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30 Van Riebeeck Street, Barrydale, South Africa
32 Van Riebeeck Street Barrydale Western Cape 6750 ZA

Karoo Art Hotel is a quirky, relaxed and welcoming country hotel in Barrydale, a farming village in the Klein Karoo located on the scenic Route 62 between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn or the Garden Route. Recently rebranded, the hotel is a funky showcase for the varied creative talents nurtured by the Karoo, and is loved for its authentic country hotel hospitality.

The hotel has just 15 rooms, each with its own personality and creative twist, some featuring balconies and beautiful views overlooking the village. Almost every wall in the hotel has an interesting artwork – sometimes the walls themselves are the canvas!

The hotel’s regional specialty restaurant has received many awards and is a proud member of of the international gastronomic guild Chaîne des Rôtisseurs standing for exceptional food and camaradie of the table. The restaurant has established itself as a gourmet destination on Route 62 where guests enjoy superb Klein Karoo cuisine! At Karoo Art the art of winemaking is celebrated with one of the best wine lists in the country: In 2014 the hotel had been awarded the prestigious Diners Club Wine List Diamond Award, the highest accolade possible.

Additional facilities include a comfortable lounge, cosy bar with bar stage for regular live entertainment on weekends, lovely gardens with a large swimming pool and extensive seating opportunities as well as numerous fireplaces and braai facilities.

Barrydale is a 2,5 hour drive from Cape Town, set in the heart of the Cape’s longest wine route and not far from the famous Warmwaterberg hot water springs. Barrydale is not only a stop-over, the quaint town is filled with its own charm and attractions. Nestled in the Tradouw Valley and surrounded by Karoo, Barrydale is the ideal escape for both outdoor adventurers and those who prefer to indulge in culture, wine and cuisine.

Karoo Art Hotel can be booked exclusively for special occasions such as weddings, birthday functions or corporate events. The hotel’s gardens and the adjoining historic Belanti Theatre & Bioscope with seats for up to 100 guests and its own intimate 40-seater cinema serve as the ideal venue for any event. Guests will be able to get away from the city, absorb the fresh country air, unwind, relax experience the hotel’s motto: Keeping it country, keeping it funky!


01 August – 15 December 2015: Cardholders receive a 10% discount on all accommodation charges.

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