Calvinia, Hantam Karoo - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:At this accommodation in Calvinia, expect a warm welcome and proper South African country hospitality. The Calvinia Hotel has twenty-five bedrooms that have en suite bathrooms with showers.
There are eighteen air conditioned rooms and seven rooms with fans at this Calvinia accommodation. All bedrooms have an en suite bathroom and come in either Single Room or Twin/Double Room and they have a Honeymoon suite, with a cosy fireplace for those chilly nights. Children are welcome.
This accommodation Calvinia offers, can accommodate up to eighty people seated schoolroom style or forty seated boardroom style in the conference room.
The hotel has a lovely splash pool, which is a perfect way to cool down in the hot summer. The hotel also has a Beer Garden, a delicious treat after a long day.
The Restaurant and Bar - Kontrei Kombuis Restaurant is independently owned but is located on the property and also caters for functions and weddings for up to 100 people. So if you are looking for the perfect wedding venue in Calvinia, look no further.
The Calvinia Hotel also offers guests secure parking for their vehicles.
Activities in Calvinia:
• 4Ã—4 Routes
• Akkerendam Nature Reserve - view 65 species of birds while enjoying a scenic walk
• Dutch Reformed Church
• Visiting the Grave of Abraham Esau (Anglo - Boer War matyr)
• Museum - the exhibits portray the lives of the early European settlers, also view a cedar wood horse mill and old locomotive train.
• Viewing of the beautiful Spring Flowers (September - October)
• Hantam Meat Festival (Farmers Festival in August)
History of Calvinia Hotel:
The Calvinia Hotel was formerly known as the Hantam Hotel and previous to that is was known as The Royal Hotel
Events in Calvinia 2013/2014 :
• Aug - Oct Flower Season
• 29 & 30 Aug Vleisfees
• 29 Nov - Street Carnival
Stay in Calvinia at the Calvinia Hotel and explore this country town with all its fascinating features.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Calvinia Hotel, Calvinia, Hantam Karoo
- Children Welcome
- Conference Facilities
- Gay Friendly
- Wedding Facilities
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 46' 30.3" E / 31° 28' 22.7" S
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Driving to Calvinia Hotel in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo
|Departing: Cape Town International Airport|
|Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town 7490, South Africa|
|Distance: 383 km / Duration: 4 hours 52 mins|
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|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
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|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
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