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A guesthouse can be an existing home, a renovated home or a building that has been specifically designed as a residential dwelling to provide accommodation for guests. Guest houses must have more than three bedrooms. They must also have public living areas for the exclusive use of guests.
Hotels provide accommodation for tourists. They may offer a full suite of services or they may offer limited services only. To qualify as a hotel, a facility must have a reception area, a dining area and at least six guest bedrooms. Most hotels, however, have more than 20 rooms for guest accommodation.
Bed & Breakfast
A bed and breakfast facility provides accommodation more informal than accommodation provided at hotels and lodges. Guests are usually accommodated in the (private) home of the owner, manager or host. Breakfast must be served and bathroom facilities must be en suite. If en suite bathrooms cannot be provided, exclusive use of a bathroom must be provided for guests.
Self Catering Exclusive
A self-catering property is your home away from home. It usually offers guests a sole occupancy unit consisting of one or more bedrooms or suites and a dining area with cooking facilities.
Self Catering Shared
Accommodation in self catering facilities is a guest’s ‘home away from home’. These facilities usually offer guests a unit consisting of one or more bedrooms or suites and a dining area with cooking facilities. Servicing may be provided. There are various styles of self catering facilities in South Africa. They include apartments, villas and resorts.
Can be an existing home, a renovated home or a building that has been specifically designed as a residential dwelling to provide overnight accommodation. Must have more than 3 rooms and public areas for the exclusive use of its guests. It is situated in natural peaceful surroundings such as near a nature reserve, a forest, a lake, etc.
A country lodge may be an existing home, a renovated home or a building that has been specifically designed as a residential dwelling to provide accommodation for guests. It must have more than three rooms and a public living area reserved for the exclusive use of guests. Country lodges are situated in natural peaceful surroundings such as near a nature reserve, a forest, a lake or so on.
Backpacking & Hosteling
Backpacker and hosteling establishments provide communal facilities for guests. They are budget-orientated, social accommodation facilities where guests rent a bed (which may be a bunk bed) in a dormitory. Guests share the bathroom, sitting room and kitchen. Rooms may be mixed or single sex. Private rooms may also be available
Caravan & Camping
Caravan and camping parks provide space for guests who bring their own accommodation in the form of a tent, a motor home and/or a caravan. Along with rental space, ablution and toilet facilities must be provided.
A Game / Nature / Wilderness Lodge (incl. Private Nature Reserves) is a formal accommodation facility providing formal and informal services, located in natural surroundings beyond that of an immediate garden area and located in a natural setting usually, but not always, away from human settlements.
A warm and sunny welcome to Strand, one of South Africa's favourite holiday destinations in the Western Cape! Set between False Bay and the Hottentot Holland mountain range, Strand is well known for its spectacular vistas and sunsets. Its long stretches of white, sandy beaches offer safe swimming, plus it is favoured for its close proximity to world renowned golf courses, tourist attractions, heritage sites and numerous wineries and restaurants.If you are searching for accommodation in this attractive spot, then look no further as StrandHolidays is a long established self-catering rental company with a reputation for providing the highest standard of care, both for its guests and accommodation owners. Many of whom have become loyal and long-time users of its services. Our extensive choice of accommodation includes stunning beachfront locations, a wide variety of interior styles and amenities as well as competitive rates and seasonal specials.To make your stay even more comfortable and stress free we can arrange a range of complimentary services such as transfers, airport shuttles, car rental and cleaning.StrandHolidays provides the ideal breakaway, and we are keen on making it a memorable one. Do visit our website for more information on what we have to offer!
