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About Bloemhof Karoo

Bloemhof Karoo is a historic home, once owned by Professor Christiaan Barnard. This bed and breakfast rests graciously amongst kopjes on a working farm in the malaria-free Northern Cape, Great Karoo.

With three guest rooms and three bathrooms, the house can comfortably sleep up to eight guests.
The Oxwagon Room is a romantic spacious room for a couple, but can also comfortably accommodate 2 children. There are two dining rooms and a sunroom, where guests have the opportunity for privacy or communal enjoyment. Guests can relax in the lounge, where there is a well-stocked bar.

The lounge opens onto a protected braai area. the farmstead has a wonderful wrap-around Stoep. There are seating areas outside under enormous pepper trees, and guests can refresh themselves in the farm swimming facilities.."swemdam".
The Blue Room is situated in quaint farm outbuilding behind the farmstead, and is ideal for a family, or guests travelling with pets.

The bed and breakfast provides a range of activities, including a 40 minute guided Karoo walk, game drives on an adjoining private game reserve, picnics and sundowners. Great Hiking and cycling opportunities...fully supported.

Safari: Hikes or game drives where one can see more than 2000 head of antelope roaming. Few intensive conservation breeding programmes. Rare antelope. Indian black Buck. Bison. Game viewing on bicycles.

Wedding Venues: Beautiful Chapel at the Lodge - can take 80 guests in Chapel. BloemhofKaroo and other Lodge on the property can accommodate 32 guests; plenty of accommodation in Richmond for extra guests, 25km from BloemhofKaroo.

Conference Venues: Ideal for small think tanks/company retreats. Accommodate 8 -12people - have basic business facilities.

Family friendly: Families can enjoy all farmyard animals, game drives, walking, cycling, rare antelope breeding programmes nearby.

Romantic: Candlelit, roaring fires, stargazing, romantic in every manner. Private dining facilities for all guests. Ideal for Honeymoon Guests.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Booking is essential.
Reservations are not confirmed until deposit has been paid.
100% deposit required to confirm reservation.
Confirmed reservation cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival will be charged in full.
Rates are subject to changes without prior notice.
Reservations will be released automatically and without...
Booking is essential.
Reservations are not confirmed until deposit has been paid.
100% deposit required to confirm reservation.
Confirmed reservation cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival will be charged in full.
Rates are subject to changes without prior notice.
Reservations will be released automatically and without prior notice if these payment conditions are not met.
Please advise Reservations at the time of booking of any dietary requirements, special occasions and any other preferences
Children of all ages are welcome.
Well behaved pets are also welcome!
RATES INCLUDES:

Accommodation
B&B
Tea and coffee
VAT


RATES EXCLUDES:

Curio shop purchases
All beverages
Lunch Dinner
Laundry
Gratuities.
Game Drive
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Availability and pricing

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  • Aloe Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Twin beds, prettily and comfortably furnished.Percale linen and down duvets.Ensuite bathroom. Features:  En-suite, Shower only, Single beds, Heater, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
    from R1930 For 2 guests
    • Adults
      • Barnard Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only This is a gorgeous bedroom with a queen-sized bed, air-conditioned, en-suite bathroom. Lovely view looking across... see more Features:  Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Air-Conditioning see more Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        from R2296 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • The Oxwagon Suite Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only The spacious air-conditioned room has a queen-size bed and single brass bed. Additional single bed can be added for... see more Features:  Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Air-Conditioning, Fireplace see more Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Air-Conditioning, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
            from R2790 For 2 guests
            • Adults
              • The Blue Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Blue Room is situated in the quaint farm outbuildings behind the farmstead. Slightly rustic but perfectly comfortable... see more Features:  Twin beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Fan see more Twin beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
                from R2890 Room rate
                • Adults

                  Reviews for Bloemhof Karoo

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                  Helen Wilson
                  20 December 2017

                  Quiet and elegant historical home. Well run by friendly staff.

                  Linda
                  04 January 2016

                  Our first impressions were formed when we arrived to be greeted by Myre and Steven, waiting on the verandah for us. Myre showed us to our room, explained everything to us so we were well informed. We stayed in the Oxwagon room which was large and comfortable. The whole establishment was beautifully furnished and exceptionally clean and tidy. Dinner was superb! Late at night we went for a walk. The night sky was breathtakingly awesome! The multitude of visible stars and galaxies were truly awe inspiring! We shall visit this beautiful, well run little heavenly spot with its heavenly grandeur as...
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                  Mr cloete
                  14 January 2015

                  I had a good stay at Bloemhof Karoo. The staff were friendly and the service was good. The food was delicious. I would recommend them to others.

                  Barnard
                  14 January 2015

                  I had a pleasant stay. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and neat. I will recommend them to others.

                  Sonnekus Smit
                  22 December 2014

                  Bloemhof Karoo is definitely a 5 star stay. Everything was perfect. Awesome atmosphere and people. I highly recommend them to others.

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                  Bloemhof Karoo is 32.3km from the centre of Richmond - Northern Cape , the nearest airport 309.7km (George Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling