Four-Star 22-Key Boutique Hotel For Sale, Garden Route, South Africa

Location: Oudtshoorn, Garden Route, between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Name: Turnberry Boutique Hotel

Guide Price: TBA…Hotel will go to auction 29th January

No. of Keys: 22, with six room classifications, including a Presidential Suite 

The Opportunity: The Turnberry Boutique Hotel is a great place to stay for visitors to explore the beauty of the area. From the majestic Swartberg Mountains to Ostrich Show Farms, elephant and Lion feeding and Bush- and Meerkat Safaris. Visit the Swartberg Pass – an UNESCO World heritage site, go wine tasting, craft beer and gin tasting, mountain biking, zip lining and do the adventure tour at the Cango Caves – the biggest show caves in Africa.

There are six different types of rooms available at the hotel, each one luxuriously decorated to make you feel total comfort and relaxation. You can enjoy stays in the Classic Double Rooms, Luxury Family Suites, Luxury Double Bedrooms, Luxury Garden Twin Rooms, Luxury Twin Rooms or the Presidential Suite.

All rooms come equipped with air-conditioning, telephone, TV with DSTV, safe, minibar, tea and coffee-making facilities, en-suite bathroom and double beds fitted with crisp, white linen. You can access the free Wi-Fi from any of the rooms, so you are always connected.

Turnberry Restaurant serves an unique South African Braai Experience for groups of 10 guests or more. A limited set menu is available for smaller groups when the Braai is not served.

Guests gather round the fire while listening, dancing and singing to Boere Musiek while the proprietor braais Boerewors, Pork Lion Chop, Chicken Wing and Ostrich Kebabs on a wood fire grill. This is served with BraaiBroodjies, Salads and Paptert (Traditional Polenta Bake) followed by Malva Pudding and Ice Cream. A cultural experience not to be missed.

This quaint Scottish themed pub serves the coldest beer in the Southern Hemisphere! Great variety of local and imported drinks available at reasonable prices. Locally hand crafted Karusa Ale on tap together with local Karusa wines provide that special local feel in a pub where everyone knows your name.

All the major sporting events can be viewed on the big screen whilst enjoying the company of local sports fanatics. Due to the spectacular weather in this area, the outside bar area is popular throughout the year. Nothing better than a Cosmo or Long Island Ice Tea next to the pool.

The very modern Boet Schnetler Conference centre is ideal for weddings/private functions and conferences. This room is fully air-conditioned with dimmers and its own bar area. It can seat between 80 and 100 delegates.

The Cango Caves are listed among the world’s greatest natural wonders. Formed over millions of years, the caves offer a fascinating journey through breathtaking limestone formations.

Although the caves had been used by Bushmen they remained unexplored until sometime around 1780. They are one of the 10 most visited tourist attractions in South Africa and are must to be visited. The caves were declared a National Monument in 1938 and stretch for more than 2 kilometres into the mountain.

The Swartberg Pass, also a National Monument, is just a few kilometres further north along the R328 towards Prince Albert and is described as one of the most spectacular and dramatic roads in the World.

The Swartberg Nature Reserve encompasses 129,000 hectares of tranquillity and features remarkably diverse vegetation, including renosterveld, mountain fynbos, Karooveld, spekboom veld and numerous geophyte species. VK

Main Picture: The Turnberry Boutique Hotel

Current Owners: Private family

Flag and Management: Free to new owner

Financials: 2019 numbers and details of recent refurbishment available post LOI/EOI.

Tenure: Freehold

Agent: Local agent in partnership with THPT. The hotel is die to go to auction on the 29th January 2021, but offers can be made beforehand.

Guide Price: The sale is via auction….buyers outside of SA can bid online…SA is two hours ahead of UK and seven hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time in the US (e.g. Washington DC). Pre-auction offers can be made…call THPT for more details.

Date Posted: January 2021

THPT Comment: Fab opportunity to secure this boutique hotel, with great occupancy and a reputation built up over the years by the current owner. He is a strong marketing man, and the hotel is part of Big Tree Marketing, which largely represents the Garden Route.

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