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N5, Bethlehem/Harrismith, 9700 Bethlehem, South Africa – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Laundry, Honeymoon Suite
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Air Conditioning
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Cribs are not available.
One child under 3 years stays free of charge in an extra bed.
One child from 4 to 12 years is charged ZAR 300 per person per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged 100 % of the room stay per night and person when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 57 reviews
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The Crown Guest House is located in the town of Bethlehem. It features a lush garden, sun terrace and offers free WiFi and private parking.
Score from 16 reviews Wonderful
Set within Lionsrock Park Big Cat Sanctuary, this lodge offers games drives and a restaurant with views of the animals. It features a bar and garden with outdoor pool and barbecue facilities.
Score from 206 reviews Excellent
Centrally located in the town Bethlehem, Times Square offers cozy and individually designed rooms. The guest house has a garden and terrace and is 8 minutes' drive away from Loch Athlone.
Score from 15 reviews Exceptional
The reception was very well done. I felt really welcome. The rooms and the décor is out of this world. Very very good indeed.
Breakfast needs improvement. Only rooibos and regular five roses. More tea verities please. Also Orange juice has become a international standard item on breakfasts. If you provide only one juice (which you shouldn't) it should be orange not some funny medley.
Friendliness of staff and beautiful setting!!!
I must compliment your receptions staff. They were very helpful, courteous and friendly.
The gardens are simply amazing and very well kept, great for a morning walk. The rooms are very surprising in the most positive sense possible, a real pleasure to stay.
The restaurant and breakfast area has a bit of a heavy décor, should be lightened up to match the amazing surroundings. The pool area could do with updating and sunbeds provided. The pool itself should be cleaned.
Beautiful location and friendly staff.
1. The spacious rooms 2. The king size beds 3. The beautiful gardens 4. The peaceful environment 5. The food
1. The closing of the Jenka restaurant on 31/12& 1/1 2. The swimming pool is too small
The friendliness if the staff. The very well appointed rooms and very quick and efficient services at breakfast!
No bath towels, staff didnt make a plan to sort it on arrival
That device that makes a noise all night long squirting out perfume which smelt horrible
Friendliness and helpfulness of staff Everything about the room. Haven't slept like this for years. Uniqueness of the decor and the lovely shower and bath Breakfast was just enough and very enjoyable. Can definitely recommend it to everybody
Breakfast was wonderful. Staff very helpful. Beautiful gardens.
Wifi kept on disconnecting and the cellphone reception is poor, making it hard to use internet on this venue
Facilities in the room was very good. Nice and spacious. Staff are friendly.
Breakfast was disappointing.
We liked the room, very large, good beds and the absolute peaceful environment. it is great to stay at this place. We recommend this to others because it is good quality for the money
The rooms are very pretty inside and the bathrooms are spacious. The restaurant on site was excellent for dinner. All the staff were friendly and helpful, and everything was very clean.
There really isn't much to do in Bethlehem, and it was a pity that the restaurant was closed on Sundays. The coffee machine in the breakfast area didn't work properly, and breakfasts weren't as good as the meals from the restaurant.
Excellent accommodation great situation for touring the area around golden gate and clarens. Excellent menu at the restaurant on the premises
Had to b e in Kestell and skipped looking at accommodation there as I wished to treat my mother and as it was winter and she is already 70. Hence booked the much hyped wedding lodge. Duvet cover torn so badly (photographs - 3 places) that had to complain: second set also torn badly. Only third set in good condition. Then: no partition in the big en suite room towards the bathroom. No heater, only aircon - that was not able to heat the big space. Resulting in us not being able to have a shower or take a bath in night temperatures of 4 degrees. The following morning I discovered the core of the lodge where the weddings take place: in the centre. With partitions. And proper linen. We were given a "last available" room in a supposedly 4star lodge paying twice what I paid for the next night in an unstarred lodge in Kestell. It waas definitely not the room in the pictures. It was cold and miserable and smelly. And nobody told us they are using their 'spare' accommodation. Right next to the main road leading into Bethlehem. And definitely no p[rice compensation. What a terrible come down. What an embarassment - trying to treat my mother. Be careful.
The service The food The room The cleanliness The quiet
The slow wi-fi
Liked everything about the place and very centrally situated. Will definately like to be back again.
Only 1 negative was the service at breakfast as well as a very limited breakfast variation for a 4 star hotel.
Place was not cleaned properly
Well designed and comfortable rooms. Cozy resort
No hot water in the morning, despite having informed staff. Had to bathe with cold water in winter
Restaurant was good in evening although we waited 1 hour for our meal
Lousy electronic air freshner in the room. It made a noise every hour or so like a cat being attacked. Also had a bright blinking green LED which reflected on the mirror. I hung clothing over it. Minimal TV channels. Restaurant does not even have a coffee machine!!!! Gate remote did not work. TV remote did not work. Highway noise. Barfridge in room not stocked at all apart from 2 small bottles of water..and a notice that no alcohol allowed to be brought onto property. not enough hot water
What a surprise! This is a gem set in beautiful surroundings. Complete DSTV package, so I did not miss any of my favourite programmes. Friendly, engaging staff, good food, crisp, clean, good quality linen, huge bed - everything so comfortable - even the house cat was a pleasure!
Perhaps a bit off the beaten track, but that was the least of it.
The accomadation is very good and the setting is lovely.
When we arrived we were asked to settle the accomadation which we did in Cash. At check-out the receptionist was advised that the account had already been settled however this was not updated and they debited our credit card with the same amount. My husband found that very irritating as we were still there having breakfast so they could have chacked with us before making the debit. The cc was refunded but it did put a damper on what was a very nice stay.
Setting was nice
Thought the food was not great and the buffet on Sunday night was very bad cold tasteless,. We met the chef very nice guy but needs to be a little bit more imagantive with food.
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