The SpaceAssendelft Lodge is the ideal overnight stop for long distance travelers. It offers four elegantly decorated double, air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Each room has its own private entrance with an outside patio where you can sit and enjoy a drink while you take in the surroundings of the Karoo or do some star watching at night. You can snuggle up in front of the fire in the cozy lounge during winter evenings or enjoy a meal in front of the fire place in the dining room.
If you enjoy being close to nature our tented chalets at the Bush Camp are for you. Each chalet has its own braai area and for larger groups, a communal braai area is available where you can sit around the campfire, under the stars at night. Wood is available from the lodge for making a fire or enjoy a braai. Lights in the chalets are solar powered and hot water is generated by a traditional hot water “donkey”, there are no other electricity available.
Each tented chalet accommodates one to four guests in single beds or double beds and has an en-suite bathroom with a shower. Linen and towels are provided. Coffee and tea are also provided in the chalets with a small gas stove. The communal kitchen is well equipped with cooking and braai utensils as well as a gas fridge, freezer and oven.
Both the Lodge and Bush Camp are fully licensed. Guest AccessSome nearby attractions include relaxing and enjoying the Karoo, wander around the farm, visit the lonely grave of a British soldier, Pte. W Calver of the 16th Lancers, who died on Sep. 10, 1901. Go on the fossil trail and see for yourself where the therocephalians ("beast-heads") diictodons and Pristerognathu lived 265 million years ago. Therocephalians are an extinct suborder of carnivorous eutheriodont therapsids that lived from the middle and late Permian into the Triassic (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Ma, existing for approximately 20 million years – a guided tour can be arranged or go for a braai with your partner at one of the picnic spots next to the Vlakkraal river. Interaction with GuestsMeals are served at the lodge for lodge guests only. We have a Diner with a full menu that serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. the kitchen opens at 07:00 and closes at 22:00.
Self catering is allowed at the lodge but only Braai facilities. .
Game drives can be arranged with management.
Both the lodge and bush camp is fully licensed. The NeighborhoodAssendelft Lodge and Bush Camp is also the ideal place from where to explore the quaint little town of Prince Albert (45km) where you can visit the smallest wine estate in Africa, fig and olive farms and various other attractions. Take a drive over the majestic Swartberg Mountain Pass (48km) and visit the isolated wilderness area, known as "Die Hel" (Gamkaskloof), a mere 59 km away or Meirings Poort, with its breathtaking scenery - an hour's drive from the lodge and the world renowned Kango Caves only 98 km away. The Karoo National Park, also only an hour's drive away or start exploring the Karoo Highlands route which covers small Karoo towns such as Matjiesfontein, Sutherland, Fraserburg, Williston, Carnarvon, Loxton, Victoria West and Beaufort West. Getting AroundAssendelft Lodge and Bush Camp is 46.5km from the centre of Prince Albert , the nearest airport 136.2km (George Airport).
You can take a N1, the train or a Bus to Prince Albert Road and overnight at Assendelft. Other Things to NoteThe lodge offers four double, air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, Double beds, En-suite, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities.