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Find Places to Stay in Carnarvon on Airbnb

Find Places to Stay in Carnarvon on Airbnb

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Places to stay in Carnarvon

Places to stay in Carnarvon
Your gateway to the past! If you're looking for a faraway South African spot with a real sense of frontier history, why not book in for a couple of nights' dreaming in a corbelled house.
This is a national monument, the corbelled houses are very unique in South Africa, and similar structures only exist in three districts in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Luxury of space and silence.
  • Charmine and Piet what wonderful host. On arrival we had a flat tyre and Piet sort so quick for us and had it repair for us. The accommodation is wonderful quiet and peaceful and views. The sunrises are amazing. Hope to revisit one day.

    Jean2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • For us it was defenitely one of the best airbnb experience we ever had! The house is amazing, full of lovely details and super clean. You might not find a more peaceful place. High recommendation for everybody who loves offgrid and remote spots, stay at least 2 nights - better 3! You will never forget the starry sky, we promise. Thanks a lot for making an extraordinary stay like this possible, Charmain and Piet!

    Elli2020-01-29T00:00:00Z
  • An unforgettable stay in a historic house. This listed historic building in the arid Karoo region has no electricity or running water in the main house (but there is running water in the adjacent bathroom). What she has is a crazy charm. The furniture is period; we're going to get spring water outside to do the dishes. We stayed two nights, but could have stayed longer. As it had rained and was cool, I have no opinion on the usual temperature at this time of the year. It may be very hot inside, but the architectural style called 'corbell' was designed to keep it cool. When it's hot, the outdoor shower is a treat. In Stuurmansfontein, we are far from noise, light pollution and crowds. We appreciate the calm, nature, the starry sky and freedom. Above all, Charmaine and Piet are very welcoming and responsive hosts.

    Marianne2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • An extraordinary experience, for visitors who like absolute silence, an historic building with an abundance of charme and a giant nightly sky. Staying here would justify a trip to South Africa (O.K., not since Greta). Thank you Charmaine for keeping this house in such a good shape and offering it to guests :-)

    Mark2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • Despite the heat (40C!) and a little problem with the watersupply (Charmaine brought enough watercontainers to survive the heat, together wit freshly baked mosbolletjies!) we really enjoyed the house, braai and all the stars. What a special experience!

    Marc2019-11-28T00:00:00Z
  • This place is more than accommodation. It's a spiritual experience in the heart of the Northern Karoo. An escape from society. An absolute "must do" for anyone wanting to feel the real essence of this vast and beautiful expanse. Thank you so much The Botha's for allowing us into your world. We'll be back !!

    Daniel2019-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • Very cool place, superbly peacefull and neater then you could expect. Would visit again

    Francois2019-08-29T00:00:00Z
  • Simply amazing! The house and the setting is very unique and beautiful. One of the best spots to truely get away from everything while still having all the most important comforts. Only regret is that we only stayed one night - will definitely stay for a few next time!

    Paul2019-08-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Other


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Enjoy a fully renovated farm-house. 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. A specious living area with fully equiped kitchen and Aga stove for the cold winter nights - plus the fire-place to keep you extra warm. For hazy summer days we have a lovley farm dam to cool you down. Sit on the stoep at night and enjoy the peace and quiet with a view of million stars. Or have a lovely braai during the day while the kids play in the garden.The main attraction... Peace, quiet and tranquility...
    We have 4 cats who live on the farm. They are kind and used to a lot of love and attention. They are used to having access to the house. Please treat them with kindness and respect. Cuddles will be most welcome. Go for walks in the veld and appreciate the beauty of this vast and desolate landscape. There are many treasures to be captured through the lense of your camera - or simply to saviour and enjoy. Our farm house can be reserved as a whole - accommodating 11 people. Alternatively you can reserve the main house with either 2 or 3 bedrooms - depending on your needs. You can also reserve the Corbel cottage - that can accommodate 4 people. The cottage has it's own entrance and little stoep with a gas-braai. These rooms were built in the early 1800's by nomadic farmers and is declared a national monument. Antoinette's Cottage can accommodate 2 people. The cottage has it's own entrance and braai.
    The farm is conveniently situated right on the tarmac, Vertrapkold Road. Nevertheless you feel as if you are in the middle of nowhere when you sit on the stoep. The town is 25kms away and has several restaurants that you can visit. There are shops where you can buy everything you need for your stay. In a medical emergency we have a local docter and hospital in town. SKA Telescope (Square Kilometre Array) is more or less 60kms from the farm. This unique and world class telescope is well worth a visit and can be viewed from the public road.
  • A hidden gem ... What a pleasant surprise. We loved the old farmhouse. Decorated with style and finesse. We were greeted by Hermien and she surely add value to the whole experience. Such a nice girl. The 4 cats gave us such fun. The percale linen ,all the antique furniture and the unique style made this a stay we will always remember. Real value for money

    Bitty2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful Karoo farm experience. Great star gazing. Very relaxed. Beautiful farmhouse.

