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Tsessebe Guest House

28 Reviews
Sleeps 23 in 9 rooms

Tsessebe Guest House is a newly built, stylish bed and breakfast with an excellent view on the N1 highway. The guest house is situated in...
Tsessebe Guest House is a newly built, stylish bed and breakfast with an excellent view on the N1 highway. The guest house is situated in Langenhoven Park, a quiet and secure suburb in Bloemfontein.

At Tsessebe Guest House our goal is to provide friendly, courteous and truly South African hospitality; our guests are our first priority. With eight comfortable and spacious rooms and a self-catering flat situated within walking distance from shopping centres and restaurants, Tsessebe will allow you to experience the safe and tranquil Free State at its best.

Derick and Daleen Neethling will make you feel at home from the minute you arrive. With many attractions nearby, any visitor will have something to do during their stay. Guests can dine at the many restaurants in the area, visit the Anglo-Boer War Museum, or take a walk in the Free State Botanical Gardens. For the more adventurous, there are hiking and horse trails in the area.
from R550
71 % Off
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Amarola

7 Reviews
Sleeps 5 in 2 rooms

Special Deal   The property consists of a semi-detached cottage, which can accommodate up to five guests. The cottage has an open plan area, that consists...
The property consists of a semi-detached cottage, which can accommodate up to five guests. The cottage has an open plan area, that consists of one bedroom with a king-size bed, with a single and a double bed in a loft area/ mezzanine floor upstairs.

This unit has recently been acquired by a new owner and has been upgraded with all brand new Weatherly’s furniture, 50 inch smart LED TV, FULL HD DStv Bouquet, top quality linen and towels, upgraded Webber Braai facilities, and a full interior make over so that you can now enjoy 4 star quality and comfort, and pay much much less.

The unit also has a play station and flat screen TV upstairs, with blue ray DVD/CD upstairs and down.
The cottage has a comfortable living area and a fully equipped kitchen for all your self-catering needs. Guests can also spend time relaxing on the covered patio while enjoying a delicious braai, with a fantastic 6 seater outdoor lounge area awaits you.

Guests looking for a relaxing and quiet holiday will not be disappointed when choosing to stay at Amarola. It is located in the scenic town of Clarens and is ideal for families visiting this part of the Free State.

Guests can spend their days exploring this charming little town by visiting the many restaurants and curio shops on offer. Take a drive to the Golden Gate National Park, or enjoy activities such as fishing, hiking, horse riding, white river rafting, paint balling, mountain biking, zip lining, Golf on the world class golf course, four wheeling and much more.
from R650

The Clarens Country House

22 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

The Clarens Country House is the newest lifestyle option in Clarens' exceptional portfolio of weekend getaways. Situated on the secure and...
The Clarens Country House is the newest lifestyle option in Clarens' exceptional portfolio of weekend getaways. Situated on the secure and scenic Clarens Golf and Trout Estate, this century-old stone sheep shed has been completely remodelled as a luxury self-catering guest house.

With half-metre thick sandstone walls, The Clarens Country House is a cool retreat in summer and a cosy refuge from the invigorating winters. The country house offers four self-catering apartments named Ouhout, Wildeals, Bosman and the Shepherd’s Loft. With a 20 m fully glazed veranda commanding rolling lawns and 360-degree views, this is the ideal place for ultimate relaxation. The country house is a mere five-minute walk from the village square which offers some of the best shopping, restaurants and art galleries in the country.

Oom Schalk’s se Stoep runs the length of The Clarens Country House and provides shared living space for relaxation and al fresco dining in summer, or snug conversation around two vintage wood-burning stoves in winter. The Ouhout, Bosman and Wildeals Suites all open directly onto the stoep, which can be opened to catch the summer breeze or zipped up tight when the temperature drops. It is perfect for parties, bridge playing or afternoon naps.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic hideaway for two, a spacious apartment for four, or a house to accommodate a party of eight or 10, The Clarens Country House offers everything you could ask for. At the centre of a remarkable network of signposted walks and a world of adventure around you, The Clarens Country House is the place to be for a unique mix of rest and recreation in the country’s cleanest highland air.
from R900

Birch Cottage

19 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Birch Cottage is a comfortably furnished self-catering house situated in Clarens, with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. It is...
Birch Cottage is a comfortably furnished self-catering house situated in Clarens, with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. It is only a short walk from the centre of town. Clarens is situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in very close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.

The cottage consists of two double bedrooms sleeping four guests, a loft area sleeping two guests, two bathrooms of which one is en-suite, a fully equipped kitchen with laundry facilities and a comfortable lounge area with a fireplace and a TV. DStv can be viewed, but guests please need to bring their own smart card and decoder.

All year round, but especially in autumn when the leaves turn to gold, the scenery in Clarens is a magnet for artists and photographers. Art galleries, a lovely church and a museum are well worth a visit. The relaxed village atmosphere, spectacular views and mild climate makes Clarens an idyllic weekend getaway.
from R1500

Peter Bonney Clarens Studio Lodge

44 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Peter Bonney Clarens Studio Lodge offers quality self-catering accommodation in the quaint village...
Peter Bonney Clarens Studio Lodge offers quality self-catering accommodation in the quaint village of Clarens. The lodge sleeps four people in two bedrooms. It is located in the very heart of the village but at the same time offers tranquil privacy in a secluded treed garden.

The open-plan living space has a comfortable lounge area with a TV with full DStv service. A cast-iron slow-combustion stove provides warmth during the winter months as well as the perfect setting for a romantic candlelit dinner around the antique oak dining table. The fully fitted kitchen makes self-catering a pleasure and the dishwasher and microwave add to the convenience factor. The living area opens onto a garden patio with braai facilities.

Peter Bonney is widely acknowledged as being among the leaders in the hyper-realist genre of contemporary painting in South Africa. His lodge is located on the same property as his studio and gallery, which is within easy walking distance of the villiage square with all of its amenities including shops, restaurants and art galleries as well as Claren's very own micro-brewery. Guests are able to park securely on the lodge property and then explore most of what Clarens has to offer on foot.

Clarens offers easy access to the Golden Gate National Park where one can enjoy a range of hiking trails of between one- and five hours' duration. Game thrives in the park and the rare Cape bearded vulture can be viewed from the hide at the vulture restaurant.
from R600

A Mountain View Country Estate

54 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 9 rooms

A Mountain View Country Estate is situated on the Fochville Road and is surrounded by picturesque...
A Mountain View Country Estate is situated on the Fochville Road and is surrounded by picturesque mountain land, the result of a meteorite the size of Table Mountain that collided with Earth some 2020 million years ago, creating this wonder of nature, the Vredefort Dome.  

This is also fly-fishing territory, with the mighty Vaal coursing through the 54-hectare establishment. The region is rich in bird and insect life, so bring your binoculars - you are bound to see and hear a Fish eagle.   Enjoy the beauty of nature in a farming environment.

Come and relax in a peaceful country atmosphere at A Mountain View Country Estate. Facilities include nine elegantly furnished rooms, each with an en-suite shower and basin. Six rooms contain twin three-quarter beds and three rooms contain double beds.
from R550

Birch Bush B@B

25 Reviews
Sleeps 26 in 10 rooms

One room called the studio with two single beds and own bathroom. It has DStv, coffee and tea facilities in the room as well as a private...
One room called the studio with two single beds and own bathroom. It has DStv, coffee and tea facilities in the room as well as a private entrance with a small garden.

The Lapa is a fully equipped self-catering unit with a braai facility. The Lapa consists of a bedroom with two single beds and a beautiful bathroom with a bath and shower. The other room serves as a kitchenette with a sitting room with two single beds. A mattress is available for a child to sleep on. Own DStv and private entrance with small garden. It uses the same bathroom.

