Donkin Country House - Beaufort West, Central Karoo

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    Donkin Country House - Accommodation in Beaufort West, Central Karoo
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    Donkin Country House - Accommodation in Beaufort West, Central Karoo
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    Donkin Country House - Accommodation in Beaufort West, Central Karoo
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    Donkin Country House - Accommodation in Beaufort West, Central Karoo

Donkin Country House

Beaufort West, Central Karoo - Accommodation

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At this Beaufort West accommodation, your hosts Attie and Karin Arnoldi will welcome you to enjoy your stay at Donkin House, an up-market 3-star guest house in Beaufort West, in the heart of South Africa's Karoo region.

They cater for business stops and families alike. A licensed bar and an A la Carte restaurant is on site where guests can enjoy a traditional farm-style dinner buffet every evening. Their cuisine is superb and in the morning guests can enjoy a delicious full English breakfast.

Your hosts invite you to come and experience good food and to come and enjoy warm and stylish ambience complemented by efficient service.

This accommodation in Beaufort West has thirty- two spacious and stylishly decorated, comprehensively furnished en suite rooms for either single travellers, or for a "big" family on their way to a holiday destination. Air-conditioning, DSTV, and tea and coffee facilities are available in the rooms.

They have enclosed parking for your vehicle to ensure that it is safe, the gates are locked at all time and guests will use their own remote key to come in and out as they please.

Relax and unwind in the bar or beside the sparkling pool with a specially made Karoo-sundowner. Or socialise in the garden in the shade of the beautiful umbrellas. They also offer their guest's a gymnasium which guests can use as they please. Donkin Country House offers those guests the use of their in-house gymnasium for free. You will have access to a full range of free weights, including dumbbells and barbells, and various strength and resistance machines.

Braai-facilities are available and this accommodation Beaufort West offers, is walking distance from the local golf course.

So stay in Beaufort West at the lovely Donkin Country House, where guests can enjoy a truely relaxing holiday.

Facilities & Amenities includes:

Facilities available at Donkin Country House, Beaufort West, Central Karoo

Establishment Facilities
  • American Express
  • BBQ
  • Children Welcome
  • Diners Club
  • Gay Friendly
  • Gym
  • Mastercard
  • Pools
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Visa
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non Smoking
  • Television

Accreditations & Gradings:

Accreditations for Donkin Country House, Beaufort West, Central Karoo

  • Tourism Grading Council

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Directions to Donkin Country House

Map of Donkin Country House in Beaufort West, Central Karoo


Directions to Donkin Country House

GPS Co-Ordinates: 22° 34' 57.7" E / 32° 20' 58.1" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to Donkin Country House in Beaufort West, Central Karoo

Departing: George Airport
Address: R404, South Africa
Distance: 244 km / Duration: 2 hours 56 mins
1. Head north toward R404 0.2 km
2. Turn left onto R404 9.6 km
3. Turn left onto N12/N9 18.1 km
4. Turn left onto N12 34.1 km
5. Turn right to stay on N12 175 km
6. Turn right to stay on N12 7.2 km

Nearest Airport

George Airport - George


With a growing number of travellers heading to the region's beaches, forests and mountains, George airport now has over 600 000 passengers a year. It has won the South African Airport of the Year award six times (at the time of writing), and George's city centre is 11 Kilometres away.

George Airport was originally named after the then president P.W. Botha and was built in 1977.

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Nearby Towns

Alternative accommodation near Beaufort West, Central Karoo

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