A Very Warm Welcome To Knysna Terrace Boutique Guesthouse In This Beautifully Picturesque Town, In The Heart Of The Famous Garden Route, South Africa.Knysna Terrace Boutique Guesthouse is a family owned and run guesthouse. At our core we hold to heart the stories from ancient Greece, which would caution mortals that any guest should be treated as if potentially a disguised divinity. It is these principles of hospitality toward any stranger who enters our establishment, and the belief of extending generosity and courtesy to our guests, with a warm-hearted and relaxed atmosphere, that makes us passionate about hospitality, but more especially about making your stay with us as memorable as possible. At Knysna Terrace Boutique Guesthouse we aim to stay true to nature and embrace this beautiful town with its forests, mountains and oceans…thus our décor is Mediterranean-themed, which also pays homage to the phenomenal bird-life in our pristine forests, hence the holding company name Pouli (Pooh-lee)—which is a beautiful Greek work for Bird! We would also like to set your mind at ease that all amenities are biodegradable and environmentally friendly, and our famous breakfasts are prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients…good for the environment, good for you! So ... to get noisy, long reaches, clashing forks, bumps, spills and friendship are all part of our process. They are the happy (and perhaps noisy) atmosphere us Greeks are well-known for, and we love to have our guests join in on our fun! We do hope that you enjoy this unique hospitable experience that we have to offer…our aim is after all, to make your stay as comfortable and relaxed as it can be, to allow you to unwind and return home with a warm smile when remembering us…and of course, to have you back every time you visit the beautiful town of Knysna!Room Description:We have 5 double-rooms on the first and second floors of our guesthouse. All our rooms are fully en-suite complete with showers, hairdryers, satellite television, wi-fi, refrigerators, king-sized beds and full room amenities. All rooms have balconies with views of the Knysna Lagoon and the famous Knysna Heads. Perfect for enjoying sundowners on lazy holidays. All our rooms are serviced daily.SuitesOne of our 5 double-rooms is an executive suite, which is also equipped with king-sized romantic bath. Family RoomsWe have one family room, which are two double rooms with king-sized beds with an inter-leading sound-proof door. Family rooms are fully en-suite complete with showers, hairdryers, satellite television, wi-fi, refrigerators and full room amenities. These rooms have balconies and views of the Knysna Lagoon and the famous Knysna Heads. Self-Catering FlatletA two-bedroom flatlet with an en-suite bathroom with shower, a private courtyard, braai facility and private entrance. It is perfect for families, and is also pet friendly with a small garden. Flatlet serviced daily.
This unique property, located on a secure golf estate, is situated right on the beachfrontÂ overlooking False Bay. Situated in Strand, this villa offers seaside living on the edge of theÂ Cape Winelands.The dÃ©cor in this charming thatch home combines inherited antiques and natural textures forÂ an eclectic blend of classic Cape and rustic romance. Select from a number of living areas,Â whether in need of peaceful relaxation in solitude or re-connecting with friends and family.The fully equipped kitchen begs for social meal preparation with a living area leading out toÂ the lawn in front. On the other side of the U-shaped villa is a more formal lounge also withÂ doors folding back to allow seamless indoor-outdoor flow. Between these is the dining areaÂ with seating for 8.The entire villa is designed in a way that lets the outdoors in, with doors opening on to theÂ lawn or courtyard or swimming pool and easy flow from one to the other. There are patiosÂ with dining tables and outdoor furniture on either side of the villa allowing for glorious alÂ fresco meals in true holiday style.There are four bedrooms, three with en-suite bathrooms and one with an open-plan bathroom.Â Three of the rooms are furnished with Double beds and one has a King-size bed.Cape Town International Airport, the Stellenbosch Winelands, various golf courses and theÂ Victoria and Alfred Waterfront are all in a 30 minute radius.Come and enjoy breathtaking sunsets or sit in front of a crackling fire while sipping some ofthe best wines our country has to offer.
Ramandire Bed and Breakfast is a boutique accommodation business which caters for all whom prefer intimate settings including venue and laundry services.
Lala Lapha B&B (est. 2010 in Mount Fletcher) is a growing and versatile establishment located in both Matatiele and Mount Fletcher. We are found conveniently along the R56 Tourism Route. Our establishments offer accomodation, conference and catering services. Â We are one of many such establishments, but the standard and quality of our services is what makes us a cut above the rest. Hence, we are, the essence of distinguished hospitality.We boast a "home-away-from-home" ambiance , complemented by superbly prepared home-style cuisine and excellent service. We cater for a wide client base including corporate and national, provincial and regional government representatives, tourists, visitors and locals.Â The B&B offers Â convenient, safe and very clean facilities. Â The guest bedrooms as well as the guest bathrooms are comfortable and spacious with high quality and well maintained furnishings in the guest rooms and the public areas a such as the open plan Lounge & dining area and the conference facility. We also offer free WIFI, DSTV, Heaters, Electric Blankets and Tea & Coffee supplies in the bedrooms.Â With us, you get the value for your money!Â
iGwalagwala Guest House is the â€œbest chocolateâ€ in the box of delights that is St Lucia, the jewel of the KwaZulu Natal north coast. Situated in a tropical garden of paradise, we offer superb service, delicious country-style breakfasts, free activity bookings, free WiFi and packed lunches on request.
