Karoo View Cottages - Self Catering Prince Albert

Karoo View Cottages

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Magrieta Prinsloo Road, Prince Albert, 6930, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Karoo View Cottages

Our luxurious 4 star & superior AA accommodation married with all your “home from home" comforts, overlooking the village of Prince Albert 350m away, with magnificent views of the Swartberg & Karoo plains.

Welcome to Karoo View Cottages Luxurious Self-Catering Accommodation with B & B health supplies, 350m off the Main Street of the village. Cottages have safe, secure off street parking & private entrance allowing for easy access before you step inside your spacious 72m² modern open-plan Karoo cottage comprising double volume reed ceilings, Karoo log fireplace, air-conditioner, mozzie net, fully equipped kitchen with all your “home from home" comforts & en-suite bathroom. Boma and plunge pool. 2 Cottages have level easy access throughout and are wheelchair friendly.

Our private Stoep Suite, with outside entrance offers an air-conditioned en-suite bedroom, spacious lounge & dining area with beautiful double volume natural reed ceilings, mock sash windows providing beautiful views, use of boma & plunge pool. Our Karoo View House is fabulous for group bookings / families sleeping 6 + in 3 en-suite air-conditioned bedrooms, private pool, braai, log fireplaces and spacious living & dining with magnificent views.

Are you dreaming of wide open vistas with spectacular views, peace & tranquillity, sun rises, sun sets and clear starry nights, birding, nature, cycling or hiking? If so, Julie & Richard would like to invite you to share & experience their haven on the Koppie in the Karoo


Welcome, come in side and experience what we have to offer you:
Our open plan and spacious 72sqm Karoo styled cottages are beautifully furnished with your home from home comforts, married with luxury, attention to detail and tastefully and individually decorated with your comfort in mind. They all have large window views overlooking our natural indigenous gardens, Robert Gordon Koppie, village of Prince Albert and the Swartberg mountains.

Kanon is tastefully decorated in cool shades of white with beautiful double volume natural high reed ceilings and offers you a luxurious king bed or twin beds. The fully tiled en-suite bathroom, with his and her vanities and bath with overhead shower completes this picture.

Ferox echoes the natural beauty of the Karoo. Decorated in the natural desert shades which are complimented by the beautiful double volume natural high reed ceilings and offers you a luxurious queen bed. An en-suite fully tiled large bathroom with walk in shower, complete with designer seat, grab rails and 2nd hand-held shower, with easy level access through out. Wheel chair friendly.

Krans is tastefully decorated in sunset tones which are offset by the beautiful double volume natural high reed ceilings and offers you a luxurious king bed. The fully tiled en-suite bathroom, with his and her vanities and bath with overhead shower, with easy level access throughout. Wheel chair friendly.

Striata echoes the boldness of the Karoo with touches of lime green which reflect the natural flora of our gardens. Adding to the luxury are the beautiful natural high reed ceilings and offers you a luxurious king bed or twin beds as well as a comfortable std double bed sleeper couch. An en-suite fully tiled large bathroom with walk in shower, complete with grab rails and 2nd hand-held shower completes this picture.

3 Spacious en-suite bedrooms sleeping 6, with extra capacity in each of the bedrooms & loft area.
Log fireplaces, Hot-art fireplace & Air-conditioners in 3 bedrooms and living areas
Enormous open plan lounge with TV, DSTV with hospitality package including all Sports Channels, large open plan dining area and separate guest toilet
Fully equipped open plan farm style kitchen, two 50sqm stoeps, Pool & Braai.

Our Karoo cottages are side by side, sharing the same magnificent Karoo View, making it convenient for families and friends travelling together:

Kanon and Ferox have double inter-leading doors & Krans and Striata have double inter-leading doors.

2 Cottages are wheel chair friendly with level access from parking, toilet raiser, grab rail and trigger shower next to the toilet, large walk in showers with grab rails and additional hand-held shower and fold down seat.

• Private outside entrance
• Private stoep, with dining and relaxing areas
• Safe and covered off street parking at the front door
• Full sized fully equipped kitchen – no sharing with others
• En-suite bathroom, 2 with large walk in shower and 2 with a bath and double vanities
• Spacious open plan sleeping, offering a choice of bed sizes extra large King, Queen, Twin, extra large mozzie nets and mozzie repellent
• 200 thread count, white poly cotton percale linen and loads of pillows
• All weather oversized duvet inners, anti-allergenic, encased in 100% cotton percale
• 100% Cotton cellular blankets and bed throws
• Vanity area with good lighting, mirrors, hairdryer, lots of hanging space and extra coat hangers
• Electronic safe
• Lounge and dining areas with cosy, comfortable seating
• Air conditioners with heat controls
• Large log fireplaces, basket of firewood, blitz and kindling
• Electric blankets with individual controls
• Flat screen TV


• Cottages are serviced daily at no extra cost
• Free WiFi – all you need is to ask for the password
• Excellent cell phone signal
• Washing machine available at reception should you wish to do your own laundry
• Laundry service available during low season
• International adapters – please ask if required
• DVD Player and DVD’s upon request at no extra cost
• Baby Cot and percale linen upon request
• Board Games upon request
• Use of our mountain bikes upon request at no extra cost
• Extra parking is also available for your trailer, boat and caravan with overnight plug-in facilities.


Complimentary health breakfast supplies – which are replenished daily include 3 Cereals – all bran, cornflakes and home baked muesli, fresh farm milk and juice from our local dairy, an assortment of tea, coffee, coffee grounds, sugar and homemade rusks, marmalade, jam and honey.

Outdoor Areas

Each cottage has direct access into our natural indigenous gardens, allowing you to meander along clearly laid out paths whilst exploring our Koppie filled with interesting natural flora and fauna, beautiful birds, including many of God’s little creatures, which of course children just love.

Our natural stone boma with large braai area is fully equipped with braai grids, tongs, firewood and blitz, all replenished daily, so you need not bring any of these with you.

There are also 3 private braai areas for those who wish to be private, which are also fully equipped.

Our stone plunge pool, with pool lounger and umbrellas, is perfect for cooling off at the end your Karoo day.

Parking & Security

We provide safe, secure off street parking. There is a double carport close to the house, plus additional parking. The property is fully fenced and the house has an alarm with 24 hour armed response.

Our Mission:

Provide luxurious accommodation with an emphasis on excellent personal service, all at an affordable price and to exceed your expectations!

Julie, Richard, Ricardo, Randall, Greg, Jock, Spot, Cleopatra and Mistopholes look forward to meeting and welcoming you to Prince Albert and Karoo View Cottages. “In the middle of nowhere, close to everywhere” - The name says it all!

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Karoo View Cottages)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation SuperiorHand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.21905555488889
Longitude: 22.02413888822222

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 200km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
July 2010 - 19 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

World class venue, with great attention to meeting and exceeding all guest expectations! The accommodation was the best we've experienced at any guest...

Andre Parker, UK

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