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About Van Zylsrus Hotel

Situated on the banks of the dry Kuruman River, Van Zylsrus Hotel was previously known as the Gemsbok Hotel but has been fully restored and offers guests a comfortable stay in this boutique hotel.

Guests have a choice of staying in one of six en-suite rooms, a Family Room or the lovely Honeymoon Suite. Three of the en-suite rooms are furnished with double beds and have full bathrooms; and the other three have single beds and bathrooms with showers only. The Family Room is furnished with a double and two single beds, and also has an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. The Honeymoon Suite has a private garden with an outdoor heated shower and is furnished with a double bed. All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioners, TVs, hairdryers and tea and coffee facilities.

Guests can enjoy their meals in the beautiful dining room or on the spacious patio where the arid Kalahari heat is tamed by several outdoor mist coolers. On those hot days, guests can also cool down around the swimming pool or sip a cocktail in the shallow water or at the bar. At night guests can enjoy good wine and a tasty braai around a crackling fire in the private boma under the stars. Weary travellers can also go for a massage from a qualified therapist to add to the relaxation.

The hotel has a conference facility that caters for a minimum of 10 delegates and can double as a rendezvous for a team building weekend. The curio shop will also tempt guests to buy a reminder of their stay, which has been created by local Kalahari inhabitants.

Spa: Weary travellers can have a relaxing massage after a long day of driving.

Conference Venues: There are conference facilities for a minimum of 10 delegates.

Romantic: The lovely Honeymoon Suite has a private garden and a heated outdoor shower.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 10 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 28 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Double Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 3 Each room is furnished with a comfortable king-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower. The rooms... see more Features:  King beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Hair Dryer
    from $56 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Single or Twin Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 3 Air-conditioned for comfort, these rooms are furnished with two comfortable single beds and have en-suite bathrooms with... see more Features:  En-suite, Shower only, Air-Conditioning, Single beds, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more En-suite, Shower only, Air-Conditioning, Single beds, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Hair Dryer
        from $56 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Family Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Comfortably furnished with a King-size and twin beds, this room is ideal for a family and has an en-suite bathroom with... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more Twin beds, King beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Hair Dryer
            from $56 For 2 guests
            • Adults
              • Honeymoon Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Opening onto a private garden, the suite is furnished with a comfortable King-size bed and has a heated outdoor shower.... see more Features:  King beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Balcony/patio, Outdoor shower, Television see more King beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Balcony/patio, Outdoor shower, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Hair Dryer, Garden views
                from $68 For 2 guests
                • Adults

                  Reviews for Van Zylsrus Hotel

                  28 guest reviews Reviews of

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                  Forika Meissenheimer
                  01 March 2020

                  Ons het elke oomblik by die verblyf geniet. Ons is vriendelik ontvang, heerlik geeet en die verblyf was baie goed.

                  Ren Cilliers
                  17 January 2020

                  The people,the food,the room , the environment,elect.plugs at your safe carport,etc contributed to another very pleasant stay

                  Christopher Willis
                  06 January 2020

                  Very friendly staff and a really special hotel in the Kalahari. Attention to detail in the artwork is amazing. Will definitely stay there again. Excellent tar road from Kuruman and Hotazel.

                  Marinda Steyn
                  30 December 2019

                  Nice people and nice food...alot of flies and mosquitos....very hot area

                  andre Lombard
                  23 December 2019

                  If you go near this town you have to stay at this beautiful hotel it is an experience....

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                  Van Zylsrus Hotel is 0.2km from the centre of Van Zylsrus , the nearest airport 191.8km (Upington Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling