South African Hotels
Address
30 Church Street
Graaff-Reinet 6280
Eastern Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa, Leisure
R970.00SINGLE RATE
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The Drostdy Hotel is located in the picturesque town of Graaff-Reinet in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province.  Established in 1786, this famous town is home to more than 220 heritage sites and features beautiful Victorian, Cape Dutch, and Karoo architecture.  Surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park and set in the heart of the Great Karoo, Graaff-Reinet makes for an ideal getaway destination for guests seeking tranquillity, relaxation and enjoying the outdoors.

Accommodation

With its 48 comfortable and spacious rooms, the hotel features different room types to accommodated the various requirements of travellers.  The hotel's Bachelor Rooms are suitable for business guests; their average room size is 20 square meters.  The Standard Rooms accommodate two guests with the average room size being 31 square meters.

The well appointed Executive Rooms range in size from 27 – 63 square meters.  Set in a private precinct, the two Ferreira Executive rooms can be combined with three Standard Rooms making for a separate area with private pool.  The spacious Suites accommodate two guests with their average room size being 46 square meters.

Room types:

  • 8 Bachelor Rooms
  • 17 Standard Rooms (including 1 Paraplegic Room)
  • 15 Executive Rooms
  • 8 Suites.

To ensure a most pleasant and relaxed stay, the rooms and suites offer convenient amenities and facilities which include a spacious, en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, heating, a television, a stocked mini bar as well as a writing desk and WiFi.

Room features:

  • Complimentary Nespresso style pod coffee, herbal teas and biscuits in room
  • Flat and satellite screen television
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Heated towel rails
  • Underfloor heating (bathrooms)
  • En-suite bathrooms with separate bath, toilet and shower
  • Stocked mini bar
  • Electronic safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Exclusive bathroom amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Writing desk and leather folder
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Facilities

Delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners await guests at the hotel's popular De Camdeboo Restaurant.  The fully equipped gym invites for energising work outs while calming beauty and health treatments can be enjoyed in the hotel's spa.  Three outdoor swimming pools, which are set beautifully in the gardens of the hotel, invite for refreshing swims during the warm afternoons.

Facilities:

  • De Camdeboo Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Africology Spa
  • Three outdoor swimming pools in garden
  • Secure parking
  • Conferencing facilities available at SA College for Tourism
  • Imibala Art Gallery.

Services

Guests enjoy Complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.  Room service as well as laundery service are available as well as concierge services which include activity, dinner and transfer reservations.  Corporate travellers may make use of the business desk.

Services:

  • Valet and laundry service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Daily newspapers and summary of International newspapers (on request)
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Business desk and professional secretarial service.

Activities

Relaxing spa treatments can be enjoyed in the exclusive spa where guests may choose their preferred selection.  Live shows and films can be watched at the historical John Rupert Theatre.  A memorable experience is to picnic and braai as well as to admire the views on top of the Valley of Desolation located in the Camdeboo National Park and to watch the sunset over the plains. 

A day trip is recommended to Nieu Bethesda where one can visit the Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum.  The biggest Cacti collection in the world can be explored at the Obesa Nursery where one can walk the fascinating succulent plant labyrinth.

Activities:

  • Swimming
  • Spa treatments
  • Guided nature walks
  • Picnic or braai in Camdeboo National Park
  • Visit Museums (Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House, Military Museum)
  • Live shows at the historical John Rupert Theatre
  • Trip to Nieu Bethesda and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum.

Location and Distances

The Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet is located about 250 kilometers away from Port Elizabeth.  The landscape in this region of the Eastern Cape is dominated by vast plains, livestock, game farms as well as distant koppies.  Fossils which have been found here proof that life existed three billion years ago already making the area world-famous for its pre-dinosaur fossils.

Distances from Graaff-Reinet to:

  • Nearest Airport is in Port Elizabeth 250km
  • Aberdeen 62km
  • Nieu Bethesda 52km (Nieu Bethesda has no fuel stations, banks, ATM’s or credit card facilities)
  • Bloemfontein 453km
  • Johannesburg 898km
  • Cape Town 717km
  • Addo Elephant National Park 221 - 249km.

