Tankwa Lodge - Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

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Calvinia Accommodation
Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

Tankwa Lodge

Calvinia, Hantam Karoo - Accommodation

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Tankwa Lodge in Calvinia

When entering the Tankwa Lodge in Calvinia, visitors are still welcomed with true warm country hospitality. Formed in 1851 on the Oorlogskloof River and named after religious reformer Johan Calvin, Calvinia lies at the foot of the dolerite-topped Hantam Moutains. “Hantam” being a Khoi word meaning “where the red bulbs grow”. It is the region’s key growth point and one of the country’s largest wool-producing areas.

The Lodge offers accommodation in 25 comfortable rooms all with en-suite showers and bathrooms. Seven of the rooms are air-conditioned, and the other 18 rooms have fans.

There is a splash pool for guests to cool off in the summer heat. In addition, the lodge has a restaurant and bar which is independently owned and operated, a beer garden and secure parking.

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Facilities available at Tankwa Lodge,Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

Facilities
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Conference Venues
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Womens Day Weekend

Nearby Towns:

Alternative accommodation near Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Calvinia, Hantam Karoo Current Current
Nieuwoudtville, Hantam Karoo 1 hour 0 mins 70.1 km
Loeriesfontein, Hantam Karoo 1 hour 9 mins 81.2 km
Loeriesfontein, Hantam Karoo 1 hour 11 mins 82.4 km
Williston, Hantam Karoo 1 hour 40 mins 116 km
Tankwa Karoo National Park, Hantam Karoo 2 hours 28 mins 143 km
Brandvlei, Hantam Karoo 2 hours 10 mins 151 km
Sutherland, Hantam Karoo 2 hours 17 mins 161 km
Carnarvon, Hantam Karoo 3 hours 29 mins 245 km

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Map of Tankwa Lodge in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 46' 38.4" E / 31° 28' 30" S

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Driving to Tankwa Lodge in Calvinia, Hantam Karoo

Departing: Cape Town International Airport
Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town, 7490, South Africa
Distance: 0.2 km / Duration: 4 hours 39 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 St
Destination will be on the right
0.2 km

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Cape Town International Airport - Cape Town

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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 Tankwa Lodge

"Stay in Calvinia"

We stayed in Calvinia Hotel and experienced great hospitality. The meal at the restaurant - Lamb shank -' was outstanding and would gladly recommend it.

review by Anton Cilliers, South Africa

"Closed Lodge -1 star"

We had arrived on calvinia in the afternoon, coming from Oudtshoorn.The Tankwa Lodge was completely closed , no information at the dirty door!!We had checked in the Calvinia Hotel !!

review by Hartmut Dr.Bauer, Germany

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