Get Lost in Graaff-Reinet with Affordable Self-Catering Accommodation

Did you know Graaff-Reinet is the fourth oldest town in South Africa, preceded only by Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Swellendam? It is true, but it is only one of the its many claims to fame. The “Gem of the Karoo” has over 220 heritage sites, and is flanked by the world-famous Camdeboo National Park, also home to the renowned Valley of Desolation.

Graaff-Reinet is the perfect town to get lost in, as you delight in its significant history and tranquil natural surrounds. Whether you opt for a relaxing stay in affordable self-catering accommodation, or for exciting wildlife safaris, water sports on Nqweba Dam, invigorating nature walks, or merely want to experience everyday life through the glasses of a Karoo town, you will never be at a loss for things to do when visiting Graaff-Reinet.

A Graaff-Reinet Itinerary

Unsure as to what to do on your trip to Graaff-Reinet? We have collated a few exciting activities sure to keep you and your family entertained from when you wake up to when you retreat to our affordable self-catering accommodation. Here are a few things feature on your itinerary during your visit to Graaff-Reinet:

  • Take in the breathtaking views on top of the Valley of Desolation, as you traverse the impressive Camdeboo National park and watch the sun set over the plains of Camdeboo.
  • Make memories that will last a lifetime by packing a picnic basket and enjoying a game viewing safari en route to your picnic spot in the Camdeboo National Park.
  • Experience life the way people lived it in the 1800s when you visit the historically significant Reinet House, Urquhart House, and Old Residency Museum.
  • Appreciate and admire the architecture of the Drostdy Hotel, the Dutch Reformed Church, and Stretch’s Court.


Book Your Affordable Self-Catering Stay at KarooRus

In search of affordable self-catering accommodation that is both charming and luxurious? Our KarooRus guesthouse is a beautifully restored home with seven self-catering units, ready to accept weary travellers and excited holiday goers from all over South Africa. We welcome thousands of people each year who are in search the highly coveted peace and tranquillity that is ever-present in Graaff-Reinet.

Our luxurious, yet affordable, self-catering units are conveniently situated in the heart of Graaff-Reinet. Most museums, shops, and world-class restaurants are within easy walking distance, making it an even easier decision as to where you will be booking your accommodation during your stay. Each of our units also feature its own private entrance. Units are decorated with care, ensuring a comfortable stay.

With excellent quality bedding and linen, modern appliances, and en-suite bathrooms, you are sure to enjoy your stay. Retreat to your unit after a long day of making memories and exploring one of South Africa’s oldest towns, and regroup for another day of excitement and adventure. To learn more about us, and to secure your booking in time to avoid disappointment, contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you, and to welcoming you to our affordable self-catering accommodation in the heart of Graaff-Reinet.

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