Rates & Conditions

Conditions

The following conditions apply to your visit

  • Check-in from 14:30/15:00 and no later than 19:00 in the evening.
  • Check-out no later than 10:00 in the morning.
  • Two bags of wood are included in your quotation. We can supply you with additional wood if need be @ R60.00 per bag.
  • We are pet-friendly however no pets allowed unless prior screening and approval has been undertaken.
  • We do inspect the property before and after your visit and you will be held responsible for any damages or breakages that happened during your stay.
  • Once a booking is confirmed, the guest indemnifies him/herself or any dependants against the claims against “Babylon’s Tower Cottage” or “Nidderdale Farm” or any of its shareholders or management and staff from any form of injury, loss or damage suffered by any cause whilst on the property, Farm 40, Hemel-en-Aarde valley, Caledon, 7230.
  • No motorcycles or quad bike riding permitted on the farm.
  • No unauthorised picking of any fruit will be allowed at any time of the year.
  • Strictly no feeding of baboons, antelope or any other wild animals at any time allowed.
  • The cottage is situated in a fire sensitive area and thus all open flames and fires must be supervised at all times to ensure that no bush fires are started. Government fires are severe and any bush fires caused by guests will attract such fires.
  • Nidderdale farm is a working apple farm and spraying, pruning etc might take place during your stay.  Just to take note of this as the farmer has to work according to a schedule which is affected by weather and other factors.
  • You enter the farm on own risk. We haven’t had any safety problems in the past however we do advice you to lock and close all doors and windows if you are not at the property.
  • Disclaimer of Liability: All persons entering these premises and using its facilities, including the parking areas, do so entirely at their own risk.  The owners, employees, agents, representatives and management of these premises shall not be liable for any damage, loss, theft, injury, accident or death suffered by any person, howsoever caused.  Right of Admission Reserved.

Babylon’s Tower Cottage rates

High-season months:  November-February, Public holidays and long weekends

Low-season months:  March-October

The below rates are based on two people.  If you are more than two people rates changes to the below.  The cottage can accommodate up to five people.  Ask for a detailed quotation breakdown.

Low-season rates

  • Stay for one night during the week @ R1100.00 per night
  • Stay for two nights over weekends @ R950.00 per night (minimum stay of two nights over weekends)
  • If more than two adults staying per night the rates change to R375.00 per adult per night
  • Children 5-16 years stay @ R250.00 per child per night
  • Children under 5 years stay for free
  • Pets are allowed @ R50.00 per pet per night
  • Wood extra @ R120.00 (2 big bags)

High-season rates

  • Stay for one night during the week @ R1200.00 per night
  • Stay for two nights over weekends @ R1100.00 per night (minimum stay of two nights over weekends)
  • If more than two adults staying per night the rates change to R395.00 per adult per night
  • Children 5-16 years stay @ R275.00 per child per night
  • Children under 5 years stay for free
  • Pets are allowed @ R50.00 per pet per night
  • Wood extra @ R120.00 (2 big bags)

Below our current rates at Babylon’s Tower Shepard Huts:

High-season months:  October-March, Public holidays and long weekends

Low-season months: April-September

Low-season rates

  • Stay for 1 night during the week @ R950.00
  • Stay for 2 nights over weekends @ R900.00 per night (minimum stay 2 nights over weekends)
  • Pets are allowed @ R50.00 per pet per night

High-season months

  • Stay for 1 night during the week @ R1000.00
  • Stay for 2 nights over weekends @ R950.00 per night (minimum stay 2 nights over weekends)
  • Pets are allowed @ R50.00 per pet per night

Below our current rates at Babylon’s Tower Beach House: (Onrus)

Peak-season months:  December, January

High-season months:  October, November, February, March

Low-season months: April, May, June, July, August, September

  • Peak Season daily rate @ R2500.00 per day
  • High Season daily rate @ R1600.00 (for 4 people) and R2200.00 (for 6 people)
  • Low Season daily rate @ R1500.00 (for 4 people) and R2100.00 (for 6 people)
  • Pets are allowed @ R50.00 per pet per night

A 50 % non-refundable deposit payment is required to confirm and secure your booking.

The balance of the booking value is due one week prior to your arrival unless pre-arrangements have been made.