KarooRus Guest House; The Only Place to Stay in Graaff-Reinet
Life in the city is busy and noisy. There is no denying that living in a big city and trying to make ends meet takes a lot of time and effort. Frustrations such as sitting in traffic to work and back, driving around to see clients, and picking up the kids from all corners of the city can take forever and add to the annoyance. Trying to balance work, family time, a social life, and the time to simply relax can be an exhausting exercise. Some days you want to run away from it all.
Well, next time you feel overwhelmed, why not take a trip to a small town to recharge your batteries in a self-catering guest house and take a break from the world? One of the best places to hide out is in the “jewel of the Karoo”, Graaff-Reinet, at the KarooRus self-catering guest house.
Taking a break from the hustle and bustle and slowing life right down is what a holiday is for, and one of the best places to do it is the Karoo. A small Karoo town is a great place to relax and move to the slow lane.
Graaff-Reinet is the Karoo’s most appreciated town when it comes to fine dining, a variety of activities, and excellent accommodation at fair prices. This beautiful town is even called the “Franschhoek of the Karoo” and is one of the cleanest and best-maintained towns in South Africa.
Graaff-Reinet has something for everyone, like safe hiking and mountain biking trails and 4×4 routes through the Camdeboo National park, as well as museums and monuments, some of the country’s best restaurants, and cafés and shops of all kinds. Graaff-Reinet is also known for its amazing wildlife and is a hotspot for bird watchers and anglers.
When deciding what guest house to choose in Graaff-Reinet, one name stands out. The KarooRus self-catering guest house is in the heart of town and is walking distance from most of the activities and attractions that Graaff-Reinet offers. Should you prefer driving instead, you will spend no more than five minutes of traffic-free driving to most places in town. KarooRus is proudly child-, pet-, and wheelchair-friendly. We have seven fully equipped units, each with a private bathroom, kitchenette, and TV with DStv. All our units are stylishly decorated and contain top-class bedding, linen, and towels. Free, uncapped Wi-Fi are included for the convenience of our guests.
We have safe guest parking, with extra parking for trailers, caravans, and boats. We offer braai facilities (with complimentary wood) and have a safe play area for the little ones. We even provide camping cots and baby bathes upon request and every unit has plastic cups and plates for the little ones. Crockery, cutlery, pots, and pans are all included, making KarooRus a true home from home!
Graaff-Reinet is definitely a town to put on your bucket list and KarooRus guest house is the place to stay. For more information about KarooRus, feel free to contact our team today and book your next getaway.
The Positives of Accommodation Near the Heart of the Karoo in Graaff-Reinet
If you are looking for wildlife, outdoor adventures, and exceptional cultural and nature experiences, you need look no further than the beautiful Karoo. The Karoo is well-known for its awe-inspiring nature and also for its stunning small towns like Graaff-Reinet, Cradock, and Nieu-Bethesda. Each of these towns has its own unique personality but they all offer excellent accommodation options as well.
Graaff-Reinet is a small town in the middle of the Karoo and is often called the “heart of the Karoo”. Because of its central location, it is the most popular destination for travellers who want to explore the area, with most places and activities situated close to Graaff-Reinet.
The town is surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park, which makes it one of the only towns surrounded by a national park. The Valley of Desolation just outside town has amazing wildlife and various 4×4 routes and hiking trails. Other wildlife parks to visit near Graaff-Reinet are the Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock, Addo Elephant National Park close to Port Elizabeth, and other private game reserves like Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve. They are close enough to plan day trips from your Graaff-Reinet accommodation.
Other activities, like white-water rafting in Cradock, visiting the Owl House Museum and the Brewery and Two Goats Deli in Nieu-Bethesda, and visiting museums and churches in towns near Graaff-Reinet, are more fun-filled day-trip adventures for the whole family.
For those days when travelling is not an option, Graaff-Reinet offer great attractions in town as well. It has won nationwide acclaim for its beauty. The town is known for its breathtaking Dutch Reformed Church (“Groot Kerk”) in the heart of the town; it is the first thing visitors notice when entering the town. There are various museums and monuments in the town, such as the Reinet House and the Hester Rupert Art Museum.
Nature lovers will enjoy the hiking trails in the national parks, where they can explore plant life and indulge in bird watching. Fishing trips to the Nqweba Dam and a visit to the Obesa Nursery will be worth your while. Adrenalin junkies will enjoy helicopter flips and hot-air balloon trips over the town and the Karoo. There also is a private airfield where small aeroplanes can land.
When deciding on accommodation, Graaff-Reinet has a wide variety to choose from. Hotels, B&Bs, self-catering guest houses, and even backpackers’ accommodation. One name that stands out is the KarooRus self-catering guest house.
KarooRus is located in the middle of town and a couple of minutes’ walk from most attractions and activities. We have seven fully equipped units, each with a private entrance, bathroom, and kitchenette with all the necessary cooking and eating utensils. We have private and secure guest parking, with space for trailers and even boats, and a safe play area where the little ones can be supervised by the parents from the comfort of the units. We are wheelchair- and pet-friendly.
For more information, contact our team today to book your top-quality accommodation in Graaff-Reinet.