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Luxury
boutique Hotel in the heart of historic Graaff-Reinet

Welcome to Drostdy Hotel

Luxury Boutique Hotel in the heart of historic Graaff-Reinet

Drostdy Hotel is situated in the beautiful town of Graaff-Reinet which was established in 1786 and is South Africa’s fourth oldest magisterial district. The town contains over 220 heritage sites which is more than any other town in South Africa and has examples of magnificent Cape Dutch, Victorian and Karoo architecture.

Hotel Activities
  • Gaze in awe at the breath-taking views on top of the Valley of Desolation in Camdeboo National Park and watch the sun go down over the Plains of Camdeboo. A memorable experience
  • Picnic or braai in Camdeboo National Park. Enjoy the game viewing en route to your site
  • Experience life as it was in the 1800’s when you visit the historical Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House and the Military Museum. The Black Acorn grapevine planted by Charles Murray in 1870 is still growing at Reinet House
  • Dress up in 1800’s styled clothing and have your “Memories” photo taken, printed and framed at Propix Photography Studio
  • Admire the architecture of the Dutch Reformed Church (Groote Kerk), Drostdy Hotel, Stretch’s Court and the cottages in the town
  • Experience the prehistoric era through the fossils in the Old Library Museum
  • Enjoy the artwork of famous contemporary South African artists at the Hester Rupert Art Museum
  • Taste our famous Karoo lamb, venison and great Karoo food whilst enjoying authentic “platteland” hospitality at one of the town’s cosy restaurants
  • The Christmas Lights in Acacia Street in Kroonvale offer a memorable festive season for all. The local community decorate their homes, gardens and street with Christmas lights for all to enjoy.  Join the festivities and walk the street in this secure community
  • Check out the biggest Cacti collection on the planet and walk the fascinating succulent plant labyrinth at Obesa Nursery. There is also a ceramic gallery where you can buy beautifully crafted pots in which to plant your Karoo rose-like succulent
  • Karoo adventure – take our 4×4 to the top of the mountain trail or set off hiking and mountain biking in the vast open landscapes to experience a sense of freedom, peacefulness and space
  • Take time out to enjoy films and live shows at the historical John Rupert Theatre
  • Experience authentic Karoo farm life on a working guest farm in the area
  • Enjoy a day trip to Nieu Bethesda and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum.  It is often cited as South Africa’s finest example of outsider art
  • For nature lovers there are a variety of guided nature walks in the area
  • Visit and experience life in Graaff-Reinet’s Xhosa township.  Visits include the kindergarden, clinic, library, church (Sundays only), a private home and taste Ouma`s (grandmother`s) tasty roosterbrood (local cuisine)
  • Visit the Africology Spa or visit http://www.africologyspa.com/ for more information
Hotel Facilities

Room Amenities:

  • Complimentary Nespresso style pod coffee, herbal teas and biscuits in room
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Flat and satellite screen television
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Heated towel rails
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • En-suite bathrooms with separate bath, toilet and shower
  • 100% Cotton linen
  • Fully stocked personal mini bar in all rooms
  • Electronic safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Writing desk and leather folder
  • International plugs
  • Valet & laundry service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Daily newspapers and summary of International newspapers on request

Special services and facilities:

  • Travel consultancy and information service
  • Business desk and professional secretarial service
  • One room equipped with facilities for universal accessibility
  • State of the art gym facilities
  • A World Class Africology Spa (Find more information on http://www.africologyspa.com)
  • A choice of three pools in beautifully manicured gardens
  • Secure parking and full Concierge service
  • Conferencing facilities are available at the SA College for Tourism.
  • Imibala Art Gallery
  • De Camdeboo Restaurant
Drostdy Hotel Facilities

Drostdy Hotel Facilities

Drostdy Hotel Facilities

Hotel Accommodation

The Drostdy Hotel offers a total of 48 beautifully styled rooms. Stretch’s Court incorporates 31 rooms, the Ferreira precinct hosts 7 rooms in their own secluded area and Kromm’s Court an additional 10 rooms. The Hotel offers the following room categories: 8 Bachelor Rooms,  17 Standard Rooms including 1 Paraplegic Room,  15 Executive Rooms and 8 Suites.

Bachelor Rooms (8)
The Bachelor rooms are ideal for the corporate traveller and accommodate a maximum of 2 guests.  The average room size is 20 m2.

