Herb Garden Guest House
Colesberg, Upper Karoo - Accommodation
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Selecting the Herb Garden Guesthouse is a decision worth making as it is situated in the friendly town of Colesberg in the Northern Cape. Come and relax in their stylish, individually decorated en suite rooms, where each unit is self-catering and has its own private entrance. They have eleven rooms to choose from and all of these bedrooms have coffee and tea making facilities, TV, heaters, electric blankets, air-conditioning and mini-bar.
Safe and secure parking for your vehicle is also provided at this lovely accommodation Colesberg offers. Your hosts will make sure you enjoy every moment you spend at the Herb Garden Guesthouse. They will also treat you to a full English breakfast if you so require and may feel free to use their fridge/freezer facilities if you need to keep your food cold. Small touring groups are also welcome.
There is a beautiful garden and swimming pool to be enjoyed at your leisure, where you can relax on a hot summers day after a long days drive. There is also a Braai for your delight.
The Herb Garden Guesthouse is rated three-star by the TGCSA and Internet access is available for your use as well as this is a family friendly accommodation.
While you are staying here you may want to visit one of the town's national monuments such as the Colesberg-Kemper Museum. Relics and fossils that date back to the era of dinosaurs can be found on exhibit in the museum. Further exploration of the kopjes may have you stumbling upon Stone Age artifacts as well.
So stay in Colesberg at The Herb Garden Guesthouse where you will receive wonderful hospitality and great comfort at this lovely accommodation.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Herb Garden Guest House, Colesberg, Upper Karoo
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Herb Garden Guest House, Colesberg, Upper Karoo
- Tourism Grading Council
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 25° 5' 39.6" E / 30° 43' 35.8" S
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Driving to Herb Garden Guest House in Colesberg, Upper Karoo
|Departing: Bloemfontein Airport|
|Address: D F Malherbe Avenue, Bloemfontein 9323, South Africa|
|Distance: 236 km / Duration: 2 hours 17 mins|
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|2.||Turn right to merge onto N8 toward Bloemfontein||7.2 km|
|3.||Turn left onto Nelson Mandela Rd||1.2 km|
|4.||Turn left onto Markgraaff St||0.6 km|
|5.||Continue onto President Boshof St||0.7 km|
|6.||Continue onto Kolbe Ave||1.0 km|
|7.||Continue onto Curie Ave||1.8 km|
|8.||Continue onto Jagersfontein Rd||2.7 km|
|9.||Turn left to merge onto N1 toward Colesberg||154 km|
|10.||Turn left to stay on N1||64.0 km|
|11.||Turn left onto Sluiters St||0.6 km|
|12.||Take the 1st left||63 m|
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