Okiep Country Hotel
Okiep, Namaqualand - Accommodation
Okiep Country Hotel in Okiep
Malcolm and his friendly staff offer you traditional country hospitality in a modern and elegant setting in the historic town of Okiep, once the site of the richest copper mine in the world. Tours to the surrounding areas are also available on request. All rooms are en-suite, with air-conditioning and DStv.
Okiep is the oldest mining town in South Africa, where copper was first discovered and mined in 1855. A railway line from Okiep to Port Nolloth was built in 1866 for the shipping of copper, and because there was not enough water for the steam engines, the Namaqualand Mule Train was pulled by mules until 1890. In 1918 the Okiep copper mines ceased operating and the place almost became a ghost town. In springtime, Okiep is - like the whole of Namaqualand - very rich in blossoming wild flowers.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Okiep Country Hotel,Okiep, Namaqualand
- Available Next Weekend
- Credit Card Facilities
- Indoor Fireplace
- Laundry Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Restaurant on Premises
- Room Service
- Satellite TV
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair Enabled
- Womens Day Weekend
- 4 X 4 Trails
- Game Drives
- Horse Riding
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 17° 52' 58.3" E / 29° 35' 51.8" S
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Driving to Okiep Country Hotel in Okiep, Namaqualand
|Departing: Upington Airport|
|Address: Upington Airport (UTN), Unnamed Road, Upington, 8801, South Africa|
|Distance: 31 m / Duration: 4 hours 30 mins|
|1.||Head southwest||0.8 km|
|2.||Turn left||0.9 km|
|3.||Continue onto N10||3.3 km|
|4.||At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Dr Nelson Mandela Dr/N10|
Continue to follow N10
|5.||Continue onto Le Roux St/N14|
Continue to follow N14
|6.||Turn right onto Main Rd/N14|
Continue to follow N14
|7.||Turn right||10.2 km|
|8.||Turn right||1.0 km|
Destination will be on the left
Nearest Airport & Flights
Upington Airport - Upington+ FIND FLIGHT TO Upington
Upington Airport is a small airport and was opened in 1968 as Pierre van Ryneveld Airport, it has a capacity to have 40 000 travellers but only has around 24 315 passengers departing and around 3 425 passengers arriving.
Upington Airport also has the longest runway in Africa, the runway was built to accommodate a Boeing 747 so that it didn't have to stop along the way to Europe.
Reviews for Okiep Country Hotel
I love the coffee most! Calling all coffee lovers. Staff are very friendly and care for their clients. This ia also a very popular venue for photographers.
Friendly staff, clean and neat super breakfast . Aircons working properly ample hot water . Highly recommended.
This hotel is really the best!It is exceptionally clean and the staff are extremely friendly. The food is delicious and the service is incredible. Well done and thank you for a most enjoyable stay.
Lovely little place. Soft bed and bedding. Amazing buffet dinner. Simple traditional great tasting.
The best in the West. Friendly staff. Top Management. Always open to help and work with everyone. I would recommend always
Staff are friendly and helpfull alwas ready to assist. know their job
Friendly and efficient staff. Good value for money.
Very clean and beautifully furnished lounge and dining room...not sure what the rooms are like didn't stay over.....very helpful
Best overnight stay ever!food is fabulous.best lamb neck I ever had.definitely a 5 star.And for all the staff,thank you for the warm welcome.
Excellent services Friendly and very helpful personnel The lady at reception assisted us in a time of need for accommodation while still in Namibia on our way back to South Africa She was helpfull friendly and concerned about our well-being. Thanks to her the management and all the staff for their professional hospitality. Will definitely visit you again God bless!!!
Great food, friendly staff. A must if you travelling in the Namaqualand area
Good food awesome rooms
Excellent stopover, should be a destination of choice. Very helpfull staff. The food is great value for money.
Its good place to be in waith family and friends. Friendly staff and delicious food. Must visit.
Neat and clean. Friendly staff. They have all the facilities you would need while travelling through the Northern Cape. A restaurant. A laundry service. An aircon. The room is cleaned and made up everyday as well.
We found the room very nice and enjoyed the night we spent there. The staff were also very accommodating when we realised that an amount was still outstanding once we left.
We were a little hesitant when we drove up, but it turned out to be a lovely stop on the way to the Namibian border!
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