Accommodation Graaff-Reinet

Treat Yourself to the Ideal Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet for an Escape Like No Other

If you are thinking of taking a well-earned break in a stunning location, you would be hard-pressed to find a more desirable place for a holiday than the beautiful and picturesque town of Graaff-Reinet, situated in the Eastern Cape. Surrounded by mile upon mile of unspoiled landscape, and with an abundance of activities to fill your whole day, it becomes clear to see why it has been voted one of the best towns in South Africa. Experience the town in all its glory by treating yourself to accommodation in an authentic, local guest house – the comfortable and affordable, beautifully restored KarooRus.

Accommodation in Graaff-Reinet


This magnificent and welcoming guest house offers a choice of seven units, suitable for both overnight visitors and travellers in it for the long haul. The rooms are all spacious and range from two-sleepers up to family units that can accommodate up to six people. All rooms in this guest house are self-catering for your convenience. However, as this accommodation is conveniently situated in the heart of Graaff-Reinet, you are already close to a number of great restaurants that offer you the best in local cuisine, whether you are in the mood for a light snack or a hearty home-cooked meal.

What could be better than returning to the comfort of your KarooRus accommodation in Graaff-Reinet after an exhilarating day exploring the Camdeboo National Park with its diverse game and excellent views of the Valley of Desolation, knowing that you can unwind, relax, and catch up on your favourite programmes with your own DStv? Pour a chilled glass of wine from your own fridge or even pop the cap on that amazing chocolate stout from the local GRT brewery you just visited – another excellent choice where you can enjoy an awesome deli lunch.

Our fine accommodation in Graaff-Reinet provides a luxury not just for the couple on a romantic weekend getaway, but equally for the larger group or family – yet all at a very reasonable price.

Maybe you are a visitor to Graaff-Reinet primarily to explore the expanse of the Karoo or to take in the vast array of wildlife. 43 different mammals can be found in and around the Camdeboo National Park at the last count. Perhaps you are an avid birdwatcher there to enjoy the almost 250 species of birds that make this area their home at various times of the year. You will be more than happy you made KarooRus your accommodation of choice in Graaff-Reinet.

When, after a day’s hiking in the Karoo and exploring the national park you find yourself back at KarooRus, but still yearning to be outside under the stars, make use of our spectacular braai area. There is nothing better than an evening under the stars, enjoying the fresh Karoo air, with a nice fire going and some delicious local lamb chops on the coals.

After your trip exploring all the natural wonders, restaurants, and museums that Graaff-Reinet has to offer, you are guaranteed to look back on your break with the knowledge that as far as accommodation in Graaff-Reinet is concerned, KarooRus was the perfect choice.

Guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet

What to Look for When Booking Guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet

Graaff-Reinet is a stunning quaint town situated in the Eastern Cape, approximately 667 km north-east of Cape Town and 263 km north of Port Elizabeth. This 18th century town is renowned for the fact that it is home to more national monuments than any other location in South Africa, which is one of its main attractions and why so many tourists flock here every year. This popularity also means that there are a number of guesthouses for you to choose from when visiting this beautiful town.

Guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet


This part of the South African Karoo is one of the great natural wonders of the world. If you are planning your visit to this lovely town, maybe to admire the amazing scenery of the Camdeboo National Park, you may need some guidance to help you choose from the long list of guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet for your stay. There might be several ideal guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet that could meet your needs, so keep the following three tips in mind to help you with your search.

  1. The first thing to look for when it comes to choosing guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet is where they are situated. The KarooRus self-catering accommodation, for instance, is found in the centre of town, close to many of the fascinating attractions, such as the magnificent Reinet House museum, surrounded by restaurants, and just a hop and a skip away from breathtaking sights, such as the Valley of Desolation just outside of town.
  2. The next thing to consider is the size of the accommodation you require. Are you travelling on your own for business reasons, or to enjoy some solitary birdwatching, given that the Camdeboo National Park is home to 249 species of birds? Is it a romantic getaway for two to enjoy some adventures together and make some lasting memories? Or are you visiting with your whole family looking for that perfect relaxing out-of-city getaway? KarooRus is one of the guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet that offers a range of rooms – from cosy single rooms to fully equipped, six-person family accommodation.
  3. Whether it is to indulge or merely to recharge, you will want to eat. As far as guesthouses in Graaff-Reinet goes, KarooRus has it all. Our central location ensures that you are within walking distance from a number of excellent restaurants and eateries for every taste. And as a self-catering option, we also have all the amenities you need to cook your own meals, if you so wish.

KarooRus is one of the most impressive guesthouses located in the very heart of Graaff-Reinet. This stunningly renovated house boasts seven luxurious, yet reasonably priced room units that can accommodate two, four, and even six guests at a time. All rooms are self-catering, with DStv plus, comfortable beds, and all other basic amenities to make your stay a memorable one. If you fancy an open-air meal in the evening, you can even make use of the excellent braai facilities. There is also safe and secure parking for all guests.

As far as guesthouses go, KarooRus offers you the complete package for a superb stay in Graaff-Reinet.

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