Standard Rooms (17)
The Standard Rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 guests with an average room size of 31 m2.
One room with universal accessibility offer the following facilities:
·         Spacious bathroom
·         Hand rails in bathroom
·         Raised toilet
·         Lowered basin
·         Telephone in bathroom
·         Wheelchair accessible
·         Wider doors & passages for wheelchairs

Executive Rooms (15)
The Executive Rooms range in size from 27 – 63 m2 and 5 of the rooms can accommodate up to  2 guests.  There are 2 Ferreira Executive rooms which are located in a private precinct and can be sold together with three standard rooms in the barn as a separate area with private pool.

Suites (8)
Suites accommodate a maximum of 2 guests with an average room size of 46 m2.

Drostdy Hotel Accommodation

Drostdy Hotel Accommodation

Our Location
Graaff-Reinet | South Africa
30 Church Street,
Graaff-Reinet, 6280

Graaff-Reinet is virtually surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park, in the heart of the Great Karoo (Place of Thirst) which is an area covered by broad plains, vast livestock, game farms and distant koppies. Fossils in the area indicate that life has existed in the region for three billion years and the area is world-renowned for its pre-dinosaur fossils.

GPS Coordinates
32 degrees 15’ 8” South
24 degrees 32’26” East

Distances:

  • Closest major airport: Port Elizabeth 250km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Aberdeen 62km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Nieu Bethesda 52km (Nieu Bethesda has no fuel stations, banks, ATM’s or credit card facilities)
  • Graaff-Reinet to Port Elizabeth 250km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Bloemfontein 453km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Johannesburg 898km
  • Graaff-Reinet (via R62 and N1) to Cape Town 717km
  • Graaff-Reinet (via Kirkwood and R75) and via Somerset East to Addo Elephant National Park 221km / 249km

DIRECTIONS

PORT ELIZABETH AIRPORT – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Head southwest toward 3rd Avenue
  • Exit the roundabout at 3rd Avenue
  • Turn right onto Heugh Road/M9
  • Turn left onto Settlers Highway/M4 and follow the signs for R75 / Grahamstown / Uitenhage
  • Take Exit 4 for Albany Road toward M7
  • Merge onto Albany Road
  • Turn right onto Govan Mbeki Avenue/R102
  • Follow R102 for approximately 2km
  • When the road forks, keep to the left onto Uitenhage Road/R75
  • After 16 km take a slight left onto R75
  • After 211 km continue straight onto R63
  • Continue straight for approximately 23 km, then turn right onto R63/N9
  • This street becomes Church Street and after 2.3 km the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left

COLESBERG – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Head southwest on D’Urban Row
  • Continue onto Stockenstroom Street
  • Turn left onto Dwars Street
  • Turn right onto President Kruger Street
  • Turn right onto Sluiters Street
  • Turn left toward N9
  • Continue straight onto the N9
  • After approximately 95km keep right to stay on the N9
  • After approximately 103km continue onto Goedhals Square
  • Continue onto Market Square
  • Turn right onto Somerset Street
  • Turn left onto N9/R63
  • This street becomes Church Street and the Drostdy Hotel will be on your right

BEAUFORT WEST – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Head east on Church Street toward Bird Street
  • Turn right into Bird Street
  • Turn left onto Voortrekker Street/R61
  • Follow R61 for approximately 148km
  • Turn left onto N9
  • This street becomes Church Street and the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left

JOHANNESBURG – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Get on N1 Western Bypass in Roodepoort from Gordon Rd
  • Follow N1 to Kerk Street/N9/R61/R63 in Graaff-Reinet (820km)
  • Merge onto N1 Western Bypass (Toll road)
  • Continue onto N1/N12
  • Keep right at the fork to continue on N1 (Partial toll road)
  • Take the ramp onto N9
  • Continue straight onto Goedhals Square
  • Continue onto Market Square
  • Drostdy Hotel will be on your left

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Food & Dining

CamdebooDe Camdeboo Restaurant

The on-site restaurant serves a selection of decadent meals and is open daily for breakfast lunch and dinner:
Breakfast:        06h30 to 10h30
Lunch:             12h30 to 15h00
Dinner:            18h30 to 23h00

