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Rosemary (From R600 /night.)

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom.

King or twin beds, bathroom with roll-in shower, shower ... chair and grab rails, living room with small kitchenette. Space for 2 extra mattresses for children in living area or a bed for a carer. Kettle, tea and coffee, TV and Wi-Fi, secure parking.

Rate Basis: Bed & breakfast (breakfast included)

Bedroom 1

1 King, 1 Single

From R600 /night
Good Breakfast included

Origanum (From R600 /night.)

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom.

Wheelchair friendly. Air-conditioned, King or twin beds, bathroom with ... roll-in shower, TV and Wi-Fi, small kitchenette with fridge, microwave, Kettle, tea and coffee and secure parking at the door.

Rate Basis: Bed & breakfast (breakfast included)

Bedroom 1

1 King

From R600 /night
Good Breakfast included

Sage Room (From R600 /night.)

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom.

Wheelchair friendly. Air-conditioned, King or twin beds, bathroom with ... roll in shower, TV and Wi-Fi, small kitchenette with fridge, microwave, Kettle, tea and coffee and secure parking at the door.

Rate Basis: Bed & breakfast (breakfast included)

Bedroom 1

2 Single

From R600 /night
Good Breakfast included

Thyme (Family Unit) (From R550 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 1 Bedroom.

Air-conditioned, King or twin bed, 2 single beds and ... a cot open plan with TV, Wi-Fi, a small kitchenette with fridge, microwave, kettle tea and coffee. A bathroom with a bath and hand shower. Enough space for 2 extra mattresses.

Bedroom 1

1 King, 2 Single

From R550 /night
 

Caledon Street Family House (From R1200 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 1 Bedroom.

An historic family house consisting of an en suite double ... room with full bathroom and 2 double rooms sharing a full bathroom. A combined dining room and lounge with fireplace and a kitchen. A small garden with braai facilities & secure off street parking.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 King, 4 Single

From R1200 /night
 
Full Kitchen
TV
DSTV
Bath towels
Electric Blankets
Linen
Microwave
Covid-19 Certified
Swimming Pool
Braai/BBQ Area
Wheelchair Friendly
WiFi
Aircon
Child friendly
Fan
Hairdryer
Serviced Daily
Street Parking
Tea and coffee facilities

With true Karoo hospitality, Thyme and Again specifically caters for the disabled and is wheelchair accessible throughout, with roll-in showers. Thyme and Again is centrally situated within walking distance of lovely restaurants and many places of interest.
It is not often that you discover a place that offers caring comfort like Thyme and Again.
Brenda (a registered nursing sister) and husband Johnnie, with the guidance of The Wheelchair Travel Club, have created a space that provides ease of access for those who, by circumstance, find their options severely limited when it comes to traveling away from home everything is at the correct height, no stairs, awkward passages or narrow doors. There's even an emergency button in every suite.

In Room Facilities:

Each of the 3 suites has air-conditioning, TV with satellite, DSL internet connection and a mini kitchen with a microwave and fridge ideal for those that just want to relax and not move after a long journey.

Area Information:

The oldest town in the Eastern Cape, the fourth oldest in South Africa and certainly one of the most atmospheric, Graaff-Reinet lies enclosed by a bend in the Sundays River, overshadowed by the rocky Sneeuberg Mountain within the Camdeboo National Park.

With over 200 buildings claimed as National Monuments and an entire street restored, including its slave cottages, Graaff-Reinet has retained much of the character of a typical 19th century town and is well worth a visit because of it. Known as the "gem of the Karoo", Graaff-Reinet was founded in 1786 by the governor Cornelius Jacob van de Graaff, whose wife's name was Cornelia Reinet. Her namesake - Reinet House - was originally built as a parsonage and is now a museum with one of the largest living grape vines in the world in its garden. This still bears fruit today.

Although Graaff-Reinet is in the heart of the Karoo Heartland with its flat, sandy plains and incredibly hot summers, it is encircled by the Camdeboo Park, which breaks the sandy monotony with its rich greenness and mountains. Within the park are the Nqweba Dam and the Valley of Desolation, providing some of the best examples of the unique jointed pillars formed by dolerites, which rise to heights of 120 metres in places. This 'cathedral of mountains' provides many visitors with an incredible spiritual experience at best and one of environmental awareness at least.

Because of the diverse geography of the area, there is a rich bird and animal life. Within the Camdeboo Conservancy are some 22 farms, providing visitors with a range of accommodation and hikers with some amazing trails. There is trout fishing, horse riding, Graaff-Reinetâ's bird club and the national park is stocked with game. There are also specialised tours in Graaff-Reinet for game viewing, rock art, fossil study, township walkabouts and Boer War monuments. A visit to the area would be incomplete without a visit to the little hamlet of Nieu-Bethesda and the Owl House.

Property Facilities:

While there are several good restaurants in Graaff-Reinet, guests are more than welcome to make use of the excellent braai facilities in the entertainment area overlooking the pool. This is where Brenda and Johnnie spend most of their evenings. "The area has been designed so that we can use it year round" ,says Brenda,"and we love to have our guests join us and enjoy the beautiful evenings we have in the Karoo".

Attractions:

* Birding with the Graaff-Reinet Bird Club
* Hester Rupert Art Museum
* Military History Museum
* Spandau Kop Walks
* Visit The Nqweba Dam

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Graaff Reinet Reviews

Tracey Murray
22 September 2021

Lovely site seeing. Valley of de Desolation.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Karsten Roux
27 January 2021

Not much to do. Maybe go walking.

Poor. 2 out of 5
Lizelle Van Waardenburg
07 January 2020

The scenery and beautiful historic buildings

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Paul Van Eyssen
14 August 2019

How the people of Graaff-Reinet have made something good into a great Tourist town for everyone.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Irene Parrott
28 July 2019

Such a wonderful place, steeped in historical and natural interest. Museums, National Park and nearby Owl House.

Superb. 5 out of 5
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Dale Watson
22 June 2019

Picturesque town, Reinet House Museum is a great stop, dinner at Pioneers, Nieu Bethesda to see the Owl House is worth the drive.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Carolien Agema
03 June 2019

ATMOSPHERE!

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Anonymous
15 December 2018

Go for tour of Valley of Desolation.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Dawn & Martin Oser
11 November 2018

The historical old buildings and residential houses.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Tracy Lee Andrews
19 October 2018

Pink trees for Pauline, Church Valley of Desolation.

Superb. 5 out of 5

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Valley of Desolation