Karoo Gateway Guesthouse

The Karoo Gateway Guesthouse is situated on the N1, only 10 km North West from Beaufort West, the heart of the Great Karoo. A palm tree lane leads to the Spanish-styled guesthouse, which originally operated as the Beaufort West Airport building.

The guesthouse was previously known as The Flight Deck, and recently upgraded under new management. The spacious rooms are stylishly furnished and decorated in the colours of the Karoo and offers affordable accommodation for single travellers to families on their way to a holiday destination. All rooms offer tea- and coffee trays.

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city and traffic noises, guests can unwind and enjoy sundowners in the bar/lounge area up in the old control tower with wrap around balcony, surrounded by 360C of magnificent views of the Karoo veld and Nuweveld mountains. A TV lounge with a little office nook with free wi-fi broadband facilities, is available in the tower area.

Guests can enjoy the tranquil surroundings and birdsong on the patio, and of course star gazing that the famous Karoo night skies offer. Braai/barbeque facilities are available and guests can also relax in the winter evenings in front of the fire place in the lounge area.

A lovely continental breakfast is served in the dining room or on the patio, whilst guests can experience true Karoo hospitality. Dinner needs to be pre-booked and is reserved for overnight guests.

Kindly note that this is a non-smoking establishment. Comfortable outside smoking areas on the patios has been designated for this purpose.

The airstrip is operational for light aircrafts and Avgas fuel is available.

The Karoo National Park is situated just south of Beaufort West and offers an array of wildlife, including Karoo game. A fossil trail, day walks and three-day hikes ensures and abundance of sights and activities.

Beaufort West is also home to the renowned late heart surgeon, Dr Chris Barnard. The first surgeon to perform a heart transplant is honoured in the Beaufort West Museum, which comprises of three historical buildings. The surrounding area is also a popular hunters destination.

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Reviews

  • "The fact that we were on our way to Cape Town"

    19 September 2017

    "The room had no shower or even a hand shower."

    Su Prins
  • "Relaxing and Serene"

    10 April 2017

    "Our first visit to Guesthouse and most enjoyable. For an overnight stay it is well worth it. Only issue we had was electricity tripped as a result of storm, which tripped water pump. Woke up to nil water, but this was soon resolved."

    Lynda Brown
  • "A return visit"

    28 October 2016

    "We have stayed before and enjoyed it.<br/>However on this occasion we were woken up by planes landing from 02h00 until we left at 05h30. This was not conducive to a good night's sleep prior to our 900kms trip home.<br/>We will not stay again"

    Christina Lundgren Steele, South Africa
  • "Neat and nice"

    29 December 2015

    "It is a very nice place. The rooms were clean and very well kept. The breakfast was just right for a traveller. The staff was very friendly."

    Wonga Mesatywa, South Africa
  • "Karoo Gateway Guesthouse"

    13 December 2010

    "Very enjoyable stay. Only one night, but everything was great. I would stay there again."

    Ron Forbes,South Africa
  • "Karoo Gateway Guesthouse"

    13 December 2010

    "Very enjoyable stay. Only one night, but everything was great. I would stay there again."

    Ron Forbes, South Africa
  • "Karoo Guest House"

    13 January 2009

    "Stopped over to and from travelling between JHB and Cape Town.It is ideally situated and easy to find.The staff are really helpful and make a great baboti!! Good value for money."

    Mark Spector,United Kingdom
  • "Karoo Guest House"

    13 January 2009

    "Stopped over to and from travelling between JHB and Cape Town. It is ideally situated and easy to find. The staff are really helpful and make a great baboti!! Good value for money."

    Mark Spector, United Kingdom
  • "Great Place"

    11 January 2009

    "Just what you need, something out of town, personal service, clean and most brilliant sunsets from the old radio aviation tower!"

    Shawn Meyer,South Africa
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