Nothing but the best accommodation at affordable rates in Clarens is yours for the taking!

What more could you want than comfortable, beautifully appointed, clean and affordable accommodation just a hop skip and a jump away from the bustling centre of Clarens!

Nothing is too much trouble for the friendly, warm and welcoming team at Clarens Eddies and owner Dawn Trevelyan in terms of keeping their guests well looked after and comfortable, which is why they have won consecutive awards from and for service excellence.

It is also the fact that this team is part of the fabric that makes Clarens such a truly special holiday destination for thousands of travellers from around the globe every year, the love of their own backyard is inspiring as they introduce you to the world that awaits you on the doorstep of Clarens Eddies.

Completed in 2006, Clarens Eddies Self Catering offers 3 self-catering units with sweet names like Santa, June and Anki which include a kitchen, stove and microwave, including a lovely fire place and satellite TV. 

Everything you could possibly need to make your stay comfortable is included by this hospitable team.  Nothing but the very best quality will do at Clarens Eddies, from the comfy beds to duvets, linen and towels! Oh, and of course, there is a shower that boasts free toiletries.

Naturally, Clarens Eddies has though of everything, which includes a little touch of ‘civilisation’ via their fantastically fast free WiFi and Satellite TV!

These special touches apply to all the self-catering units and rooms at Clarens Eddies, and if you need anything more like heaters on cool winter evenings or electric blankets, 24 hour service is at hand to keep you warm.

Clarens Eddies B&B apartments and rooms are not equipped for self-catering but offer an open plan apartment which includes a microwave, bar fridge and kettle, perfect for anyone really wanting to get away without having to do any cooking!  Why cook anyway when you have a variety of restaurants available virtually on your doorstep, catering to all tastes!

All this and so much more awaits you on your adventure to Clarens, however, be warned, one visit is definitely not enough, once you know what you are really in for you will be back!

No doubt about it, Clarens is the place to get away from it all in beautiful surroundings!

If beautifully decorated rooms, comfy beds and magnificent views along with world class service suits your idea of the perfect self-catering accommodation in Clarens, then Clarens Eddies is going to satisfy all of this and so much more in this beautiful corner of the Free State.

It won’t take you long to understand why Clarens is called the ‘Jewel of the Free State’, it is an area of surreal beauty that pulls you in and makes you feel like you have found a piece of heaven nestled against the backdrop of the Rooiberg Mountain range, with the Maluti Mountain Range in the background with it’s beautiful hues in stark contrast to the red of these mountains.

Right on the edge of the quaint village of Clarens is where you will find the warmest welcome on your arrival at Clarens Eddies Self Catering and B&B, with access to everything that makes Clarens truly special, aside from the astounding beauty of the area.

If you really want to know more about the fabulous quality of accommodation at Clarens Eddies, do yourself a favour and visit their website to read up on the glowing recommendations from past visitors, some of whom make it a regular holiday destination, and with good reason!

In addition to what visitors have to say about their stay at Clarens Eddies, you will also find that this team has earned well deserved Certificates of Excellence Awards for their stunning service from both and!

The staff at Clarens Eddies will see to all your needs, from ensuring that you have everything you need to make your stay comfortable in their beautifully clean and well kept self-catering accommodation, to a very long and interesting list of activities to enjoy during your stay!

Enjoy the magic of Clarens by visiting to make sure the perfect accommodation awaits your visit! Oh, and make sure you check out their specials here, it makes the already affordable accommodation at Clarens Eddies a touch extra special!

Don’t miss out on sinking into the hospitality that awaits you at Clarens Eddies!

Bid the day goodnight by the orange glow of a setting sun over the Rooiberg Mountains that hold the magic kingdom of Clarens in the power of its arms, and if you are really lucky and the weather is just right, a lighting and thunder storm will add to the electrifying beauty of it all!

This is home to Clarens Eddies, the warmest home from home you could possibly find within walking distance of the eclectic, quaint and bustling centre of Clarens, which is a mish mash of everything to do with art, food, really different gifts, as well as the not-to-be-missed Clarens Brewery that brews the best craft beer in the Free State.

You will not get a warmer welcome than the one you can look forward to at Clarens Eddies, the warmth of the surrounding area seems to flow through the veins of this special team who live and breathe all that is Clarens.

The self catering units at Clarens Eddies are perfect, some designed for families and others for two who have a romantic break in mind.  If you really want to get away from the stove and indulge in the many different taste delights at the restaurants that line the village square in Clarens, you will undoubtedly be spoiled for choice, not to mention what you may come away with from the delicatessens that will beckon you to enter!

If you are into the more strenuous outdoors life, there is a plethora of activities to indulge in to your heart’s content, from hot air ballooning to horse riding, hiking and cycling or river rafting, the team at Clarens Eddies will make sure you have enough information on the activities available to plan the holiday of your life outdoors.

The quieter, more relaxed aspect of activities that add to the magic of Clarens include gentle hikes to stunning views, trout fishing, bird watching and a round or three of golf. There is no way that anyone can ever complain that there is nothing to do in Clarens!

Clarens Eddies Self Catering and B&B has been built to suit a diverse range of needs and requirements, making sure that every guest feels at home while they explore everything that makes Clarens the Jewel of the Free State.

No matter what your plans are for visiting Clarens, don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet the fantastic team at Clarens Eddies and sink into their hospitality!

Clarens accommodation at its best offered at Clarens Eddies!

There is no doubt about it; one visit to Clarens in the Free State will give it a special place in your heart that will remain long after you have left!  The energy that has seeped into the very stone of Clarens since it was first established in 1912 is one that oozes a wealth of history, creativity and stunning beauty.

A mild climate makes it the perfect holiday destination all year round, and when it gets a little chilly in the evenings, there is more than enough warmth provided to keep you comfy while you relax at Clarens Eddies, the best self-catering accommodation in Clarens by far!

Clarens Eddies is within walking distance of the quaint and bustling Clarens village square, which is the sparkling, vibey hub of Clarens.  This square is like a large, open-plan shopping mall that will keep you occupied for hours as you browse the numerous art galleries and unique gift shops.

Although Clarens Eddies offers self-catering accommodation, the warm and friendly team that looks after you will ensure that you have a list of tantalising restaurants that will suit all tastes and budgets.

Clarens is also a sought after destination for lovers of the outdoors, with hiking trails that lead you to magnificent views, following in the footprints of dinosaurs, river rafting, cycling, horse riding and golfing among a myriad of activities that will allow you to make the most of your stay.

If it is a romantic getaway you are planning, look no further than Clarens Eddies!  The privately appointed self-catering units or comfy and attractive rooms are designed for romance surrounded by beautiful views!  If this is what has inspired many artists to make Clarens their home, imagine what it can do for a magical romantic break!

There is also plenty of room for the whole family at Clarens Eddies, bring them all, from grandparents to the little ones, there will be something for everyone to enjoy during a stay in Clarens!

Find out more about the outstanding affordable accommodation offered at Clarens Eddies and all the extra special touches a superb staff add to make yours a truly memorable holiday.

No one keeps the home fires burning while you’re out having fun like the team at Clarens Eddies does!

Whether you are planning on a holiday where you are going to put your feet up, sit back and relax, or one where you burn up stress by enjoying a myriad of exciting activities outdoor, Clarens Eddies will no doubt be the perfect accommodation for you on your visit to Clarens.

Clarens Eddies is right on the doorstep of every adventure that is offered in and around Clarens, from quad biking to river rafting, hot air ballooning to horse riding and a lot more in between, if it’s action you want after being tied to a desk, then action aplenty is yours, with the welcoming comfort of Clarens Eddies as a haven in which to catch your breath and relax in-between adventures.

If a quieter outdoors life appeals to you and you have packed in your fly fishing rods and golf clubs, what you find in Clarens may well induce you never to want to leave again!  Clarens is also a bird watcher’s paradise, which is another of the activities in Clarens which will leave you feeling fully recharged and reenergised before you have to pack up and head back to a hectic daily pace.

Clarens is also a historical site of great importance, where echoes of the wars between the Basotho nation and the Boer still resound among the relics of these wars in the late 1800’s, with relics that can be found in the Clarens Museum or at Surrender Hill Heritage Battlefields site about 10 kilometres outside of Clarens.

The magic and beauty of the changing hues of sandstone dominate both nature and architecture in Clarens, and there really isn’t anything like the colour of Clarens sandstone!  A huge sandstone formation which stands like a ship’s prow over the town flashes between red, gold and orange as the sun moves through the sky and named ‘Titanic’ by a local around the time of the tragic sinking of the Titanic.

No matter what kind of holiday you would like, whether it is relaxation, adventure or on the trail of dinosaur footprints and relics of the past, no team will keep the home fires burning and the welcome mat out like the friendly team at Clarens Eddies!

No one could make you feel more welcome and at home than the team from Clarens Eddies!

Winning service excellence awards from top international websites for consecutive years is no easy feat in the hospitality industry in South Africa, but Clarens Eddies has done just that with their awards from Trip Advisor and, proving that this is a jewel of a team within ‘The Jewel of Africa’, as Clarens is quite rightly called.

There is magic all around you in Clarens, from art to adventure and history, a picturesque village that is over a hundred years old in an area that still holds its treasures out for the pleasure of intrepid adventurers, history buffs, art and nature lovers, there are few holiday destinations that offer such a wealth of experiences and adventures to draw visitors back time and time again.

Unbeatable hospitality at affordable prices in one of the most beautiful corners of the Free State has acted as such a magnet that Clarens has become one of the most sought after holiday destinations in South Africa, and naturally, the passion the friendly team at Clarens Eddies has for the beauty and vibrancy of life that surrounds their lives is highly infectious, especially when it is delivered with a genuine care for the comfort of their guests!

Each of the five units that sleep between one to seven people, making up an intimate total of up to seventeen people at any one time at Clarens Eddies, offers the kind of privacy you would expect of a home away from home.  Garden furniture around a braai makes for great evenings outdoors around the fire, or, if its chilly outside, snuggling up to the fireplace in your self-catering unit with the DSTV remote in your hand toasting marshmallows will feel as close to heaven on earth as you can get!

Spend your days exploring the art galleries, gift shops and crafts markets or head out to the wilds to enjoy nature hikes that will take you to breathtaking vistas, follow in the footsteps of the dinosaurs or visit Bushmen paintings perfectly preserved at Schaapplaats farm and in Golden Gate, it is going to take more than one holiday in Clarens to explore everything that makes this area a bucket list must!

There are a plethora of restaurants, pubs and coffee shops dotted throughout the village and the team at Clarens Eddies will make sure you find exactly what you need to satisfy your taste buds!  It should also come as no surprise that in a haven for artists such as Clarens you will find craft beer on tap at the Clarens Brewery, art is art, no matter what form it takes, and nothing can stir the soul of creativity like Clarens can.

Leave the world as you know it behind and point your GPS at Clarens without looking in the rear-view mirror, nothing is worth looking back at while you have a destination as beautiful and exciting as Clarens in your sights, and no  one will make you feel more welcome and at home than the team at Clarens Eddies!

Clarens Eddies is the gateway to a world of breathtaking views and exhilarating adventure.

There is a holiday destination in South Africa that offers breathtaking views of mountain range upon mountain range framing trees that change hue throughout the year as they loom over wild flowers and fynbos that cycle through metamorphosis in character and shape as each season gives birth to the next, a destination that is the essence of what a holiday to get away from it all really means and to still indulge in excitement and adventure, this is Clarens in all her glory!

If as ordinary human beings escaping from harried lives in the cities we are awestruck by the beauty surrounding us when we arrive in Clarens, it is easy to understand why many artists have made this their own haven, drawing inspiration from an ever-changing canvas of Mother Nature’s art shifting around them through the seasons, creating a miniature Montmartre far from the madding crowd in the heart of the Free State.

The energy of the surroundings and the people of Clarens all vibrate together to create a picturesque village that is an eclectic mix of art, gifts and food, making a stroll around President Square one that could hold you captive for hours as you browse through shops that display everything from pottery to candles and ethnic art, and everything in between.

This square also fairly bursts at the seams with restaurants and pubs that bid a welcome worthy of the beautiful surroundings, and if artists find this a haven, then you can bet your bottom dollar that music and entertainment follows hot on the heels of the paintbrush in this culturally rich village!

The cement that brings your holiday in Clarens together perfectly is to know that you get to come home to comfortable accommodation after a day of adventure and exploring, and if anyone can do it with great care and a welcoming warmth it is the team from Clarens Eddies; and they have service excellence awards to prove that they know exactly what it takes to make Clarens an unforgettable experience!

Clarens Eddies is the perfect setting for romantic getaways and family holidays, offering exceptionally comfortable and private self-contained units that include everything from the requisite braai to your favourite DSTV channels and WiFi for those days when cuddling up around the fireplace is all you desire!

Make your booking today to experience the holiday of a lifetime in Clarens as uniquely presented to you by the caring and welcoming team from Clarens Eddies!

Clarens Eddies goes beyond meeting expectations with a friendly team that exceeds them all!

