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.
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.
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.
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.
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.