Spider Pig offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a 3-bedroom house in Gariep Dam. Gariep Dam is located just off the N1 between Johannesburg and Cape Town, on the Orange River, and is a water sports haven and an ideal stopover destination for travellers.
The house comprises 3 bedrooms, a shower, a separate bathroom, a lounge and dining area, and a kitchen. The main bedroom contains a double bed and an en-suite shower, and the second and third bedrooms contain twin beds. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans, linen, towels, and electric blankets.
The kitchen is equipped for self-catering with a fridge, a stove, a microwave, and cutlery and crockery, and the lounge area is equipped with a TV with selected DStv channels. The house is fenced and there is a garden with built-in outdoor braai facilities. There is a also a courtyard where pets can be kept safe.
Various activities can be enjoyed in the surrounding area, such as boat cruises, watersports, tubing, bowling, river rafting, horse riding, and dam wall tours.
Glasgow Pont Hotel offers accommodation in a historical hotel located in the small Karoo town of Norvalspont. The town is nestled on the banks of the Orange River and is located near Gariep Dam.
The accommodation comprises 9 guest rooms and a pet-friendly, self-catering unit. The bedrooms are equipped with either a double and single beds or single beds. The rooms make use of shared bathrooms fitted with showers. The self-catering unit is furnished with a double bed as well as single beds and the bathroom has a shower. The hotel has a braai area and secure parking available.
Nearby attractions include Gariep Dam Nature Reserve and mountain biking trails while guests can enjoy fishing, hiking, boating, horseback riding, cycling and birdwatching in the area.
A’Damsview is located in Gariep Dam and boasts one of the best views of this marvel. It is situated approximately 5 km from the N1 and is about halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg.
The accommodation comprises 3 standard units and 4 luxury units. The Luxury Units have a fireplace for those cold winter nights, coffee- and tea-making facilities, air-conditioning as well as beautiful views from the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and braai area. Two of the luxury units have spa baths to ensure a pampering stay. The Standard Units offer ideal overnight accommodation with coffee- and tea-making facilities. The standard units have no view.
The Combo Unit combines the luxury and standard unit in 1 building, accommodating 4 guests. All the units are on the ground floor except the Loft.
The whole building, apart from the bedrooms, is monitored by CCTV cameras as an added security measure. Pets are welcome by prior arrangement.
Oviston Sunrise Lodge is situated in the tranquil village of Oviston, just outside Venterstad and is surrounded by the Oviston Nature Reserve. The Gariep Dam starts in this village and although we do not front the dam, we are about 20 minute’s walk from it.
The lodge offers 4 en-suite double rooms, 2 en-suite family units and 4 free-standing self-catering cottages with a family bathroom.
Our accommodation is not luxurious, but very basic, clean, comfortable and neat.
We do not have a liquor-licensed restaurant, but offer a small diner where we prepare evening meals and/or breakfast on request as optional extra.
Guests are more than welcome to bring their own alcoholic beverages along!
Situated near the southern shores of the Gariep Dam, the Oviston Nature Reserve is one of the Eastern Cape’s best-kept secrets. Those who know the area love to visit the quiet little waterside village of Oviston and spend their time fishing, bird watching or game driving through the 16 000-hectare reserve.
Fish Eagle Lodge is located in the town of Gariep Dam, located just off the N1 between Johannesburg and Cape Town, on the Orange River, and is a water sports haven and an ideal stopover destination for travellers.
The guest house comprises 5 en-suite rooms, each with a view on the entertainment and indoor pool area as well as 2 spacious self-catering apartments and at the back of the guest house.
Additional facilities include an indoor swimming pool, bar, spit braai facilities, and conference room with big screen TV. Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining area on request.
Puzzles Guest House is situated on the edge of the “koppie” in Gariep Dam, in the Free State. Puzzles Guest House is focused primarily on the overnight traveller. The “koppie” in front ensures a quiet area with a low street noise level. There are several good restaurants close by.
Accommodation is offered in newly built units, that each have their entrance and are totally separate from the main house. Each unit contains 2 good quality 3-quarter beds, as well as a double sleeper couch. The beds can be made up together for couples, or separately to accommodate colleagues travelling together.
Entrance to the newly built units is from Kwartel Street. Notwithstanding the same property, guests have their own entrance and are totally separate from the main house. Each unit has an en-suite bathroom with a separate bath and shower, that is large enough to dress in. The rooms are equipped with a TV with guest house bouquet DStv, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, and cupboards. In addition, the units offer limited semi self-catering facilities including a small fridge, a microwave, a kettle, and cutlery and crockery.
Ample open parking is provided behind high palisade gates.
Lutas Gastehuis is situated in the town of Gariep Dam in the Free State. The establishment is situated near the manmade dam which the town was named after.
The accommodation comprises 3 bedrooms, a shared bathroom, and well-equipped kitchen. The first and second bedroom each have twin single beds. The main bedroom contains a double bed and the shared bathroom has a bath and shower.
The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, stove and oven. Additional facilities include air-conditioning, a TV, braai area and secure parking.
Guests can enjoy activities such as fishing, boating, birdwatching, fly-fishing, mountain biking, and hiking in the area.
Located between 3 nature reserves, game viewing for free, situated alongside South Africas biggest freshwater lake or enjoy swimming in our designer swimming pool ending off the fun-filled day under the crystal clear night skies.
Surrounded by the stark beauty of the Karoo, the Gariep Dam stretches for as far as the eye can see; and it is here that the Stijil Gariep hotel is located. The jeweled sunsets blaze across the African sky and the sound of silence lulls guests to sleep under the Southern Cross.
This self-catering house consists of 3 bedrooms. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a toilet. The other 2 rooms consist of 2 single beds and share a bathroom with a shower and separate toilet. The kitchen is fully equipped with a breakfast nook.
Edelweiss B&B is situated halfway between Cape Town and Gauteng situated near the giant Gariep Dam, 5 km from the N1. It offers value for money accommodation in either double rooms or self-catering units.
Raptor Ridge Lodge is a unique Gariep Dam accommodation establishment situated on the Free State side of the Gariepdam. The property borders the Gariep Dam Nature Reserve and is set on an open plain with a unique sense of space, freedom and unity with nature.
Gariep Inn, previously known as Green Doors Self-Catering, offers you a choice of 8 Chalets, 6 en-suite overnight rooms ,4 Luxury overnight rooms and a house in town.
Each open plan self-catering chalet is en-suite. Secure parking in front of chalets is provided.
Gariep N1 Chalets, are situated in the middle of South Africa, between Johannesburg and Cape Town and 15 kilometres north of Gariepdam on the Bloemfontein side and about 500m from the N1 highway. The units are surrounded by typical Karoo nature and offers wonderful views