    Adriaan2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • A true oasis in the desert. Stunning home, attentive and caring host, cool peacocks walking around.

    Michael2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    11


    Bedrooms

    5

    Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Melton Wold is a working sheep- and game farm and offers a complete holiday venue, away from the rush of big city life. Established in 1935, it is the oldest guest farm in South Africa. All the rooms are equiped with a fan, panelheater, electric blanket and old fashioned radio. The farm produces its own livestock, especially Karoo lamb and springbuck, and is the foundation of excellent cuisine. Meals are NOT included in tariff. We are a family orientated guest farm. Perfect venue for wedding.
    Oldest guest farm in South Africa! If you like history, this is the place! We are on the R 63 between Victoria West and Loxton!
    Oasis of the Karoo!
  • This is one amazing space. The place is huge and very historic. There is tons of things-to-do and history to read up on. The view is amazing it gives you an oasis in the Karoo feeling. I would highly recommend it. They are busy working on some MTB tracks, so that is another thing to look forward to!

    Dieter2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful, quiet retreat with an interesting history. Truly unique experience.

    Lanita2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Melton Wold is an extraordinary experience and I will definitely recommend staying for longer than just one night.

    Christine2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely setting and sparkling clean! Highly recommended 🌸

    Nicole2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Really recommend stopping over at the Farm its beautiful and everyone is friendly and accommodating! Rooms are pleasant and clean with good space for a family of 4. Thank you Ronel and team.

    Rene2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
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    Stephan2019-12-19T00:00:00Z
  • “The Karoo is a feeling”. Charm, hospitality and an appreciation for the Karoo. Finding Melton Wold in the arid landscape really is a gem, stay more than one night if you can. Best stars, best food, best place.

    Kristin2019-12-17T00:00:00Z
  • Melton Wold Guest Farm was a wonderful place to break our journey to the Cederberg. We only wish we could have stayed longer. A charming step back into yesteryear, we felt we had left time and space for a night to step into a different world, filled with genteel other worldliness. A great experience.

    Michelle2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Victoria West, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Zeekoegat Farm has belonged to a collection of mavericks for over 4 generations. It is a working wool farm in the heart of the Great Karoo surrounded by dams and wild swans. There are 2 runways for light aircraft to refuel and land. The antique stone cottage is ideal for a family of 5 en-route to the North or Westcoast of SA. We offer silence, space and stars and add to that a home cooked 2-course dinner and breakfast, and you are set for an unconventional and charming travel experience.
    The Great Karoo is a place of huge open spaces, few people, lots of silence and vivid night skies. It is an arid farming area that is renowned for it's succulent and tasty lamb.
    We are far from everything. Nearest town is an hour's drive. There is little cellphone coverage due to being the place with the most digital silence on earth!
  • Wow, what a little piece of heaven. A well needed piece of peace and quiet. Thank you so much so your kind hospitality and for allowing the 3 dogs to enjoy the open space. We will be back and will tell everyone we know of this awesome place. Thanks again.

    Loren2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Super Super Wow Farm experience! Just.... Relax.

    Rinus2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • We have discovered this amazing jewel in the middle of the Karoo... Except for the nature and view of the very quirky and charming accommodation, the hospitality where something that you could only find in the Northern Cape!!! We were treated with Ossobuco and mash with homemade milktart for dinner... Although 30 kms of the main road, we will not travel through this part of SA without a visit to this amazing spot...

    Katie2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • Hi Chante, we had a lovely stay on Zeekoegat! Thanks so much for your hospitality. We experienced peace and quiet on your farm, much needed after a busy year in the city. This is an ideal stopover between Johannesburg and Capetown and providing dinner and breakfast made things a lot easier for us. The cottage and seperate dining area are decorated beautifully and breakfast on the porch was lovely. Our children loved the farm experience, we will definitely be back!

