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About Gooseberry Lodge Guest House

Welcome to Gooseberry Lodge Guest House where we are proud to offer elegant accommodation, superb food and top quality service in action. Perhaps, like most visitors to Bethlehem, you are satisfied with a comfortable bed and a good breakfast, or maybe you are like most of our guests that demand more than the basics. The strongest endorsement is the feedback of a number of celebrities that have stayed at Gooseberry Lodge, including Manuel Escorcio, Steve Hofmeyer, Philip Moolman, and Frank Opperman to name but a few.

We take care when reservations are made, we look after our guests on arrival and during their stay, we offer superb cooking, and handle departure procedures smoothly. We go the extra mile, not only to provide elegant accommodation, superb food and quality service, but in addition we also offer special tariffs, complementary snacks and drinks, car wash, electronic communication, and secretarial support.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 17
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Single Room Sleeps 1 Includes: Room Only En-suite room with single bed, TV with M-Net and selected DStv, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Full English brea... see more Features:  M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Single beds, Tea and Coffee Facilities
    from R615 Room rate
    • Adults
      • Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 5 Double room with double or twin beds, TV with M-Net and selected DStv, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Full Engli... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite see more Twin beds, Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities
        from R720 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Double-storey Unit Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Fully-equipped unit with private entrance and two en-suite bathrooms. Note that the stairs are a little steeper than... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Self-catering see more Twin beds, Double beds, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Self-catering, Tea and Coffee Facilities
            from R745 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults

              Reviews for Gooseberry Lodge Guest House

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              Jackie Blundell, South Africa
              02 September 2016

              Very attentive host (Deon). Room very pleasant and adequate for one night. Directions were a bit misleading as we approached from opposite direction - but we found it OK and it is centrally positioned for the town.

              Charl Nel, South Africa
              26 February 2016

              When arriving on the date of my reservation, AND DEPOSIT PAID, I was told that I was not booked with them. After +-10-minutes they came back and showed me in a book I was booked for the 22 Feb and not 24th. Altough I had my reservation number: 10790723, and reservation dates on hand, in mail from SafariNow.They did then get me a place at a different house of a family member, of which I did not make use.IN SHORT, SAFARI-NOW & GOOSEBERRY MUST SORT THIS OUT, IF THE FAULT IS WITH GOOSEBERRY I RECOMMEND YOU TAKE THEM OF YOUR LIST.I ALSO REQUEST THAT YOU REFUND MY DEPOSIT?
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              jean james, South Africa
              23 February 2016

              Not at all. When I arrived Deon opened the room for us. Oh what a nice room,double bed with a single bed,flat screen,fridge and a microwave,corner bath and after an hour I heard that I was in a wrong room taken to the back a room without a microwave and I brought food that I wanted to warm up since I came late. The was that old model round TV and a shower and for R775 I wasn't impressed

              Lynda McMartin, South Africa
              19 October 2015

              Gooseberry Lodge Guest House transferred our overnight booking to Forget-Me-Not Guest House in Bethlehem, and we were very well-looked after there by the friendly and hospitable owner. We had safe off-road parking, and our accommodation was very comfortable and pleasant. We enjoyed a delicious dinner and were provided with another appetizing breakfast, so felt ready for our next part of journeying down to Cape Town. We can recommend this convenient and easy to find guest house. Ron and Lynda McMartin            25th Sept 2015      
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              Beverly baillache, South Africa
              06 October 2015

              Comfortable clean rooms.Host was superb ensuring than we were comfortable. Breakfast was more than expected-delicious with variations each morning.A sure stop when in Bethlehem.A really unexpected additional service was the car wash. Really enjoyed our stay.

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              Gooseberry Lodge Guest House is 2km from the centre of Bethlehem , the nearest airport 159.1km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling