens at the windows would allow guests to leave the windows open overnight."
"Beslis n plek wat ek sal aanbeveel.
Ontvangs was warm en vriendelik.
Kamer met alles die fasiliteite wat jy benodig
vir lekker oornag na lang reis !
Baie dankie Fox Den"
"Will recommend it to anybody "
"Reception warm and welcome, beautiful place. Clean and neat. Best value for money."
"Got a nice welcome from Mari. We were impressed with the continental breakfast provided and all cooking options of a microwave, stove, oven or braai. Whichever is your preference it was available. Couldn't ask for more on a one night layover between Joburg and Cape Town. Would highly recommend for a..."more
"Everything was perfect. We were even given muffins, cerial and cookies for the following morning to enjoy before we left. We strongly recommend this fantastic accommodation ."
"It was perfect for what we required"
"loved everything..cosy and cofortable.good value for your money"
"Did sleep well. Just a pity kitchen coldwater tap did not had any water."
"The accommodation was lovely, clean and very comfortable. We slept very warmly thanks to the electric blanket and many extra blankets on the bed, but the single panel heater did very little to warm the room and getting ready the next morning was torture! The car thermometer read -3 when we left at 8..."more
"A perfect stopover to break the journey from CT to JHB. Mari is always friendly and welcoming. Room was cosy and clean and a light brekkie was included. This was our third stay and we'll be back!"
"Clean, well equipped cottages!"
"Die hele voorkoms was, wat ek verwag het en die liewe kat het bygedra tot die huislike atmosfeer. Die algehele toestand was skoon, netjies en ontspanne ons het dit geniet"
"Plumbing requires repair in Room 3"
"Vir Trompsburg, baie goeie akkommodasie, netjies en skoon. Sal weer daar oorbly. "
"Excellent and friendly Accomodation at a reasonable price ,
Clean and pleasant."
"Lovely self catering. Has everything you need."
"We enjoyed the stay at Fox Den and we will recommend our friends to use your facilities "
"Very comfortable, self-service cottage, well appointed and equipped. Warm welcome from our host Marie and we appreciated the breakfast goodies in the room and fridge."
"Very satisfied with our stay. Rooms very comfortable and clean, facilities good and owners very friendly."
"As always Fox Den provides an awesome break in a long journey. The breakfast muffins in the fridge is a lovely touch. Marie is lovely and very helpful."
"Stopped in for an overnight stay. Very pleasant, comfortable, well maintained rooms. Every facility available. Would definitely stay over again.Andy Groenewald."
"The unit was neat, clean and tidy and we didn't have to ask for anything. Everything we needed was there for us. Loved watching the little meerkats in the garden and the veld - such a treat."
"Will definitely consider returning to Fox Den. Warm reception. Comfortable, neat, and clean accommodation (and inexpensive) with safe off the road parking.
"We really enjoyed our stay at Fox Den. Accommodation was excellent.Just a pity we did not realize there was nowhere very nice to eat in Trompsburg.Will definitely stay again and recommend it to our friends and family."
"What an unexpected nice surprise for an overnight stop, and a perfect distance between Cape Town and Joburg . New and neat , with everything we needed, and the owner Mari was extremely helpful, from guiding us to the best pizza's to a cold beer. Thanks so much, will definately be staying again!"
"Very peaceful and quiet place, except for the power outage on and off, everything else was great. Will recommend to friends and family."
"Mari het ons vriendelik ontvang en sommer bietjie gesels ook. Die verblyf het alles wat jy nodig het en meer. Tot n liggie vir as die krag uitgaan. Die ontbyt was heerlik en heeltemal voldoende. Sal dit aanbeveel vir enigiemand wat n rustige tweede dag se bestuur terug Gauteng toe soek. Sy kan ..."more
"We only stayed overnight at Fox Den but would definitely stay again. It was a perfect stop for our trip from Durban to the Cape. The unit was clean and comfortable and the cereals, muffins and yoghurts provided were perfect to get us on our way again in the morning!"
"This is the second time we stayed over on our way to our finial designation at Fox den. It is clean, comfortable and I will recommend it. "
"The place was quite nice but we ran out of hot water in the evening! Wife showered first and water was OK. When I showered the water was warm and got cold before I finished! Morning shower was fine, water remained hot."
