When you enter Clanwilliam Hotel, it is like you’re coming home. Visitors are still welcomed with true country hospitality.
Ensconced in the magical Oliphant’s River Valley, Clanwilliam Hotel is situated off the beaten track. Only two hours drive from Cape Town, the hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, swimming pool and secure parking.
Founded in 1732, the picturesque Cape Dutch homestead of Clanwilliam is one of the ten oldest towns in the country.
Tucked away at the foot of the Cederberg Mountains and perched on one of the countries favourite dams, its rich settler history offers a central location for a variety of attractions from flower viewing to bushman art and a range of watersports. Clanwilliam is also famous for growing and cultivating Rooibos Tea and for its original leather ‘Veldskoene’ factory.
There are 43 air-conditioned rooms in the hotel and pool rooms. All with en-suite bathrooms. Other room features are a swimming pool, braai areas, equipped with DSTV, wheel chair friendly rooms, secure parking and 24 hour reception.
Our conference can accommodate up to 50 delegates and management will make any special arrangements for you.
In addition to this our Leipoldt restaurant & bar specialises in real country food (boerekos).
Each year the Spring Flowers come out to dazzle spectators from all over the world during September and October. Up-to-date maps direct flower-lovers to the best shows that the region has to offer. Flower Season is a main attraction, and particularly beautiful this side of the world, and during these months.
Clanwilliam Hotel is a 5 min drive from the spectacular 18 km long Clanwilliam Dam, where visitors can partake in a range of water sports the likes of waterskiing, wake- boarding, parasailing and angling. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy sweeping vistas of flowerscapes in the nearby Ramskop Nature Reserve, which boasts over 200 indigenous species of wild flowers (again in full bloom in August - October).
Hikers and anthropologists can peruse Bushman Rock paintings, visit the local planetarium or Pakhuis Pass, just outside of town, which boasts magnificent landscapes and is the gateway to Wupperthal – a Moravian mission village. Adrenaline junkies who don’t like to get their hair wet can indulge in the nearby Cederberg Mountain’s scenic 4×4, quad bike and mountain bike trails. And for the ‘teetotallers’ – Clanwilliam is famous for cultivating Rooibos tea and factory tours are recommended.
Telephone: 027 482 2888