Eastern Region, Free State, South Africa

Closest Place or Area
Bethlehem Clarens Clocolan
Ficksburg Fouriesburg Harrismith
Ladybrand Phuthaditjhaba Reitz
Senekal Slabberts Van Reenen

Place: Bethlehem
Die Nes
Type: Guesthouse / Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: 3 van Raalte Street
Booking agency: Louise Botha
Tel: + 27 (0)58 303 4073 Cell: + 27 (0)83 310 9257
Fax: + 27 (0)58 303 6962
e-mail: die_nes@nnet.co.za

Description: There's nothing nicer than being greeted by the smell of fresh muffins when you walk into a building. At Die Nes it's part of their welcome. Host Louise has created a little oasis where every room has a different character, all of them luxuriously decorated. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on the patio or in the garden with different areas to enjoy, lounge at the pool, or relax in the lounge with its interesting décor and variety of books. Dinner available on request.

Place: Bethlehem
Suburb: Panorama
Fisant & Bokmakierie
Type: Guesthouse / Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: 8 & 10 Thoi Oosthuyse Street
Tel: + 27 (0)58 303 7144 Cell: + 27 (0)82 776 0322
Fax: + 27 (0)58 303 1192
e-mail: fisantandbokmakiere@aatravel.co.za

Description: Bethlehem is situated in the beautiful Eastern Free State with easy access to places like Golden Gate National Park, Drakensberg World Heritage Site and Lesotho. Listen to the distinctive call of the Bokmakierie as it echoes through the crisp, clean air. Atmospere, attention to detail and personal service make Fisant, Bokmakierie and Hoephoep Guest House very special. Charming en-suite bedrooms with separate entrances are decorated with an artistic flair and include all comforts.

Place: Bethlehem
Type: Lodge / Self-catering
Address: 5km from Bethlehem on the R714 to Warden, 16km on S175
Booking agency: Reservations
Tel: + 27 (0)58 304 1691 Cell: +27 (0)79 872 4321
Fax: + 27 (0)58 304 3229
e-mail: office@lionsrock.org

Description: LIONSROCK Lodge offers a variety of accomodation ranging from luxury en-suite rooms, lodge rooms with en-suite facilities, or self-catering facilities. The lodge provides a peaceful environment along with an excellent restaurant and a cosy bar. Come and join us for unforgettable game drives, or mountain walks in breathtaking surroundings. Facilities and services include conferencing, weddings, receptions, guided game drives, mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, big screen TV, Internet access. The park covers an area of 1.240 ha and is home to a rich variety of game species and birds. Additionally the sanctuary wildlife reserve offers visitors the opportunity to observe big cats in their natural surrounding. Currently more than 50 big cats - originally confiscated or formerly housed in poor living conditions - found their home at the LIONSROCK Big cats sanctuary - an animal welfare project of FOUR PAWS.

Place: Bethlehem
Type: Hotel (offers conference facilities).
Grading: TGCSA 2 Star
Address: 23 Muller Street
Tel: + 27 (0)58 303 5191
Fax: + 27 (0)58 303 5191

Description: Park Hotel has 42 bedrooms and conference facilities.

Place: Clarens
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Berg Cottage
Type: Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 2 Star
Address: 430 Berg Street
Booking agency: Peter and Patsy Millin
Tel: + 27 (0)58 256 1112 Cell: +27 (0)82 874 3846
e-mail: info@clarenscottages.co.za

Description: At Berg Cottage accommodation consists of two bedrooms, one with double bed and one with two single beds; two single beds on the enclosed front verandah. A new addition consists of a sun lounge with queensize sleeper couch and another toilet with shower. Bedlinen and towels are provided , all you need to bring are your consumables. The cottage is eminently suitable for family or friends' get togethers for all ages and has a particularly happy record of these since we acquired it in 1981. But it is also a cosy retreat for a couple. The garden, sloping up to the sandstone cliffs affords magnificent views of the distant and surrounding mountains - a wonderful place for sundowners.

Place: Clarens
Bergwoning Guest and Adventure Farm
Type: Self-catering / Chalets/Cottages
Grading: TGCSA 3 STAR
Address: Off the R711, 16km from Clarens
Tel: +27 (0)58 256 1124 Cell: +27 (0)82 396 7595
Fax: +27 (0)58 256 1124
e-mail: bergwoning@gmail.com

Description: Some 16km from Clarens, situated in a tranquil valley, between the beautiful Maluti Mountains, you will find the tranquil and picturesque environment of Bergwoning Guest and Adventure Farm. The farm is ideal for that relaxing getaway. With only three beautiful appointed cottages, the farm is never crowded and you are assured of a quiet and peaceful stay. All our units have gas or electric cooking hobs, microwaves, fridges, toasters, kettles etc. We provide our guests with linen and bath towels. Although we are a self-catering establishment, we do provide breakfast on request. All units are serviced daily by our staff.

Place: Clarens
Bokpoort Holiday and Game Ranch
Type: Self-catering
Address: Bokpoort, 8km from Clarens
Tel: + 27 (0)58 256 1181
Fax: + 27 (0)58 256 1048

Description: Bokpoort is a a luxury cottage with two single beds, own bathroom, a nice open fireplace, and a small lounge to view over the mountains and nice big trout dams, a nice veranda.

Place: Clarens
Cottage Pie
Type: Bed and Breakfast / Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
Address: 89 Malherbe Street
Booking agency: Barbara and Dave Green
Tel: +27 (0)58 256 1214 Cell: +27 (0)82 853 5947
Fax: +27 (0)58 256 1214
e-mail: cottagep@netactive.co.za

Description: Cottage Pie is a charming thatched home offering 3 en-suite rooms. One is an open-plan bedsitter with fully equipped kitchenette, digital TV and 3 single beds. Upstairs, under thatch has a queen sized bed and an old fashioned bath en-suite as well as tea/coffee making facilities and TV. The third is a quiant timber cabin on the stream with kitchenette, queen sized bed . All the rooms have private entrances.

Place: Clarens
Cranford Inn Clarens
Type: Bed and Breakfast (offers conference facilities).
Address: 19 Larola Street
Booking agency: Simon Kerr
Tel: + 27 (0)58 256-1358 Cell: + 27 (0)082 469 3832
Fax: + 27 (0)58 256-1358
e-mail: simon@cranford.co.za

Description: Cranford Inn offers 18 splendid en-suite rooms, each with a fridge, private patio and tea & coffee facilities. Six are upgraded executive rooms. The Inn is centrally situated (300 km from Gauteng, less than 4 hours from Durban and approx 2,5 hours from Bloemfontein) - an ideal conference venue. We can sleep up to 40 guests.

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Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Type: Hotel / Chalets/Cottages
Tel: + 27 (0)58 255 0000
Fax: + 27 (058) 255 0901
Place: Clarens
Type: Self-catering
Address: Krom Street
Tel: +27 (0)58 256 1179 Cell: +27 (0)82 859 1505
Fax: +27 (0)58 256 1179

Description: Experience the tranquility of Clarens - the "Jewel of the Free State". Although only 2 blocks from the main street with its many interesting shops, art studios and restaurants, you will find peace and quiet at Herberg-Klein. Choose between the traditional sandstone rondavel with double bed or the more spacious garden flat with 2 bedrooms for 4 people, both fully equipped. Clarens offers you a wide variety of activities, from poking around the shops, to beautiful walks in the surrounding mountains. Fully equipped facilities - bring only food and clothes for a relaxing holiday.

Place: Clarens
Maluti Mountain Lodge
Type: Hotel
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
Address: Steil Street
Tel: + 27 (0)58 256-1422 or 256-1424
Fax: + 27 (0)58 256-1306
e-mail: maluti@aatravel.co.za
Place: Clarens
Patcham Place
Type: Bed and Breakfast
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
Address: 262 Church Street
Booking agency: Wendy or Richard
Tel: + 27 (0)58 256 1017 Cell: + 27 (0)82 416 3687
Fax: + 27 (0)58 256 1973 or 086 505 3624
e-mail: patcham@netactive.co.za

Description: Patcham Place offers quality bed and breakfast or self-catering accommodation. We are a comforrtable three hour drive from central Johannesburg or four hours from Durban and just ten minutes from the lovely Golden Gate National Park. Patcham Place is situated in the delightful little mountain village of Clarens, a safe haven which offers peace and tranquillity or a multitude of outdoor pursuits which include magnificent hiking trails and walks, Horse riding, Trout and Bass fishing, Golf, Tennis, Squash and Bowls, Visits to dinosaur sites can be arranged .The Clarens district boasts fine restaurants and atmospheric English-style pubs, as well as art galleries and other places of interest.

Place: Clarens
Rosewood Corner
Type: Bed and Breakfast
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
Address: Corner Main and Naude Streets
Tel: +27 (0)58 2561252 Cell: +27 (0)82 365 3110
Fax: +27 (0)58 256 1252
e-mail: rosewood@xsinet.co.za

Description: Rosewood Corner is situated in the Main Street of Clarens, within walking distance of most of the good restaurants, art galleries, shops etc, and are surrounded by beautiful sandstone mountains. We have 4 en suite rooms - all with separate entrances, opening on to a lovely garden with mountain views. All the rooms have electric blankets, television, heaters, and tea-trays, Rooms have original paintings, Persian carpets and percale linen.

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Type: Bed and Breakfast / Self-catering
Address: Corner of Sais Oosthuizen and Celiers Streets
Booking agency: Carol Cochrane
Tel: +27 (0)58 256 1301
e-mail: timmerskraal@telkomsa.net

Description: Timmerskraal Cottage is a charming flat offering two rooms with separate entrances with an inter-leading bathroom. The main bedroom has a queen sized bed and the second two single beds. A cosy lounge /diningroom which also has a single bed and with fully equipped kitchenette and TV. Two parking bays with your own entrance to the cottage and a private outside braai area overlooking the beautiful landscaped garden. Additionally we can accommodate more persons in the main thatched roofed home with your own entrance. Two bedrooms, one with queen sized bed, the other with two single beds with a shared bathroom. You also have the use of the lounge with TV and antique anthracite fire place, in winter. We can change the dining room room into another room when required, dependent on the number of guests. Self-help continental breakfast is available on request.

Place: Clarens
Wynott Country House
Type: Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
Address: 101 Malherbe Street, Clarens
Booking agency: Gavin
Tel: +27 (0)58 256 1346 Cell: +27 (0)82 323 3141
Fax: +27 (0)58 256 1346

Description: Wynott Country House nestles in the quaint village of Clarens in the Eastern Free State - just a stone's throw from the Golden Gate National Park. There are two comfortalbe self-catering units. The kitchen is fully equipped. The one cottage accommodates 4 people and the other one 2 people. Braai facilities are also available.

Place: Clocolan
Die Plaashuis
Type: Guesthouse
Address: 2de Straat Oos No.9
GPS Co-ordinates: S 27deg 34'16.51 E 28deg 54'45.38
Booking agency: Tewie and Caren Roos
Tel: +27 (0)51 943 0021
Fax: +27 (0)51 943 0218
e-mail: dieplaashuis@clocolan.co.za

Description: Die Plaashuis Guest House offers six individually decorated rooms, each with air conditioning units, flat screen TV, DSTV, tea and coffee trays, wireless Internet connection, an international plug and allergy treated goose down bedding. A hearty breakfast is served every morning in the dining room and dinner can be arranged by appointment. It offers old style hospitality with all the modern conveniences expected of a 5 star establishment.

