Mooiplaas Guest House

South Africa

  • Tour a working ostrich farm
  • Comfy suites
  • Go hiking, cycling and horse riding
  • Relax at the spa
  • Friendly owners and staff
  • Garden and swimming pool

Open: Mooiplaas Guesthouse is open all year.

Location: The guesthouse is on a family farm 10kms from the town of Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape.

Rooms: There are 29 suites and 4 rooms. The suites include doubles, twins, superior or honeymoon suites and family suites. Most are on the ground floor, some with a patio, with others on the first floor, some with balconies. Rooms have a sitting area, TV, tea and coffee makers, safe and shower room. the 4 rooms are in a separate farm building and provide more self-contained accommodation, each with a small kitchen, and with a shared lounge and dining room. Room service is available between 07:00 and 20:00. All are air conditioned. Some rooms are suitable for disabled access.

Activities: Visit nature reserves and Cango Caves, go walking, hiking and horse riding, and spend time in Oudtshoorn. The Keller family, who own and run the guesthouse, own the adjoining ostrich farm which you are welcome to visit. Staff can assist with arranging activities and excursions.

Facilities: There is a lounge with an open fire. The gardens include a swimming pool and sundeck. There is a laundry service. The guesthouse has secure off-street parking. Spa treatments are available. There is an outdoor play area for children.

Dining: The guesthouse serves a daily breakfast, with a choice of a continental or cooked meal. There is a barbecue set, which guests are welcome to use, and dinner can be arranged on request in the manor house. Staff can book local restaurants and provide picnic lunches.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There are family suites and interconnecting rooms. Baby sitting can be arranged (pay locally). There is a playground.

Health: This is not a malarial area.

Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access.

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Client Rating for South Africa 5/5 from 74 reviews

An interesting place and interesting host! Loved the tour of the farm; the guide was so passionate it was infectious! I have been converted to choosing ostrich at every opportunity!

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