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Set in Clarens and only 25 km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Millpond House offers accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. Featuring a shared kitchen, this property also provides guests with a picnic area. On clear days, guests can head outside to enjoy the guest house's outdoor fireplace or simply kick back and relax. Certain units in the guest house have private entrance and are equipped with desk and wardrobe. Some of the units feature a satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, and a private bathroom with a bath and a hair dryer. The units at the guest house come with a seating area. The guest house features a barbecue and a garden, which can be enjoyed by guests if the weather permits. Clarens Golf Club is 2.6 km from Millpond House, while Blou Donki Gallery is less than 1 km away. The nearest airport is Moshoeshoe International Airport, 184 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

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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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Charmaine
    Australia Australia
    Excellent location. Beautiful and comfortable accommodation. Exceptionally helpful and friendly host. Thank you so much for a lovely stay Merri!
  • Schanell
    South Africa South Africa
    The owner was lovely. The location and views were just stunning. The room was neat and comfortable.
  • Fiona
    South Africa South Africa
    What an absolute treat to stay at Millpond House! Beautifully-furnished and set up, and with a welcoming vase of fragrant roses from the owners' garden. So tranquil and peaceful with beautiful views of the mountains.

Managed by Merri & Roger Mills

Company review score: 9.5Based on 129 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Millpond House is run by husband and wife, Roger and Merri Mills. The B+B was established in 2005 and has since become one of the most sought after in the village.

Property information

Millpond House is a charming guesthouse situated in the quiet and peaceful Swartland suburb of Clarens. There are three tastefully decorated en-suite rooms and one family suite consisting of 2 bedrooms and a shared bathroom. The guesthouse was built in 2005 and since then has been run by the same owners. The village which is packed with art galleries, restaurants, shops and a brewery is a mere 800 m from the guest house. Take a ten minute stroll through the beautiful tree lined streets, surrounded by mountains and you will come upon this little gem of a town. Millpond House is situated close to the Clarens Village Conservancy where there are many spectacular hiking trails. Enjoy the expansive garden with beautiful trees, bird life in abundance and rose-clad gazebo .... an English country garden in the "Vrystaat". All rooms have either balconies or French doors opening out onto the garden. DSTV (commercial package) free Wi Fi, under-floor heating, electric blankets and small kitchenettes in all rooms. The rooms may be booked individually or the whole house on a Self Catering basis.

Neighbourhood information

Millpond House is wonderfully situated in the quieter part of the village that manages to escape the hustle and bustle of the square on busy weekends. Nevertheless, it is only 800m from the main town square.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Millpond House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Millpond House takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 14:00 to 20:00


    From 06:00 to 10:30



    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 older than 12 years are welcome.

    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

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Millpond House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

    FAQs about Millpond House

    • Millpond House is 600 yards from the centre of Clarens. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Millpond House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

    • Room options at Millpond House include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Family
      • Holiday Home
      • Bungalow

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

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