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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Wonderful hospitality, lovely rooms - not only did we love our stay, the 2 dogs were welcomed too! Loved the old building. Walking distance to supper and had a beautiful bfast. Will come stay here again any time!

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Thank Lindie N
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly People, excellent service. This was my Matric Holiday trip and we ran late, the owners of The Barrack phoned my mom to confirm that We were still ok. They even phoned my parents to confirm that we arrived and we were all in one piece. This is something we dont know in JHB, these people were concerned about is...

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Thank Heidi L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our first visit to the Barracks. Colesberg is a nice little town and the hotel is in a quiet street with off street parking. Mike and Anneline are great hosts and very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. We stayed in the family room which is large enough for 3 or 4 to share comfortably. There's a...

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Thank Anton H
Winterton
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay at the Barracks. Great hosts, very close to good restaurants, lovely rooms and really good breakfast! We would definitely recommend the Barracks to friends and family and hopefully we'll be back soon :)

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Thank sophiaw990
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed over between Swaziland & Betty's Bay. Mark was very welcoming and assisted to get our cats settled. Very spacious rooms and comfortable furnishings. They even made us a packed breakfast when they heard we want to leave early morning! Very friendly. Will definately re-visit

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Thank Rafiki50
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the night en route from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth. Lovely accommodation and fantastic furnishings appropriate to its origins when it was used as a barracks for the military during the Anglo-Boer war. As we pulled up, Mike was there to assist us with our luggage. He gave us a tour of the premises and we settled down to enjoy...

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Thank Aubrey C
Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Efficient friendly and helpful. From the Feist phone call booking, to our arrival we were taken care of and felt welcome. The meals were delicious and thoughtfully prepared and presented. Very hassle free.

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Thank traceyo228
Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the barracks with our animals was awesome. Comfortable with a lovely meal and a delicious breakfast. Definitely worth the stayover. My animals where relaxed and comfortable within minutes and had a great sleep all round for everybody.

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Thank Pamela A
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Homey and comfortable Karoo style guest house. Very welcoming host who goes out to please. Great dinner and breakfast. A place with character and I would highly recommend for your sleep over on the long haul between jhb and ct

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Thank 360muriels
Pretoria
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly service, delicious homemade dinner and breakfast, neat and comfortable rooms which walk out onto a quaint patio adorned with lush vines. A large bath, aircon, selection of tea's/coffee/rusks and DSTV makes the rooms extra comfy. Overall, a lovely place to stay!

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Barracks

Address: 15 17 d'Urban Row, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Colesberg
Price Range: €56 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barracks 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All the rooms have a little courtyard and own bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles lizcas2014, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pet friendly”
 of 5 bubbles PietieCapeTown, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all very well and are nicely decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles Landidusty, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the old Colonels room. A lovely big room with a private courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles alicecN9650EV, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All very quiet and a homely atmosphere. Rooms have airconditioning and are self catering but meals are available.”
 of 5 bubbles marilynt778, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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