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  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse and Bed and Breakfast
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Plover Cottages offers the ideal stopover for the weary traveler.

Come relax in the beautiful countryside of big sky country and breath the fresh air of the Free State. Make your overnight stop part of your holiday.

Plover Cottages caters for the overnight traveler and those visiting Bloemfontein who prefer the peace and quite of the country to the noisy city. We are not involved with conferencing and guarantee no loud business parties.

Plover Cottage B&B also known as Plover Cottages, consists of five units which are spread between three buildings. Two are free-standing while three units are back to back on building, completely private from one another.

Continental breakfasts are stocked in the units and dinner is available on arrangement. We are pet-friendly but arrangements must please be made prior to arrival as we do charge a small fee for pets.

We look forward to meeting you. Children welcome.

Accommodation at Plover Cottages:
There are five units available -

Plover 1
This unit is free-standing with queen bed downstairs in room area and two singles in the roof area which is accessed via a ladder. Upstairs area not suitable for very young children or older people. Shower facilities with basic cooking and braai area.

Plover 2
This family unit is back to back with two other units but each unit is private from one another with entrances facing different sides of the building. Unit can accommodate 4 people. Downstairs main room with en-suite shower facilities and upstairs in a lofted area two single beds. Toilet and basin upstairs as well. Only unit with stove and oven. Open plan lounge area with dining area. Braai facilities outside.

Plover 3
Smallest unit with twin beds. Got en-suite bath facilities. No braai area but one can warm up food in unit. Got dining table with tea and coffee facilities.

Plover 4
Family unit is free-standing with one bedroom with three single beds and a pull-out matras. Ideal for three people sharing or family with young children. Unit has shower facilities and has got living/lounge area with dining table. Braai facilities outside.

Plover 5
Unit is at the back of Plover 2 and Plover 3. Got own entrance with small verandah. Queen bed with single bed and pull out matras. Although this is also a two sleeper, one can use it for young family. Open plan with kitchenette and dining table. Shower facilities with braai area outside.

All units are standard with under counter fridge (except Plover 2 with larger fridge), microwave, toaster, two plate stove/electric frying pan and coffee and tea facilities. Only Plover 3 does not have a washing up area or braai area.

The area is steeped in Anglo Boer War history and even has a British Camp excavation on the property and offers interesting walks and crystal clear night skies.

One can arrange to visit a nearby wildlife sanctuary or horse-riding or spend a day visiting tourist attractions in and outside of Bloemfontein. Birding is popular and a walk to the river on a neighbouring property can be arranged.

Cancellation Policy:
Should a booking be cancelled within two weeks of the arrival date (booking date) the guest will lose his/her 50% deposit.
We however, would refund the full deposit if a cancellation was made prior to these time periods given above.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Pets only by Arrangement
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - covered)
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool

Plover Cottages is a Guesthouse and Bed and Breakfast in Glen Bloemfontein Free State South Africa

From JHB: Follow N1 from JHB. You will go through the Verkeerdevlei Tolplaza which is exactly 38km from our offramp. The offramp is exit no 213 (Maselspoort/Glen).Once you've taken the offramp, turn right at the T-Junction (You will go underneath the N1). We are exactly 1km on this road on the lefthand side.

From Cape Town/Bloemfontein: Take the N1 towards JHB. 8km after Caltex Sunny Hill you will find the Maselspoort/Glen offramp. Exit 213. At the T-Junction turn left. We are exactly 1km on this road on the lefthand side.

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Rooms and Units Available at Plover Cottages

All Plover units
Our units are equipped but we can provide meals on request. We charge the standard rate for the first two people afterwards R110 per person sharing.
Sleeps 4 Adults

Plover 1
Free-standing rondawel. Family unit with queen bed downstairs and two singles in roof area, accessed via ladder. Shower facilities with kitchenette. Ideal for family with school going kids. Not for adults or toddlers in roof area.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Plover 2
Family unit on cottage which consists of three separate units. Downstairs main room with queen bed, en-suite bathroom with shower facilities. Upstairs in lofted area two single beds with toilet and basin. Complete kitchen in open plan lounge area.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Plover 3
Small unit on building with two other units. Two single beds with en-suite bath facilities. Basic self catering with coffee and tea facilities. No cooking or braai in this unit.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Plover 4
Free standing family unit with three single beds and pull out matras. Ideal for young family. Shower facilities, kitchenette, braai facilities and coffee and tea facilities.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Plover 5
Unit is two sleeper on building with two other units. Private from other units. Shower facilities. Queen bed with single bed and pull out matras (for small kids).
Sleeps 2 Adults

Latest Reviews
Owner very friendly and pleasant - comfortable bed and a very pleasant meal was served would return again on another trip passing that way.
Mr and Mrs Cyril Atkinson Aug 2014
Good overnight stop. Accommodation good. Very helpful. Dinner was cooked specially for us
Max Lowe May 2012
Very friendly, helpful hosts. Clean, well-equipped. Good value for money. Food was good home-cooking!
John Satchel Sep 2011
Very pleasant and professional. Friendly people. Beautiful surroundings.
Justin Maxwell Jan 2009
Pleasant and helpful owner.
Andy Goodenough Jul 2008
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