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Bethesda Tower

Muller Street, Nieu-Bethesda 6286, South Africa
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family and stayed in the top room at the tower. The stairs leading around the tower to the room and the round bed inside made our children feel like in a fairy tale. The whole enclosure is run by an artist community. Take the chance and have a look at their work. Especially at the sewed tapestry... More 

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Bethesdatower, administrator at Bethesda Tower, responded to this review

Thanks for this lovely review and for the recommendation. Its always so good to hear that our guests enjoyed staying with us. Hope to see you again in future. More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in Nieu Bethesda before and the Bethesda Tower was by far the most wonderful choice of accommodation. We were caught in a storm after Willowmore right up to Graaff Reinet and through to Nieu Bethesda. The road leading to the town had to be done in the thickest fog at a very slow pace (stepping back in... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food! We had the rosemary lamb, that was served with roasted fresh vegetables; which was amazing. The staff were very friendly and eager to help. The bathroom is a bit small. All in all, very good value for money! Will definately be visting again in the future!

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Thanks so much for this lovely review. We are really glad you enjoyed you stay and also hope to see you again in future. More 

Boksburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some things cannot fail to enchant the inner child. Sleeping in a tower ranks way up there. Staying in the tower at the Nieu Bethesda Arts Centre was magical. We shuffled in, wet clothing clinging to us during a rare Karoo downpour. stained glass stained glass close The lovely lady who greeted us, brought towels and led us into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We conducted our wedding at the Bethesda Arts Centre and a number of our guests stayed on-site in the Priory and in the Tower. The support of the Arts Centre team for our wedding was just incredible. From when we started planning in January they were very helpful and creative in their input. The event, which took place in October... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Our family was booked to stay in the Art Centre and Bethesda Tower over the Easter week-end. This should rather be called a back-packers at the lower end of the scale. The rooms were clean enough, but the linen was old and scimpy, with no access to any spare blankets. The 2 bathrooms, which would potentially shared by 8 people... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed for 2 days during Dec holidays. The rooms are a little bit cramped. but the bed is comfortable. You have to share the down stairs bathroom with other guests, which is okay. There is no kettle or cups in the room. You have to make use of the tiny kitchen where the workers prepare food. It is not... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

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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