Welcome to Clarens Retreat

Clarens Self Catering Group Accommodation

LONG STAY RATES

For stays of 7 days or more, a discount of 20% will be applied to the Seasonal Rates.

GROUP RATES

In the event of all units being booked by the same group, a group discount of 15% will be applied to the Seasonal Rates.

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Clarens Retreat Guesthouse, is situated in the idyllic Village of Clarens which, at 1850m above sea level, is the highest habitable village in the Free State and third highest in South Africa.

Accommodation is offered in six stylishly decorated and fully equipped self-catering units, which are each able to accommodate from 2 to 6 guests with a maximum of 18 guests at any given time. To keep the chill at bay during a cold and sometimes snowy winter, units are either equipped with under-carpet heating or log-fuelled fireplaces.

Although our units are equipped for guests who prefer to self-cater, we offer an extensive Room Service Menu which includes breakfasts, dinners, braai salads and treats for special occasions.

Clarens boasts a large variety of restaurants, authentic shops and art galleries, many of which operate from historic buildings dating back to the early 1900s. The Titanic Rock, an impressive buttress guards the entrance to Clarens and was named the same year the Titanic sank, which coincidentally is also the same year Clarens was proclaimed a Village.

Golden Gate Highlands National park is situated 17km to the east and, apart from its sheer beauty and impressive mountains, is home to Massospondylus fossils dating back more than 180 million years ago.

Visit Clarens simply to rest, shop, or dine, or pursue specific interests like visiting Heritage Sites, Anglo-Boer War sites, palaeontology or Bushman rock-art…Clarens simply has it all!

Our Rooms

From TripAdvisor

Awesome stay
It was awesome to have stayed in a place that we received so much personal attention. The room was stunning and clean and everything worked as advertised. My only tip is to maybe create more personal space between units regarding sound and outdoor seating. We loved the garden and keep up the good work. Hope to seen your retreat yearly.- Gauteng, South Africa. 3 February 2018

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