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About Aloes Guest House

Aloes Guest House is situated in the small town of Pitseng Ha Tau which lies in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains. An oasis of peace and calm in the midst of wild nature, Aloes combines comfortable, spacious accommodation with the renowned hospitality of the Basotho people. We offer bed and breakfast-style accommodation in beautiful stone and thatch cottages, situated amongst lovely flower gardens. We also cater to backpackers with smaller, simple traditional rondavels and camping is available for those seeking a more rustic adventure.

The main building of Aloes is a classic Colonial-style sandstone house, dating back to the 19th century, which has been converted into a restaurant and solarium where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinners ranging from braais and pub fare to very special African-Indian fusion and traditional Basotho meals.

Aloes Guest House overlooks the Drakensberg if you prefer epic mountains rising to over 2,850 metres. The gardens at Aloes are perfect for picnicking and swimming in the pool and the spacious and impeccably manicured grounds offer a wonderful setting for weddings, parties, barbecues, staff parties, family gatherings, and conferences.

We aim to offer a range of activities for visitors to Lesotho and the region is famous for its natural splendour. Hikers, mountain bikers, quad riders, and horseback riders will find many peaks and valleys to explore. There is also a rich cultural history in the region and activities include guided tours and treks to an ancient San cave decorated with rock art, village visits to traditional African rondavels, performances by local choirs, and dance troupes.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 9 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 76
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 33 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa)
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Self-catering Unit Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Two-bedroom unit with a lounge and kitchen. Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater see more Double beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R1200 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults
      • Single En-suite Room Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 4 En-suite room equipped to sleep one. Features:  En-suite, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more En-suite, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R450 Room rate
        • Rooms Adults
          • Double En-suite Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 32 En-suite room that is fully equipped to sleep two. Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more Double beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge
            from R690 Room rate
            • Rooms Adults

              Reviews for Aloes Guest House

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              Nicolas Lijnen
              24 August 2018

              We arrived at the Aloes Guest House on Wednesday August 8 from 3pm to 4pm and the least we can say is that the welcome was not warm. The people at the front desk ate and we felt like bothering them. The receptionist greeted us coldly, at the limit of rudeness and showed us our accommodation without speaking to us practically. The accommodation itself was clean and it was probably its only asset as the castles are rudimentary, grim, poorly lit and in winter it is cold. We stayed two nights at this B & B, but preferred to shorten our stay without getting the money spent for the second night. To...
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              Lee Semoko
              30 October 2017

              I made a booking through Afrinow with Aloes Guest House and a quotation was provided which I confirmed and made down payment. On arrival at the establishment I was informed I was provided a wrong quote. I settled the original quotation and refused to pay any additional costs after being given given a R600 discounted which I thought was a ridiculous gesture. When my family and I (including 6 young children) tried leaving the establishment were refused exit, gates were closed on us and a police force was there at a blink of an eye. I made a decision based on my circumstances including not having...
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              Amanda Castleman
              26 October 2017

              We overnighted in Pitseng on our way back to SA. There was confusion over our fully paid booking and Aloes sent us a 'fully booked' message the day before arrival. Self-catering unit was very clean but basic with no personality. If you stay during the weekend expect it to be very noisy!

              Florence Parmentier
              29 June 2017

              Everything was great...really good value for money..friendly stuff ...and no extra cost ..Just supper ...breakfast.. gaz heater...wifi...incl make it a great deal

              Christian Mr Vee Sithole
              09 May 2017

              Firstly I'd like to thank Safarinow for always been there for us when making bookings, Aloes guest house is not a shabby place and they can improve in certain issues we encountered during our stay. 1. Staff must sell the package to the guests, inform them of what's there to do, EG: Quad bikes/Horse riding and whatever else they offer, they didn't say a thing regarding that.2. Dinner , we felt that the receptionists have no full info as to what's happening in their kitchen, example of what food will be served on the night and that ticked us off, so we couldn't have dinner there in the 3 nights...
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              Aloes Guest House is 0.5km from the centre of Pitseng Ha Tau , the nearest airport 88.6km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling