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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