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    Royal Hotel Bethulie

    Voortrekker Street, Bethulie, South Africa
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    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (7)
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    Overview
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good27%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “boer war” (10 reviews)
    “vinyl records” (7 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 89 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    When I was told to try Royal Hotel I never imagined I would be so pleasantly surprised, it is a real gem on the way back from the Eastern Cape, from the book and record collection to the performance by the concert pianist, the surprises...More

    Thank Gary E
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If you love books then the Royal Hotel is the place to visit but if you want to read the books you will have to book into the hotel for a few days to get your reading done. The rooms are rustic, clean and comfortable....More

    Thank Marigold B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Anthony was a most interesting host and his collection of books (120,000) and LPs is quite extraordinary. Our room was clean and adequate but don't expect any frills in this establishment. Dinner and breakfast is very basic (no culinary skills here) but that is not...More

    1  Thank daphneday
    Reviewed 14 December 2017

    A rare and wonderful hotel. Truly unique and original. My mother (86) and I stayed for a night and both loved it. There are thousands of books and records of every sort through which one can happily browse. Anthony is an excellent and most interesting...More

    Thank Liz S
    Reviewed 3 December 2017

    What an experience. Appearance can be deceiving and this is just part of the play that Anthony Hocking have in mind with his hotel. You will have seen the photos but nothing can prepare you for what you will find in this hotel. This is...More

    Thank ViajarForLife
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
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    • South Africa >
    • Free State >
    • Bethulie
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    Traveller (60)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (46)
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    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Alan C
    24 March 2017|
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    Response from Pigeons_Luck | Property representative |
    Certainly you can – but please call in advance, to be on the safe side. By all means come to look, even if you're staying elsewhere. Cell 071-683-7767.
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    pietuys
    26 January 2016|
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    Response from 427sue | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sorry I only stayed there, it's Tony Hocking who is the host 0716837767
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    Jeremy P
    31 August 2015|
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    Response from Pigeons_Luck | Property representative |
    Dear Jeremy It will be a great pleasure to see you again. TONY HOCKING
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms on the street side might be little noisy, but I liked it as you really experienced the small town night..."
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    "Anthony will ask your preference so however you choose you will get what you ask for"
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    "Ask for a room not facing the street."
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    "Ask for the large rooms if possible - they are further back and quieter."
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