We have 32 air-conditioned rooms with en-suite shower. Most rooms are equipped with twin beds, but queen-size and King-size beds are available on request.
We have family units which accommodates up to 4 Adults. All rooms open on a veranda with a table and chairs with a covered built in BBQ, overlooking the luscious gardens and surrounding mountains. No smoking is allowed in any of our rooms.
Rooms are situated in 4 different wings, each surrounded by luscious gardens with shady trees, rolling lawns and rose bushes.
Wedding, conference and team building facility consists of a venue which can accommodate up to 300 persons, with cash bar. Camping on request.
In Room Facilities:
Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, electrical blankets, fridge, coffee, tea and bathroom amenities. TV in all units.
The recreation area with bar, Barbeque and swimming
pool, is equipped with a flat Screen TV, where guests can relax and watch their favourite sport. 3 Double self catering units for max 4 adults and 1 child under 12, and a unit for two adults and 1 child under 12, also self catering, has just been completed.Option with or without breakfast. All with TV facilities.
De Oude Meul is surrounded by the Swartberg mountain range, covered with succulents and the famous spekboom, which helps to wipe out the carbon footprints. 15 Km from the world famous Cango Caves and 15km from Oudtshoorn, 60km from George Airport, 60 km from nearest beach, 60 km from International golf courses such as Fancourt and Oubaai. 5hrs from Cape Town and 5 hours from Port Elizabeth. 5 Hours from Colesberg.
Our A La Carte restaurant specializes in venison & ostrich ,which will give you an unforgettable meat experience. Come and taste the best of the ostrich at very reasonable prices. We also tender for bus groups.
4x4 Trips up the mountain by special arrangement. Have you ever been in a 4x4 climbing a mountain? Do not miss out such an adventure. On these trips you will see elephant foot plants more than a thousand years old, aloes more than 200 years old and numerous other succulents and plants used by previous generations and bushman as medicine. It must be booked in advance to avoid dissapointment.
Hiking: Two wonderful routes to view succulents. Two hours are needed for this walk up the mountain, which is not so easy.
Two crystal clear pools on site and ample space for hiking and viewing of animals beyond the fences.
Scenic drives over the Swartberg Pass, Prins albert, Meiringspoort, De Rust and back to Oudtshoorn can take between 2 and 4 hours depending on intervals. Some of the best sandstone formations can be viewed on this trip. A trip trough Matjies River and the Red Mountain reserve is an unforgettable experience or drive to the Hell, overnight there and return the next day. These drives should be approached with a sturdy vehicle.
The Rust and Vrede Waterfall, Karusa Winery, Cango Ostrich Ranch, the Biblical Garden, Olive farm and Pottery, Wildlife etc. are all attractions in close proximity to De Oude Meul. Eco Tours over the Swartberg Pass can be arranged.