• 6 Schoeman Street, De Rust, 6651
  • +27 (60) 500 2657

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Kabbelrus offer tranquility, peace of mind and a beautiful scenery!

About Us

Kabbelrus is a 116 year old beautifully restored Victorian establishment dating back two centuries. It is situated in the picturesque village of De Rust, at the foothills of the majestic Swartberg Mountain & at the entrance of Meiringspoort – the gateway to the Great Karoo.

There is a splash pool & green grass for relaxation. Restaurants & novelty shops are within walking distance & tourists have a choice of different walks in & around the village. One of the many attractions around De Rust is the world famous Cango Caves (35km) & the other the majestic Meiringspoort (2km).

This quaint little town also forms part of the Route 62 that meanders from Cape Town through the wine valleys, Klein Karoo, Langkloof & beaches of Jeffreys Bay, Port Elizabeth & Addo National Park.


Comfortably furnished cottage sleeping two adults (one queen bed). The cottage features an en-suite bathroom, lounge and kitchenette area for self-catering and a private patio overlooking the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The Cottage is equipped with an air conditioner.

PLEASE NOTE: No Smoking in Rooms - no children allowed.



Double room with double bed and en-suite bathroom facilities, the bath is build into the ground (level with the floor) if you have any physical challenges please make sure that you will be able to get in and out of the bath. Air conditioning.

FACILITIES INCLUDES: Tea and Coffee Facilities and a view of the Garden.

PLEASE NOTE: Rooms only – no kitchen facility – washing up only - no smoking in rooms.


Sunbird 1 & 2

Two-bedroom family unit with one double and two single beds.
En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning and a view of the Garden

FACILITIES INCLUDE: Tea and Coffee Facilities

PLEASE NOTE: Rooms only – no kitchen facility – washing up only. Sunbird 2 can only be taken with Sunbird 1 - No Smoking in Rooms.



The Houtkapper Self Catering Cottage consists of 3 Bedrooms, an open plan fully equipped kitchen / lounge area. En-suite bathroom in main room. The main bedroom has a Queen size bed. The second bedroom has a Double bed. 3rd Bedroom consists of 2 bunker beds and 1 single bed (sleeps 5)
Houtkapper can accommodate 9 guests.

FACILITIES INCLUDED: Fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge and coffee facilities and a braai area on the outside.

PLEASE NOTE: No Smoking in Rooms.



Visvanger Self Caterting Cottage is a 2 bedroomed cottage - the main bedroom has a en-suite bathroom. The second room consists of two ¾ beds and a separate bathroom with a shower.

FACILITIES INCLUDES: An open plan fully equipped kitchen / lounge are with gas stove / fridge and coffee facilities and a braai area on the outside.

PLEASE NOTE: No Smoking in the Cottage.


Prins Rus

Prins Rus can accommodate 6 guests it consists of 2 bedrooms – bedroom 1 does has a king size bed with a sleeping couch in the room with its own en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower and lots of space each room does have it’s own exit door to the big porch. Bedroom 2 consists of a double bed and a single bed and also have it’s own en-suit bathroom with bath and shower. No Smoking in Rooms.

FACILITIES INCLUDES: Fully equipped kitchen / lounge area, gas stove, deep freeze and normal freezer - with TV and Prepaid DSTV (arrange with Manager to be switched on). Braai area on the outside as well as parking for your vehicle. Prins Rus is a fully equipped house.