The Drostdy Hotel Graaff-Reinet makes for an ideal getaway destination for guests seeking tranquillity, relaxation and enjoying the outdoors.
The Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet was founded in 1786, and it is home to more than 223 historical sites and features beautiful Victorian, Cape Dutch architecture.
The Drostdy Hotel is in the picturesque town of Graaff-Reinet in Eastern Cape Province The village is surrounded by the Camdeboo Park and set in the heart of the Karoo.
With its 48 comfortable and spacious rooms, the hotel features different room types to accommodate 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. In a single precinct are the two Ferreira Executive rooms that can be combined with three Standard Rooms making for a separate area with a private pool. The spacious Suites accommodate two guests with their average room size being 46 square meters.
To ensure a most pleasant and relaxed stay, the rooms and suites offer convenient amenities and facilities which include a spacious, ensuite bathroom, air-conditioning, heating, television, a stocked mini-bar as well as a writing desk and WiFi.
Guests at Drostdy enjoy Complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay. Room service, as well as laundry service, are available as well as concierge services which include activity, dinner and transfer reservations. Corporate travellers may make use of the business desk.
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 old 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 Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum. The biggest Cacti collection in the world can be explored at the Odesa Nursery where one can walk the fascinating succulent plant labyrinth.
The Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet is about 250 kilometres 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.
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