Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp
Prince Albert Road, Central Karoo - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp is an ideal place to take a break from your N1 journey and enjoy the Karoo... situated near Prince Albert Road in the Central Karoo between the towns of Laingsburg and Beaufort West - only 800 metres off the N1.
You are ensured of a warm welcome!
A windpump, an iconic Karoo image
The up-market lodge is an ideal overnight stop for long distance travellers.
Assendelft Lodge's comfortable lounge
The lodge offers four double, air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
Each suite has its own private entrance.
Assendelft Bush Camp
If you enjoy being close to nature our tented chalets at the Bush Camp are for you. Each tented chalet accommodates two guests in twin beds and has an en-suite bathroom with a hot shower. Linen and towels are provided.
Gas lamps and stoves in the rooms as well as a gas fridge and freezer is available in the kitchen to replace electricity. The communal kitchen is well equipped with cooking and braai equipment and eating utensils.
Each chalet has an own private braai area and for larger groups, a communal braai area is available where you can sit around the campfire, under the stars at night. Wood is available on site for making a fire.
Breakfast and dinner as well as credit card facilities are also available at the Lodge for bush camp guests.
Assendelft Lodge and bush camp is situated near the N1 on the road to Prins Albert.
Relax and enjoy the sounds and sights of the Karoo, wander around the farm or take a drive to Prince Albert which is just 45km at the foot of the Swartberg and the famous dry-stone walled Swartberg Pass. There is also a Fossil Trail for guests to walk.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp, Prince Albert Road, Central Karoo
- Children Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Things to do near Prince Albert Road, Central Karoo
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The Karoo Highland Route is situated in the north-eastern part of the Western Cape and southern part of the Northern Cape in South Africa. The route covers small Karoo towns such as Matjiesfontein, Sutherland, Fraserburg, Williston, Carnarvon, Loxton, Victoria West and Beaufort West and is commonly referred to as the Great Karoo. ...
Laingsburg in the Cape Karoo developed around the travelers and couriers which passed through it and were accommodated by the Greeffs at their family home on Zoute Vlakte (Salty Flats). These days Zoute Vlakte is used as the town's water supply. This area is a geologist's goldmine, and rich in fauna and flora. While only 280km out of Cape Town, the change of pace is noticeable, encouraging visitors ...
Matjiesfontein, fondly known as The Grand Duchess of the Karoo, was established by a colourful, entrepreneurial Scot, James D Logan. Matjiesfontein, once a lonely spot where locals gathered reeds from the banks of the Baviaans River to weave into rush mats. Perhaps it would have meandered quietly down the years in this tranquil way had it not been for the Cape Colonial Railways and a shrew Scot. Matjiesfontein ...
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Leeu Gamka, this small village straddles the railway line and the N1 between Laingsburg and Beaufort West. The last of the now extinct Cape Lion, was shot here in 1857 and Private Schultz, said to be the tallest man in the British army, died here from wounds received in combat during the Anglo-Boer War. ...
Murraysburg, across the plains, under the Sneeuberg Mountains, offers tranquillity for environmentalists and eco-watchers A typical old-world Great Karoo town, tiny Murraysburg was laid out in the lee of hills set in picturesque surroundings. It lies in a scenic mix of mountains and plains. Murraysburg appeals to outdoor enthusiasts and environmentalists. Once an active and flourishing farming ...
Directions to Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp
Map of Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp in Prince Albert Road, Central Karoo+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 21° 41' 0.3" E / 32° 59' 44.8" S
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Driving to Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp in Prince Albert Road, Central Karoo
|Departing: Cape Town International Airport|
|Address: 37 Aviation Crescent, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town 7490, South Africa|
|Distance: 344 km / Duration: 3 hours 29 mins|
|1.||Head south||0.1 km|
|2.||Slight left toward Michigan St||0.6 km|
|3.||Turn left toward Michigan St||0.1 km|
|4.||Take the 1st right onto Michigan St||0.4 km|
|5.||Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Rd||0.7 km|
|6.||Merge onto Settlers Wy/N2 via the ramp to Somerset||3.9 km|
|7.||Take exit 22A toward R300/Bellville||1.5 km|
|8.||Merge onto Kuils River Rd/R300||14.1 km|
|9.||Keep right at the fork, follow signs for N1/Paarl/Worcester and merge onto N1
Partial toll road
|10.||Turn right onto R328||0.9 km|
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Reviews for Assendelft Lodge and Bush Camp
"A weekend to remember. Camping in the bush between all the animals with everything you need."
We stayed for a weekend in the bush with hot water, clean stunning accommodation, and lots to see. We walked between the animals, enjoyed the stunning views and made a bush fire. Unbelievable dawn and dusks and at night it seems we could reach the stars. How blessed we are. My next visit will be for a week!!!!
Reviewer: Schalk vd Westhuizen
Posted: July, 6th 2016 14:55 PM
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