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About Meerkat Self-Catering

Meerkat is a little gem, situated in the quaint village of Nieu Bethesda in the Eastern Cape, and has magnificent views of the Compassberg.

The accommodation comprises of a a luxurious king-size bed with electric blanket and super king-size duvet. The kitchenette is equipped with microwave, refrigerator, toaster, kettle, electric frying pan and cutlery and crockery. There is a big, comfortable couch plus a small table and chairs. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a shower, basin and toilet. It is sunny and has a spacious private garden with outside grill and garden table and chairs for outside dining. There is spacious private parking on the premises.

The unit is walking distance from the Two Goats Deli and Beer Brewery, the Old Mill, and a short walk up the street leads to a lane that takes you over a charming hanging bridge to the center of the village. There are a number of good restaurants and, of course, the famous Owl House, which is not to be missed. Other interesting sights are the Kitching Fossil Centre and the First People's Art Centre.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


10% OFF Longer in Paradise

Stay between 02 Mar 2018 and 31 May 2018 and get 10% off.

  • Valid for 2 guests or more
  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 02 Mar 2018 and 31 May 2018)

Important Information

Strictly no pets. No children, unless it's one adult one child sharing King size bed, and then only when child is older than five. Normal rates will be charged for the unit.

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  • Meerkat Self-Catering Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Meerkat is an attractive unit with spectacular views of the Compasberg. It has a luxurious king-size bed with electric... see more Features:  King beds, En-suite, Shower only, Self-catering
    from R850 Room rate
    • Adults

      Reviews for Meerkat Self-Catering

      7 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Wendy Wixley
      30 March 2018

      Very private garden with table and chairs and braai.

      Maria Vrancken
      04 March 2018

      We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Meerkat. It had all we needed and more. Loved the village. Great getaway far from the rush of life. Thank you Tutti!

      Christoff Snyman
      03 January 2018

      Beautiful setting. Lovely guesthouse with all the amenities one needs. Home away from home. Excellent hosts. Will definitely recommend this place and will surely be back!

      Nicolette Borsje
      29 December 2017

      Beautiful, clean, comfortable unit! Lovely owner and wonderful hospitality.We will definitely go back!

      Tamzyn Van Eeden
      21 November 2017

      The Meerkat is a beautiful guesthouse for many reasons. it is extremely comfortable, tidy and well situated. It is very private and has the most stunning view of the mountains and rose bushes. For a self-catering unit, It is very well stocked with all the comforts you would need, absolutely everything was well thought of. Tutti, the guesthouse owner was extremely warm and welcoming and was the perfect host. she has good insight into the village itself and provided tips on where to go and what to see or do and even accompanied me on one of the little trips. she was very thoughtful in terms of...
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      Meerkat Self-Catering Map

      Meerkat Self-Catering is 0.5km from the centre of Nieu Bethesda , the nearest airport 262.6km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

      Things to do in and around Nieu Bethesda

      Compasberg Hiking Trail

      (12.2 km from Nieu Bethesda)

      1 review

      Compassberg is 2502m high. From Ganora it takes about 1 hour todrive to the back from where you can start climbing. If you do not have a 4X4 it takes about 3 hours up and 3 hours down. With a 4X4 you can get further up the mountain to a point...

      Tubby at Blaauwater

      (27.5 km from Nieu Bethesda)

      1 review

      Tubby is a little railway inspector’s cart formerly used to inspect the district’s rail tracks. Today it is used to take visitors on two-hour trips up Lootsberg. The views are lovely and there are opportunities to spot kudu and smaller antelope on...

      Nieu Bethesda Water Furrows

      (1.8 km from Nieu Bethesda)

      4 reviews

      Of all the many things to do and see in Nieu-Bethesda, the Owl House grabs first place. Once you’ve ticked off the surreal and quirky home of Helen Martin’s, lace up your walking shoes and do something different. Follow the quaint network of...

      The James Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre

      (4.5 km from Nieu Bethesda)

      4 reviews

      The James Kitching Fossil Centre lets visitors discover a landscape that forms an integral part in world history, specifically Earth's extinction event 250 million years ago. Take a half-hour stroll with a guide to the nearby Gats River bed and find...