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About Pula House

Pula House is a century-old Victorian Karoo guest house in the Free State Province, personally run by the owners with an enviable reputation for quality of service, accommodation and friendliness.

Pula House stands in the very heart of South Africa, off the beaten tourist track on the scenic N6 to the Sunshine Coast of the Eastern Cape. The countryside en route is a pleasure to travel through and the guest house an even greater pleasure to arrive at.

A delightful accommodation in a superb garden setting, Pula House is an ideal overnight stop if you are touring the country or heading to Lesotho and Malealea Lodge.

The house serves as an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding splendid mountains, the Gariep Lake, local game reserves and ancient rock art. Guests will participate in a host of local outdoor activities including walking, birdwatching, golf, horse riding, tennis and bowls.

Here one can experience a real, rough and unspoilt Africa, where wide open spaces, vast horizons and a sense of peace and tranquility is the norm.

Conference Venues: A conference room for up to 25 delegates is available.

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


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Gym
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Breakfast is an optional extra.

Availability and pricing

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  • Double Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 Both large Double Rooms are vibrantly decorated and feature fans, heaters, electric blankets, quality pillows, mohair... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Garden views, Fan, Heater
    from R800 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Twin Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only The room has two three quarters beds and an en-suite bathroom. Tea/ coffee with rusks. TV and air conditioning. Features:  En-suite, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Three-quarter beds
        from R800 For 2 guests
        • Adults

          Reviews for Pula House

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          David Hill, South Africa
          30 October 2015

          We enjoyed our stay at quaint Pula Guesthouse (the cottage at Nick's was taken so Ian put us in one of the outside rooms there instead) and the dog loved exploring the rather neglected garden. The beds were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was really good!Sadly however, it seemed that the 'Victorian' description was a euphemism for badly in need of some TLC. Small touches that can make a big difference and offer better value for money. 

          Pula House Map

          Pula House is 0.4km from the centre of Smithfield , the nearest airport 126.9km (Bloemfontein Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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