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Shades of Africa Guesthouse - The Manor House

4.67(10 reviews)SuperhostOudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa
Entire house hosted by Lizanne
6 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
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You’ll have the house to yourself.
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The Manor House at 'Shades' is a tranquil Karoo retreat comprising of two private luxury air-conditioned, twin- or king bedded rooms, each spacious room has an inter-leading lounge offering an additional single bed and DSTV. Private verandas provide access to lush karoo gardens, the boutique olive estate, 18m lap pool and gym. Situated in the heart of historic victorian Oudtshoorn within walking distance to top restaurants offering old fashioned charm, modern amenities and artistic flair.

The space
Shades of Africa Guesthouse and Boutique Olive Estate is situated in the heart of heritage Oudtshoorn amongst shady orchards of olives, pomegranates and flat top acacias. Centered around one of the last remaining Ostrich Baron Tower Houses in Oudtshoorn, the three beautifully restored historic sandstone buildings are separated from each other by private Victorian style gardens.

Air conditioned en-suite bedrooms as well as honeymoon and family suites equipped with DSTV and Wifi. A private gym, 18m lap pool and tanning deck are located in different houses and gardens to the family accommodation with its 16m swimming pool. So whether you are traveling as a family or looking for a quiet retreat you will find what you are looking for at 'Shades'

The spirit of our home and family filters through into how we run our Guesthouse and as well travelled individuals we understand the importance of personal attention yet privacy and space to relax.

Centrally located in Oudtshoorn's historical centre, the suburb is peaceful, safe and clean. Five review rated restaurants offering a diversity of local and international cuisine as well as a number of pubs and wine bars are located within a short half-kilometer walk.

Shades of Africa offers an airport shuttle and taxis and a car hire services are available. There are many tour operators providing easy access to safe mountain biking and hiking routes for all levels of enthusiast, fly-fishing, malaria free birding and animal safaris, ostrich farms, the Kango Caves are just some of the local attractions.

Guest access
Twin or King bedrooms with private lounge and en-suite full bathroom. The lounge has a daybed for guests traveling with children also has DSTV and Wi-Fi. Room has private access and covered veranda, garden and private pool. Safe onsite parking and motorized gate access to property.
The Manor House at 'Shades' is a tranquil Karoo retreat comprising of two private luxury air-conditioned, twin- or king bedded rooms, each spacious room has an inter-leading lounge offering an additional single bed and DSTV. Private verandas provide access to lush karoo gardens, the boutique olive estate, 18m lap pool and gym. Situated in the heart of historic victorian Oudtshoorn within walking distance to top res… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 single bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dedicated workspace
Air conditioning
Pool
Private entrance
Iron
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.67 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews

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Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa

Hosted by Lizanne

Joined in June 2011
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I am creative; I love gardening, decorating, design, art and architecture. I enjoy traveling and meeting interesting people, but most of all I love sharing time and experiences with my husband and five beautiful daughters.
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Owners live on the property, receive guests and interact with our guests on a regular basis. We run the guesthouse hands on.
Lizanne is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: Nederlands, English, Français
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No smoking
No pets
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
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No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
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