Desert Dew Guest House is situated on Modderfontein Farm in the Victoria West area, 35 km from Three Sisters on the N1. The guesthouse does have an entrance from the N12.
The guesthouse has recently been beautifully expanded on demand. The “Vellewaenhuis”, meaning ‘The Shed’ in Afrikaans, was converted, and now boasts 3 self-catering chalets. These units are modern, and ideal for a family stay. There are 6 rooms available, and 3 self-catering chalets. All of the rooms are spacious, and the 2 luxury rooms have an en-suite bath and shower. Bed linen and towels are included.
The farm can sleep 32 people in total, and offers accommodation to suit all tastes.
If guests enjoy good old-fashioned Karoo cooking with a modern twist, then Desert Dew Guest House farm kitchen is for you. From fresh eggs from the farm to delicious Karoo lamb and seasonal veggies, ones taste buds will be spoilt.
Horseshoe mountain, on the farm, is the highest point between Cape Town and Johannesburg in a straight line. Desert Dew Guesthouse is the halfway stop between Cape Town and Gauteng, the perfect place to unwind before the long journey. There are also 6 natural springs on the farm, hence the name Desert Dew.
Kalkfontein Safari’s farmhouse is situated between Britstown and Victoria-West. Kalkfontein Safari’s (Grasberg) invite it’s guests to enjoy the laid back, informal setting where they can relax and unwind away from the busy city life. Accommodation options range from self-catering to comfortable guest house bedrooms.
We offer two bedrooms in the main house one with two single beds with a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom and a second room with two single beds with a separate full bathroom. Extra sleeping space for one person in the study. A fully equipped house with a kitchen that includes a fridge/freezer and washing machine. An Aga stove for those chilly winter evenings. There is a lounge area with TV and DStv. Patio with braai/BBQ facilities. Air conditioning in the main house. No one living in house. Rooms will only be rented to one group of people / family, no sharing with people you don’t know.
We offer lovely three asbes rondavels that is fully equipped with a kitchen (sharing) with a patio ideal for entertaining. The rondavels have each two single bed with an en-suite bathroom with a shower and share a living area and a boma with braai/BBQ facilities. No air conditioning in rondavels, so no accommodation available between November and end of February at rondavels.
Jasfontein Farm Self-catering is situated on a working merino sheep farm. The farm is located a mere 18 km from Victoria West, a peaceful and tranquil Karoo town on the N12 highway.
This self-catering unit comprises a queen-size bed and a single bunker bed, ideal for children. An extra mattress can be added for a fifth person. The unit has a small kitchenette and an en-suite bathroom with a shower. There is a private braai area, wood and braai packs will be available. The unit is fully equipped and also has full DStv and air-conditioning. All towels are provided.
The farm Skietkuil is situated on the N1, halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town. It is also a quiet, scenic stopover for those traveling form Port Elizabeth to the West coast or Namaqualand. (R63)
This holiday farm is in the hart of the Karoo and offers a unique opportunity to enjoy fabulous family accommodation,warm hospitality, tranquility and magnificent Karoo sunsets.
Skietkuil offers affordable rates and quiet surroundings where guests can unwind and destress form their long journeys.
Skietkuil Holiday Farm offers five spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated units. Two with fully equipped kitchens. There are air cons, DStv, electric blankets, home made rusks and dry cereals with milk in every room.
Guests can relax with a refreshment out of their honesty fridges or at the bar in the entertainment area. From the farm kitchen comes fine country cuisine, Karoo lamb, beef and venison, prepared to your preference with home grown selection of fresh farm vegetables. Dinner are served in the restaurant.
A traditional barbeque under the Karoo stars is also a favourite, braai packs are offered.
English breakfast are served on request.
Melton Wold is a working sheep- and game farm and offers a complete holiday venue, away from the rush of big city life. Established in 1935, it is the oldest guest farm in South Africa.
