Onse Rus Guest House, Prince Albert

Surround yourself with the nothingness – The Great Karoo is in the middle of nowhere but is the heart of everything. Prins Albert is situated at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountain Range. Here time is suspended in the dry crisp Karoo air. It is the place of silence, vast open spaces, and a night sky so full of stars that you can almost reach out and touch them…

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Time is suspended in the dry crisp Karoo air

You will immediately feel at home as you slow down to the relaxed pace of country life and take time to experience simple beauty, the attention to detail, the small unexplained things, the dogs the cat the ducks and the horses – the odd shaped rooms – the garden with quirky stone men – the warm and inviting lounge leading onto a large shaded garden with swimming pool, bedrooms with French doors and shutters opening into the garden – the harshness of the Karoo that gives you grace in the evening and gentleness in the morning.

“Prince Albert is a great little town with a lot to offer and Onse Rus is the place to be based while exploring. The converted house dating back to 1852 remains filled with history and charm while being tastefully renovated to incorporate just the right amount of modern day amenities. The staff are wonderful and the food is excellent.
A definite recommendation for Prince Albert and your gateway to the Swartberg Mountains and the famous Swartberg Pass.” Roger, The Expedition Project.


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