Situated in the idyllic town of Clarens, approximately 3 ½ hours' drive from Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein, Clarens Retreat offers stylish and comfortable self-catering accommodation whilst being nestled in-between the beautiful Rooiberge. Clarens Retreat changed ownership in May 2015. A number of refurbishment projects, including new beds, décor and replacement of all soft furnishings have been completed.

The Retreat consists of four self-catering units. Retreat 1 ,2 and Retreat 4 are best suited for couples whilst Retreat 3 offers a spacious three bedroom unit which accommodates up to six guests. Being 240m away from the town square, the activity hub of Clarens, everything is within comfortable walking distance.

Our facilities include:

Couples Retreat (No 1 and 2)

  • Queen Beds with hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Fully Equipped Kitchenette
  • Electric Blankets
  • Under-carpet heating
  • Bathroom with Shower
  • Private Patio
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Serviced daily
  • FREE Wifi
  • HD Television with Hotel Premium DSTV Channels
     

Family Retreat (No 3)

  • 3 Bedrooms ( 2 with queen beds and 1 with two single beds)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Electric Blankets
  • Two Bathrooms with baths and overhead showers
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Living Room with log-fuelled fireplace
  • HD Television with Hotel Premium DSTV Channels
  • FREE Wifi
  • Patio with magnificent views
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Serviced Daily
     

Large Couples Retreat (No 4)

  • Queen Beds with hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Single Bed in open-plan unit
  • Fully Equipped Kitchenette
  • Electric Blankets
  • Under-carpet heating
  • Bathroom with Shower
  • Private Patio
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Serviced daily
  • FREE Wifi
  • HD Television with Hotel Premium DSTV Channels
     

Clarens is known both as the 'Adventure Capital' and the 'Jewel in the Free State'. People visit to enjoy an adrenaline rush, to take in the beautiful surroundings and art galleries - and sometimes both. There are hiking trails around the village. Golden Gate National Park is less than 20km away, whilst the more adventurous can bring their passports and visit Lesotho.

Facilities
  • bar fridge
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • DSTV in room - Hotel Package
  • electric blankets
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • flat screen TV
  • Free Wi Fi
  • fridge in unit
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • restaurant (walking distance)
  • rock art (less than 20km)
  • serviced
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • wi-fi / hotspot