The Umtali Country Inn offers comfortable accommodation and generous conferencing facilities for the discerning leisure, business, and government traveler. This 33-bedroom establishment is conveniently situated in safe, green surroundings within walking distance from Aliwal North. We offer unrivaled hospitality and delicious meals.
The Eastern Cape is a region blessed with a rich diversity of cultural and heritage attractions as well as many adventure sports opportunities. Attractions vary from private nature reserves, Anglo-Boer sites, warm water spas, fossil sites and 4x4, hiking and horse trails. On the N6 running from Aliwal North and its area has a range of attractions from the ski slopes of Ben McDhui to trout-filled streams, caves adorned with ancient rock art and canoeing on the Orange and Kraai Rivers. Come and experience the openness of the Karoo. From the buzzing cities, historical diversity, major art festivals and scenic beauty, the Eastern Cape offers it all.
The Umtali Country Inn is the perfect base from which to soak in the countryside or participate in all the adventurous activities.
Accommodation at Umtali Country Inn:
The Umtali Country Inn offers 33 luxury rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, underfloor heating, air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, M-Net and DSTV. Sumptuous meals are served in front of the crackling log fires or outside at the swimming pool. Barbecues, afternoon tea in the garden or picnic baskets all add to the five-star service that awaits you at the Umtali Country Inn. Secure off-street parking behind security gates is provided free of charge, together with a security guard at night.
All rooms feature:
- An en-suite bathroom
- Satellite television / MNet
- Underfloor heating
- Tea/coffee-making facilities
Conferences at Umtali Country Inn:
The Umtali Country Inn offers 2 conference venues which accommodate between 5 to 150 delegates with ease and provide the ideal setting for meetings, seminars, product launches, birthday celebrations, weddings or fashion shows.
Situated on the “Friendly N6” running from Bloemfontein to East London, the Umtali Country Inn in Aliwal North - a town situated on the south bank of the Orange River - is the ideal stopover, linking up with the Wild Coast route via Maclear and onto the Sunshine Coast Route and the famous Garden Route.
It will be a pleasure to welcome you to this unique part of South Africa. We assure you of our best intentions at all times.
- Fishing, also trout and fly fishing nearby
- Boating nearby
- Canoeing on the Orange and Kraai Rivers nearby
- 4x4, hiking and horse trails nearby
- Skiing on the slopes of Ben McDhui
- Cancellations less than 4 days prior to arrival will result in the guest forfeiting his/her deposit.
- Cancellations on the day or a ‘no show’ will be charged at the full room rate.
Follow the N6 to Dan Pienaar Avenue in Aliwal North, a town on the banks of the Orange River.
If coming from the north (e.g. Bloemfontein or Rouxville), turn left onto Dan Pienaar Avenue just as you are about to exit Aliwal North. We are No. 47 on the right.
If coming from the south (e.g. East London, Queenstown, or Jamestown), turn right onto Dan Pienaar Avenue just as you start entering Aliwal North. We are No. 47 on the right.