Bloemfontein City Accommodation

Grateful Guest House in Bloemfontein now offers several accommodation options in Bloemfontein under the banner of  Bloemfontein City Accommodation.

Welcome to Grateful Guest House and Bloemfontein City Accommodation.
We are able to accommodate visitors to Bloemfontein (Mangaung) in a variety of accommodation options. We can help budget visitors in
affordable backpackers, hostels or overnight rooms, and we can assist guests looking for a better standard in self catering units, bed and breakfast, game lodge or hotel accommodation.



Basic Accommodation:

Sports Teams:
We can offer accommodation to different sport teams, like Tennis, Rugby, Netbal, Soccer, Hockey, Badminton, etc. for groups from 5 to 100 or more. Accommodation ranges from Hostel, Backpackers or Overnight Accommodation to Self Catering or all Meals included. Prices for accommodation range from R140pp, depending on dates, group size and supplier used. Venue for your next sporting event, can also be booked.

School Groups:
Need to overnight in Bloemfontein or would like to stay a couple of days and explore Bloemfontein, let us assist you in booking accommodation or activities for your School Group.
Accommodation ranges from Hostel, Backpackers or Overnight Accommodation to Self Catering or all Meals included. Prices for accommodation range from R140pp, depending on dates, group size and supplier used.

Church and Youth Groups:
Do you need to overnight in Bloemfontein or do you require accommodation for your annual Church meeting in Bloemfontein, like the CRC Dream Week Conference or New Covenant Conference. We can assist your Church or Youth Group with this as well. Prices range from Single R230pp, Twin R165pp to Groups R140pp.

Camps:
School Camps, Church Camps, Youth Camps, Sports Camps, Family Reunions. We can assist you in planning and booking
accommodation, venue, meals and activities for your next Camp in and around Bloemfontein. Prices for accommodation range from R95pp no bedding to options with bedding from R140pp, depending on dates, group size and supplier used.

Backpackers:
Need to overnight in Bloemfontein or would like to stay a couple of days and explore Bloemfontein, let us assist you in booking accommodation or activities for yourself or Group of family or friends. Prices range from Single R230pp, Twin R165pp to Groups from R140pp depending on dates, group size and supplier used.

Construction Crew:
Short, medium or long stay. We can assist your crew with basic accommodation.
Prices range from Single R230pp, Twin R165pp to Groups from R125pp depending on dates, group size and supplier used.

Contractors:
We can assist shop fitters, electricians, concrete flooring contractors, tiling staff, etc. with short, medium or long stay. Basic overnight, self catering or accommodation offering meals can be booked.
Prices range from Single R230pp, Twin R165pp to Groups from R125pp depending on dates, group size and supplier used.

Staff or Sales Teams:
Need to Overnight or do some work in Bloemfontein.
We can assist with Basic overnight accommodation, self catering or accommodation offering different meals options. Prices range from Single R230pp, Twin R165pp to Groups from R125pp depending on dates, group size and supplier used.

Contact us to book Basic Accommodation

 

 


Most of our accommodation units have the following as standard per guest: Winter Duvet, 2 Pillows, Towel, Tea / Coffee Station, Hot & Cold water, Shower Bathroom per Unit, Electricity, Private entrance. Some of our accommodation units were originally part of the old farm house, store-rooms, workshops, stable and laborers cottage (Stable and Cottage Under Renovation), Some of these rooms / units still retain old doors windows, floors, beams etc, from a bygone era. For now we have chosen to keep the units similar to how they were many years ago. Besides the rooms / units, we also have large lawns for camping grounds where we've had campers pitch their tents, and caravans park. All our accommodation options are not of the same level of comfort, so please enquire before booking.
PLEASE NOTE: Grateful Estate is small 4.2Ha farm and therefore does not offer a city guest house or hotel experience, but rather a guest farm atmosphere close to the city centre.

Meals:
Breakfast:
We have a self-cater breakfast available for R35pp. This includes: Yogurt, Fruit, Muesli / Cereal, Bread, Spreads, Tea / Coffee and Milk. Please book meals and pay before arrival date.
Refreshments: Under Construction
Lunch & Dinner: Spitbraai / BBQ: Please enquire at least 1 month before your event.

Events:  Family BBQ's  |  Year-End Functions  |  Weddings
We have been privileged to host several small events on our premises: Formal Birthday Dinner, Spitbraai, Family Braai, small  Year-End BBQ. 

