Clarens Inn and Backpackers
Clarens, Eastern Free State - Accommodation
Clarens Inn and Backpackers in Clarens
Clarens Inn and Backpackers provides accommodation for adventurers with the first step in the countless journeys of discovery, relaxation and exhilaration which the famed ‘Jewel of the Eastern Free State’ has to offer. From the vibrant hum of the town streets to the stunning views of the Golden Gate National Park, the area surrounding Clarens is always intriguing and exciting.
Whether you desire careering down hair-raising 4x4 trails, traversing the many peaks which highlight the expanse, or simply basking in the glorious climate, then rest assured that the landscape of Clarens is spectacular enough to accommodate all.
There is a shop named Voetstoots, a specialized antique store, situated in town which offers a great variety of unique items. What started as a hobby has blossomed into an incredible range of fascinating original pieces, including all kinds of art, woodwork, glassware and tin.
We have our very own specialized silversmith on the premises, providing visitors the opportunity to order a special jewellery item as reminder of pleasure-filled days in the mountains, while the enticing coffee shop will provide guests with a multitude of nostalgic memories.
Services at the Clarens Inn and Backpackers include laundry, bicycle hire, heated rooms in winter, catering facilities and tour arrangements. Activities nearby include white water rafting, abseiling, horse riding, golf, tennis, zip-line, paintball, pub crawling and live music.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Clarens Inn and Backpackers,Clarens, Eastern Free State
- Available Next Weekend
- Available This Weekend
- Indoor Fireplace
- Laundry Facilities
- No Credit Card Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Room Service
- Wheelchair Enabled
- Winter School Holidays
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 24' 47.6" E / 28° 30' 56.8" S
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|Departing: Bloemfontein Airport|
|Address: Bloemfontein Airport (BFN), Unnamed Road, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.6 km / Duration: 2 hours 51 mins|
|1.||Head south||1.1 km|
|2.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit||0.6 km|
|3.||Turn left to merge onto N8 toward Maseru||120 km|
|4.||Continue straight onto R26||115 km|
|5.||Slight right toward R711||70 m|
|6.||Slight right onto R711||33.2 km|
|7.||Turn left||0.9 km|
|8.||Continue onto Malherbe St||0.6 km|
|9.||Turn right onto Main St||0.2 km|
|10.||Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Van Reenen St|
Partial restricted usage road
Destination will be on the left
Nearest Airport & Flights
Bloemfontein Airport - Bloemfontein+ FIND FLIGHT TO Bloemfontein
President Jacob Zuma renamed Bloemfontein International Airport to Bram Fischer International Airport on 13 December 2012. Bram Fischer was a lawyer notable for anti-apartheid activism.
Bram Fischer International Airport caters for more than 400 000 passengers per year and is only 15 kilometres from Bloemfontein city centre.
Reviews for Clarens Inn and Backpackers
Very relaxed and amazing experience. Best hosts ever
I loved it there! Not a hotel style but very relaxing and peaceful. The log cabin I stayed in has everything you need.
I was so impressed with Clarens Inn. Katie was so friendly and welcoming, even offered accommodation in a lovely little place, The Beehive, which was exactly what I needed after the shock of having valuables and cash stolen from our "secure" accommodation at Nieu Bethesda. Katie, you are a star! Very affordable, clean and charming, well recommended.
Friendly, helpful. Very welcoming.
"Katie was an involved and caring host."
We enjoyed ourselves.
Friendly and accommodating hosts. Clean with hot showers accompanies with the beautiful surroundings of Clarens and near the hiking trails.
Thank you so much for everything, it was amazing...I have one suggestion..The toilets can get doors, the curtains dont cover much.Greetings D
Simple but usfull and cheap, dormatory are confortabl. You can find evrything you need to cool, bbq includ.
This place is really good value for money. A wide variety of rooms and one gets this hippy vibe when walking through all the rooms and lush gardens. There are some great hiking trails too. Thanks Katy for the friendly service!
Good value for money. Greate view and friendly people. Will come again.
Katy was nice enough to offer me a place to stay under a veranda on short notice. I didn't see the inside of any of the huts but they look very eclectic from the outside and as I understand it each one is different. The best part of this place is actually the common braai/ kitchen area. It makes it so easy to meet other people there and it was a nice atmosphere over mealtimes. Hiking trails start directly from the facility!
Leka vibe with staff , quiet, a little away from town so you dont hear cars the whole time. Clean, well set up ! Very affordable too.
An absolutely legendary quaint little town with a very homely backpackers. Great place to crash if all you need is a bed and an evening fire
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