Graaff Reinet Accommodation at River Bend Holiday Cottages in Eastern Cape
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  • Property TypeCottages
  • Guests14
  • Rooms/Units4

River Bend Cottages is a highly recommended property for self catering in Graaff Reinet for tourists visiting the Karoo Heartland region.

About River Bend Cottages

River Bend is a historical building and national monument which has been renovated into 4 modern cottages offering self cateringaccommodation in Graaff Reinet. Old world charm meets modern comfort. River Bend is situated in a peaceful, established residential area, a 3 minute drive from restaurants and shops.

Self Catering Accommodation

River Bend Cottages in Graaff-Reinet offer private indoor and outdoor space with a tasteful mix of historical character and contemporary comfort.

Cottages 2, 3 and 4 offer an en-suite bedroom, a lounge, a well-equipped kitchen, a private braai patio area and an off-street parking bay with direct access into the cottage.

Cottage 1 offers an en-suite bedroom, a lounge, a kitchenette, a covered front verandah and off-street parking one minute's walk away.

Please see the individual cottage descriptions with photographs below, to assist you with your choice.

The Area

Graaff Reinet, the fourth oldest town in South Africa, is known as the 'Gem of the Karoo'. Settle in for a few days and take time to explore all that this beautiful, heritage town can offer. With over 220 heritage sites, Graaff Reinet has more national monuments than any other town in South Africa.

Features you'll appreciate

  • wifi
  • air-con
  • parking
  • kitchen
  • kitchenette
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Wild Olive Tree

Cottage 4 is furnished with a king-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower and basin. There are two sleeper couches in the lounge, one folds down into two thick, single mattresses and the other is suitable for a child or small adult. The cottage has an air-conditioned bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen with a diningroom table and a stylish, comfortable lounge. There is a private braai patio and secure, off-street parking with direct access into the cottage.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-16 years are allowed; over 16 years treated as adults

Sweet Thorn Tree

Cottage 3 is furnished with a king-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower and basin. The cottage has an air-conditioned bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, stylish lounge with a sleeper couch that folds down into 2 thick, single mattresses. Outside there is a private patio with braai facilities and secure, off-street parking with direct access into the cottage.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-16 years are allowed; over 16 years treated as adults

Shepherds Tree

Cottage 2 is furnished with twin beds which, on request, can be made up into a king-sized bed. It has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower and a basin. The cottage has an air-conditioned bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, stylish lounge with a sleeper couch that folds down into 2 thick, single mattresses. Outside there is a private patio with braai facilities and secure, off-street parking with direct access into the cottage.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-16 years are allowed; over 16 years treated as adults

Camdeboo Stinkwood

Cottage 1 is furnished with twin beds which, on request, can be made up into a king-sized bed. It has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower and a basin. The cottage has an air-conditioned bedroom, a kitchenette, stylish lounge with a sleeper couch for one person and a cool outside verandah. Secure, off-street parking is offered around the street corner, one minute's walk away but the parking bay is still within the premises.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-16 years are allowed; over 16 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

5 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

Owner was super helpful. Great stopover on route to Cape Town.

January 2024

Louise H. (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

We were so impressed with this venue. We were sent messages of exactly how to enter the property, given tips on where to eat and visit a few days before arrival. The actual cottages were super clean, organised and simply perfect. We loved our stay here-thank you.

December 2023

Brigitte H. (Durban)

Verified Host

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  • Property listed on SA-Venues.com since March 2022

Need to Know

Response timeRiver Bend Cottages typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome. We provide sleeper couches in three of the four cottages.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00 to 21h00
Check-out by 10h00

River Bend offers self check-in using secure lockboxes. We request check-in before 20h00 unless previously organised. We will send you the access codes before your arrival. Should you not receive these codes please contact us via WhatsApp or SMS 24 hours before arrival.

Payment methods accepted by the property Diners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since March 2022

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