Place: Clocolan
Type: Bed and Breakfast / Self-catering (offers conference facilities).
Address: c/o Andries Pretorius Street and Second Street South
Booking agency: Elsie Grobler
Tel: + 27 (0)51 943 0291 Cell: + 27 (0)82 433 7588
Fax: + 27 (0)51 943 1333
e-mail: athmot@nnet.co.za

Description: Bed and Breakfast and conference centre

Place: Ficksburg
Amohela ho Spitskop
Type: Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: On the Farm Spitskop between Fickburg and Clocolan
Booking agency: Jennifer Lotter
Tel: +27 (0)51 943 7013 Cell: +27 (0)83 659 1708
Fax: +27 (0)51 943 7013
e-mail: spitskop@lantic.net

Description: In the vastness of the Eastern Free State with views of majestic Maluti Mountains this stunning 310 hectare retreat, Amohela Ho Spitskop, offers three fully equipped, serviced stone-built cottages, open plan living, huge fireplace, two superb bedrooms, two bathrooms, large deck, bass dams.

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Bella Rosa
Type: Bed and Breakfast
Grading: Portfolio
Address: 21 Bloem Street
Booking agency: Joy Eilers
Tel: + 27 (0)51 933-2623
Fax: + 27 (0)51 933-2623
e-mail: bellarosa@telkomsa.net

Description: On the Caledon River, the border between Lesotho and the Free State, lies Ficksburg, with its lovely sandstone buildings and its magnificent views of the Maluti Mountains which are often covered in snow. In spring Ficksburg is g enveloped in a haze of cherry blossoms. There are a number of hiking trails and the museum features exhibitions on the history of General Fick, the town, the Southern Sotho, the sandstone architectural culture and the cherry industry. There are six hiking trails and a number of well-signposted mountain biking trails. The Cherry Festival is held during November. All our rooms are en-suite. Dinner is by arrangement in the a la carte restuarant.

Place: Ficksburg
Franshoek Mountain Lodge
Type: Guesthouse
Booking agency: Roz Evans
Tel: + 27 (0)51 933 2828 Cell: +27 (0)72 128 7356
Fax: + 27 (0)51 933 2828
e-mail: lodge@franshoek.co.za

Description: Lodge and Polo school on Franshoek Farm

Place: Ficksburg
Highlands Hotel Hoogland
Type: Hotel (offers conference facilities).
Address: Market Square, Voortrekker Street
Tel: + 27 (0)51 933 2214
Fax: + 27 (0)51 933 2570

Description: The hotel has 50 rooms and the rooms have TV, telephone, complimentary coffee and tea in the rooms and 24 hour room service. Additional services available are overnight laundry, takeaways, special breakfast packs. The Hotel also has an Arts and Crafts shop as well as a Tourist and Information Centre on the premises that is open till late.

Place: Ficksburg
Type: Lodge
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: Off R70, 34 km from Ficksburg towards Rosendal
Tel: +27 (0)51 933 2220 Cell: +27 (0)82 855 5454
Fax: +27 (0)51 933 2444
e-mail: info@moolmanshoek.co.za

Description: Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve is a private nature reserve of over 3 500 hectares, Moolmanshoek was developed from a conservation area into a natural heritage site. It is situated in the district of Ficksburg in the Eastern Free State at the foot of the Witteberge. Moolmanshoek provides a unique South Africa environment in for team building, work sessions or conferences. A special place for that fairytale wedding or break-away you have been promising the family. The sandstone Lodge offers a peaceful nights sleep.

Place: Ficksburg
Rustlers Valley Mountain Lodge
Type: Bed and Breakfast / Backpackers/Budget
Address: Rustlers Valley Farm
Tel: + 27 (0)51 933 3939
Fax: + 27 (0)51 933 3939

Description: Rustlers Valley Mountain Lodge 20km after Fouriesburg, turn right at Rustler's Valley sign on to S385 and follow signs. Four double and family rondavels and twelve two and four bed rooms, most with own bathroom, in rustic, characterful lodge offering country fare, relaxation, back-to-nature experiences. Dormitories for backpackers.

