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Accommodation, Camping, Guest Houses and Holiday Resorts for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

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Aberdeen Municipal Caravan Park

Type: Tent & Caravan Park
GPS Co-ordinates: S -32.47451° E 24.06528°
Tel/Fax: 049 846 0014
Fax: 049 846 0174
Last edited: 2017/12/23

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Aberdeen Hunter’s Lodge

Type: Self Catering
Bed capacity: The lodge is ideal for groups or large families and accommodates up to 13 guests in 1 bedroom with twin single beds, a second room with three single beds, the third room with 4 single beds and the fourth room with 3 single beds.
Site facilities: On-site parking is available and the lodge also offers a garden and entertainment area with braai facilities.
Physical address: 5 Rawson Street
Contact: Deon or Petro Hurter
Cell: 084 541 2020/083 561 1056
E-mail: deonhurter@hotmail.com

Aberdeen Self Catering Guest House

Type:  Bikers Camping, Event Venue, Self Catering
Description: A welcoming farm-like atmosphere in the middle of the small historical Karoo town. The real guests here are the ducks, rabbits, chickens, cats and dogs who roams freely. We offer an air conditioned conference facility for up to 15 delegates as well as an event venue for small weddings, dinner events, family gatherings, reunions, kiddies parties and more.
Bed capacity: Our accommodation consists of 3 two-bedroom, self-catering, Karoo cottages.
On-site facilities: Pre-pitched tents and mattresses. Bush kitchen with basic cooking facilities. Coffee, Tea, Sugar and Milk. Private braai area. Safe parking for bikes next to tents. Bikers Camp offers enough space for 6 small tents and 6 bikes only. The camp has electricity as well as a private bush kitchen with a gas stove and washing facilities. Undercover parking behind a locked gate in front of each cottage is also provided.
Style: Small well-behaved pets are welcome by prior arrangement.
Physical address: 14 Andries Pretorius Street
GPS co-ordinates: South 32 28′ 22.8″ East 24 03′ 57.9″
Contact: Quintin or Frieda Strydom
Tel: 049 846 0138
Fax2Email: 086 538 8879
Cell: 082 799 0788
E-mail:  jurgens@aberdeenselfcatering.co.za
Last edited: 2017/12/23

Blue Door Café & Bed and Breakfast

Type: Bed and Breakfast, Coffee Shop
Physical address: 18 Voortrekker Street
Tel: 049 846 0205
Cell: 083 561 1056
E-mail: deonhurter@hotmail.com
Last edited: 2017/12/23

Die Dorpshuis, Aberdeen.

Type: Holiday Home, Self Catering.
Description: Die Dorpshuis was built in 1870, and for many years it was used as a “tuishuis” (a home away from home). It has been fully restored in 2019 to a quaint two-bedroom home away from home in its own right. Adorned with green shutters round the sash windows, wooden floors and high ceilings – it demonstrates a typical style popular in early Aberdeen when the Cape Dutch style and minimalism played a big role.
The vine arbor on the back stoep provides a tranquil setting to relax and escape from the busy city life. Guests can enjoy breakfast at the Kamdebo Padstal every morning.
Bed capacity: Die Dorpshuis offers two spacious bedrooms – providing accommodation for up to 4 guests. One with a king size bed and the second bedroom has twin beds, ideal for children. The rooms lead into an entrance hall, living room which has a retro couch, two comfortable chairs, a small dining room and a large fully equipped kitchen. The family bathroom has a generous walk-in shower.
On-site facilities: We supply braai packages on request for your convenience along with firewood and firelighters. Lunch or dinner can be ordered from your hosts in advance and enjoyed on the property. On arrival guests will be welcomed with a freshly baked farm-loaf and butter with homemade preserves. Secure parking. BBQ facilities. Daily housekeeping.
Style: Children of all ages are welcome.
Restrictions: No internet access available. Pets are not allowed. Non-smoking rooms.
Physical address: 8 Murray Street, Aberdeen, Karoo Hartland, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Tel: +27 49 846 0539
Cell: +27 83 321 5920
E-mail: info@aberdeendorpshuis.com
Last edited: 2020/07/09

Doorndraai Farm Stay.

Type: Self Catering
Bed capacity: Self catering 5 bedroom home.
Location: 21 km from town on the Willowmore Road
Contact: Dickie or Colleen Ogilvie
Tel: 049 848 0022
Cell: 082 415 9260
E-mail: ogilvie85@gmail.com

Kamdebo Self Catering

Type: Self Catering
Description: Secure parking, pets welcome by prior arrangement.
Physical address: 11 Grey Street
Contact: Sandra Boshoff
Fax2Email: 086 6 17 7346<
Cell: 082 923 1434
E-mail: kamdeboselfcatering@gmail.com

Karoo Moons Luxury Guest House, Aberdeen

Type: Guest House, Restaurant, Self Catering
Grading: 4 star.
Description: Karoo Moons is a luxury self catering guesthouse that offers you a splendid stay in the Karoo. Located in this historically-rich town, the guesthouse offers travellers a unique and memorable stay.
Bed capacity: The main house features 4 bedrooms, 4 en-suite bathrooms and communal kitchen and dining area. The bedrooms each contain an extra-length, king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with a shower. The communal kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, stove and oven. The 3 bedrooms in the cottage are each equipped with an extra-length, king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower.
Site facilities: Additional facilities include a braai area, Jacuzzi, TV, DStv, air-conditioning and secure parking on the premises.
Physical address: c/o Darling & Brand Streets
Contact: Tanya or Andre
Cell: 083 784 9006 / 082 417 7989
E-mail: info@karoomoons.com
Last edited: 2017/12/23

Karoo Secret Farm Stay, Aberdeen District.

Type: Guest Farm, Self Catering.
Description: Karoo Secret features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge, a garden and BBQ area in Aberdeen. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The property provides a shared kitchen and luggage storage space for guests.
Bed capacity: Accommodation at Karoo Secret farm stay is in the beautifully restored Manager’s House. Karoo Secret sleeps up to 6 guests in en-suite rooms, or 9 guests with a shared bathroom.
In-room facilities: The homestead has full kitchen facilities, an inviting lounge and dining area, and a spacious ‘voorstoep’.
On-site facilities: Meals by Prior arrangement only. Braai facilities and wood for one fire. Designated smoking area. Entire unit located on ground floor.
On-site activities: Karoo Secret is ideal for families, friends, cycling and hiking groups and anyone wishing to get away to relax and unwind. Live alongside everyday life on a working Karoo farm. Bird watching: blue cranes, owls, Cori bustards. Game sighting: Kudu, Steenbokkies, Duiker, Impalas, Springbok and Star gazing.
Style: Children of all ages are welcome.
Restrictions: Pets by prior arrangement. No internet access available.
Location: Located on the legendary “Plains of the Camdeboo” in the Aberdeen district. Conveniently situated between Aberdeen and Beaufort West, Karoo Secret is easily accessible, 6 km off the main road on the R61.
GPS Co-ordinates: 32°29’17.2″S 23°33’01.3″E
Contact: Chris and Margot Hayward.
Cell: +27 82 819 4232
E-mail: karoosecret1@gmail.com
Last edited: 2022/01/12

Pagel House, Aberdeen

Type: Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering
Description: Pagel House, originally known as Claremont House, was first owned by R.C. Logie Junior, a wealthy, ostrich feather trader, before being bought by zoo and circus owner, Frank Wilke, and was renamed Pagel House. Built in 1897 during the ostrich and wool boom, Pagel House reflects the era when Aberdeen flourished as a thriving, farming town.
Bed capacity: 5 en-suite bedrooms
Restrictions: Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at the establishment.
Physical address: 17 Stockenstroom Street
Contact: Lyn Dugmore.
Tel/Fax: 049 846 0611
Cell: 072 170 3914
E-mail: pagelhouse17@gmail.com
Last edited: 2017/12/23

Stockdale Karoo Farm, Aberdeen

Type: Guest Farm, Horse Riding, Hunting, Mountain Biking, Self Catering, Trout and Bass Fishing, Wing Shooting
Description: Stockdale farm has a rich and vibrant history which goes back to the early 1800’s. The farm was founded and acquired in 1856 by Sir Andries Stockenström
Bed capacity: Our guest house sleeps a total of 11 people (3 double beds and 5 single beds). We have 2 en-suite bathrooms, 2 other bathrooms and a separate loo. All linen is provided and the kitchen has a gas stove, microwave and dishwasher. It is also fully equipped with all the relevant utensils you may require. Our beautiful cottage sleeps a maximum of two people. It has a fully equipped kitchen and a separate braai unit. It has it’s very own living room as well as en-suite bathroom.
Location: 1km off N9.
Contact: David Glennie
Cell: 078 478 8208
E-mail: info@stockdale.co.za
Last Edited: 2017/12/23

The Homestead Guest House

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Description: Dinner requirements to be arranged when booking, light meals can be served during the day with prior arrangement, swimming pool, historical house built in the early 1820’s on the farm Brakkefontein.
Physical address: 21 Church Street
Contact: Lan or Mike.
Tel/Fax: 049 846 0612
Cell: 083 228 5331 / 083 681 5346
E-mail: homestead@aberdeen-sa.co.za

Tohito Bed & Breakfast.

Type: Bed and Breakfast
On-site facilities: Additional meals are served on request, secure off-road garage parking.
Postal address: PO Box 106, Aberdeen, 6270.
Physical address: 3 Porter Street
Contact: Basil & Mabel Joubert.
Tel: 049 846 0400
Cell: 082 728 9718
E-mail: tohito@aberdeen.org.za

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Coffee Shops, Restaurants and  Take Aways for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Arts Café

Type: Coffee shop
Physical address: Andries Pretorius Street

Kamdebo Stall.

Type: Coffee Shop, Deli, Farm Stall, Gift Shop, Take Aways
Description: Mohair products available
Location: The Cross N9/R61
Contact: Sandra Boshoff
Tel: 049 846 0539
Cell: 082 923 1434

Lemon And Lime

Type: Restaurant, Take-aways
Physical address: 18b Voortrekker Street
Contact: Deon & Petro.
Cell: 084 541 2020 / 083 561 1056

Suikerpot Coffee and Gift Shop, Aberdeen

Type: Coffee Shop, Gift Shop
Tel: 049 846 0119

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Arts, Crafts & Books for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Aberdeen Books & Crafts, Aberdeen

Description: Pre-read books, craft supplies & free scrapbooking lessons.
Physical address: 4 Meintjies Street

Art’s Café, Aberdeen

Description: Paintings, sculptures, bronze art & other art pieces.
Physical address: Andries Pretorius Street

Carlos Garcez, Aberdeen

Description: Quality decorated ostrich eggs using specialised methods & themes.
Physical address: 21 Rabie Street

Marguerite Beneke.

Description: Handcrafted kiln-fused glass artwork
Physical address: Hope Street

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Adventure and Sport for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Aberdeen Golf Club.

Type: Golf Course
Postal address: PO Box 174, Aberdeen, 6270.
Physical address: Hope Street
Location: On the N9 between Graaff-Reinet and Willowmore. 55kms south of Graaff-Reinet.
Tel: 049 848 0020 (could be 049 846 0489/0290
Fax: 049 846 0751 (could be 049 846 0697)
Cell: 082 680 5678
E-mail:  ibkaberdeen@gmail.com (could be ppharris@cybertrade.co.za )

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Community Services for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Aberdeen Lions Club.

Description: Club meetings: Aberdeen Club, Rabie Street, 3rd Fri at 19:00
Postal address: PO Box 90, Aberdeen, 6270.
Contact: Charlie Fitzhenry
E-mail: cfitz@worldonline.co.za

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About Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

  • A small town in the Sarah Baartman District Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
  • Laid out on the farm Brakkefontein as a settlement of the Dutch Reformed Church in 1856, it became a municipality in 1858.
  • Situated on the Camdeboo plains of the Eastern Karoo.
  • It is named after Aberdeen in Scotland, birthplace of the Reverend Andrew Murray of Graaff-Reinet, relieving minister.
  • On the N9 between Graaff Reinet and the Garden Route
  • The district is renowned for its wool and mohair, being the largest mohair producing area in the country.
  • Karoo lamb is famous throughout South Africa for the distinctive taste of the meat, attributed to the unique Karoo grazing.
  • The town is a treasure chest of Victorian architecture with many of the houses dated before 1890
  • Aberdeen has been declared an Architectural Conservation town.
  • There are 38 Aberdeens worldwide.

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Neighbouring towns for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Aberdeen Road 39km, Beaufort West 139km, Graaff-Reinet 55km, Willowmore 124km

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Tourism for Aberdeen, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Aberdeen Publicity and Tourism Office.

Type: Tourism Office
Description: A community organisation comprised of volunteers dedicated to promoting the delights of this small Karoo town. At present, we do not have a physical office in town, but our hardworking volunteers are happy to assist visitors to the town with information on accommodation and activities.
Tel: 049 846 0067
Cell: 082 571 0571
E-mail: aberdeeninfo1@gmail.com

Aberdeen Publicity Association.

Tel: 049 846 0174
E-mail: info@aberdeen.co.za
Last edited: 2017/12/23

Aberdeen Tourist Information Office.

Tel: 049 846 0014
Fax: 049 846 0174

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