There is a farm in the heart of the Klein Karoo…where time stands still…where grassy plains meet the blue sky and where the sun sets in an explosion of colour over the great Swartberg Mountains.
Hanlie and Viljee Keller invite you to enjoy the warm hospitality of their luxury guest house, Mooiplaas (meaning ‘beautiful farm’) with its breath-taking views. Mooiplaas a real working ostrich farm, which also farms maize and alfalfa, has been in the family for four generations. The guest house is converted from the old farm house and retains the traditional cape-dutch façade. Accommodation:
The sixteen suites have been lovingly and tastefully decorated. They are spacious and luxurious with big comfy beds, large en-suite bathrooms, private lounge area with large flat screen TV, honesty fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and separate entrances with ample secure parking - everything you need to enjoy and relax.
Free wi fi internet access is available too, ideal for business travellers, or if you simply must check your email!
There are four types of suites:
•Superior/Honeymoon Suites are just right for a honeymooners or romantic getaway with someone special
•Family Suites are perfect for families with two to three children.
•Luxury Double Suites are ideal for holidaymakers and business travellers. Self catering is available in some rooms.
•Self-Catering Suites is a secluded gem with an idyllic setting.Dining:
Start your day with a traditional farmhouse breakfast and at the end of the day enjoy a candlelit braai – both are specialities at Mooiplaas.
The staff will also be delighted to prepare light meals and picnic baskets for you (by prior arrangement). And they will offer insider’s advice you on where to eat out and be happy to make a reservation for you at one of the fine local restaurants.
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Babysitting Service
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Dining room
- Cots available
- Curio Shop
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Parking (open and off-street)
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Swimming Pool
Mooiplaas Guesthouse Activities:
On-site activities include hiking/walking, jogging, mountain bikes, and swimming pool. Don’t miss a private tour of Mooiplaas ostrich farm where you will learn interesting facts about ostriches and the famous feather industry.
Get up close to these inquisitive birds and feel the thrill of seeing a baby chick peck its way into this brand new world. Our on-site registered tour guide is available to help with planning and arranging trips in the area.
Mooiplaas is ideally located. It is in the peaceful countryside yet only 10 km from Oudtshoorn which offers much to do and see. It is the Ostrich Capital of the world, close to the world famous Cango Caves and so much more.
Whether you are looking for adventure, sports, culture, history or wish to relax and enjoy the pure tranquility of the countryside, you will find it here!
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Mooiplaas Guesthouse Guest Review
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 1
A lovely surprise when you enter your room, unexpected luxury. This is a working Ostrich farm so I should not have been surprised by having Ostrich stew as the main course for dinner, I'm afraid I did not like it. Lovely views and a beautiful sky at night, a great way to start route 62.
Rating: Reviewed by Peter Good over a year ago