Die Pophuis Hoekie
Victoria West, Upper Karoo - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Let Discover South Africa find you the perfect accommodation in Victoria West. Stay in Die Pophuis Hoekie, an owner managed en-walled cluster of beautifully restored Karoo cottages. The accommodation is situated on the N12, nearly halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town via Kimberley, 61 km north of Three Sisters Ultra City.
All the lovely cottages are self-catering accommodation, each with its own entrance with ornamental vine pergolas providing shade in summer. Each unit/cottage also has DSTV and braai facilities for your enjoyment. Die Pophuis Hoekie is also pet friendly.
This Victoria West accommodation is your home away from home, a place to rest and relax after a long days drive through the Karoo. Die Pophuis Hoekie is brightly lit up at night with ample safe parking for your vehicle.
There are eight air-conditioned, fully equipped self-catering cottages and one en suite unit at this accommodation Victoria West offers. The cottages are the Kalbassie which sleeps three, Pondokkie which sleeps four, Tokkelossie which sleeps four, the Kardoesie which sleeps four and has two bathrooms, Makkedas which sleeps four to five people, Pophuis sleeps five and Pampoentjie sleeps seven to eight people with two bathrooms. The ensuite unit sleeps two people.
They offer fresh linen and towels, air conditioning, ceiling fans and heaters. There is a fridge, microwave, stove or electric frying pan and provide coffee, tea, milk, sugar and yummy rusks. There is also a cleaning service for your convenience.
While you are staying you can visit the Mannetjies Roux Museum and the N.C Regional Museum or if you like beautiful walks, then you can do some of the Hiking trails in the area.
Come stay in Victoria West at these beautiful self-catering cottages and enjoy pure relaxation in these warm homely cottages at Die Pophuis Hoekie.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Die Pophuis Hoekie, Victoria West, Upper Karoo
- Animal Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Die Pophuis Hoekie, Victoria West, Upper Karoo
- AA Travel Guides
Things to do near Victoria West, Upper Karoo
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Directions to Die Pophuis Hoekie
Map of Die Pophuis Hoekie in Victoria West, Upper Karoo+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 23° 6' 39.4" E / 31° 24' 13.9" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to Die Pophuis Hoekie in Victoria West, Upper Karoo
|Departing: Kimberley Airport|
|Address: Maroela Street, South Africa|
|Distance: 357 km / Duration: 4 hours 3 mins|
|1.||Head northwest on Maroela St toward Oliver Rd/N8
Partial restricted usage road
|2.||Take the 2nd left onto Oliver Rd/N8||2.2 km|
|3.||Turn left onto Mac Dougall St||1.0 km|
|4.||Turn left onto N12||352 km|
|5.||Turn right onto R63
Destination will be on the left
Kimberley Airport - Kimberley+ OPEN WEBSITE
Kimberley Airport lies in the heart of the Northern Cape province and each year it has 15 500 air-traffic movements and has around 132 000 passengers come through, which mostly are business travellers.
Around six kilometres south of Kimberley lies the airport, its former name was B.J. Vorster Lughawe (Afrikaans for airport) and the Kimberley Airport had its beginnings in 1912.
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Reviews for Die Pophuis Hoekie
"Just want to say Hi."
Posted: January, 8th 2015 23:49 PM
Baie dankie vir \'n wonderlike aand se rustige verblyf en die heerlike ontbyt en aandete! Julle vriendelikheid sal ons altyd bybly.
Reviewer: Die Lindes
Country: South Africa
Posted: November, 14th 2012 10:46 AM
Baie dankie weereens vir julle puik diens. Die Toerlede was baie beindruk en ons sal verseker volgende jaar weer van Die Pophuis gebruik maak.
Reviewer: Hopper Toere
Country: South Africa
Posted: November, 14th 2012 10:45 AM
Baie dankie vir heerlike verblyf by julle pragtige, rustige gastehuis.
Reviewer: M & J
Country: South Africa
Posted: November, 14th 2012 10:43 AM
Watter voorreg om vyfster behandeling in \'n vyfster gastehuis te ontvang van vyfster personeel!
Country: South Africa
Posted: November, 14th 2012 10:32 AM
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