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South Africa’s vast Karoo region, covering the majority of its Northern Cape Province, is home to the Transkaroo Country Lodge. This boutique hotel, where only our hospitality exceeds the region’s tranquillity and wide open spaces, has made a name for itself over the course of more than a century of service.

The twin oases of its accommodation and its cuisine has earned it a reputation as the preferred stop-over en route between South Africa’s north and south. Britstown, the town we call home, is conveniently located at the cross-roads of two national roads, with De Aar as the nearest major centre.

Our friendly and professional team would consider it their pleasure to host you and make your stay in our hotel relaxing and unforgettable. Conveniently located along many of South Africa’s national roads, Transkaroo Country Lodge lies in an oasis of relaxation and tranquility. The Country Lodge welcomes you to the Karoo and would take immense pleasure in hosting you, whether it be a stop-over en-route to a major city or just a peaceful holiday you require. With just about a hundred years of heritage and history under the lodge’s belt, you can be certain that at the Transkaroo Country Lodge, it’s remarkably welcoming staff will do everything in their power to make your stay a unforgettable and relaxing one.

Accommodation at Transkaroo Country Lodge
Accommodation is in the form of both elegant, budget and suite rooms equipped with air conditioners, uniquely designed and tastefully decorated. Sixteen Lodge rooms are available with tea/coffee facilities and TV in 15 of those. There are also 9 backpacker rooms and non-smoking rooms are available.

Accommodation facilities at Transkaroo Country Lodge
- Conference room - meetings (20 people)
- Covered Parking
- Security outside - 7:00h to 21:00h
Night person - 21:00h to 7:00h
- Reception - 24h
- Courtyard patio
- Swimming pool
- Garden - Quiet spot for reading
- Braai facilities
- TV - 16 rooms ( S.A.B.C, DSTV)
- Air cons
- Tea/Coffee facilities
- Limited room service
- Backpacker rooms - heating + fans
- All rooms are non-smoking

Restaurant / Cafe / Bar Service / Wine Shop
- Restaurant/Cafe - open 7:00h to 21:00h
- Wine List - accredited wines
- a la Carte - 07:00h to 21:00h
- Carvery - 19:00h to 21:00h
- Breakfasts a la Carte
- al Fresco a La Carte - courtyard
- Bar Service
- Food shop on site
- Wine shop on site


Activities and Attractions include:
* Britstown Museum in Raath Street - Originally the Holy Trinity Church.
* Dutch Reformed Church built in 1877.
* Khoisan Rock Art on the farm Brakwater.
* Museum in Richmond Street that features means of transport dating to the pioneering days.

Rooms and Units Available:

Standard Room
Double Slightly smaller than the Lodge A rooms. En-suite with bath/ bath and hand shower or shower. 2 Single beds as a double / double bed or queen size bed Air con and Dstv, Coffee and tea making facilities.

Family Standard Room
Sleeps 3,4 or 5 people.
En-suite bath / bath and hand shower or shower.
Single beds, two as a double and single beds.
Air con and Dstv
Coffee and tea making facilities

Lodge A Room
Double Sleeps 2 adults Queen, double or single beds. En-suite with bath / bath and hand shower or shower. Air con and Dstv Coffee and tea making facilities

Fully furnished rooms Share showers and toilets facilities Fans provided in summer and heaters in winter. Backpackers guests have coffee and tea making facilities and share all the other facilities which are part of the hotel. Rooms 2 people per room One family room for 4 people.

Bedrooms: All rates exclude breakfast. Rates apply throughout the year. Rates are according to the number of people in a room. Adult rates from 12 years .

Lodge A
Amount of similar units: 5
Sleeps 2 Adults

Standard Rooms
Amount of similar units: 16
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Laundry Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Less than 5 days: No Refund
Less than 10 days: 50% Refund
Before 10 days: Full Refund
Subject to a 20% handling fee on the full booking value.
No Refund for No Shows.


Transkaroo Country Lodge
13 Mark Street

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  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
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