Place: Fouriesburg
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Fouriesburg Country Inn
Type: Guesthouse (offers conference facilities).
Address: 17 Reitz Street
GPS Co-ordinates: S28°37.334 E028°12.373
Booking agency: Clive and Martie Craig
Tel: + 27 (0)58 223 0207 Cell: 083 702 1427 (Martie)
Fax: + 27 (0)58 223 0257
e-mail: fburginn@worldonline.co.za

Description: Welcome to Fouriesburg Country Inn, situated in the Eastern Free State, 10 km from the Lesotho Border and 50 km from Golden Gate National Park. Fouriesburg is surrounded by the Maluti mountains and the Witteberge. We have 22 bedrooms-en suite. All the rooms have tea/coffee facilities, as well as electric blankets for the cold winter evenings.

Place: Fouriesburg
Malutizicht Lodge
Type: Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: Midway between the towns of Ficksburg and Fouriesburg on the R26
GPS Co-ordinates: 28deg 44' 40.9" S 28deg 3' 56.1" E
Booking agency: Dennis and Jenny Cowley
Tel: +27 (0)51 933 6171 or (011) 678 3240 Cell: +27 (0)83 302 5788 or 083 280 9594
e-mail: rogerdix@iafrica.com

Description: Malutizicht Lodge offers self catering accommodation on a 540Ha farm in the original farm house and a double storey cottage. The farmhouse sleeps 10 people with 2 double and 3 twin bed rooms, all rooms are en-suite. The cottage sleeps 8 people with 2 double and 2 twin bed rooms, all rooms are en-suite. All bedrooms are equipped with bed linen and towels. Electric heating is available in the bedrooms for the winter. Activities include fishing, hiking, swimming, rock art and artists workshop. or just relax on the verandah and enjoy the stunning views..

Place: Fouriesburg
Wyndford Holiday Farm
Type: Chalets/Cottages (offers conference facilities).
Address: Caledonspoort
Tel: + 27 (0)58 223 0274 Cell: +27 (0) 82 821 3820
Fax: + 27 (0)58 223 0664
e-mail: reception@wyndford.co.za

Description: A quality, affordable holiday for the whole family ... complete with three delicious, home-cooked meals a day. Immensely charming and magical, Wyndford offers a forgotten way of living that promises to renew your connection with your self, the people in your life, nature and with God. Accommodation ranges from Swiss style chalets - each with two bedrooms, en-suite bathroom, downstairs lounge, TV, fridge and fireplace - to simpler, but still luxurious double rooms, to rondavels, family suites with interleading rooms (all en-suite), to basic, but comfortable rooms with shared ablution facilities nearby.

Place: Harrismith
La La Nathi
Type: Guesthouse
Address: Off N3, south of Harrismith.
Tel: +27 (0)58 623 0282
Fax: +27 (0)58 623 0282
e-mail: lalanathi@internext.co.za

Description: At La La Nathi we have 14 cosy en-suite rooms with under floor heating and TV with DStv, tea/coffee making facilities. Our 3 luxury rooms have a private lounge with fireplace, TV's in the bedroom and lounge, spa baths and a body showers in the bathroom. Our home cooked dinners and country breakfasts are optional.

Place: Harrismith
Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
Type: Holiday Resort
Tel: + 27 (0)58 622 3520 Cell: +27 (0)71 300 2559
Fax: + 27 (0)58 622 1772

Description: The Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve (18000ha) is located in the foothills of the Drakensberg and has some of the most beautiful scenery in South Africa. The Sterkfontein Dam's blue waters cover an area of 7000ha and receive frequent prevailing wind making it ideal for sailing. Other activities include boating, hiking, mountain biking, bird and game watching. There's 17 fully equipped chalets that can house up to 80 people. There's also a recreational hall with bar and kitchen which is ideal for parties and conferences. A slipway and boathouses are available for boating enthusiasts. Fully equipped chalets offer breathtaking views across the dam and towards the Drakensberg Mountains.

