The Homestead is a 26-bedroomed guest lodge with a home-away-from-home atmosphere, situated in the quiet sanctuary of Geluksburg/Bergville in the Drakensberg. Our family-run guest house aims to give you value for your money at affordable prices. It is nestled at the bottom of the Middledale Pass and is a tranquil hideaway, enabling you to escape from the stress and hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Staying here allows you to experience peace and solitude in the Drakensberg Mountains. We have tastefully furnished standard en-suite double rooms and family rooms which is two bedrooms that share a bathroom. There are also air-conditioned deluxe rooms and an air-conditioned honeymoon suite with a four poster bed, double shower and spa bath for two. Buffet style meals with plenty of fresh produce are served in a comfortable dining room.
Good company and friendships are made in our cosy Scottish pub, The Tam o' Shanter. There is a lapa braai (barbecue) area which is situated next to the swimming pool and the grounds are safe for the children to play in. We also have conference facilities, ideal for business conferences, functions and private weddings. We are centrally located halfway between Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Durban and we're the perfect venue to host a successful event between all three major towns. Groups of 120 people can be catered for and there is a gazebo which can be decorated with drapes for a wedding ceremony which seats approximately 125 people.
For entertainment there is a DTSV-equipped communal lounge, swimming pool, games room, a pool table and a 9-pin Skittle alley and for the more energetic. For those health-conscious guests, there is a gym and sauna. Various activities are available in the surrounding areas and you will find entertainment for the whole family, including arts and craft centres, the Drakensberg Boy's Choir School, golf courses, horse riding, fishing, hiking trails, 4x4 and Mountain biking trails, bird watching and you could participate in many action adventures such as quad biking, paint ball shooting, zip lines, canopy tours and much more.
We're situated in a unique and very beautiful area with stunning scenic views and energetic or relaxing mountain walks. So come and experience something different with us.