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About Obaa Sima Guest House

Obaa Sima Guest House is an elegant guest house situated in Umtata, just five minutes from the town centre.

Obaa Sima offers guests a choice of staying in one of the lovely Executive or Standard Rooms, which is situated in such a way to ensure privacy for each guest. The Executive Rooms are furnished with comfortable king-size beds and the Standard Rooms with double beds, and each room has a private bathroom that consists of a bath and a shower. Linen as well as electric blankets are provided and each room is equipped with a satellite TV. The rooms are air-conditioned.

A selection of full breakfasts, lunch and dinner are available on request and catering for a special function can also be arranged. Guests can relax in the lounge which is equipped with a TV or cool off in the swimming pool. Braai facilities are available.

Situated at the cultural heart of the Eastern Cape, the Nelson Mandela Museum is a short drive away and many cultural sites such as Nelson Mandela's birth place can be visited. Various nature reserves can also be visited in the area.

Obaa Sima Guest House is situated on the corner of a quiet street, and is the perfect setting to take some time off from the noisy rush of the city.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English

Availability and pricing

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  • Standard Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 5 These rooms are each furnished with a comfortable double bed and have a private bathroom with a bath and a shower. Line... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, Private bathroom, Air-Conditioning, Television
    from R1100 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Executive Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 Each of these air-conditioned rooms are furnished with a comfortable king-size bed and has a private bathroom with a... see more Features:  King beds, DStv, Private bathroom, Air-Conditioning, Television
        from R1300 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults

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          Obaa Sima Guest House is 3.6km from the centre of Mthatha , the nearest airport 12.4km (Mthatha Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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