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The Willow Historical Guest House
Experience an important piece of South African History in this historic building with Victorian Furniture, old world charm and unsurpassed hospitality.


The Willow Historical Guest House is situated in a quite part of Willowmore, just minutes from the N9.

Garden and self-catering cottages are all en-suite. Drinks are served in the Old bar or garden.

An a la carte restaurant is available for lunch and dinner. Experience Karoo lamb like you have never tasted before.

Activities include a beautiful self-drive or guided tour through the Baviaans Kloof (World Heritage site), a visit to the Old Power Station, Old Boer Graveyard and Gunpowder Chamber, Jewish Graves, Pierre Ferreira Hiking Trail and a tour through Willowmore on the Willow Limo.
From:
R850.00 per unit

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Facilities & Services:

  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Pets only by Arrangement
  • Elderly
  • Babysitting Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Dining room
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Cots available
  • Internet Access
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Other Language
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV


    Rooms:

    1. Cottage 1 - 1 x Self-catering cottages with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (shower), 1 livingroom and one kitchen. The cottage has DSTV, warm blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    2. Flippie - 1 x Self-catering cottages with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (shower), 1 livingroom and one kitchen. The cottage has DSTV, electric blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    3. Stables - 1 x Family Unit with 1 x Kingsize bed and 1 x Single bed, 1 bathroom (shower) and small kitchenet.

    4. Hoenderhok - 1 x Twin room with Twin beds, ensuit bathroom (shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    5. Hak & Steek - 1 x Twin room with Twin beds, ensuit bathroom (bath), DSTV, electric blankets, fans, aircon and coffee making facility

    6. Peperboom - 1 x Double room with Kingsize bed, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans, aircon and coffee making facility

    7. Windpomp - 1 x Double Room with Kingsize bed, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans, aircon and coffee making facility

    8. Cot 2 - 1 x Twin room with Twin beds, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans, aircon and coffee making facility

    9. Cot 3 - 1 x Twin room with Twin beds, ensuit bathroom (bath/Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans, aircon and coffee making facility

    10. Cot 4 - 1 x Double Room with Kingsize bed, ensuit bathroom (Shower/Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans, aircon and coffee making facility

    11. Cot 5 - 1 x Double Room with Double bed, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    12. Huis 1 - 1 x Double room with Twin beds, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    13. Huis 2 - 1 x Double room with Twin beds, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    14. Huis 3 - 1 x Double room with Kingsize beds, ensuit bathroom (Shower), DSTV, electric blankets, fans and coffee making facility

    The Willow Historical Guest House Activities:

    Bakers dam
    - built in 1906 to supply steam locomotives with water; today bird watchers spend hours at Bakers Dam where bird life and unspoilt flora abounds.

    Aasvoêlberg
    - "vulture mountain" is one of the few places in the Karoo where coastal fynbos grows with a number of trails offering hikers and mountain bikers the chance to explore the fauna and flora of the mountain.

    Historical graveyard
    - graves of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 - 1902) and the Great Flu Epidemic of 1918.

    Historical Boer Graveyard
    - beautifully restored old Boer graveyard with interesting graves dating back to the Anglo-Boer War. From here one can take a short hike to a small gunpowder chamber used during battle to store gunpowder and ammunition.

    Wonderboom
    - sight where two trees, namely the Ghwarrie tree (Eudea undulate) and a Shepherd's Tree (Boscia oleolides, also called a Karoo witgat) grow side by side with joined stems. Situated 12km on theN9 towards Aberdeen.

    Jewish Synagogue & Graveyard

    Blackstones
    - old power station with six Lister Blackstone diesel generators

    Pierre Ferreira hiking trail
    - through beautiful virgin Karoo veld, past two old forts and offers panoramic views over the charming village of Willowmore.

    Willow limo
    - donkey cart tour through the streets of Willowmore

    Historical buildings
    - Old Dutch Reformed Rectory, built in 1864, The Old Jail, built in 1896, St Matthew's Church, completed in 1881, and the beautifully renovated Town Hall, built in 1896, with has an unusual clock tower.

    Pedestrian bridge
    THe iconic "Rooi Bruggie" over the Noodsloot River used when the river was in flood.

    Golf
    - one of the few Karoo golf courses with 9 grass greens.

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