About Gariep Dam Rose Cottage
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’s the best value for money guesthouse in South Africa. It is an AA Recommended accommodation.
Gariep Dam was voted “Tourist Town of the Year in 2010” and is an absolutely “crime free” area”. 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 café’s.
The Gariep Dam is just forty kilometers from Colesberg and is South Africa's largest dam (appropriately renamed Lake Gariep), truly the heart of the country.
All units have TV's (most units are fitted with LCD flat-Screens), with a DSTV decoder with “Easy View” selection .
Safe undercover parking for your vehicle/s and trailer/s.
Rose Cottage: is divided into multiple separate independent fully equipped self catering units:
All our units have either Simonz or Spine-master luxury beds with new “ice white” highest quality linen and towels for your comfort. Most of our units have been fitted with air-conditioning / fans for those extra hot Karoo days, as well as heaters and braai area's. 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 is great for the guest who wants to break away from their tiresome journey, or for those who would like to experience what the Gariep Dam has to offer, the ultimate in comfort at extremely reasonable rates.
Rates are inclusive of electricity, linen, towels, toiletries and coffee / tee / sugar in each unit. All guests have access to the garden, fruit trees, swimming pool and secure undercover parking.
• Airport shuttle service
• Garden and fruit from trees
• Tea & coffee facilities in each unit
• Bar fridge in unit
• Fully equipped for a self catering stay
• Laundry service
• Television in units
• Braai / barbecue
• Undercover off street parking
• Credit card facilities
• Swimming pool
• Most units (but not all units), have air-conditioning in rooms
• Heater and fans in rooms
• Private Lapa’s
• Braai facilities
• Golf in area
• Hang gliding
• Fishing - fly
• Hiking / backpacking
• Game Reserve
• Bird watching
• Gliding - traditional
• River rafting
• Put-put and bowls
• Plenty shops, restaurants, pubs, hotel and fuel
Note: Please note that Rose Cottage Gariep Dam is not pet friendly.