Welcome to Protea Hotel Clarens

Visit the Jewel of the Eastern Free State

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Clarens Outdoor Pool


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Clarens, a small town situated at the foothill of its attractive feature, the Maloti Mountains.
The hotel, part of the scenic Highlands Route, is surrounded by mountainous splendor
An artists' haven, rich in history and natural beauty to inspire artists and eco lovers alike
Pristine dams, rivers and streams - ideal for fly fishing and the best Trout fishing spots in SA
Favourite activities - Horseback riding or round of Golf, archery, hot air balloon rides etc.
More adventurous, includes 4×4 Trails, Hiking, Abseiling, Mountain biking and Quad riding

Nearby Things To Do

Clarens Xtreme

Fertility caves, Golden Gate, Ski Tours etc.

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Clarens Xtreme Tours

Hot Air Ballooning


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Hot Air Ballooning SA

Maluti Tours

Clarens, Maluti Mountains, Basotho Village etc.

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Maluti Tours

Dinosaur Tours

Clarens and Golden Gate

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Clarens Dinosaur Tours

Mosaic Pizzeria

0.5 KM

Build your own kiddies pizza and play on the jungle gyms

Adventure Activities

1.0 KM

Quad biking, paintball, abseiling, river rafting, putt putt and more

Horse Riding

15.0 KM

Horse ride through the mountains. Beginners welcome.

The Clarens Golf Estate

2.0 KM

Your round of golf at The Clarens Golf Estate begins at the stylish clubhouse, strategically positioned to view the finish of both nines, as well as the magnificent Mount Horeb (Setlofe).

1 Golden Gate Road, Clarens, The Free State, South Africa, 9707

Club House

Clarens Golf Course

5829 yards , Par for course: 71

Bethlehem Golf Club

36.0 KM

Bethlehem Country Club is a quaint golf course, but one which also has a reputation in this part of the country. It is one of the best kept and well-laid out golf courses in the Free State.

Bethlehem Golf Club

Kestell Golf Club

65.0 KM

A highly rated country golf course, in existence for 25 years.

Kestell Golf Club

18 holes , Par for course: 72

Ficksburg Golf Club

80.0 KM

The Ficksburg Golf Course has 18 holes with beautiful views of the surrounding area.

Reitz Golf Club

90.0 KM

The 9 hole golf course is situated in the peaceful village of Reitz. The golf course is 45 minutes' drive from Clarens.

Reitz Golf Club

9 holes

Harrismith Golf Club

100.0 KM

The Harrismith Country Club is a wonderfully kept course in the humble town of Harrismith. The golf course, famously known for being the third oldest in South Africa (originally constructed in 1887), enjoys a wonderful backdrop of the Harrismith Plateau a

Harrismith Golf Club

Clarens Wellness Centre

0.5 KM

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