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Overnight accommodation in our elegant historic Cape Georgian Homestead halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg

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Historic Coniston House was built in 1835 by Thomas Plewman, an 1820 settler and has remained in the family to this day.

Coniston House was the venue for a meeting between President Paul Kruger of the Transvaal Republic and the British Government in 1894. It was also used as a hospital by the Boer forces during their occupation of the district during the Anglo-Boer War.

Furnished with antiques and family heirlooms.

Comfortable en-suite bedrooms and secure lock-up parking.

English breakfasts, served in front of a
blazing wood fire in winter.


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
4.0 of 5 stars
Based on 13 traveller reviews
TripAdvisor Ranking #9 of 22 B&Bs in Colesberg
Most Recent Traveller Reviews
  • 4 Dec 2014: “The best place to stay in Colesberg”
  • 29 Nov 2014: “Refreshing over night stay...”
  • 26 Nov 2014: “Great stay at Coniston”
  • 31 Aug 2014: “Hot water bottles say it all..!”
  • 23 Jul 2014: “Guesthouse with ambience and charme”
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