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About Okiep Country Hotel

Okiep Country Hotel is a convenient stopover or holiday base for tourists, nature lovers, businessmen, and travellers. Located 100 km from the Namibian border on the N7 in the heart of Namaqualand, the hotel is the ideal stopover between Cape Town and Windhoek.

Malcolm and his friendly staff offer you traditional country hospitality in a modern and elegant setting in the historic town of Okiep, once the site of the richest copper mine in the world. Tours to the surrounding areas are also available on request. All rooms are en-suite, with air-conditioning and DStv.

Okiep is the oldest mining town in South Africa, where copper was first discovered and mined in 1855. A railway line from Okiep to Port Nolloth was built in 1866 for the shipping of copper, and because there was not enough water for the steam engines, the Namaqualand Mule Train was pulled by mules until 1890. In 1918 the Okiep copper mines ceased operating and the place almost became a ghost town. In springtime, Okiep is - like the whole of Namaqualand - very rich in blossoming wild flowers.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 75
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 18 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • AA Recommended
  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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                  Reviews for Okiep Country Hotel

                  18 guest reviews Reviews of

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                  Hartmut Dr.Bauer, Germany
                  09 May 2015

                   This hotel is very familiar, some minutes away from the busy city of Springbok, an oasis.Very clean, restaurant is really excellent.

                  Natasja Routh, Namibia
                  19 August 2014

                  We were 4 adults and had room 20, the room was clean but there is only one bathroom combined with a toilet. It would have been nice to have at least a separate bathroom and a separate toilet. The apartment isn't sufficient for 4 adults. The staff was very nice and the food was good.

                  Jannie Brink, South Africa
                  27 August 2013

                  Very expensive for accommodation and food. Service also lacking.

                  Roger Hogarth, South Africa
                  22 August 2013

                  Friendly, clean and enjoyed the meals.

                  Hein Wassermann, South Africa
                  03 July 2013

                  Die etes was uit boonste gestoeltes ons komplimente aan die kok.

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                  Okiep Country Hotel Map

                  Okiep Country Hotel is 0.3km from the centre of Okiep , the nearest airport 340.8km (Keetmanshoop Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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