Clarens guest houses self catering

Should you be on the hunt for Clarens guest houses self catering that’ll meet a diverse range of needs and requirements, then starting at Clarens Eddies Guest House and Bed and Breakfast will be a choice well made!

Own water and electricity supply

You will not  sit in the dark or have the discomfort of being without water.  

The best Clarens guest houses self catering

In order to enjoy all that is on offer in Clarens, which is quite overwhelming if you’re planning a short stay, you’ll want the most comfortable, stylish and affordable Clarens guest houses self catering available.

Comfortable and stylish because you deserve it, and, affordable because every budget has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic!

Let the world-class team at Clarens Eddies look after you

If you haven’t stayed at Clarens Eddies before, and, if you’ve never been to Clarens before, then this is the award winning team you can rely on to help make the most of your stay!

Despite the pandemic, Clarens Eddies Self Catering or B&B has been awarded the 2021 Travellers’ Choice Award from Tripadvisor, which means that the world-class service on offer from this team has brought Clarens Eddies into the top 10% of hotels worldwide!

This is your guarantee of an awesome holiday, which is exactly what we all need when we can’t afford to waste money on accommodation that disappoints!

Aside from this accolade , which was hard-won during lockdown’s, Clarens Eddies has received Certificates of Excellence Hall of Fame from both Tripadvisor and since 2015, including the one awarded by for 2020!

Stylish accommodation, views & art

Your room or self catering unit isn’t just about comfort, it’s also very much about the work of local artists on display in your rooms, as well as stunning views of either the Maluti Mountains or the Rooiberg Mountains from your windows!

The beds and duvets are heavenly and the towels are fresh and fluffy!

You’ll find free essential toiletries like toilet paper, shampoo and hand soap, along with a hairdryer, tea, coffee, sugar and powder milk awaiting your first shower or cuppa!

The units with braai facilities come complete with an outdoor table and chairs from which to enjoy the views and sunsets you will never forget!

Free entertainment

In case you thought you might end up cut off from ‘civilisation’ completely, think again! 

You’ll find the free uncapped WiFi as fast as it would be in any city! In addition to this, you’ll have a big  flat screen TV just waiting for you to curl up on the sofa, ready to enjoy selected DSTV channels when all you want is to munch and enjoy a favourite series or movie!

Loads of things to do

If you’d like to stick close to home, you’ll find that exploring the Clarens Village Square will keep you busy for far longer than you might imagine! 

With an entire walk dedicated to art galleries to keep you fully engaged, perhaps even enough to take an original home with you, you may well find that you want to extend your stay to take in more of this quaint village and the surrounding area!

Gift shops, restaurants and coffee shops that spill out onto the pavement beneath trees that are hundreds of years old, will also be hard to resist…after all, shopping and sightseeing can make one really hungry and thirsty!

Take your pick of over 30 things to do in Clarens, ranging from horse riding to cycling, hot air ballooning to zip lining, golfing to putt putt, white water rafting to quad biking or hiking…you get the idea!

If you’re like the rest of us and in dire need of timeout, let the team at Clarens Eddies Self Catering and B&B lead the way to the rejuvenation of mind, body and soul by booking your accommodation today!

Guest houses in Clarens Free State

Clarens, affectionately known as the Jewel of the Free State, is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Africa.

If you haven’t been to Clarens yet, just imagine a village steeped in 100 years of history, from the architecture to the footsteps left by dinosaurs thousands of years ago, through to the monuments to some of the most contested battles fought for supremacy in this beautiful corner of South Africa.

There can be no doubt that this village will always remain the size it is and always has been, because of the borders of the Maluti Mountains and the Rooiberg Mountains (Red Mountains) that surround the valley. There’ll be no sprawling metropolis happening here! 

Finding guest houses in Clarens Free State isn’t difficult at all, especially because of its mild climate that lasts throughout the year; however, if you want to make sure that you choose the perfect guest house for your stay in this stunning region, you won’t have to look much further than Clarens Eddies Guest House and Self Catering accommodation!

Finding the right guest houses in Clarens Free State

If you’re looking for the perfect romantic getaway for yourself and your partner, then Clarens Eddies is just the home away from home for you! 

You’ll be welcomed by the friendliest, award-winning staff on arrival, and, though you’ll still have the choice of booking a self catering unit, whether for 2,4 or 6, you’ll find everything you could possibly need for an unforgettable breakaway!

Own water and electricity supply

You will not  sit in the dark or have the discomfort of being without water.  

Your accommodation at Clarens Eddies

Should you choose to avoid the self catering route and simply flop into sheer comfort in one of the rooms or units at Clarens Eddies, you’ll still have a kettle, bar fridge and microwave for midnight, mid-morning or mid-afternoon snacks!

You’ll find a massive variety of munchies to bring in from one of the many restaurants, coffee shops, deli’s and patisserie’s in the Clarens Village Square.

Order in or eat out

If you’ve decided that lazing around in the comfort of the guest house is your idea of serious relaxation, you definitely won’t starve! The friendly team at Clarens Eddies will be more than happy to give you tips on the best food in town, whether for breakfast, lunch and supper, and, they’ll help to arrange that your culinary delights are delivered to your doorstep!

If you’re eating out, the team will assist with restaurant bookings to make sure you sample the best fare to be had out of over 20 restaurants!

Central location

If you’ve chosen to stay at Clarens Eddies Self Catering and Bed and Breakfast, you’ll find that the village itself is just a short walk away from your front door.

In fact, all roads that lead to a load of fun and adventure start right at your front door!

Privacy at its best

If it’s privacy you want on your holiday, whether it’s a weekend or longer, you’ll love Clarens Eddies.

The guest house has been designed in such a way that guests have absolute privacy, and, when you consider that Clarens Eddies takes only a maximum of 16 guests, you’ll understand the emphasis placed on privacy by this team.

Included in this count are two units that sleep 4 and 6, which makes it the ideal holiday hideout for families, friends and romantics!

Book today!

If you’d like to stay at one of the top award-winning guest houses Clarens Free State, then there’s no time like the present to make sure you get your booking settled!

Avoid disappointment by booking early, and always keep an eye out for the accommodation specials that’ll make it easier for you to extend your stay at Clarens Eddies.


Things to do in Clarens Free State

When you start out looking for things to do in Clarens Free State, perhaps the best place to start would be on the utterly relaxing end of the scale, rather than on the myriad of other things to do that are more physical!

Here’s a taste of a few of the 30 things to do in Clarens Free State:

Book a day at the Spa in Clarens

This means making sure you contact the team at Clarens Eddies B&B or Self Catering to make a booking for you at one of the awesome spas in Clarens at the same time as you book your accommodation.

Naturally, you can keep this appointment on hold until it gets closer to the end of your stay in Clarens, just in case you decided that you love white water rafting or zip lining and need a few knots rubbed out!

Soak up the natural highs

Even if all you do is completely relax in the comfort of your accommodation at Clarens Eddies, you’ll be breathing the purest air, giving your body the de-stress it really needs and nurturing your spirit with the beauty that surrounds you right from your window!

Hit the mountain bike trails & quad bike trails

Having to spend most of our days behind a mask due to COVID-19 regulations, imagine the joy and freedom of heading out onto some of the most spectacular mountain bike trails that won’t require a mask!

If something with a bit more horse power appeals, the quad bike outrides are out of this world in Clarens.  The scenery is something you’ll never forget, and, your spirit will rise to the occasion amidst the beauty and fresh air, without a doubt.

Enjoy the best trout fishing in South Africa in the Ash River

There’s nothing to beat the perfectly natural trout fishing conditions in the Ash River (which is also where you’ll find the best white water rafting too!) in Clarens. The Ash River is filled to overflowing with a healthy trout population, which easily attracts fly-fishing enthusiasts from around the world in their droves every year – depending of course on travel restrictions!

Whether you prefer to fish in a dam or in the river, you’ll find more than enough carp, bass, trout and yellow fish to keep you busy for days!

Take family & friends on at paintball

We can all certainly do with more than just a little fun and laughter at this time in history, and, what better than spattering your friends and family with a bit of messy paintball fun! 

Take to the sky in a hot air balloon

If you can gather up a minimum of 4 people for an unforgettable experience riding the thermals across the Clarens Valley, then do it!  

It’s an experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life, whether it’s a bit of excitement for the family or an extra touch of romance with your loved one…the memory made will be worth getting up with the birds at dawn!

…need more?

It’s impossible to fit all the things to do in Clarens Free State into this space, however, if you’d like more information about planning an unforgettable holiday in Clarens, please feel free to contact the awesome team at Clarens Eddies for all the inside info you could possibly need…and of course to make your booking!


Accommodation in Clarens Town

If you’re looking for accommodation in Clarens Town, you’re obviously looking for something central and close to the hub of the Clarens Village Square, so that you don’t have to drive unless you head for some of the exciting places a short drive from Clarens.

Clarens Eddies accommodation in Clarens Town

Clarens Eddies Guest House and Bed and Breakfast is the ideal for anyone wanting to be able to take a short stroll into the village. Not that there’s anything noisy about Clarens, but, you’ll be tucked away nicely in a quiet corner close to the village when you stay at Clarens Eddies, safeguarding that feeling of being away from the madding crowd!

Own water and electricity supply

You will not  sit in the dark or have the discomfort of being without water.  

Safe parking at Clarens Eddies

As one of the most scenic areas for mountain biking, if all you want is to exchange four wheels for two for the duration of your stay, your vehicle will be perfectly safe behind a locked gate lined with a devils fork fence!

With or without bicycles, Clarens Eddies is one of the most centrally located guest houses in Clarens for those who are tired of battling through morning and afternoon traffic in the city!

Guided mountain walks

Clarens has some of the most beautiful mountain walks and hiking trails in the Free State, which is just one of the reasons it’s affectionately known as the Jewel of the Free State!

You’ll be in for a real treat if owner of Clarens Eddies, Dawn Trevelyan, is at home. If there’s one person who knows the trails and walks like the back of her hand, it’s Dawn, and she’s more than happy to take you on guided mountain walks without digging into your wallet!

Your accommodation at Clarens Eddies

Kitchens – self catering units:

Units June, Anki and Santa have fully equipped kitchens that’ll make cooking a pleasure. These self-catering units have all the mod-cons you need to feed hungry family and friends, covering everything from the stove with oven to the fridge/freezer, microwave and pots!

These three units also have outside braai facilities, an absolute must for South African and international guests!

Appliances – non-self catering units

Though there aren’t kitchens per se in the non-self catering units Ada and Ann, you’ll still have a bar fridge, kettle and microwave on hand to help out with those in-between snacks and coffee!

Service excellence at its best

After having been awarded Certificates of Excellence Hall of Fame from booking sites Tripadviser and five years in a row, as well as being the 2021 Travellers Choice Award Winner, you can look forward to the best in service excellence from the team at Clarens Eddies.

They’ll help with your holiday plans, offer 24 hours service and everything you could possibly need to keep you warm on cooler evenings, and cool on warmer days!

Don’t waste any time looking elsewhere for the most comfortable, most stylish and most affordable accommodation in Clarens Town; the team at Clarens Eddies Guest House and Bed and Breakfast will see to it that your stay with them will be so awesome that you’ll be back…again and again!