African Dawn B&B Calvinia Bed & Breakfast Accommodation, Upper Karoo

African Dawn B&B

Bed & Breakfast at 17 Strauss Avenue, Calvinia, 8190, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About African Dawn B&B

Calvinia Retreat comprises of African Dawn B&B and Coffee Shop. African Dawn B&B is a tranquil retreat, a place to relax and unwind in the heart of the Karoo. We offer quality, spacious and private accommodation to leisure and corporate travellers.

Calvinia is situated in the Northern Cape about halfway between Cape Town and Upington. The town is at the foot of the Hantam Mountains. Hantam being a Khoi word meaning "where the red bulbs grow".

At our Coffee Shop, enjoy a cappuccino and a slice of homemade cheese cake or indulge in something from our comprehensive menu.


You can expect luxury and comfort in one of our spacious and private rooms. Each bed has soft white percale linen, ensuring a cosy and relaxing nights sleep. Choose from a selection of en suite rooms with either a double and single bed, a double and two single beds or two single beds.

Coffee and tea making facilities is available in each room
Air conditioners with heating and cooling function
TV with DStv (selected channels)
Bar Fridge
Rooms serviced daily
Bedroom leads onto a balcony / patio area
Secure off street parking
Breakfast served daily


Akkerendam Nature Reserve:
With 65 species of birds to see and a number of hiking trails, this is a fabulous place to spend the day.

Spring Flowers:
Feast your eyes on the spectacular spring flowers from mid July to September.

The Museum:
Built in 1920 and housed in the art deco Old Synagogue, this extraordinary building is home to a number of interesting artifacts.

Dutch Reformed Church:
The neo-gothic style church was built in 1847, designed by Potchefstroom architect Gaysford at the cost of 1,200.

Hantam House:
Built by field cornet A van Wyk in 1854, this is a must see attraction.

Hantam Meat Festival:
During the last week of August you can join us for the annual meat festival.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Hairdryer
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Parking (off street)

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -31.466916832666666
Longitude: 19.780614999333334

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Late arrivals by special request.

Listed on
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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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