Ensconced in the magical Oliphants River Valley, Clanwilliam Hotel is situated off the beaten track. Only two hours drive from Cape Town, the hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, swimming pool and secure parking.
When you enter Clanwilliam Hotel, it is like coming home. Visitors are still welcomed with true country hospitality.
Founded in 1732, the picturesque Cape Dutch homestead of Clanwilliam is one of the ten oldest towns in the country.
Tucked away at the foot of the Cederberg Mountains and perched on one of the countries favourite dams, its rich settler history offers a central location for a variety of attractions from flower viewing to bushman art and a range of watersports. Clanwilliam is also famous for growing and cultivating Rooibos Tea and for its original leather Veldskoene factory.
Accommodation at Clanwilliam Hotel:
There are 38 air-conditioned rooms, all with an en suite bathrooms and showers.
There are 42 airconditioned ensuite rooms:-
- First Floor Twin Room (Bath)
- First Floor Double Room (Bath)
- First Floor Double Room (Shower)
- First Floor Family Room (Shower)
- First Floor Single Room (Shower)
- BackPool Area Twin Room (Shower)
- Pool Area Single Room (Shower)
- Behind Pool Family Room (Shower)
- Pool Area Double Room (Shower)
- Pool side Double Room (Bath)
- Pool Area Family Room (Shower)
- Honeymoon Suite
- Bus driver room
- First floor family room (Shower)
- 1st floor family room (Shower)
Clanwilliam Hotel is a 5 min drive from the spectacular 18 km long Clanwilliam Dam where visitors can partake in a range of water sports the likes of waterskiing, wake- boarding, parasailing and angling. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy sweeping vistas of flowerscapes in the nearby Ramskop Nature Reserve which boasts over 200 indigenous species of wild flowers (full bloom in August/September).
Hikers and anthropologists can peruse Bushman Rock paintings, visit the local planetarium or Pakhuis Pass, just outside of town, which boasts magnificent landscapes and is the gateway to Wupperthal a Moravian mission village. Adrenaline junkies who dont like to get their hair wet can indulge in the nearby Cederberg Mountains scenic 4x4, quad bike and mountain bike trails. And for the 'teetotallers' - Clanwilliam is famous for cultivating Rooibos tea and factory tours are recommended.
Clanwilliam Hotel is situated off the N7, 212km north of Cape Town ( 2hrs), in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Self drive From Cape Town:
Take the N7 highway out of Cape Town north for 212km ( 2hrs). You will pass through the towns of Malmesbury, Moorreesburg, Piketberg and Citrusdal, arriving at Clanwilliam. Turn off the N7 into Clanwilliam. Turn right into Main Str. Clanwilliam hotel is situated on the right hand side.