Artists' Colony

Snuggled in the historic heart of Smithfield is a quaint, cosy, colourful Karoo-style guesthouse with the character and charm of 160 years of South African Platteland heritage. It is ideally situated on the friendly N6 and a welcome halfway stop from anywhere in South Africa.


4 en-suite double rooms with private entrance, each with its own quirky style and eclectic décor. Enjoy modern comforts in a historic setting.

Room Rates

Competitive rates on application. Price Includes breakfast. Evening meals by arrangement.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite with Shower
  • Fans and Heaters
  • Electric blankets
  • Hair-dryer
  • Fridge in room
  • Tea & Coffee facilities
  • Secure off roadparking
  • Pets by arrangement
  • Tourist info available


  • Close to local restaurants
  • Lawn Bowls Club
  • Tennis Club
  • 9-hole Golf Course
  • Walks / Hikes
  • Mountain Biking
  • Birding and Game Viewing
  • Exciting art and craft route


  • Three Star Grading T.G.C.S.A.
  • AA - Highly Recommended Award (Heritage Accommodation)
  • National Monument

Payment Facilities

  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Internet banking

Contact information

Robert & Susan Jewell
Postal Address: 

PO Box 242

051 683 1138


3 Church Street
9966 Smithfield , Free State
South Africa
30° 12' 41.3964" S, 26° 31' 57.1728" E
Free State ZA

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