Latest Specials
Validity: Valid 01 August - 30 September 2016
Get into shape for summer!
Validity: 26 - 27 July 2016
Taste the three Rupert & Rothschild wines accompanied by cheese boards hosted by Debra Savage from Rupert & Rothschild.
Validity: Valid 01 June - 31 August 2016
45 minutes @ R350.00. Includes a tea & cake voucher at De Camdeboo Restaurant.
Validity: 13 January 2016 to 6 December 2016
6 Night Package Drostdy Hotel and Samara Private Game Reserve
Validity:
Join us at De Camdeboo Restaurant for a delicious Sunday Buffet lunch every Sunday afternoon
Validity: 15 Jan - 15 Dec 2016
Combine our hotels & lodges and receive great added value!
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Contact Details:
Reservations: +27 21 427 5900
Tel: +27 49 892 2161
Fax: +27 49 892 4583
info@drostdy.co.za

Physical Address:
30 Church Street,
Graaff-Reinet, 6280

Postal Address:
30 Church Street,
Graaff-Reinet, 6280

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Luxury Boutique Hotel in the heart of historic Graaff-Reinet

Drostdy Hotel is situated in the beautiful town of Graaff-Reinet which was established in 1786 and is South Africa’s fourth oldest magisterial district. The town contains over 220 heritage sites which is more than any other town in South Africa and has examples of magnificent Cape Dutch, Victorian and Karoo architecture.

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Nearby Attractions

  • Gaze in awe at the breath-taking views on top of the Valley of Desolation in Camdeboo National Park and watch the sun go down over the Plains of Camdeboo. A memorable experience
  • Picnic or braai in Camdeboo National Park. Enjoy the game viewing en route to your site
  • Experience life as it was in the 1800’s when you visit the historical Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House and the Military Museum. The Black Acorn grapevine planted by Charles Murray in 1870 is still growing at Reinet House
  • Dress up in 1800’s styled clothing and have your “Memories” photo taken, printed and framed at Propix Photography Studio
  • Admire the architecture of the Dutch Reformed Church (Groote Kerk), Drostdy Hotel, Stretch’s Court and the cottages in the town
  • Experience the prehistoric era through the fossils in the Old Library Museum
  • Enjoy the artwork of famous contemporary South African artists at the Hester Rupert Art Museum
  • Taste our famous Karoo lamb, venison and great Karoo food whilst enjoying authentic “platteland” hospitality at one of the town’s cosy restaurants
  • The Christmas Lights in Acacia Street in Kroonvale offer a memorable festive season for all. The local community decorate their homes, gardens and street with Christmas lights for all to enjoy.  Join the festivities and walk the street in this secure community
  • Check out the biggest Cacti collection on the planet and walk the fascinating succulent plant labyrinth at Obesa Nursery. There is also a ceramic gallery where you can buy beautifully crafted pots in which to plant your Karoo rose-like succulent
  • Karoo adventure – take our 4×4 to the top of the mountain trail or set off hiking and mountain biking in the vast open landscapes to experience a sense of freedom, peacefulness and space
  • Take time out to enjoy films and live shows at the historical John Rupert Theatre
  • Experience authentic Karoo farm life on a working guest farm in the area
  • Enjoy a day trip to Nieu Bethesda and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House Museum.  It is often cited as South Africa’s finest example of outsider art
  • For nature lovers there are a variety of guided nature walks in the area
  • Visit and experience life in Graaff-Reinet’s Xhosa township.  Visits include the kindergarden, clinic, library, church (Sundays only), a private home and taste Ouma`s (grandmother`s) tasty roosterbrood (local cuisine)
  •  Visit the Africology Spa or visit http://www.africologyspa.com/ for more information

Room Amenities:

  • Complimentary Nespresso style pod coffee, herbal teas and biscuits in room
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Flat and satellite screen television
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Heated towel rails
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • En-suite bathrooms with separate bath, toilet and shower
  • 100% Cotton linen
  • Fully stocked personal mini bar in all rooms
  • Electronic safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Writing desk and leather folder
  • International plugs
  • Valet & laundry service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Daily newspapers and summary of International newspapers on request

Special services and facilities:

  • Travel consultancy and information service
  • Business desk and professional secretarial service
  • One room equipped with facilities for universal accessibility
  • State of the art gym facilities
  • A World Class Africology Spa (Find more information on http://www.africologyspa.com)
  • A choice of three pools in beautifully manicured gardens
  • Secure parking and full Concierge service
  • Conferencing facilities are available at the SA College for Tourism.
  • Imibala Art Gallery
  • De Camdeboo Restaurant

The Drostdy Hotel offers a total of 48 beautifully styled rooms. Stretch’s Court incorporates 31 rooms, the Ferreira precinct hosts 7 rooms in their own secluded area and Kromm’s Court an additional 10 rooms. The Hotel offers the following room categories: 8 Bachelor Rooms,  17 Standard Rooms including 1 Paraplegic Room,  15 Executive Rooms and 8 Suites.

Bachelor Rooms (8)
The Bachelor rooms are ideal for the corporate traveller and accommodate a maximum of 2 guests.  The average room size is 20 m2.

Standard Rooms (17)
The Standard Rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 guests with an average room size of 31 m2.
One room with universal accessibility offer the following facilities:
·         Spacious bathroom
·         Hand rails in bathroom
·         Raised toilet
·         Lowered basin
·         Telephone in bathroom
·         Wheelchair accessible
·         Wider doors & passages for wheelchairs

Executive Rooms (15)
The Executive Rooms range in size from 27 – 63 m2 and 5 of the rooms can accommodate up to  2 guests.  There are 2 Ferreira Executive rooms which are located in a private precinct and can be sold together with three standard rooms in the barn as a separate area with private pool.

Suites (8)
Suites accommodate a maximum of 2 guests with an average room size of 46 m2.

Graaff-Reinet is virtually surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park, in the heart of the Great Karoo (Place of Thirst) which is an area covered by broad plains, vast livestock, game farms and distant koppies. Fossils in the area indicate that life has existed in the region for three billion years and the area is world-renowned for its pre-dinosaur fossils.

GPS Coordinates
32 degrees 15’ 8” South
24 degrees 32’26” East

Distances:

  • Closest major airport: Port Elizabeth 250km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Aberdeen 62km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Nieu Bethesda 52km (Nieu Bethesda has no fuel stations, banks, ATM’s or credit card facilities)
  • Graaff-Reinet to Port Elizabeth 250km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Bloemfontein 453km
  • Graaff-Reinet to Johannesburg 898km
  • Graaff-Reinet (via R62 and N1) to Cape Town 717km
  • Graaff-Reinet (via Kirkwood and R75) and via Somerset East to Addo Elephant National Park 221km / 249km

DIRECTIONS

PORT ELIZABETH AIRPORT – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Head southwest toward 3rd Avenue
  • Exit the roundabout at 3rd Avenue
  • Turn right onto Heugh Road/M9
  • Turn left onto Settlers Highway/M4 and follow the signs for R75 / Grahamstown / Uitenhage
  • Take Exit 4 for Albany Road toward M7
  • Merge onto Albany Road
  • Turn right onto Govan Mbeki Avenue/R102
  • Follow R102 for approximately 2km
  • When the road forks, keep to the left onto Uitenhage Road/R75
  • After 16 km take a slight left onto R75
  • After 211 km continue straight onto R63
  • Continue straight for approximately 23 km, then turn right onto R63/N9
  • This street becomes Church Street and after 2.3 km the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left

COLESBERG – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Head southwest on D’Urban Row
  • Continue onto Stockenstroom Street
  • Turn left onto Dwars Street
  • Turn right onto President Kruger Street
  • Turn right onto Sluiters Street
  • Turn left toward N9
  • Continue straight onto the N9
  • After approximately 95km keep right to stay on the N9
  • After approximately 103km continue onto Goedhals Square
  • Continue onto Market Square
  • Turn right onto Somerset Street
  • Turn left onto N9/R63
  • This street becomes Church Street and the Drostdy Hotel will be on your right

BEAUFORT WEST – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Head east on Church Street toward Bird Street
  • Turn right into Bird Street
  • Turn left onto Voortrekker Street/R61
  • Follow R61 for approximately 148km
  • Turn left onto N9
  • This street becomes Church Street and the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left

JOHANNESBURG – DROSTDY HOTEL

  • Get on N1 Western Bypass in Roodepoort from Gordon Rd
  • Follow N1 to Kerk Street/N9/R61/R63 in Graaff-Reinet (820km)
  • Merge onto N1 Western Bypass (Toll road)
  • Continue onto N1/N12
  • Keep right at the fork to continue on N1 (Partial toll road)
  • Take the ramp onto N9
  • Continue straight onto Goedhals Square
  • Continue onto Market Square
  • Drostdy Hotel will be on your left
Contact Details:
Tel: +27 49 892 2161
Fax: +27 49 892 4583 info@drostdy.co.za

Physical Address:
30 Church Street,
Graaff-Reinet, 6280

Postal Address:
30 Church Street,
Graaff-Reinet, 6280
Newmark