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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Bergplaats Guest Farm


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Bergplaats Game Lodge welcomes you to the heart of the Central Karoo. Situated 75km outside of Beaufort West, Bergplaats offers a peaceful place where guests can come to replenish their souls and enjo... More Info

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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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Cape Karoo Guesthouse

From R325 pps

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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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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Ko-Ka Tsara Bush Camp

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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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The 3 Chimneys

From R275 pps

The 3 Chimneys Guest House is a charming Victorian Villa, built in 1900 and is packed full of original features such as, Oregon pine floors, lead pressed ceilings and many more. It was home to Genera... More Info

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Karoo Backpackers

From R140 pps

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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Travalia Guest Farm

From R230 pps

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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Tree Top Guest House

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One of the oldest buildings in Beaufort West, Tree Top Guest House is restored to the luxury guest house it is now. Tree Top Guest House should definitely be your choice for accommodation if travellin... More Info

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Nagenoeg Guest House

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This recently renovated Karoo farmhouse is set on one of the vast plains of the Great Karoo, conveniently located 8 km from the beautiful town of Beaufort West, and 1.5 km from the N1. We can acco... More Info

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Beaufort West Reviews

Beaufort West Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 227 reviews.

Beaufort West
The heart of the Karoo with all the home comforts. Excellent stay-over even for one night.
- William Carstens

Beaufort West
Beaufort West is a charming town with clean, open streets and two small shopping centers to choose from. Park, pull on comfortable shoes and walk. Breakfast at the Spur is always a winner with friendly, efficient staff.
- Sarah Erasmus

Beaufort West
Lovely town, with very friendly people who are willing to help
- Ralene Livingstone

Beaufort West
Beaufort West is a quaint town that my husband and I love to visit. We take strolls around town and enjoy the quietness. It's a great place to stop over or to just get away. We love it!
- Anna Taljaard

Beaufort West
An ideal place for a break, especially when driving to Cape Town.
- Nobesotho Mdebuka