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The Ibis Lounge

304km from Port Elizabeth
409km from Bloemfontein
Three luxury suites adjoining a restaurant in the village - in Nieu-Bethesda

Rate Guide

From R400 nightly per person, depending on number of guests and unit.

Budget Getaways Review

Need a reason to linger longer in Nieu-Bethesda? The Ibis Lounge is it.

There's a choice of three very nicely decorated B&B rooms; Karoo Room, Amore Room and the Happy Room

Ideal for couples, all three come with en-suite bathrooms, DSTV and tea and coffee.

For summer there's a much needed swimming pool - with towels provided. Close by is a large stoep with firepit - perfect venue to cozy up with loved one and soak up those starry nights.  

No need to cart in the groceries - The Ibis Lounge is open for meals seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm, with a diverse menu that includes burgers, pitas, steaks, pasta and curry. A variety of coffees are served, and all baked goods are created on the premises. A roast is served up on Sundays. 

And then there's the The Ibis Lounge shop, where you'll find a range of fresh and stylish SA-sourced items with a Karoo theme - windmills, donkeys, barbed wire and owls. 

Ranking among Nieu-Bethesda's slicker options, this is a great stopover for couples and small families looking for that extra level of comfort.

Quick Facts

S 31°52'06''
E 24°33'15''
Restaurant on site
artist retreat, birdwatching, mountain biking, museums & galleries, restaurants, stargazing, swimming, walking
Guest Reviews

"The Ibis a Lounge has everything that a visit to Nieu Bethesda needs - great location, a little restaurant for lovely homemade breakfasts, a pool and the warm hospitality of the owner Terry. The Karoo Room opens onto the pool of high makes it the pick of the rooms. Thanks for making our wedding stay such fun."

"The room is well-appointed  and clean. The bed the best this holiday, warm comfy and cosy with quality linen. The bathroom was great and clean.The hostess was very thoughtful and ensured the room was warmed. The curtain in the happy room did not provide quite enough privacy when the room lights were on. Breakfast was very slow. But over all a good experience. "

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The Ibis Lounge, Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape
GPS: S -31.8684   E 24.5541
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