Donkin Country House Beaufort West Self Catering or Bed & Breakfast, Karoo

Donkin Country House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 14 Donkin Street, Beaufort West, 6970, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Donkin Country House

A mainstream up-market 3-star guest house in Beaufort West, catering for business people and families alike. All rooms en-suite, with self-catering facilities, air-conditioning, DStv. Secure parking, swimming pool, gymnasium, licensed bar, and with a restaurant on site where you can enjoy a Karoo farm style dinner. Breakfast available every morning. This is a family operation, with Attie and Karin Arnoldi as your hosts.


Up-market Self-catering units, en-suite rooms (single, double and family), all air-conditioned, with dstv, coffee/tea making facilities and secure parking. Rooms are spacious and stylish.

Facilities include:
Secure parking
Air conditioning
TV's (DStv)
A la carte restaurant
Swimming pool
All rooms with self catering
Family rooms
Braai facilities


We have a cosy restaurant where guests are treated on a farm-style dinner buffet every evening. Our restaurant has earned a reputation as one of the best places to eat in Beaufort West - in fact your trip to Beaufort West would not be complete without a visit to our nice restaurant where you can experience traditional farm-style cooking.

Your hosts invite you to come and experience good food and to come and enjoy warm and stylish ambience complemented by efficient service. Locals find this restaurant very popular and affordable. To reserve your table, contact us in advance


In the morning our guests can enjoy our full English Breakfast. Breakfasts consists of filter coffee / different teas / orange juice, cereals (with hot or cold milk), muesli (with a choice of yoghurts), toast with a choice of jams, cheese, and a lovely hot meal (egg, fried tomato, 2 strips of bacon, and a sausage).


Centrally situated, it's a walking distance from banking facilities and a shopping centre. The famous heart surgeon dr. Chris Barnard is honoured in three historical buildings - all national museums. You may visit his humble home, the church where his father preached and where his mother played the organ.


In the Karoo National Park you will find a wide variety of birdlife and Karoo game and two of South Africa's most highly endangered species - the riverine rabbit and the black rhino. The fossil trail is a must see experience for each, and every explorer who want to enjoy the real adventure of "bossie route's", day walks and three-day hikes can make Donkin Country House their base.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by Donkin Country House)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -32.34208999966667
Longitude: 22.579289999333334

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 460km
George Airport - 230km

Children policy
Children of all ages welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
August 2005 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Even though we have only stayed 2x one night we really enjoyed our stay at the Donkin Country House. It was our first time to Beaufort West on our way to...

Michael and Inger Visser, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
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