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  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated towel rails
  • Housekeeping
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor Heating
  • WiFi
  • Writing desk

Activities
  • Swimming
  • Spa treatments
  • Guided nature walks
  • Picnic or braai in Camdeboo National Park
  • Visit Museums (Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House, Military Museum)
  • Live shows at the historical John Rupert Theatre
  • Trip to Nieu Bethesda and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum.

  • Bar
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • City and Country Tours booking office
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 - hour room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request

Available Rooms

Bachelor

The Hotel has 8 Bachelor Rooms in total that can accommodate a maximum of two guests in each. All of these rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms and offers 24 hours room service for all guests.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • WiFi
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Writing desk
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • 24 hour room service
Single Room R970
Double Room R1280

Standard

The Hotel has 17 Standard Rooms in total that can accommodate a maximum of two guests in each. The Hotel also offers one wheelchair assessable room which offers a; raised toilet, telephone in the bathroom, wider doors and lower basin.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • WiFi
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Writing desk
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • 24 hour room service
Single Room R1280
Double Room R1710

Executive and Ferreira

The Hotel has 15 Executive Suites in total that can accommodate a maximum of two guests in each. These delightful rooms are equipped with a separate lounge area as well as a private pool area.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • WiFi
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Writing desk
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • 24 hour room service
Single Room R1600
Double Room R2130

Suite

The Hotel has 8 Suites in total that can accommodate a maximum of two guests in each. All of these rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms and offer stunning views of the surrounding gardens.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • WiFi
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Writing desk
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • 24 hour room service
Single Room R1840
Double Room R2460

Drostdy Hotel Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Spend three nights at the Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet and only pay for two nights. This offer is valid for travel 1 April - 30 September 2016 and 1 April - 30 September 2017.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 April - 30 September 2016 & 1 April - 30 September 2017
  • Subject to availability
  • Not valid for groups
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -32.252157

Longitude: 24.535920

Directions

Directions from Port Elizabeth:

Head southwest toward 3rd Avenue
Exit the roundabout at 3rd Avenue
Turn right onto Heugh Road/M9
Turn left onto Settlers Highway/M4 and follow the signs for R75 / Grahamstown / Uitenhage
Take Exit 4 for Albany Road toward M7
Merge onto Albany Road
Turn right onto Govan Mbeki Avenue/R102
Follow R102 for approximately 2km
When the road forks, keep to the left onto Uitenhage Road/R75
After 16 km take a slight left onto R75
After 211 km continue straight onto R63
Continue straight for approximately 23 km, then turn right onto R63/N9
This street becomes Church Street and after 2.3 km the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left.


Directions from Colesberg:

Head southwest on DUrban Row
Continue onto Stockenstroom Street
Turn left onto Dwars Street
Turn right onto President Kruger Street
Turn right onto Sluiters Street
Turn left toward N9
Continue straight onto the N9
After approximately 95km keep right to stay on the N9
After approximately 103km continue onto Goedhals Square
Continue onto Market Square
Turn right onto Somerset Street
Turn left onto N9/R63
This street becomes Church Street and the Drostdy Hotel will be on your right.



Directions from Beaufort West:

Head east on Church Street toward Bird Street
Turn right into Bird Street
Turn left onto Voortrekker Street/R61
Follow R61 for approximately 148km
Turn left onto N9
This street becomes Church Street and the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left.



Directions from Johannesburg:

Get on N1 Western Bypass in Roodepoort from Gordon Rd
Follow N1 to Kerk Street/N9/R61/R63 in Graaff-Reinet (820km)
Merge onto N1 Western Bypass (Toll road)
Continue onto N1/N12
Keep right at the fork to continue on N1 (Partial toll road)
Take the ramp onto N9
Continue straight onto Goedhals Square
Continue onto Market Square
Drostdy Hotel will be on your left.

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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4 Star

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