All Comments for Glasgow Pont Hotel

Reviews 28 of 28
Monique Sieberhagen, South Africa - 04 January 2017
We had a wonderful time. We were welcomed with open arms. We felt home. We had supper and enjoyed a few drinks at the bar with the locals. I would recommend any one to stay over there. Best of all, it's pet friendly! Next time I'll be taking my pets with.
Not what we expected
Beatrix Nieuwoudt, South Africa - 22 December 2016
Decided not to stay over after booking in. Staff were very friendly but room was really not inviting and all guests make use of a communal bathroom, one for males and one for females. Smoking by some of staff in the bar, which is kind of the only place to sit and have something you drink was really bothering us. The bar could really benefit from a good dusting of all the interesting memorabilia.
Basic. Very basic
Peter Faller, South Africa - 10 March 2016
The pie and salad was good, but the rest was disappointing. You don't get what you don't pay for.
William le Roux, Nigeria - 11 January 2015
The review mislead us, and the ease with which boating/ water sport services were available was very disappointing. Most venues offering these services were for their own guests and we were turned away. Accommodation basic and price appropriate, breakfast OK. Staff friendly.
Nathan Waywell, South Africa - 22 January 2013
A good nights rest for 4 and really friendly service. no complaints
Overnight stop between Cape and Gauteng
Marc Grunow, Australia - 13 January 2013
Very basic, clean facilities, safe parking, friendly staff, good pub with lots of character.
Pet friendly
Benita Van Aardt, South Africa - 06 January 2013
Nice stay! It is a very pet friendly establishment. Food great!
Comfortable stay
Mariette du Plessis, South Africa - 27 March 2012
All the men had a very comfortable and relaxing stay. They were very pleased with the arrangements and the setting.
Vic van der Merwe, South Africa - 16 July 2011
Very friendly and accommodating manager. Rooms clean and adequately furnished.
Nice stay and atmosphere
Emsie Norval, South Africa - 09 May 2011
We had a nice stay. The rooms are comfortable and the food is divine.
Anonymous, South Africa - 11 January 2011
Baie gasvrye mense, baie lekker gekuier. Die karoo lam was heerlik! Hospitable people. We had a really nice visit. The Karoo lamb was amazing!
Marlene Mc Alpine, South Africa - 11 January 2011
Ons is baie vriendelik ontvang en die kos was baie smaaklik voorberei. Skoon en gemaklike kamers. Reception was friendly and the food great. Clean and comfortable rooms.
Rick Edmonds, South Africa - 07 January 2011
A little like roughing it - indoors.
Glasgow Pont
Anonymous, South Africa - 05 October 2010
Johan is a very amiable manager and we value his friendliness. It was quite refreshing to experience true rural Karoo.
A Gem
Michelle Olen-Coetzee, South Africa - 07 July 2010
What a pleasant stay! We LOVED the cosy, crackling fire whilst watching World Cup Matches. This establishment is spotlessly clean and the hosts friendly. Even our pets were content and at home. We'll definitely visit again : )
Glasgow Du Pont Hotel - Norvalspont
Mark Copeland, South Africa - 21 April 2010
I was after budget accommodation in the right place at the right price. I am pleased to report that I not only received both I was blown away by the friendliness and service. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I needed a good place to rest on my long journey and that is exactly what I was able to do.
Glynn du Toit, South Africa - 12 April 2010
We enjoyed our overnight stay and loved the Historic Traditional Mutton dish for Dinner.
Lekker gebly
Anonymous, South Africa - 14 January 2010
Ons het baie lekker gebly die kos was puik en baie, die diens uitstekend die natuur lieflik. Die donkie pragtig en die geel vink Waldo is ñ baie besige voëltjie. Wanneer ons weer kaap toe kom sal ons weer van julle vriendelike diens wil gebruik maak. moontlik ook langer bly. Nogmaals dankie
Owner is a great host.
Jooste Rossouw, South Africa - 07 January 2010
Very nice place to overnight. Feels like living in the past no stress
Glasgow Pont Hotel
Wayne Pienaar, South Africa - 04 January 2010
Very friendly welcome by Rod. Great food, clean and comfortable.
Entertaining Evening at the Glasgow Pont Hotel
John Rollason, South Africa - 26 November 2009
We had a wonderfully entertaining evening in the bar with our host, Rod, who regaled us with stories from around the world. We arrived having had an accident with the car, Rod helped us put the incident behind us and was a tremendous help the next morning in getting the car roadworthy for our onward journey.
We hope to return some day...
Alan Pitt, South Africa - 13 July 2009
Staying there was a good end to our holiday. Our family connected well with our hosts. There were very accommodating and sincerely intended for us to have a good stay. Being able to borrow the inflatable boat was appreciated. The food was good.
Antonie Meyer, South Africa - 15 April 2009
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Glasgow Pont Hotel in Novalspont. We definitely recommend this Hotel to everyone. The owners are also extremely friendly and witty...we had a great laugh all the way
René Lamprecht, South Africa - 15 January 2009
Rod and Judith are the most amazing people that we've met in our lives! They made us feel so welcome and kept us entertained with all their stories. It was an amazing stay and we will definitely go back again! Thanks again!
What an experience!
Cor Brink, South Africa - 05 January 2009
Thank you so much to Rod and his wife for a memorable stay! We will definitely be back!
Very Pleasant!
Anonymous, South Africa - 05 January 2009
The people are very friendly and the stay very pleasant. Thanks to Rod and his wife. Dont forget our gold star. We will be back soon.
Larry Johnson, South Africa - 29 June 2008
Wonderful stay, will be back to explore some more!
Fantastic two days.
Dries Fourie, South Africa - 09 April 2008
Hospitality and food out of this world, thanks Rod and Judith for a fantastic two days. We will see you again soon!!!!!!!!!

Glasgow Pont Hotel
A real old Bo Karoo Hotel with a long bar, pillared verandah and a tin roof, just off the banks of the Orange River and four km's from the mighty Gariep Dam Wall and its 365,000 hectare fresh water lake.

"The" place for authentic Karoo Lamb country cooking - a regional speciality at the "Pont" since 1857!

Accommodation for most tastes and pockets ranges from back packer bunk to pet friendly family en-suite and everything in between. A real antidote to modern hotel "products" where fly fishermen, the travel weary, star gazers, sailors, motor bikers have already discovered a real oasis of friendly hospitality, great country cuisine and lots of Karoo capers to make every visit an adventure!

We hire out hobi cats sail boats for the Lake and rubber ducks for the Orange River as well as horse trail safari rides, Anglo Boer War battlefield walks and the best fly fishing spots to be found anywhere.

Just off the Johannesburg - Cape Town -Port Elizabeth arterial routes, Norval's Pont is located at the very centre of the RSA where the Eastern and Northern Cape Provinces meet the Free State at 1250 metres altitude under sparkling pollution free skies.