Spend three nights at the quaint Drostdy hotel in Graaf-Reinet and only pay for two nights!
The Drostdy Hotel is in the picturesque town of Graaff-Reinet in Eastern Cape Province. The city was founded in 1786, and it is home to more than 223 historical sites and features beautiful Victorian, Cape Dutch architecture. The village is surrounded by the Camdeboo Park and set in the heart of the Karoo. Graaff-Reinet makes for an ideal getaway destination for guests seeking tranquillity, relaxation and enjoying the outdoors.
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 private pool. The spacious Suites accommodate two guests with their average room size being 46 square meters.
8 Bachelor Rooms
17 Standard Rooms (including 1 Paraplegic Room)
15 Executive Rooms
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.
Complimentary pod coffee, herbal teas and biscuits in room
Flat and satellite screen television
Air conditioning and heating
Heated towel rails, Underfloor heating in the bathroom
En-suite bathrooms with separate bath, toilet and shower
Bathrobes and slippers, exclusive bathroom amenities
Writing desk and leather folder
Delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners await guests at the hotel’s famous De Camdeboo Restaurant. The fully equipped gym invites for energising workouts 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.
De Camdeboo Restaurant
Three outdoor swimming pools
Secure onsite parking
Conferencing facilities available at SA College for Tourism
Imibala Art Gallery
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.
Valet and laundry service
Daily newspapers and summary of International journals (on request)
24 Hour room service
Business office and professional secretarial services.
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 the 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.
Swimming, Spa treatments
Guided nature walk
Picnic in Camdeboo National Park
Visit Museums Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House, Military Museum
Shows at John Rupert Theatre
Trip to Nieu Bethesda and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House
Location and Distances
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.
Distances from Graaff-Reinet to:
Port Elizabeth Airport 256km
Town of Aberdeen 62km
Nieu Bethesda 52km (Nieu Bethesda has no fuel stations, banks, ATM’s or credit card facilities)
Cape Town 717km
Addo Elephant National Park 249km.