About Sir Henry's Guest House
Enjoy a wonderful stay at Sir Henry's Guest House in the village of Clarens, in the heart of the Eastern Free State. Sir Henry's Guest House is situated in the Swartland area of Clarens, a mere 10 minute stroll to the hustle and bustle of activities around the square. Indulge in beautiful views and sunset over the mountains. Enjoy a tranquil few moments in our garden of almost 2 acres, relax next to the swimming pool, or just listen to the water running over the cobbles.
This upmarket Guest House provides homely accommodation in comfortable surroundings. The 7 charming en-suite bedrooms, each with it's own verandah and separate entrance, captures the indulgence of bygone eras, whilst sunny porches ensure your stay will be truly a relaxed and contented one. Each carefully decorated room is equipped with slippers, gowns, hair dryers and bath luxuries, to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay.
You will find tea, coffee, hot chocolate, homemade rusks and a decanter of sherry in each room. There are fire places in some of the rooms to wear off the chill of the Free State nights. Some of the rooms have an en-suite bath or shower and two luxury double rooms with a bath and walk in shower. The finest hand embroidered percale linen is used with duvets in winter and mohair blankets in summer.
Room 1- LAFENIS:
Standard Double Room with double bed. fireplace & heater. Shower & double hand basin. Lounge area, separate from bedroom, tea & coffee making facilities in room with outside patio.
Room 2 - ERFENIS:
Semi-Deluxe Double Room with Queen-size bed. TV / Dstv, fireplace, under floor heating. Shower with single hand basin. Lounge part of the bedroom, tea & coffee making facilities & outside patio.
Room 3 - VREUGDE:
Standard Double Room with King-size bed. Fireplace & heater. Bath & single hand basin. Lounge area (is part of the bedroom). Tea & coffee making facilities with outside patio.
Room 4 - MEMORIES:
Deluxe Double Room, Queen-size extra length bed. TV/ Dstv, fridge, fireplace & under floor heating. Shower, bath & single hand basin. Spacious lounge area part of the bedroom. Tea & coffee making facilities. Outside patio.
Room 5 - TRANQUILITY:
Deluxe Double Room with Queen-size bed. TV / Dstv, fridge, heater, fireplace & under floor heating. Shower, bath & single hand basin. Lounge area separate from bedroom. Tea & coffee making facilities. Outside patio.
Room 6 - ROMANCE:
Deluxe Double Room, Queen-size extra length bed. Under floor heating. Shower, angular bath & double hand basin. Lounge area (part of the bedroom). Tea & coffee making facilities. Outside patio.
Room 7 - HOOP:
Semi-Deluxe Double Room with King-size or 2 single beds. Under floor heating. Shower & single hand basin. Lounge area (part of the bedroom). Tea & coffee making facilities. Outside patio. Paraplegic friendly room.
Breakfast and Dining
Our Gourmet breakfast has become our trade mark, during the week and Saturday morning a gourmet breakfast is served at your table and on Sunday mornings it is a sumptuous buffet breakfast - it has become so popular that even the locals are queuing up.
Dinner will gladly be prepared, and picnic baskets will be provided with a bottle of wine or local champers. Family get together’s and intimate weddings have become popular on the stretched out lawns or dining room.
Activities and Attractions
The bulk of our guests just come to us for a relaxed few days and chill in the tranquil environment, however Clarens has many adventure sport from abseiling to white river rafting or for the not so adventurous crowd, a pot of tennis or 18 holes of golf is at the order of the day.