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Overview
Muller Street, Nieu-Bethesda 6286 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
2.5 Star accommodation
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Ros L
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
121
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2018
We only had one night at another venue during a very busy long w/e in SA, and not wanting to leave Nieu Bethesda we popped into Bethesda Tower. My word, did they (Hilton & all his staff) move mountains for us. Upon their very first cancellation he came looking for us. First class spotlessly clean bedroom, with French doors onto patio (we insisted for our little Jack Russel dog), most comfortable beds, bedding, pillows, heaters & electric blankets for that sudden snow freeze that descended upon the area. The kitchen kept us fed with really scrumptious food, and as we had our own wine, they did not mind, we ate in solitary luxury upstairs on the deck watching the most exquisite sunsets. Thank you Bethesda Tower and all your fantastic, professional, willing, obliging with a smile staff. All at a price we could afford another night, except we had to sadly depart. We will return.
Thank Ros L
EileenCMD
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
74
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Mom and dad slept upstairs, kids slept downstairs, outside stairs between the rooms. The rooms were super clean, crisp linen, very warm even on a freezing cold night. The breakfast was out of this world, and very generous, good coffee. We really has a pleasant stay here, and the host Hilton was very friendly.
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StaraJon
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Reviewed Mar. 7, 2018via mobile
Tower top room with round bed is great, lovely views. The onsite Art Centre is rich in experience and purpose - Large quilts depicting First Nation oral mythology. The host, Hilton, is a phenomenal chef. Make a point of eating there.
Thank StaraJon
Lauren T
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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2018via mobile
My boyfriend and I enjoyed a peaceful 2 night stay at the Bethesda tower. The ladies were happy to talk about the artwork, which was very interesting. The room was clean and breakfast was good. Would recommend.
Thank Lauren T
E3350BFmattp
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
5014
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2018
Beautiful place, in a stunningly beautiful town.

Stayed over for one night in the top room with my son aged 11 at the time.

The place has an unique character, friendly staff and a typical small town feel to it.

We were lucky enough to experience snow too during our visit.
Thank E3350BFmattp
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About
Description
A unique accommodation experience in a fairy-tale tower at a vibrant Arts Centre in the Karoo village of Nieu-Bethesda. The Bethesda Arts Centre Tower is two minutes walk from the fascinating Owl House, More surrounded by stunning mountains, under an amazing array of stars. See the artists at work making huge colourful wall hangings and lino-prints, or catch a performance at the outdoor theatre while enjoying a Karoo-style meal at our great restaurant. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$24 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Nieu-Bethesda
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$24 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Eastern Cape > Nieu-Bethesda
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Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (15)
Dining (2)
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"Ask for the top of the tower."
CodyN256
Dec. 29, 2017
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"Ask for the Tower Penthouse Suite. So lovely."
RudolphL24
Aug. 20, 2017
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"if you are fit, go for the top floor and look out the windows at night"
wooa433
Mar. 16, 2017
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"Top room romantic and the kids stayed in the middle room quite comfortably - the bathroom is downstairs..."
KarenH106
Mar. 2, 2016
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