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10 Self-Catering Accommodations In Parys, South Africa - Updated 2021

self catering accommodation in parys

Deriving its name from the Afrikaans translation of Paris, and situated on the banks of the Vaal River just one hour outside the city of Johannesburg is this friendly picturesque town, Parys. While here, you can sample an assortment of adventure activities, such as golfing, skydiving and fishing but nothing beats a visit to the Vredefort Dome, the place where the remains of The Vredefort crater which is the largest verified impact crater on Earth is located. In order to make your stay enjoyable, we went out there and made you a list of great self-catering accommodations in Parys. Check them out below.

1. Charming country home (from USD 138)

Looking to take a group vacation? Reivilo House is a quaint country house with tasteful interiors that offers comfortable self-catering accommodation. The lovely old house that is conveniently located, has a beautiful outdoor patio where you can sit and enjoy the afternoon shade, a well maintained front garden and garaged parking. Two of the bedrooms are fitted with double beds, while the third one is fitted with two, three-quarter beds. The house has two bathrooms and there is air-con in the living room and master bedroom, and fans in all the other bedrooms. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove, where guests can cook their meals.

Reivilo House, charming country home
Parys, Free State, South Africa
47 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the gorgeous christmas tree in the dining room was of course the cherry on the cake :)
master bedroom very spacious soft towels and all amenities one needs for a comfortable countryside stay
you can expect a beautiful home lots of space beautiful big garden kitchen with everything you need
so clean and beautifully decorated
clean beautiful house and beautifully decorated
the apartment was very clean and well furnished and there is a lot of space
the house was sparkling clean and beautifully decorated and the rooms are spacious
the home display a clean calm and relaxed atmosphere
marthinus was an absolute fantastic host
hosts were lovely and very helpful
excellent and helpful hosts
marthinus is a fantastic host
marthinus is a wonderful host and made sure you enjoyed your stay
definite recommendation for a quiet weekend away with friends or family
great place to stay for the weekend
our stay in marthinus's place was absolutely lovely
marthinus' place is truly charming we spent a wonderful weekend in parys
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2. Beautiful house next to a river (from USD 80)

Are you a historic buff? Then look forward to a great stay at the Victorian house especially as you sit in the small library room and browse through the books. Located in a safe neighborhood, this old-fashioned house is just five minutes to restaurants such as the O’s and Hoi Polloi, and to the main street of Pary. While here, you get to watch birds and maybe get to identify a few of them from reading the birdlife books in the library. This self-catering Victorian house with beautiful antique finishing and warm cozy beds with linen beddings is located in a quiet, safe neighborhood with trees around it creating a homely feel. It has a fully equipped kitchen.

Victorian On Vaal | The House
Parys, Free State, South Africa
29 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice to sit in the small library room and browse the books
the check in was seamless place was clean and looked as advertised
nonetheless the hosts were efficient and accommodated out need for a camping cot for our baby
located a mere short stroll from town this spacious establishment is perfectly situated close to the restaurants and shops
close to everything parys has to offer highly recommended
wonderful house in walking distance to lovely shops and restaurants
great location in parys and definitely value you for money
amazing place to stay at
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3. Homely cottage in Parys

Accommodating six guests is the charming, fully equipped and self-catering French Affaire. The three-bedroom guest house features a master en-suite bedroom with a master bed and two bedrooms each with two single beds and a shared bathroom with luxurious linens and cotton towels. French Affaire has a separate private living room as well as a well-equipped kitchen that walks out onto a courtyard where you can roast meat at the fire pit/braai.

French Affaire | Parisian Retreat
Parys, Free State, South Africa
4 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
best host best place to relax
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4. Luxurious three-bedroom on a golf estate (from USD 230)

Located on the Vaal De Grace Golf Estate is this lovely self-catering three-bedroomed guest house. Each bedroom at Golfer’s View is en-suite, has air conditioning and a ceiling fan. There is an open-plan dining room in the spacious, fully equipped kitchen and guests can choose to smoke some meat and have a beer or two at the enclosed braai area especially on chilly nights.

