Beaufort West Accommodation

Beaufort West is a reasonably small town in the Western Cape’s central Karoo. Situated on the N1 highway, it is the largest town in the region and acts as the hub for the surrounding farms – mostly sheep farms. Due to its location, accommodation in Beaufort West is convenient for motorists travelling between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The scenery around town is of the semi-arid Karoo sort, an empty landscape but gripping all the same. The climate is cold and dry in winter and summer days are hot, punctuated by sporadic rainfall, usually in the form of thunderstorms. Generally though, the sky remains cloudless, giving carte blanch to the myriad stars.

While Beaufort West couldn’t be called a tourist mecca, it does have some attractions for passing tourists. A self-guided historic walk through the town is a nice way to pass an hour or two and the Dutch Reformed Church and old Town Hall have both been declared national monuments. On the subject of history, Beaufort West was founded in 1818 and called Beaufort but had a name change a few years later to avoid confusion with Port Beaufort in the Western Cape and Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape.

Just outside Beaufort West is the Karoo National Park, the town’s real draw card. Amongst the shrubby landscape you have the opportunity of spotting not one but two of South Africa’s most endangered species, both having been successfully reintroduced. The riverine rabbit and the black rhino both call the park home.

In addition the park boasts numerous buck species, ostrich and 5 tortoise species (more than any other South African park). Within the park visitors are invited to hike the 11km trail, park off in the bird hide or go on a guided game drive. There is also a designated 4x4 track which can be undertaken independently or with a park official.

The Beaufort West area is also renowned as a site for fossils, so any accomplished or aspiring archaeologists will be well catered for.

Whether you stop by for a night or choose to while away a few days in Beaufort West, Sleeping-OUT has accommodation in Beaufort West for you. Book Beaufort West accommodation now.

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Wagon Wheel Country Lodge

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The very popular and well-known Wagon Wheel Country Lodge is conveniently located just off the N1, 1km from the charming Great Karoo town of Beaufort West on the Johannesburg side. The new owners have... More Info

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Karoo Backpackers

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The Karoo Backpackers is situated on the N1 between Johannesburg and Cape Town in Beaufort West, the heart of the Great Karoo. The accommodation ranges from single rooms to dormitory rooms. All rooms ... More Info

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Haus Holzapfel

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Your German hosts Marion and Zwingli have created a charming home with a beautiful garden for the discerning guest who is looking for luxurious self catering or B&B accommodation in a "home away from ... More Info

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Pepper Tree Cottage

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Pepper Tree Cottage Beaufort West is a quaint cottage in a Cape Dutch Style situated in a quiet area. The kitchen living room has TV, aircon and a sleeper couch. There is a safe lock up yard for cars... More Info

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Cape Karoo Guesthouse

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Experience the peace & tranquillity of the Great Karoo posed against a backdrop of the Nieuwveld Mountains. Offering three luxurious en-suite guest rooms, each with its own entrance. In close proximit... More Info

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Ko-Ka Tsara Bush Camp

From R950* unit


Ko-Ka Tsara Bush Camp is 1km North of Beaufort West just 7km off the N1. This intimate and exclusive bush camp is situated on a private game reserve with bed and breakfast available. Chalet braai and ... More Info

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Olive Grove Guest Farm

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Olive Grove Guest Farm offers 7 Mountain View Chalets and 6 Olive Orchard Guest Rooms. All our units are graded by TGCSA and come Highly Recommended by AA Travel. We provide Self Catering as well as F... More Info

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Die Herehuis

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Old Victorian style house build in the early 1900. Stables have been rebuilt to Luxury onsuite family chalets. Here you will feel at home and comfortable in an old world charm and all your needs will... More Info

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The Vale Karoo Farm

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The Vale Karoo Farm lies at the foothills of the majestic Nuveld Mountain in the heart of the Great Karoo. It offers many new holiday and break-away opportunities on the farm. A new and exiting add... More Info

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Travalia Guest Farm

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This overnight accommodation is conveniently situated on the N1 at Three Sisters, near Beaufort West, Victoria West, Murraysburg and Richmond. It is situated on a farm with a very peaceful atmosph... More Info

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Beaufort West Reviews

Beaufort West Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 212 reviews.

Beaufort West
A lovely little town. Wish I could live there
- Belinda Abraham

Beaufort West
Love it................will visit again!
- Norman Hadskins

Beaufort West
A lovely, historical town
- Quita Smith

Beaufort West
Lovely,friendly and clean Karoo town. Will definitely make a stop over again.
- Hilda Hattingh

Beaufort West
Love the "vibe" that this town has. Always "busy". A pretty town with a lovely culture
- Graham Hardenberg