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About B&B @ Bloem

B&B @ Bloem is situated in the quiet, leafy residential area of Universitas on the western side of Bloemfontein, between the University of the Free State and the N1. We are 1 km from the Haldon off-ramp, N1/R48 crossing.

We offer individually decorated rooms with private entrances and en-suite bathrooms. Double rooms, family rooms as well as a two-bedroom cottage are available. We also offer a unit equipped for people with disabilities that is wheelchair friendly. All rooms feature a TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and most rooms also offer a kitchenette.

Breakfast is served between 07h00 and 08h00 in our elegant breakfast room, Chez les Jourdan, which also houses our reception. 65 trees and shrubs have been identified and tagged. Guests now have the extra choice of B&B @ Bloem wines to enjoy.

We are centrally located for restaurants, Waterfront Mall, Sand du Plessis Theatre, Mimosa Mall, City Centre and Shopping Centres, four hospitals, two universities, provincial and international sports grounds. tourist centre, museums and showgrounds.

  • Response Rate: 86%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 26
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 22 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

All quotes are room only, however at arrival you can indicate whether you will be making use of our breakfast at an additional price. All prices are room or per person.

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Reviews for B&B @ Bloem

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Cally Nicholson, South Africa
29 March 2016

We arrived at the B&B expecting to find 2 bedrooms for 4 people as per booking. We were given keys for 1 bedroom sleeping 4 people. The owner Marthinus shrugged his shoulders and said we can try another place up the road and walked away.The carpets were dirty, the "white linen" was yellow", the bathroom needed a good clean and the curtains were in need of a good wash.The parking space and entrance was limited and very difficult to enter and ext the premises. We opted to forfeit our money paid for the accommodation in order to secure an alternative place.If only the owner would spend money...
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Kerryn Krige, South Africa
12 January 2016

Clearly, someone loves this B and B. They have made a whole booklet that explains the stories behind each of the rooms, and guides you to Bloemfontein's finest spots. But I left disappointed. We stayed in the self catering cottage which had the bare minimum cutlery / crockery (exactly four plates, knives, forks, spoons), and little to cook with - no sharp knives, no bottle opener, no tin opener.The drains were clogged with hair, and the shower broken. With a little bit of love, and a bit more attention to detail, this otherwise would be a good pet-friendly place to stay. Establishment Response...
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Lugemba Budiaki, Lesotho
01 July 2015

I spent a night at this B&B with my family. It is a lovely facility that my family enjoyed. We are recommending colleagues and friends to use this facility.Kind regards

Johan Kleynhans, South Africa
28 April 2014

We had a very short but nice stay.

joan treger, South Africa
09 May 2013

Value for money.

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B&B @ Bloem is 5.8km from the centre of Bloemfontein , the nearest airport 10km (New Tempe Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Universitas

Mimosa Mall

(3.5 km from Universitas)

Mimosa Mall is one of the Free State’s most desirable and luxurious shopping centres. Fashionable shops bring leading brands within grasp of Bloem’s trendy set.With 120 leading stores, there are numerous tempting choices coupled with an indulgent...

Chevrolet Park

(3.7 km from Universitas)

Springbok Park, now known as Chevrolet Park, is a well-equipped stadium within walking distance of Bloemfontein's city centre. The 20 000-seater stadium incorporates two large stands. Braai and cricket devotees frequent the grassy banks, perfect...

Free State Stadium

(4.2 km from Universitas)

Bloemfontein certainly doesn’t lack when it comes to sports facilities and boasts a fine assortment. The 48 000-seater Free State Stadium is companion to an international standard athletics stadium, the Goodyear Park cricket grounds which is used...

Sand du Plessis Theatre

(4.7 km from Universitas)

Visit the Sand du Plessis Theatre as well as the Andre Hugenot Theatre for ballets, opera, plays, choir performances etc.