Prince Albert Accommodation at Bid Huisie Self Catering in Karoo
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  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests4
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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  • Listed on since December 2013

Bid Huisie Cottage is a property providing self catering in Prince Albert for up to 4 guests visiting the Karoo region.

About Bid Huisie Cottage

In the middle of the peaceful Great Karoo in the Western Cape lies a quaint little village set amid beautiful natural surroundings. Just 42 kilometres off the N1 south towards Cape Town, you will find Prince Albert at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountain Range. Little has changed here since the first settlers founded this idyllic town around 250 years ago.


Originally an old church, the exterior of the exclusive two-bedroomed Bid Huisie Cottage has been left untouched. Wooden shutters and white framed doors and windows offset the lilac grey walls of this delightful old building.

Bid Huisie’s modified cottage interior offers homely self-catering accommodation for people seeking quiet, yet still wanting to be within walking distance to explore Prince Albert. Just a few days in this serene rural village with its hospitable inhabitants and you’ll understand why so many people escape here to renew their spirits.

Bid Huisie offers two beautifully decorated bedrooms with double beds to provide a comfortable stay for four people. A quaint shared bathroom features a shower, washbasin and toilet. With its floral theme, Bid Huisie’s restful open living space comprises a lounge and dining area with fully equipped kitchenette.

Bright scatter cushions, light shades and paintings mingle with the cosy furnishings that include an antique six-seater dining table, wingback chairs and comfortable sofa. The kitchenette has a fridge, microwave and stove. While all cutlery, crockery and bedding are provided, the cottage does not have a TV.

In the living area, guests can laze on the sofa after a busy day sightseeing, have a leisurely meal, or read a favourite book. Leading off from the cottage’s living area is a covered patio overlooking a private enclosed Karoo garden. Alongside the patio is seating, a barbeque and a splash pool – ideal for the hot Karoo winter days.

The covered patio with its view of a fragrant lavender rock garden, offers a peaceful spot to enjoy a barbeque, glass of wine or simply soak in the stillness as you gaze at the mountains in the distance and the nearby windmill.

Pet Friendly

Small dogs are allowed in this unit, subject to advanced confirmation. Due to the size of the unit, no more than two small dogs are allowed. A pet-friendly fee is charged.

This well-appointed historical cottage in Prince Albert has also become a favourite stop over and in between break for travellers, holidaymakers and business people en route to either Cape Town or Gauteng.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.


Bid Huisie offers two beautifully decorated bedrooms with double beds to provide a comfortable stay for four people.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since December 2013

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