    Zaneta2018-12-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Carnarvon, South Africa

    Rooidam-se-huisie is a small cottage in the veld. You will have the place all to yourself. No neighbours and no mobile reception. Experience the peace and quiet of the Great Karoo at it's best. Sit by the braai in the Muisbos-skerm at night and enjoy the night-sky with a million stars. Go for walks in the veld - or take your cycle - during the day to discover the secrets of this beautiful and desolate landscape. Arrive in January and you can feast on the Mulberry tree that is close by...
    Our cottage has an open plan kitchen - living area. The kitchen has an old Dover stove that is perfect for warming up the cottage on chilly winter days. The 2 en-suite bedrooms are spaceious and each has it's own en-suite bathroom/shower. An extra bed can be made for small children on the coach in the main bedroom.
    Our cottage is very private and isolated, but you are close to a main road and within easy access of the town where you can buy all essentials. There are a few lovely restaurants to visit. In an emergency we do have a docter and hospital in town. As you will be living in the veld - and on a working sheep-farm - it is important that you do not disturb the sheep. Precaution must also be taken into consideration as there are wild animals in the Karoo - including poisonous animals like snakes and scorpions. As a rule these animals are scared of humans - but it is good practise to keep the front door closed - especially at night.
  • Beautifully furnished, secluded cottage, perfect for experiencing the tranquility of the Karoo Highlands. Ilda is a very accommodating and responsive host. Wish I had more time to spend at Rooidam-se-huisie to explore the area. Will definitely be back someday!

    Ruan2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Open plan bedroom, kitchen and separate bathroom.
  • Perfect location for visitors to MeerKAT or SKA.

    Eben2019-11-07T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful place to be quiet and experience the Karoo!!!

    Len2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great tranquil place with nice views. Hot shower and nice little house. Got a mini pool and nice fireplace. Easy to find down the dirt road and friendly hosts

    Timothy2019-06-20T00:00:00Z
  • Clean and comfortable. Scenery very good.

    Aniki2019-06-10T00:00:00Z
  • lovely spot

    Joseph2019-04-19T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent location and perfect for our stop over. We would love to stay there again.

    Dawie & Madie2018-04-27T00:00:00Z
  • This was exactly what we wanted when driving through the Karoo. A house in the middle of nowhere to watch the sunset and hear absolutely nothing. It was amazing! What a great location! The house also had everything we needed.

    Sophia2018-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Shantelle’s guest house is in a beautiful location, spectacular for viewing stars at night. She kindly offered to provide succulent Karoo lamb chops and braaibroodjies, as well as a bottle of red wine for our braai - all at minimal cost. This is definitely worthwhile as a stopover to your final destination.

    Eugene2017-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Other


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Northern Cape, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, with a nature experience... Beautiful rooms available in Farmhouse. It's on a working sheep farm outside Carnarvon. Living areas and kitchen will be shared with hosts. Exciting activities available on-site including: Night walks, Night Drives, Stargazing, Karoo Sun-downers, Veld walks and birding walks.
    Not only do we offer beautiful, comfortable rooms! We are also both FGASA (Field Guides association of South Africa) guides and offer very exciting activities right here on our doorstep! It is a working sheep farm and we have lots of animals around the farm including: Horses, Ducks, Geese, Goats, baby Sheep, some Chickens, Dogs and Cats.
    The Karoo is known for it's Sunsets, Sunrises and Night skies. Our goal is to let you rest but also show you as much as possible of this unique place we call home. Best place to see Aardvark!
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa

    *Awesome sunsets and sunrises on a working Karoo farm about 38km north of Carnarvon. *Beautiful, quiet and peaceful starry nights. *Safe surroundings *Fully furnished *No electricity, only lights and a USB port. *Room with Dubbel bed and bathroom *Kitchen with gas refrigerator, gas stove and gas geiser for warm water. *Sitting room with bunkerbed *Outside fireplace *Please note that due to the fact that there is no electricity, there also is no plugs.
    Amazing sunsets and sunrises Beautiful, silent-starry nights
  • A must, for the real Karoo experiense.

    Renier2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa

    Popular homes

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    Come and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the Karoo. With lots to do for the nature lovers like hiking, moutain biking,bird watching and enjoying all the activities a working sheep farm can offer. With no cellphone reception or any other technology its the perfect place to get quiet en spend so quality time with family and friends. Come and enjoy the Karoo at its best
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    10


    Bedrooms

    4

    Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa

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