Welcome to one of the finest small luxury establishments in South Africa, and the best choice for your stay in Oudtshoorn.

Hlangana Lodge is a four-star guesthouse set on more than a hectare of exotic gardens on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn, en route to the Cango Caves. The choice is yours: 12 standard, 6 superior rooms or the honeymoon suite.

Offering the highest standards of luxury and service, it is perfectly situated to serve as a haven from where you can explore Oudtshoorn and the surrounding countryside.

And explore you must, for there is much to experience: the awe-inspiring Cango Caves, ostrich show farms, rare wildlife, unique fynbos and succulent plant habitats, 4×4 and mountain bike trails, hot air balloon trips, majestic mountain passes, scenic drives and historical buildings, to name but a few. Add to that Oudtshoorn charming ambience, the hospitality of its people, the renowned Karoo cuisine and fine wines, and you start to realize why one day is hardly enough time to soak up the wonder of this special region…

Hlangana Lodge has several leisure options to help you recuperate after a hard day’s sightseeing.

Guests can enjoy the great South African outdoors in the landscaped garden, kick back and relax in a deckchair next to the saltwater swimming pool, or admire the skillfully crafted woodwork on the veranda. You can also catch up on your postcard writing, or enjoy a drink in the tastefully decorated lounge.

Top restaurants are situated within walking distance (max. 1km) from our establishment. It is safe to walk.

24-hour reception:

Hlangana Lodge offers round-the-clock service for our valued guests.

Day planning / Tour options:

Get the most out of your day. Ask at the front desk for advice on what to see and how to get there.

Restaurant and other bookings:

Ask us to reserve a table on your behalf at any of Oudtshoorn’s fine restaurants. We also handle bookings for visits to the Cango Caves, ostrich show farms, Cango Wildlife Ranch and other attractions.


Kindly ask at reception about these services. Please note that e-mail retrieval is subject to the availability of the office computer.

Curio shop:

Spoil friends and relatives back home with gifts from our carefully selected range of curios.

Photo development:

Hand in conventional film or digital photo disks / cards at the front desk before 18:00 to receive your prints at breakfast the next morning.

Secure parking:

A night-watchman- security guard will guard your vehicle in our secure parking lot.

Free car wash at night:

Make a clean start the next morning. Our friendly staff will wash your car at no additional cost.

Laundry service:

We’ll arrange for your clothes to be washed, dried and ironed before 18:30 if we receive it by 11:00 that morning.

Standard Room

All Standard rooms open onto the verandah overlooking the garden and boast the following facilities:

  • TV
  • Mini-bar
  • Remote controlled air conditioning with heat pump
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Wall safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrooms have a shower or a bath
  • Telephone with additional socket for modems

Family rooms are available, Standard rooms with an on suite extra bedroom, max 4 persons.

Superior Room

The Superior rooms are bit larger and have a separate toilet and a bath and shower. They are also fitted with DVD players.

A selection of DVD movies is available.

Honeymoon Suite

The Honeymoon Suite also offers a sitting room, spa bath and a private garden.

It is best to explore Oudtshoorn and the Klein Karoo/Garden Route on a full stomach. Hlangana Lodge’s breakfast buffet is widely regarded as one of the finest on this side of eternity. You can stay for a week and still be excited about the variety on offer.