Haus Holzapfel

Your German hosts, Marion and Zwingli, have created a charming home with a beautiful garden for the discerning guest who is looking for luxurious self-catering or B&B accommodation in a "home away from home' haven, in a secure and peaceful setting. We are located in one of the most beautiful areas in the Karoo.

Honeymooners and those seeking something special, will delight in the exclusivity that the suites offer. Haus Holzapfel offers two sunny and bright suites, which are beautifully decorated and furnished. Every suite has its own entrance, small lounge area, DStv, wireless Internet, air-conditioning, underfloor heating, plug adapters, a fully-equipped kitchenette with crockery, cutlery, glassware, fridge, microwave, kettle and coffee and tea making facilities.

The bathrooms are modern in style with a toilet, basin and a shower with natural slate tiles. Towels and toiletries are provided. Every suite accommodates two to four people. One suite has two German single beds and a large sleeper coach. The other suite has a German king size bed and a spacious sleeper couch. Our guests sleep on 100% cotton bed linen, as well as anti-allergic duvets and pillows. The newly opened en-suite double room has an extra length double bed and accommodates two adults.

The patio leads you out into the beautiful garden and to the saltwater swimming pool. Enjoy a self-serve Continental breakfast or magnificent sundowners in the privacy of your own patio, whilst listening to the birdsong and revel in the peace and tranquility that the surroundings offer. From here you can also see the Swartberge on the horizon.

For families up to eight people, we offer our newly built Karopa self-catering house with three luxury bedrooms and two beautiful bathrooms. The kitchen has granite tops and there is a dining room with a leather couch. The house is fully air-conditioned, there is a big plasma TV with DStv, Wi-Fi, barbecue and secure parking. The house is just 1.5 km away from the main guest house.

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Reviews

  • "Cleanliness"

    28 December 2017

    "Thank you for your friendliness. We would really recommend your house to friends and family"

    Zane Opperman
  • "Clean"

    20 December 2017

    "Perfect for a short stopover"

    Zane Opperman
  • "Child-friendly, clean and peaceful"

    25 July 2017

    "We loved the trampoline for kids to help get rid of the extra energy after travelling in the car the whole day... The working aircon were much appreciated in the cold while the ice cubes in the fridge an extra bonus. Thank you very much, our 2nd time staying there and definitely going back!!"

    Carolina Van Huyssteen
  • "A rest after a long day"

    17 April 2017

    "Marion is a lovely hostess. Unfortunately, as we arrived we were told the geyser wasn't working and we were upgraded to one of the new apartments. There was no breakfast option, which I wasn't aware of as I booked as a B&B. The upgraded apartment was a bit uncomfortable - the curtains are unlined and very see through, so having a light on is not an option unless you want to feel a bit exposed. I think it is quite new, but I was expecting to be at the main house which sounds a lot nicer for what I was wanting. However, this shouldn't put anyone off - we all have different needs and expectations. Certainly very lovely people."

    Liza McAllister
  • "Outstandingg"

    11 April 2017

    "As always clean and tidy. We really enjoyed the dinner arranged by the owner at a partner restaurant"

    Ronnie Meyer
  • "German luxury in the Karoo"

    29 October 2016

    "Thank you very much. Your establishment was a perfect stopover on our trip to Cradock. <br/>We did not expect such luxury, but it was most welcome. We will definitely recommend it to friends and family and we would stay over again during our travels."

    Ren Boehm, South Africa
  • "Lovely guesthouse"

    18 July 2016

    "We enjoyed our stay very much. Just what we needed to break the long journey."

    Monique Venter-Ensln, South Africa
  • "great stop over"

    29 December 2015

    "We had a very pleasant stay at this guesthouse.From the booking process to check-out was easy. Accomadation was clean, neat and comfortable. Marion excellent hostess."

    roxana kaprey, South Africa
  • "Very hot day"

    02 December 2015

    "We stayed one night enroute to Cape Town.<div>A friendly welcome and smallish room fully equipped. We experienced electrical problems, with the air con. and they were resolved quickly and efficiently.</div><div>We recommend this Haus.</div><div><br /></div>"

    David Haselau, South Africa
  • "What a joy!"

    23 April 2015

    "Haus Holzapfel has everything one could wish and expect from a B&amp;B and more. The room also provided basic self catering facilities and everything was spotlessly clean and of high quality.Highly recommended!"

