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About The Ibis Lounge

Has the Karoo’s siren call beckoned you to linger? Now you can rest your weary head here at The Ibis Lounge with a choice of three accommodation rooms; Karoo Room, Amore Room and the Happy Room. Be welcome, and enjoy true Karoo hospitality.All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, DStv and coffee making facilities. During summer, our guests can cool off in our private swimming pool and towels are provided. A large stoep boasts a fire pit and our walled garden offers privacy.The Ibis Lounge is open for meals for guests. It has a diverse menu that includes burgers, pitas, steaks, pasta and curry. A variety of coffees are served, and all baked goods are created on the premises. A roast is served up on Sundays.The Ibis Lounge shop stocks a range of funky, fresh and stylish items with a Karoo theme, such as windmills, donkeys, barbed wire and owls. Only South African-sourced, high-quality goods are stocked. These are quirky, individual and handmade by artisans to be treasured.

The Ibis Lounge


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

The swimming pool is not fenced.

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Reviews for The Ibis Lounge

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jean pennant, England
05 November 2016

We were only here for one night to attend a wedding in the village but the room was just right, comfortable and had everything we needed. Well appointed and clean and friendly atmosphere. The breakfast was very good.

Cathryn Edwards, South Africa
28 September 2016

We arrived WAY past the checkin time, Terry was waiting with our pre-ordered feast and a lovely glass of wine to calm the nerves after the bumpy road down into the Valley. The room was spotless, comfortable and had everything we needed, down to the Lunchbar snack! Breakfast on the stoep was delicious. Best Oats I've had in a loooong time. The coffee put the required amount of hair on my fiances chest to tackle The Owl House (a mere 50m down the road) and the drive to Kimberley. Thank you Ibis Lounge, for the home away from home! We WILL be back!

Jeanne Rust, South Africa
08 January 2016

We stayed one night in the Amore room, bright white, clean, comfortable. The meals were nicely prepared and presented, service friendly and competent. We had friendly reception upon arrival.We loved the private pool!

Debbie Veenstra, South Africa
26 December 2015

Lovely in all ways.

Linda Balcaen, Belgium
12 October 2015

Wonderfull stay. Totally different from what you expect when you see it the first moment. Also special village

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The Ibis Lounge is 0.1km from the centre of Nieu Bethesda , the nearest airport 262.9km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
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