Mon-Aé Guest House (Built in 1906)
A unique overnight experience!
The Mon-Aé Guest House is situated in the historic small town of
Volksrust at the foot of the well-known "Mountain of the doves", Amajuba.
Surrounded by mountains, rolling green hills and clear blue skies, the
crisp clean air lends it a perfect place for the weary soul to breath.
Centrally located, the Mon-Aé Guest House is within walking distance
from the primary school, high school, shops and churches. It is on the
Kwazulu Natal border, and near the Free State border. Majuba power
station is 35km away. Newcastle, with modern shopping facilities,
cinemas and an excellent private hospital is 55km away via Laingsnek
pass. Wakkerstroom, boasting with one of the most unique wetlands with
breathtaking bird watching, is 10 minutes away on route to Sodwana and
This beautiful old house, full of character, has the original oregan
pine floors, wooden window frames and doors, steel ceilings, marble
fireplaces and antique baths in some of the rooms. In the 1940s Sister
van Tonder, a well-known midwife lived here and delivered many babies in
Facility consists of the following:
7 Deluxe en-suite rooms
10 En-suite rooms
2 Rooms sharing a bathroom
Main lounge with DSTV
2 Extra lounges with TV
All bedrooms with TV's
Secure parking (electrical gates and well lit at night)
Delightful gardens and shady verandas to relax on.
Braai facilities and gift shop.
We are proud of our hearty, tasteful breakfast, which we start out with
fresh fruit, and follow with a warm full course South African feast!
Light evening meals on request.
Battle of Majuba (February 1881) - Boers drove Gen. Colley and his men
mountain, forcing the British to negotiate peace.
O'Neill's cottage - makeshift hospital for British soldiers.
Battle of Allemansnek (10 June 1900)- British forces broke through
Memorials: British soldier's, concentration camp.
Private museum on nearby farm.
Information on things to do:
Battlefield route, historical sites
Arrangements can be made for organized guided 2 - 3 day trips for
Airport transfers can be arranged.
Places to eat:
Privately owned restaurants
The owners and personnel of Mon-Aé Guest house look forward to being of
service to you or your company. Our vision is to deliver excellence! We
pride ourselves on creating accommodation that is exceptionally clean
and neat. We enjoy making our guest's feel they are at "home" away from
home, with the luxury of being spoiled by our staff.
Come and experience our welcoming hospitality. We look forward to see
you. Please feel free to contact us at any time.