About Poplar Guest House
Poplar Guesthouse offers very basic accommodation and is conveniently located in the center of Ficksburg, making it an ideal base from which to explore the town. Ficksburg is situated in the scenic panorama of the eastern Free State, and is nestled at the foot of the Imperani Mountain. It also happens to be the cherry capital of South Africa.
Each of the guest rooms is named after the cherry trees in the back yard. Guests have a choice of a double- or single rooms, and bedding and bath towels are provided. Rooms 1, 2 and 3 shares a central bathroom while Room 4 and room 5 shares a complete bathroom down the passage. Room 6 is the only room with its own separate, complete bathroom. Room facilities include clean drinking water, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a TV, and a heater to keep the chill away. Guests also have access to secure parking, braai facilities and free Wi-Fi connectivity.
There are several restaurants, coffee shops and cafes in town to explore, and if you are there at the right time of year then you can also enjoy the annual GWK Cherry Festival, or the Cherry Jazz Festival.Poplar Guest House have from today 4/9/2016 its own water supplied from a borehole to a tank and from the tank with a pressure pump to the whole Guest house ,24 hour water is now available Ficksburg have only water from 19h00 to 22h00 from the waterworks every day restrict by Dept of water affairs
Stay between 10 Jul 2017 and 30 Sep 2017 and get 35% off on selected rooms.
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*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Things to do in and around Ficksburg
(1.8 km from Ficksburg)
This trail comprises two day trails suitable for the fit and unfit. One is 11.2 km and the other 10.5 km, with an optional 2 km walk up Pyramid Mountain. There are overnight facilities for 24 people in an old farmhouse, with outbuildings that...
(36 km from Ficksburg)
Groenkloof 4x4 is in a valley at the foot of Viervoetberg, in the Eastern Free State. The farm offers tracks for quad bikes, mountain bikes and 4x4s. The tracks cross each other but are clearly marked so that nobody gets lost. The 4x4 trail is...
(50.5 km from Ficksburg)
Didibeng Mountain Park has one main circular 4x4 trail which has many routes branching off towards viewpoints. The trails are located about 5 km from Fouriesburg. The main route is mostly a grade 2 and the routes branching off are more challenging...
(61.3 km from Ficksburg)
Maliba Lodge 4x4 Trail is situated in the Tsehlanyane National Park in Lesotho. It has a 2 to 3 difficulty grading and is suitable for 4x4 and 2x4 vehicles. The drives range from one to four hours. These are self-drive and all-year-round entrance...