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Where to Stay in Nieu Bethesda

Accommodation in Nieu Bethesda is both comfortable and quirky. From a converted water tower to typical Karoo houses, our guesthouses offer you all you need to make a memorable home from home. All of these are self-catering, but meals are readily available from a variety of venues in the village. The choice of accommodation varies from farmhouse to backpackers; spacious to intimate. Please remember that Nieu Bethesda has no petrol or ATM facilities, so come prepared.

The Ibis Lounge

The Ibis Lounge offers Karoo-style bed and breakfast accommodation with a choice of The Karoo Room, Amore Room or The Happy Room.

Each features an en-suite bathroom, DSTV, electric blankets, heater, fan, toiletries and coffee making facilities.

Relax in the lovely private garden with swimming pool and fire-pit.

Contact: Terry 082 442 3174 or |

Aandstêr Guest House

Bright & cheerful old Karoo house in a Zen-inspired walled garden.

2 bedrooms and a garden room sleep up to 10 people. Open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. Single bathroom with shower, bath and toilet.

Call to Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 7427113 or email

Allemann se Huisie

Self-contained garden cottage with twin beds, kitchenette, shower and toilet.

Call to Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 7427113 or email

And The Cow Jumped Over The Moon

Self catering establishment consisting of two fully equipped cottages. Each unit sleeps 4 people with lounge, open plan kitchen & bedroom with bathroom en-suite. On the premises is a swimming pool,braai facilities,and coffee shop.

049 8411 633 / 0824509649 /

Leonie’s B & B

Comfortable en-suite bedroom in rustic setting with a beautiful view of Compassberg and surrounds. Centrally situated within walking distance of the Owl House, restaurants and galleries. Enjoy a full English breakfast on the sunny veranda. / 073 869 7011

Elke’s Guest House

Sunshine pours into this modern self-catering house with great views of the Compassberg.

2 bedrooms (1 en-suite), open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. Sleeps up to 6 people.

Call to Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 7427113 or email

House no 1

Beautifully furnished Victorian-Karoo style home. Equipped for seven, two double bedrooms and one for three singles, including a full kitchen, two bathrooms, dining room and a snooker table.

*** Highly Recommended.

049 8411 700 / 082 412 0156 /

Rustpunt Guest House

3*** Highly recommended luxury self catering cottage situated at one of the best spots in Nieu Bethesda overlooking beautiful mountain views. Tranquil and peacefull. Sleeps 2. 1 Double-ensuite bedroom in the main house sleeps 2. Just 2 minutes walk from the Owl House.

049 8411 667 / 072 635 8531 / /

Owlhouse Backpackers

Dorm beds, doubles, singles and camping in this bright, clean home from home in the heart of Nieu Bethesda. On the main street, 5 minutes walk from the Owl House.

Call Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 742 7113 or

Outsiders B & B

Double rooms, each with private entrance and stoep, on the main street.

Tea and coffee facilities, double bed, en-suite shower and toilet

Call to Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 7427113 or email

Starry Nights Guesthouse

Modern open plan units – self catering, sleeps 4 each, offers a quiet retreat on the edge of town with garden & stunning views. Luxurious beds, fresh linen, bathroom en-suite, braai-facilities & fully equipped kitchenette.

049 8411 748 / 083 442 7734 /

Simones Cottage

Romantic private breakaway for two in a beautiful setting. Stunning views of the Owl House & Compassberg. Fully equipped, self-catering.

049 8411 665 / 082 684 3010 /

The Water Tower

Quirky double storey with an interesting past. Enjoy the night skies

Double bed and sundeck up narrow steps above kitchenette. Private shower and composting toilet attached.

Not suitable for the aged or infirm

Call to Katrin on 049 8411 642 or 072 7427113 or email

Zonnenstrahl Guest House

One of the oldest houses situated in the ‘bo-dorp’ with stunning views.

Fully equipped self-catering. Sleeps 8 / 049 8411 642 / / 072 7427113

Arts Centre Priory B & B

Charming accommodation where beds are covered by quilts made in the Arts Centre and the on-site restaurant offers excellent meals. Pleasant courtyard with braai facility. Two bedrooms, one with twin beds (sleeps 3) and one with a double bed.

0730 288 887 / /

Tower B & B

A Fairy-tale tower three stories high famous for its romantic round bed and twisted staircase.

0730 288 887 /