When entering the Calvinia Hotel, visitors are still welcomed with true warm country hospitality.
Calvinia Hotel offers 25 rooms all with en-suite showers and bathrooms, a Splash Pool to cool off in the summer heat, Conference facilities for up to 80 people, a Beer Garden, Secure parking and Restaurant and Bar which is currently independently owned and operated.
Facilities and Services:
- 24 Hour Reception with friendly accommodating staff.
- Free WiFi available in the lobby on request.
- Breakfast included in all accommodation.
- Secure Parking - Limited secure parking available R50.
Dining and Conference facilities:
Our conference room can accommodate up to 80 people schoolroom seated and 40 people boardroom seated. Calvinia Hotel Restaurant specializes in Country food (Boerekos).
Accommodation at Calvinia Hotel:
There are 25 air conditioned rooms. All with en-suite bathrooms.
- All rooms en-suite
- Air conditioned
- Swimming pool
- Secure parking
- 24 hour reception
- Braai areas
What to do at Calvinia Hotel and surrounding areas:
4 x 4 Routes: There are various routes, some steep in Anglo Boer War history, along the escarpment with picturesque views and San paintings, or along the riverbed with huge Namaqua fig trees clinging to the rock surfaces. A must during spring when thick carpets of flowers adorn the countryside.
Akkerendam Nature Reserve: Offering walks for the fit or the frail. Afford you to take in the magnificent scenery, study the Sterboom and up to 65 species of birds.
Dutch Reformed Church: Design by Gaysford, a Potchefstroom architect, the church is in neo-gothic style and cost 1,200 pounds to build.
Grave of Abraham Esau: Anglo-Boer War martyrmuseum.
Museum: House in the art deco Old Synagogue built in 1920, exhibits portray the lives of the early European settlers. A cedarwood horsemill and old locomotive train relate the history of the area.
Spring Flowers: During the Flower Season (September - October) each year, up-to-date maps direct flower-lovers to the best shows.
Hantam Meat Festival: (Last week-end in August) A local farmers festival.
Well known all over Southern Africa.