|Address:||1 Kempen Street
|Contact :||Anna Vermeulen|
|Local Tel :||053-6211219|
|INT Tel :||+27-53-6211219|
|Local Fax :||053-6211219|
|INT Fax :||+27-53-6211219|
Karoo Koelte Guest House/Bed Victoria West, between Moonlight Hill and Victoria West Mountain.
Karoo Koelte offers four double bedrooms - all en-suite - with private entrances. One of the four rooms is Karoo Koelte's en-suite for people with disabilities: It features an obstacle free shower room accessible to wheel-chairs. The taps and shower are specially designed for Tetraplegic and Quadroplegic persons. The premises have been tested by a wheel-chair user.
Karoo Koelte is furnished with inherited antique furniture and decorated with a warm and relaxed feel for your comfort. Your room comes with a standard five star prescribed quality mattress, and pure cotton percale linen, TV (1, 2, 3 & e-TV), ceiling fan, fridge, coffee and tea facilities with home made rusks and biscuits (cookies). In winter there are electric blankets on all the beds and wall-mounted heaters to keep our guests snug and warm.
No-smoking rooms. Lovely environment for kiddies. Big trees around the lawn provide welcome shade in summer. Plenty of space to stretch your legs after a long tiring journey. Safe parking in our complex. Although we lock the gates at night, guests are provided with a key. Local airport - if ETA are known transport can be arranged. Victoria West is the mecca for Merino and Dorper sheep and Angora goat farming in South Africa. The area abounds with game farms which cater for hunting trips.
Worth a visit: The Mannetjies Roux rugby-museum. The Local museum, one of three regional museums in the Northern-cape, has genuine fish fossils.
The Moonlight Hill walking trail provides a panoramic view of our whole village and has interesting bird life, it is also home to the Black Eagle and indigenous plants. The Karoo has an estimated 7000 plant species, which is three times higher than that of the United Kingdom. The surrounding area is the habitat of the Riverine Rabbit.
Annual events are;
The Agricultural Show in February and the Karoo Golf Classic in May. The Apollo Theatre, still in its original state, dates from the fifty's, and houses the South African Film Festival during September.
Victoria West is in the heart of the Great Karoo. 836km from JHB via N12 or 926km via N1. 586km from Cape Town via N1. 546km from P.E. via R75. 476km from George via N12. 368km from Calvinia via R63 on the route to Namakwaland flowers.
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