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Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Colesberg

Charm, history and convenience. KUILFONTEIN STABLE COTTAGES is perfectly situated as a stopover for travellers from Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal to the Cape, near the N1 and Colesberg. This historic racehorse stud and sheep farm has been in the family since 1876. Leigh & Penny Southey and their family and staff are renowned hosts where guests become dear friends.


The delightful old stable quarters have been converted with style and comfort. Crisp white cotton percale linen, mohair blankets and feather pillows add luxury to rooms decorated with family antiques and country style. There are two luxury units, one family unit and five standard units. Children 6 and older welcome.

Room 1 (Danny Boy)
Standard Room w. twin beds

Room 3 (Wotwonit)
Standard Room w. King-size bed

Room 5 (Fearless Streaker)
Standard Room w. twin beds

Room 7 (Luxury Blue Room)
Luxury Room w. Queen-size bed

Room 2 (Equilateral)
Standard Room w. twin beds

Room 4 (Non U)
Standard Room w. twin beds

Room 6 (Klaserie)
Family unit w. 1 Queen-size and 3 single beds

Room 8 (Luxury Red Room)
Luxury Room w. Queen-size bed

Family-friendly and Pet-Friendly rooms available at The Paddocks.


Gourmet food is served on gleaming yellowwood tables in a cosy dining room. The resident chef uses farm fresh produce including their world-famous succulent Karoo lamb. Vegetarians are catered for with delicious dishes of couscous stuffed peppers and crisp vegetable pastas. Health breakfasts include homemade breads, muffins jams and preserves with fresh fruit and farm butter and cream.


Meet fellow travellers for a pre-dinner drink in the charming pub or watch a magnificent Karoo sunset with a sundowner. After dinner drinks and coffee are served in a delightful gazebo or under the black starry skies.


Swim in a fresh springwater pool, play boules, or search for Boerwar relics. Stroll on the vast estate where you can view game on foot or go birdwatching with the extraordinary number of bird species migrating in the summer months. The farm is an active operation with lamb being produced for specialist shops. There are springbuck and cattle, wild ostriches and other game species.

Honourable Mentions

Top 10 Getaway, Femina Places to Stay, Portfollio Collection, House & Leisure Where to Stay, London Telegraph Places to Stay and Horizons BA Magazine.

2019 Rates

Rates change annually, but are
subject to change without notice.
Please confirm when booking.

Double Occupancy

From R600 – R780
per person per night, B&B

Single Occupancy

From R720 – R825
per night, B&B

Children 6 yrs or older

From R325 – R365
per child per night, B&B

Dinner (optional)

Rates on request

Rates exclude beverages
and additional meals.

Guest Comments

“The best half way stop travelling to and from Jo’burg. Penny and Patricia are wonderful, gracious hosts and cannot do enough for you. The rooms are 5* and the dinner and breakfast compares favourably to any 5* hotel. Highly recommended!”


GPS Location (WGS84)
S30° 48′ 2.883″ E024° 59′ 1.8″

Runway Co-ordinates
S30° 49′ 4.86″  E024° 59′ 37.05″
28/10 1300 meters

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