• Step back in time
    Step back in time
  • Red Bus Tour

    Tour the town in a London Double Decker Bus

  • Breakfast

    Included in your stay at the Lord Milner Hotel

  • Museums

    Explore our museums and take in the rich history

  • Weddings

    Picturesque Karoo wedding destination

Matjiesfontein - South Africa

"It is curious, and to me very attractive this mixture of civilization & the most wild untamed freedom; the barren mountains & wild Karoo & the railway train."- Olive Schreiner, March 25th, 1890.
Take a trip on the Old London Bus, let yourself be summoned to dinner by trumpet, soak up the history in the Transport or Victorian museums, take in the uniqueness of the Karoo with veld walks, hikes and mountain bikes, visit the Boer War British Army remount encampment site (c.1900) nearby, play a game of tennis, or simply relax, and read in of the hotel's opulent lounges or by the residents only pool.

Matjiesfontein News


Look at the stars, look how they shine for you!

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“Love is more than a noun – it is a verb; it is more than a feeling – it is caring, sharing, helping, sacrificing.” – William Arthur Ward

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Matjiesfontein will be home to a new NASA lunar communication facility. NASA and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) renewed their partnership in lunar exploration with the groundbreaking of a new communications facility that will help the Artemis missions return humans to the Moon.

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