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About Gewel Gastehuis

Gewel Guethouse is set in the charming town of Ficksburg, where guests and delegates can escape to a quiet, hospitable environment.

Ideally situated two minutes from the town centre and a mere five kilometers from the Lesotho Border Post. Our guests house has been restored to its vintage glory with hardwood floors, high ceilings and wallpaper with an old world charm. Perfect for a weekend away, business stopovers and as a base for tourist attractions in the nearby vicinity. We take pride in our warm hospitality and no sacrifice is too big to make sure your every need is met.

Beautifully decorated en-suite rooms and a self-catering unit, boast coffee and tea making facilities as well as bathroom amenities. To make your stay even cosier, we offer electric blankets and heaters for the cold winter nights. For our business clientele, there is Wi-Fi internet and all rooms are equipped with certain DSTV channels. Secure parking will ensure that your stay is worry free. After a busy day guests can take a leisurely stroll through our lovely garden or enjoy a refreshing swim in our sparkling pool and relax in our entertainment area.

Our accommodation consists of six double en-suite rooms and one double self-catering unit and can offer accommodation for up to 19 people. If booking for a large group or booking for a long-term stay, special rates may be arranged. All our rates include a hearty breakfast.

All rooms have either a queen size bed of two single beds, as arranged.
An extra single bed can be added if requested in rooms 1,2,3,5 and 7. Self-catering group bookings may be arranged where the main kitchen can be used.

We only make use of the highest quality bedding with duck down duvets.

We offer electric blankets and heaters for cold winter nights.

Give us a chance to make your stopover, business trip, Eastern Free State getaway or bikers trip e memorable one.

Bore hole and Generator power for guaranteed water and electricity supply.
Your hostess during your stay is Non Ferreira, a local for the past 25 years, she can be contacted for all your requirements.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 23
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.


R100 OFF group booking all rooms

Stay between 01 Jan 2018 and 01 Mar 2018 and get R100 off . Valid every Fri,Sat,Sun. .

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 01 Jan 2018 and 01 Mar 2018)

Important Information

A payment of 50% is required to secure the booking. The balance may be paid at arrival.
Original government orders required for government bookings.
Travel vouchers also accepted.

Terms of payment:
Full deposits or payment of outstanding balances must be received at arrival.
Payment for all non-commissionable services...
A payment of 50% is required to secure the booking. The balance may be paid at arrival.
Original government orders required for government bookings.
Travel vouchers also accepted.

Terms of payment:
Full deposits or payment of outstanding balances must be received at arrival.
Payment for all non-commissionable services rendered (laundry, etc.) must be received from the client / guest on departure.
Foreign currency payment is not accepted and therefore we requested that guests make alternative arrangements prior to arrival at the guesthouse. Payments Internet (EFT) and South African Rand only.

Methods of settling of balance:
For your convenience, the settlement of your balance can be done with cash, via EFT (computer and internet is available on the premises) or via Credit/Debit card also available on premises.)

Check in time:
From 14:00 pm till 22:00 pm (Please arrange for arrivals before 14:00 or after 22:00pm)
For safety reasons, no guests will be allowed to check in if under the influence of alcohol.
Check out time:
09:00am (Please arrange for check out before or after 09:00am)

Dinner available – pre-arrangement is made
Dinner served between 19:00pm-20:00pm
Breakfast serves between 07:00am-08:00am.
Alternative times or take away breakfast can be arranged.

The Guesthouse is pet friendly, but arrangements must be made in advance for rooms 6 or 7.

Gewel Guesthouse will not be held responsible for the loss of any personal possessions, money or any other valuables.
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Reviews for Gewel Gastehuis

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Ninette Denecke
05 April 2017

Beautiful guesthouse. Very friendly and helpful staff. A lovely pool to cool off in and a luxurious room. Safe parking behind locked gates. They also serve a delicious breakfast. Highly reccommended.

Paul Smit, South Africa
02 July 2016

Wonderful, helpful, warm hospitality!

Tarina Deetlefs, South Africa
05 October 2015

AWSOME STAY... Thank You!!!

Andy Bain, South Africa
22 November 2014

What a wonderful place to stay, dankie vir jul gasvreiheid en friendskap.

Sebastian Jooste, South Africa
27 August 2014

Our stay at Gewel Gastehuis was a great experience. The old world charm of the house with its spacious rooms was great. But what really warmed our hearts in the cold Ficksburg winter was the warmth and charm of our hospita, Non, for whom nothing is too much trouble. The feeling that she and her husband really care about their guests, puts Gewel Gastehuis on our ‘must visit again’ list.

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Gewel Gastehuis Map

Gewel Gastehuis is 0.5km from the centre of Ficksburg , the nearest airport 74.2km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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