Accommodation consists of single, double and family rooms and is provided in an enlarged farmhouse, the main part of which dates back to 1889. Most of the rooms have fireplaces. The campsite consists of 10 campsites on grass and each stand has its own electricity, water and braai area. The farm produces its own livestock, especially Karoo lamb and springbuck, and is the foundation of excellent cuisine. We have an attractive ladies bar, The Dear and Pheasant.
Activities on the farm include a playground for children, tennis court, bowling green, swimming pool, walks and cycling, game drives, birding, fossil viewing, visit to the diamond mine and tannery. During the winter family hunts are popular.
We are a venue for weddings, birthday parties and conferences.
Tuis Huis is a quaint self-catering house, in the karoo town Victoria West.
Ideal for 6 people, the house has 3 rooms that share the use of a bathroom with a shower. 1 Of the rooms is furnished with a double bed, the second room with 3 single beds, and the third with a single bed.
The kitchen is equipped with a 2-plate stove, a fridge, a kettle and a toaster. The living room has a small dining area, as well as a lounge that is equipped with a TV with local channels. Braai facilities are available for guests to use, and parking is provided.
Attractions in Victoria West include the Mannetjies Roux museum at the Victoria Trading Post.
Windsor Guest House offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a 4-sleeper cottage situated on Windsor Farm. The farm is located 11 km from the central Karoo town of Victoria West towards Britstown, off the N12 highway.
The cottage has tiled floors, and comprises a queen-size bed and a bunk bed, a bathroom with a shower, and a small kitchenette in the corner with a microwave, 2 cooking plates, a kettle and toaster, cutlery, and a fridge. The cottage is also equipped with air-conditioning and a heater. Guests have access to a verandah with braai facilities, as well as a swimming pool.
There are a variety of activities on the farm to enjoy, such as picnics, walks or drives in the veld, climbing the mountains, bird watching, and star gazing,
De Oude Pastorie is the oldest house in town and was the first parsonage of the Dutch Reformed Church in Victoria-West.
Accommodation comprises 5 rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. Ther is one room with 3 single beds, one single room, one room with a double bed and 2 rooms with three-quarter beds. Each room has a private entrance, a fan, electric blanket and tea- and coffee-making facilities. We have a TV room with a fireplace for the cold winters. We also offer safe parking, braai facilities and a playground for children.
The owner is a breeder of show poultry and we find that the guests love experiencing this as it is quite different from your average establishment.Ther’s also a playground for the kids to enjoy themselves.
We are walking distance from hiking trails, the Apollo theatre, District museum and restaurant. We serve a nice Karoo dinner (must be booked in advance) and breakfast. Lunch packets on request. We also cater for small groups.
Please note we do not have credit card facilities on-site.
Rest-A-While is a guest house that is situated in Victoria West, in the Northern Cape. Ideal for guests looking for comfortable lodging for a stop-over, en route to various destinations.
Accommodation at Rest-A-While comprises 10 bedrooms, that are neatly decorated. These rooms are equipped with either a double bed, 3 single beds, or 2 single beds that can be configured into king-size beds and electric blankets, and includes an en-suite bathroom that has a shower, basin and toilet. Facilities included in all room categories are flat screen TV’s with selected guesthouse DStv channels, air-conditioning as well as bar fridges, microwaves with tea- and coffee-making facilities. Breakfast and meals are available by arrangement to deliver on premises.
The guest house is located opposite a restaurant, where guests can have various meals and beverages. Parking is available for vehicles, and there is fencing around premises as well as security cameras. Rest-A-While is within close proximity from various shops and other facilities, as well as the N12 freeway.
Karoo Koelte B&B is a located in an old homestead in Victoria West, Northern Cape and offers guests a choice of comfortable rooms.
Guests can book 1 of 4 en-suite rooms, one of which is disabled friendly, or 1 of the 2 self-catering units. The self-catering units, Woonstel and Withuis, is situated separately from the main house and has kitchenettes that are equipped with a fridge, a stove and a microwave. The en-suite rooms, Stoepkamer, Pers Kamer, Oranje Kamer and Groen Kamer, are furnished with double or twin beds and have a bathroom with either a bath or a shower.
