Acorn Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAcorn Guest House George
Acorn House provides excellent accommodation with wonderful hospitality and a personal touch, centrally located, very close to town. A delightful breakfast is served.
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Travel Blogs from George
Early morning, we drove down the N7 to Cape Town. We pulled off the road to have a closer look at the barren Knersvlakte, a desolate area comprising of white pebbles thrown up from the ocean floor many, many years ago. The word ‘kners’ means ‘gnash’, and may refer to the grinding sound of the pebbles when you walk on them, …
After a light breakfast Adrienne drove us to the airport for our flight down to George. We bought a couple of books and a South African map, had some coffee and then boarded our Kulula plane, a bright green one.
We had a very warm and smiley welcome to a wet George from Anthea's cousin, Margaret and her husband Harry. We where all so happy to greet each other. Anthea last saw Margaret in SA 2 years ago. Mac was ...
Up at 5:30. Checked to make sure the car isn't blocked. Off to the briefing for 7:00 to hear....wind is over limits for competition flight. The next reading would be at 8 am. The upside is that there is time for breakfast. After a dose of oatmeal, we headed off to the field to get the plane ready for Jacques' flight. His start position had moved up to #5 after the position draw the night before. This change is due to the need to allow enough ...
... and a olive house snake. We held a couple of corn snakes from America. To finish off we held a Boeing Constrictor. They had a baby pig there as well it bit Vicky and Dads shoes. We then went to the Elephant park were we fed the Elephants. We walked with the Elephants for about 200m before heading back to the main building. We stayed and had something for lunch before heading back to the tree tops were we had a small dinner then bed. The cat slept on my bed ...
... the ocean here and is one of the most ferocious rivers in South Africa. During high tide, it is impossible to cross, and during low tide, it is swimmable. Thus, we had to time it perfectly of when we would arrive to the river at low tide to get across.
When we got to the river, my fears of being swept out into the ocean took over, and I again contemplated using an escape route! But we sucked it up and put on our expendable PEP shoes that we bought for ...