Toverberg Guest Houses
Colesberg, Upper Karoo - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:The Toverberg Guest Houses are a selection of beautifully restored Karoo townhouses in the quiet and historic Bell Street in Colesberg. This accommodation in Colesberg is a traveler's oasis on the main routes to the interior and the coast. The Toverberg Guest Houses are perfect for an overnight stay for weary travelers.
This Colesberg accommodation is welcoming to children as well as pets. And all Toverberg Guest houses are walking distance from restaurants, shops, supermarkets and a museum.
The Guest Houses offer two or three bedrooms, some with en-suite bathroom facilities.15 and 15A Bell Street Guest House: Contains two units, each with two en-suite bedrooms and private lounges with TV, microwave oven, refrigerator and dinnerware.
5 Bell Street Guest Houses consists of two units. 5B has an en suite bathroom and private lounge and 5C has two bedrooms sharing a bathroom, a lounge / dining room with TV and equipped kitchen.
All Bell Street units have a lock up garage and braai facilities are available at most.
Should you want breakfast during your stay- make a request, then head to the reception house in Charl Cilliers Street where you will then be treated to something delicious.
Colesberg is surrounded by koppies and resides by the towering Coleskop, its former name was Toverberg (Magic Mountain), so named because, for the traveller, it is visible from 40km but appears to get no closer. In 1814, a mission station was built here in the hope of bringing peace to the volatile frontier area of the Cape Colony. In 1829 farmers petitioned for a town to be established and 18 138 ha was set aside. The first erven were sold in November 1830 and the town was named after Sir Lowry Cole, then Cape Governor.
In a sheep-farming area spread over half-a-million hectares, greater Colesberg breeds many of the country's top Merinos. It is also renowned for producing high-quality racehorses. When visiting Colesberg there is a great selection of Colesberg accommodation and there is so much to do, historians and nature lovers will love this Northern Cape town.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Toverberg Guest Houses, Colesberg, Upper Karoo
- Animal Friendly
- Children Welcome
- Conference Facilities
- Secure Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Toverberg Guest Houses, Colesberg, Upper Karoo
- AA Travel Guides
Things to do near Colesberg, Upper Karoo
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 25° 5' 44.9" E / 30° 43' 22.2" S
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Driving to Toverberg Guest Houses in Colesberg, Upper Karoo
|Departing: Bloemfontein Airport|
|Address: Bloemfontein Airport (BFN), Unnamed Road, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa|
|Distance: 234 km / Duration: 2 hours 25 mins|
|1.||Head south||1.1 km|
|2.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit||1.3 km|
|3.||Merge onto N8||6.7 km|
|4.||Turn left onto Nelson Mandela Rd/N8||1.2 km|
|5.||Turn left onto Markgraaff St||0.6 km|
|6.||Continue onto President Boshof St||0.7 km|
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|8.||Continue onto Curie Ave||1.8 km|
|9.||Continue onto Jagersfontein Rd||2.7 km|
|10.||Turn left to merge onto N1 toward Colesberg||215 km|
|11.||Take the exit toward R58||0.3 km|
|12.||Keep right at the fork and merge onto R58||0.7 km|
|13.||Continue onto Station Rd||0.2 km|
|14.||Continue onto Kerk St||1.0 km|
|15.||Turn left onto Dwars St
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Great place to stay, friendly people.
Posted: March, 10th 2011 20:57 PM
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