282 Golfer's View | Vaal de Gráce Golf Estate
Parys, Free State, South Africa
11 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an awesome way to see in the new year great accommodation and facilities
lovely well equipped housefriendly host
warm and inviting host
fantastic place to stay with a great host
perfect location to relax and catch up with friends and family
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5. Exquisite cottage in the heart of Parys (from USD 30)

Silver Linings Guest Cottage is beautifully decorated and it has all the conveniences you would need for a self-catering stay in Parys. The bedroom is en-suite with a shower and bath, equipped with a queen-size bed, beautifully clothed in Egyptian cotton. You can cook a storm in the fully equipped kitchen that forms part of an exquisite lounge, and enjoy wine from the private little wine cellar or complimentary sherry as you peruse through a book in the mini library. The bathroom has both a shower and a bath and it is fully equipped with fluffy and luxurious towels for guests to use. The day bed outside is ideal for guests who want to laze in the sun and you can use the braai in the gazebo if you want to have a barbecue.

Silver Linings Cottage

Address: 33A Boom Street
Price: from 30 USD

Board games/puzzles Invoice provided Parking Security alarm Air conditioning Private parking Non-smoking rooms 24-hour security

6. Luxurious self-catering villa (from USD 276)

Located on the Vaal de Gráce Golf Estate, is a luxurious self-catering cabin. The four-bedroomed child-friendly family home has two of its bedrooms located upstairs and the other two downstairs. The comfy beds are dressed in luxurious linens and electric blankets are provided for chilly evenings. While here, you can take a walk and relax on the banks of the Vaal River which is just a stone throw away or tee off at the 18 hole championship Nick Price golf course. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and has a dishwasher and washing machine.

381 on Grace | Vaal De Gráce Golf Estate
Parys, South Africa
4 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the house is very spacious neat and very clean
the house has great natural light it’s clean and exceeded expectations
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7. Charming cottage on the riverfront (from USD 59)

Live within a walking distance to the river, take long walks along the river banks or listen to the flow of the river at night in this charming cottage. The cottage has two spacious bedrooms, the main bedroom is fully en-suite with a double bed and the second room has two single beds. The Kitchen is fully equipped for all your self-catering needs. There are a cozy lounge and a large dining area. Guests can enjoy a warm romantic evening on the canvas enclosed patio and braai or go river rafting.

Cosy cottage in the heart of Parys
Parys, Free State, South Africa
25 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the cottage is clean safe and secure
if cleanliness is important to you do not be concerned at cands her place was spectacularly clean
carol knows the town very well is very friendly and runs a clean and comfortable space
unit is nicely sized clean and has everything you could possibly need for a weekend away
it was comfortable clean private easily accessible and was close to most things to do in parys
carol is an absolutely amazing host
she was such a great host and had great suggestions of restaurants to visit and places to see
carol our host was so wonderful and looked after us so well
an unforgettable experience felt at home beautiful unit a very warm host
there was a very warm and generous reception from the hosts
great location in parys- close to the river close to the park-run and close to the main road
great stay close to everything in parys
a great place to stay in and experience parys
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8. Charming two-bedroom close to the river

End your day in this beautiful self-catering two-bedroom apartment that is a short walk from the main street of Parys and five minutes from the Vaal river. Its beautifully decorated master ensuite has a double bed while the second bedroom has two single beds and a bathroom. All rooms feature luxurious linens. You can fix a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen or enjoy a drink as you braai in the private braai area. Free WiFi, Netflix and a lock up garage are provided and on those lazy mornings, you can request breakfast at an additional cost.

Villa 16
Parys, Free State, South Africa
4 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Modern self-catering Parys apartment

Braai with friends in the large private garden or cozy up at the private fire pit with a loved one in this private self-catering apartment. The one-bedroom consists of a comfy queen-size bed with clean linen beddings, the kitchen is fully equipped with cutlery, a microwave and a fridge and you can walk out to the Braai. Next to the flat-screen TV is the Play Station 3 and thus, you can enjoy a game or two. Netflix and DVD’s are also provided. The apartment is in a very safe street and it is just three blocks from the beautiful river town of Parys.

Arty,Modern private self-catering Parys apartment
Parys, Free State, South Africa
57 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

10. Self-catering cottage with ample parking (from USD 19)

Hoek Hayes provides peace and tranquility right in the heart of Parys. This self-catering facility has two units to choose from, each with a fully equipped kitchen, tiled surfaces flat-screen TV and a microwave. The cottage can accommodate families of two adults and two children while the cozy corner home can host four to six adults. Outside, there is plenty of space where guests can cycle and a garden and braai facilities where you can enjoy a meal with friends. A double, covered parking is also provided.

Parys awaits you

There are different kinds of travelers, the one who picks a bag, chooses a destination from his bucket list and goes out there, collecting friends along the way. Then there is the traveler who travels with his friends and family. If you are this kind of traveler, then book one of these beautiful self-catering homes in Parys and you and your family/friends can have a great time fixing that sumptuous dinner.

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