LUXURY ACCOMMODATION

THE LODGES

Are you planning a milestone birthday, family reunion, corporate year-end function or even boutique wedding? Let Otterskloof help you celebrate these special moments. The venue overlooks the Karoo landscape. Please note all rooms can be reconfigured to seat more guests. For conferences, all the necessary amenities required for an eventful meeting is available.

Our in-house chef will spoil guests with hearty farm food with extra focus on venison specialities. Conference guests enjoy a full English Breakfast, Light Lunch and three-course Dinner in either our beautiful Lapa or in the Conference Room. We also have a limited cash-bar on site.

Enhance your conference experience by requesting our staff to host a variety of team-building and leisure activities for your group – You may enjoy game drives, sundowner trips, mountain biking, kayaking on the Vanderkloof Dam, veldbraai’s (barbecues), and many more.

  •  WIFI CONNECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT SAFARI LODGE

SAFARI LODGE

The former homestead was renovated and converted to sleep 22 people. There are 11 en-suite rooms, (2 Deluxe family rooms and 9 luxury twin rooms) each with a private entrance.

The rooms are serviced and cleaned daily and a laundry service for your convenience is available.

Additionally, Safari Lodge also provides a separate kitchenette, for self-catering guests.

Amenities include:

  • Stationery
  • Data projector
  • Flip charts & white boards
  • Office facilities
  • Wifi
  • Internet
  • Television

BUSH LODGE & RHINO LODGE (Self-Catering)

BUSH LODGE offers a more remote experience and is only reachable by a high-clearance vehicle (no 4×4 required). It is a 45-minute drive from the main entrance and serves as an excellent base from which to explore the Vanderkloof Dam. It offers 3 en -suite rooms for 8 guests.

Self-Catering amenities include:

  • 3-plate gas stove and oven
  • Gas powered fridge and small freezer
  • Gas powered ice machine
  • LED night-time lights
  • Generator power is available as backup or when needed for limited hours
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Outdoor fire-pit
  • Wood-fired hot water

RHINO LODGE, which sleeps 16 people, provides a remote and authentic Nama Karoo feel. Rhino Lodge is only reachable by a high-clearance vehicle (no 4×4 required). It is a 45-minute drive from the main entrance and serves as an excellent base from which to explore the Vanderkloof Dam. It offers 6 en -suite rooms for 18 guests.

Self-Catering amenities include:

  • Gas stove and oven
  • Gas powered fridge and small freezer
  • Gas powered ice machine
  • LED night-time lights
  • Generator power is available as backup or when needed for limited hours
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Outdoor fire-pit and braai (bbq) facilities
  • Wood-fired hot water
  • Large outdoor patio from which to enjoy the remote location

THE LAPA (Safari Lodge)

This space breathes colonial Africa. It is a large venue with a double volume roof exposing the beautiful beams. The wrap-around stoep (patio) is for your enjoyment and relaxation on which to enjoy the beautiful Karoo sunset whilst slowly sipping away at a sundowner.

Amenities include:

  • A dedicated bar area
  • Pool table
  • Darts board
  • Large fireplace
  • Lounge area
  • Outside braai facilities
  • Veranda
  • Two dining room tables seating 16 people. (additional tables can be arranged)
  • A very large venue, with a double volume roof and exposed beams. Its wrap-around stoep (patio) invites you to enjoy fiery Karoo sunsets.

THE BOMA (Safari Lodge)

The self-catering boma and entertainment area is housed in a separate building next to the main entertainment area. This facility consists of a boma-style enclosed building with sides that can be opened in summer and closed during winter.

Amenities include:

  • Self-catering amenities include:
  • LED TV with Satellite Television
  • 12-seater dining table
  • Fridge/ Freezer combination
  • Microwave
  • Eating and cooking utensils
  • Built-in braai and fireplace

THE ROOMS: Safari Lodge

EVENTS & CONFERENCES

Otterskloof is only a 2–hour drive from Bloemfontein making it the ideal spot for your next conference, corporate getaway or even an intimate family event. The venue overlooks the vast Karoo landscape and is furnished with all the amenities you will need to make your conference or event both enjoyable and productive. There is even a large fireplace to combat the chilly Free State winters!

Experience Karoo hospitality in our dedicated conference venue which accommodates up to 22 guests. Amenities include:

  • Stationery
  • Breakaway rooms
  • Data projector
  • Flip charts & white boards
  • Office facilities
  • Computer network facility
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Bottled water & peppermints
  • Tea, coffee, cookies & rusks
  • Separate bathroom facilities

Our in-house chef will spoil guests with hearty farm food with a focus on venison specialities. Conference guests enjoy a full English Breakfast, Light Lunch and three-course Dinner in either our beautiful Lapa or in the Conference Room. We also have a limited cash-bar on site.

After a long day of productivity, conference guests will spend the night in the spacious and well-appointed rooms of the 4-star Safari Lodge.

Enhance your conference experience by requesting our staff to host any of a variety of team-building and leisure activities for your group – game drives, sundowner trips, mountain biking, kayaking on Lake Vanderkloof, veldbraai’s (barbecues), and more.

THE DINING ROOM (Safari Lodge)

A beautifully decorated, more intimate setting with views over the vast Karoo landscape.

Amenities include:

  • A large fire place
  • Lounge area
  • Access to the bar
  • Separate bathroom facilities