For invaluable intimacy and breathtaking settings, South Africa's guest houses offer great value for money.
Adley House is a Victorian-style guest house in Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo. The four star establishment offers comfortable overnight accommodation on tours that visit the Garden Route region or pass through the Karoo en route to the winelands.
Ashbourne House is a charming four star guest house in the Cape winelands town of Franschhoek. With vine-shaded patios and manicured gardens, it offers the ideal base for your tour of South Africa's award-winning vineyards.
Atlantic House is a plush, five star guest house in Cape Town's exclusive Camps Bay suburb. Overlooking the deep blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Town's finest beaches, this guest house is a great base for a luxury tour of Cape Town.
Auberge Burgundy offers affordable guest house accommodation on South Africa's 'Whale Route'. Overlooking the charming seaside town of Hermanus, guests might even spot whales splashing about in Walker Bay.
Auberge Clermont is an inviting guest house set on an historic vineyard and fruit farm in the Franschhoek Valley. The bucolic surroundings and the fine wine estates in the region will provide both a tranquil and titillating experience.
Augusta Bay is a golf-oriented guest house offering affordable accommodation near Knysna's famous Pezula Golf Course. The guest house overlooks the emerald hues of the Indian Ocean and provides easy access to the Garden Route's fine courses.
Avondrood is the top four star luxury guest house in Franschhoek. Just a short stroll from all the town's main street with its melange of gourmet cafes and restaurants, Avondoord is the ideal base to explore the captivating Cape winelands from.
The Boathouse is a nautically themed guest house on South Africa's North Coast in the bustling seaside town of Ballito. With easy access to the beach and lovely views across the Indian Ocean, The Boathouse is a prime starting point for your tour of the East Coast.
Bosavern is a welcoming family-friendly guest house in the popular Garden Route town of Plettenberg Bay. It is perched high on a hilltop with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy easy access to fine beaches and a wealth of adventurous activities.
Castello di Monte is a five star guest house perched on a hill in the exclusive Waterkloof suburb of South Africa's capital city - Pretoria. Enjoy sprawling views of the 'Jacaranda City' along with luxurious Tuscan-style accommodation.
Cosmos Cuisine is a plush four star guest house a 10 minute drive from the gate to Addo Elephant National Park. The guest house is ideal for those after a bit more luxurious accommodation than that provided by the park's rest camp.
Situated in the Eastern Cape, this colonial farmhouse serves as the perfect base for safari trips to the Addo Elephant National Park. Nine en suite bedrooms offer comfortable yet deluxe accommodations in a tranquil garden setting.
Franschhoek Country House offer five star guest house accommodation a short distance outside town. With a gourmet restaurant, exquisite furnishings and beautiful surroundings, Franschhoek Country House provides an inviting base for a winelands tour.
Fynbos Ridge is a family-friendly guest house a short distance outside of Plettenberg Bay in the primeval forests of the Garden Route. The five star property is a great base to explore the beaches and attractions of this much-favored slice of South Africa.
Harrisons House offers five star accommodation in the sleepy West Coast town of Langebaan, famous for its protected lagoon and unique coastal bird life. Perched on a hill above the town, guests will enjoy dramatic views of the icy Atlantic Ocean.
Hermanus Beach Villa is an intimate four star guest house a few steps from Hermanus's Blue Flag Voelklip Beach. The accommodation is ideal for families or couples, and whales may often be spotted from the various balconies.
Penny Farthing is an historic guest house situated on a 3 000 hectare cattle and game farm within close proximity to the Isandlwana, Rorke's Drift and Blood River battlefields. The guest house's proprietor boasts a wealth of historical knowledge.
Skitterland Guest House is a fine four star property located in the sleepy town of Sutherland in the Greater Karoo - the finest star-gazing destination in South Africa. All the comfortable en suite rooms have been named for constellations.
Villa Castollini is a fine, four star guest house that enjoys a prime position on Knysna's western head. It overlooks the emerald waters of the Knysna Lagoon and the town itself - known as 'the jewel of the Garden Route'. The rooms are airy and plush.
Villa Sterne is an established five star boutique hotel and guest house in the capital city of Pretoria. It is perched on the back wings of the city's most exclusive suburb - Waterkloof - and offer beautiful views across the Jacaranda City.
Wetlands Country House is a birder's haven in the sleepy Mpumalanga town of Wakkerstroom. The four star guest house overlooks Martin's Dam, which draws a plethora of wetlands bird species to its shores. The guest house is known for its warm and inviting accommodations.
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