Activities: Walks, Swimming, Stargazing, Camp Fire,

Nearby: Paintball, Archery, Stables, Wild Cat Experience, Game Drive, Fishing (Krugersdrift Dam), Shopping, Stadium.

Booking Agency: We also run a nationwide booking agency on the premises that specializes in group accommodation, contractors accommodation, short, medium and long-term accommodation. We also help schools, sport teams, companies arrange bus and train tours etc. Book your next accommodation, car hire, flight, bus or train ticket here: www.JoMelGroup.com


Most of our accommodation options are close to the N1, Bloemfontein City Centre (CBD), Free State Stadium Complex, University Free State (UFS), Central University of Technology (CUT), Universitas Hospital, National Hospital, Medi-Clinic, Mimosa Mall, Lochlogan Waterfront Mall, Grey College, Eunice Girls School, Saint Andrews, Saint Michaels, Theatres and Historical Sites.

Backpackers Hostels

 

Basic:

  • Backpacker Groups
  • Hiking Groups
  • Sports Teams
  • Contractors
  • School / Church Camps
  • Open plan: 2x Single Beds & 1x Bunk Bed – sleeps 4 Guests.
  • Bedding: Bedding is Semi-Luxury with percale duvets, 2 pillows, 2 sheets, blankets and towels.
  • Facilities: Tea & Coffee facilities, TV with SABC 1, 2, 3 & eTV.
  • Bathroom: Shower, Toilet and Wash Basin.
  • Rates: R220 Single; R150 Sharing; R150 Three; R140 Four Guests per night.

BACKPACKERS UNIT:   Sleeps 4 Guests

  • Situated: In the Farm Yard
  • Open plan: Very basic Unit with 2x Bunk Beds – sleeps 4 Guests.
  • Bedding:  Bedding is Standard with percale duvets, 2 pillows, sheets, and towels. Please bring your own Blanket if needed.
  • Facilities: Tea & Coffee facilities, TV with SABC 1, 2, 3 & eTV.
  • Bathroom: Shower, Toilet and Wash Basin
  • Rates: R180 Single; R140 Sharing; R140 Three; R135 Four Guests per night.

OUTDOOR FACILITIES:

  • Communal Braai Facilities / Camp Fire / BBQ Area available
  • Communal Swimming Pool
  • Off-Street Parking for cars, trucks, trailers and other vehicles.

MEALS:

  • Breakfast: Self-catering breakfast at R35pp (Corn Flakes / Muesli, Yogurt, Sliced Bread / Toast, Spreads, Fruit, Tea / Coffee / Milk)
  • Please book and pay before arrival.

How to Book:

1.        You can select the "Book Now Online" button below and book immediately by making a secure Credit Card payment online or an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

2.        Alternatively you can contact us directly by selecting the "Contact Us" button and completing the form.

What we offer:

Accommodation:  (Total of 20 Guests in Units)
2 Bedroom Self Catering Unit: Sleeps 6-8 Guests
Small Self Catering Unit: Sleeps 5 Guests
Overnight Unit: Sleeps 4 Guests
Backpackers Unit: Sleeps 4 Guests

(see Self Catering or Backpackers)

Indoor Facilities:
All our accommodation includes linen (fitted & flat sheets, duvets, pillows, towels), tea / coffee facilities, hot & cold water, TV with SABC1, 2, 3 & eTV. (Camp, Campsite & Construction Accommodation only includes Hot & Cold Water, Some hot water is supplied by a hot-water donkey heated by fire, wood supplied)

Outdoor Facilities:
Braai (BBQ) Areas:
(Wood for Sale: R20 Small Bag / R50 Big Bag)
Camp Fire Areas: (Wood for Sale: R50 per large bag of firewood)
Awimming Pool: We have a communal Swimming Pool to share between residents and guests. (No Lifeguards - Swim at own Risk)

Parking: There is plenty of off-street parking available for cars, trucks, buses and trailers, but please make arrangement with us if you plan on bringing more than one vehicle, or if you need parking for large vehicles or trailers.
Pets:
Only pets on leashes are welcome on the premises, but please book well before arrival (R10-20 per pet per night)
(Please Note: We have many residents, guests and animals on the property. Please book in before taking pets out of your vehicle)


Meals:
Breakfast: We currently only offer a Self-Help Breakfast. (Please book and pay before arrival)

