Bed and Breakfast
Shumba Valley has established itself as the place where you are guaranteed of experiencing old fashioned hospitality. This location in the heart of Clarens offers space, tranquility and unspoilt charm with panoramic mountain views.
Apart from the spectacular accommodation options offered, you can escape the city and energise your soul by visiting mountains on a horse, do some quad biking or just sit under a tree and listen to the birds singing while you soak up the scenery.
Situated in the Free State, just 15km from Golden Gate, on the foothills of the Maluti Mountain Range, is Patcham Place.
Clarens, a town in the Eastern region of the Free State is gaining more popularity as an area that attracts tourists both from South Africa as well as from other countries. Since the 1990s the area has continued to attract more visitors looking to explore the mountainous area as well as all the activities the town has to offer. For local tourists, Clarens offers a much-needed getaway, while international visitors get to enjoy the stunning views and the lush greenery.
Venues in this area offer guests comfort unlike any other. From quaint cottages to luxury hotels, Clarens has a range of accommodation venues.
This venue in Clarens is a bed and breakfast that can be found on Church Street.
A bed and breakfast that has been named the Best Value Clarens establishment on AccommoDirect, Patcham Place can be found overlooking a tranquil garden. The dining room directs guests out onto a sun deck where they can get unique views of the scenery.
Guests at this four-star-rated establishment are welcomed by host Karel Kruger.
More about what the accommodation has to offer:
5 executive bedrooms with a private balcony
With a private balcony in each bedroom, guests at Patcham Place get to enjoy a unique, exclusive view of the stunning mountain scenery.
Bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with a shower
Guests can enjoy the best comfort in their rooms, including stylish en-suite bathrooms for maximum luxury.
Underfloor heating is provided in all rooms
Those bitterly cold winter days and nights are comfortable at Patcham Place.
Visiting the town of Clarens in the Free State can be quite an exciting experience for anyone. For many people visiting from the cities of Johannesburg or Durban taking a break in Clarens is well recommended. For any visitor, the town offers a tranquil place with crisp, fresh air to relax in. As a highly sought-after getaway area, Clarens offers guests an ideal spot to treat themselves to some well-deserved rest.
Accommodation in Clarens is also well in demand. With more people looking to enjoy themselves in the vicinity of the impressive Maluti Mountain range, hotels, self-catering guest houses and villas in the area have a lot to offer.
One such place is the four-star-rated River Walk Bed and Breakfast.
Situated in close proximity to major art galleries, restaurants and shops, River Walk is perfect for guests.
The B&B can be found in a cul-de-sac.
Host Hannetjie Pretorius welcomes guests at the B&B, which has luxurious bathrooms and stylishly-decorated rooms.
Guests are assured of an excellent quality stay at River Walk in Clarens, as the rooms are fully furnished with all the necessary amenities for relaxation. Adequate, comfortable bedding is provided for all guests.
Accommodation is available from R700 per person, including breakfast. At such reasonable rates, guests are really spoiled for choice. There is much more to experience when the budget is flexible and allows.
Other attractions in the area:
Hot Air Balloons
Guests can also enjoy learning more about the culture of the Basotho in the Cultural Tour. They can also buy some unique art pieces at the numerous art galleries in the area.