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About Gariep Gardens

Gariep Gardens Guest House is located in the Gariep Dam holiday village and is approximately halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg. It is only a five minutes’ drive from the N1 Highway. Gariep Dam Village was voted tourist town of the year in 2010.

Gariep Gardens consists of three very private, yet different units. Each unit has its own parking bay and access to the fully enclosed pool and lapa area. The units have their own private lapas and braai areas. We certainly believe that Gariep Gardens has the best that Gariep Dam has to offer. It is the ideal place to break your journey and enjoy the most beautiful surroundings.

Gariep Gardens is part of the SunRose Group of Guesthouses. Its name is appropriate due to its lush gardens, vines, fruit trees, stunning pool and lapas. We offer comfort, style and privacy in lush gardens.

The accommodation is ideal for the weary travellers or those wanting to break away from the city rush. Take a minute to look up at the clear night skies, gaze at the trillions of stars and see the Milky Way. Hear the silence and realize that this is truly a special place.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 21
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

Specials

15% OFF Special


Stay between 20 Mar 2018 and 30 Apr 2018 and get 15% off.

25% OFF Winter Special


Stay between 01 May 2018 and 31 Jul 2018 and get 25% off.

Important Information

Although management respects your rights to privacy, due to the nature and situation of the guest house, disturbances from persons or other guests could occur and that management has no control over that. Management has taken steps to provide reasonable security for its guests. Gariep Gardens management cannot be held responsible for theft or... Although management respects your rights to privacy, due to the nature and situation of the guest house, disturbances from persons or other guests could occur and that management has no control over that. Management has taken steps to provide reasonable security for its guests. Gariep Gardens management cannot be held responsible for theft or damage to guests property. The management cannot be held responsible for the failure of electronic items such as air-conditioners and TVs. There is no direct view of the dam from the lodges. Although we will do our best to book you into the unit specified, unforeseen circumstances may result in allocation to a different unit. All units are non-smoking and pets are not allowed. Day visitors must pay R75 per day. All guests have access and usage of the pool. Children under the age of 12 are not allowed in the pool area without adult supervision. see more

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Reviews for Gariep Gardens

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Barry Kitching, South Africa
29 September 2016

A comfortable, well equipped cottage suitable for an overnight stay. It was neat, tidy and clean with a comfortable bed. The directions need to be updated however.

Wesleigh Pieters, South Africa
04 April 2016

used this as our stop over on the trip back from CPT. Overall very comfortable, the shower using a low pressure solar geyser made it a bit weak but was ok. dstv would have been great. Ronnie was very friendly and helpful.

Nelson Matsie, South Africa
18 November 2015

Most pleasant stay. Clean , comfortable  (home away from home) and a fruit garden any health conscious person would wish to have.  Will definately visit and plan a long weekends stay with friends.

Liana Joubert, South Africa
26 April 2014

Clean and neat. Tiles in shower slippery when wet, otherwise a lovely place to stay.

Norman Wait, South Africa
09 July 2013

Comfortable and affordable for our sleepover on our way to George from Potchefstroom.Hot water - being a solar geyser were insufficient for a family of 5. All had to bath - for there was no shower and we left at 05:00 next morning.Unit was neat and tidy.

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Gariep Gardens Map

Gariep Gardens is 3.7km from the centre of Gariep Dam , the nearest airport 188.4km (New Tempe Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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