Welcome to The Old Watchmakers Guesthouse & Bistro

The Old Watchmakers Guesthouse and Bistro is situated in the little town of Bethulie in the Free State, South Africa. Lovely accommodation and delicious meals are offered at reasonable prices in true South African hospitality . The area is rich in South African history and a must-visit for both international and local visitors alike. Ideal for a few days away, Watchmaker’s is a journey back in time that will leave you feeling rested and ready for the future.

Town Info & History

Bethulie is centrally situated in South Africa which makes it the perfect to place to stop and catch one’s breath on those long cross country drives.

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Things to see and do

Hennie Steyn Bridge (or locally just known as the Bethulie Bridge) which is the longest combined road and rail bridge in the country at 1.2km.

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Old Watchmakers is an Afristay Valued Member