Over a hundred years old and still shining brightly, the ‘Jewel of Africa’ beckons thousands of visitors from around the globe every year, throughout the year, making the picturesque mountain village of Clarens a holiday destination that not only continually attracts new visitors, but also gets a firm grip on anyone who has experienced the warmth and hospitality that underlies an area and culture that offers a seemingly endless list of activities and places to explore.

One of the first things you will notice when you check in at Clarens Eddies, after the warm welcome naturally, is the helpfulness of a team who will provide you with a list of things to do that will have your head spinning, along with all the inside information you can only get from people who are passionate about their home and it’s treasures, a passion which is obvious when you speak to anyone on the team at Clarens Eddies.

Clarens Eddies is all about making you feel completely at home, with a team committed to ensuring that everything you need to make the most of your holiday is exactly as it should be and that every creature comfort that is promised is in place as expected, in fact, the team at Clarens Eddies go beyond meeting expectations, they exceed them!

5 self catering units that sleep from between 2 to 7 people are filled with everything you could possibly need to feel like you are completely at home, from a fully equipped kitchen to bedrooms with the most comfy beds you could hope for, quality linen ,electric blankets, towels, blankets  and duvets; there is nothing raggedy or in need of repair to be found in and around the premises of Clarens Eddies. 

It is clear to see that Clarens Eddies has been lovingly tended to since it first opened its doors back in 2006, it is not only the accommodation that is spotless and hygienic, the garden and exterior premises have had the same care that you will soon come to realise is simply part of the fabric of the people who will look after your needs at Clarens Eddies during your stay.

With room for only 16 to 17 guests, Clarens Eddies is in demand throughout the year, there is no official holiday ‘season’ in Clarens with its mild climate, but if you want to make sure your booking squeezes in-between those of visitors who keep returning, then visit the Clarens Eddies website and get your  booking in early to avoid disappointment!

Your premium holiday destination in South Africa starts at the front door of Clarens Eddies.

Hiking trails that start just at the edge of Clarens, mountain bike trails, quad bike trails, and even a trail following in the footsteps of dinosaurs, this is just the tip of the iceberg of the reasons a visit to Clarens is an absolute must!  If trout fishing or fly fishing is your thing you could not get better than the fishing in Clarens, and if you love your golfing, the Clarens Golf Estate will be heaven for you with its breathtaking backdrop of the Rooiberge Mountains.

Clarens is also well known for its delicious craft beers brewed at the Clarens Brewery and the restaurants that dot the picturesque village will satisfy any appetite!  There is just so much to do in and around Clarens, other than simply drinking in stunning natural beauty, enjoying the call of many bird species and following the trail of wildlife in the area that once you have spent just a weekend there you will no doubt be planning a much longer stay the next time around.

If extreme sports and adventure get your adrenaline pumping you will have a hard time trying to decide which to do first in a long list of action adventures in Clarens. 

If you would like accommodation to suit everything that makes Clarens as unique as it is, then Clarens Eddies Self Catering will be the most comfortable and affordable accommodation you will find in Clarens!  Stylish accommodation with beautiful mountain views offers a holiday stay in a million for everyone from children to grandparents, romantic couples or those wishing to escape the madding crowd on their own for a breather.

The welcome you receive from the Clarens Eddies team is as all encompassing and warm as the surrounding area is, and if anyone can make sure you are not short on things to do, places to go or restaurants to choose from, this passionate team have only one goal in mind and that is to make sure your stay is so special that you will want to return again and again.

Everything that makes Clarens a premium holiday destination in South Africa starts at the front door of Clarens Eddies!

World class accommodation at affordable rates invites you to Clarens Eddies Self Catering!

Besides being a haven for many artists who draw their inspiration from the beautiful and ever-changing landscape it is also home to a vibrant, authentic village which captures the essence of the entire area. Ask any local artist, or a visiting one for that matter, what about Clarens inspires them and they will most likely tell you that this is a place that stirs the soul and moves their hands across the canvass or moulds the clay with joy!

Clarens is a holiday destination not to be missed, whether you are into the art, history, nature or adrenalin pumping sports aplenty, and there is no better or more welcoming base to call home while exploring than at Clarens Eddies Self Catering!  Clarens Eddies is world class accommodation in Clarens at affordable rates, and if you need any further convincing after visiting their lovely website, then take a look at the awards they have won for service excellence from leading national and international websites TripAdvisor and Booking.Com!

While the history of the Free State may well be a portrait of turmoil and turbulence, a fact any history buff will thoroughly enjoy with historic sites dotted in and around Clarens, this picturesque village in the north eastern part of the Free State is nothing less than a pure expression of peace and serenity.

Situated in the foothills of the majestic Maluti Mountains, virtually a stone’s throw away from many exciting attractions makes Clarens Eddies the perfect jumping off point for every day of your exploration of the life in and around Clarens.

If you love horses, take in a horseback adventure near Golden Gate or ask the friendly team at Clarens Eddies about fossil-hunting in the area, in fact, the Clarens Eddies team have such a culture of caring which is endemic to the region that they will make sure you know about everything there is to do in and around Clarens Eddies, as long as you come back to the warmth and comfort of your home with them!

No matter what kind of holiday you have planned in Clarens make it the very best by choosing Clarens Eddies as your true home away from home, this team will show you exactly why Clarens is nicknamed ‘The Jewel of Africa’!

Let the Clarens Eddies team introduce you to all that Clarens has to offer!

Clarens captures a little of everything that is South Africa, making it an easy African adventure rolled into one beautiful corner of the Free State. It would be hard to find one single word with which to describe Clarens but ‘authenticity’ would go a long way to getting close to this village so rich with experiences that no matter what your plans are for your stay, there is no doubt that there will be so much more to it than you may have thought.

This is where art, history, culture, fun and adventure all meet in perfect harmony surrounded by the Rooiberge and nestled at the foot of the beautiful Maluti Mountains.  If its art you are after, you will be completely sated after a visit to many of the local art galleries that are run by the artists themselves and if history is on your list of things to do, the Clarens Museum is right in the heart of the village itself, while Surrender Hill and other Boer War sites are not that far from the village.

Clarens is also a world of hiking in the Rooiberge mountain range surrounding Clarens with the majestic Maluti’s standing tall in the distance, and none of the hiking trails are too challenging!  River rafting, legendary trout fishing, hot air ballooning, the list goes on and on for incredible things to do in and around Clarens.

This is also the land of the Basotho’s and cutting through the Golden Gate National Park, a 45 minute drive from Clarens will bring you to the Basotho Cultural Village where you will be able to try the local beer, shop or watch the traditional Basotho dancers and have a chat with their chief.

Right on the doorstep of all this adventure, history and culture is the lovely, warm and hospitable Clarens Eddies Self Catering, which has been home to thousands of visitors from all around the globe for many years now, many of whom make Clarens Eddies their comfortable haven to come back to at the end of days filled with beauty and adventure.

Everything any holiday maker could possibly want is contained in the private self catering units at Clarens Eddies, where the passion of the team for their guest’s comfort takes precedence above all else. Visit the Clarens Eddies website to see what others have to say about their stay, the awards won by this team and everything that Clarens Eddies offers to make it yet another feather in the cap for Clarens.

Launch a fun, adventurous and exciting holiday from the comfort of Clarens Eddies.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rooiberge and Maluti Mountains in the Free State, Clarens Eddies invites you into a warm and inviting atmosphere to call home while you explore the beauty, fun and nature in Clarens, which is considered one of the premium holiday destinations in South Africa.

Very cleverly designed to suit the needs of everyone from families to single people wanting to get away from the rat race, the comfortable, artful and private units offer everything from great entertainment facilities such as your own TV carrying your favourite programmes, full Wi-Fi access and virtually everything other than food and few other things anyone could possibly hope for in a self catered home away from home.

Accommodating only up to 17 guests, you can be assured that you will have the full attention of a team who care passionately about ensuring that no stay at Clarens Eddies is anything less than unforgettable.   For anyone who has particularly high standards of hygiene and comfort combined, then Clarens Eddies Self Catering has its own consistently high standards, from hygienic accommodation in Clarens to great quality mattresses, linen, duvets and towels, everything is as fresh and clean as the air is in this exquisitely beautiful corner of the world.

The Gold Rush brought the world to the Free State, and while gold and diamonds are historically important to this region, hidden amidst all of this is a beautiful village that has truly earned its name of ‘The Jewel of Africa’, and for more reasons than can be listed here!  Only a visit to the town of Clarens itself, first established in 1912, will even begin to make the reasons for this name clear.

It is amid all this beauty, close to everything in and around Clarens that Clarens Eddies Self Catering will give you a home while you explore everything that makes this one of the top ten places to visit in South Africa.

Listen to the heart of our great Madiba when he once said “The Free State landscape gladdens my heart, no matter what my mood. When I am here I feel that nothing can shut me in and that my thoughts can roam as far as the horizons.”

How can you even think about resisting the welcome of Clarens Eddies with horizons on its doorstep that inspired a great man like this?

Incandescent natural beauty framed by The Rooiberge epitomises the magic surrounding Clarens.

With a bustling village that could easily be considered as one big shopping mall interconnected by open spaces, Clarens is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in South Africa, tucked away in the north-east corner of the Orange Free State, epitomising the magic of exceptional natural beauty that expresses an incandescent beauty which has earned this region the very apt name of ‘Jewel of Africa’.

Established in 1912, Clarens is a complete mixture of the old and new world, offering a wonderfully interesting mix of history as reflected in its museum’s and historic sites added to a wealth art galleries that express the depth of inspiration this artists haven brings to its talented locals.

Clarens is held in the encompassing hands of The Rooiberge (Red Mountain in English), and further to the south the blue and purple shades of the Maluti Mountains call to any ardent adventurer who has chosen Clarens as their perfect getaway spot!

The locals who are passionate about their beautiful surroundings are exceptionally proud of this historically and culturally rich area, perfectly expressed by the warm welcome given to every guest checking in to Clarens Eddies!  The comfortable and affordable accommodation just a short walk away from the village of Clarens itself offers comfortable, stylish and private self-catering accommodation that places you in a position to explore a world of fun and adventure around every corner.

The team at Clarens Eddies is passionate about the comfort of their guests, offering lovingly cared for buildings that reflect a standard of hygiene and cleanliness that is outstanding, as well as a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure that everything is of the highest standard in the various self-catering units that make up the best in accommodation in Clarens.

Because Clarens Eddies only takes a maximum of 17 guests in total, accommodating between 2 to 7 guests in the various separate and private units, you can be assured of a high standard of personal attention and award winning service excellence from the Clarens Eddies team.


Every type of adventure is virtually on your doorstep when you choose to stay at Clarens Eddies!

A fire place and  all the amenities you could possibly need for a great self-catering holiday, including great quality beds and fittings add up to beautiful and comfortable accommodation at Clarens Eddies, just a stone’s throw away from the picturesque and delightful village of Clarens. Every unit at Clarens Eddies, which can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 7 guests, has a private braai area as well. For those evenings when all you want to do is curl up on the couch after a day spent enjoying one of the many exciting activities in and around Clarens, you have a choice of entertainment at your fingertips with satellite TV.

Owner Dawn Trevelyn has put a management strategy in place which is a commitment to ensuring the comfort of every guest and an award winning service excellence which is unwavering.  Working hand in hand the team at Clarens Eddies offer affordable style and comfort in beautifully appointed rooms that have awesome views of the surrounding Rooiberge (Red Mountain).  As part of the management policy at Clarens Eddies, the warm and caring team go out of their way to connect guests with the myriad of activities in and around Clarens with an open and friendly attitude that is hard to beat.

An essential part of the Clarens Eddies strategy is to ensure that the accommodation provided meets exceptionally high standards of cleanliness and maintenance, which is only matched by the hospitality of the staff at Clarens Eddies.

Clarens Eddies has always been dedicated to offering stylish, comfortable and affordable accommodation in Clarens, and in addition to the low rates that definitely make extended visits possible, Clarens Eddies is always running specials that can be viewed on their website, making it even more enticing to make Clarens Eddies your taste of heaven whenever you need a break!

If having every kind of adventure virtually on your doorstep, surrounded by beautiful vistas as far as the eye can see is your idea of the perfect holiday, then Clarens Eddies is definitely the place to be.

Breathtaking vistas and peaceful surroundings frame a world of adventure around Clarens Eddies.

You can bank on a warm welcome from the Clarens Eddies team no matter how many times you return to the picturesque village of Clarens, which would make you one of the many guests who return each year to this choice holiday destination in the Orange Free State.

For romantic couples it is the kind of getaway which marries comfort and privacy with any one of a hundred things to do, from strolling hand in hand through the magical energy that makes the village of Clarens a real gem of art galleries and eateries, to gentle hikes out into the natural beauty of the surrounding Clarens Nature Reserve which lead to breathtaking vistas in peaceful surroundings.

The adrenalin junkie will be just as at ease as the trout fisherman with activities that range from hot air ballooning, skydiving, river rafting or building up high speeds at the Afriski Mountain Resort in Lesotho, which is an easy drive from Clarens Eddies.

