The Solomon Edwardian Guest House is in Kimberley, capital city of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. We are a 3-Star guest house, Highly Recommended by the AA. Located in the quiet historic suburb of upper Beaconsfield, on the eastern side of Kimberley's central business district (CBD), we are within easy driving distance of all tourist attractions, businesses premises, government departments and hospitals. All ten rooms have a queen-size bed. Two rooms have a queen-size bed only (best suited for 1 or 2 guests). Five rooms also have a single bed (suitable for 1-3 guests) and two rooms also have a bunk bed (suitable for 1-2 adults and 1-2 children). Six rooms are fully equipped for self-catering, the other four have a microwave and hot drink making facility.
Historical note: We take our name from Solomon Street, which in turn was named after William Henry Solomon (1852-1930). He was a member of the Cape Bar then Kimberley Bar (1878-83), and Circuit Crown Prosecutor (1883-87). As Judge Solomon he served in the Griqualand West Supreme Court (1887-1902) and Transvaal Supreme Court (1902-10). In 1910 he was appointed to the first Appeal Court and in 1927 as the Chief Justice of South Africa.