The studio next door can also be used if a group wanted to use it with the Lapa for self-catering purposes. Rooms are available as rooms only or as B and B. Breakfast cost R50 per person. Dinners are served on request.
from R590

Elior Guest House

25 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 3 rooms

Elior Guest House offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a quiet suburb of Bloemfontein, which is the sixth largest city in...
Elior Guest House offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a quiet suburb of Bloemfontein, which is the sixth largest city in South Africa and also its judicial capital. It lies on the N1 between Johannesburg and Cape Town, and the guest house is located near to the Rosepark Hospital.

Each of our self-catering units has its own private entrance and en-suite bathroom and is fully equipped for self-catering. Unit facilities include a heater and fan, ironing facilities and a TV, and breakfast is available on request. Secure parking is provided and braai facilities are also available for guests' use.

Attractions in and around Bloemfontein include Bloemfontein Golf Course, Bloemfontein Zoo, Caledon Nature Reserve, Franklin Nature Reserve, Free State National Botanical Garden, National Museum Bloemfontein, Schoeman Park Golf Course, and Soetdoring Dam Nature Reserve.
from R350

Ashbrook Country Lodge

27 Reviews
Sleeps 7 in 2 rooms

Ashbrook Country Lodge offers luxuriously appointed one- and two-bedroom self-catering cottages as well as two suites. Situated in the...
Ashbrook Country Lodge offers luxuriously appointed one- and two-bedroom self-catering cottages as well as two suites. Situated in the village of Clarens, within walking distance to the village square, all the cottages have private patios with fabulous mountain views.

The one- and two-bedroom lodges are fully equipped for self-catering, each with it’s own private barbecue facility, while the suites also offer kitchenettes with a microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster, crockery and cutlery. All units feature 100% cotton linen, large fluffy bath towels, a fireplace in the lounge or sitting area, electric blankets on all beds, and underfloor heating. Ashbrook also offers secure parking and a daily housekeeping service.
from R1100

278 On Main

3 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

278 On Main offers luxury accommodation in the heart of the beautiful Free State village of Clarens. Accommodation is offered in four...
278 On Main offers luxury accommodation in the heart of the beautiful Free State village of Clarens. Accommodation is offered in four double bedrooms, all en-suite with a bath and shower, and one two-bedroom unit which can be self-catering or B&B.

All linen is 100% cotton percale, beds have electric blankets, and there are heaters in all the rooms. Other facilities include tea and coffee trays and TVs. Breakfast is available in our on-site restaurant "278", served all day from 7.30 am. The restaurant is also open every evening for the greatest "comfort food".
from R1200

Hannic's Retreat

5 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Hannic's Retreat offer luxurious self-catering accommodation in the quaint and tranquil village of Clarens. Clarens sets the ideal country...
Hannic's Retreat offer luxurious self-catering accommodation in the quaint and tranquil village of Clarens. Clarens sets the ideal country laid back environment for a break away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan cities.
This is the perfect retreat for families looking for a weekend getaway. This graceful cottage can sleep six people.

The cottage has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open-plan living area and a spacious veranda. The living room boasts with a gas-fired log fireplace and a TV with DStv. The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped for six people and includes a combination fridge-freezer, a microwave oven, as well as a four-plated stove with an oven.

There is a built-in braai facility on the veranda and also a single lock-up garage on the side of the house.
from R700

De Swart Skaap

1 Review
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Families and groups hoping for a quiet escape away from city life will not be disappointed when choosing to stay at De Swart Skaap. It is...
Families and groups hoping for a quiet escape away from city life will not be disappointed when choosing to stay at De Swart Skaap. It is situated just outside of Frankfort and is ideal for water- and nature enthusiasts.

This lovely farm house has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a comfortable lounge with a TV and DStv access. The well-equipped kitchen is ideal for all of your self-catering needs. It also has coal stove for added warmth on those chilly winter evenings.

Guests can spend their days exploring this scenic and private area by going on nature walks with their four-legged friends. The house also has an outside boma and a splash pool for those warm summer days.
from R2500

Meerkat Manor

6 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Meerkat Manor is a comfortable and spacious private house built in the regional style with sandstone provided by the nearby Maluti...
Meerkat Manor is a comfortable and spacious private house built in the regional style with sandstone provided by the nearby Maluti Mountains. The small town of Rosendal is a wonderful place to regain your energy and allow your curiosity to run wild with a large variety of art for your interest.

