Ever been received with a somewhat frosty reception when you arrive at your holiday destination in cycling kit, bike and associated paraphernalia in hand?
We asked if you’ve encountered any hotels that are specifically cycling friendly. Before you book your next holiday check out the list below, and don’t forget to pack your bike. Got any to add? Add them below.
We recommend @SignatureLife1 (Signature Life Hotels) , 100% behind cyclists, go out of their way to make your stay pleasant - Cycle Nation
Southern Sun Cullinan for the Cycle Tour, easy access to the start, every need of cyclists catered for over the weekend - MarlinMcKay
Table Bay in Cape Town - Hanco Kachelhoffer
I’d recommend Crystal Springs in Mpumalanga. Access to 100s of scenic tar and mtb kms. Sabie, God’s Window, Graskop and more! - NealDCorbett
Definitely has to be Misty Valley Lodge! Gr8 altitude training with km’s of scenic trails… and only 2hrs drive from PTA - The_Pofmuis
Villa Via in Gordon’s Bay is top on my list - nicogoodall
Wild Goose Guest Lodge, Midrand - Shayne Roo
Merry Pebbles Resort, Sabie. One of the owners is a cyclist and very supportive of all things cycling. - Mandy Trowbridge
Ashtonvael Guest Farm, Bulwer. Great people, great atmosphere. - Gavin Ryan
Bridles B&B in Oranjezicht Cape Town - Taniko Gough
Augusta De Mist, Country Estate and Boutique Retreat. We stay there every year for the Double Century and the owners go out of their way to welcome us. - Kevin Riddle
Beachwalk B&B, Port Elizabeth. The best breakfast for the hungry cyclist. Also ideally situated for Ironman. - Grant Edelman.
The Stayeasy in Rustenburg. I have two folding bicycles in my room right now, but the hotel might not have realised they were bicycles, though.. - Gail Jennings
Circa on the Square in Cape Town, large rooms and large lifts and they have no problem with bikes in the rooms :) - Tracey Obery
Daytrippers, specialising in bike tours in the Cape, make use of the following lodges and hotels who are all more than willing to put up with a ton of cyclists and their bikes.
The Windsor Hotel, Hermanus
The Post House Greyton
Rooiberg Lodge en route to Calitzdorp
Dennehof Guest House, Prince Albert
The Montagu Country Hotel
Brookes Hill Suites, Port Elizabeth
Karoo 1 Hotel Matroosberg
Pontac Manor Hotel, Paarl
The Arniston Hotel