Drostdy Hotel, Graaff-Reinet
|30 Church Street, 6280, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, SOUTH AFRICA.
Description: Drostdy HotelStanding in the heart of the historic town of Graaff-Reinet, the Drostdy Hotel is situated in a magnificently restored and maintained Cape Dutch heritage building, originally built in 1806 as the government headquarters of the region by the Dutch East India Company. This fabulous property offers five-star boutique accommodation, first-class cuisine and top-class service in a unique heritage setting.
Ideally placed for visiting this fascinating town, with more national monuments than any other town in city in South Africa, Drostdy Hotel is within easy reach of all Graaff-Reinet's most important landmarks and attractions, including Stretch's Court, the Reinet House Museum, or the The Dutch Reformed Church. A national monument in itself, the Drostdy Hotel combines carefully preserved heritage elements with all modern facilities and comforts. Drostdy Hotel is perfect for visiting the spectacular Camdeboo National Park and Valley of Desolation. On-site, Drostdy Hotel boasts three outdoor pools, a fully equipped gym, a world class Africology Spa and the Imibala Art Gallery, among many other luxurious amenities.
For fine dining experiences, the Drostdy Hotel is home to the De Camdeboo Restaurant, where guests can enjoy indulgent, delicious seasonally changing menus based on the finest locally sourced natural produce and ingredients. The restaurant also has an excellent wine cellar, and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Type of rooms: Drostdy HotelBachelor Rooms:
The Bachelor rooms are ideal for the corporate traveller and accommodate a maximum of two guests. The average room size is 20 sq m.
The Standard Rooms can accommodate a maximum of two guests with an average room size of 31 sq m. One room with universal accessibility offers the following facilities: spacious bathroom; hand rails in bathroom; raised toilet; lowered basin; telephone in bathroom; wheelchair accessible; wider doors and passages for wheelchairs.
The Executive Rooms range in size from 27 to 63 sq m and five of the rooms can accommodate up to two guests. There are two Ferreira Executive rooms which are located in a private precinct and can be sold together with three standard rooms in the barn as a separate area with private pool.
The spacious Suites can accommodate a maximum of two guests with an average room size of 46 sq m.
All rooms and suites feature: complimentary Nespresso style pod coffee, herbal teas and biscuits in room; 24 Hour room service; flat-screen television with satellite channels; individually controlled air-conditioning and heating; heated towel rails; underfloor heating in bathrooms; en-suite bathrooms with separate bath, toilet and shower; 100% Cotton linen; fully stocked personal mini-bar in all rooms; electronic safe; bathrobes and slippers; luxury bathroom amenities; hair-dryer; writing desk and leather folder; international plugs; valet and laundry service; complimentary Wi-Fi; daily newspapers and summary of international newspapers on request.
Additional information: Drostdy Hotel
Airport transfers and shuttle services can be arranged on request, and at a charge.
Number of rooms: 48
Official category: 5 stars.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club.
Restaurant closed: Breakfast is served from 06:30am. to 10:30am.
Lunch is served from 12:30pm to 03:00pm.
Dinner is served from 06:30pm. to 11:00pm.
How to get here: From Port Elizabeth Airport: Head southwest toward 3rd Avenue. Exit the roundabout at 3rd Avenue. Turn right onto Heugh Road/M9. Turn left onto Settlers Highway/M4 and follow the signs for R75 / Grahamstown / Uitenhage. Take Exit 4 for Albany Road toward M7. Merge onto Albany Road. Turn right onto Govan Mbeki Avenue/R102. Follow R102 for approximately 2 km. When the road forks, keep to the left onto Uitenhage Road/R75. After 16 km take a slight left onto R75. After 211 km continue straight onto R63. Continue straight on for approximately 23 km, then turn right onto R63/N9. This street becomes Church Street and after 2,3 km the Drostdy Hotel will be on your left.
GPS Coordinates: 32° 15' 7.25'' S 24° 32' 8.80'' E
Nearest airport: Port Elizabeth International Airport - 264km.