"Lovely house; great atmosphere. "
"We're going to spend a little longer next time so we can explore the surroundings. Hospitality was wonderful."
"Baie uniek. Vriendelike ontvangs. "
"Lovely location. Spacious place with a homely feel. Neat and clean. Great value for money. Wonderful people in the whole of Philippolis."
"Die huisvesting is ruim, skoon, en baie aangenaam om van gebruik te maak. Oom Jens is uiters gasvry en laat 'n mens baie welkom voel. Maak gerus van sy Groenhuis gebruik! Sal nie spyt wees nie.
The accommodation is spacious, clean, and enjoyable to make use of. Uncle Jens is very hospitabl..."
"Enjoyed a lovely stay, which met all our needs: Clean, comfortable, friendly host and tranquil surroundings. "
"A wonderful, peaceful stay with a friendly, helpful host and beautiful, clean rooms. Thank you, Jens."
"The owner gave us a lovely reception and the accommodation was comfortable and warm."
"Warm and inviting with lovely owners. Worth a visit."
"We had an immaculately restored old house, complete with interesting antiques, to ourselves for the night. Friendly, helpful owner that has a long history with the town. Highly recommended."
"It's a small town and pleasant surroundings. The flats are cosy with nice solid furniture. We felt at home, having such a nice host."
"Very charming place! Clean and tastefully furnished. We entirely enjoyed our stay."
"We thoroughly enjoyed the peace, cleanliness and wide open spaces. Thank you Jens!"
"The Guest House is clean and well appointed, with everything you will need. There was lots to read, and host Jens, a retired school principal is a real old-style 'gentleman' of a type you rarely get nowadays. "
"A relaxing place if you want to unwind from a long drive. A cold wind was blowing when we arrived,but sitting outside in the sun with sheep bleating,a cockerel crowing,a dog barking in the background , made the trip worthwhile.An electrical blanket to warm up the bed made the night's sleep comfortab..."more
"We had a very enjoyable stay at Groenhuis. Definitely recommended! More people should get off the N1 and stay here."
"Mooi, en die warm kombersie was toe nodig, nie geweet die Karoo kan so koud word nie.
Beautiful, and the warm blamket was needed after all. Did not know that the Karoo was that cold. "
"Rustic charm, cosy and warm. Doubtless one of the best in town. Very friendly owner and directions to unexpectedly good dinner and company at Oom Japie Se Huis. "
"Deciding to stay over at the Groenhuis Guesthouse proved to be an excellent choice. The accommodation and hospitality were of a high standard. The rural atmosphere provided a tranquil and restful setting."
"We stayed over at Groenhuis Guesthouse on the way to the Cape. Our lodging was in a converted stable, very fitting for December. It was clean, the beds were comfortable, water hot, and towels pristine white. My husband enjoyed the mulberries in the garden. As the owner no longer offers meals we went..."more
"Very nice accomodation, stunning rooms are beautifully refurbished and very friendly host."
"My daughter and I stayed here for one night and agreed that we would have loved to stay longer. Entering the cottage was like stepping back into the past. Charming, clean and comfortable. Phillipolis is the most photogenic little town, worthy of a longer stay."
"Wonderful, lovely accommodation. Very attentive staff."
"Beautifully decorated and comfortable - we loved it.
Thank you, Jens"
"Enjoyed our stay in an authentic Free State dorp. Great hospitality and lots of advice on what to see and where to eat. Our host was kind enough to allow us to come back and stay with him at very short notice and even offered us an extra day without charge.The sign posts helped us find the place ea..."more
"I really liked the style of furnishings and the general feel of the house, as well as the garden."
"An ideal spot to overnight on your way to or from Cape Town. The total peace and quiet is almost tangible . We met such interesting people during our short overnight stay , this 'dorpie' needs another visit. "
"We enjoyed our stay - lovely, quiet and peaceful. Perfect for a family with children."
"lovely town, people are amazing!"
"The stay was excellent, very friendly and real value for money."
"The accommodation and meals are of the best ever experienced!
The owners are fabulous!
A must for travellers!"
"Everything was very pleasant, The place was neat and clean and comfortable and the food well prepared and delicious. We did enjoy our stay and returned home well rested. "
" The loveliest farm I've ever seen!
Will send my friends to see the lovely mountains! "
"Very nice. House was beautifully restored and clean. People very friendly. Also had a good meal."
"What an oasis after the long Karoo road! We where sorry we couldn't stay longer."
"A wonderful break and stay over - far from the Colesburg crowd. Worth stopping at as an alternative to Colesburg and is not out the way at all!!
Visitors must call in advance and book a dinner at 'Oom Jaaps se huis' - be wonderfully hosted by Richard!!
Lovely accommodation overall, jus..."
"Jens and Naomi are wonderful hosts, and supper was a delight, especially with kids being able to play freely. Thanks for a wonderful time and a very pretty house to overnight in."
"True 'plattelandse' hospitality, peaceful and very pleasant "
"Our 5th stay. Friendly, homely reception. Lovely, clean and fresh rooms with country atmosphere. Comfortable & affordable. Highly recommended. "
"Lovely cottage set in a beautiful garden and in a very peaceful little town. Well worth a visit."
"As a family we have overnighter twice at Groenhuis Guesthouse over the past year and cannot recommend it highly enough. From the moment of arrival in this quaint town, and on meeting Jens the owner, one is struck by the tremendous sense of hospitality and warmth. Jens is friendly and engaging, and a..."more
"We spent one night at the Groenhuis and found it very interesting. The house we stayed in was neat and well kept taking into consideration that it is more than a hundred years old! It was also interesting to learn about the town of Philippolis and the old houses from the owner who really did everyth..."more
"Having not travelled through Phillipolis for many years we were rather anxious as to what we may find in this tiny backwater which had virtually disappeared off the map due to the N1 diversion from Colesburg to Bloemfontein.
Notwithstanding a rather cautious journey due to potholes for about 50 ..."
"An absolutely stunning guest house, I could not have asked for better. We did not want to leave when the time came to go. It is the place to stay over in Philippolis!
"As die gestess jou toe vou in die stads gedruis is die Groen Huis n oases .On gerepte land geskape deur God ,terepeties is die stilte en vars lug.Naomie se gas vryheid en akkomidasie uit die boonste rakke en om die prentjie te kroon Home made food -murg vir die siel en gemoed. Home from home ons paa..."more
"Lovely room and ensuite. Food delicious, but possibly a bit overpriced. Host and hostess wonderful and very welcoming."
"Warm and homely atmosphere. There is a combination of something old and something new.
And a warm welcome made us feel at home. "
"A very pleasant experience. Friendly service from owner, who walked the extra mile to provide us with some BBQ meat when we arrived late on Easter Sunday, and could not find any shops or restaurants open.
Attention to small detail in the cottage made it very special and we will surely return in ..."
"The guesthouse was lovely and really comfortable for a good nights rest. It has an old fashioned feel to it with a hint of modernity. It reminded us of a typical farmhouse from days gone by. The landlady was really hospitable and accommodating to our needs. Our requests for wheelchair accessibilty w..."more