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Montana Guest Farm is a working ostrich farm, nestled in picturesque Schoemanshoek, just 9.3 mi outside of Oudtshoorn. Surrounded by nature, gardens and mountains, the farm offers well-appointed suites and an outdoor pool.

The luxurious suites at Montana Guest Farm are decorated in country style. Each unit is air-conditioned and features satellite TV, a mini refrigerator, tea-and coffee making facilities and a private bathroom. Most of the suites have a fireplace.

Guests can enjoy meals at the restaurant. Special diet menus can be arranged on advance request.

Cango Caves is 9.3 mi from Montana Guest Farm and Cango Wildlife Ranch is 12 minutes' drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Montana Guest Farm has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 19, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

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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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Montana Guest Farm

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English

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Hosted by Laura Schoeman

8.8
Host Review Score

Laura Schoeman
Located in picturesque Schoemanshoek , a well known area in the Little Karoo, Montana Guest Farm is not only beautiful visually, but also appeals to the soul with its peaceful gardens and majestic mountains . The farm is a natural sanctuary boasting 9 Luxurious suites that are modernly decorated and equipped to ensure our guests' utmost comfort and convenience while staying with us. We accommodate anyone from individuals, to couples and families. We at Montana pride ourselves in providing a world class service to each and every guest that walks through our doors. In the end we don't only want our guests to leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated , but we also hope they depart from us with a sense of belonging .
Owners, Piet and Laura Schoeman, bought the Montana farm from the German owners who ran it for almost 20 years. Montana is now back in the Schoeman-family. Piet Schoeman is a 10th generation Schoeman in the Valley. His father and grandfather farmed on the neighboring farm of Berluda, mainly with apricots, tobacco and seed. Piet and his wife Laura, have been running Berluda Farmhouse and Cottages since 1998. She is a keen traveller, who spent years in Europe, where she learned to speak German and Dutch. She has a passion for tourism and people, and enjoys welcoming her guests personally. They have 3 children, and hope that one day one or more of the children will become involved in their farming and guest house enterprise. Piet is also an entrepeneur, and has slowly expanded his empire, to the point where he now runs the biggest ostrich farm in the world. It is our pleasure to take our guests on this interesting tour of a real working ostrich farm, incorporating all aspects of ostrich farming, and learning all about the latest trends in this dynamic industry. They invite you to stay with them and experience this tranquil valley in all its splendor.
Montana is a working ostrich farm nestled in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. With abundant fauna and flaura on the grounds around the property, it is truly a scenic setting that guests can explore on foot or by mountain bike. Montana is located close to numerous tourist attractions that Oudtshoorn is famous for. Amongst these are the Cango Caves and the scenic Swartberg Pass, arguably one of the most magnificent passes in South Africa. The historic road takes you over into the Great Karoo, to the quaint town of Prince Albert. Following the main road back, the Meiringspoort Gorge awaits visitors, and the cosy town of De Rust. In addition, guests can visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch, as well as one of the many local wineries in the area, or one of the interesting museums in town. The Ostrich Emporium is a must see. Coffee shops in the center of town invites you for afternoon breaks. Basically, Oudtshoorn is not an overnight stop, it is a destination in itself! With over 300 sunshine days per year, a few extra days to spend next to the sparkling swimming pool, is recommended. Winter or summer, the climate has something for everybody.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,German,English,Dutch
Closest Airports
  • George Airport
    37.2 miles
How to get to Montana Guest Farm from George Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Montana Guest Farm
Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Game drives Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch
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House rules Montana Guest Farm takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Check-out

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Montana Guest Farm accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Montana Guest Farm of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details 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 Montana Guest Farm

  • The prices at Montana Guest Farm may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Montana Guest Farm is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, Montana Guest Farm is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Montana Guest Farm by:

    • Car 1h

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

  • Montana Guest Farm offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Happy hour
    • Game drives

  • Room options at Montana Guest Farm include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Family

  • Montana Guest Farm is 7.5 miles from the center of Oudtshoorn.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Montana Guest Farm on this page.