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Description

In the Northern Cape we say "follow the sun, not the crowds."

Greatbatch is named after the legendary architect of the turn of the previous century, Daniel Westwood Greatbatch; this house was designed by him as his residence.
DW Greatbatch was responsible for the design of several outstanding buildings such as the Sanatorium, Theatre Royal, 3rd building Kimberley Club, Dunluce, Synagogue etc.

Situated on the Belgravia historic route we are close to shops, restaurants, pubs and museums.

Graded as a 3 star by TGCSA and is a member of the Guesthouse Association of SA.

Three Guesthouse rooms are also named after architects of the 1900’s. Rooms are air-conditioned, fitted with a kettle and coffee and tea is available.

Rogers room is a luxury en-suite with a Queen size bed and overlooks the pool and lapa area. It is equipped with a colour DSTV and bar fridge.

Timlin room has two ¾ beds and outside door to garden. It is equipped with a colour DSTV and its bathroom is opposite the room.

Stent room is a luxury en-suite and overlooks the pool and lapa area. Equipped with an old Kimberley time brass and copper bed and colour DSTV.

Stand alone flats have ceiling fans. They are each equipped with a bar fridge, microwave oven and colour DSTV. They are named Topaz luxury en-suite and Emerald 1 & 2 sharing a bathroom and toilet (ideal family flat).


Our dormitory is divided in two parts to cater for ladies and gents separately. It can sleep 20 people in total and has an ablution facility with two showers and two toilets. The theme of the dormitory is “Diggers den” and takes you back in time with the old notices and other items out of the Mining industry of yester year.

Our large garden has plenty of space for you to soak up some rays near our swimming pool. Our lapa has a built in braai and bench tables to just sit and chat or enjoy cold beers under. A great bauma where you can enjoy the early (or late) evening.

  • Type: Guest House
  • Includes: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4  Read Reviews
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Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.
ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
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  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Includes: Self Catering
1) The Stent room is a luxury en-suite and overlooks the pool and lapa area. It is equipped with an old Kimberley time brass and copper bed and kettle for tea/coffee as well as colour TV. 2) Topaz luxury en-suite next to the pool and lapa. It is equipped with a queen size bed, has a microwave oven, bar fridge and kettle for tea/coffee and has a colour TV.
 
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Includes: Self Catering
The Rogers room is a spacious room fitted with a Queen size bed and it has its own wash basin and share a bathroom and toilet with Timlin. It overlooks the swimming pool and lapa area.
 
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Includes: Self Catering
The Timlin twin room share the bathroom and toilet, has two ¾ beds. It has its own outside door overlooking the front garden and fishpond.
 
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Includes: Self Catering
Emerald 1 & 2 are double rooms which are stand alone flats from the house and has ceiling fans installed. They are each equipped with a bar fridge, microwave oven and colour TV and are equipped with a kettle and coffee and tea is available. They are sharing a bathroom and toilet and has a comfortable patio with cane chairs overlooking the back garden and next to the pool.
 
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Reviews for Greatbatch Guesthouse

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11 April 2013

Very nice, friendly staff, clean and comfortable. Breakfast very nice. I definitely recommend this guest house. Very worthwile. Manager Marcel very helpful!!!

03 September 2007

Nice clean and friendly guest house. Room was nice. Only thing I did not like was TV on top of cupboard in room and shared DSTV between all guest . If I wanted to watch something specific can be a problem. Staff extremely friendly and will ensure guests are looked after.

16 May 2007

Baie dankie vir die vriendelike gasvryheid. Ons het dit verskriklik geniet. Sal definitief weer hier bly as ons weer aan die kant van die wereld is!!

02 April 2007

As 4 students we were warmly welcomed to the Guesthouse. The people were very friendly and tried to help us finding any place we were looking for to visit. We were supported by maps and advices were to go to have lunch etc. As I promised, I put your contact details into our backpacker list so that coming exchange students of the BMW Plant in Rosslyn can also enjoy their visit in SA. Thanks!!

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Greatbatch Guesthouse is 2.7km from the centre of Kimberley , the nearest airport 6.2km (Kimberley Airport).

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