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Neels in Rocklands

9 reviews
Self Catering
  • Capacity: 7 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 21:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: R364, Lorraine Farm, Clanwilliam, 8135, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R580 per night (for 2 people)


Neels in Rocklands is located on the farm called Lorraine in the northern side of the Cederberg. The farm is situated 35 km from Clanwilliam on the R364 only 5 km from Travellers Rest Farm Stall and the Sevilla Rock Art route. The route from Clanwilliam follows the Pakhuis Pass that has a beautiful view of the Hantam Berg. The owners stay on the property and are always available for any queries, however, guests have their own privacy.

The semi-detached unit comprises 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom which is booked separately. During certain times of the year the studio space with a double bed in which the owners normally stay is also available to guests.

Piet se Kamer contains a double bed and a single bed and the Blou Kamer contains 2 single beds. Both rooms lead to the communal open-plan living and dining area with a fireplace that guests can also use the indoor braai. Both rooms and the living area have to air-condition. There is also a communal kitchen that is equipped with a fridge- freezer, gas stove with an oven, and washing machine. The kitchen offers a beautiful view of the mountains and a large farm dam.

Outside is a patio with braai facilities and an outdoor dining set. The area has full MTN reception, but not Vodacom reception. There is DStv, as well as free high-speed Wi-Fi in the house. Neels also has a garden with a variety of fruits and vegetables. As the garden starts producing guests are welcome to pluck fruits and vegetable, with limitations, for their own use.

Approximately 200 m from the homestead is a 6.5-hectare dam. A kayak and canoe is available for guests to use. Guests can also rent 2 mountain bicycles. There are also fishing rods that guests can use. The fish must be set free again in the water.

The establishment is on a working farm that offers guests to witness a variety of farm activities. The Rocklands area is one of the top three destinations for bouldering in the world. In the climbing season, June till August, guests can see top mountain climbers from all over the world in action. From Neels there is a total of 64 km hiking/cycling trails that differ from being 1.6 km around the dam, and 21 km to the most secluded part of Lorraine. On these routes guests can indulge in the beautiful rock formations and untouched nature. With a bit of luck you might even see one of the two herds of Elands The area is also very central for flower-enthusiasts with famous areas such as Biedouw Valley, Niewoudsville and Knersvlakte that surround van Rhynsdorp.


Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Wheelchair Friendly
Secure Parking
Free Wifi
Conferencing Facilities


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Braai Area
  • Guest Lounge
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Satellite TV
  • Self Catering
  • Serviced On Demand
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Conferencing Facilities
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Fishing
  • Bass Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Activities Nearby

  • Horse Riding
  • Bass Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Dutch

Meal Types Offered

  • Dinner By Arrangement

Conferencing Facilities

  • Air Conditioned
  • Data Projector
  • Whiteboards
  • Notebook Projector
  • Office Facilities
  • Internet
  • Television

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking
  • Off Street Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.7 out of 5from 9 reviews for Neels in Rocklands
Value for money


  • R364, Lorraine Farm, Clanwilliam, 8135, Western Cape
  • Guests think Neels in Rocklands is in an excellent location
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  • Capacity: 7 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 21:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: R364, Lorraine Farm, Clanwilliam, 8135, Western Cape
  • All ages welcome From R580  per night (for 2 people) 9 5 1 5 R364 Lorraine Farm 8135 Western Cape 0860 022 102 14:00-21:00 10:00 -32.0515 19.049416666667