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B&B at Bloem is nestles in a quiet residential area in Bloemfontein. Situated in a quiet, leafy residential area, Universitas, on the west side of Bloemfontein, between the University of the Free State and the N1.

We are 2 km from the Walter Sisulu off ramp (N1 / R48 crossing). Easy to find if you`re only passing through. 4 km from Nelson Mandela off-ramp.

The rooms are all unique and individual, overlooking the garden.

Facilities available at B&B at Bloem:
- Secure Parking. Mostly in front of the rooms and safe for ladies
- Wheelchair friendly
- Braai facilities in garden
- Entrance to rooms from garden
- Playing pen for children
- Fridges in rooms
- Ceiling Fans
- Laundry Service
- Receiving of faxes and e-mail
- 110 trees/shrubs has been identified and being tagged
- guests now have the extra choice of B&B at Bloem wines to enjoy
- besides the continental choice on the breakfast menu guests have three other breakfast choices on the menu to choose from. Room service for breakfast can be included. We are contemplating a re look of the menu

We are centrally located for restaurants, , shopping mall & shopping centres, hospitals and universities.

We have won several awards in the past.

Accommodation at B&B at Bloem:
We offer rooms with private entrance with en-suite bathrooms. Each room is individually decorated.

Beside double rooms, we offer family rooms (sleeping 4 people) . Rooms all have a different decor. We also offer a special room equipped for people with disabilities. Wheel chair friendly.

All rooms are equipped with television and coffee making facilities, and most rooms also offer a kitchenette.

Breakfast is served between 08:00 and 09:00 in our elegant breakfast room, Chez les Jourdan, which also houses our reception.

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Pets only by Arrangement
Laundry Service
Limited Room Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Other Language
Communal Satellite TV

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation 14 days and less forfeit deposit.

Latest Reviews

Lovely place - they just need to have more options in the breakfast menu.
Hilton Chirambadare Nov 2010
Bedlamp switch - connection not good.
Electrical lead where kettle gets plugged in, has open wires - dangerous.
Otherwise lovely and quiet for tourists who seek rest and away from city noise.

Karen Muller Mar 2010
The place is nice and in the centre of the town/ city. The shops are accessible and rooms are fine.There is a need to maintain the garden inside the yard.
Reuben Khumalo Jun 2009
We were a little disappointed. The room we had ( Hunters rest) has a kitchen, which is not equipped with plates, cutlery etc. The room was absolutely freezing cold, despite us letting Martinus know exactly when we were arriving and keeping him updated. The place is a little tatty.
I was also surprised to be charged extra for the breakfast as it does not say anything of the sort on the booking. The rate is reasonable for the room, but one expects bed & breakfast.

Shirley Fawke May 2009


16 Jacobs Street, Universitas, Bloemfontein.

From Johannesburg:
- Stay on N1 until you get Walter Sisulu off ramp  (old Haldon off ramp is approximately 2km from the B&B).

- Turn towards the city and take the first road to your left, continue until the dead end, turn right and take first road to your left, continue until the dead end, turn left and take the first road right, which is Jacobs street.

- Look out for 16 Jacobs street on your right hand side. You should also be able to follow the B&B blue and white signs (if not damaged or stolen.)

If you come from Kimberley via Petrusburg you will enter Walter Sisulu road.


- If you take the Nelson Mandela off-ramp, turn towards the city until the traffic light just before the Total garage.

- Turn right.
Follow the road, cross a traffic intersection and take the second road right after the lights.

- Carry on across a stop street, take the following road to your right, continue until the dead end.

- Turn left into Jacobs street and proceed until you get number 16 on your left hand side.

- If no problems you should also pick up the blue and white signs of the B & B from where you turned right just before the Total garage.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM