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Fountain Baths Guest Cottages- Barberton / Mpumalanga

B&B + S/C Accommodation
standard accommodation self-catering television mini bar good views swimming pool
conference facilities bird watching credit cards accepted
Nestling at the very foot of the Makhonjwa Mountains in the mining town of Barberton you will find the quiet and tranquil Fountain Baths Guest Cottages. Built in 1884 as a bathhouse for the Gold Diggers, it is the site of the oldest swimming pool in the old Transvaal. Today it has a quiet and lush garden, making it a birders paradise, vervet monkeys, bush babies and porcupines are regular visitors. Part of the oldest rock formation in the world can be seen on the property, a real piece of geological interest.

Accommodation: 6 cottages, all with ensuite baths/showers. All are self-contained with their own entrances into the garden. 4 are self-catering but all have tea/coffee facilities. The cottages sleep from 2-4 people. Total 20 persons. We can cater for small conferences. English Breakfast is available. Dinner by prior arrangement.

Walking distance from the town Barberton with the Museum next door. Hiking, 4x4 trails, quad bike rides, and horse riding are close by. Gold Mine tours and Gold Panning can be arranged at the Tourist Information Center. Fountain Baths is 70km from the Kruger Park, 40km from the Swazi Border Post. Nelspruit is 35 mins away and Pretoria about 3hrs.

Rates: R200 per person sharing. R240 single.
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Sue Hicks
48, Pilgrim Street, Barberton, South Africa
++27 (0)13 7122707
Fountain Baths

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