Self-Catering Accommodation in the Karoo

Self-Catering Accommodation in the Karoo Where You Can Bring Your Furry, Four-Legged Friends

The June holidays are upon us, which means it is time to plan that long overdue Karoo road trip to Graaff-Reinet that you have been so eager to take with the kids and your partner. But what about your furry, four-legged friends? If you are like most animal-loving South Africans, then you know how hard it is going on holiday without them. Sure, you could book your canines into a kennel for a week, drop them off with a friend, or get a stranger to look after your house, but would your holiday be the same? Probably not.

Once upon a time, it was difficult to take our furry companions on holiday with us. Now, there are more pet-friendly establishments than ever, and our self-catering accommodation in Graaff-Reinet happens to be one of them. At KarooRus, we encourage a pet-friendly world, because we believe that all animals contribute to a healthy physical and emotional life. And Graaff-Reinet just so happens to be the perfect holiday town for a family with a pooch that loves adventure just as much as the kids.

As the oldest town in the Eastern Cape, Graaff-Reinet offers families, couples, and groups of friends with pets a host of things to do. From hiking in the Camdeboo National Park, which is home to 249 bird species, 43 species of mammals, and 336 plant species; and touring the Valley of Desolation, which is South Africa’s geological phenomenon; to canoeing, kayaking, and river rafting with your buddy by your side. Graaff-Reinet caters to everyone, including canines.

Walking Distance from Restaurants, Boutiques, and Markets

In the heart of Graaff-Reinet, only a mere five-minute walk from all the trendy, organic food markets, art galleries, and shops, our guest house is a modern, impeccably managed guest house that takes great pride in its self-catering accommodation. Some pet-friendly B&Bs are just better than others, and our self-catering B&B stands head and shoulders above the rest.

At KarooRus, we offer guests the choice of seven newly renovated family accommodation suites that boast en-suites, wooden floors, cotton linen and towels, a flat screen with DStv, and a fully equipped kitchenette with a dining room table and chairs. While most of our accommodation suites are perfect for families of four, our wheelchair-friendly Granaatbos and Ngunibos suites are ideal for families of six to eight people. Each self-catering suite has its own undercover parking and an enclosed braai area, making it safe and secure for pets.

Our Pet Policy

At KarooRus, we love all animals and are one of the few self-catering guest houses in the Karoo that welcome all four-legged pets, no matter the size or breed. While each accommodation suite has its own secure courtyard, pets sleep inside, which is why we request that you bring their bed, favourite toys, dog towels, basics, and treats (after all, it is their holiday too). We also ask that your dogs are free of ticks and fleas, and that their collar has a tracker or mobile number.

To find out more about our self-catering family accommodation suites and great rates, get in touch with us today, or simply make your booking online.

B&B Accommodation in the Karoo

Affordable B&B Accommodation in the Karoo Perfect for Families, Corporates, and Couples

Are you a family looking for an affordable weekend break in the Karoo over the school holidays, or are you a team of corporates looking for a stopover where you can relax, sleep in comfort, indulge in authentic Karoo cuisine, and enjoy a hike and a history lesson or two? Whether you are planning a week’s vacation or you are only passing by, there is no place in South Africa that can match up to the natural beauty and mystery of Graaff-Reinet.

On the banks of the Sundays River inside the Camdeboo National Park, Graaff-Reinet is a hidden tourism jewel that is exciting for adults, children, archaeologists, and photographers. Standing proudly with other global desert tourism regions, Graaff-Reinet is one of the world’s richest fossil sites, with renowned explorers and scientists hailing it as a wonder of the world and the prettiest town in all of Africa.

Graaff-Reinet Offers It All

As the fourth oldest town in South Africa, Graaff-Reinet offers travellers, couples, corporates, and families some remarkable attractions and entertainment. From the Camdeboo National Park, which is home to 249 bird species, 43 species of mammals, and 336 plant species; the Valley of Desolation, which is South Africa’s geological phenomenon; and the action-packed Nqweba Dam to helicopter and balloon rides over the Sundays River, Graaff-Reinet leaves no one out.

A holiday town with so much to see and enjoy, Graaff-Reinet is dotted with many different types of accommodation. From hotels, guest houses, caravan parks, cottages, holiday homes, and guest farms to B&Bs, accommodation in Graaff-Reinet is as varied as the attractions that can be found in this dynamic holiday town. But one B&B that steals the show is KarooRus.

KarooRus is in the Heart of Graaff-Reinet

In central Graaff-Reinet, only a mere five-minute walk from the top eateries, food markets, craft-beer breweries, boutiques, antique stores, and art galleries, KarooRus is a modern B&B that takes great pride in its affordable, luxury accommodation. With excellent rates and facilities, our impeccably managed accommodation suites can accommodate large groups of friends, executives, families, honeymooners, or single travellers passing by.

Expect Only the Best of Everything

As one of the most popular B&Bs in Graaff-Reinet, we offer guests the choice of seven air-conditioned suites that come with superior-quality linen and towels, wooden floors, an alarm system, lounging furniture, and a flat screen with DStv. Guests can also take pleasure in preparing their meals in a newly renovated kitchenette with top-of-the-range kitchenware and appliances with a dining room table and chairs. Each accommodation suite also has its own secure braai area and undercover parking, and we welcome your furry, four-legged friends.

We understand that you are on a break from your everyday life, and the last thing you want is to be stuck with housework and laundry. Let us know when you need cleaning and laundry services, and we will take care of everything. Make your booking online or contact us directly.

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