The Old Jail

15 Blignaut Street, 6445 Willowmore, Eastern Cape, South Africa
+27 449 231 076

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Value for money 8.7
Distance to city center 0.4 mi
Location rating 8.5

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  • Excellent
    Nov 2019
    8.3

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  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    Everthing

    Liked everything

  • Excellent
    May 2019
    10.0

    Historic property superbly refurbished.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2019
    10.0

    The Old Jail is something very out of the ordinary. We stayed in the old female cell and it was a most unusual experience. Places like the Old Jail are the very reason that we love road tripping in South Africa.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2019
    10.0

    The Old Jail instantly attracted us to Willowmore. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and the accommodation was extremely comfortable. The attention to detail in every part of the lodge was spectacular. The owners are very friendly. Would highly recommend making a stop at the Old Jail.

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Overview

Located in a late 19th-century jail, this unique guesthouse offers restored, Victorian-style rooms with high ceilings and polished, wooden floors. Guests can walk out to the sun terrace and landscaped gardens featuring sun-loungers. All air-conditioned rooms at The Old Jail are individually decorated with antique furniture and original artworks. Private bathrooms include brass fittings and some have a claw foot bath. The family units are located at the Old Stables, close to the parking area. A free breakfast is served daily in the communal dining room or main courtyard. Willowmore’s centre is a 1 km walk and provides several cafés. Surrounded by the Baviaanskloof and Swartberg Mountains, The Old Jail is perfect for hiking and cycling tours. An on-site art gallery has an impressive collection of historic and contemporary paintings, sculptures and antique furniture. Timbila and Bhejane Game Reserve with many bird species is 50 km away by car. Karoo National Park is a 3.5-hour drive away.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.9 Excellent

based on 31 reviews

9.2

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.1

Staff

8.7

Value for money

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

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Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Internet
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Air-conditioned
Safe
Free parking
Designated smoking area
Free Wi-Fi
Terrace/Patio
Hiking

FAQs when booking at The Old Jail

Where is The Old Jail located?

The Old Jail is located at 15 Blignaut Street, 0.4 miles from the center of Willowmore. Beervlei Dam is the closest landmark to The Old Jail.

When is check-in time and check-out time at The Old Jail?

Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Old Jail.

Does The Old Jail offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, The Old Jail offers free Wi-Fi.

Does The Old Jail offer free parking?

Yes, The Old Jail offers free parking.

Does The Old Jail offer free airport shuttle service?

No, The Old Jail does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is The Old Jail from the airport?

The Old Jail is 55.6 miles from Plettenberg Bay. The Old Jail is 80.7 miles from George.

Does The Old Jail have a pool?

Yes, The Old Jail has a pool onsite.

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Beervlei Dam 15.2 mi

Getting Around

Plettenberg Bay 55.6 mi
George 80.7 mi

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