"Neat and clean."
"What lovely, spacious and clean accommodation. Bonus was a little play area for my 3 year old granddaughter, and our border collie was also welcome to stay. Price very reasonable."
"Very nice, clean inexpensive overnight accommodation. Pleasant hostess, what more could I ask?"
"Excellent facility. Will see us again."
"Na n langpad uit die Kaap uit, was dit n lafenis. Uiters skoon en baie netjies. Baie dankie, sal dit beslis vir almal aanbeveel. Ander gastehuise kan my Fox Den kom kers opsteek.
After a long journey from Cape Town, it was a relief to get here. Fox Den is extremely clean and very neat. Than..."
"Great place to stay over. - so friendly. Will definitely stay over again on our way back to Limpopo. "
"This was our second stay at Fox Den. It is perfect for a good nights rest. We appreciate the little unexpected gifts! Last year it was biscuits, this year chocolates!"
"Thank you - we enjoyed our overnight at Fox Den it was a pleasant surprise."
"Very quiet and secure location, a perfect stopover to break the long journey from coast to high veld. Easy to find and not far off the motorway. Lovely to wake up to the clucking chickens, and rooster crowing, very rural! "
"Arrived late after a long day of travel and enjoyed a friendly reception, comfortable beds and pleasant breakfast."
"Pleasant, clean accommodation with secure off street parking. Would be happy to use Fox Den again in our travels."
"Everything we needed for a stop over on our way back to Jhb, will definetly book again."
"Excellent place for a stopover between the Western Cape and the northern provinces. Everything was clean and neat. I wouldn't recommend it for more than 4 people, unless you have small children, maybe."
"We arrived to a warm welcome. The unit was extremely clean and spacious. A place you can really relax in comfort. I would recommend it to anybody."
"Fox Den is 1 of the greatest places to stay. Mari goes out of her way to make you feel at home. She waited up for us till almost midnight when we had been held up on our way there. I will always stay there again and can recommend anyone to make use of their hospitality and pristine rooms"
"Fox Den is a good place to stay over and rest when taking a long journey. The beds were comfortable and the kiddies play area was an absolute bonus. The breakfast goodies and biscuits were also a pleasant surprise.
"A wonderful overnight stop. Perfectly situated between CT and JHB allowing you to break the back of the journey en route to JHB. Just far enough off N1 to be reasonably quiet without adding any extra distance. Clean and comfortable and our most important criteria pet friendly! Thank you so much."
"Unit clean and tidy, but definitely too small for 6 people - 4 people maximum. Unit was not ready regarding bedding, as hostess only arrived there from a holiday same time as we did. Good price, considering we also received a 'take-away' breakfast.
"If you ever have to stop over in Trompsberg for the night, I thoroughly recommend Fox Den. Big, clean, spacious rooms. Very nice. Thank you."
"We received excellent service, and it is a wonderful and neat place. They take extra care of their guests. We will definitely stay here again. It is friendly and well organized."
"Nice new facilities! Continental breakfast did the job!"
"Die eienaar is baie gasvry en doen moeite vir haar gaste. Ons sal die plek aanbeveel by vriende. Baie dankie.
The owner is very hospitable and goes out of her way for her guests. We will be recommending the establishment to friends. Thank you."
"Very lovely place, neat and tidy. Very warm, just what we needed to shield us from the Free State winter. We had a very pleasant stay. Thank you."
"Very good and enjoyable. Good value."
"Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay on the long journey to Johannesburg. Value for money. Will stay there again. Marti is running a wonderful establishment. Thank you."
"Very comfortable hospitality. Thanks."
"A wonderful place to stay. Clean and comfortable. The perfect stop-over for a trip to KZN or Gauteng. Mari was very welcoming and we would definitely stay there again."
"Clean and pleasant."
"I booked a place for friends of mine,and they were thrilled with the whole experience. They intend to make use of your facilities a lot more. It is exactly halfway between their home in Piet Retief and Montagu. Thank you for great service."
"We received a very warm welcome and really appreciated the little personal touches like the biscuits, the basket with wine and pretzels, etc. I highly recommend Fox Den."
