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Muller Street, Nieu-Bethesda 6280, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tower can be a convenient stopover in Nieu Bethesda on the road to elsewhere. This is a funny (but basic) place to stay. But don't expect five-star service, ... They didn't even ask us if we wanted to have breakfast!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Simple fair... wholesome Karoo lamb stew and vegetables consumed whilst sitting amongst local art produced by local residents. On view was earthy quilting, small and large, and linographs depicting local scenes. A good, simple meal prepared with care... will go again in a heartbeat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent value for money - various items on the menu for R90 - we both had the Karoo lamb which was very tasty, presented with a good plateful of veggies and salad. It's unlicensed so a bonus that we could take some of the wine we had bought while traveling from Cape Town! A pith that this place is not... More

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Johannesburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

on arrival we were asked to provide our proof of payment, which I don't think is up to me to provide, the service was not very forthcoming regarding possible dinner & details about breakfast (which turned out to be very yummy). The room was very unique, trek to bathrooms wasn't ideal & the drains kept blocking. Very pretty surroundings, pity... More

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Alphen aan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

sleeping in the tower is an experience. Nieu Bethesda is a small village where time stood still. the service at the tower is good, we had a nice breakfast! The art which is showed in the gallerie is worth seeing

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stayed in the tower itself. Very Cute accommodation with a round room and round bad with bathrooms 2 floors down. Waking up was very easy, as sun couldn't be blocked out by very decorative curtains (but why sleep on holidays :)), so we though we woke up in Mexico. Breakfast was traditional and good. Town itself is interesting, especially... More

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South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Super cute and quirky and very cheap to boot. Top room has the giant circular bed and bottom room has two single beds. only thing that wasn't so comfy was the distance to the loo and top room's curtains were white so dont expect to be able to sleep late. Had dinner and breakfast there - was very traditional "boere"... More

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

For something entirely different ... The accommodation here includes two round bedrooms (with round beds) in a tower, and a shared bathroom which was clean and fine. Dinner and breakfast were inexpensive welcome inclusions and served in the non-profit community arts centre in which the accommodation is situated. Very close to the Owl House which is the draw card of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

We found Nieu Bethesda not a very pleasant place. From what we saw, it is a community that are somewhat parasitical on the Owl House. Indifferent service.

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Cape Town
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

My family booked this tower for the Easter weekend as who wouldn’t want to stay in a fairytale tower! The top room is especially fun – with a huge round bed and beautiful reed –lined turret ceiling (very romantic!) The middle room is a twin and there is a kitchen on the bottom floor where all the café food is... More

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Address: Muller Street, Nieu-Bethesda 6280, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Nieu-Bethesda
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Number of rooms: 4

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