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The Rose Cottage Gariep Dam (AA Recommended Accommodation) is a wonderful Self-catering Guesthouse complex that is situated halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town and is only 5 minutes from the N1 highway.

The Rose Cottage is an ideal pit-stop for the weary guest simply wanting to break their journey to have a single night sleepover or for the guest wanting to spend some extra days enjoying what the beautiful Gariep Dam village and surrounding area has to offer.

The Rose Cottage offers great accommodation at a very reasonable price. Soak up the crispy Karoo air, look up at night sky and see billions of stars, identify the milky way, watch the satellites pass overhead. Food for your soul.

The Rose Cottage is mostly acknowledged as one of the premier self catering establishment in the area with guests claiming its the best value for money guesthouse in South Africa. It is an AA Highly Recommended accommodation.

Enjoy superb Water sports, Yachting and Fishing, Game Reserves at South Africa`s number one Microlite & Gyro paradise. Gariep Dam has Supermarkets, restaurants and pubs and cute home style cafs.

The Gariep Dam is just forty kilometers from Colesberg and is South Africa`s largest dam (appropriately renamed Lake Gariep), truly the heart of the country.

All units at The Rose Cottage have televisions (most units are fitted with LCD flat-Screens) with a Open View decoder.

Most units have on-site parking for your vehicle/s and trailer/s.

The Rose Cottage is divided into multiple separate independent fully equipped self catering units.

All our units have quality beds with ice white highest quality linen and towels for your comfort. Most of our units have been fitted with air-conditioning/fans for those extra hot Karoo days, as well as heaters and braai area`s.

All units have charming lapa`s where you can simply enjoy the quiet peaceful surroundings or enjoy a lovely braai or picnic. All units have access to the pool. There are plenty fruit trees and all/any fruit on the trees are there for our guest to enjoy.

The Rose Cottage is great for the guest who wants to break away from their tiresome journey, or for those who would like to experience what the Gariep Dam has to offer, the ultimate in comfort at extremely reasonable rates.

Rates are inclusive of electricity, linen, towels, toiletries and coffee/tee/sugar in each unit. All guests have access to the garden, fruit trees, swimming pool and secure undercover parking.

Facilities at The Rose Cottage
- Airport Shuttle Service
- Garden and Fruit from Trees
- Tea & Coffee Facilities in each unit
- Bar Fridge in Unit
- Fully equipped for a self catering stay
- Television in Units
- Braai / Barbecue
- No Pets Permitted
- Undercover off Street Parking
- Credit Card Facilities
- Swimming Pool
- Units (not all rooms) have Air-Conditioning in Rooms
- Heater and fans in Rooms
- Private Lapas
- Braai Facilities

Sports and other facilities in the area
- Golf in Area
- Great Outdoors
- Fishing
- Hang Gliding
- Fishing - Fly
- Hiking / Backpacking
- Game Reserve
- Jet-Skiing
- Bird Watching
- Gliding - Traditional
- River rafting
- Put-put and bowls
- Plenty shops, restaurants, pubs, hotel and fuel

Activities:

Village Activities
Voted South Africa's "Tourist Town of the year" in 2010, crime free.
- Golf in Area
- Great Outdoors
- Fishing
- Hang Gliding
- Fishing - Fly
- Hiking / Backpacking
- Game Reserve
- Jet-Skiing
- Bird Watching
- Gliding - Traditional
- River rafting
- Put-put and bowls
- Plenty shops, restaurants, pubs and hotel

Clothing and Accessories:

Cold in winter with temperatures ranging between 14 c in the day and -5 at night. Summers hot ranging between 37c daytime and 17c at night.

Most rooms have new modern air conditioners that have heating and cooling.

Rooms and Units Available:

Hammerkop

Fully contained 2 Bedroom home with a lounge with double sleeper couch. Open plan kitchen.  Braai area with pool and Lapa. Both bedrooms have Quality beds with shared bathroom. Very neat. Long stoep to relax. Secure Parking. Next to Swimming pool.

Sleeps 6 Adults

Rooibekkie

Fully equipped “Granny Flat” with a double bed, TV, Fridge, Microwave. Bathroon onsuite & toilet with cooking area. Secure parking with the use of a large garden and braai area. Very neat and comfortable. Suitable for short stay.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Swallow Unit

Swallow is suitable for overnight as well as longer stays and consists of an open plan Lounge/ small Kitchenette and 2 Bedrooms with a bathroom, shower and toilet. Both rooms have Quality beds with Ice White linen.

Sleeps 4 Adults

Albatros Unit

Quaint, bachelor unit consisting of double bed and ice white linen. Separate bathroom and lounge. Private braai area with parking: Near small plunge pool. Self catering, Lounge, TV. Neat and clean. Honey Oak Theme. Air conditioned

Sleeps 2 Adults

Blue Crane

Family-styled Unit, 2 bedrooms with a shared bathroom.Finest quality in beds & ice-white linen.Large lounge with kitchenette. Stunning garden. Under cover parking, small communal splash pool, lapa and braai, airconditioned.Suitable for self catering stay.

Sleeps 4 Adults

Falcon Unit

Falcon is a 3 bed unit that consists of an open plan bedroom and another small bedroom. Separate Kitchenette with large on-suite bathroom. Theme is Honey Oak. Small plunge Pool, secure undercover parking. Huge inclosed stoep, Lapa, braai. Air conditioned

Sleeps 3 Adults

Fish Eagle

This is a 4 bedroom self standing home, Close to plunge Pool, Braai area. Parking on premisis No frills accommodation, no aircons. Fans Very Basic but neat and clean accommodation TV with open view decoder.Single Bathroom/Shower unit services the house.

Sleeps 8 Adults

Flamingo Unit

2 Bedroom family-styled semi-detached unit. Finest quality in beds & bedding. Ice white linen in all rooms.Lovely spacious lounge,Air Conditioned, small communal Swimming pool .Secure parking, Lovely garden is summer.

Sleeps 4 Adults

Golden Unit

Luxury, fully equipped private unit with stunning bathroom, ice white linen kitchenette 80” TV, DSTV, Netflix, dishwasher,oven/hob, private yard, braai, stoep. Secure parking with electronic garage doore, private solar geyser, uninterrupted power supply.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Loerie Unit

Quaint, bachelor unit consisting of a double bed and ice white linen. Separate small on suite shower and toilet Private braai area with parking: Near plunge pool.Self catering, Lounge, TV. Neat and clean. Honey Oak Theme. Air conditioned

Sleeps 2 Adults

Mossie Unit

Mossie is a quaint but very basic sleepover unit, It consists of small open plan lounge with small self catering Kitchenete and all the utensils that you may require. The main bedroom has 2 single beds with on-suite toilet and walk in glass shower. Braai

Sleeps 2 Adults

Rieder Unit

This unit is the owners choice, unit with a double bed and ice-white linen. Lovely lounge area with TV interleading from bedroom, other is a kitchen and dining area with indoor braai. Lapa, splash pool, Secure Parking Lush Gardens.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Seagull Unit

A self catering unit, Fully equipped Granny Flat with shower and toilet Double Bed Open View decoder Access to small plunge pool, Braai, parking, airconditioned unit. Very basic and neat. Parking Clean & Neat

Sleeps 2 Adults

Suikerbekkie

Lovely self-contained family house with 3 bedrooms with quality ice-white linen. There are 2 bathroom .Separate kitchen combined dining area and separate lounge with a TV .Parking. Braai and Lapa, close to pool. Air-conditioned heaters.

Sleeps 6 Adults

Ting Tinkie

Self-catering unit with large main bedroom with King Size Double bed and smaller second room.Shared, on suite Bathroom. Large kitchen with interleading lounge. Pool, Lapa. Suitable for self catering stay. Quality beds with Ice-White Linen. Stunning garden.

Sleeps 3 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Babies
Children under 12
Elderly
Honeymoon Couples
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Cots available
Garden
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Afrikaans
English
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

• Cancellations made on bookings not yet paid for, 48 hours or less before arrival date, would be subjected to full payment.
• Cancellations made on paid bookings, will result in Rose Cottage issuing a voucher for the amount paid, valid for a period of three years.
• Regret no refunds.
• A Refund due to cancellation of accommodation already paid as a result of Hospitalization, Rose Cottage will require a Medical certificate before a cash refund will be considered else a 3 year free stay voucher will be provided
• A Refund due to cancellation of accommodation already paid as a result of DEATH, Rose Cottage will require a DEATH certificate before a cash refund will be considered else a 3 year free stay voucher will be provided
• The Guest House complex closes at 21.00, late arrivals stand to lose their accommodation if no “late arrival” arrangements have been made
• Although management respects your rights to Privacy, due to the nature and situation of the Guest House, disturbances from persons or other guests could occur and that management has no control over that.
• Management has taken steps to provide reasonable security for its guests, Rose Cottage management cannot be held responsible for theft or damage to Guests property.
• The management cannot be held responsible for the failure of electronic items such as air Conditioners and televisions.

Terms and Conditions

We understand that plans sometimes change, however the SunRose Group of Guesthouses imposes the following policy regarding cancellations:

·    Cancellations made on bookings not yet paid for, 48 hours or less before arrival date, would be subjected to full payment.

·    Cancellations made on paid bookings, will result in the SunRose Group of Guesthouses issuing a voucher for the amount paid, valid for a period of three years.

·    Regret NO refunds.

·    A Refund due to cancellation of accommodation already paid because of Hospitalization, the SunRose Group of Guesthouses will require a Medical certificate before a cash refund will be considered else a 3-year free stay voucher will be provided.

·    A Refund due to cancellation of accommodation already paid because of DEATH, The SunRose Group of Guesthouses will require a DEATH certificate before a cash refund will be considered else a 3-year free stay voucher will be provided.

·    The Guest House complex closes at 21.00, late arrivals stand to lose their accommodation if no “late arrival” arrangements have been before hand.

Directions:

Directions to Rose Cottage travelling South on the N1 Highway
Turnoff is past Springfontein and 44 km before Colesberg on left hand side, clearly marked “Gariep Dam”.

Only 5 minutes to the Quest garage, take TING TINKIE street right and travel about 800 metres.

Spot the flags to your right Take 4 th street right into Hammerkop Streeet.Rose Cottage is at 14 Hammerkop Street.

Directions to Rose Cottage travelling North on the N1 Highway
Turnoff is 44 km past Colesberg on right hand side, clearly marked “Gariep Dam”.

Only 5 minutes to the Quest garage, take TING TINKIE street right and travel about 800 metres.

Spot the flags to your right Take 4 th street right into Hammerkop Street

Rose Cottage is at 14 Hammerkop Street.


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  • Guests Rating: (37)
  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM