The Lighthouse Guesthouse
Colesberg, Upper Karoo - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Mike and Hettie Deysel welcome you to The Lighthouse Guest House Colesberg accommodation. This Northern Cape bed & breakfast is one of Colesberg's most popular guest houses. When staying at The Lighthouse Guesthouse, you can expect to experience a warm welcome, friendly personal service and distinctive style.
"Regional Finalist in the 2012 and 2013 AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards"
Their family has been welcoming friends and travelers on their African holidays for over 24 years, this Karoo B&B accommodation in Colesberg offers families, tourists and business executives something special in a luxurious, reasonably priced overnight accommodation.
Facilities and services include:
• Wi-Fi hotspot for free Internet access.
• There is a tranquil garden for the weary traveler to rest.
• The rooms are tastefully decorated with antiques
• Hairdryers in all the units
• in the winter, electric blankets will keep you warm.
• In summer the air-conditioners and fans will keep you cool.
• All 13 units have coffee and tea making facilities.
• A Hearty Karoo breakfast is served on the sunny patio or inside our cozy new dining room.
• A large deep-freeze will keep your cooler bag cold
• Braai (barbecue) facilities are available.
• 3 Restaurants within walking distance where you can enjoy true Karoo cuisine.
• Secure covered parking
There are 13 en suite units that all have their own DSTV channels. There are two cottages with two bedrooms each, two large family units with two bedrooms each and a Honeymoon suite that has a Queen four-poster bed with en suite bathroom (bath and hand shower). Lounge area with sleeper couch, air-conditioning and DSTV. A sliding door leads onto a tranquil garden patio with table and chairs. This unit also has coffee/tea facilities. Stay at this Colesberg accommodation at The Lighthouse Guest House and have a wonderful memorable visit.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at The Lighthouse Guesthouse, Colesberg, Upper Karoo
- Children Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for The Lighthouse Guesthouse, Colesberg, Upper Karoo
- AA Travel Guides
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 25° 5' 50.3" E / 30° 43' 6.1" S
By Car / Driving
Driving to The Lighthouse Guesthouse in Colesberg, Upper Karoo
|Departing: Bloemfontein Airport|
|Address: Unnamed Road, Bloemfontein Airport (BFN), Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa|
|Distance: 234 km / Duration: 2 hours 24 mins|
Go through 1 roundabout
|2.||Turn right to merge onto N8 toward Bloemfontein||7.2 km|
|3.||Turn left onto Nelson Mandela Rd/N8||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||60.9 km|
|11.||Take the exit toward R58||0.4 km|
|12.||Turn right onto R58||0.7 km|
|13.||Continue onto Station Rd||0.2 km|
|14.||Turn right onto Main Rd||0.2 km|
|15.||Turn left onto D' Urban Row
Destination will be on the right
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