Place: Ladybrand
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Greenock Log Cabins
Type: Chalets/Cottages / Self-catering
Address: Greenock Farm, Modderpoort Road
Booking agency: David and Lynn Roth-Craig
Tel: + 27 (0)51 924 2961
e-mail: greenock@yahoo.com

Description: Greenock Riding is a working horse farm specialising in pleasure riding holidays for families, groups or individuals. Each of our trail rides provides beautiful views of the valley. Farmhouse and log cabin available. Meals on request.

Place: Ladybrand
Little Rock Resort
Type: Self-catering
Address: Leliehoek Street
Booking agency: Elmarie Rossouw
Tel: +27 (0)51 924 0260 Cell: +27 (0)82 386 5552
Fax: +27 (0)51 924 0035
e-mail: mainten@wol.co.za

Description: Little Rock is picturesquely set in a small wooded valley surrounded by mountains,Ladybrand town centre. The park is a popular venue with its central location and proximity to the town and all its amenities, as well as the other attractions of the newly developed Maloti Route.Accommodation in self-catering, fully equipped chalets. There are also 32 shaded caravan sites, all with electricity.

Place: Ladybrand
My Housy
Type: Bed and Breakfast
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: 17a Prinsloo Street
Booking agency: Andrew & Christine Jaeger.
Tel: + 27 (0)51 924 1010
Fax: + 27 (0)51 924 2777
e-mail: andrew@myhousy.co.za

Description: My Housy Guesthouse has loads of atmosphere. Eight guest rooms en suite are available. Each with its own private entrance, also coffee & tea tray, TV's, fans, and electrical blankets plus oil heaters for the chilly winter nights. Our breakfast in the Gallery is an experience and NOT just a meal.

Place: Ladybrand
St Augustines
Type: Bed and Breakfast (offers conference facilities).
Address: 14 km outside Ladybrand and 140km from Bloemfontein airport on the N8. Near the border of Lesotho.
Tel: +27 0(51) 924 3318 Cell: +27 (0)76 522 4687
e-mail: info@augustines.co.za

Description: St Augustines B&B and Conference Centre offers unique accommodation and conference facilities. There are currently 24 standard en-suite rooms and a luxury self catering cottage. A block of 5 luxurious rooms are under construction. The conference centre can accommodate up to 150 people and is fully equipped. Activities and Attractions include a Cave Church; San/Bushmen Paintings; Sand Stone Chapel; Mantsopas Spring, Mantsopas Grave; Historical Tours; Mountain Hiking; Walking Trails; 4x4 Eco Trail and Fly Fishing

Place: Ladybrand
The Country Lodge
Type: Hotel
Grading: TGCSA 2 Star
Address: Joubert Street
Booking agency: Graham Stewart
Tel: +27 (0)51 924 3209 Cell: +27 (0)83 411 6870
Fax: +27 (0)51 924 2611
e-mail: countrylodgehotel@telkomsa.net

Description: Our 2-star traditional Hotel offers an ideal stop-over for the business traveler: 16 en-suite rooms, off-street parking, 24 hour reception, bars and restaurant. A traditional country town hotel, upgraded and updated, the Country Lodge Hotel is situated in the border town of Ladybrand in the Eastern Free State. We are ideally placed for the visitor to Lesotho (15kms away); those who wish to break their journey from Johannesburg or Durban to the Cape; and anyone looking for a peaceful `small town' weekend. The Country Lodge Hotel is 2-star graded and offers 16 en-suite rooms with tv, tea/coffee making facilities. We have gated off-street parking, 24 hour reception, laundry facilities and room service.

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Travellers Inn
Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 23A Kolbe Street
Tel: + 27 (0)51 924 0191
Fax: + 27 (0)51 924 0191
e-mail: busybeecat@vodamail.co.za

Description: Travellers Inn at 23 A Kolbe Street Ladybrand offers stylish and spacious bedrooms with excellent food and perfect tranquillity.

Place: Phuthaditjhaba
Pabi's Guest House
Type: Guesthouse
Address: Elite, Phuthaditjhaba
Tel: +27 (0) 58 713 3096 Cell: +27 (0) 82 971 4252
Fax: +27 (0) 58 713 3097
e-mail: pabis@xsinet.co.za

Description: Relax at Pabi's while you visit the Qwaqwa National Park, the Batlokwa Musuem and Fika Patso Dam. The area also offers you pony trekking to view rock art, hiking trails, and 4x4 trails. Room only, B&B or DBB.

Place: Reitz
BassFeather Country Lodge
Type: Self-catering
Booking agency: Hardi Cell: +27 082 378 6991
e-mail: info@bassfeather.com

Description: Located near the North-Eastern Free State maize-farming town of Reitz, is BassFeather Country Lodge. The Lodge caters for every taste and pocket in scenic, unspoilt and utterly peaceful surroundings. Relax in one of the newly refurbished and comfortably appointed 4 or 6 en-suite bedroom chalets, each equipped with a television, stove, fridge and microwave, or, make yourself comfortable in our campsite with excellent ablution and recreation facilities available, including a community centre and big screen and DSTV. One of the most impressive features of BassFeather Country Lodge is its beautiful tranquil embarkment. Situated in breathtaking surroundings, it is large enough for power-boating and waterskiing. Guests are welcome to bring their boats and make the most of this prime facility.

Place: Senekal
Arizona Game Lodge
Type: Lodge (offers conference facilities).
Tel: + 27 (0)58 481 2547 Cell: + 27 (0)83 259 1056
e-mail: arizona@skl.dorea.co.za

Description: Arizona Game Lodge, part of the cherry trail, provides the visitor with ample opportunity to enjoy the scenery of the Free State midlands. The area is well know for its hiking and biking trails as well as its crafts. Units vary from wooden chalets with shared bathroom facilities, with a wonderful view over a large farm dam and luxurious units with full en-suite bathrooms. Every unit is serviced, and linen is supplied. Caravan stands with electricity and braai facilities are available. The Buffalo Inn Restaurant serves a la carté meals in one of the most picturesque licenced restaurants in South Africa.

Place: Senekal
Suburb: Cyferkuil
Biddulphsberg Mountain Resort
Type: Self-catering
Address: Biddulphsberg is situated 16,5km from Senekal on the N5 (main route) in the direction of Bethlehem.
GPS Co-ordinates: 28.2726 °S 27.7726 °E
Booking agency: Borrie and Rita Erasmus
Tel: + 27 (0)58 481 2302 Cell: + 27 (0)86 618 9778
e-mail: borrie@lantic.net

Description: iddulphsberg is a Private Nature Reserve and Game Ranch. The Mountain Resort offers 3 self catering units, hunting opportunities, game viewing, and a walking trail.

Place: Slabberts
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Avondzon Holiday Estate
Type: Self-catering
Address: 4 km from Slabberts
Booking agency: Egbert Hoekstra Cell: +27 (0)73 486 7755
e-mail: info@avondzon.com

Description: Avondzon Holiday Estate consists of four guesthouses, the main house, cottage, flat and chalet. There are also two barns, a few camp sites and rock caves with ancient bushmen paintings. All guesthouses have fully equipped kitchens with electrical stoves, refrigerators, crockery etc. Bathrooms have at least a shower and toilet (and some a bath as well) and towels are provided. Bedrooms have two single or one double bed. At the main house there is a satellite TV (DSTV). On top of the mountain there is an antenna for cell telephone communications, so the reception is perfect. Water is supplied from private wells and is of excellent quality. Near Bethlehem.

