African Dawn B&B - Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

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Calvinia Accommodation
Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

African Dawn B&B

Calvinia, Hantam Karoo - Accommodation

African Dawn B&B rating

African Dawn B&B in Calvinia

Welcome to African Dawn B&B or Self Catering.

African Dawn B&B is a tranquil retreat, a place to relax and unwind in the heart of the Karoo. We offer quality, spacious and private accommodation to leisure and corporate travellers. We offer wifi and all rooms have DSTV (selected channels) and en-suite bathrooms. Kitchenette is equipped with bar fridge, kettle, microwave, crockery and cutlery. Breakfast is available at the in house coffee shop at an additional cost. African Dawn Coffee Shop is open Monday to Saturday from 07h30 to 17H30.

Calvinia is situated in the Northern Cape about halfway between Cape Town and Upington. The town is at the foot of the Hantam Mountains. Hantam being a Khoi word meaning “where the red bulbs grow.”

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at African Dawn B&B,Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

  • Available This Weekend
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Satellite TV
  • Wi-Fi

Nearby Towns:

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 46' 49.9" E / 31° 28' 1.1" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to African Dawn B&B in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

Departing: Cape Town International Airport
Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town, 7490, South Africa
Distance: 0.4 km / Duration: 4 hours 41 mins
1.Head south0.3 km
2.Continue straight0.3 km
3.Slight right0.4 km
4.Slight left toward Airport Approach Rd48 m
5.Continue straight0.1 km
6.Slight left onto Airport Approach Rd2.1 km
7.Merge onto Settlers Way/N22.2 km
8.Take exit 14 for M7/Vanguard Drive toward Bonteheuwel0.7 km
9.Turn right onto Jakes Gerwel Dr/M7
Continue to follow M7
8.1 km
10.Keep right to continue on N7290 km
11.Take the R27 exit on the right toward Vredendal/Vanrhynsdorp/Calvinia0.3 km
12.Turn left onto Vanriebeeck St/R27
Continue to follow R27
0.6 km
13.Turn right to stay on R27119 km
14.Continue straight onto Hoop St0.3 km
15.Turn right toward Jaagvlakte St0.1 km
16.Continue onto Jaagvlakte St0.4 km
17.Turn left
Destination will be on the left
0.4 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

Cape Town International Airport - Cape Town


Cape Town International airport used to be called D.F. Malan Airport and was opened in 1954 replacing the old Wingfield Aerodrome Airport.

This airport is the second busiest and second largest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa, by 2015 it is expected to have 14 million passengers pass through the airport. It is within easy driving distance (20 km) from the centre of Cape Town.

Reviews for African Dawn B&B

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African Dawn B&B rating

Great stopover. Great breakfast. Good people. Good value.

review by Eugene de Villiers

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African Dawn B&B rating

Excellent choice. Attention to detail all around. Includes great breakfast. Will certainly recommend them.

review by Karin K

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African Dawn B&B rating

What a lovely experience. The rooms are very comfortable and the hospitality great. The breakfast was also excellent.

review by Mignon Corder

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African Dawn B&B rating

Excellent, well prepared food. Never a slip up with food.

review by Lynette Louw

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African Dawn B&B rating

Awesome stay. Warm and clean and the staff are friendly. Food is nice.

review by Zona Van Rooyen

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African Dawn B&B rating

Great spot to stay in Calvinia. So hospitable and friendly

review by Hayles

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African Dawn B&B rating

Al lovely calm and pleasant spot to enjoy light meals and tea/coffee. Just around the corner from the main road. Excellent and friendly service.

review by Huis Landman

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African Dawn B&B rating

Beautiful, relaxed place place for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Kid-friendly too, with a lovely jungle-gym.

review by Sanette Swift

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Squeecky neat. Lovely large, comfy rooms. Equipped. Breakfast Room. Coffee Shop. Play area outside for kids.

review by Michelle Mengel

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Lovely spot, great hospitality. Will definitely return. They serve a great breakfast here, there is a wonderful playground for kids to stretch their legs, and the rooms are large and comfortable. The town of Calvinia is also worth a visit - big red post box selfie!

review by Pete Soulsby

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African Dawn B&B rating

Very friendly & helpful host and owner, DawnComfortable guest house with lovely gardens and outside seatingRooms are clean, well equipped and spaciousA blessing to have found this amazingly restful place

review by Fiona Cummings

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100%. I stopped off enroute from Botswana to Cape Town. Dawn was very friendly and helpful. I rate this as a great B&B. Great price, great room, nice bed, nice pillows good DSTV.

review by Neil Lumsden

"Lovely place"

What a lovely place, we really felt welcome from the word go - everything is squeaky clean, fresh and nice, food is excellent, and really friendly people....oom Berti and Tannie Dawn! Will go back anytime.

review by Antoinette Nell, South Africa


Beds and linnen (5/5)Comfort and privacy (5/5)Food (5/5)Hosts, Dawn, Berty and Kevin (5/5)Value for money (5/5)

review by Johann Van der Linde, South Africa

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