Clarens Eddies is at the centre of everything to do in Clarens, making this comfortable, stylish and affordable accommodation perfect for everyone, including families who need to be sure that there is something for every member of the family to do!  Having won high accolades from national and international travel websites TripAdvisor and Booking.Com, you can be completely confident about the service excellence the Clarens Eddies team mixes into their welcoming attitude and passion for the comfort of their guests.

With plenty of art galleries, historic sites, tantalising restaurants and deli’s along with a very eclectic mix of gift shops, there is definitely something to suit all interests, tastes and budgets in Clarens!  On the other end of the scale of things to do in Clarens you have the world famous sandstone cliffs that surround the area, casting stunning shades of gold and ochre as the sun makes its circuit around the earth.

Contact the friendly team at Clarens Eddies to give you any additional information about the very best accommodation in Clarens and everything there is to do in this area of breathtaking beauty!


A passionate and friendly staff compliment makes Clarens Eddies the finest holiday accommodation in Clarens.

It is not just the beauty of a quaint village nestled in The Rooiberge (Red Mountain), or even the incredibly wide range of things to do right on your doorstep that brings holiday makers from all around the world to Clarens every year, it is the energy of history, beauty, art, great food and top class accommodation like Clarens Eddies that makes Clarens a dynamite holiday destination that belongs on any bucket list!

A mild climate all year round makes Clarens one of those rare holiday destinations that does not actually have a holiday ‘season’, it is only in the fynbos or the changing hues of the landscape that reflect the slight variations between winter and summer, making Clarens Eddies the perfect all-weather accommodation getaway just up the road the picturesque village of Clarens itself.

Comfortable and self-contained units that cater for anything from 2 to 7 guests each have a private entrance, as well as a private braai with the requisite garden table and chairs for those lazy braai days, with a backdrop of beautiful mountain views.  Each Clarens Eddies comfortably stylish self-catering unit contains everything you need to enjoy a well earned break, but for those who still need some connection to the ‘outside’ world, free uncapped WiFi with two WiFi boosters will definitely do the trick!

The caring and friendly staff at Clarens Eddies are passionate about Clarens and always willing to assist guests with any plans for activities during their stay, as well as offering service on the premises twenty four hours a day, which is exactly the kind of service that has made this team consistent winners of awards from TripAdvisor and Booking.Com for service excellence.

Clarens Eddies offers the best accommodation in Clarens at affordable rates that make extending the length of your holiday well worthwhile, attracting visitors from everywhere in South Africa and internationally each year, many of whom make their plans on departure to return to this magical corner in the Orange Free State.

Stylish accommodation in Clarens does not get much better than this!

If you are looking for stylish and affordable accommodation in Clarens then Clarens Eddies is the perfect place for you and your family!  Clarens Eddies is the doorway to over 30 different activities that will keep everyone busy, whether you love the outdoors or enjoy great food, you will find it all in and around the quaint village close to Clarens Eddies.

The friendly and welcoming team at Clarens Eddies has won Certificates of Excellence Awards from leading international and national travel websites TripAdvisor and Booking.Com, which should be more than enough to convince you that you have chosen a great base at Clarens Eddies from which to explore the beautiful scenery and so much more on offer in and around Clarens.

A comfortable walk to the Clarens Village Nature Reserve will take you to beautiful streams and hiking trails that will satisfy any keen hiker.  Whether you choose a day of skiing at the Afriski Mountain Resort in nearby Lesotho or enjoy a pony trek also in Lesotho, the amount of activities available on the doorstep of Clarens Eddies is staggering.

If you need adventure to work off any lingering stress you will not be short of things to do, from horse riding to river rafting and mountain biking there is definitely something that will get the adrenaline pumping before you head back to your sanctuary at Clarens Eddies.

For the more sedentary visitor the bird life in Clarens is captivating and trout fishing is definitely on the cards, perhaps ending with a game of golf in beautiful surroundings.  You would be hard pressed to find a holiday destination in South Africa that holds such a wide variety of things to do.

It is worth keeping an eye on the Clarens Eddies website to remain up to date with the great midweek accommodation specials that make extending a long weekend very tempting!  Stylish accommodation at affordable rates in Clarens Eddies does not get much better than this.

History, culture and art define the magic that surrounds Clarens.

If you have never visited Clarens in the Free State it’s time to add it to your bucket list! Throw in the most comfortable and affordable accommodation at Clarens Eddies and you will be ready for a holiday in a million.

