Gypsy Guest House offers travellers a little piece of gypsy life in the heart of the arty and flamboyant village of Clarens. Inspired by the Romney gypsies of a bygone era, Gypsy Guest House offers a comfortable home-away-from-home stay with rooms that are eclectically decorated in jewel colours, and furnished with handcrafted items from around the country.
Rooms are also equipped with a flat screen TV, programmed with Netflix, perfect for binge-watching your favourite show, if that's what you choose to do. Beds are fitted with cozy down duvets, electric blankets, handmade throws, and pretty cushions.
Rooms available in this deal include Jade, Magenta and Topaz. Depending on the room, you may get a queen, king or double bed. Bathrooms are en-suite with either a bath or shower. Bedroom doors open up onto a shady garden where hammocks, bean bags, and swings encourage relaxation and lazy afternoons breathing in fresh mountain air.
Gypsy Guest House is aimed at travellers from all over the globe and includes amenities like braai facilities and parking on the premises for providing a comfortable and convenient stay. There are many hiking spots nearby for a true gypsy adventure.
From Gypsy Guest House, guests can explore the Motouleng Sacred Caves, learn about Sotho culture at the Basotho Cultural Village, play some golf at Clarens Golf Estate and visit the Clarens Village Conservancy.
- Outdoor bohemian lounge
- Dam swimming
- Bird watching
- Off-street parking
More about Clarens
Clarens has something for everyone. It’s an arts and crafts paradise, a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts, and a haven for nature lovers. No wonder it’s called the ‘Jewel of the Free State’. Clarens is home to the famous Clarens Brewery, the oldest dinosaur nesting site ever found, and is only 20 minutes from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Sport activities in Clarens include whitewater rafting, abseiling, quad bike safaris, and golfing.
Explore a little further afield along the Eagle Route
Clocolan: Love fishing? Go fish at the Spitskop dam and deep water quarry for rainbow trout, black bass, and carp. If you’ve never tasted cherry wine then you’re in for a treat when you visit the Ben Nevis Cherry Wine Farm.
Ficksburg: You can’t visit Ficksburg without going to the Ionia Cherry Farm to taste their delicious cherry liqueur. Other Ficksburg attractions includes The Gumtree, South Africa’s tallest sandstone building, General Fick’s monument, Green Goose Organic Farm, and Ember Down.
Fouriesburg: Visit Fouriesburg to see the Surrender Hill Battle Site where 4000 Boer soldiers surrendered during the Anglo-Boer War. There’s also a monument commemorating fallen British soldiers. Fouriesburg is also home to beautiful sandstone cliffs and caves found in the Meiringskloof Nature Reserve.
Bethlehem: If you love big cats visit Lions Rock, a wildlife rehabilitation and breeding centre that has rescued over 60 big cats from around the world. For some history visit the monuments at Sol Plaatje Dam and the Old Nazareth Mission Church.
Phuthaditjhaba: Experience the great outdoors by walking to the top of the Tugela Falls on the Sentinel Hiking Trail or visit the Basotho Cultural Village to experience Sotho life that dates back to the 16th century.
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