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.
When you enter Clanwilliam Hotel, it is like coming home. Visitors are still welcomed with true country hospitality.
Founded in 1732, the picturesque Cape Dutch homestead of Clanwilliam is one of the ten oldest towns in the country. reception
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.
- Clanwilliam Dam
- 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 (full bloom in August/September).
- 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 4x4, quad bike and mountain bike trails. And for the 'teetotallers' - Clanwilliam is famous for cultivating Rooibos tea and factory tours are recommended.