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Shades of Africa Guesthouse - The Carriage House

Room in boutique hotel hosted by Lizanne
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds2 baths
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The Carriage House at 'Shades' is a tranquil Karoo retreat with self catering and B&B options. Two comfortable twin or king en-suite bedrooms lead onto an open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge. It has a large fenced private pool and gardens.

The space
Shades of Africa Guesthouse and Boutique Olive Estate is situated in the heart of heritage Oudtshoorn amongst shady orchards of olives, pomegranates and flat top acacias. Centred around one of the last remaining Ostrich Baron Tower Houses in Oudtshoorn, the three beautifully restored historic sandstone buildings are separated from each other by private Victorian style gardens.

Two luxury air conditioned en-suite rooms with private inter-leading lounges are available in the manor. Each suite is equipped with Satellite TV and Wifi and has access to a private gym and 18m lap pool.

The Carriage House with it's two en-suite rooms, open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge is perfect for self catering families. It has its own fenced 16m swimming pool and gardens that are secure and safe for small children.

So whether you are traveling as a family or looking for a quiet retreat you will find what you are looking for at 'Shades'

The spirit of our home and family filters through into how we run our Guesthouse and as well travelled individuals we understand the importance of personal attention yet privacy and space to relax.

Centrally located in Oudtshoorn's historical centre, the suburb is peaceful, safe and clean. Five review rated restaurants offering a diversity of local and international cuisine as well as a number of pubs and wine bars are located within a short half-kilometer walk.

Shades of Africa offers an airport shuttle and taxis and a car hire services are available. There are many tour operators providing easy access to safe mountain biking and hiking routes for all levels of enthusiast, fly-fishing, malaria free birding and animal safaris, ostrich farms, the Kango Caves are just some of the local attractions.

We are Malaria Free!

Guest access
'Shades' is just a short and safe walk from museums, restaurants and shops.

Other things to note
Single beds or cots may be provided for children under 16 years of age on request.

The owners are fluent in Afrikaans, French and English.
The Carriage House at 'Shades' is a tranquil Karoo retreat with self catering and B&B options. Two comfortable twin or king en-suite bedrooms lead onto an open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge. It has a l…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Gym
Fire extinguisher
Breakfast
Indoor fireplace
Essentials
Laptop-friendly workspace
Lock on bedroom door
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa

Centrally located in Oudtshoorn's historical centre, the suburb is peaceful, safe and clean. Five review rated restaurants offering a diversity of local and international cuisine as well as a number of pubs and wine bars are located within a short half-kilometer walk.

Hosted by Lizanne

Joined in June 2011
  • 75 Reviews
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I am creative; I love gardening, decorating, design, art and architecture. I enjoy traveling and meeting interesting people, but most of all I love sharing time and experiences with my husband and five beautiful daughters.
During your stay
The spirit of our home and family filters through into how we run our Guesthouse and as well travelled individuals we understand the importance of personal attention yet privacy and space to relax.
  • Languages: Nederlands, English, Français
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM