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Rosenhof Country House
Rosenhof Country House
Rosenhof Country House
Rosenhof Country House
Rosenhof Country House

Rosenhof Country House

33°34’30.4"S 22°12’22.8"E

Rosenhof Country House: Information from the owner

General information

Boutique Hotel
No. of rooms
Check-in time
Check-out time

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Rosenhof Country House, which contains our own observations and views.

Last updated by Owner
17 Jan 2023
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Facilities at Rosenhof Country House

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Activity Desk, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Disability Services, Gym, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Library, Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Room facilities
Air Conditioning, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fireplace, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Heated Towel Rails, Heater, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Smoking Rooms, Tea / Coffee, Television, Underfloor Heating, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Fine Dining, Gourmet Picnic, High Tea, Massages
Nearby activities
Adrenaline Activities, Amusement Park, Animal Encounters, Art Galleries, Bird Watching, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Cycling, Elephant-back Safaris, Fine Dining, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, General Sightseeing, Golf, Health and Fitness Centre, Hiking, Historical Tours, Horse Riding, Kayaking / Paddling, Mountain Biking, Museums, Safaris, Sky Diving, Tennis Court, Walks (Guided), Walks (Self Guided), Wine Tasting
Afrikaans, English, German

Room types at Rosenhof Country House

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Executive Suite

Located 100m from main house for extra privacy.

An Ideal couples retreat or hide away on your South African holiday. Each of the 2 Executive Suites feature a king size bed, separate lounge, fireplace, private parking, luxurious bathroom, own swimming pool and garden.

The bathrooms are equipped with separate bath and shower, private toilet, heated towel rails, double basin, hair dryers, exercise bike, bath robes and slippers.

Indulge in a peaceful retreat with a good novel on the patio or take a dip in the pool. The ideal accommodation choice to enjoy the tranquil views of the Swartberg Mountains.

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Luxury Room

Choice of a Twin, Double, Double Twin or King Room

12 Rooms situated around a beautiful courtyard, each with their own patio. Ideal for single travelers, families or couples looking for a relaxing retreat or romantic getaway.

Warm earthy tones and neutral lines are complemented by wood furniture and a colourful touch. Each room differently decorated to offer a unique sense of style.

Ensuite bathroom with separate shower and bath, heated towel rails and hair dryers.
One Room suitable for disabled guests.

All rooms feature underfloor heating, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, satellite television (DSTV), telephone, mini bar, digital safe and tea and coffee facilities.

Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00

All ages welcome

Limited family rooms with sleeper couch

Cots and eating chairs available on request

Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under 12 per room

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The Bird Cottage

3 NEW guest bedrooms in one house.
Ideal for couples, friends or families travelling together.
Each Bedroom has been given a South African Bird Species name as the Cottage is surrounded by trees with many bird species, nesting close by.

Room 1 – Hoop Hoop

Room 2 – Robin

Room 3 – Kiewiet

The 3 bedrooms are on the 1st floor with bedroom 1 & 2 opening onto a large patio.

Room 2 also has a separate sitting room area with a Double Sleeper Couch where we can accommodate 2 children under 12.

Room 3 is the smaller room, ideal for a Single Occupancy with its own private patio and view of the Herb Garden.

On the ground floor is a study and large sitting room area that opens onto a veranda and private pool.

Activities at Rosenhof Country House

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Activities in and nearby Oudtshoorn

CANGO CAVES: Situated 30km from Rosenhof Country House. Ecologically Significant and impressively beautiful, the Cango Caves - Africa's largest show caves and one of the seven wonders of Southern Africa - are the archaeological and historical highlight of the Klein Karoo. Adventure and Standard Tours available.

CANGO WILDLIFE RANCH: Situated 2.5km from Rosenhof Country House. Explore the Ancient Valley with leaping lemurs, secretive red river hogs and pygmy hippos OR go Cage Diving with mighty Nile Crocs! Get close to the Big Cats like the Cheetah, Lion and White Tigers.

OSTRICH SHOW FARMS: 4 Ostrich Show Farms are situated in a radius of 15-20km from Rosenhof. (Safari Ostrich Farm, Highgate Ostrich Farm, Cango Ostrich Farm, Chandelier Ostrich Farm)

MEERKAT ADVENTURES: Join the Meerkat Guide, Devey, on an early Sunrise Tour to see wild Meerkats in their natural environment! Don't forget your Camera!

WILGEWANDEL FAMILY FARM: situated 25 km from Rosenhof this Holiday Farm offers Camel Rides, Bumper Boats, Donkey Cart Rides, Foefie Slides and much more! Visit their restaurant for speciality dishes like ostrich steaks, crocodile dishes and traditional cuisine like bobotie. They also have a curio shop and local wines on the premises.

CP NEL MUSEUM: The historical Cultural Museum of Oudtshoorn and the Little Karoo region, is declared a national monument and houses 12 exhibition rooms showcasing the fascinating story of the ostrich feather industry.

GOLF COURSE: An 18 Hole Golf Course is situated 5km from Rosenhof.

ZIPLINE: Two twin lines stretching over a combined 900-meter course, taking you from the famous Cango Caves to the valley below, accompany by friendly and knowledgeable Guides. Take time to explore the fauna and flora of the Klein Karoo.

SWARTBERG PASS: Stretching 27km over the Swartberg Mountains to found the arty town of Prince Albert on the other side. It’s considered one of the most spectacular mountain passes in the world: an untarred road winds to the summit 1 583 meters above sea level in steep zig-zags and sudden switchbacks, with breath-taking views at every turn. Heading back to Rosenhof through Meiringspoort and De Rust will make it a trip to never forget.

RUS & VREDE WATERFALL: Situated 33km from Rosenhof. Isolated beauty, engraved into the heart of the Swartberg Mountain by natures powerful forces. Rust-en-Vrede is situated on a scenic detour branching off the R328, on the way to the world famous Cango Caves. No title could be more apt, for this is definitely a must see.

BUFFELSDRIFT: Situated 7km from Rosenhof. Varies activities available on the premises. Bush Safaris, Elephant Feeding, Elephant Brushing, Elephant Walking, Meerkat Safaris and Lion Feeding.

SKYDIVING: Few things are as exhilarating and adrenaline filled as falling safely out of a perfectly good airplane. The 20 minute flight to altitude offers spectacular and unique views of the Klein Karoo... and then it's time to jump!

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Explore the historical little town in the Klein Karoo on a bicycle.

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The Bliss Spa, situated on the Rosenhof premises, has a fully equipped gym and sauna, with shower facilities available. The gym and sauna is complementary for Rosenhof Guests.

Let our Qualified therapist pamper your face with dermalogica® (an International Known Product).

Our Strategy is to relax the body and improve the skin, whilst pampering and relieving stress.

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