Nestled deep in the heart of the Karoo, conveniently located along many of South Africa`s national roads, lies an oasis of relaxation and tranquility.
The Transkaroo Country Lodge welcomes you to the Karoo and would take immense pleasure in hosting you, whether it be a stop-over en-route to a major city or just a peaceful holiday you require.
With just about a hundred years of heritage and history under the lodge`s belt, you can be certain that at the Transkaroo Country Lodge, it`s remarkably welcoming staff will do everything in their power to make your stay a unforgettable and relaxing one.
The Lodge was originally established as a corrugated iron structure that catered as a stopover for the diggers traveling to and from the diamond fields at Kimberley. The current building was erected in 1945 and it became a favourite vacation place, drawing mainly Jewish clientele from both the Reef and Cape Town.
The current owners gave the building a full facelift, and made quite extensive alterations. The decor was changed to an elegant and comfortable homely atmosphere.
Guests are pampered and spoiled with wholesome Karoo food from a restaurant that has twice received a coveted international award for cuisine excellence. Accommodation is in the form of both elegant, budget and suite rooms equipped with air conditioners, uniquely designed and tastefully decorated.
Facilities and services include:
* Conference room - 20 people
* Covered Parking
* Security outside - 7:00h to 21:00h
* Reception - 24 hours
* Courtyard patio
* Swimming pool
* Garden - quiet spot for reading
* Braai facilities
* DSTV in lounge
* Limited room service
* Stargazing with expert - 21:00h to 22:00h
* Visits to a farm - rock art, drive, springbok,kudu and gemsbok
This lodge is a wonderful area from where to explore the Britstown region.
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Pets only by Arrangement
- Laundry Service
- Conference facilities
- Wedding facilities
- Team Building
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Bar on the Premises
- Curio Shop
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Communal Television
- Swimming Pool
- DVD and/or VCR
Accommodation is in the form of both elegant, budget and suite rooms equipped with air conditioners, uniquely designed and tastefully decorated.
Sixteen Lodge rooms are available with tea/coffee facilities and TV in 15 of those.
There are also 9 backpacker rooms and non-smoking rooms are available.
Transkaroo Country Lodge Activities:
Activities and Attractions include:
* Britstown Museum in Raath Street - Originally the Holy Trinity Church.
* Dutch Reformed Church built in 1877.
* Khoisan Rock Art on the farm Brakwater.
* Museum in Richmond Street that features means of transport dating to the pioneering days.
Transkaroo Country Lodge Map:
Transkaroo Country Lodge Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 11
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The restaurant has high standard and was a positive surprise for us.
Rating: Reviewed by Franz LORBER over a year ago
A very decent half-way stop. Very relaxed atmosphere. The room was very neat and clean and the staff friendly. Vehicles can be parked behind a locked gate adding peace of mind. Will definitely recommend this establishment and visit it again when I need a half-way stop when traveling on the same road.
Rating: Reviewed by Francois Basson over a year ago
Lovely ambience in the outside garden area. Very french decor and feel. Good service. Rod & Liz Douglas
Rating: Reviewed by Rodney Douglas over a year ago
Your friendly staff, and lovely goodies in the shop made our stay most pleasant.
Rating: Reviewed by Cheryl Kaplan over a year ago