Top 10 Self-Catering Accommodations In George, South Africa - Updated 2024

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A historical town that lies midway between Cape Town in the Western Cape and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, George has a rich history, evident in many of the town’s attractions. Sitting between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua Mountains, George has natural beauty all around it. Be it lakes or forests, this town offers everything you’ll want in an adventurous holiday. Given its location, it’s not surprising that outdoor leisure activities rank highly among George’s key attractions, which you can experience in trails like Doringriver Trail and Katriver Nature Reserve Path. Nature walks, birdwatching, hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, and horseback riding are all within a stone’s throw of the town. For a hassle-free vacation, come home to a place where you can cook your own meals. Check out our list of the top self-catering accommodations in George, South Africa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Three-bedroom house near golf estate (from USD 131)

This wonderful house near Kingswood Golf Estate offers picturesque views and is equipped with modern furniture. The living room contains a TV, which guests can use at all times. They can do their own laundry after a long day at the golf course, as a washer and a dryer are available. All three bedrooms come with comfortable beds and offer scenic views of the golf course. This house also has a heated outdoor swimming pool where guests can unwind after a long day.

There are three full bathrooms with tubs, so guests can relax when they want to. The kitchen has everything needed to prepare a quick meal or even a small feast.

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4.96 km (3.1 mi) from Redberry Farm
34 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy :

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great views from all rooms
lovely 3 bedroom home with swimming pool and views of the course
what a comfortable plce to stay the villa is a beautiful home with peaceful surroundings
villa was very clean and we received everything that was advertised and more the beds were amazing
it was beautiful spotlessly clean well appointed and provided much comfort excellent facilities
the owner also very generously provided two free games of golf plus cart
talana the manager and her staff were incredibly helpful and friendly
during the booking process the owner was most helpful and efficient at all times
was very helpful and we enjoyed working with her
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2. Out of Bounds Self-Catering Lodge (from USD 48)

Out of Bounds Self-Catering Lodge is nestled in the Western Cape area and boasts rooms with free Wi-Fi, barbecue facilities, private parking, and a garden. Each room in this property is equipped with all the basic amenities, including a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a full kitchen, and a private bathroom. Some of the popular attractions nearby include The Oakhurst Insurance George Arts Theatre and Garden Route Botanical Gardens.

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This property is only a 15-minute drive from the 800-year-old Outeniqua Yellowwood Big Tree in Woodville Forest (part of Garden Route National Park) just after the town of Hoekwil. The tree is 33 m (108.2 ft) high, and there are various animals in the forest for you to spot too.

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Out of Bounds Self-Catering Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 20 Voortrekker Street, Blanco
2.76 km (1.8 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities WiFi Available Free WiFi

3. Arbour1 Guesthouse (from USD 69)

Just a short drive away from Outeniqua Pass, this accommodation is a stunning property, boasting amazing facilities. Some of these facilities include a sun terrace, a private parking area, a swimming pool, a garden, and more. This property boasts a patio with views of the garden, a kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, a work desk, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and other modern amenities.

Garden Route Botanical Gardens, Oakhurst Insurance George Arts Theatre, and Outeniqua Transport Museum George are just some of the popular landmarks nearby the property.

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Arbour1 Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Arbour Road Heatherlands
6.65 km (4.2 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Ironing service

4. Alpine Inn (from USD 36)

Alpine Inn is a classic Cape Dutch-style house. It comes with a variety of rooms that guests can choose from. They can opt for either self-catering accommodation with full kitchens or go for the double rooms. Every morning, guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast in the breakfast room.

During their stay here, guests can indulge in an array of activities including strawberry picking or horseback riding. This property is ideal for couples. There is a swimming pool here, and there is free Wi-Fi in all rooms as well.

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Alpine Inn

Wifi Available

Address: No. 3 Montagu Street
2.38 km (1.5 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services

5. Cozy home with stunning views of the Outeniqua mountains (from USD 79)

Boasting gorgeous vistas of the vast mountain ranges from the veranda, this property ensures that guests will have beautiful memories when they stay here. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms at the property, which comfortably accommodate six guests. The kitchen is fully equipped, with a refrigerator, a microwave, and other modern equipment that guests can use to whip up some nice meals.

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9.09 km (5.7 mi) from Redberry Farm
1 review   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

6. Fairview Historic Homestead (from USD 67)

This property boasts elegantly designed rooms, with antique wood furnishings. Each of these units features a coffee maker, a private bathroom, and a flat-screen TV. Some of the rooms even come with a private garden or a cozy fireplace. A proper English breakfast, offered daily, can be savored on Fairview Historic Homestead’s outdoor terrace while taking in the encompassing views of the Outeniqua Mountains.

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Fairview Historic Homestead

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 36 Stander Street
8.74 km (5.5 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Breakfast in the room Free parking

7. Camello (from USD 72)

Camello is a fantastic property that is set close to attractions such as George Golf Club, Cape Palette Art & Picture Framing, Fairview Office Park, and George Museum. Each unit here features free internet, two bedrooms with a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a flat-screen TV. Barbecue facilities, a swimming pool, and off-site fishing and hiking activities are accessible to all the guests during their stay here.

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Wifi Available

Address: 15 Kameeldoring Close
4.95 km (3.1 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Hiking

8. Jamaed Court (from USD 48)

This self-catering accommodation is perfect for small families, couples, solo travelers, or even business travelers. Each unit here is tastefully decorated and is equipped with a kitchen with modern essentials, like a stove, microwave, and fridge, where you can cook your favorites. There are several cafes and restaurants nearby serving a range of cuisines. Herolds Bay Beach, George Museum, and Fairview Office Park are some of the attractions that are just a short drive away from the property.

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Jamaed Court

Wifi Available

Address: 11 York Street
6.11 km (3.8 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services BBQ facilities

9. DD’s GuestHouse

Situated close to some of the famous attractions in George, including Outeniqua Pass and Herolds Bay, this beautiful property features units that boast mountain and garden views. All the units here are fitted with a flat-screen TV, free internet, a full kitchen, and a private bathroom. There’s also a garden here that is accessible to all the guests, where they can walk around, breathe in fresh air, and relax.

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DD’s Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: 41A Napier Street
3.05 km (1.9 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

10. Aleph Cottage (from USD 74)

Aleph Cottage is a stunning property, boasting ocean views. Situated right on the beachfront, this cottage boasts a garden, a private beach area, and a restaurant. The property is adequately equipped with everything you’ll require during your stay, such as two bedrooms, a full kitchen, a seating area with a flat-screen TV, and two bathrooms. If one wishes to explore the area, hiking, snorkeling, and diving facilities are abundant in the vicinity.

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Aleph Cottage

Address: Unnamed Road
9.55 km (6.0 mi) from Redberry Farm

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

Make the most out of your stay in George

Kick back and enjoy the serene views and stunning outdoor leisure activities that this city boasts. George is a popular destination in the southern Cape and a key access point to the region’s other attractions. Book any of the top self-catering accommodations in George, South Africa, listed above, and have a wonderful holiday.

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