Introduction to Drakensberg Guest Houses
The Guest Houses of the Central and Northern Drakensberg and the surrounding area are internationally renowned. Popular options:
List of Central and Northern Drakensberg Guest Houses
This Guest Farm, located in the Central Drakensberg. This venue offers self-catering accommodation in a spacious apartment that forms part of a large farmhouse. From here, you can admire spectacular views and enjoy a peaceful getaway.
This guest house a three-bedroom house situated in the South African village of Winterton. But Winterton is the gateway to the Central Drakensberg. So this guest house has access to all of the exciting experiences of the Drakensberg and surrounds. Furthermore, this holiday home offers an outdoor pool and guests can also relax in the garden.
River Crossing has fourteen stylish and romantic bedrooms, all en-suite, sleeping 28. Firstly, four, two-bedroom self-catering suites. Secondly, a self-contained four-bed-roomed Villa and two Bed and Breakfast bedrooms in the Management Villa.
All of the above guest houses are in close vicinity to the myriad of adventure and cultural activities of the Central and Drakensberg.
What are guest houses
Guest houses tend to be bigger than ‘bed and breakfast’ accommodation venues. Furthermore, they typically offer breakfast included in the room rate. Also, some licensed to serve alcoholic beverages. Guesthouses range from low-budget rooms to luxury flats. Moreover, they tend to be like boutique hotels. Hotels are often impersonal. Some people find them intimidating, Guest houses have character and are often more welcoming.
In South Africa to get a star grading a guest house has to meet certain minimum requirements.
In order to achieve any star grading guest houses need to have in place correct full public liability Guest House insurance.
Minimum Requirements set out and define the lowest quality standard demanded throughout each area of the establishment, and it will be these areas that will be selected for review. For example, a description, under Housekeeping reads: All rooms, venues, fittings, furniture and equipment should be kept clean and well maintained.