The house includes a well-equipped kitchen to cater for four people. A dining area and lounge provide space for relaxation, or choose to dine outside and enjoy the view of the mountains. A TV and reasonable selection of DVDs are also available. Guests can sit on the two large verandas and enjoy the beauty of the sun rising and setting with its golden hues.

Rosendal is a small farming town located 43 km from Ficksburg. The town offers a quite retreat with true country hospitality. The area is popular for hiking, horse riding and fishing.
from R600

Acacia @ Westdene

4 Reviews
Sleeps 42 in 13 rooms

Acacia@Westdene is located in Westdene, Bloemfontein’s most centrally situated suburb. Positioned in a leafy garden, the rooms offers...
Acacia@Westdene is located in Westdene, Bloemfontein’s most centrally situated suburb. Positioned in a leafy garden, the rooms offers peaceful, convenient and comfortable accommodation for the business and leisure traveller.

The units have their own entrance and an automated gate opens to secure off-street parking. Our guests' comforts are of utmost importance and are seen to with heaters in winter and cooling in summer. The setting is cosy, tranquil and secure, and braai facilities are also available on the premises.

The lodge offers self-catering or bed and breakfast accommodation. An open-plan area consists of a sitting area and bedroom as well as a well-equipped kitchen. Facilities include a hairdryer, TV and tea tray. A sleeper couch is ideal for children. A sun-drenched courtyard next to the pool is perfect for sundowners. Generous breakfasts include home-made treats and preserves.

Acacia Lodge is conveniently situated, just two minutes from the Loch Logan Waterfront and Vodacom sport ground. Most of the major schools in Bloemfontein are within 10 minutes drive, as well as the University of the Free State as well as CUT. MediClinic Hospital is five minutes' drive away, Bloemfontein Airport is just 15 minutes away and most major business areas are 10 minutes away. We are also just 15 minutes off the N1 national road. Bloemfontein and Schoemanpark Golf courses are a mere 10 minutes away, making this an ideal stopover for the keen golfer. Restaurants are in abundance and within walking distance.

Managers Elize and Louis are able to advise on day excursions, golf courses and many other nearby attractions and are always available to assist with your every need and are looking forward to meeting you at our establishment.
from R700

Studio 62

4 Reviews
Sleeps 7 in 3 rooms

Studio 62 is a large house located in the quiet town of Parys near the Vaal River. The spacious open-plan house belongs to an artist and...
Studio 62 is a large house located in the quiet town of Parys near the Vaal River. The spacious open-plan house belongs to an artist and has a huge garden. It can accommodate seven people and is centrally located to many attractions.

The house has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan lounge area with a dining room. Guests can enjoy relaxing on the outdoor patio with a portable braai. Guests have use of a fridge, tea and coffee-making facilities and a well-equipped kitchen to prepare meals.

This is the ideal place for those who enjoy peace and tranquility with an intimate country atmosphere. The Vaal River and numerous arts, crafts stores and galleries are nearby.
from R500
15 % Off
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The Crooked Cottage

9 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

Spring Special   The Crooked Cottage is a lovely self-catering cottage situated in the relaxed village of Clarens. The spectacular views and mild climate...
The Crooked Cottage is a lovely self-catering cottage situated in the relaxed village of Clarens. The spectacular views and mild climate make Clarens an idyllic weekend getaway.

The cottage is only a five-minute walk to the centre of the village. It comprises one large bedroom, a full en-suite bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a living area with a fireplace leading onto a large deck with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. The cottage is not serviced, however this can be arranged on request. Local TV channels are available; if you would like additional channels, please bring your own decoder with you.

Between the high sandstone Rooiberge and the Maluti Mountains, the picturesque little town of Clarens is aptly described as The Jewel of the Free State. Clarens is situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in very close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho.

