Kuilfontein Stable Cottages Guesthouse in Colesberg, Northern Cape

Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Route N1, Colesberg, 9795, Upper Karoo, Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

Kuilfontein Stable Cottages offer bed & breakfast or dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Colesberg, in the delightful old stable quarters, which have been converted into luxurious guest rooms with style and comfort.

Charm, history and convenience. Kuilfontein Stable Cottages is perfectly situated as a stopover for travellers from Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal to the Western Cape, near the N1 and Colesberg. This historic racehorse stud and sheep farm has been in the family since 1876. Leigh and Penny Southey and their staff are renowned hosts where guests become dear friends.


The delightful old stable quarters have been converted with style and comfort. Crisp white cotton percale linen, mohair blankets and feather pillows add luxury to rooms decorated with family antiques and country style. There are two luxury units, one family unit and five standard units.


Gourmet food is served on gleaming yellowwood tables in a cosy dining room. The resident chef uses farm fresh produce including their world-famous succulent Karoo lamb. Vegetarian are catered for with delicious dishes of couscous stuffed peppers and crisp vegetable pastas. Breakfasts include home-made breads, muffins jams and preserves with fresh fruit and farm butter and cream.


Meet fellow travellers for a pre-dinner drink in the charming pub or watch a magnificent Karoo sunset with a sundowner. After dinner drinks and coffee are served in a delightful gazebo or under the starry skies.


Stroll on the vast estate with good bird watching and plains game viewing. Swim in a fresh spring water pool or play a game of boule.


Safe stabling and paddocks provided for overnighting horses.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

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


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Kuilfontein Stable Cottages)

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Price Range
Available on request

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -30.800800833333334
Longitude: 24.983833333

Closest airport(s)
Bloemfontein Airport - 230km
Gariep Dam Airport - 62km

Children policy
Children 6 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 09h30

Listed on SA-Venues.com
June 2000 - 12 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We have been staying with the Southey's on their Karoo farm, on and off for 17 years - so it must be good. The B&B accommodation is rustic but comfortable...

Sue, Cape Town

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Paypal

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