Self Catering Units that can be booked:

LARGE SELF CATERING UNIT:   Sleeps 6-8 Guests

  • Situated: At the Swimming Pool.
  • Room 1: Private, 1x Bunk Bed & 2x Single Beds – sleeps 4 Guests.
  • Room 2: Private, Queen Bed – sleeps 2 Guests.
  • TV Room: The TV room has cane chairs, and a TV with SABC 1, 2, 3 & eTV. This can also be used as an extra bedroom if arranged before arrival.
  • Kitchenette: The small kitchen area has a fridge / freezer, microwave oven, 2-plate stove with small oven, toaster, kettle, cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils, pots and a pan.
  • Bedding: Bedding is Semi-Luxury with percale duvets, 2 pillows, 2 sheets, blankets and towels.
  • Bathroom 1: Bath with hand-shower, Toilet, Wash Basin.
  • Bathroom 2: Shower and Wash Basin.
  • Rates: R350 Single; R250 Sharing; R195 Three; R175 Four; R150 Five or more Guests per night.

SMALL SELF CATERING UNIT:   Sleeps 5 Guests

  • Situated: In the Farm Yard.
  • Open plan: 3x Single Beds & 1x Bunk Bed – sleeps 5 Guests.
  • Basic Self Catering: Microwave, Fridge, Toaster, Kettle, Cutlery & Crockery.
  • Bedding: Bedding is Semi-Luxury with percale duvets, 2 pillows, 2 sheets, blankets and towels.
  • Facilities: TV with SABC 1, 2, 3 & eTV.
  • Bathroom: Shower, Toilet and Wash Basin.
  • Rates: R245 Single; R170 Sharing; R150 Three or Four; R140 Five Guests per night.

How to Book:

1.        You can select the "Book Now Online" button below and book immediately by making a secure Credit Card payment online or an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

2.        Alternatively you can contact us directly by selecting the "Contact Us" button and completing the form.

Our Backpackers Accommodation caters to local and international guests who are backpacking (hiking or touring) through the Free-State or South Africa. We also welcome travellers looking for affordable, budget, basic or overnight accommodation. Families, couples, groups, sport teams, school groups, hikers, tour groups, missionaries and volunteers find our accommodations refreshing, friendly and peaceful.

 

Other Bloemfontein Accommodation:

Don't look any further... We offer up market accommodation in Luxury Guest Houses, Hotels, Safari Lodges and Resorts in and around Bloemfontein, meaning you don't need to email or call hundreds of places to secure your accommodation. You can select the "Book Online" button below and book by making a secure credit card payment online, or you can "Contact Us" to find and secure any accommodation in Bloemfontein or Surrounding Areas.


Nearby Towns:
Brandfort
Boshof
Reddersburg
Thaba Nchu
Tweespruit
Dewetsdorp
Dealesville
Botshabelo
Petrusburg
Florisbad




To Do:
Restaurants
Shopping
Malls
Movies
Schools
Stadiums
Venues

Bloemfontein Accommodation Close to:

Close to the N1
Close to Grey College
Close to Eunice
Close to the Stadium
Close to UFS (University Free State)
Close to CUT (Central University of Technology
Close to SMS (Saint Michaels Girl School)
Close to Saints (Saint Andrews Boys School)
Close to Bloemfontein City Centre

Accommodation close to the N1, Bloemfontein City Centre (CBD), Bloemfontein Stadium, Free State Stadium Complex, University Free State (UFS), Central University of Technology (CUT), Universitas Hospital, National Hospital, Medi-Clinic Hospitral, Life Rosepark Hospital, Mimosa Mall, Lochlogan Waterfront Mall, Grey College, Eunice, Saint Andrews, Saint Michaels, Oranje Meisies Skool, Theatres and Historical Sites.

 

 

 

Bloemfontein is also called Blomfontein, Bloemfountain, Bloemfontien, Bloem, Bloemies, Flowerfountain, Rosestad, City of Roses, Conference City,
Mangaung Metropol (The Sotho name meaning: Place of the Cheetah)

 

WEATHER:
Sep-May: Cool
to very hot. (0C to 38C)
May-Sep: Very Cold to warm. (-5C to 25C)
Cloud: +/-335 days of sunshine p.a.
Rain: Drizzle to Thundershowers
Wind: Breeze to strong gusts