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About The Barracks

An AA Superior, full service guest house situated in a quiet area of Colesberg. The Barracks so named as the property was used as barracks during the Anglo-Boer War was built in 1851 and substantially renovated in 2004. The original building, which is now our family unit, was soon augmented by the main house as the owner, David Arnot, was a prolific breeder of children and needed plenty of accommodation to house his large family. The comfortable and spacious double rooms, all with private access, have their own bathrooms each with a bath and separate shower and private patios. They

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Type: Guest House
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Reviews: 181 reviews

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Note : Rates for 2018, R550 pp sharing pn including a full English Breakfast
R750 per single person pn including a Full English Breakfast
R30.00 p pet Per Night - No Meals
Dinner must be booked prior to arrival at least 12 hours prior

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chris slade
September 2019
The hospitality of Mike & Anneline
sandra koen
December 2018
Excellent hosts, helped us unload, received us with a ‘soetwyntjie’ and made us feel very welcome.Rooms very comfotable, spacious and attention paid to small luxuries, such as good quality white linen and towels, 2-ply toiletpaper🤗 really nice shampoo, lotion etc.Thank you for an excellent stay
lisa moyers
September 2018
Perfect stopover with your pet, huge gated courtyard for them to roam in freely. Room was good, good restaurant 50m down the road, delicious breakfast, welcomed on arrival in the evening with sherry after our long drive, friendly host! Only downside was the sheets in the king bed had dust and sand between them (not sure why) but the sheets in the two singles were spotless and we slept in those... Read more
sandra pienaar
August 2018
The historic ambiance and warmth of hosts were impressive! Food was great. Spacious characterful rooms with thickest walls ever seen.
rebecca marten
July 2018
We arrived at the Barracks and where received with such warmth and good food. The bedrooms are lovely and the breakfast fabulous. We highly recommend the Barracks.


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • AA Superior
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The Barracks is 0.8km from the centre of Colesberg , the nearest airport 216.1km (Kimberley Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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