Owner and hostess Evelyne is from Switzerland. English, French, (Swiss-)German, Italian, Afrikaans and Hungarian spoken.
La Bohème Guesthouse is a secluded oasis of exquisite relaxed living, where the Kalahari 's fascinating beauty meets with timeless elegance, refined ethnic style and exotic bohemian inspirations. The eclectic style of La Bohème is interpreted with a harmonious combination of European, African and Oriental influences. The essence of the décor, inspired by the natural surroundings and indigenous elements, reflects a subtle fusion of refined classic finishes and creative artistic expressions. Color touches as vibrant as the African sunsets add spice to the soft creamy and earthy tones echoed throughout the property. Soothing water features, relaxing music and delicate lighting emphasize the blissful and cosy atmosphere of this inviting retreat.
ACCOMMODATION La Bohème Guesthouse offers two rooms in the residence (Unit No 1 & 2) and a Cottage (Unit No 3) with two bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms and self-catering facilities. Decorated and furnished with flair, meticulous attention to detail and a personal signature, the three stylish rooms/units of the Guesthouse feature a wide range of amenities and modern facilities. Each room/unit offers Orange River Valley and/or garden views and is directly accessible from the garden via its own private terrace or verandah.
ROOM/UNIT AMENITIES King or Twin or Twin + Queen / Air conditioning (cooling + heating system) / Overhead fan / Heater / Well stocked mini-bar fridge / Free tea & coffee tray / Microwave / TV with more than 20 channels (SABC, M-Net, DSTV) / Wireless Internet connection / Radio-cassette-CD player / Electronic safe / Gowns, bathrobes / Hair-dryer / 100 % Percale linen / Fully equipped kitchenette and braai/barbecue facilities (in cottage). Spare-bed on request.
BATHROOMS: Unit 1 with bath and separate shower, Unit No 2 with bath and separate shower (this bathroom is a private bathroom situated nearby the Unit No 2), Unit No 3 with two bathrooms (one with shower over bath and the other with shower only)/ Toiletries / Radio-clock / Heated towel rail or overhead heater / Shaver point and double basins (in Units 1 and 3).
MEALS The generous breakfast (buffet) is usually served on the verandah overlooking the garden and the Valley or in the dining room nearby the cosy fire place in winter. Several additional breakfast options available (picnic basket, champagne brunch, breakfast served in room, etc.). Daytime snacks, afternoon tea with cake, sundowners, self-catering option. For other meals: restaurants, bistros, pubs, etc. within 3 to 10 minutes drive.
ACCREDITATIONS: TGCSA 5-Stars / AA Quality Assured (Superior) / Portfolio accredited (Luxury) / GHASA member.
AWARDS: Winner in 2010 at the South African "AA Travel American Express Accommodation Awards" and Finalist Highly Commended in 2006, 2007 and 2008, with special mention for “People who go the extra mile” in 2007.