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About Cheetau Lodge

Finding true peace and rest in today’s over active lifestyle has become a rare luxury that few people can afford. At Cheetau Lodge we take pride in the fact that our guests not only find the rest they really deserve, but that they leave here with an experience of a lifetime behind them.

We offer 4 star accommodation in strategically placed units with views over the beautiful landscape of the Bethlehem area and into the cages of unique wild-cat species. Whether you are visiting us for a holiday, or attending a function or just enjoying a delicious meal at our restaurant, you may expect to be amazed by a magnificent sunset or the roar of a lion in the background.

Let the exquisite sunsets capture your imagination while you enjoy a delicious cocktail on the porch of one of our rooms. Our fully-serviced units are fitted with all the necessities to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay. Each unit has a fridge, kettle, electric blanket, heater and DSTV with a selection of channels.

Break away from the rush of your everyday life by booking your accommodation at our beautiful lodge today. The exhilarating wildlife, ancient legends and rich cultural history of the Eastern Free State won’t disappoint you.

Whether you are visiting family in the Bethlehem area, the art galleries in Clarens or using Cheetau Game Lodge as your wedding venue, you won’t be disappointed if you choose us.

Enjoy true South-African cuisine at our exceptional restaurant. Choose a variety of meals from our menu during the week or enjoy one of our appetizing Sunday buffets at our restaurant, while gazing out over the mountainous beauty of the Eastern Free State. The fully furnished bar is always at your service when the restaurant is open. Give us a call or send us a message for more information or to make a booking.

Located in the heart of the Eastern Free State, Cheetau Game Lodge is within reach of some South-Africa’s most popular art towns and surrounded by adventure activities. The well-known art towns of Clarens and Rosendal are only 50 km and 75 km respectively from Cheeatau Game Lodge, while Ficksburg home of the well-known Cherry Festival is only 88 km away. Other activities in the area include white water rafting, quad-bike trails, paintball, archery and horse riding excursions.

Wedding Venues: Whether you are organizing a small, intimate get-together, work function or wedding reception, we will be able to accommodate you. We will help you to organize your event and make sure that everything goes according to plan.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 19
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Gym
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Breakfast and dinner are available on request for an additional fee.

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Reviews for Cheetau Lodge

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Madelaine Van Niekerk
31 July 2017

The owner Marie was so nice,the food was great,the animals so well cared for,the animal cages so clean and big enough.The units very well designed and so clean and comfy! The staff very helpful and friendly. Can't wait to go again!!

Zhane Nel, South Africa
29 June 2016

Awesome place. Awesome people. Beautiful and definitely worth it.

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Cheetau Lodge is 14.1km from the centre of Bethlehem , the nearest airport 145.8km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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