Each of the rooms is individually decorated, and for comfort, the rooms are air-conditioned or equipped with fans. Percale linen, as well as tea and coffee facilities with homemade rusks and biscuits are provided. The rooms are also equipped with TVs with DStv and local channels, and in winter electric blankets, as well as wall-mounted heaters, are available. The rooms are non-smoking and they are serviced daily.
Karoo Koelte B&B has been tested by a wheelchair user. Breakfast is available at an additional cost and dinner is available on request in advance.
Get rid of the burden of the long road and experience peacefulness and fresh air under the open skies of the Karoo and join us for a relaxing overnight experience.
Victoria’s Pride aims to create a quiet resting place for people from all walks of life needing a safe and comfortable stay.
All our rooms have their own private entrance, air-conditioning, and an en-suite bathroom.
We are walking distance from about everything from doctors rooms to hospital, restaurant (1 km),
At Victoria’s Pride about 615 km from Cape Town,you will be greeted with warm and friendly Karoo hospitality and will enjoy a peaceful and quiet overnight stay.
Clean and neat, very safe surroundings.
Amazing views, breathtaking sunsets, excellent value for money.
Breakfast, light/packed lunch and dinner will be on offer at a good price when requested in advance.
We do take Credit Cards
Stargazing under the Karoo skies. Our warm and friendly staff will be at hand to attend to your specific needs.
Guests have a choice between nine units, consisting of double and single beds, or double and single beds. The rooms are tastefully decorated, fresh unpolluted air and stars at night for as far as the eye can see. Vehicles can be parked in front of your room.
We promote a smoke-free environment, and guests are welcome to smoke outside.
All units are equipped with TVs (1, 2, 3, etv and – DStv or open air. If DStv is a requirement, please inquire beforehand.
Each room is equipped with a fridge, coffee and tea facilities and home made rusks or biscuits.
Microwaves in all rooms.
Please remember that rates are a guide and subject to change.
Please re-confirm rates when booking.
The former “Victoria-Wes Hotel” was renovated in September 2016 and reopened as Merino Junction in December 2016. It’s a stunning countryside hotel bring the former Karoo hospitality back to life.
Guests can choose between family rooms or double rooms. Each family room has a double bed and a bunk bed, and each double room has a double bed. Each room also has air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom with a shower.
All the rooms have bar fridges, microwaves, tee and coffee making facilities and TV’s with DStv. The rooms are serviced daily. Braai facilities and safe parking are available.
Merino Junction offers an a la carte restaurant, coffee shop and licensed bar. Modern conference facilities are also available. Several shops with hand-crafts, decor, gifts and wool products are also available on the premises.
Moonlight Manor is located in the small upper Karoo town of Victoria West, halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town on the N12 via Kimberley, and merely 45 km from the N1. Moonlight Manor is owner operated and offers comfortable accommodation off the main roads which will ensure our guests of a quiet and peaceful night’s rest!
Accommodation is offered in 7 tastefully decorated rooms with carefully selected antiques and comprising of a Superior Queen Suite, Deluxe Double Suites, Standard Double Suite and a Deluxe Family suite. The Deluxe Family suite is equipped for self-catering and can sleep up to 4 guests. Each suite contains an en-suite bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet, The suites feature private entrances and seating areas and have views over the garden area and Karoo mountains.
High ceilings, original Oregon floors, large shuttered doors, sash windows, and a verandah help retain the intended charm of the old Victorian house, built in the late 1800’s. There is safe and secure off-street parking.
Behind the property, situated at the foot of Moonlight Hill, begin various hiking trails which lead to spectacular views over the Karoo landscape and the unique collection of Victorian houses in town
Welcome to De Oude Scholen, Victoria West. The main building of De Oude Scholen was built in 1891 during the historical Kimberley mine diggings and served as an education facility for children whose parents worked on the mines. Being the first primary school in Victoria-West, the building holds a history and an air of nostalgia found within its foundations.
Since its early days the building has served as a church and a bank and is now known as De Oude Scholen B&B. This building has found its place in the dry Karoo and serves as a cool and refreshing oasis for the weary traveller.
All units consist of a flat screen TV with DStv, all 7 units are equipped with air conditioning and electric blankets for the cold winter days and nights.
All rooms are furnished with style and tranquillity.
Our establishment is graded with the AA as highly recommended.
Die Pophuis Hoekie is situated on the N12 in the Karoo midway between Johannesburg and Cape Town, via Kimberley. Perfectly suited for travellers in search of comfortable overnight accommodation.
Accommodation comprises 7 renovated Karoo units and 3 en-suite rooms. The 3 en-suite rooms are not fully equipped for self-catering, but kettles, fridges and microwaves are provided. Deep freeze facilities are available on request – please enquire at reception.
On-site facilities include a braai area, pet friendly and secure parking. Lights are switched on in the safe parking area at night and a security guard is on patrol on the premises from 07:00 to 19:00 each day.
Marseilles Farm Guest House is situated approximately 8 km from the central Karoo town of Victoria West and offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in a 4-bedroom farmhouse, ideal for a family getaway or a stopover.
The house features wooden floors and comprises 4 bedrooms, a bathroom with a bath, shower and toilet, a separate toilet, a kitchen and dining area, and a lounge. The house can accommodate up to 8 guests in a double bed and 6 single beds. There is air-conditioning in the double bedroom and fans and heaters are provided in the other bedrooms. The lounge is equipped with a TV with local channels. The kitchen is equipped with an oven and stove, as well as a dining room table and chairs.
Guests have access to a stoep with braai facilities, and also have access to a double parking garage.
There are a variety of activities on the farm for guests to enjoy such as picnics, walks or drives in the veld, swimming in the dam, climbing in the mountains, bird watching, and star gazing.
Kingwill’s Guest House offers comfortable accommodation in 4 cottages built in the late 1800’s which have been renovated into 8 tatsefully decorated en-suite bedrooms. Kingwill’s Guest House is situated in the town of Victoria West in the Northern Cape.
The guest house offers warm hospitality and comfort. Each room features its own private entrance, antique Cape cottage furniture, and en-suite bathroom with a shower and a Victoria bathtub. Each room is equipped with linen and towels, a TV with DStv, tea and coffee tray, Microwave, a bar fridge, air-conditioning (warm & Cold) a hairdryer, and a safe. All meals are available by prior arrangement and there is also an on-site Karoo Deli coffee shop. Breakfast is an optional extra and is served in Karoo Deli from 07h00 to 10h00. Guests have access to a garden area with braai facilities, wireless Internet, safe off-street parking, a swimming pool, fully licenced bar and a billiard room.
There are several restaurants in town where guests can enjoy a Karoo Lamb dinner. Local attractions include the Apollo Theatre, Moonlight hill hiking trail, and the Northern Cape Regional Museum.
Centrally situated in the Great Karoo on the N12, and 40 km of the N1, Victoria West. Here, west of the N12, guests will find the Victoria-Wes Gastehuis, cradled between 2 Karoo koppies in the quaint Victorian “Bo-Dorp” of the village.
The complex consists of 7 luxury units. Unit facilities include a braai per unit or communal, TV and DStv, a fridge, microwave, an oven with a 2-plate stove, air-conditioning, ceiling fans and panel heaters, cleaning service, linen and towels, tea- and coffee-making facilities with rusks, an emergency light, electric blankets and a splash pool.
Facilities at the guesthouse include a laundry service, safe off-street and well-lit parking, security guard, fax and photocopying facilities available, personal and friendly service all staff most competent.
Nearby Facilities include an ATM, FNB, Absa Bank, Standard Bank, Spar and restaurant.