Easily one of the most popular road trips in South Africa is the renowned Garden Route. The 300km stretch of coast in the South East of the country, is known for its thriving diverse plant ecology and stunning scenery. 

One of the largest towns along the Garden Route is George. Located in the Outeniqua Mountains just 8km from the ocean, which makes George a great place to live. Due to its size and popularity, George has become something of a gateway to the Garden Route with many people looking for George accommodation to suit their needs.

That is why we decided to write this list of some of our picks for the best George accommodation you can find. We hope this will help you find the best accommodation, as you can compare what each has to offer. Allowing you to find the ideal accommodation to suit your individual preferences and needs.

Oakhurst Hotel

Cape Dutch-style manor house is the home of this George accommodation

While hotels are often among the biggest accommodations available, conjuring images of towering skyscrapers. That is not the case at this lovely George accommodation, as the Oakhurst Hotel is inside a Cape Dutch-style manor house. However, don’t let this rural aesthetic mislead you as this hotel is located close to the centre of George, ensuring you keep a finger on the pulse of this wonderful town.

The hotel has a total of 25 rooms, with 8 Standard rooms, 4 Deluxe rooms, and 13 Family rooms. The standard and deluxe rooms sleep a total of 2 adults, the family room can sleep 2 adults and 2 kids, or 3 adults, and all rooms have en-suite bathrooms. All of the rooms are well equipped with free WiFi, air conditioning and heating, and a TV with DSTV. Additionally, the rooms have an electronic safe so you can rest assured that your belongings are safe while you enjoy your holiday.

There is no shortage of attractions with this George accommodation thanks to its central location. Which keeps you close to the action like the Outeniqua Transport Museum, and a stunning blue flag beach. There are also stunning botanical gardens with mountain bike trails and bird watching. There are also numerous fantastic restaurants in the area to dine at. The hotel itself does have a pool which is great to cool off or splash around with the family. With so much to offer it is easy to see why this accommodation is at the top of our list.

ArendsRus Country Lodge

Tall tree standing between two wooden cottages, under a blue sky and next to well kept green lawns

If you are looking for a George accommodation that is a bit more secluded, then look no further than the ArendRus Country Lodge. This wonderful accommodation is a mere 28-minute drive outside of George. This accommodation offers a tranquil escape ideal for those wanting to immerse themselves in the verdant vegetation of the Garden Route.

The Lodge has 6 wooden cabins set in their fynbos gardens. 5 of these cabins have double rooms and the other is their honeymoon room. All of these rooms include en-suite bathrooms with bath and shower facilities. They also come standard with tea/coffee stations, clock radio, heating, ceiling fans, and in-room telephones. Additionally, this accommodation has laundry and room service available. All of this ensures that you enjoy a vacation immersed in nature without leaving behind modern luxury.

As this accommodation is oriented towards nature lovers there are many great outdoor activities available. These include hiking and mountain bike trails that allow you to enjoy the beautiful scenery up close. There are also great bird-watching opportunities in the area. If you want to spend some time indoors there is also a 24-hour communal lounge at this accommodation. The lounge has a tv with DSTV and a bar for refreshments. The lounge is also next to the lodge’s heated swimming pool, meaning you can keep an eye on the kids while relaxing in the lounge with a cup of coffee.

African Sun Guest House

Two rondavel rooms, sitting on well manicured lawns, a more unique and memorable George accommodation

If you want a George accommodation that shows you the thriving farm life of the area. Then the African Sun Guest House is perfect for you. This accommodation is located on the R404 just 4km from George Airport. Allowing you to sample farm-style life while still being close to town and all of its attractions.

The guest house has various rooms available ranging from their single up to the family room. They also have picturesque rondavel rooms available for an unforgettable stay. All of the rooms come standard with a TV with DSTV, complimentary WiFi, tea and coffee facilities, and a bathroom with a bath and shower. Additionally, there is a braai area that is well-equipped to enjoy South Africa’s favourite pastime. 

The small holding this accommodation is on offers a variety of activities to keep you busy. There are numerous strawberry and raspberry fields which are open for picking in the appropriate seasons. There is also a small train, pony rides, and a playground that are sure to keep the children entertained. This accommodation is a great way to experience a more rural lifestyle in comfort.

These are our picks for the best George accommodation available. These 3 are sure to provide you with a stay that is comfortable and memorable. We hope that this information will help you find the best accommodation to suit your needs. Ensuring you have the perfect holiday so you can relax and make pleasant memories.

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