Where to Stay - South Africa

From R900 Per Night

Kingfisher Lodge Guesthouse
Graaff-Reinet Accommodation

  • Front of Guest House
  • Secured Entrance
  • Front of rooms and swimming pool
  • Swimming Pool
  • The Braai Area
  • Entrance to Breakfast Area
  • The Breakfast Area
  • The Swimming Pool
  • Our Cellar
  • The Reading Lounge
  • The Garden
  • Room 1
  • Room 2
  • Room 3
  • Room 4
  • Room 7
  • Room 6
  • Bathroom
  • Room 5
  • Bathroom
  • Front of Rooms
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Whether you are passing through or planning to visit our historical town for a couple of days, the Kingfisher Guesthouse would love to accommodate you.

Situated in a quiet grove next to the Sundays River, with giant old trees creating a tranquil atmosphere in the beautiful garden. This is where you can enjoy your stay in any one of our seven stylish suites.

We have a comfortable reading lounge, TV room, wine cellar and pool side bar as well as an entertainment area for braais, potjies and general get-togethers, the Kingfisher Guesthouse is a place for you.

Come and enjoy the wealth of history that Graaff-Reinet has to offer and experience breath-taking sunsets, day trips to Nieu Bethesda and other interesting locations as well game viewing drives by land and water.

Kingfisher Guesthouse offers 8 fully furnished rooms with en-suite bathrooms, each with their own entrance that leads directly on the drive-in courtyard.

Breakfast is served between 07h00 and 09h30 daily and our friendly staff, Katie and Freda will make sure you have a great start to your day.

Room Facilities include:

  • DSTV
  • Heaters
  • Ceiling fans
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Bar fridges
  • Microwave

Dinner and lunch can be arrange by your host Carina, or you can enjoy a night out in our Karoo town and visit one of our charming restaurants.

Local Attractions:

  • Karoo Nature Reserve - Which is a mecca for hikers, photographers and students of flora and fauna. Included in this reserve is the famous and awe-inspiring Valley of Desolation as well as the peak Uitkyk, from which paragliding enthusiasts from all over the world come to share the thermals of the vast Karoo skies with the resident Black Eagles.
  • The Drostdy - Once the headquarters of the town's first magistrate, designed by Louis Thibault and completed in 1806.
  • Dutch Reformed Church - Designed to resemble the neo-Gothic lines of England's Salisbury Cathedral, this is considered to be the finest church of its kind in the country.
  • Hester Rupert Art Museum - A former oefeningshuis (activity center), school and mission church, this building was once saved from demolition by the Rembrandt Corporation and was named after the mother of Anton Rupert, head of the corporation.
  • Huguenot Monument - Marking the arrival of the French Huguenots of South Africa, who form an indelible part of history.
  • Independence Plaque - A plaque opposite the Drostdy, commemorating the town's brief spell as a republic in the late 18th Century.
  • Jan Rupert Center - Originally a mission church an now a spinning and weaving industry. Includes a neo-Gothic London Missionary church and a factory from where products are sold.
  • The 'Kruithuis' - A gunpowder magazine built on a hill by local merchants in 1853.
  • Old Jail - The banks of the Sunday River were the site chosen for this jail, built in 1861. Among the jail's many inmates was Anna Rabie, the last South African woman to be publicly executed.
  • Old Library Museum - Costume collection, reproductions of San artwork, art exhibit, photographic collection and fossil collection.
  • Pyramid - A memorial on Magazine Hill to the forming of the Union of South Africa in 1910.
  • St James Church - This beautiful 1850 building is the oldest original church still in use in the town.
  • Van Ryneveld Dam - Part of the Valley of Desolation, this Dam is famed for its rich bird life, including many duck, cormorant and flamingoes among its inhabitants.
  • War Memorial - A great bronze victory peace angel in the mayor's garden; dedicated to local citizens, including Die middellandse Regiment who lost their lives in WWII.

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33 Kitchener Avenue, Cypruss Grove, Graaff-Reinet

GPS: -32.251427, 24.542007 Map

A 50% Deposit is required to secure your booking.

Cancellation policy as follows:

30+ days prior to arrival, full deposit refund minus 5% handling fee

29-21 days prior to arrival, forfeit 25% deposit

20-14 days prior to arrival, forfeit 50% deposit

13-7 days prior to arrival, forfeit 75% deposit

7< days prior to arrival, forfeit full deposit

  • Backyard / Garden
  • BBQ Area
  • Fridge
  • In Room Tea / Coffee services
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • TV or Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sight Seeing
  • Game Reserves
  • Hiking Trails
  • Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Childrens Fun