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Tarantula Guest House

Jaagvlakte Street, Calvinia 8190 South Africa
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#2 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Calvinia
Our fully furnished units feature a luxurious king size bed and a couch that can accommodate a child. Baby cots will be made available on demand. Air-conditioning and electric blankets will ensure a good night's rest no matter the weather. A fully fitted kitchen and dining area enable guests to cater for themselves, as well as an open-plan living area with DSTV and a built-in braai. Nowhere else is the starry sky so clear, the air so fresh and the silence so apparent. We offer you the unique opportunity to break away from your everyday routine and experience a piece of nature up close and personal.
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Jaagvlakte Street, Calvinia 8190 South Africa
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Springbokki3 wrote a review May 2021
Melkbosstrand, South Africa221 contributions23 helpful votes
Our first visit here and we were pleasantly surprised at how neat and clean the facilities were. Everything you need to make your stay comfortable and very friendly owners. Thanks you for making us feel at home.
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Date of stay: November 2020
Eddie P wrote a review Nov 2020
37 contributions5 helpful votes
Wow, wow, wow. Brilliant place- huge open plan with stunning views over the mountains and everything you need. Top quality glasses, crockery, cutlery- everything. Really home away from home. Shower was amazing wish we could have this at every accommodation venue. Only negative was we only stayed a day could have spent more time here Worth a stop.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Mike4462 wrote a review Oct 2020
Cape Town Central, South Africa243 contributions90 helpful votes
We had a warm welcome, and were shown to our immaculate air-conditioned accommodation. We had a lovely braai and relaxed on the soft green lawn. Our hosts went the extra mile to pick up our meat from the local butcher for us. There is a swimming pool, but is unfortunately only for use for one of the chalets. A perfect place to stay overnight, or even a few days.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Jaco vd M wrote a review Sep 2020
Pretoria, South Africa4 contributions
Amazing stay, truly feels like home away from home. Private unit with ample space and the facilities were clean and modern. DSTV and wifi with small modern kitchen, bath and shower. Location is great, near shops and local restaurants and the view was stunning. I would recommend it to anyone any day. Would stay here again in a heartbeat
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
SouthAfricaAbroad wrote a review Aug 2020
Cape Town, South Africa93 contributions47 helpful votes
We needed to break our journey from Cape Town to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park recently and chose Calvinia as a logical destination. When searching for suitable self catering accommodation I found Tarantula Guest House which seemed to have all we needed including very good TripAdvisor Reviews which we always consult before booking any destination we have not experienced before. What a wonderful “find”! Spotlessly clean, well appointed, well equipped and very comfortable chalets provided the perfect stop over. We will repeat this when we next travel to the Kgalagadi.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
South AfricaNorthern CapeCalvinia
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tarantula Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Tarantula Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Calvinia Museum (0.4 km), Calvinia Post Box (0.6 km), and Tankwa Camino (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tarantula Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Tarantula Guest House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Tarantula Guest House?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Tarantula Guest House?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tarantula Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Die Blou Nartjie Gastehuis en Restaurant, Mile 250 Steakhouse, and Die Ou Lady.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tarantula Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Tarantula Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Calvinia.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tarantula Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.