This Country Lodge is more than a Bed and Breakfast or guest house: it is a home with a reputation for comfort, personal attention, friendliness and helpfulness.
Overlooking an orange orchard, between the Olifants and Jan Dissels rivers, the air here is clean and clear, and the light has magical qualities.
Also a beautiful garden and swimming pool.
All five of the rooms open to the garden, the centre of which is a huge wild fig tree. This tree is well over a hundred years old, and gives the lodge its own ambience of peace and protection.
Guests are welcome to relax in the garden around the fish pond, to use the splash pool and to enjoy drinks on the shaded verandah or in the guest lounge in the hundred year old section of the lodge.
Jams, warm bread, fresh muffins, muesli, all home-made, contribute to a delightful breakfast. Dinners which are by arrangement are an outstanding highlight of a visit to Saint du Barrys.
Having drinks on the patio or at the fish-pond in the late afternoon, watching the light change from gold to pink to dark-blue is a favourite past-time of guests.
Saint du Barrys is fully licensed, wheel-chair accessible, family-friendly offering wifi connectivity and adsl courtesy computer. laundry, books and gifts as well as secure undercover parking.
Restaurants are within safe, easy walking distance.Accommodation
The bedrooms, all en-suite, have open rafters, and each bedroom has its own ambiance and aroma of thatch.
Bedrooms open onto the garden, close to the splash pool, and are large, each with its own attractive décor, generous seating area and linen of the finest quality.
Bedrooms have 6 channels of TV, air-conditioning and heating, tea, coffee and hot chocolate tray, gourmet rooibos experience, kettle, fridge, hair dryer and wall safe.
Honey and rooibos toiletries are available in the bathrooms.
All rooms are large with generous seating area.
All offer twin beds option either with twin single beds or queen sized bed and single bed.
Air conditioned and heated. Guest controls the settings. Overhead fan.
Emergency lighting in case of power outages. Modern bathrooms.
Saint Du Barrys Activities:
Saint du Barrys is ideally positioned for walking and hiking. Wild Flower viewing.
Bushmen Rock Art exploring and rooibos tea touring.Birding and dam related activities.
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Health & Climate:
Clanwilliam is in a malaria free area.
Saint Du Barrys Guest Review
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 1
A very charming place with a nice shady garden and lovely hosts. Would always come back if I was in the region.
Rating: Reviewed by Gerd Nies over a year ago