Jo's Guesthouse - Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

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Jo's Guesthouse

Calvinia, Hantam Karoo - Accommodation

Jo's Guesthouse rating


Calvinia holds no reservations when it comes to its tourist's attractions and to complete that, accommodation in Calvinia has also been blessed with the best Guest houses and BnB's. And when you hear a name like Jo's Guest House you know immediately that you are staying in a place that is as friendly as the name sounds, it is the guy next door and practically a home away from home. Enjoying the surroundings of the soothing landscapes of the Akkerendam Nature Reserve, Jo's Guest House is an ideal spot for the holiday maker with a yearning for a cosy, peaceful and nature-inspired holiday.

2-Star rated self-catering in Calvinia

The 2 star graded Jo's is a fierce competitor that can deliver as much as any 5star rated BnB. Having been a finalist in the Northern Cape Emerging Tourism entrepreneur for 2 consecutive years and he participated in the Kokkedoor Cooking Show in 2014, Jo's proves that it can run in the big league in all areas such as service delivery and accommodation.

The units are clean, practical and neat and also allow for self-catering, with owner Jo Fritz hosting guests and making service personal, individual and unique to each guest. Laundry services are also available. A large TV can be found in each of the units and air-conditioning systems ensure that the rooms stay well-ventilated for those smouldering days in Calvinia. BBQ facilities and conference facilities are also there for those special occasions.

The Hantamkraal Restaurant along with Jo's accommodation caters to the guests that wish to enjoy gourmet meals and prepared snacks. The Calvinia guesthouse is safe and secure with a well-covered parking space. The other perk about this accommodation in Calvinia is that it is situated at the cusp of Calvinia's robust world tourist attractions so be prepared to leave the cosy rooms for a delightful adventure along Calvinia's hot spots.

Facilities & Amenities includes:

Facilities available at Jo's Guesthouse, Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

Establishment Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Secure Parking
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non Smoking
  • Television

Things to do near Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

Calvinia Tourism - Calvinia, Tourism Information

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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 - Calvinia, Where to eat

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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. ...

Karoo Hoogland Tourism - Sutherland, Tourism Information

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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 Tourism - Williston, Tourism Information

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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 ...

Carnavon Tourism - Carnarvon, Tourism Information

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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 Restaurant - Carnarvon, Where to eat

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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 Tourism - Nieuwoudtville, Tourism Information

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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 Tourism - Loeriesfontein, Tourism Information

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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 Jo's Guesthouse

Map of Jo's Guesthouse in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo


Directions to Jo's Guesthouse

GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 46' 16.7" E / 31° 28' 9.4" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to Jo's Guesthouse 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: 5 hours 13 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
213 km
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 35.2 km
15. Turn left onto Dorp St 0.7 km

Nearest Airport

Cape Town International Airport - Cape Town


Cape Town International airport used to be called D.F. Malan Airport and was opened in 1954 replacing the old Wingfield Aerodrome Airport.

This airport is the second busiest and second largest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa, by 2015 it is expected to have 14 million passengers pass through the airport. It is within easy driving distance (20 km) from the centre of Cape Town.

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