Rustpunt B&B or Self Catering Accommodation Nieu-Bethesda


Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Van Heerdenstreet / Agathastree 1, Nieu Bethesda, Karoo Heartland, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Rustpunt

An award winning establishment where "excellence is our manner". Rustpunt is a 3 star graded and AA Highly Recommended luxury self-catering cottage mentioned as the "winner" in the Accommodation Awards Guide "South Africa's Best 2011" and mentioned with an award as Highly Commended in "South Africa's Best" Guide 2008, 2009 and 2010 and in 2008 mentioned with an extra mile Award as “People Who Go The Extra Mile”.

This charming new Karoo cottage has been fully restored by the present owner offering you a self catering unit or Bed & Breakfast, with beautiful interior, situated at one of the best spots in Nieu Bethesda with spacious unrestricted mountain views, forest views and garden view, an oasis of rest and tranquillity good for the heart and soul. Warm hospitality with an elegant, homely atmosphere.

Rustpunt lies within the lovely village of Nieu-Bethesda. All the tourist attractions are within walking distance. Rustpunt is a perfect starting point for pleasant strolls or longer walks in the surroundings. A perfect base to rest a while in our beautiful valley, just two minutes walk to the famous Owl House and the centre of the village with all its attractions.


Self Catering Cottage:
This self-catering cottage is fully equipped and tastefully furnished with eye for detail. In the kitchen you find a fridge with freezer compartment, two plate stove, bread and toasty-roaster, microwave, coffee and tea facilities and all the needs to make breakfast, lunch or a small meal.

In the cottage is one king-size bed with 200 T poly/cotton line, electric blankets, two wall heathers and one fan and DSTV (limited channels). From 15 October till 1 May you can use Wifi in the room. The cottage has a large private veranda with braai facilities, beautiful mountain views, garden views and forest views.

Double Room En-Suite:
Facilities comprises in the main house just near the cottage one luxurious spacious double bedroom en-suite with coffee and tea facilities and a little bar- fridge with freezer compartment. The room has a private entrance and a private veranda overlooking open spaces and beautiful mountain views. The room is tastefully furnished with South African antiques. On request we will serve you a delicious full English breakfast.

On special request we will serve you a delicious full English breakfast only from 15 October till 1 May. Come and stay 2 days with us in our beautiful valley, to make it a convenient base for your visit to Nieu Bethesda.


• Coffee / tea
• Microwave
• Two plate stove with oven
• Fridge with freezer compartment
• Bread and toasty roaster
• Bathroom amenities
• Two wall heaters
• Fan
• Braai
• Electric blankets
. DSTV (Limited channels)
• WiFi (from 15 October till 1 May
• Camping cot
• Stretcher
• Off street parking


• Coffee / tea
• Fridge with freezer compartment (bar-fridge)
• On request Weber braai
• Electric blankets
• Internet service
• Laundry service
• Camping cot
• Stretcher

Awards & Accolades

Winner 2011 AA Accommodation Awards (Self Catering Category).

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Security (alarm system)

Food & Drink

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

Accreditations (as claimed by Rustpunt)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -31.868601
Longitude: 24.548953

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 350km

Children policy
Children over the age of 8 are welcome.

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

Listed on
March 2010 - No guest reviews.

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