With a warm and friendly staff committed to ensuring that guests are absolutely comfortable, the stylishly furnished accommodation is an inducement to take a deep breath, put your feet up and relax.  With a beautiful mountain view, each unit has a separate entrance as well as garden furniture around a braai, ensuring that every comfort has been taken care of.  Each self-catering unit at Clarens Eddies has everything in it that you could possibly need, right down to your daily supply of clean towels.

The team at Clarens Eddies have also made sure that you do not have to suffer any entertainment or internet withdrawal symptoms by adding a TV sporting a variety of DSTV channels as well as free WiFi for those who want to maintain contact with friends and family (perhaps to brag about how amazing the holiday is!)

It’s almost a certainty that you will not be spending too much time in your home away from home at Clarens Eddies, not with a world of fun activities available in and around Clarens! Many artists have made their home in Clarens because of the beauty of the area from which they draw their inspiration, and the vibrant cultural mix in village of Clarens is testimony to the creative minds that live there.

Clarens was first established in 1912 and has a rich cultural history that echoes through the village and its many restaurants, its local brewery and eclectic mix of shops, with something to pique the interest of visitors around every corner.

If you would like to go somewhere completely out of the ordinary then Clarens will fit the bill perfectly!

Comfort and affordability makes Clarens Eddies the perfect accommodation on the doorstep of Clarens.

Before you plan the destination for your next holiday make sure you take a look at all that the picturesque village of Clarens has to offer, if anything your choice will be made a lot easier when you add up all the fantastic things to do in and around this interesting haven for artists.

Once you have decided to enjoy all that Clarens has to offer as a prime holiday destination, make sure you book your accommodation at Clarens Eddies for the warmest hospitality and best accommodation in Clarens.

Whether outdoors adventures like river rafting, skydiving and hot air ballooning get your adrenaline pumping or you prefer a quiet round of golf in this haven for bird watchers, no one will be lost for things to do in Clarens.

Using your accommodation at Clarens Eddies as a starting point you will be able to wonder through this historical town that plays host to a wide variety of restaurants and pubs as well as craft markets, art galleries and curio shops, this Jewel of Africa has something to offer everyone who comes to visit.

Clarens Eddies was established in 2006 and since then has gone on to win the 2014 and 2015 Trip Advisor and awards for service excellence, which has certainly been well deserved for the unbeatable hospitality that is offered at affordable prices.  Able to accommodate 2 – 7 guests in separate and private units, with a total capacity of 17 guests, Clarens Eddies is the perfect spot to hang your hat as you put your feet up and relax!

The team at Clarens Eddies is passionate about the comfort of their guests and this is evident in the caring attitude that is extended to all guests, proving that Clarens Eddies is the perfect home away from home when it is time to leave the fast pace of daily life behind.

For the most comfortable and affordable accommodation in Clarens please don’t hesitate to contact the team at Clarens Eddies.

An unforgettable holiday experience in Clarens awaits you in the comfort of Clarens Eddies.

An eclectic mixture of art, history and a quaint village surrounded by beautiful scenery is right on the doorstep of Clarens Eddies, combining every element of Clarens into comfortable and stylish accommodation.  From the moment you step over the threshold of Clarens Eddies the friendly welcome you receive will assure you that you have come to the right place to enjoy a magical holiday.

With a mild climate all year round, Clarens has an exceptional range of outdoor activities to keep the most active visitor very busy and if you have not done your research beforehand, the Clarens Eddies team will welcome you with a list of activities as long as your arm to clinch it.  Clarens Eddies is a place where the whole family is welcome, with comfortable self-contained units that offer a warm welcome at the end of a day spent exploring in and around Clarens.

Each unit at Clarens Eddies has a private entrance, a garden table and chairs in addition to the all-important braai!  Although you will be surrounded by beautiful views and more things to do than you may get to in one holiday, Clarens Eddies has made sure that there is also a world of entertainment available in the form of DSTV channels you can enjoy in the privacy of your own space.

Breakfast and other meals can all be arranged at any of the many local restaurants in the village, which are just a short walk from Clarens Eddies.  Between the Clarens brewery, the markets and shops in addition to the art galleries that dot Clarens, it will be hard to decide which to do first!

Whether you are planning a romantic getaway or a family holiday, the team at Clarens Eddies will show you exactly how to make the most of this vibrant corner just outside the kingdom of Lesotho in the Free State.