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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, 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Bethesda Tower is a wonderful and very special place to stay. Located in the delightful and artistic town of Nieu Bethesda it is centrally located for you to visit all the local places of interest by foot. The Tower is amazing and is based on a fairy tale medieval tower (Like
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Response from Bethesdatower, Guest Relations Manager at Bethesda Tower
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Anthony, What a pleasure to have had both of you stay with us. - its so motivating to read your review. We appreciate you taking the time and energy to write the review. We are really happy you've enjoyed your birthday with us it was such an honour to share this special day with you and your wife. Thank you for the compliments on our Food and Art work, especially our huge tapestries with a myth story behind each. Thank you for some good advice to other travellers and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Bethesda Tower
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Beautiful New Bethesda. Had a wonderful stay at The Tower. Only criticism is, please upgrade the braai facilities. Hilton and staff was wonderful. Very hospitable and friendly. Will definitely go there again.
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Response from Bethesdatower, Manager at Bethesda Tower
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you
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Restive, restoring, re-juicing - Ir was the delightful rhythm of rain that sussed me to sleep but I woke up in the middle of the night to thousands of stars twinkling at me. Martin's breakfast was delicious and sustained me for the whole day! The supper the previous evening
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Response from Bethesdatower, Guest Relations Manager at Bethesda Tower
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Seaside , Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Also to have a chance to told you our Bushmen mythology stories it was wonderful to have you as our guest. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for a longer stay! Kind regards, Bethesda Tower
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We spent two nights staying in the circular bed at the top of the tower and loved it. We were attracted by the quirky and unusual place to stay, which we loved, and were enjoyed the local dimension of the place. The tower forms part of an arts centre which is run as a charity,
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Response from Bethesdatower, Guest Relations Manager at Bethesda Tower
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Mountainsonmymind, Thanks for sharing your experience! We take great pride in our community project especially our Bushmen Heritage Museum , and will be sure to pass along the compliments to everybody. It's lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with us - we'd love to have you back again! Kind regards, Bethesda Tower
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Awesome experience staying at Bethesda Tower, friendly and helpful staff. Room was quirky and clean. Nieu Bethesda is a must see little town with lots to do, will definitely be visiting Bethesda Tower again in the future.
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Response from Bethesdatower, Guest Relations Manager at Bethesda Tower
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sightsee , Thank you for a wonderful review and recommendation. We are happy you've enjoy your stay with us. Kind regards, Bethesda Tower
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"The Top Floor of the Tower is best as long as you are travelling light and can manage stairs."
"Ask for the top of the tower."
"Ask for the Tower Penthouse Suite. So lovely."
"if you are fit, go for the top floor and look out the windows at night"
"Top room romantic and the kids stayed in the middle room quite comfortably - the bathroom is downstairs though but was not a problem"
US$26 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaEastern CapeNieu-Bethesda
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