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About Castle Guest House

Castle Guest House is surrounded by mountains and wild life, and boasts 11 spacious rooms. All rooms are en-suite and include DStv, air-conditioning, hairdryers, a minibar fridge, and tea and coffee facilities. Rates are inclusive of a full English breakfast as well as a cold South African buffet. For guests' relaxation, we have a sparkling pool and evening meals are also catered for.

Doornhoek nestles on the mountain slopes of Hekpoort, which is just north west of Johannesburg. There are many farms around as the town borders the North West Province, making this a beautiful landscape to enjoy.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 36
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Tswana (Setswana)
* Please enquire for further details.

Castle Guest House Rooms

Reviews for Castle Guest House

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Liecia Snyman
15 October 2018


Hildegarde Koen, South Africa
10 October 2016

My husband and I wanted to stay close to both Thabazimbi and Marakele National Park. The guesthouse is ideally situated as it is about 3 km outside of town, and about 13 km from Marakele. It's very quiet and peaceful. It was hot as hell and at first our aircon didn't work very well, but after telling the manager she sorted it out for us. I do think that R900 a night is a lot for what you're getting, but we had a lovely stay nonetheless. The warm breakfasts were delicious and the manager, Elna, is a gem.

Madeleine Nel, South Africa
21 June 2015

Had all that I needed. Thank you.

Ben Karpinski, South Africa
05 May 2014

Excellent service and welcome environment. Really great spacious room/suite overlooking the pool.Well recommended as a base for exploring the area.

Francois Kruger, South Africa
06 April 2013

We were dissapointed because the safari now google map indicated that castle guest house is located outside thabazimbi away from the town. We wanted to experience the bushveld. The banners of castle guest house in the town also gave wrong directions. It took us a long time to find the place. The double room we got had only one towel , one mug and coffee/tea for one.The tap of the shower was broken. The blinds in the bathroom window was broken. We had a good nights sleep and nice breakfast.

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Castle Guest House is 9.1km from the centre of Thabazimbi , the nearest airport 94.9km (Pilanesberg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling