Accommodation near Hanover Golf Club

Hanover Golf Club is a small establishment on the outskirts of Hanover, a fittingly small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The club does not consist of much and there is no doubt that the golf course is its main attraction, for it is pretty much all that constitutes the club.

The tiny town of Hanover is named after Hanover in Germany. It is located at the junction where the N1 and N4 highways meet. The town's principal claim to fame is that it is said to be the most centrally-located settlement in South Africa. It claims to be an equal distant from Upington, in the Northern Cape, Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, Durban, in KwaZulu Natal, Johannesburg in Gauteng and Cape Town in the Western Cape. It also lies at the base of an arc, made up by Colesburg, De Aar and Middleburg.

The town initially developed in 1854 as a trading post and layover stop for people travelling through the interior of South Africa. It is unknown when the Hanover Golf Club came about though.

The club consists of a 10-hole course as well as a putting green in order to get your eye in before a game. Officially the course is classified as a parklands golf course, generally named for the inland location and lush, tree-surrounded environs, but given Hanover's arid location, the course is not quite as lush, green and leafy as your typical parklands course.

Instead it has a desolate appeal, which is attractive to those who appreciate 'alone time' and a bit of wide open space. The course is only open on Wednesdays and Saturdays (visitors are welcome on both days) and often the only company you will have are the merino sheep which are farmed in the area.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
AshTree Guest House
0.4 km

From R330 pps

Are you in need of a well deserved break? Come and visit our bright and spacious guest house, where you can enjoy a wonderful relaxing atmosphere. Guests can just unwind and breathe in fresh Kar... More Info

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Hanover Lodge Hotel
0.5 km

From R320 pps

Hanover lies in the heart of the Great Karoo on the N1 highway: half way between Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban; and halfway between Port Elizabeth and Prieska. Due to its convenient placement bet... More Info

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Bun Clody
0.6 km

From R400 pps

Bun Clody's unrivaled ambiance is that we cater for everybody that is tired and would like a well deserved good night's rest as well as good Karoo food which will remind him or her of good old fashion... More Info

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Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve Tented Camp
0.6 km

From R600* unit

The Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve is the home of the Karoo Hippos and the only Hippos in the Northern Cape , also some 200 bird species. Situated halfway between Johannesburg, Cape Town, Uppington and t... More Info

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Boutique Guesthouse Hanover - De Aar
0.8 km

From R475 pps

Would you like to get the Karoo under your skin, would you like to experience true Karoo hospitality in a modern environment, yet breathing indelible history and feel at home immediately? Then Boutiqu... More Info

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Hanover Boutique Guesthouse
0.8 km

From R470 pps

Boutique Guesthouse's hospitality promises an experience second to none. Welcome to Karoo living at its indulgent best. Our friendly staff will cater to your every need and desire. Eight decadent suit... More Info

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Mieliefontein Karoo Guestfarm
16.7 km

From R340 pps

Mieliefontein is situated in the Karoo Gariep Hippo Conservancy and is known for delicious home-cooked meals and park-like gardens. This is real peace of heaven. The Guestfarm offers you a special exp... More Info

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Ramino Guest Farm
19 km

From R400 pps

Situated in the heart of the Great Karoo, Ramino Guest Farm is the perfect stopover between Cape Town and Johannesburg. The guest house is a renovated historical farm house with 5 bedrooms with on ... More Info

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Karoo Gariep Conservancy
25.7 km

From R600* unit

New Holme Karoo Guest farm is a 4 star guesthouse in the Karoo Gariep Conservancy, halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Great Karoo Dinners! Activities: Mountain bike trails Horse ridin... More Info

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Karoo Gariep Tented Camp
26.1 km

From R600* unit

Driven by a love for nature, PC and his family accepted the responsibility to conserve and protect the land that was entrusted to them. Now after three generations of traditional Karoo sheep farming, ... More Info

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Hanover Reviews

Really quiet little town. I loved it!
- Pieter De Jager

My dad grew up there, so for a city-family we did not really look forward to that walk down memory lane in the middle of nowhere with him. However, we ended up feeding the local kids, befriended some great people at the hotel, climbed Trappieskop and almost emptied "Dot se winkel".
Fantastic little jewel in the Karoo.

- Elmarie Van Tonder

Nice small town
- Jean-Pierre Mouries

A stunning destination in a perfect stop over position!
- Linda Blokland

A very small town with nothing to do.
- Lesley Anslow