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Just 1.2 miles from Oudtshoorn Golf Course and a 8-minute walk from Le Roux Dorpshuis Museum, @Yamkela Guest House features accommodations in Oudtshoorn, with a garden, barbecue facilities, and a shared lounge. Located around 1.3 miles from Cango Wildlife Ranch, the guest house is also 1.9 miles from Ateljee Thijs Nel Gallery. There's a year-round outdoor pool and guests can access free Wifi and free private parking. A balcony with pool view, a satellite flat-screen TV, and air conditioning are available in some units. At the guest house, every unit is equipped with a private bathroom. Popular points of interest near the guest house include Suspension Bridge, ArtKaroo Art Gallery, and CP Nel Museum. The nearest airport is George Airport, 41 miles from @Yamkela Guest House.

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

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Yolandie
    Taiwan Taiwan
    The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiful and quite spacious. We were very impressed by the 5 star breakfast we received. It was the perfect way to end our holiday. The place is truly a hidden gem. Thank you.
  • Ann
    United States of America United States of America
    We were greeted warmly by our host. He upgraded our room to a poolside room. His restaurant recommendation was really good. The room was super clean and spacious. The breakfast was great Thanks for a great stay.
  • Shtx
    United States of America United States of America
    Really nice quiet room on lower floor. Mini fridge kettle & night before breakfast delivery very nice. Pool and garden area, very private. Shower had hot water Bed had eletric blanket, nice prep including wall heater for a chilly night with load ...

Managed by Yamkela

Company review score: 8.9Based on 169 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Yamkela has been welcoming guests since 2008.

Property info

We have a 5 kW Inverter and 5 kWh lithium iron battery to secure electricity to our free Wi-Fi and all lights and plugs in our rooms. Oudtshoorn is easily reached for a relaxing holiday or overnight stay to regenerate body and soul and has been called South Africa's tourism capital with good reason. The town has been blessed with the greatest variety of tourist attractions imaginable. The peculiar ostrich, the breathtaking Cango Caves, majestic Swartberg and Outeniqua mountain ranges, the tranquil natural environment, culinary adventure and wine tasting.

Neighborhood info

We are located in the center of Oudtshoorn.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of @Yamkela Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Breakfast
  • Private Bathroom
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

@Yamkela Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



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.

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

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash @Yamkela Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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

Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 08:00:00.

FAQs about @Yamkela Guest House

  • Check-in at @Yamkela Guest House is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • @Yamkela Guest House is 1,300 feet from the center of Oudtshoorn. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • @Yamkela Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool

  • Room options at @Yamkela Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Quad
    • Triple

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