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About Meerkat Self-Catering

Meerkat is a little gem, situated in the quaint village of Nieu Bethesda in the Eastern Cape, and has magnificent views of the Compassberg. You will have free WiFi, a lovely private garden and safe. private off-street parking. In summer the Pecan nut trees give ample shade and in winter the garden is sunny.

The accommodation comprises of a a luxurious king-size bed with electric blanket and super king-size duvet. The kitchenette is equipped with microwave, refrigerator, toaster, kettle, electric frying pan and cutlery and crockery. There is a big, comfortable couch plus a small table and chairs. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a shower, basin and toilet.
The unit is walking distance from the Two Goats Deli and Beer Brewery, the Old Mill, and a short walk up the street leads to a lane that takes you over a charming hanging bridge to the center of the village. There are a number of good restaurants and, of course, the famous Owl House, which is not to be missed. Other interesting sights are the Kitching Fossil Centre and the First People's Art Centre.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 11 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Strictly no pets. No children, unless it's one adult one child sharing King size bed, and then only when child is older than five. Normal rates will be charged for the unit.

Meerkat Self-Catering Rooms

Reviews for Meerkat Self-Catering

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Roberta Pazdro
23 December 2018

Tutti, the Host at Meerkat, was amazingly helpful long before we arrived reminding us that Nieu Bethesda has no ATM nor petrol station and giving excellent recommendations of where to eat. When we inquired where we could buy some Karoo lamb chops, she volunteered to pick some up for us!! We were very impressed by her kindness. Meerkat is tastefully decorated and has its own private very shady yard with large braai which felt about 10 degrees cooler than in the sun. Meerkat is located a 2 minute walk from the very good local craft brewery. The space is compact but has all you need. There wasn'...
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Sandy Viljoen
17 September 2018

We loved this little flat. Lovely bed and linen. Spacious enough. Would reduce the number of pillows on the bed. Although beautiful, it cloggs up the space. Very friendly owners. Had total privacy, which we loved.As a lady going to a wedding whilst staying there, I would have liked a full length mirror.

Jan Jacobs
16 August 2018

clean and comfortable. Worm and friendly reception by hosts.

John Forster
29 April 2018

We were warmly welcomed by Graham who explained the features of their accommodation, and recommended we visit the two main attractions in the town, namely the Owl House and the James Kitching Fossil Exhibition. He also gave us a guide to some of the recommended local eateries.What appealed to us the most was the situation: the views from the cottage over a neatly kept garden to the mountains in the distance, especially the dramatic Kompassberg. It was an absolute pleasure to enjoy our breakfast out in the garden with its peaceful and restful atmosphere.Thank you to Tutti and Graham for a speci...
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Wendy Wixley
30 March 2018

Very private garden with table and chairs and braai.

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Meerkat Self-Catering is 0.5km from the centre of Nieu Bethesda , the nearest airport 262.6km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling