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About Koelfontein Guest House

Koelfontein Guest House offers self-catering accommodation in an old restored farmhouse located 20 km outside of Rietpoort. This small Karoo farmhouse offers accommodation ideal for a family.

The farmhouse offers three bedrooms with bedding provided. The house has no electricity, but we provide oil lamps, a gas stove and a gas geyser. The large kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and guests can enjoy meals at the central dining table. The lounge area has comfortable seating and beautiful views of the surrounding grasslands. We can provide meals on request. The house has an indoor and outdoor braai.

The area offers beautiful surroundings and is renowned for its spring flower display, which can be among the best in the region.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 35 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 7
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Breakfast and dinner are available at an additional cost. Please note that there are no credit card facilities.

Availability and pricing

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  • Farmhouse Sleeps 7 Includes: Self-catering This large farmhouse has three bedrooms; the main bedroom has a double bed and a single bed. The two remaining rooms... see more Features:  Double beds, Bath only, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R380 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Koelfontein Guest House

      8 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Carol Swanson
      16 August 2018

      We throughly enjoyed our stay, we felt we could have stayed longer than our 3 nights as there is so much to explore and see. We would recommend Koelfontein to people who love nature, the outdoors and basic, rustic living. We loved the isolation and remoteness and the night sky is the best we have seen, the plant and animal life plus the geology was fascinating. The cottage had everything we required, we did not miss internet, tv or electricity.

      Etienne Rossouw, South Africa
      22 December 2016

      Uiters vriendelike gasvrou! Alles wat ons nodig gehad het. Die stilte is oorverdowend en die sterrehemel onbeskryflik!!'n MOET ervaring.Baie dankie Adele!Etienne & Hedwig

      Chris Cronje, South Africa
      22 August 2016

      Had a wonderful time - would love to do it again. can certainly rfecommend

      Laaiqah Jabar, South Africa
      08 June 2016

      The beautiful, isolated locality is so soothing for the soul and the stargazing is absolutely magnificent!!!I had the most restful sleep ever here...The meals were delicious and satisfying, you can taste all the love and care that went into them.Ons het regtig sooo lekker gebly, dankie Adele en Albie... jul gasvryheid is van die boonste rak :)

      Adri du Toit, South Africa
      02 September 2014

      Absolutely fantastic. Isolated. So very near to God's creation - flowers, fields, even small buck and others - a small "steenbokkie" visited us. We will definitely stay longer. I think it depends of the type of person you are, if you will enjoy the stay or not. Everything needed was well provided for. The owners made us feel so heartily welcome. Their heart is in this. What a beautiful, blessed place! We did not miss electricity at all.

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      Koelfontein Guest House is 17.2km from the centre of Rietpoort , the nearest airport 330.3km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling