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Upington is situated along the banks of the mighty Gariep (or Orange) River, South Africa’s longest river and the natural border between the country’s northern neighbours. When viewed from above, Upington is encircled by a large fertile green strip that runs the length of the river... read more

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51 Guest Houses in Upington. Enter dates to see full pricing and availability:

Rooipan Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Cottages, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Rooipan Guest House is located on the R360, halfway between Upington and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, offering a...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
DSTV
Braai Area
WiFi
TV

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R800

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Just B Guesthouse

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

This beautiful guest house is set in a quiet neighborhood and offers warm hospitality, luxurious comfort, and profess...

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DSTV
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R350.0

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Le Must Residence

Guest Houses in Upington

The beautiful, riverfront guest house comprises 11 rooms that vary in size. All are individually decorated with comfo...

Braai Area
Aircon
TV
WiFi
DSTV
Conference Facility
Laundry facilities

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R870.0

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Browns Manor

Guest Houses in Upington

Browns Manor is situated as you enter Upington from the Olifantshoek Road on the N14. From a distance you can see the...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
DSTV
Braai Area
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Aircon

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R750.0

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River Place Manor

Guest Houses in Upington

Rooms are new modern contemporary furnished, All rooms have their own entrance and patio with braai facilities, full ...

Braai Area
Aircon
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R1360.0

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Silver Bull Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Silver Bull B&B is a beautifully decorated Bed & Breakfast located in Upington, Northern Cape. This Bed & Breakfast a...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Aircon

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R600

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Green Kalahari Guesthouse

Guest Houses in Upington

Green Kalahari Guesthouse is located in Blydeville, Upington. This guest house has been recently renovated and now of...

Parking on Premises
WiFi
Aircon

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R780

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Kalahari Lion's Rest

Guest Houses in Upington

Welcome to our Guest Lodge, located in the heart of the Kalahari, right beside the Orange River. Our Guest Lodge inco...

WiFi
DSTV
TV

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R747.0

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Airport Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Airport Bed and Breakfast is a comfortable, luxury accommodation located in Upington, only minutes away from the airp...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV

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R625

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Moonriver Guest House

Guest Houses in Upington

For luxury accommodation out of this world we proudly give you Moonriver Guesthouse in Upington located on the romant...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Internet access
Braai Area
Conference Facility
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV
Jacuzzi
Bar
Pet Friendly
DSTV

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R567.0

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Aqua Viva

Guest Houses in Upington

Aqua Viva is situated in the centre of town, it is on a large property and surrounded by gardens.

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R690.0

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The Dairy BnB & Adventures

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Guest Lodge in Upington

The B&B is located on a quiet farm, Surrounded by the beautiful karoo landscape.

The Dairy BnB & Adventures is loc...

Parking on Premises
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R750

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A Chateau de Lux Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Chateau Guest House welcomes you to the only castle in Upington. 10 Luxurious, en suite accommodation each room with ...

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TV
Braai Area
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R450

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Abbiamo Guesthouse

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Abbiamo Guest House offers charming and stylish accommodation, situated in Keidebees, an upmarket area of Upington. A...

Braai Area
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Aircon

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R600

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Alimento Guest House

Guest Houses in Upington

Alimento Guest House is located in the quiet town of Upington. It is the oasis to this otherwise hot and dry area. Th...

Braai Area
WiFi
Parking on Premises
TV

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R650

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Das Dunen

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Das Dunen provides luxurious overnight accommodation in Upington, that will take your B&B experience to a new level.
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Swimming Pool
WiFi
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility
TV
Wheelchair Friendly
Aircon

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R650

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Werda Guest House

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Werda Guesthouse offers comfortable accommodation situated in Upington, close to various shops and restaurants.

Th...

Braai Area
Aircon
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DSTV

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R500

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28 North West B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

28° North West is a charming Tuscan style guesthouse set in the Eastern suburbs on the way to the Kgaglagadi Tansfron...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
TV
Braai Area
WiFi
Wheelchair Friendly
DSTV

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R650

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Aritas Rest

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Aritas Rest offers stylish and private accommodation in the tranquility of a garden atmosphere. Here the weary travel...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV

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R750

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Fish Eagles Nest

Guest Houses in Upington

Come and enjoy the sweet seclusion and relaxing atmosphere found at the Fish Eagles Nest.

Offering two semi self-c...

Braai Area
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Gym
TV

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R550

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Villa Borghesi

Guest Houses in Upington

Villa Borghesi is located in Upington and is within walking distance to the town and set close to the mighty Orange R...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Aircon

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R450

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Kalahari Guest House & Farmstall

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

AA highly recommended, our luxurious guest house is an oasis of tranquility ensuring you an unforgettable stay. In co...

Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Parking on Premises

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R100

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MultiPro Manor

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Luxury self-catering units in Upington.

Are you looking for comfortable accommodation in Upington or are you plan...

Braai Area
WiFi
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV

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R700

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Olive Tree B&B

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

Olive Tree B&B is situated close to the Kalahari Mall and Upington International Airport.

Olive Tree B&B compris...

Swimming Pool
Aircon
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R650

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Azalea Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Azalea Guest House is situated on the main route and therefore easy to find. It is a self-catering, comfortable guest...

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R550

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BeMyGuest

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Upington

BeMyGuest, presented by Upington Accommodation, is an Upington guesthouse, situated a mere 5 minute drive from the ci...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Aircon
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R590

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Bet-El Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

We are located within walking distance from MediClinic Hospital and about 3km from the cbd.

Secure on-site parkin...

Swimming Pool
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WiFi
Braai Area
Wheelchair Friendly
TV

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R600

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Border Close Guest House

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Border close offers an ideal stopover for guests, with its charming guest rooms and facilities.

Border Close Guest...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
DSTV
Braai Area
Conference Facility
TV
Parking on Premises
Aircon

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R750

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Tarentaalrand Gastehuis

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Tarantaalrand Guesthouse is located in a tranquil area close to the city centre in Upington, a welcoming stopover for...

Swimming Pool
DSTV
TV

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R600

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Tramonto Lodge

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Upington

Wilhma, Laetitia and Lawrence invite all holiday makers, wanting an overnight oasis after a tiring drive through the ...

Swimming Pool
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DSTV
Braai Area
Aircon

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R600

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More info about Upington

Upington is situated along the banks of the mighty Gariep (or Orange) River, South Africa’s longest river and the natural border between the country’s northern neighbours. When viewed from above, Upington is encircled by a large fertile green strip that runs the length of the river and what has become known as the Green Kalahari.

The area around Upington was first settled in 1870 as a mission station but during this period it was also used as a stronghold by bandits, river pirates and deserters. By 1884 the riffraff had been sent packing and the settlement had grown into a formal town, named after a Prime Minister of the Cape Colony.

Upington is best known for the sweet table grapes grown here, along with dates and a small but thriving wine industry. The town is close to the impressive Augrabies Falls and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, an enormous game reserve shared between South Africa and Botswana.

 

Top 8 reasons to visit Upington

1. Stop in at the Kalahari-Oranje Museum, housed in the old mission church, to learn more of the town’s fascinating history. The bronze donkey at the entrance is a tribute to the animal that had such a major effect on 19th century industry and agriculture.

2. Take a sundown riverboat cruise on Sakkie se Arkie. Look out for the majestic fish eagle as the sun sets over the Gariep River. Snacks and beverages are served on the boat during the 90 minute cruise.

3. The picturesque Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate outside of town offers a distillery and cellar tour and tastings of the estate’s wines, pot-still brandies and aromatic liqueurs. The estate is a popular wedding venue.

4. Find out what makes Upington tick by taking a walk through the town to engage with the friendly locals, sample the home-grown food, stock up on deciduous fruit and dates, and cross the 1km bridge over the river to appreciate the magnitude of this vast body of water.

5. The Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort welcomes over 18s to drop some cash at the casino in the hope of winning a jackpot. Mini golf, arcade games and restaurant on the premises.

6. Visit the Augrabies Falls National Park to see the colossal waterfall, at its most spectacular during the rainy season. The word Augrabies is Khoi for ‘the place of great noise’, apt for the sound of boundless volumes of water cascading down a 56m sheer rock cliff.

7. The biggest event on the Upington calendar is the !naba Food and Wine Festival.!naba is the Nama word for a truffle found in the Kalahari area. The annual festival attracts most of the big players in the wine and spirits industry as well as craft brewers, top chefs and a host of entertainment.

8. Travel to the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, the South African section of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, for an opportunity to see the regal gemsbok antelope standing starkly vivid against the red dunes, and the black-maned lion resting under a lone tree.

 

Transport

Upington has its own airport for flights to and from Cape Town and Johannesburg. Car rentals are available at the airport, otherwise order a vehicle online. Taxi services operate in the town, as do shuttle and tour operators, however, a hired car is the best option and a 4x4 vehicle the most practical for those wanting to experience the game farms around Upington.

 

Did you know?

The town’s most famous citizen is Kalahari frontiersman Scotty Smith, a highwayman, gun runner and horse thief who was regarded as South Africa’s version of Robin Hood for his assisting of many a destitute person, mostly women. After clearing up his act, he moved to Upington where he died at age 73 during the 1919 flu epidemic.

The hot dry summers and plenty of water in Upington are the ideal conditions for sweet table grapes. In addition, the winter months are sunny which makes for easy growing of date palms on the desert fringes.

One of Upington Airport’s three runways is 4900m in length, perfectly capable of landing any of NASAs future space travel vessels.

About Guest Houses

For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.