All year round, especially in autumn when the leaves turn gold, the scenery in Clarens is a magnet for artists and photographers. Clarens boasts excellent restaurants which are situated around the Village Square. Other activities include fly-fishing with some of the best fly-fishing opportunities, hiking and for the more adventurous, abseiling and white-water rafting.
from R840

Eddie's Self-catering and B&B

40 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

Eddie's Self-catering and B&B, owned by Dawn Trevelyan, offers affordable style and comfort with...
Eddie's Self-catering and B&B, owned by Dawn Trevelyan, offers affordable style and comfort with great mountain views and many activities. If you are looking for accommodation in Clarens, you have come to the right place. Eddie's B&B is central to the many art galleries, restaurants, pubs and interesting shops in Clarens and is only a five-minute walk away from the centre of town.

From Eddie's B&B, guests are able to view the many atmospheres found in the surrounding mountains. Atmospheres caused by thunderstorms, rain, veld fires, mist, full moon, sunset and sunrise. It is not only the external environment that will appeal to you, but also the Eddie's art gallery and the various artists' paintings, which are exhibited in all the units.

Five self-catering units sleep a maximum of 16 people. Each unit is equipped with a microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, cooking and eating utensils, as well as outside braai facilities and a Wi-Fi. Breakfast and meals can also be arranged, if required.

The units June, Santa and Anki have stoves, as well as fireplaces, and linen, towels, dishcloths, coffee, sugar, tea and toilet paper are provided. All units have activity lists with contact details on what to do in area and in Clarens. The units are daily serviced, and electric blankets and heaters are provided for guests' comfort. Secure off-road parking is also provided.
from R560
30 % Off
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Knock out View

39 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 5 rooms

SAVE 30%   Knock out View is accommodation found on the Main Street of Clarens. Knock out View is a cosy guest house situated in town, just a short ...
Knock out View is accommodation found on the Main Street of Clarens. Knock out View is a cosy guest house situated in town, just a short walking distance from art galleries, restaurants and shops. The name comes from the stunning view from the rooms and deck of the units, Joy and Peace. Escape from reality and come and experience peace. It is ideal for groups or family gatherings. It is a walking distance from galleries and shops.

Knock out View sleeps up to 14 guests in two fully equipped self-catering units. Each unit has a fireplace and braai facilities, while the three bachelor rooms, Hope, Love and Faith, feature outside decks but have no view. These are ideal for couples or single guests. These three units offer basic kitchen utensils, microwaves, fridges and kettles, as well as Weber braais on the decks.

Every unit has its own theme and symbolism; Peace is for music, Joy is for the Lady in Red, Hope is for angels and inspiration, Love is hearts, and Faith is for flowers. We invite you to come experience Peace, Joy, Love, Hope and Faith at Knock out View.
from R550

Red Mountain House

37 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 7 rooms

The 4 Star Red Mountain House is situated in the heart of the beautiful village of Clarens. Built in a Neo–Colonial style, the Red Mountain...
The 4 Star Red Mountain House is situated in the heart of the beautiful village of Clarens. Built in a Neo–Colonial style, the Red Mountain House complex was opened in June 2003. Enjoy an in-house shopping experience at Something Elsewhere, where a wide range of African curios, gifts, clothing, shoes, arts and crafts, and ceramics are offered.

Relax in the on-site bar and restaurant, Vito's Restaurant, for an Italian experience not to be missed. Accommodation is located on the first floor of the complex. Each room adjoins a balcony, the ideal place to sit and admire the views of the surrounding mountains or Clarens's village square while enjoying a sundowner.
from R1050

Alhoa Halfway Stop

3 Reviews
Sleeps 7 in 3 rooms

Right at the start of the great Karoo, the Alhoa Halfway Stop is as convenient as its name suggests, with many places of interest,...
Right at the start of the great Karoo, the Alhoa Halfway Stop is as convenient as its name suggests, with many places of interest, historical sites and of course the Gariep Dam, within a short travelling distance.

The house can accommodate up to seven guests in three bedrooms. Self-catering facilities include an equipped kitchen and lounge area with TV. There is also a pool table.
from R460
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