Lovingly restored and centrally situated in the picturesque village of Hopefield in the Western Cape Fynbos region alongside the Cape West Coast, overlooking the Zoute River, the century old charming buildings of The Merry Widow Country Retreat blend in with lush fragrant gardens and wide lawns.

Our stylishly relaxed and easy-going Guest Retreat creates a space for those wanting to escape the frenetic pace of city life.  From the minute you walk through our gate onto the private, lavender-covered porch, you will be met by warm hospitality and a world of exclusivity that seamlessly marries old world charm with new world creative splendour, an ideal spot for a romantic getaway, honeymoon or simply a peaceful Retreat for those seeking tranquillity and rejuvenation, watching the stars, listening to the owls or venture out to enjoy the magnitude of outdoor activities in the area. 

Come and relax, sleep in and slow down – or join us for on Saturday mornings at our legendary the Mill Country Fair local fresh and organic market an absolutely unique break-away-experience.

The Merry Widow Country Retreat Hopefield accommodation breakdown.

Moroccan Room

A Spacious and unique en-suite room filled with a touch of Moroccan living. Queen-size, old world Copper Bed with crisp white linen underneath a high Oregon pine ceiling with a door that opens up unto our lovely garden. Coffee and tea making facilities are provided. Breakfast and mini fridge available.

Family Room

A double, en-suite room with a queen size bed and reading corner and garden view. Also has two single beds in a adjoining room – ideal for family or friends that would like to share.  Two separate entrances. Coffee and tea making facilities. Breakfast available. Mini fridge available.

Stone Cottage

Magnificent and spacious – this room with its original stone walls, high ceiling and private entrance is the ideal room for a romantic getaway, honeymoon, or a peaceful retreat.  Luxurious Super King size bed, lounge area and big dining room table – double doors that open up onto our beautiful garden. Mini fridge and coffee and tea making facilities included. Breakfast available. Honeymoon package with fruit, sparkling wine, chocolates, room-service with FULL Country Breakfast.

Book The Merry Widow Country Retreat Hopefield today for a holiday breakaway you will remember forever.