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Charlie's Place

Barkly East

| Good 12 reviews

About Charlie's Place

About Charlie's Place

On your next visit to Barkly East in the Eastern Cape, why not stop at the old house of Charlie Wakeford, Charlie’s Place Guest House, now owned by Frikkie and Irmgard Tauber. The 1950s house, with its modern interior and farm-style finishings, offers four fully furnished en-suite rooms each named after family farms, namely Fairfield, Celidon, Knighton and Locksley. Two large family rooms and two houses are now available too.After a good night's rest and farm breakfast, head out and enjoy the many attractions the scenic landscape has to offer. The well-known Tiffendell Ski-Resort,

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Check-in: 13:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 12 reviews

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Charlie's Place
3 out of 5 stars - 12 votes
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judy koekemoer
December 2023
Charlie's Place on the photos looked such a nice place place to stay, when we arrived there we had a shock of our life!!! It looked nothing like the photos! We knocked where should have been the reception, eventually a Lady opened and said we must go round the back. We went round the back - it looked like a boarding house - we had to go through the kitchen - it had a terrible smell. She showed us... Read more
esther greig
November 2023
This is a perfect place to stay, the rooms are clean , comfortable , warm and safe. The Hostess, Irmgard is friendly and very helpful. Nothing is too much bother to her. Her little extra touches were much appreciated, and her advice about where to eat supper was just lovely as well. We had a memorable stay and will certainly be back to visit Barkly East again and use this accommodation when we... Read more
j schoeman
September 2018
This place is in dire need of maintenance and cleanliness. The pictures tell a fairy tale, whilst the reality is totally different. A place to avoid!
andrew manson
March 2018
The establishment's landline phone does not work and the cell number listed is never answered. It is therefore cannot be contacted.
colin mills, south africa
March 2016
Very clean and comfortable. Good sized room and bathroom with separate shower. Quiet and peaceful. Good value for money.


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  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Parking on Premises
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Charlie's Place is 0.5km from the centre of Barkly East , the nearest airport 135.9km (Mthatha Airport).
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On your next visit to Barkly East in the Eastern Cape, why not stop at the old house of Charlie Wakeford, Charlie’s Place Guest House, now owned by