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Aqua View Riverside Guesthouse

Location & Contact Details
Address: 1 Paulsen Street
Parys
Free State
South Africa
Contact : Caron
Local Tel : 016-3711353
INT Tel : +27-16-3711353
Cell : 082-4759491

Aqua View Riverside Guest House is nestled on the Vaal River, in the heart of the beautiful tourist town of Parys. Situated next to the entrance of the Parys Golf & Country Estate and located near the hub of activities.

We are within walking distance of the famous Bree/Water Street renowned forthe antique shops, quaint little places and restaurants. You may even want to bring your 'fur kids' with, given that we are a pet friendly establishment. You can shop to your hearts content and return to the quiet, serene surroundings of Aqua View Riverside Guest House.

You can either book a private room or you can book the whole house for your family/friends/colleagues to enjoy. We have 4 double rooms and 2 family rooms all with en-suite bathrooms, 5 of which have their own private entrance. We can sleep 16 guests comfortably and up to 18 guests maximum. We offer spacious and comfortable accommodation with a tasteful flair of modern elegance at affordable prices. All rooms have DSTV, wall heaters, electric blankets, a coffee station, toiletries, fan, fridge which includes a honesty bar. On request an English breakfast is available. Dinner can be arranged on request by prior arrangement with your booking.

The available facilities on the premises include a African Boma, Braai, Lapa, Pizza Oven and a fully stocked bar area. Aqua View Riverside Guest House is ideal for a Romantic Getaway, Businessman, Conferences, Weddings, Bachelors, Bachelorettes and Family Gatherings. If you would like to have your own braai you can order all your side dishes from our "Boere" kitchen.

After warming up on our private chipping green along the river you can go out with confidence to play your 18 holes at Parys Golf & Country Estate or Vaal de Grace just around the corner with our affordable golfing and accommodation packages available on request.

Our conference centre offers a wide variety of personalised packages to suit your company or group.

We also host small weddings accommodating up to 80 guests on the grounds. Aqua View Riverside Guesthouse will be available to accommodate the Bride and Groom with their immediate family.

Parys offers visitors an opportunity to experience a wide range of outdoor activities such as:

  • River Rafting
  • Archery
  • Paintball
  • Quad biking
  • Zip Line
  • Abseiling
  • Lion/Cheetah visits
  • Skydiving

For the less adventurous, guests can enjoy:

  • Spa treatments
  • Arts and crafts
  • Antique stores
     

We have 6 rooms available in the guest house:

Blue Crane Room (Sleeps 2):

Has double doors that open up where you can take a walk along a pathway to the river. There are 2 Twin Beds or a King Size Bed with en-suite bathroom (Shower only). There is a hairdryer, mini straightener, towels, toiletries, coffee and tea station and a honesty bar fridge. Also available is a TV with DSTV and a ceiling fan. The room is fully serviced. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Request.

Brown Falcon Room (Sleeps 2):

Has double doors that open up where you can take a walk along a pathway down to the river. There are Twin Beds or a King Size Bed with en-suite bathroom (Bathtub only). There is a hairdryer, mini straightener, towels, toiletries, coffee and tea station and a honesty bar fridge. Also available is a TV with DSTV and a ceiling fan. The room is fully serviced. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Request.

Orange Sunbird Room (Sleeps 3):

Has a single door that opens up where you can take a walk along the pathway down to the river. There are Twin Beds or a King Size Bed with en-suite bathroom(Shower only). There is a hairdryer, mini straightener, towels, toiletries ,coffee and tea station and a honesty bar fridge. Also available is a TV with DStv. The room is fully serviced. Extra beds can be added if needed. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Request.

Grey Kite Room (Sleeps 6):

Has a double door that opens up onto a balcony that overlooks the Vaal River and the garden. There is 2 Twin beds or King Size bed and 2 single beds with en-suite bathroom with a corner bathtub and big shower. There is a hairdryer, mini straightener, towels, toiletries, coffee and tea station and a honesty bar fridge. Also available is a TV with DSTV and a ceiling fan. The room is fully serviced. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Request.

Red Bishop Room (Sleeps 4):

Has a double door that opens up onto a balcony that overlooks the Vaal River and the garden. This room is totally separate from the main house. There is a Queen Size sleigh bed with en-suite (open plan) bathroom (Shower only). There is a hairdryer, mini straightener, towels, toiletries, coffee and tea station and a hoensty bar fridge. Also available is a TV with DSTV. The room is fully serviced. Extra beds can be added if needed.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Request.

Purple Starling Room (Sleeps 3):

Has double doors that opens up onto a patio. There are Twin Beds or a King Size Bed with en-suite bathroom(Shower only). There is a hairdryer, mini straightener, towels, toiletries ,coffee and tea station and a honesty bar fridge. Also available is a TV with DStv. The room is fully serviced. Extra beds can be added if needed. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Request.

PLEASE NOTE: No smoking is allowed inside the rooms or inside the guest house.

Map
Directions
From Johannesburg on the N1

Take N1 to R59 in Free State. Take exit 498 from N1 85.7 km / 46 min
Follow R59 to Paulsen St in Parys 18.7 km / 18 min
Turn right onto R59 18.3 km
Turn right onto Paulsen St 270 m
Turn right onto Oranje St 17 m
Take the 1st left onto Paulsen St
Destination will be on the right - 1 Paulsen St 61 m

From Sasolburg
Head north on Eric Louw Rd toward Df Malan Rd 160 m
Make a U-turn at Pringle St 180 m
Take the 1st right onto Df Malan Rd 2.8 km
Turn left onto R59 36.4 km
Turn right onto Paulsen St 270 m
Turn right onto Oranje St 17 m
Take the 1st left onto Paulsen St
Destination will be on the right - 1 Paulsen St 61 m

From Potchefstroom
Head north on Walter Sisulu Ln toward N12 6 m
Turn right onto N12 1.3 km
Turn right onto Parys Ave/R53
Continue to follow R5344.5 km
Turn right to stay on R53 2.5 km
Turn left onto R59 1.2 km
Turn left onto Venus St 450 m
Venus St turns slightly right and becomes Paulsen St
Destination will be on the right - 1 Paulsen St 69 m

Bloemfontein
Get on N1 from Milner Rd, Kenneth Kaunda Road and R700 9.1 km / 11 min
Follow N1 to R59. Take exit 498 from N1 298 km / 2 h 52 min
Follow R59 to Paulsen St in Parys 18.5 km / 17 min
Turn left onto R59 18.1 km
Turn right onto Paulsen St 270 m
  • Payment Methods
  • Sorry, Credit cards not accepted
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Sotho
  • Facilities
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • airport transfers
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • braai/barbeque (some units)
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • ceiling fans
  • conference venue onsite
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in unit
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • internet facilities
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave (some units)
  • nature trail onsite
  • Open View HD Satellite TV
  • parking all onsite
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private entrance
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • serviced
  • spa facilities
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • wifi hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 20

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Gay Managed Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment is gay managed?
    Yes
  • Golf Estate Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment is on a golf estate?
    Yes
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Our Establishment is the only guest house in Parys on the River. Guest can enjoy their evening either braaing on the river or sitting around our Boma Area. We are situated right next to the entrance of the Parys Golf and Country Estate. We offer golf packages which includes all meals and accommodation. We have Honesty Bars in all rooms and a separate outside Lapa Bar. We allow small weddings either you can self cater or we can assist you with all your preparations for your big day. We have 3 different wedding venues on our books.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Arena
    Parking area for horse box / float
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
    Yes
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 18
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 80

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Chapel
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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