Clarens

278 Main Street Clarens
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Short Business Description: 278 on Main in Clarens is situated in an area that has drawn in a large number of artists and photographers due to its stunning views.
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278 on Main in Clarens is situated in an area that has drawn in a large number of artists and photographers due to its stunning views.

Clarens in the Free State, South Africa is a town that was founded in the early 1900s. It has become a picturesque town that is known as much for being quaint as it is for its stunning scenery. Known as “The Jewel of the Free State”, this small town offers its visitors a wide range of options when it comes to activities to enjoy.

Guests visiting this area can go hiking, horse riding or enjoy a round of golf. With an intriguing deli and gallery, Clarens offers a great place for guests to enjoy magnificent views of the Maluti mountains.

Visitors in the area have a number of options in terms of choosing suitable places to stay in Clarens. From guest houses, to cottages, hotels, studio apartments and self-catering guest houses, they can choose from a wide array.

What guests can expect from this venue:

Tasteful décor

Guests who have booked a room here can enjoy a comfortable stay, surrounded by stylish décor. Rooms feature beautiful designs and offer guests all amenities. The luxury venue means that all rooms are spacious and have quality bedding that’s highly comfortable too.

Great location

Guests can enjoy viewing the beautiful scenery from the view of their windows. Views of the snow on the mountain can be quite a sight to take in and guests are 278 on Main know that they can enjoy these views in the peaceful and tranquil surrounds.

Fully-equipped kitchen

Guests can enjoy mouth-watering fudge, delicious jams and jellies from the host at 278 Main in Clarens.

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Business Phone Number: 082 556 5208
Business Address: 278 Main St Clarens
ZIP Code: 9707
Affordable Getaways at Jovali in Clarens
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Short Business Description: Two self-catering units are tastefully decorated, with modern décor designed to create a homely, comfortable experience for guests.
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5km from Clarens Village, Jovali is a successful self-catering unit with stunning views of the mountain range.

Two self-catering units are tastefully decorated, with modern décor designed to create a homely, comfortable experience for guests.

Units are located on the lower level of the property, making them easily accessible.

Guests can even look forward to freshly baked rusks from Aukeline, the accommodation’s host. Reviews garnered through the years indicate that guests have thoroughly enjoyed these delicacies, especially in the middle of winter, when Clarens weather is known to become bitterly cold.

Beautiful views of Mount Horeb and Maluti Mountain Range can be expected by guests visiting Jovali in Clarens. The stunning views of the mountains are unique to visitors in Clarens, with these views often providing the most picturesque setting for tourists and photographers alike.

Mountain bikes are welcome, as guests get to enjoy the trails in the nearby mountains. The accommodation is secure, so guests don’t have to worry about their personal belongings.

With a fully-equipped kitchen, guests staying at Jovali have easy access to items they may need to prepare meals.

The full bathroom offers fresh towels and gives guests all they need for a relaxing experience.

What each room has to offer at Jovali in Clarens:

Studio 1

Queen size bed
Sleeps 3

Studio 2

Queen size bed
Sleeps 3

Weekday rates are R750 per night – quite an affordable rate for anyone visiting the area of Clarens. At such affordable rates, guests will have enough money for enjoying all their other activities.

For 2 people sharing, this rate is ideal.

Just 20km drive to Golden Gate Reserve; Jovali is ideally located in Clarens. It is just a stone’s throw away from the town’s centre.

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Business Phone Number: 058 256 1709
Andes Guest House
Business Name: Andes Guest House
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Nestled between Bethlehem and Clarens with rare and beautiful views of the spectacular Maluti Mountains,it is not surprising that this venue has been validated by many as the perfect wedding venue.

Andes guesthouse offers two luxurious guest rooms. Both  suites are tastefully and stylishly decorated with the added luxury of the fireplace, underfloor heating and air-conditioning. Each bedroom has a private lounge and an en-suite bathroom. Both rooms lead out onto a veranda overlooking the lush garden and views over the valley. A kitchenette with microwave, bar fridge and coffe/tea making facilities is available for your convenience.

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Business Phone Number: 058 256 1080
Business Address: 153 Bester St Clarens.
ZIP Code: 9707
Andes Guesthouse
Business Name: Andes Guesthouse
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Nestled between Bethlehem and Clarens with rare and beautiful views of the spectacular Maluti Mountains,it is not surprising that this venue has been validated by many as the perfect wedding venue.

Andes guesthouse offers two luxurious guest rooms. Both  suites are tastefully and stylishly decorated with the added luxury of the fireplace, underfloor heating and air-conditioning. Each bedroom has a private lounge and an en-suite bathroom. Both rooms lead out onto a veranda overlooking the lush garden and views over the valley. A kitchenette with microwave, bar fridge and coffe/tea making facilities is available for your convenience.

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Business Phone Number: 058 256 1080
Business Address: Farm Welgelegen, R712, Clarens
ZIP Code: 9707
Ararat Clarens- Ideal Getaway for Nature Lovers
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Short Business Description: Ararat Clarens is a guest house that is an ideal getaway for nature lovers. Set in the town of Clarens in the Free State.
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Ararat Clarens is a guest house that is an ideal getaway for nature lovers. Set in the town of Clarens in the Free State, this is a place that offers guests a welcome relief from the fast-paced lifestyle of the city. The town has become a thriving tourist trade.

Ararat Farm is in Clarens- an area that has become  well-loved by artists as well.  Lately more artists have moved to the area to establish an art trail to complement the cultural tours enjoyed by tourists in the town. Ararat Clarens is a farm venue was upgraded in August 2016. Since then it has grown exponentially and has attracted a number of guests. It offers guests an enjoyable experience, with luxury and quality underpinning the entire experience.

Honouring Paul Kruger, the area is named “Clarens” as an ode to the Swiss town he lived in on his self-imposed exile. As an area that has quite a bit of history in terms of the resistance wars that took place on the land, the town has survived all the upheavals. Known as a premier trout fishing spot in South Africa, the venue is only three hours from Johannesburg.

Since then it has grown to become a popular tourist spot. In the process this has created many more business opportunities for local entrepreneurs.

Owners of accommodation venues such as this have found new business opportunities by tapping into the various guests who visit the town looking for a calming, restful experience. The beauty of the surroundings has without a doubt added more ways to entice visits from tourists. The majestic mountains have also often attracted more photographers to the area.

Business Phone Number: 083 447 9925
Business Address: Clarens Golf and Trout Estate
Clarens
Free State
Baris Guesthouse- enjoy farm life in the Free State
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Short Business Description: A mere 10 kilometres from the town of Clarens, Baris Guesthouse is a unique accommodation venue. The family-owned and managed farm was converted from an old sandstone milking parlour to a guesthouse in 2015.
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A mere 10 kilometres from the town of Clarens, Baris Guesthouse is a unique accommodation venue. The family-owned and managed farm was converted from an old sandstone milking parlour to a guesthouse in 2015.

Now run as a self-catering guesthouse as well as a farm and restaurant, Baris Guesthouse is one of the gems of the Free State Province.

More about the Baris Guesthouse:

There are 4 luxury self-catering units overlooking tranquil gardens on the property. Guests on the property can enjoy the peaceful surrounds of the area, such as clean, crisp air as well as the magnificent Maluti Mountain range near Lesotho. Three hectares of land on the premises also form part of a working farm, so guests can enjoy an eco-friendly experience while staying there.

Guests can also enjoy two easy hiking trails on the farm, while guests enjoying game tours have shared sightings of zebra, impala and wildebeest.

The luxury units are ideal for individuals or families to enjoy their stay while in Clarens, offering guests comfortable rooms with the basic necessities as well as more amenities required to make the stay a pleasant one.

The Farm Experience:

Guests at the Baris Guesthouse can enjoy a range of activities while on the farm. This included tastings of farm-made cheese.

The Baris Manger is the best spot for the best cheesecake and French-style crepes.

For cheese tastings, guests can call: 073 048 5785 or email estee@barischeese.com

Finding this guesthouse quite simple too.

Where to find the Baris Guesthouse:

Take the N5 to Harrismith. Turn right on Clarens Road (R712). Continue for 18km and turn right at the entrance.

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Business Phone Number: 083 637 2786
Business Address: R712, Clarens
ZIP Code: 9707
Berg Cottage Holiday Home – Ideal Place for Relaxation in Clarens
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Short Business Description: With two lounges for relaxation, the Berg Cottage is a self-catering accommodation venue in Clarens, Free State.
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With two lounges for relaxation, the Berg Cottage is a self-catering accommodation venue in Clarens, Free State. This scenic town in the eastern region of the Free State has three comfortable bedrooms and sleeps six guests. In an area that is becoming a tourist attraction, finding accommodation can often be tricky. Fortunately, Clarens is an area with a wide number of accommodation options. These venues offer guests convenience and comfort.

What to expect at the Berg Cottage Holiday Home

The host at The Berg Cottage Holiday Home is welcoming and gracious, providing guests with an experience that gives them comfort and a cosy stay while in Clarens.

All linen is provided for guests

Guests are provided with comfortable, quality linen.

There are 2 bathrooms

The two bathrooms on the property ae luxurious and offer guest all amenities for a comfortable stay.

Well-equipped kitchen and dining area

The kitchen is fully-equipped for guests to prepare their own meals. With sufficient cutlery and crockery, guests have all that they need.

There is a wealth of activities to enjoy, such as abseiling and art galleries. As an area with newfound popularity as a haven for artists, Clarens has a range of galleries for visitors to explore.

Guests at the Berg Cottage Holiday Home can look forward to Highlands Coffee – various blends offered at the venue. Starting their mornings with great breakfast and a steaming cup of fresh coffee is a lovely way to enjoy their holiday stays.

There are other activities to enjoy, such as the Clarens Brewery, Clarens Bakery and The Millery.

The Clarens Village Conservancy has several hiking trails for those who love exploring all that the mountains have to offer. The Clarens Fouriesburg Road is one of the top 10 biking routes in South Africa.  The venue is situated only 15km from Golden Gate National Park.

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Business Phone Number: 082 925 7815
Business Address: 430 Berg Street
Clarens
Free State
9707
Castello Catharina – Quality Guesthouse Accommodation
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Castello Catharina Clarens
Just a short stroll away from the Clarens CBD in the Eastern Free State Province of South Africa, Castello Catharina is a guesthouse offering guests an exclusive experience of the countryside and panoramic views of Clarens.

Guests get to enjoy clear starlit evenings from Castello Catharina as they escape from city life.

With 10 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, Castello Catharina offers a full spectrum of accommodation.

What guests can expect from Castello Catharina:

The guesthouse’s executive suites have an open fireplace and a balcony.

Views of the snow-laden mountains can be enjoyed from the private balcony, with the open fireplace providing all the warmth and comfort any guest needs. Those cold winter days can be experienced from the warmth of the executive suites at Castello Catharina.

Luxury and comfort.

Offering guests an exclusive experience of Clarens, Castello Catharina is luxurious. Guests can be assured of ultimate comfort while at the guesthouse. The bedding has quality linen which is serviced daily, while each suite is equipped with en-suite bathrooms.

English breakfast of the highest quality.

The venue strives to provide guests with an exceptional quality experience while on holiday. Their Full English Breakfast is known for getting rave reviews from guests.

Secure parking.

The hosts at Castello Catharina understand that safety is a major factor for many guests, which is why the provision of secure undercover parking has been prioritised.

Castello Catharina is the ideal accommodation for visitors as they enjoy activities in Clarens such as quad-biking, fly fishing or viewing the array of art galleries or even the unique dinosaur tour.

A credit card is required when making a booking. To contact the host, call: 058 256 1543 or 082 41 3621. Alternatively, guests can send an email to: catarinacastello@gmail.com

Castello Catharina Address:

29 Hill Street,
Clarens,
Free State,
9707

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Business Phone Number: (058) 256 1543
Business Address: 29 Hill St, Clarens
ZIP Code: 9707
Castle in Clarens
Business Name: Castle in Clarens
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Rapunzel’s Tower you will have the entire castle at your disposal where you will be treated like royalty. Your eyes can feast on the décor and object de art that was carefully handpicked from all over the world to tantalize the senses. Cornerstones from Windsor Castle, tapestries from Dubai, light fittings from America and tiles from Europe all contribute to an unbelievable experience. While you prepare the barbeque in the Chamber of Angels, have a glass of your favorite wine and watch the sun slowly disappear behind the Red Mountains from Sunset Corner. The guests to this Castle will be treated with spectacular views of Mount Horeb and in the evening, the lights of Clarens looks like stars that have fallen to the valley below.

Business Website Address: https://www.castleinclarens.co.za
Business Phone Number: 083 2680 497
Business Address: Castle in Clarens, Off the R712 near Bokpoort Farm,
Clarens, Free State
Clarens Butterfly Villa- pet-friendly villa accommodation
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Short Business Description: Situated very close to Clarens Square in the scenic town of Clarens in the Free State is stylish self-catering accommodation Clarens Butterfly Villa.
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Situated very close to Clarens Square in the scenic town of Clarens in the Free State is stylish self-catering accommodation Clarens Butterfly Villa.

With two full en-suite bedrooms and secure parking it is also an ideal spot for hikes. Surrounded by nature, the villa offers guests a simple way to enjoy the numerous hiking trails available in the area. Guests can also explore the mountain trails and adventure options in town.

More about Clarens Butterfly Villa

Has a central kitchen and lounge with a wood fireplace

Clarens Butterfly Villa’s kitchen area is conveniently designed to make it simple for guests to access everything they need. The fireplace in the lounge helps to keep guests warm during those sub-zero winter temperatures.

Children are welcome and are charged as adults.

While some accommodation venues are not willing to compromise when it comes to children, this venue operates differently. All children are welcome.

Check in time is 2pm, and check out time is 10am

Guests can contact the host when they are on their way to the venue.

As a pet-friendly villa accommodation spot, this venue offers guests extra convenience.

Pets are welcome as long as they have been house-trained. Pets are not allowed to sleep on the beds and guests must ensure that they don’t disturb other guests in the villa with barking or howling.

Ideal for small families or couples, this self-catering unit provides everything necessary for a comfortable stay while in Clarens. The neat, quaint venue is the perfect geaatway from the stresses of city life.

The tranquil environment offers peace of mind.

 

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Business Phone Number: 082 925 7815
Business Address: 408 Main Street
Clarens
Free State
9707