About Belgravia Bed & Breakfast
The Victorian style home (built in 1902) with wooden floors and verandah is set in a leafy garden that exudes a sense of peaceful tranquility and repose. The guesthouse is situated in the heart of the historical area of Belgravia, Kimberley and is three (3) stars graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and is a member of the Kimberley Guesthouse Association. The city center, four restaurants, historical sites, museums and three hospitals are all found within a 950 m radius.
The guesthouse offers one double bedroom and one self-catering cottage. The self-catering cottage sleeps a family of two adults and two children and has an en-suite bathroom and an equipped kitchen.
All the bedrooms and the cottage have private entrances. All the rooms and the cottage offer stand alone satellite TV (no sharing of channels), ceiling fans, air-conditioners, heaters, bar fridges, tea / coffee trays, electric blankets, complimentary toiletries and have access to the swimming pool, BBQ facility and remote control secure undercover parking. Free Wi-Fi is available.
A Continental breakfast is served in the rooms and is included in the affordable daily tariff.
The parking area cannot be seen from the street and guarantee peace of mind. Guests often remove only their overnight bags therefore no need exists to offload the entire luggage. Internet and fax facilies are available on request. A credit card facility is available to ease payment and the guesthouse is VAT registered.
Belgravia Historic Walk
Belgravia Bed and Breakfast is situated in the Belgravia Historic Walk, a circular walk that covers a distance of two kilometers and leads the visitor to 33 of the city’s most historical sites. During the walk, old Kimberley’s opulent lifestyle and its characteristic architecture will be revealed. Savour Kimberley’s magnificent and romantic past by spending a night in the most beautiful and historical suburb of Belgravia or attend to business in Kimberley’s vibrant economic city center.
Kimberley is famous for its rich association with diamonds and can be found on the N12 that link with the N1. Kimberley is almost halfway on an alternative route between Cape Town (960 km) and Johannesburg (500km).
Tourist attractions are the Big Hole, De Beers main office and old board room, diamond display, William Humphrey art gallery, the lesser and greater flamingos, Africana library, McGregor museum, Duggan-Cronin Gallery, Magersfontein battlefield museum, Freddie Tait golf museum and St Cyprian Cathedral.
Kimberley is also in support to Bloemfontein that is hosting soccer games for the 2010 soccer world cup as a practice venue. Activities in the surroundings of Kimberley are bird watching, game drives, hunting, river rafting, nature reserves and national parks.
Your hosts Gerhard and Heidi de Bruin extend you a warm and friendly welcome.