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De Akker Guest House

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Front of property
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Self-catering Unit 7 | Terrace/patio
Self-catering Unit 6 | Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, in-room safe

Overview of De Akker Guest House

De Akker Guest House

4.0 star property
4-star B&B with outdoor pool, near Cango Wildlife Ranch

9,4/10 Exceptional

25 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is R1 000
Price available on 2022/12/09
82 Kerk Street, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Childcare
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Microwave in a common area
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • George (GRJ) - 49 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • La Dolce Vita - 3 min walk
  • Brian's Grill and Family Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Nostalgie - 4 min walk
  • Annys Bistro - 5 min walk
  • Bello Cibo Restaurant - 5 min walk

About this property

De Akker Guest House

De Akker Guest House offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for ZAR 500.00 per person one-way. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. Other highlights at this upscale bed & breakfast include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the breakfast and central location.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Up to 4 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Supervised childcare*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited


  • Airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free daily reception
  • Shared microwave

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Fence around the pool

What to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • 24-hour pool access


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Sign language-capable staff
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance


  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 74-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Select Comfort mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • 7 bathrooms
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 100.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 500.00 per person (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool open 24-hours
  • The seasonal pool is open from January to December

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Akker Guest House B&B Oudtshoorn
Akker Guest House B&B
Akker Guest House Oudtshoorn
De Akker Oudtshoorn
De Akker Guest House Oudtshoorn
De Akker Guest House Bed & breakfast
De Akker Guest House Bed & breakfast Oudtshoorn

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at De Akker Guest House?
This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at De Akker Guest House?
As of 08 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at De Akker Guest House on 09 December 2022 start from R1 000, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is there a pool at De Akker Guest House?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
Are pets allowed at De Akker Guest House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at De Akker Guest House?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by De Akker Guest House?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM on request. The charge is ZAR 500.00 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at De Akker Guest House?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at De Akker Guest House and nearby?
De Akker Guest House has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden and access to a nearby outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near De Akker Guest House?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Brian's Grill and Family Restaurant (3-min walk), Nostalgie (4-min walk), and Annys Bistro (5-min walk).
What's the area around De Akker Guest House like?
De Akker Guest House is a short 1-minute walk from Oudtshoorn Suspension Bridge and 7 minutes' walk from C.P. Nel Museum. Travelers say the area is safe.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Solid option for Oudtshoorn
We had a very pleasant stay at De Akker. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast options were great as well. Parking is pretty straight forward. You're given a fob fob for the gate, and you just let yourself in and out as you please. The only negatives I can think of is the size of the room, and it's proximity to others. It's not that the walls were necessarily thin, it's just that the rooms all share one very small corridor. So if you even opened your door a crack, you could hear your neighbor pretty plainly. But other than that, it's a great place to stay in Oudtschoorn. It's a 300 m walk to downtown and right in the center.
Tebey, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful Stay
We had a wonderful stay in Oudshoorn at De Akker. The service was incredible, the breakfasts were superb and we were given excellent advice as to where to see the highlights of the area. I would most definitely recommend staying here!
Nicola, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Last minute booking
Very welcoming, good breakfast, nice staff, good location. Would recommend.
John, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

rozel, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic place to stay. Staff were all incredibly friendly and helpful. They gave us discount vouchers for local tourist things to do, a map with where everything is and advised on activities. Our room was lovely and breakfast each morning was great. Absolutely chuffed that De Akker even offered a washing service, which we needed after a while on the road. They washed, dried and even packed away our clothes. Thanks so much for a fabulous stay!
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

One of the best!!!
What a wonderful place!! Feels like home - attention to detail, cannot think of anything to improve!! Quality bedding, personal touch through out the guesthouse is amazing...from the rooms to the breakfast. We stayed in a 3 bedroom (2 adults and my 10 year old son). There was enough space and the location is very good. Will definately stay here again!
Kurt, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Barbara, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We stayed at De Akker Guesthouse when visiting the Cango Caves and Ostrich Farm. The property is conveniently located in Oudtshoorn town centre and within walking distance to restaurants and shops. It is clean and has everything you need. Highly recommended and great value.
Paul, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

De Akker B&B was great! Mary (the owner) and Sueny were so kind and helpful! When we get back to Oudtshoorn we will come back to De Akker B&B!
Toni, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very clnean and quiet
2-night trip
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