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Overlooking the village of Prince Albert, Karoo View Cottages offers accommodation with views of the Swartberg Mountains and Karoo plains.This property features an outdoor plunge pool and free WiFi in the public areas.

Karoo View offers 4 self-catering, open-plan cottages boasting double-volume, reed ceilings and log fireplaces. Each air-conditioned cottage is individually decorated and offers a large, fully-equipped kitchen. The beds are made up with percale linen and 100% cotton throws, and each has a mosquito net. Bath sheets, bath robes, a hairdryer and guest amenities are provided for your comfort and convenience. 2 Cottages are wheelchair friendly and equipped.

In addition to the cottages, Karoo View also offers a 3-bedroom house, which features a private pool, log fireplaces and spacious living and dining areas. There is a fully-equipped, farm-style kitchen and a living area equipped with a TV with selected satellite channels. Each bedroom is en suite and air-conditioned. There are 2 large verandas, and a BBQ that is fully stocked with firewood and fire-lighters.

Each unit at Karoo View has access to the indigenous gardens with nature paths. Guests can pre-order a braai (BBQ) basket and pick herbs and vegetables from the property's organic tunnel.

Star gazing on clear nights, birding, cycling and hiking are popular activities in the surroundings, and the village of Prince Albert is 400 yards away from Karoo View.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Karoo View Cottages has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Nov 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available on-site

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Bungalow
  • 2 single beds and 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Double Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Bungalow
  • 2 single beds and 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
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  • 2 single beds and 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
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  • 2 single beds
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Managed by Howard and Marion Mollison

Company review score: 9.6Based on 205 reviews from 1 property
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Company information

Howard and Marion Mollison are the owners of the Karoo View Cottages Group. We found our dream place here in the Great Karoo in the village of Prince Albert in 2017. The group has grown to include three guesthouses: Karoo View Cottages, Karoo Masterclass House and Cottage, M's Karoo House and Cottage. We do believe in going the extra mile for our guests and would ask that you trust us to look after your needs when you need to book accomodation in Prince Albert.

Property information

Karoo View Cottages is the Flag Ship of the Karoo View Group. The Group consists of 2 guesthouses - Karoo View Cottages and Karoo Masterclass. All of our guest houses are listed on Bookingcom. Karoo View Cottages has 4 custom built cottages and a smaller Stoep Suite . Each cottage is a massive 72m2 with aircon and fans for summer, heaters and open log fireplaces for winter. Beautiful kitchens and bathrooms. Parking at your front door, private braai areas, communal pool in a truly great Karoo setting. Cottage 1 and 4 have private heated plunge pools. Karoo Masterclass House is our 5 star 3 bedroomed dream home. Private pool and braai area, private shaded parking. Karoo Masterclass Cottage is our 5 star private cottage with heated pool, its own braai area and entrance, truly a great place for the discerning couple.

Neighbourhood information

A True Karoo Destination which we would love to share with our guest, Karoo View Cottages is uniquely positioned in that we are are within walking distance into the village, yet due to our elevation you feel as if you are far out in the Karoo, which surrounds you. Restaurants that we recommend to our guests include Karoo Kombuis, The Real Food Company, The Rude Chef, Swartberg Hotel’s Victoria Room, Lah-di-dah Farm Stall and the Bush Pub. Activities that we can recommend are Astro Tours, The Story Weaver, Striking Metal, Avoova, Renu-Karoo Indigenous Nursery, The Showroom Theatre. Shops in the town include: The Olde Shoppe, Handmade Karoo Handgemaak, Kredouw Fijnhuis and Kredouw Olive Estate, Made in Prince Albert, Prince of Africa Crafts, Louis Botha Photography, The Real Food Company Deli. Major attractions in our are area are the Swartberg pass, Cango Caves, Rust en Vrede Waterfall, Ostrich riding in Oudtshoorn, De Rust, Meiringspoort, the Great waterfall and Prince Albert Valley.

Languages spoken

Afrikaans,English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Fransie Pienaar Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Prince Albert Golf Club
    0.7 miles
  • Wolwekraal Nature Reserve
    1.9 miles
  • Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve
    8.6 miles
  • Swartberg Pass
    9.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Real Food Company
    0.5 miles
  • Cafe/bar Prickly Pear
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/bar Swartberg Hotel
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/bar Swartberg Arms
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Simply Saffron
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant The Gallery Cafe
    0.6 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Swartberg Mountain
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Die Hel Gamkaskloof
    28 miles
Closest airports
  • George Airport
    58.1 miles
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Facilities of Karoo View Cottages
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Electric blankets
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Tennis equipment Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Tennis court Off-site
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Safety deposit box
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Building characteristics
  • Semi-detached
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 - outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fence around pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 - outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Shallow end
Pool 3 - outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Heated pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Wellness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
Miscellaneous
  • Pet bowls
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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Check-in

14:00 - 20:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.

Check-out

06:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 395 per child, per night
2 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 395 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 545 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Karoo View Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Karoo View Cottages in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about Karoo View Cottages

  • Karoo View Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Hand massage
    • Beauty Services
    • Neck massage
    • Horse riding
    • Full body massage
    • Pedicure
    • Foot massage
    • Tennis equipment
    • Manicure
    • Back massage

  • Karoo View Cottages is 750 yards from the centre of Prince Albert.

  • The prices at Karoo View Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Karoo View Cottages is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Karoo View Cottages on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Karoo View Cottages (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Karoo View Cottages can accommodate the following group size:

    • 4 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Karoo View Cottages on this page.

  • Karoo View Cottages has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there is a private pool. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Karoo View Cottages on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Karoo View Cottages by:

    • Train 2h

  • Yes, Karoo View Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.