Merweville, Western Cape, South Africa Accommodations

Accommodations in Merweville

4br Home/Apartment
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  • Swimming Pool
The SpaceEach cottage accommodates a maximum of 4 people - two persons in large double bedrooms with queen beds. 5B has two en-suite bathrooms - and can accommodate one extra person in a separate room with a single bed. Guest AccessGuests have full and exclusive use of their cottage (either 5A or 5B). But the adjacent spacious grounds - including a simple farm dam - are shared. Interaction with GuestsThe default interaction policy with guests is deliberately "minimal" - a need-based interaction, respecting guest privacy. But this is guest dependant and can vary according to requests and preferences! The NeighborhoodThe Karoo is a spectacular semi-desert landscape. During the day - solitude, peace and wide, open sunny spaces. At night, the huge skies and bright stars. Fresh dry air all of the time! Getting AroundThere is no public transport. Parking is freely available - and free.
4br Bedroom
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Breakfast
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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.
5br Chalet
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The SpaceThe Bush Camp is situated in the Bush, away from traffic and rush of modern day life. Here you have a solar powered fridge, solar plug point for charging cellphones and media devices. Each chalet is equipped with its own gas top cooker with a kettle and full cutlery, not forgetting your private braai area and parking. There is a communal kitchen and central braai point should you wish to braai as a group. Guest AccessThe Bush Camp times are as follows: Check in : 14:00 - 18:00 Check out : 06:00 - 10:00 Due to our Wildlife breeding programme. You will be able to do a 9 km hiking trail filled with fossils dating back (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) million years old, as well as see Gemsbok, Yellow&White Blesbuck, Black/Copper/White Springbok amongst other wildlife. Interaction with GuestsWe, the owners reside on the Farm. We supply you with a complimentary bag of ice and fire wood upon check in. We also supply Fresh Karoo Lamb Braai packs, Garlic breads and other amenities to make your stay abit easier. Other Things to NoteIf you love the bush, clear starry nights and wildlife, this is the place for you, no hairdryers, laptops, PSP's and modern technology. Kids can experience the Farm life and its quality! If not, the Lodge accommodation will be right up your alley!