Golden Gate Highlands National Park Accommodation offered inside the park.

Golden Gate Highlands National Park Accommodation offers magnificent sights in gorgeous natural surroundings, Golden Gate Highlands National Park is an example of the spectacular scenery to be found in this part of the North-Eastern Free State. Dramatic sandstone cliffs, a fine selection of wildlife, a diverse range of plants, spectacular spots for birding … everything rolled into one visually stunning national park.

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Golden Gate Hotel & Chalets

With the new luxurious state of the art facilities, Golden Gate Hotel now has a classy and modern decorating theme, ‘African seasons’, visible throughout the hotel and compliments the natural surroundings of the Park. Bright yellow illustrates the warm African summer sun, while white and dusty blue depicts winter. Exciting greens enhance the splendour of the spring rooms, and that exclusive Eastern Free State autumn is visible in the warm orange, earth brown and rich red of the autumn rooms’ décor.
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Golden Gate Hotel & Chalets Accommodation

Now with 54 luxurious rooms, with twin singles, queens and kings or bathtubs for the rest. Visitors will be able to gaze out their windows and appreciate the remarkable views of the surrounding mountains. The new hotel will also be fully compliant regarding accessibility for the mobility-impaired. The new honeymoon room will ensure that newlyweds spend their first night together in style, with dark chocolate and heart red as the designing colours, all decorated in an open plan to enhance feelings of intimacy and cosiness. A spa and shower are big enough for two complete this perfect picture.

A cocktail and coffee bar lounge enhance the top floor, while the lowest floor has a spot bar with an upbeat décor. The Masutsa restaurant allows for sophisticated spaciousness and can seat up to 250 guests who can enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains.

The latest state of the art conferencing equipment fills the five different conference spaces, with the largest one big enough for 250 delegates. The 34 adjacent self-catering chalets also underwent a minor upgrade, ensuring that guests neighbouring the hotel also enjoy their gateway in a brand new style.

Glen Reenen Rest Camp

The Glen Reenen Rest Camp is situated close to the Golden Gate Hotel & Chalets and offers rondavels, longdavels and guest cottages. For nature lovers who prefer to get a bit closer to the natural environment, caravan and camping sites are also on the list.
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Highlands Mountain Retreat

Highlands Mountain Retreat is the perfect getaway for visitors craving a secluded setting. The wooden cabins, tucked into the mountainside, offer unbelievable vistas of the surrounding Maluti’s, that seem to stretch as far as the eye can see. A great escape for the mind, body and soul… Highlands Mountain Retreat is a luxury camp that is home to eight log cabins.
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Calmness, peaceful, isolated…exactly what you’ll be getting from these eight perfect-for-winter spacious log cabins, seeing as they were designed to retain warmth during the chilling season, but also allow coolness during the summer months.

Noordt Brabant Guest House

Located 6 km from Glen Reenen Rest Camp, this rustic little farmhouse provides a comfortable setting for guests. It gives the visitor a “prehistoric” feeling and eastern Free State awe while they’re relaxing in the surrounding environment.
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Wilgenhof Environmental Education Centre

This well-maintained centre has been offering professional and outstanding educational programmes for over 20 years, includes a large hall with kitchen and accommodation for 92 people. The stunning natural surroundings of the mighty peaks of Ribbokkop and Snow Hills ensure a charming stay, with the added bonus of ancient rock art just a few minutes’ walk away. This is the ideal spot for youth groups, as they can learn about the history and secrets of the neighbouring environment while experiencing it first hand.
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Key facilities
  • 80 dorm beds (4 rooms of 20 beds).
  • 12 beds for facilitators/drivers (6 twin rooms).
  • Spacious hall.
  • Self-catering or catered options with a well-equipped kitchen.
  • Canoeing, abseiling and guided walks included in price (for educational groups).
  • Horse riding at very reasonable rates.
  • Beautiful grounds including sports field, lapa and stunning views across the valley.

Basotho Cultural Village

Be transported back in time when you visit the Basotho Cultural Village Rest Camp, which mirrors an 18th century Basotho village. An amazing architectural sight with stunning settings and decorations that will colour a soothing and relaxing backdrop for the visitor. Guests can rest assured that the self-catering accommodation will be nothing short of comfortable and cosy. The natural surroundings serve to only enhance this picturesque little setting in the park, where safe game viewing can be happily enjoyed without the effort of embarking on an actual game drive.
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(Glen Reenen Rest Camp)
Tel: +27 58 255 0909, Fax: +27 58 255 0901
(Golden Gate Hotel and Chalets)
Tel: +27 58 255 1000, Fax: +27 58 255 0980
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Central Reservations:
Tel: +27 (0)12 428 9111
Fax: +27 (0)12 426 5511
Travel Trade Reservations:
Tel: +27 (0)12 426 5025
Fax: +27 (0)12 343 2006

Golden Gate Highlands National Park Accommodation offered outside the park.

Golden Gate Highlands National Park Accommodation within a 10 km radius.

Kiara Lodge Resort

Set in the breathtakingly picturesque Maluti Mountains between the Golden Gate Reserve and the quaint village of Clarens, Kiara Lodge offers an all-encompassing retreat with easy access to explore nearby attractions. Large grounds ensure that you get to enjoy the peace and quiet, and with a choice of apartment-style or freestanding self-catering chalets, there is a unit to suit everyone’s needs.

Tel: 0861 ANYTIME (0861 269 846)

Fax: 0861 FAX ANY (0861 329 269)

Resort A/H Tel: 058 255 0140


Office Hours: 08h00 – 17h00 (Mon-Fri)