"Fox Den provides a comfortable stay and one feels very safe. "
"Die skoonheid en stilte vind dadelik aanklank die oomblik as jy by die hek inkom. Binne die eenheid is alles en nog meer wat jy kan aandink om jou verblyf aangenaam te maak. Die netheid in die eenheid is verfrissend en die kleurskemas smaakvol. Die eetgoed vir ontbyt is besonders en baie waarderend...."more
"Very comfortable and hospitable stopover point from Cape Town to Durban. Excellent price. Very good evening meal offered by Marti. Thank you - our party of 4 were very pleased."
"COMPLIMENTS FOX DEN BED AND BREAKFAST
Thank you for hosting us at your beautiful B&B (1st Jan 2017)
Most especially thank you for your warm hospitality.
We have had the most daunting nightmare experience of having been stranded on the Karoo, we appreciated you keeping constant ..."
"Great stopover from Cape Town to JHB. Friendly efficient staff and clean well equipped room. Will definitely use them again."
"Mari se gasvryheid is wonderlik! Die fasiliteite is uitstekend ons het nou al 2 keer daar gebly. Nog 'n groot pluspunt is die veilige parkering. Van ons familie het ook reeds by Fox Den bespreek. Ons kan Fox Den ten volle aanbeveel en sien daarna uit om weer te gaan.
Susan en Osie Oosthuizen Ro..."
"Fox Den offered me a very good stay. I encountered no problems with regards to the service I received or the staff. I will recommend and definitely revisit this establishment."
"Lovely self-catering units, clean with safe off the road parking.
We arrived on New Years Day when most places are closed, however Mari had asked the Bakehouse (take away place) to stay open till 9pm - which was a bonus enjoyed take away pies and koeksusters at our unit, while watching meerkats..."
"Our stay at Fox Den was very pleasant. I would highly recommend it to anybody passing by."
"As we were planning to travel from George to Howick by car, we needed to break the journey halfway. When we found Fox Den on your website, it seemed just the right place. Well, it was just what we were looking for!
Comfy and convenient, close enough to the N1 without our hearing the traffic, the..."
"The breakfast and room was lovely. We had a very nice stay."
"It was our second time stay at Fox Den, we enjoyed it as much as we did the first time. It was clean and spacious. The host is very friendly and accommodating. I will return to Fox Den when the time arises."
"Fox Den was an unexpected comfort in the otherwise odd and shabby town of Trompsburg. A handy overnight stop on the N1, Fox Den welcomes you with Mari's warm and capable manner making one feel at home.
A heater and electric blanket kept me cosy during a chilly night and a light breakfast o..."
"We spent one night at Fox Den and found the owner Mari, very helpful. She even managed to find space in her freezer for an entire cut up lamb of mine. Accommodation was small but clean and well stocked with everything we needed, including a complimentary packed of biscuits! Good old fashioned hos..."more
"I had an awesome stay at this accommodation! I will definitely suggest this place to other people."
"The fox den was clean and comfortable.The heater and breakfast in the room was a nice touch.I would use this facility again if I was in the area "
"We had a wonderful stay. We would make use of you again and recommend to others."
"Thank you for a pleasant stay. This is a place we will revisit and recommend."
"We had a fantastic time at Fox Den. Its the break away we needed. Would revisit or recommend the guesthouse."
"A very comfortable and pleasant environment. Nice stop over on the way to the Cape. I would recommend this to anyone as an affordable and comfortable stop over."
"I stayed over with a member of my family at Fox Den on a trip from Gauteng to Western Cape. The sojourn at Fox Den was a delight. Mari Fourie, our hostess was friendly, welcoming and assiduous in her attention to our needs. Our rooms were neat, clean and beyond expectation. The value for money was o..."more
"The rooms were clean and neat, the beds warm."
"Like my previous review it was an excellent evening again and we had a fantastic welcome on arrival, as usual.
Thanks Marie - see you next time.
"Fantastic room, friendly staff, excellent service and even wine and snacks on arrival.
Thanks see you next time."
"Great stay very friendly hostess even while she is far pregnant. Bath room could have been slightly larger. Will return in future and recommend."
"Unbelievable for this small town. Comfortable on suite room, basic kitchen with serial breakfast provided and a spacious living room with DSTV."