Guest Lodge Â iLawu Guest Lodge in Newcastle. Situated in the quite upmarket suburbs of Huttenheights on 1 End lane. Our guesthouse has eight elegantly styled luxurious guest rooms. The rooms are ideal for ultimate relaxation. Of the eight rooms, we have one family room and seven double rooms all with a private entrance. iLawu is excited about our second phase of expanding the rooms from 8 to 18. All the rooms have their own tea and coffee facility, flat screen TV, with limited DSTV channels, air conditioning, honesty bar and microwave. Enjoy a tantalising 3 meal course dinner and a continental and our hearty hot breakfast in our dinning area, and be captured by full view of the patio and sparkling swimming pool. Experience tranquillity in our beautiful garden. We also have a braai/barbecue area bonfire and outdoor pizza oven, not forgetting our kiddies play area. It is perfect for those family getaways as the play area is clearly visible from the patio with a spit braai area. Allowing parents to relax while the kiddies enjoy play time.
Combining the charm of a French Provençal villa with contemporary comfort, AM Milner Guest House is a chic boutique hotel located along a peaceful, jacaranda tree-lined avenue in the upmarket Pretoria suburb of Waterkloof. Characterised by the beautiful jacaranda trees that burst into violet bloom in late spring, and exclusive private homes favoured by ambassadors, diplomats and other eminent residents, Waterkloof’s graceful surrounds, yet close proximity to the Pretoria city centre, make it a sought-after destination with both executive and leisure travellers. Originally a private residence built in the style of a French country home, AM Milner Guest House was remodelled to create a sophisticated haven for discerning guests, retaining many of the original features, while incorporating modern interiors and amenities. Comprising a main house and separate cottage, AM Milner Guest House features seven bedrooms, an elegant lounge warmed in the winter by a fireplace, and an exquisite dining room where the executive chef serves up culinary delights to house guests, gastronomic aficionados, as well as for intimate corporate and social functions. A number of tranquil outdoor seating and reclining areas are tastefully arranged around the large swimming pool behind the main house. The pièce de résistance is the enchanting garden, an unexpected discovery beyond the entrance gates.
Desroches Hotel and Conference Centre is situated in the heart of Margate on the Southern Kwazulu Natal coastline. We offer upmarket stylish accommodation ranging from luxury Studio rooms to 2 bedroom family suites. Guest rooms include electronic laptop safes, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea & coffee making facilities, LCD flat screen TV with satellite channels, universal plug points, mini bar fridge, hairdryer, telephone and air conditioning. The rooftop SkyBar with its picturesque ocean view offers refreshing cocktails and tantalising light meals. As our guest you may spoil yourself at our in-house private gym, spa and salon. The kids can enjoy fun activities at the Kids Entertainment Centre. We also offer a fully functional business hub with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout to keep you connected at all times during your stay with us. The function room seats 180 at tables with a dance floor (Cinema seating style up to 300), the conference facility up to 60 delegates and the boardroom up to 16 people. Our guests can enjoy nearby ocean attractions including shark cage diving, charter fishing and pleasure cruises. For those who like to explore, our nearby nature reserves offer a wide variety of outdoor adventures and activities.
Melâ€™s Place has a welcoming open plan North facing family room with sliding French doors onto a patio, pool, garden and barbecue facilities. Â There is a flat screen TV in the lounge (and Courtyard bedroom) and free internet access. Â The small but well-equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher, microwave, stove with oven, fridge, all crockery, cutlery and pots & pans. Â Washing machine in the garage.The Mountain bedroom, with king or twin beds, has a full bathroom en-suite with an inter-leading door to a bedroom with twin beds. Â The Courtyard bedroom, with queen bed and shower en-suite, opens onto a private East facing courtyard.Â Access to Mel's Place is via remote controlled double garage which leads directly into the family room. Â There is a simple but effective alarm system and neighbourhood watch.
THE SIR DAVID, a four star Boutique Guest House situated a few meters from the idyllic Small Bay beach in Bloubergstrand, offers the perfect escape from the bustling city life with magnificent oceans views and peaceful sound of the waves. THE SIR DAVID has been architecturally designed in a modern contemporary style with tasteful decoration. This masterpiece offers 10 luxurious rooms, coupled with unsurpassed hospitality, focusing on our guests’ best experience. Stand up Paddle Boards and funky, stylish fold-up bicycles are available for our guests complimentary use. A 12-seater boardroom with the latest audio/visual equipment, caters to the needs of corporate clients looking for conference facilities. THE SIR DAVID is a mere 30 minutes drive from the city centre, famous V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain and Cape Town International Airport. Relax in luxurious beachfront accommodation and take in the beauty of Cape Town with uninterrupted views across Table Bay to Robben Island. You are guaranteed an unforgettable beach break, whether you are visiting Cape Town on holiday or a business trip.
Umhlanga Sands Lifestyle Resort is located right on the Umhlanga beachfront with breathtaking panoramic views overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean.