De Oude Huize with its landscaped garden, scenic views over Platberg mountain is an idyllic getaway. Situated in Harrismith, central South Africa – only three hours from Johannesburg to the North, three hours from Durban in the South and three and a half hours from Bloemfontein in the West. Harrismith is surrounded by koppies capped in sandstone, and surrounded by roads meandering through pastoral valleys and farms. De Oude Huize is the best kept secret in the Eastern Free State.
It is secluded, quiet and peaceful; whether you are a local or international guest, the history displayed and recorded here is fascinating. It is so interesting and the treasures within are a wonder to behold - prompting happy memories of days gone by.
The rooms at De Oude Huize are huge, each one has its own unique style and is decorated with a quaint flavour of yesteryear, all en suite. There is wonderful fireplaces that through, winter, keep the guests warm and cosy, complete with a decanter with sherry to our disposal and there is free internet WiFi. Personal attention to detail and the comfort of the guests, Hennie and Sandra Cronje will ensure that your stay in unforgettable.
Enjoy mouth watering meals cooked by owner and chef, Sandra, sip delicious wines by host and maitre d’ Hennie. If you would like to learn more about the history of the town – spoil yourselves a historical tour in a vintage Chevy.
All indoor venues and hotel rooms at the establishment are non-smoking. Guests wishing to smoke may do so at the designated smoking areas. We reserves the right to charge an additional amount for the cleaning of the room and loss of business for 24 hours after the Guest has departed in order to clear any room of smoke before re-letting to a non-smoking Guest.
Children over 12 years are most welcome.