• The Karoo Art Hotel Barrydale
  • The Bioscope in the beams above the ballroom

All The Arts Of The Karoo Art Hotel

There’s the ‘conventional’ art of a hotel that’s a rolling exhibition space for exciting local and regional artists. Then there are all the other arts of a creatively driven Karoo country hotel.

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COMPETITION: Win an all exclusive weekend getaway

Meet four legendary South African creatives who will be the Conductors of the Karoo Art Hotel from 8-10 March 2024.

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A Culinary Odyssey: Chef Derek Lowe's Journey From Cape to Karoo

Up close and personal with our executive who just loves presenting the best the Karoo has to offer

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Creative Conductors of The Karoo Art
Experience a Creative Takeover: Join the 'Conductors' Shaping Every Detail at the Karoo Art Hotel in 2024!

In a groundbreaking initiative for the Klein Karoo, and perhaps the entire country, a distinguished collective comprising Philosophers, Artists, Creatives, and Teachers (PACT) takes centre stage in our 2024 residence programme. Welcome to the Creative Conductors of the Karoo Art, where these visionary minds shape every aspect of your stay, marking a unique convergence of intellect and creativity.

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Analogue Photography in the spotlight

The natural beauty of Barrydale creates the perfect setting for photography enthusiasts to explore new possibilities and we are again anticipating that some of the country's best lensmen to showcase their work over the next few weeks when the Barrydale Analog Photo Festival gets underway on 8 December.

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Presenting the Karoo cookbook kitchen concept

If the idea is to celebrate the art of Karoo cooking what better way to anchor it than with the cookbooks of iconic Karoo farming families ?

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The Barrydale Cycle Loop

A chilled ride through 6 glorious farms with many an out

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Midweek offer not to be missed

Every single guest that visits Barrydale always wishes they had more time to explore our beautiful surrounds, so with this in mind we have a solution.

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Karoo Art Hotel Cars
The Art of the Passes and the tie that binds

Since the restoration and reopening of the Karoo Art Hotel, Barrydale, in March 2020 we’ve been blessed with a magnificent procession of car and bike club visits.

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Karoo Art Hotel
Dit kook in Barrydale

Die skrywer Maryke Roberts het onlangs in Barrydale besoek afgelê en sy meen dat diè dorp en sy mense altyd vir 'n onvergeetlike wegbreek uit die groot stad sal sorg

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