Rose Cottage Gariep Dam (AA Recommended Accommodation) is a luxury self catering or B&B guesthouse complex that is situated half-way between Johannesburg and Cape Town and is only 5 minutes from the N1 highway.
It is an ideal pit-stop for the weary guest simply wanting to break their journey to have a single night sleepover or for the guest wanting to spend some extra days enjoying what the beautiful Gariep Dam village and surrounding area has to offer. Luxury accommodation at a very reasonable price!! Soak up the crispy Karoo air, look up at night sky and see billions of stars, identify the “milky way”, watch the satellites pass overhead. Food for your soul!!
Rose Cottage is mostly acknowledged as one of the premier self catering establishment in the area with some guests giving the Cottage a 4 Star rating and other guests claiming it to be the best value for money guesthouse in South Africa.
Gariep Dam was voted “Tourist Town of the Year in 2010” and is an absolutely “crime free” area”.
Rose Cottage is divided into multiple separate independent fully equipped self catering units.
All units have either Simonz or Spine-master luxury beds with new “ice white” highest quality linen and towels for your comfort. Most units have been fitted with air-conditioning/fans for those extra hot Karoo days, as well as heaters and braai areas.
All units have TVs (most are fitted with LCD flat-Screens) with a DSTV decoder with “Easy View” selection .
All units have charming lapa’s where you can simply enjoy the quiet peaceful surroundings or enjoy a lovely braai or picnic. All units have access to the pool. There are plenty fruit trees and all/any fruit on the trees are there for our guest to enjoy.
Rose Cottage has its very own breakfast restaurant with a comprehensive menu at well priced rates.
Rates are inclusive of electricity, linen, towels, toiletries and coffee/tee/sugar in each unit.
Watch John Burton feed the wild birds at 5 p/m from the comfort of your very own Lapa, a sight to behold!!
Enjoy superb water sports, yachting and fishing, game reserves at South Africa’s number one microlite & gyro paradise. Gariep Dam has supermarkets, restaurants and pubs and cute home style cafes.
Tea & coffee facilities, heater and fans, bar fridge, braai / barbecue, swimming pool, private lapa’s, laundry service, undercover off street parking,
Norvalspont 9 km
Venterstad 45 km
Springfontein 47 km
Colesberg 48 km
Philippolis 50 km
Bethulie 54 km
Latitude: -30°35"39.88’ (-30.594412)
Longitude: 25°29"32.84’ (25.492455)
The turnoff is about 44 km north of Colesberg on the N1. Clearly marked “Gariep Dam, Bethulie” Turn off - Take the Gariep Dam road. The Village is 5 km from N1 turnoff