The Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast in Colesberg

The Lighthouse

Bed & Breakfast at 40A Church Street, Colesberg, 9795Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About The Lighthouse

Stay at the Lighthouse, regional finalist in the 2012 and 2013 AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards, one of Colesberg's most popular and well-established guesthouses and experience a warm welcome, friendly personal service and distinctive style.

The Lighthouse offers families, tourists and business executives something special in luxury, reasonably priced overnight accommodation. Enjoy dinner at one of the popular restaurants in our street and be treated to a deliciously healthy continental breakfast on your patio!

Breathe fresh Karoo air and enjoy the unique old-time atmosphere of Colesberg. Recline in our comfortable sitting room or tranquil garden in a friendly home-from-home atmosphere.

Ideally situated in the centre of Colesberg, on the N1 route, halfway between all major centres: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban.


All rooms have access to kitchenette facilities with tea, coffee and rusks, en-suite bathrooms and secure parking. For your comfort, there are family units, rooms with DStv, air-conditioners, heaters, fans and breakfast on request.

Room 1:
Large unit with Queen size four poster bed, en-suite bathroom with bath. Lounge area with sleeper couch, DStv and air-conditioning. Sliding door leads into a tranquil garden setting.

Room 2:
A sunny suite for two single beds, DStv and an en-suite bathroom with bath. Sliding door leads into a tranquil garden setting.

Room 3:
The Scottish ship sails in! Double bed with en-suite bathroom. Lounge area with sleeper couch, DStv and air-conditioning. Sliding door leads into a tranquil garden setting.

Room 4:
Suitable for a family of five. The main room has a double bed and one single bed, DStv and air-conditioning, while the adjoining bedroom has two single beds. The bathroom has a large bath and a double basin.

Room 5:
Standard suite: Blues for more - Double and a single bed, sleeper couch with an en-suite bathroom with shower. TV 1, 2, 3 and fan.

Room 6:
Standard suite: Blue for two - two single beds with en-suite bathroom with shower.

Room 7:
Standard suite: Blue for three! A Double bed and a single bed, TV 1, 2, 3, air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom with shower.

Room 8:
Heading to the coast! A Double bed and a single bed with an en-suite bathroom with shower. DStv, air-conditioning and outside patio.

Room 9:
Family suite. The main room has a queen size and a single bed, while the adjoining bedroom has two single beds. The unit has air-conditioning and DStv. The spacious bathroom has a bath and shower.

Room 10:
Family Cottage: This popular unit has a double bed in one room and two single beds in the other, a lounge area with fridge and sliding door onto a private garden patio. The bathroom with shower is between the two bedrooms.

Room 11:
The Butterfly cottage. For larger families, this unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchenette. The one room has a double and two single beds and there are two single beds in the 2nd bedroom. The cottage has DStv and air-conditioning.

Room 12:
Deluxe suite for four! Treat yourself to a comfy queen and two single beds, DStv, aircon and a large bathroom with large corner bath and double basin. The unit has a sliding door onto a patio.

Room 13:
This double room has 1 bedroom with a double bed, a bathroom with a shower, air conditioning and DStv.


Wi-fi hotspot for internet access
There is a tranquil garden for the weary traveller to rest
The rooms are tastefully decorated with antiques
Hairdryers in all units
In winter, electric blankets will keep you cosy
In summer the air-conditioners and fans will keep you cool
Kitchenette facilities with coffee, tea and rusks
Breakfast is served on the patio
A large deep-freeze will keep your cooler bag col
There is a self-catering cottage that sleeps six
Braai (barbecue) facilities are available
Restaurants are within walking distance
Secure parking for vehicles

'Regional Finalist in the 2012 AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards'

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

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


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by The Lighthouse)

AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -30.719728
Longitude: 25.100795

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 enqurie.

Listed on
February 2005 - 13 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

It was an awesome stay, excellent bedding and a mouth-watering breakfast. we will be...

Brian, CApe Town Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express

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