• Nearest Airport

    Port Elizabeth Airport, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  • Location

    Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  • Property Access

    Road transfer or self-drive from Port Elizabeth Airport (approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes).

  • Best time to travel

    The Eastern Cape is well known to have its own weather pattern to the rest of South Africa.  Summer months, which are normally rain time in Africa, is sunny in the Eastern Cape making it the perfect stop-over.

The majestic facade of the Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet speaks for itself.  Offering an outdoor pool, spa and on-site restaurant, the hotel is a beautiful combination of luxury and history.  The historical town of Graaff-Reinet contains over 220 heritage sites which is more than any other town in South Africa.  Visitors will find magnificent examples of Cape Dutch, Victorian and Karoo architecture.  Nestled amongst the Camdeboo National Park, the area offers a variety of sights, including the Valley of Desolation, Nqweba Dam and Cape buffalo.  Graaff-Reinet is well worth spending more than just one night in to enjoy all the sights and activities. The Drostdy Hotel is the perfect place to stay at when in Graaff-Reinet.

Long Stay Special

Stay 3, Pay 2 – Validity 01 April to 30 September 2017. T&C’s Apply.


The Drostdy Hotel offers a total of 48 beautifully styled rooms. Stretch’s Court incorporates 31 rooms, the Ferreira precinct hosts 7 rooms in their own secluded area and Kromm’s Court an additional 10 rooms. The Hotel offers 4 different categories of rooms which are the Bachelor Rooms, Standard Rooms (including 1 Paraplegic Room), Executive Rooms and Suites.  The rooms can accommodate up to 2 guests.


Guests can enjoy dinner at the De Camdeboo Restaurant which is an on-site restaurant which serves a selection of decadent meals and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Gaze at the breath-taking views on top of the Valley of Desolation in Camdeboo National Park and watch the sun go down over the Plains of Camdeboo.  Enjoy a picnic or braai in Camdeboo National Park and enjoying the game viewing en route to your site.  Visit the historical Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart House and the Military Museum and experience life as it was in the 1800’s.  Experience the prehistoric era through the fossils in the Old Library Museum.  The town’s history will leave you with awe in amazement.

What we think of it

A true and magnificent jewel in the small historic town of Graaff-Reinet!