Free State nature reserve accommodation in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is available in a variety of options. Stay in the reconstructed Golden Gate Hotel (the former Brandwag Hotel) or enjoy the wonderful
Mountain Retreat, cottages, huts and camping. Depending on the accommodation you choose, you can dine out or cater for yourself.
Glen Reenen Rest Camp
Accommodation options in Glen Reenen Rest Camp include Rondavels, Longdavels and Guest Cottages with either one double and two single beds or two single and one stack bed, bathroom (shower) and kitchen with basic equipment. Facilities at the Rest Camp include a shop, petrol station and swimming pool.
There are caravan and camping sites on the beautiful shaded grounds of Glen Reenen. There are ablution blocks, barbecue facilities and a scullery. There are power points in the ablutions and some of the camp sites. A maximum of 6 persons, one caravan/tent and one vehicle or one auto villa permitted per campsite.
Golden Gate Hotel
This hotel in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is surrounded by the majestic beauty of the northern and eastern Free State landscape. Golden Gate is a luxurious hotel which offers conferencing and banqueting facilities as well as a variety of indoor games. Enjoy the relaxing and cosy atmosphere in the pub with log fire during the Free State winter. The green grasslands in summer are home to numerous African wildlife and bird species.
Highlands Mountain Retreat
The Highlands Mountain Retreat is where you can kick back and relax, and take in the beauty and fresh air surrounding you. The retreat features 8 log cabins restfully placed in the foothills of the Park. The retreat can host 4 families of 4 persons each (2 bedrooms each en-suite) and 4 rooms that can accommodate 2 persons each (1 bedroom).
Basotho Cultural Village Rest Camp
This village offers splendid views of the game roaming the eastern side of the park. The camp resembles an 18th century Basotho Village and offers comfortable self-catering rondavels, traditional hospitality and guests can consult the local Traditional Healer. There are barbeque facilities and guests can share the fires with other families.