The Koo Karoo Guest Lodge is dated from 1899 and is centrally situated in the picturesque town of Montagu on the well traveled Route 62. A charming self catering cottage with maximum occupancy of 4 people is located at the rear of the property along with an additional self catering apartment for 3 people situated in the east wing of the main house. Affordable rates available for single occupants, couples and friends. Spacious en-sute rooms available in the main house offered on a room only basis.
In Room Facilities:
Self Catering - Linen and towels are provided, along with hand soap and shower gel for guests to use.
The kitchens have a cooker, fridge/freezer, kettle, microwave, toaster, and all crockery is supplied. Tea, coffee, sugar and milk is supplied for guests convenience.
The spacious lounge areas have DSTV.
Free WiFi available in both self catering facilities
Rooms - Spacious en-suite rooms each with private entrance, economy double or twin; queen double and king double with tea and coffee facilities, heaters and fans. Economy room and Queen double rooms with small SABC TV; King double room with modern aircon/heater unit, fridge, electric blanket, DSTV.
The secluded garden has braai area, and small pool (seasonal). Ample gated off road parking.
Montagu is only two hours' drive from Cape Town and within easy reach of the coast.
Montagu is a peaceful town steeped in history and is renowned for its spectacular rock formations, fruit orchards, vineyards and healing hot springs. There are also attractive hiking trails, wonderful rock climbing sites and a nature garden. Two museums reflect the history of the vicinity and a herb garden contains a large number of medicinal plants found in the area. Montagu is known for its muscadel wine and four wine cellars in and around the town produce an assortment of excellent wines. The healthy, unpolluted, dry air makes for a much sought after climate. The Koo Valley, known for its fresh and dried fruit, is situated near the town.
Small pool; Covered braai/bbq facilities are available in the garden area; Ample gated off street parking; Free WiFi available in all rooms
Outside smoking only; Children are welcome; Visa/Mastercard accepted.
A Tractor Trip into the Langeberg mountains, operated on a Wednesday and Saturday and booked via the booking desk at Montagu Tourist Office; telephone +27 (0)23 614 3012. Hot Mineral Springs
Montagu's Hot Mineral Springs day visitor fee payable; telephone +27 (0)23 614 1150. Walking and hiking trails - Bathskloof or Lovers Walk 3km walk to the Hot Springs; Cogmanskloof Trail 12.1km circular route; Bloupunt Trail 15.6km circular route.
Golf courses - Montagu Course friendly 9 hole course within the village; Bonnievale Course friendly 9 hole course 25k from Montagu; Robertson Course 18 hole golf estate 30km from Montagu.
Wine tasting locally in the village of Montagu.
Montagu Dried Fruit Factory & Wine Boutique - farm stall selling dried fruits and wines to the public.
Rock climbing - Some of the best rock climbing in South Africa
Bird watching at the Leidam, Corner of Bath and Barry Street, with 18 species breeding and more than 52 species identified. Bird Hide for viewing.
Nature reserve - Bessiekop Walking Trail within Nature Garden.