Situated on Route 62, Soeterus Guest Farm is easily accessible and an ideal stop on the alternative route from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
Starry nights and sunshine-filled days create the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate. Accommodation is available in the form of six twin B&B rooms. The units offer the following amenities; cotton percale bedding, luxury towels and courtesy toiletries, en-suite bathrooms with showers, coffee and tea-making facilities with complimentary home-made rusks and bar fridges. Rooms are serviced daily by our efficient staff. We hope to make your stay both pleasurable and memorable and will accommodate special requests as far as possible.
Hearty breakfasts are included in the standard rates and can be enjoyed either in the dining room or on your screened patio. Lunch and dinner is available upon prior booking.
Soeterus Guest Farm offers something for everyone, be it relaxing beside the solar-heated swimming pool, retiring to a shady spot with a book or exploring Calitzdorp and the surrounding area.
Accommodation is available in the form of 6 twin B&B rooms, situated in the converted Ostrich Hatchery. Great care has been taken to conserve the historic reed ceilings and large poplar beams.
Rooms offer the following amenities:
- Cotton Percale bedding
- Luxury towels and courtesy toiletries
- En-Suite Bathroom with shower
- Coffee and tea facilities with complimentary home baked rusks
- Bar Fridge
Rooms are serviced daily by our efficient staff. We hope to make your stay both pleasurable and memorable and will accommodate special requests as far as possible. Hearty breakfasts are included in the standard rates and can be enjoyed either in the dining room or on your screened patio.
Soeterus Guest Farm Activities:
Visit an award winning Port and wine cellar
Axe Hill Winery
Peter Bayly Wines
Tour the Calitzdorp Art Route
For more details refer to the Art Route Map available in house.
Visit the museum
For a full history on Calitzdorp and its people visit the Calitzdorp Museum, housed in the historic Standard Bank Building.
Visit the Historical Dutch Reformed Church
Originally founded in 1856, it was declared a national monument 1991. The sandstone church has a Neo-Byzantine style and a Marseilles roof. The church is a good example of the architecture popular during the Ostrich boom of the early 1900's
Attend the Organ Recital
Dr Noel Jean Creil offers Classical organ recitals every evening at 18:00 in the Historic Dutch Reformed Church.
Walk Through Time
Marlene Robson offers guided walks along the historic streets of Calitzdorp. You are sure to enjoy her interesting stories on the Calitzdorp community and its history.
Drive one of the numerous mountain passes, do the Groenfontein Circle Route or visit the Matjiesvlei Valley.
Browse through one of the Alladin's Caves full of collectibles. Visit South Africa's smallest Book Shop at Lorenzo's. Spoil yourself with a gift from Alice in Calitzdorp, situated in Queen Street. Browse through the wonderful selection of artworks by one of the talented local artists (refer to the Art Route Map for more details). One of the few remaining traditional Pipe Makers can be visited at Ebenheart's in Voortrekker Street.
For a splendid selection of Karoo succulents arrange a visit to Karooicus Indigenous Nursery. Visit the Hennie Cloete Natural Veld Garden.
Visit the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve. Hike the historic Donkey Trail. Visit the world famous Cango Caves, one of the Ostrich Show Farms or a Wildlife Sanctuary.
Calitzdorp has an annual Port and Wine Festival and an Apricot Festival. Enquire regarding the dates as they vary from year to year. Apricot and Hanepoot Grapes can be picked at De Krans in season. The Red Stone Hills Mountain bike Challenge is a must for the adventurous.
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Soeterus Guest Farm Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 2
It was great to stay at Soeterus. We really enjoyed staying there. The hosts were very friendly.
Rating: Reviewed by Tharina Cloete over a year ago
We felt warmly welcomed and cared for by the friendly staff. Thank you for a comfortable stay.
Rating: Reviewed by Jennifer Earl over a year ago
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