Calvinia, Hantam Karoo - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:At the foot of the Hantam Mountains of the Karoo, lies this Calvinia accommodation. Cradled in the heart of Hantam in the Karoo, Calvinia Guest house and BnB is at the cusp of a place that harbours a rich tapestry of Khoi-san roots and culture. It is a culture that is threaded into the Karoo, one that is still dear to some of the locals that share ancestry with the Khoi san people. Calvinia Guest House is a farm styled accommodation that is relaxed and poised amongst a community of humble souls.
No guests just family
When the owners, a couple who share a love for people, community and old-school hospitality open the doors of their Calvinia Guesthouse, they do not welcome guests or visitors but they welcome family, that is what you become when you walk into this Calvinia Bed and Breakfast. Enjoy a comfortable break away or stay in the heart of warm surroundings, a relaxed atmosphere and comfortable accommodation. The en-suite rooms is a cosy reflection of country styled chalets and the self-catering option allows the guests to feel like they are at a family home.
The facilities at the Calvinia Guest House include a BBQ area for those late night braais and the kid friendly environment supports family and encourages everyone to be a part of the farm styled getaway. Laundry services are available as well as ample and secure parking space. Calvinia Guest House breaks through all stereotypes and discrimination by embracing a policy that welcomes guests from all walks of life. The pet sitter can also take a trip because all pets are welcomed at this family Guest House.
Staying in Calvinia does not have to be a hassle; this Calvinia accommodation. is geographically situated close to Calvinia's nearby restaurants and shopping spots.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Calvinia Guesthouse, Calvinia, Hantam Karoo
- Animal Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Non Smoking
Things to do near Calvinia, Hantam Karoo
This organisation can assist you with all tourism information and inquiries about the Hantam, Karoo Hoogland and Namakwa areas. Founded in 1851 on the stunning Oorlogskloof River and named after religious reformer John Calvin, Calvinia lies at the foot of the dolerite-topped Hantam Mountains (Hantam being a Khoi word meaning "˜where the red bulbs grow'). It is the region's key growthpoint and one ...
Hantamkraal Restaurant is already very popular with guests. This unique 60-seater open-fire restaurant prides itself on its traditional cooking finesse, which includes the best tripe and bobotie in Namakwaland, lamb pie baked in tin cups and delicious baked puddings. Hantamkraal also offers a catering and full event-management service for functions up to 2 000 people. ...
120km north of Matjiesfontein (turn-off from the N1) on the R354 and approximately 135km south of Calvinia. Established in 1858 and named after a prominent Worcester cleric, Reverend Henry Sutherland, the town on the Roggeveld Plateau 1 450m above sea level is known for its brilliant night skies and cold, biting winters, known to be the coldest place in SA. The "˜sterboom' (star tree), which blossoms ...
Williston is situated on the beds of the Zak River, a seasonal river where unique riverbed irrigation is practiced, similar to that at the Nile River in Egypt. There is a fantastic but eerie reason to visit Williston: a Tombstone Route, showcasing an exceptional form of art - stone cutting. Nowhere will one find more beautiful and fascinating tombstones than here. Tombstone-making became a ...
Carnarvon and surrounds charm visitors with magnetic hospitality, good traditional food, a history steeped in land conflict and mission work (mostly Rhenish missionary history). The former, combined with unique architecture, hundreds of windmills and vistas of flat topped hills, gave Carnarvon and district a unique charm that lures visitors to experience all of this in the peace and quiet ...
Onse Koffiehuis is a coffee shop and a restaurant that prepares traditional Karoo meals. They can host corporate functions and cater for up to 250 people. Onse Koffiehuis Restaurant is also the Tourism Information center of Carnavon, where you can make your accommodation bookings with ease. ...
Nieuwoudtville is known for its unique vegetation, with the biggest variety of indigenous bulbous plants in the world, and the 100m high Nieuwoudtville Falls on the Doring River. A small town, its warm, sandstone buildings shelter in a well-treed hollow in a flat landscape covered by wheat, heather and proteas. Eight kilometres west of town, Vanrhyns Pass offers majestic views over the Knersvlakte ...
Loeriesfontein is a small town in the Northern Cape of South Africa. It falls within what is known as the Hantam region. Some believe that the town was named after the song of the Knysna loerie (a bird) that used to frequent the neighbourhood but there is disagreement as to whether any Knysna loeries ever nested in the area. Another explanation is that the town was named after a travelling ...
Directions to Calvinia Guesthouse
Map of Calvinia Guesthouse in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 46' 0.3" E / 31° 28' 0.5" S
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Driving to Calvinia Guesthouse in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo
|Departing: Cape Town International Airport|
|Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town 7490, South Africa|
|Distance: 384 km / Duration: 5 hours 16 mins|
|1.||Head south||1.0 km|
|2.||Slight left toward Airport Approach Rd||48 m|
|3.||Turn left onto Airport Approach Rd||1.4 km|
|4.||Keep right to stay on Airport Approach Rd||0.2 km|
|5.||Merge onto Settlers Wy/N2 via the ramp to Cape Town||2.9 km|
|6.||Take exit 14 for M7/Vanguard Drive toward Bonteheuwel||0.7 km|
|7.||Turn right onto Vanguard Dr||8.0 km|
|8.||Continue onto N7
Go through 1 roundabout
|9.||Take the exit on the right toward R364||0.4 km|
|10.||Turn right onto R364||1.3 km|
|11.||Continue onto Graafwaterweg||1.1 km|
|12.||Continue onto Augsburg Rd||0.5 km|
|13.||Continue onto R364||116 km|
|14.||Turn right onto R27||35.4 km|
|15.||Turn left onto Chruch St/R27||0.8 km|
|16.||Turn left onto Hofmeyer St/R355
Continue to follow R355
|17.||Take the 2nd right onto Le Roux St||20 m|
|18.||Take the 1st left
Destination will be on the right
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