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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.
Sell 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.
Sell 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.
<p>Cape St Francis , a tranquil Eco â€“destination with itâ€™s historic Seal Point Lighthouse built in 1878 , pristine beach, surrounding nature reserves, mild temperatures, and the longest sunshine hours on the South African coast ensures a relaxed all year round destination. Action or leisure the choices are varied, exciting and endless. Explore the canals by boat, venture onto the Kromme River, experience a game of golf on one of the surrounding golf courses on either the St Francis Bay Golf Club or the St Francis Links, surf the Endless Summer, charter a fishing vessel or simply relax. From this most southern point one is centrally situated to experience all the Eastern Cape has to offer. Experience its charm and you will want to return again and again.</p> <p>Cape St Francis Resort offers a selection of accommodation options to suit all pockets, Club Break offers 46 one or two roomed en suite Apartments. Simple, stylish dÃ©cor with open plan living room and kitchen with private verandahs and satellite television, Village Break consists of traditional thatch, Cape Dutch style cottages nestled in the dunes and only 150 meters from the beach. Two to four bedrooms mostly en suite with comfortable beach dÃ©cor, spacious, fully equipped kitchen, satellite television and private garden.Choose between self catering or the bed and breakfast option.</p> <p>Set on the edge of the dunes overlooking Seal Point lies Beach Break , luxury beach villas all with private pools and direct beach access.There are 5 villas of which 3 are four bed roomed and have both sea facing and garden facing rooms.The villas are spacious and are ideal for a family or group of friends travelling together , so choose between sole use or the bed and breakfast option.</p> <p>On site facilities include Joe Fish Restuarant which specializes in seafood , Joe’s Bar the place to watch all your sporting highlights and in winter enjoy the warmth of the massive fireplace, Convenience shop as well as our Health and Beauty studio , Hibiscus.<br /> The Conference Centre is equipped with a range of presentation equipment can accommodate up to 250 delegates. A peaceful environment, flexible agendas, friendly personalized service and professionalism dictate our approach. Team building and a diverse range of adventure activities are available and can be tailored to specific requirements.</p>
Surrounded by a natural amphitheatre of mountains, Karoo Lodge sits in perfect serenity in the reserveâ€™s pristine wilderness. Combining colonial comforts with the essence of Mother Nature, the lodge treats you with exceptional service, enabling you to relax and allow the tranquility of the Karoo to envelop your soul.If you choose, you can leave the game for another day and indulge in the luxury of your suite and let our experienced therapist ease your stress away with her aromatic oils and local charm.Three Lodge Suites are situated in the main homestead and are light and airy, all opening out on to the wide wrap-around veranda. Each has a luxury en-suite bathroom and is air-conditioned.The three Karoo Suites are individual Karoo style â€œcottagesâ€ in the garden and are larger than the Lodge Suites. Each has a luxury en-suite bathroom, is air-conditioned and has a fireplace. Refresh yourself in the outdoor shower while gazing at the magnificent views.
Belvedere Accommodation (AA Rating Superior) consists of two abutting cottages. Little Belvedere Cottage (sleeps 4) and Belvedere Mews (sleeps 2) have been lovingly restored to cater for the business traveler or discerning holiday visitor. Situated in popular Richmond Hill, the Belvedere cottages are within close proximity to popular delis, pubs, restaurants and specialty shops. They are private and very secure. Off street parking is available.
<p>Camdeboo Cottages is located in the heart of old Graaff-Reinet, on the corner of Bourke and Parliament Street, within walking distance of local attractions and facilities. Experience a piece of South Africaâ€™s history by staying in one of these cottages which have been declared national monuments. The unique and historical cottages have been lovingly restored boasting original yellow-wood floors and reed ceilings together with modern amenities such as aircon and televisions.</p>
<p>Perfectly situated midway between Port Elizabeth and East London and halfway between Durban and Cape Town, Mansfield Reserve and Lodge lies nestled amongst 1000 acres of lush undulating grassland and thornveld plateaus.<br /> Vegetation is typical Eastern Cape sweetveld and bush with the landscape and kloofs providing ideal habitat for rare cycads, sneezewoods, yellowoods, Cape milkwoods, white ironwoods, pearthorn and knobthorns to name but a few.<br /> This combination of sweet grassland, thornveld and densely wooded valleys make this Reserve unique and an ideal Game Reserve.<br /> This biosphere is perfect for both browsers and grazers, which allows varied stocking capacity and variety of game.<br /> Port Alfred has for years been the holiday choice for generations of families which have enjoyed the peaceful safe environment and pristine beaches and surf.<br /> The lodge is only a short drive (or by boat a little longer) from the beach and river mouth (which has Indian Ocean access).</p>
<p>Two newly built self-catering properties in Morningside Port Elizabeth, both with three double bedrooms and three bathrooms. The properties are fully enclosed with access control and an alarm system. There are tandem garages, a swimming pool, DStv and a large fully fitted kitchen.</p>
<p>Apple@JBay is made up of 10 luxuriously modern fully furnished and equipped self-catering apartments. Our apartments have a feel of simplicity to ensure a relaxed, comfortable and intimate retreat. </p><p>Established in Aston Bay, a mere 7km away from the world renowned Jeffreys Bay, host of the annual International Pro Surf Competition in July. Also known for their beautiful outstretched white sand beaches of the Aston Bay Beach-front, Paradise Beach and Marina Martinique where one can enjoy swimming, tanning in the sun or just a walk along the shores. </p><p>With the unique combination of stunning beaches, endless summer, lavish shells, seafood and tranquil lifestyle it is no wonder visitors flock to our town from all over the world. The mild winters make it possible for swimming and all water sports to be enjoyed all year round proving to be the perfect holiday destination.</p>