Marken Cottage Clarens - Self-catering Holiday Cottage, Free State
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  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests4
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms2
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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Marken Cottage is a property for self catering in Clarens for up to 4 guests visiting the Thabo Mofutsanyana region.

About Marken Cottage

Marken Cottage is situated in Van Zyl Street, a stone’s throw away from the beginning of mountain walks, as well as Clarens town square where restaurants, shops and galleries abound; yet it is well situated to enjoy the expansive and restful views for which Clarens is well-known.

Clarens Accommodation

Marken Cottage is a ‘home from home’, clinker brick cottage with everything necessary to make one’s stay comfortable and memorable. North-facing for maximum warmth and light in winter and for being cool and comfortable in summer, Marken Cottage has a patio and built-in braai area from which to relax and enjoy views of the Rooiberg Mountains which surround Clarens, Horeb Mountain being the most outstanding feature.

Marken Cottage sleeps four. The main bedroom, also north facing, has a double bed and en-suite bathroom and toilet. The second bedroom has twin beds and en-suite shower and toilet. All beds have electric blankets and all linen and towels are provided.

The living area of the cottage is spacious with a lounge, dining room and open plan kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped for four people and includes a combination fridge/freezer, a microwave oven, as well as a counter-top two plate stove and oven, toaster, and kettle.

Patios on either side of the cottage offer a place to relax and read, and enjoy an early morning tea or afternoon sundowners. Undercover, off road parking completes the picture. There is full DStv.

Activities and Attractions

Visitors to Clarens have a variety of activities to choose from and they include, white water rafting, horse riding, quad biking, hiking, tennis, squash, trout fishing, art courses, golf, abseiling, mountain trails and nature reserves which also have some bushman paintings. Enquiries for all these activities can be made at the local information centres in Clarens.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

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Marken Cottage

Marken Cottage sleeps four. The main bedroom, also north facing, has a double bed and en-suite bathroom and toilet. The second bedroom has twin beds and en-suite shower and toilet. All beds have electric blankets and all linen and towels are provided.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

We stayed here for the cherry festival, the cottage is in an excellent location to walk to the pubs and restaurants, it was clean and had everything needed for a weekend stay. For 250 per night it's unbelievable value

November 2014

graham diss (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Bloemfontein Airport - 300km
OR Tambo International - 300km
Durban International - 400km

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

Payment methods accepted by the property EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since November 2009

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