Inn in Rhodes South Africa
Walkerbouts Inn Rhodes Eastern Cape South Africa Country Retreat Lodgings Accommodations
Contact: Dave Walker
Address: P.O. Box 15, Rhodes 9787, South Africa
Telephone: 045 974 9290
Fax: 045 974 9306
village is 1860m above sea level and is 16km due south of the Kingdom of
Lesotho. It is surrounded by the towns of Maclear, Ugie and Elliot
that lie below the nearby
The streams and rivers are home to rainbow and brown trout as well as indigenous species such as the small and largemouth yellowfish, both great sport fish that can be caught on a fly. The Wild Trout Association was founded in 1991 and has its headquarters at Walkerbouts. Fishing can be arranged on more than 200km of running water within an hour's drive of Rhodes that is located at the geographical centre of the fishery. Some other attractions in the area include:
General Information: Walkerbouts Inn is a spacious haven adjacent to the site of the first hotel that was built in the historic village of Rhodes, South Africa. Rhodes is situated at the southernmost tip of the Drakensberg mountain range, 16km due south of the border with the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. It's relaxed and hospitable atmosphere makes it a home-from-home.
Walkerbouts has six en suite bedrooms tastefully decorated with bold colours and furnishings to suit. Four of the bedrooms have showers and two have baths. It is one of only ten houses in Rhodes which can boast of having Eskom electricity and one of five dwellings which has satellite TV reception!
The dining room and lounge are heated by an open fire-place as well as an anthracite heater. The cosy pub, whose walls could tell many, many stories if only they could talk, also has two wood-fired pizza ovens providing an alternative and adding another dimension to the wholesome country fare served in the dining room. More specialised victuals such as vegetarian meals can be prepared by prior arrangement.
Payment Accepted: Cash, e-transfer, cheque or by card on a mini-ATM.
Rates: (Prices quoted in RSA Rand).
R255-395/person/night on a sharing