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About House No. 1

This is a beautifully restored Victorian Karoo-style home with a veranda which has been tastefully decorated. The house features polished yellowood floors and traditional furniture with the accent on comfort.

House No. 1 sleeps up to eight guests and is equipped with everything you might require. This self-catering home comprises three bedrooms with double beds and one bedroom with two single beds, a fully equipped kitchen, two bathrooms, and a dining room. There is also a small flatlet which sleeps another couple. A lovely patio with a braai and safe parking. A home away from home all to yourself.

Come stay at House No. 1; the guest house you'll remember, in the village you won't forget. Please note that a minimum of three guests is required.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Highly Recommended

House No. 1 Rooms

Reviews for House No. 1

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Neil Hartzenberg
02 June 2017

We had a wonderful two nights in this spacious grand home of yesteryear, as we explored and enjoyed Nieu Bethesda

Saritah Prinsloo, South Africa
11 October 2016

House No 1 is a nice old house, with antique furniture but needs some serious TLC. Unfortunately because of the dust roads in town, the furniture is also dusty at all times. The kitchen is not the best kitchen to cook in and I am afraid there were not enough of the important utensils to make a proper meal with. However after raising this with Louise, she did help us out for the duration of our stay. The house has a 3 star rating which I think might be misleading. I also feel the rate per day is too high for what one gets. All of this being said, Nieu Bethesda is still one of our all time favou...
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Taryn Barnard, South Africa
08 January 2015

The house was very clean and neat and we enjoyed our stay in Nieu Bethesda.

Sandra Rossouw, South Africa
10 February 2014

I am afraid this time around it was not such a good experience. The house is now in need of some updating and attention. Compared to other places to stay in New Bethesda this house is in serious need attention. We have stayed there a year and half ago and when we stayed there again two weeks ago it was noticeable that it is no longer in such top form at the previous time.

Helena Olivier, South Africa
08 January 2010

We had a lovely stay at House No 1. Takes one right back into the past!

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House No. 1 is 0.3km from the centre of Nieu Bethesda , the nearest airport 263km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
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