    RONNIE MEYER, South Africa
  • "Excellent Accommodation"

    06 January 2015

    "We did not stay at the Main house, but in one of the double story Self catering units. The unit was very clean and tidy with all the necessary amenities needed. Very spacious and modern. Crisp clean linen and well decorated rooms.Great stay!"

    Esthe Jacobs, South Africa
  • "Overnight stay"

    03 May 2014

    "Very neat and clean environment. Peaceful and food places are near. Kitchenette experience not good but didn't bother us much because we just stayed overnight during our visit to cape town."

    Aamir Khan, South Africa
  • "Feedback on Haus Holzapfel"

    04 January 2014

    "We enjoyed our stay."

    Rene Ogden, South Africa
  • "Comfortable break"

    16 December 2013

    "We took an overnight break on our way to Cape Town. Though we didn't get to meet the hosts but they had ensured we had a comfortable stay. Everything was ready and need thought of and taken care. Will stay again"

    Rajul Agrawal, South Africa
  • "Wonderful stay"

    10 December 2013

    "We had a wonderful stay but the unit had no hot water in the morning. Fair value for money"

    Rumesh Rajpal, South Africa
  • "Modern"

    12 August 2013

    "Modern Unit with all the amenities, disappointed that they messed up our booking. Was not too thrilled about the location of the Self catering units we ended in."

    Carey-Lee Taylor, South Africa
  • "Good value"

    13 July 2013

    "Very neat and clean. Good value. On very outskirt of town with view of veld. Very quiet and private. Nice and warm."

    Jacques Cronje, South Africa
  • "Great"

    04 April 2013

    "Great hosts, very clean, and a quiet place to overnight on the way to Cape Town. Just what we needed, a very good place to relax and sleep."

    Gonzalo Solares, Lesotho
  • "Fantastic"

    07 January 2013

    "A superb stay! Everything that we needed! Perfect."

    Gareth Joubert, South Africa
  • "Just what you need after a long day on the road!"

    07 January 2013

    "Clean, neat, beautiful, peaceful, away from the busy road but close enough!"

    Heidi Boersema, South Africa
  • "Wonderful overnight stay"

    17 May 2012

    "Most satisfactory stay! Accommodation spotless and facilities left nothing to be desired. Management very efficient and helpful. Would definitely stay there again if opportunity arose."

    allan peters, South Africa
  • "Brilliant"

    19 April 2012

    "The place was so beautifully decorated and sparkling clean! will definately be going back."

    kim case, South Africa
  • "One-night stay"

    16 April 2012

    "Lovely place. Room a bit small but lots of attention to detail. Stunning bedding."

    Bernadette Lewin-Daries, South Africa
  • "Pleasantly surprized"

    17 February 2012

    "Thank you, we enjoyed it. Our stay was lovely, quiet and very safe. We enjoyed every moment."

    Mari Klopper, South Africa
  • "Excellent stay"

    07 January 2012

    "Stayed overnight on the 5th of January. Hosts were very pleasant and unobtrusive. Beautiful and comfortable room. Would definitely stay again on my way through Beaufort West!"

    Michael West, South Africa
  • "Beautiful"

    13 December 2011

    "Beautifully decorated accommodation. The crisp modern décor makes you forget the long road you've travelled. We would definitely stop at Haus Holzaphel again!"

    Amelia Galloway, South Africa
  • "Nice"

    01 December 2011

    "Nice place."

    carlo ferrario, South Africa
  • "Awesome"

    17 October 2011

    "This is an awesome place to stay, highly recommended."

    Lilian Hadley, South Africa
  • "Nice place"

    12 October 2011

    "Tiny room, beautifully furnished and decorated. Not realy self-catering - only fridge and microwave, limited crockery and cutlery. We got real German coffee! We had a very interesting conversation with our host, Zwingli Holzapfel."

    Michel stroobants, Belgium
  • "Thank you"

    17 July 2011

    "Thank you for the warmest welcome! Loved the outside patio where we enjoyed supper together as a family. Will definitely visit you again and recommend you to friends."

    Deon Cronje, South Africa
  • "Friendly"

    07 July 2011

    "Die gasheer het ons vriendelik ontvang en gesorg dat daar na al ons behoeftes omgesien word. Uiters netjies en goed toegerus. Die sentrale lugversorging het gesorg dat ons snoesig kon slaap, terwyl dit buite ysig was. Ons kom definitief weer. The host gave us a friendly welcome and made sure that all our needs were catered for. Utterly neat and well equipped. The central temperature control unit helped us sleep soundly while it was freezing outside. We are definitely visiting again."

    Piet strydom, South Africa
  • "Haus Holzapfel"

    12 December 2010

    "Very comfortable and private. I was a little surprised that our room was not quite as luxurious as it seemed on the photographs. The breakfast was on the skimpy side. Overall our stay was quite comfortable."

    Anonymous,South Africa
  • "Great!"

    04 October 2010

    "Very tidy with nice decor, we will definitely return."

    stefan Venter,South Africa
  • "Lovely!"

    06 August 2010

    "A lovely little place and an ideal stop over. Absolutely lovely beds. A filter coffee machine added the extra touch to an already great place.We did think the breakfast was a little on the skimpy side, but other than that, I will definitely stay there again."

    Erika Van Dijkhorst,South Africa
  • "THANK YOU!!!!!"

    01 July 2010

    "Everything was great!!!!I'm sorry about my English. You are very kind people, and the apartment is beautiful.You think of every detail, I wish one day I will be able to came back!!I Will tell my people in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and my family in U.S.A about you!! Thank You very much!!!!Monica"

    Monica Quiroga,United States of America
  • "Lovely House"

    28 June 2010

    "This house was perfect!High quality furnishing and everything we needed was available.We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely recommend Haus Holzapfel.The extra long beds were fantastic as we are all quite tall."

    Madel Herbst,South Africa
  • "Recommended"

    21 April 2010

    "Thank you we enjoyed our sleep at your guest house and found it to be fantastically clean and comfortable, we certainly will recommend for anyone wanting to have a stop-over when travelling."

    Lisa Page,South Africa
  • "We enjoyed our stay."

    03 April 2010

    "Will pop inwhen we are travelling to Oudshoorn againfriendly welcomingThank you "

    Maritza Vorster,South Africa
  • "Haus Holzapfel, an excellent choice"

    10 March 2010

    "We ( Agnes Steen and husband ) enjoyed our stay at Haus Holzapfel in Beaufort West very well. We are very satisfied about the accommodation and we also enjoyed the quietand beautiful surroundings."

    Agnes steen,
  • "Friendly service"

    18 January 2010

    "We enjoyed the friendly service and the clean room. We have had bad experiences booking over the internet where things look great and once you pitch up it is your worst nigh mare, but we were very pleased to find the luxury."

    Helgardt Slabbert,South Africa
  • "Lovely Accomodation"

    05 January 2010

    "We enjoyed our night, and the place is lovely for children, with trampoline & jungle gym. Accommodation is comfortable and the fresh German filter coffee is awesome but the continental breakfast is just a bit disappointing."

    Tanya stander,South Africa
  • "hans hopfhauzel"

    04 January 2010

    "Really loved it. We got absolutely great service"

    Zain Mayet,South Africa
  • "Place is beautiful"

    25 December 2009

    "We enjoyed our stay over very much. Beautiful and neat house. Will definitely stay there again."

    Anonymous,South Africa
  • "Room was of the best."

    05 November 2009

    "Owners were very friendly and helpful.Breakfast very good."

    Johan Kruger,South Africa
  • "Delightful stay"

    19 October 2009

    "Our stay at Haus Holzapfel was delightful.Welcome comfortable accommodation to weary travellers.Thank you very much, the continental breakfast was wonderful and the coffee was a dream. "

    Christine Germishuys,South Africa
  • "Lovely stay"

    17 September 2009

    "We stayed in the King suite and had a lovely stay and a very warm welcome!"

    Annemarie de Greeff,South Africa
  • "All good."

    07 December 2008

    "The hosts are friendly and the room is very comfortable.Nice to have a swim in the pool after a long, hot drive. Wireless internet a great asset.Breakfast was okay - I would have enjoyed a bit of fruit though."

    Diane McCarthy,South Africa
  • "Very good"

    02 June 2008

    "We had a very good, comfortable and happy stay. Thank you!"

    Anonymous, South Africa
  • "Very good"

    02 June 2008

    "We had a very good, comfortable and happy stay. Thank you!"

    Anonymous,South Africa
  • "Really comfortable,"

    30 September 2007

    "friendly hosts, good value for money. We'll definitely stay here again."

    Philippa Lampert, South Africa
  • "Really comfortable,"

    30 September 2007

    "friendly hosts, good value for money.We'll definitely stay here again."

    Philippa Lampert,South Africa
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