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The Karoo Lighthouse offers you, something special in luxury, reasonably priced overnight accommodation.

Breathe fresh Karoo air and enjoy the unique old-time atmosphere of Colesberg. Ideally situated on the N1 route, halfway between all major centers: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban.

Recline in our comfortable sitting room or tranquil garden in a friendly home-from-home atmosphere. Rooms have tea, coffee and rusks, en-suite bathrooms and secure parking.

For your comfort, there are family units, rooms with televisions, heaters, fans and breakfast on request.

There are banks, restaurants, a museum and shops within walking distance.

Stay at The Karoo Lighthouse, one of Colesberg`s most popular and well-established guesthouses and experience a warm welcome, friendly personal service and distinctive style.

Accommodation at The Karoo Lighthouse:
- There is a tranquil garden for the weary traveler to rest
- Secure parking for cars, trailers, boats etc
- The rooms are tastefully decorated with antiques
- In winter, electric blankets and heaters will keep you warm and in summer the fans and air conditioners will keep you cool
- Kitchenette with coffee & tea facilities
- A large deep-freeze will keep your cooler bag cold
- There is a self-catering cottage that sleeps 8
- Braai facilities are available
- Restaurants are within walking distance
- Internet access is available on request

Rooms and Units Available:

Double en-suites

Queen bed with bath and hand shower.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Family Cottage for 6

The Butterfly cottage is for larger families or a group. The unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a kitchenette. The one room has a double and 2 single beds and there are two single beds in the 2nd bedroom. The cottage has DSTV and air-conditioning.

Sleeps 6 Adults

Family Room for 4

The unit has a queen bed and 2 single beds, air-conditioning and DSTV. The large bathroom has a slipper bath, shower and double basin. The sliding door leads onto a patio.

Sleeps 4 Adults

Family Room for 5

2 bedrooms ideal for a family or 2 couples. A spacious bathroom with a bath & shower, the main room has a queen and a single bed, while the adjoining bedroom has 2 single beds & a cot. Lounge area with air-conditioning, DSTV and coffee/tea facilities.

Sleeps 5 Adults

small modern Double en-suite with shower
Small modern double en-suite with aircon, dstv and shower with secure parking
Sleeps 2 Adults

Twin Room - 2 beds
The unit has 2 single beds with en-suite bathroom with a bath. A sliding door that leads into a tranquil garden setting. This unit has a ceiling fan, DSTV and coffee/tea facilities available.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

Please also take note of our refund policy:
- Cancellations made 4 weeks or more before the booking date, will be refunded the total deposit, less bank charges;
- Cancellations made 3 to 4 weeks before the booking date, will be refunded 75% of the total deposit
- Cancellations made 2 to 3 weeks before the booking date, will be refunded 50% of the total deposit
- Cancellations made 1 to 2 weeks before the booking date, will be refunded 25% of the total deposit
- Cancellations made less than a week before booking will not be refundable


The Lighthouse is 500m away from the main church of the town at 40 Church Street Colesberg.

Enter Colesberg from the north, and find us 500m after the first four way stop, on the left hand side of the road.
Look out for a large yellow and white building, clearly marked.

If you enter Colesberg from the south, we are about 1km away from the first four way stop.
You need to turn right at the big yellow church and you will find us on the right hand side of the road, about another 300m.

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  • Guests Rating: (6)
  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 19
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM