Slippers Self-Catering - Self-catering, Accommodation in Robertson, Western Cape


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Slippers Self-Catering - Self-catering accommodation in Robertson Western Cape

General Description

Private and cosy: Self-catering accommodation for 2 persons (1 couple or 2 single) in old part of town – tree-lined streets, leivore, abundant birdlife amidst rambling rose gardens and an intriguing display of quaint post boxes! Walking distance from pharmacy, supermarket, Dharma Centre, old graveyard, liquor store and bakery.

Single bookings welcome.
We are a gay-friendly establishment. 
Services / Facilities
The flatlet is equipped with pristine "Cloud Nine" beds and linen. In winter we also provide extra woolly blankets, a heater and hot water bottles. For summers, we provide a fan and the room-window is fitted with mosquito-mesh. There is a comfortable easy-chair, antique dining table with two chairs, tiled- and wooden floors, television (SABC and e-tv), cd player with AM/FM radio, a small library and local information, cupboard, bedside tables, luggage kist, hair-dryer, compact digital safe, security alarm system, ample lighting, rugs, board-games and plenty of feasts for the eyes! The shower-room is quaint and spacious. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided. Off-street, roofed parking is located inside the property at your private entrance. Additional off-street parking is also available for a second vehicle.

The self-catering facilities include microwave oven, two-plate stove, fridge with deep-freeze and ice trays, cordless kettle, two-slice toaster, coffee plunger, ample cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils, storage space and cleaning equipment. Fresh flowers and/or garden greens and a selection of herbs and spices are provided. Complimentary coffee, tea, sugar (white, brown and Canderel) and milk on arrival. (Available during power failures: Two-plate non-electric stove with bio-gel and aluminium kettle).

Your rustic and private braai-boma (barbeque area) and equipment is situated in the garden. Wonderful for wine-tasting and star-gazing.

You may also wish to try our reknowned "blikbord" breakfast (by 24-Hour prior arrangement only). A random selection of goodies in season and whatever is available in hospita’s pantry: fresh juice, a slice of farm bread or freshly-baked scones, butter (not margarine!) and jam, a helping of ham, some cheese and/or biltong and perhaps pumpkin fritters, carrot cake or a pomegranate. We need some time to source the prime local and seasonal produce, squeeze the juice, knead the dough and pot the jam!

* Sorry, no pets, small children, laundry- or credit card facilities.
* Strictly no smoking indoors.
Data and tariffs last updated November 2010 
1 September 2010 - 31 August 2011: R245 per person per night
* Long-stay discount available.

Optional "Blikbord" Breakfast: R45 per person
We do not charge a single supplement.

Usual check-in is at 14:00 and check-out is at 10:00. In the event that we do not have other bookings, you are more than welcome to arrive any time from 10:00 and depart as late as 17:00, at no extra cost. 
Slippers is situated 180km (approximately 90 minutes) from Cape Town. From the city / airport, take the N1 towards Worcester. In Worcester, follow the R60 to Robertson.

If you are coming from the Garden Route (N2), turn off towards Swellendam. Follow in the direction of Ashton (R60; N15) towards Robertson. Stay on the main road.

On arrival in Robertson, leave Voortrekker Road (the R60) at Barry-, Piet Retief-, Paul Kruger- or Reitz Street. Follow the Road up until you reach Truter Street. Turn left and continue to number 72 on your right hand side. Welcome!

GPS Coordinates:

D M S: -33° 47’ 52.12”
Decimal: -33.79781111111111

D M S: 19° 52’ 50.46”
Decimal: 19.880683333333334

Guest Reviews

Slippers ...extraordinary!
We overnighted at Slippers on our way back to Cape Town and were extremely happy with the establishment. We were given a warm and totally hospitable welcome/farewell on our arrival/departure. The decor is unique and glows with the hostess's personal touch. Slippers is excellent value for money! ... and do try out the blikbord breakfast!

Lisa Dowling, South Africa
27 October 2008

I thoroughly enjoyed myself - Sanet and Lana's stunning hospitality made me feel so very welcome and all the little extra’s made the weekend so special!!!

Sharon Fitzroy, South Africa
16 January 2009

A big plus for this establishment
We slept over for just one night to attend a funeral the next day but it is definitely worth to spend your holiday there. Sanet gave us a very warm welcome and goodbye so that we felt like home. The flat is beautifully decorated, interestingly artistic with sense for details in every room and even outside you can find some interesting decoration. Also very comfortable is the quiet garden. We enjoyed the cool breeze while relaxing in the shade around the braai area. We slept very well in the comfortable and spacious king-size bed (uncommon for South Africa thus a big plus for this establishment). Because most establishments rigidly adhere to arrival and departure times we highly appreciated the kind offer in letting us use the flat until late afternoon on the day of the funeral. Here you really get great value for your money.

Dolf and Anke, Germany and South Africa
1 March 2009

The entire experience was one that I will definitely recommend to others. From the online enquiry, the account set up, the speed at which the quote was received, the payment portal and the confirmation, was professionally dealt with. The welcome and flexibility of Sanet and Lisa from Slippers was legendary. The accommodation was tastefully decorated and the "little" touches were most welcoming. We enjoyed our stay immensely and I will be using both services in the future.

Leon Dyson, South Africa
25 January 2010

It is an amazing place - clean, neat, presentable, well equipped, comfortable, quaint and value for money. The stunning decor adds that extra touch of home-to-home comforts. I'll put my slippers under that comfy bed again!

The staff were friendly and helpful. Lovely braai area. We charged our batteries in the peaceful environs. I really like their 'plunge pool'.....See "Slippers" soon.

Ms Wilkie, South Africa
2 February 2010 

Physical Address
72 Truter Street
South Africa


+27 (0)82 406 0802



+27 (0)23 626 4904


Slippers Self-Catering


+27 (0)76 123 1034    

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