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Rheola's Cottage is situated in the quaint town of Harrismith (gateway to the Drakensberg mountains), Free State, South Africa in a quiet and peaceful suburban area and only 3 hours drive by car from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Durban airports. Ideal accommodation for: Small tourist or local groups. Use as a base camp to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Eastern Free State, Drakensberg mountain range and Lesotho at your leisure. Also for large families as an overnight en route to sea.
About the Owner
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
Interaction with guests:
I live in an adjacent apartment (on the same site) and will always be available should you require any help or assistance but totally respect your privacy. I am well-travelled in the area and can offer you advice on places to go, visit and enjoy.
NO SMOKING ALLOWED
ANY FORM OF FIREWORKS STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON THE PREMISES
BOOK-IN AND BOOK-OUT TIMES must be strictly adhered to unless arranged otherwise.
FRIENDS & GUESTS...
Pets not allowed
Smoking not allowed
2:00 AM check-in
10:00 AM check-out
Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
About the neighbourhood
Harrismith is nestled in the foothills of Platberg mountain with pleasant summer temperatures (highs of 25°C to 33°C) but it does get extremely cold in winter. Be warned that we can experience 4 seasons in one day so always be prepared with a good range of clothing.
Best to travel South Africa in a rented vehicle. Car rental is available in town. No bus or taxi services. We are within walking distance from the local supermarket and bottle store (4 blocks, 5 minute walk). You can also walk to the small CBD (8 blocks, 10 minute walk)
How to get there
Airport: Oliver Tambo: 250.0 km
From Johannesburg airport (+- 300 kms, 2.5 hour drive): Head South and take the N3 Germiston freeway, follow the Heidelberg sign and drive past the towns of Heidelberg, then Villiers, then Warden. When you arrive at Harrismith, do not take the first off-ramp but the second one that says Harrismith/Bethlehem (N5). At the t-junction turn right, go across the stop street. At the traffic light/stop street (Engen garage to your left) turn right into King Street, go across the traffic circle and carry on with King Street till you get Warden Street, turn left, 2 blocks further turn left in Hamilton Street. We're the last house on the right. Drive in and stop right in front of Rheola's cottage.