Place: Van Reenen
Oaklands Country Manor
Type: Hotel
Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
Address: 7km form the N3 at VanReenen Oban/Schaapdricht Road
Tel: +27 (0) 58 671 0067
Fax: +27 (0) 58 671 0067/77
e-mail: info@oaklands.co.za

Description: Oaklands is just 3 hours drive from Johannesburg or Durban, nestled against a ridge above Van Reenen's Pass in the Drakensberg foothills.A wholesome environment perfect for families with spacious accommodation and exciting child friendly activities, Oaklands is an ideal family vacation spot. Oaklands Country Manor is a safe and child friendly environment, and families with children of any age are welcome at any time. Our wide selection of unique and exciting activities will ensure that your youngsters get the most out of their countryside getaway.

Place: Van Reenen
Wyford Farm
Type: Chalets/Cottages
Address: Wyford Farm
Booking agency: Shelia Russell
Tel: + 27 (0)58 671 0025 Cell: + 27 (0)72 149 0608
Fax: 086 560 7125
e-mail: wyford@mweb.co.za

Description: Wyford Farm is situated in a pretty mountainous area off Van Reenen Pass (N3) and has a rich recorded history being built in the 1870's as a Trading Store on the route between Johannesburg and Durban. It is now a small working farm with beef cattle, pigs, sheep and horses which visitors may interact with. We offer comfortable accommodation in 4 unique, separate and private self catering units which each have their own TV, car port and braai area in the garden and are serviced daily. Pets can usually be accommodated by prior arrangement. Wyford is a paradise for children. Let them experience the freedom of wide, open areas with peace of mind and let them enjoy farm animals and farming activities.

Place: Vrede
Moreson Holiday and Game Ranch
Type: Chalets/Cottages / Bed and Breakfast
Address: 8 km from Vrede in the Bothasberg
Booking agency: Reservations
Tel: + 27 (0)58 913 9900 Cell: + 27 (0)82 825 7221 or 082 553 3992
Fax: + 27 (0)58 913 9900
e-mail: info@moresonranch.co.za

Description: Moreson Holiday and Game Ranch has three spacious fully equipped sandstone chalets with thatched roofs with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, pool table, TV, and an indoor Braai, each can accommodate eight people. We also have a smaller luxury chalet with an indoor braai and fully equipped kitchen which can accommodate four people. The luxury two-bed self catering units are each equipped with an en-suite bathroom, a small kitchen and TV. There is a restaurant adjacent to the lion camps, indoor heated pool, quad bikes, fishing and walking. Game viewing includes a variety of buck, and white rhino. Camping also available.

Place: Vrede
Sardaville Game Lodge
Type: Lodge
Booking agency: Estelle
Tel: +27 (0)12 426 3460
e-mail: bookings@sardaville.co.za

Description: Sardaville Game and Holiday Lodge is a family farm hidden in the slopes at the start of the Drakensberg in the Eastern Free State. Activities ranging from hunting, safaris, game drives, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, abseiling, just to name a few. The main house can accommodate up to 24 people in large family rooms with wooden floors and crackling fires in each room. The Mountain cabin, over looking the valley, can accommodate up to 6 people and comes with a private lapa, deck, kitchen and living room with large fire place.

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Type: Lodge
Address: 25 Krige Street
Booking agency: Estelle du Toit
Tel: + 27 (0)58 913 1624
Fax: + 27 (0)58 913 1624
e-mail: welgevonden@vodamail.co.za

Description: At 36 000 hectares in size, Welgevonden Private Game Reserve lies in the Waterberg plateau, just north of Johannesburg. Here guests enjoy unlimited traversing through the reserve and experience an environment where biodiversity conservation and game viewing are managed in harmony. Welgevonden protects an unique and special environment and the reserve's management is deeply committed to ongoing conservation research and development. Accommodation in different Lodges.

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Date of entry: 1 September 1996
Last update:2015-12-31 at 08:17:39