Policies | Schoone Oordt



  • We welcome and love children of all ages.
  • Age 0 to 6 free when sharing with their parents.
  • Age 7 to 10, 25% of rack room rate including breakfast when sharing with parents.
  • Older than 10, we recommend reserving the family cottage or inter-leading standard rooms.
  • There is a single sofa bed, ideal for children up to 10yrs of age, and space for a cot in each standard & luxury room.
  • There is space for a camper cot in the Honeymoon Suite, but no sofa bed.
  • Our Family Cottage has 2 extended length single beds in an upstairs loft area with an extended length king for parents.
    • There is a flat rate for this room based on 2 adults and 2 children (of any age).
    • Please note that we have one antique wooden and one modern camper cot.  Please ensure that these are pre-booked if required.

Provisional Bookings

  • We’re very happy to hold provisional bookings for a maximum of 2 weeks, unless out of season or very far in advance, then we’re negotiable.

Festive Season Minimum Stay

  • There is a two-night minimum stay requirement over the Christmas and New Year period, from the 24th December to the 8th January.


  • We require a 50% deposit from guests to secure a reservation.


  • No show or early departure forfeits 100% of total stay.
  • Cancellations 0 to 14 days prior forfeit 100% of total stay.
  • Cancellations 15 to 28 days prior forfeit 50% of total stay.
  • Cancellations in excess of 28 days prior will incur a 10% administration fee to cover banking and handling charges.
  • Please note that we do consider a cancellation on merit, if it is truly beyond the guests’ control, and will charge accordingly

Visa cards

  • We accept all major credit cards at no additional charge.


  • We have 10 rooms:
    1. 2 x standard rooms which are upstairs overlooking the grounds, accessible from the back of the property and have an inter-leading door through the balcony therefore making them more affordable for families or groups of friends travelling together. They do not need to be booked together, however.
    2. 6 x luxury rooms which are identical in décor & facilities except for unique antique cupboards & dressers
    3. 1 x Honeymoon Suite which is private, larger & more romantic
    4. 1 x Family Cottage which is also more private & separate from other guests
  • The Honeymoon Suite is at the opposite end of the property to the Family Cottage.
  • All rooms are fitted with tea/coffee stations, refrigerators, aircon, satellite TV, DVD players, fireplaces, underfloor heating & heated towel rails in the bathrooms.
  • Pure goose down bedding, 100% cotton, custom made embroidered linen, embroidered gowns, slippers & pure wool carpets add to the luxury.
  • We were awarded 5-star Guesthouse by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa in December 2008 and again in December of 2009. We were awarded 5-star Country House in February of 2011, again in January of 2012 and most recently in January of 2013 by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.


  • Smoking is not permitted in the rooms or the manor house, but ashtrays are provided on the patios.

Updated 12th November 2013