Andries Stockenstrom Guest House
, the award-winning guest house is to be found in the heart of the vast open Karoo.
It is centrally situated in Graaff-Reinet, the fourth oldest town in South Africa. With it’s more than 200 national monuments the town has been described as “a living monument”.
Situated in the historic town, Graaff-Reinet, the centre of the Karoo Midlands, this guest house is one of the culinary oases of South Africa. Food is a passion here and the dinners are legendary, the highlight of your stay, an experience to be savoured and remembered. Bedrooms are cosy and with comforts and extras to pamper.
The floors in the old house are all original yellow wood.
Relax on the pool terrace or in the lounge. Stroll streets filled with architectural treasures, of which more than 200 are National Monuments. Visit the awesome Valley of Desolation and nature reserve with plenty of game.
Accommodation at Andries Stockenstrom Guest House:
The guest house and dining room, located in a manor house built Circa 1819, has seven en-suite double rooms all elegantly furnished. All rooms have 100% percale linen and mohair blankets from the region.
- The Bougainvillea Suite
- The Ivy Room
- The Garden Room
These luxury rooms are all situated around the swimming pool and have their own patios.
- The Dolls Room
- The Rose Room
- The Reed Room - the oldest room in the house
- The Fig Tree Room
These rooms are all situated on the veranda of this beautiful old Karoo house, with french doors opening out.
Features of all rooms and mini-suites:
- Twin single beds or king size beds
- Bathrooms en-suite
- Veranda / patio
- Air Conditioning
Facilities & Services:
- Honeymoon Couples
- Laundry Service
- Special Meals on Request
- Wine Tasting
- Dining room
- Internet Access
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Parking (off-street - open)
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Swimming Pool
- Communal Satellite TV
Andries Stockenstrom Guest House Activities:
Game viewing, Golf, Hiking trails in the Karoo Nature Reserve and in the Sneeuberg mountains. The Valley of Desolation is a short 14 km drive from the town.
Any visitor to the Reserve will be surprised to discover the diversity of fauna and flora.
There are over 220 recorded species of birdlife, 336 plants and 43 mammals. Catch a glimpse of the endangered Cape Mountain Zebra, plenty of Kudu, Buffalo, the majestic Black Eagle and the Kori Bustard, the heaviest flying bird in the world.
The charming village of Nieu-Bethesda is set in a fertile valley of the Sneeuberg mountains beneath the Compassberg (2502m), which dominates the northern skyline.
Through it's isolation, the village has retained a rare historical and architectural integrity. Popular as a retreat for artists, the unique appeal of the village, and the allure of the Owl House make this a place that no visitor should miss.
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Andries Stockenstrom Guest House Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
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In a class of its own - a blast from the past with all the charm and comfort.
Rating: Reviewed by Victor Carkeek over a year ago
An all-round outstanding performance. Efficient, friendly staff, great attention to detail, first class rooms, excellent restaurant, make it a worthwhile experience.
Rating: Reviewed by Amanda Sansome over a year ago
Staff are very friendly and attentive. Aircon in room was not operating properly. Premises are small although room was more than sufficient. Food was excellent.
Rating: Reviewed by Alex Tensfeldt over a year ago
One of the most memorable parts of our holiday. Fantastic host. Delicious food - a culinary adventure. Highly recommended.
Rating: Reviewed by Jacqueline Sutherland over a year ago
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