Our Facilities

Each of the 9 rooms/units come with the following amenities:

  • panel heaters
  • electric blankets
  • hairdryers
  • teatrays
  • Dstv commercial bouquet(Movies, Sports, SABC 1,2,3 & e)
  • free wifi
  • wallfans
  • ironing facility
  • information folders (read more below)
  • hospitality fridge, microwave, toaster, crockery & cutlery for 3 rooms
  • hospitality fridge,microwave, toaster, crockery & cutlery, countertop mini oven & sink for 2 rooms
  • full kitchenettes/lounge/dining areas for the 4 fully self-catered units

Information folders show:

  • places of interest, restaurants and activities in the area. We have a selection of brochures in the hallway of the guesthouse as well.
  • we have four fully self-catered units & the rest of our rooms are provided with semi self-catering facilities .
  • you will find 6 restaurants & local village shops within 1km of us
  • easy access to the N3 highway 2kms away.
  • Pietermaritzburg city centre 10kms from us.

Meals:

For guests who wish to eat in, we offer a delivery dinner service: a 2-course dinner tray to your room .Orders need to be made 24 hours prior & please let us know of any specific dietary requirements.

Breakfast: A choice of either a full health & delicious, traditional English breakfast or a substantial health option is served in the conservatory on the deck of the main house.Open between 7 to 9am Monday to Saturday & 7.30 to 9.30am Sundays.If guests require an early start, please give us 24 hours’ notice & we will provide either a health breakfast tray or a packed breakfast to your room.

Packed lunches can be organised too with prior notice.

Other conveniences available are

  • laundry service (24 hour turnaround)
  • braais/barbecues (both charcoal & gas)
  • fax facility
  • all credit cards accepted
  • children welcome
  • pool & trampoline, spacious garden
  • onsite parking with own gate access provided
  • auto on & off generator if needed
To be found in the surrounding area:
  • Restaurants, cafes, pubs & local village shops
  • Gyms
  • Health Spas
  • Golf courses
  • Private schools of Hilton, St Annes & Grace Colleges, Cowan House Primary
  • Hilton Life Hospital
  • Midlands Meander
  • Nature reserves
  • Blue Crane Conservancy
  • Nelson Mandela’s Capture site with museum
  • Howick & Karkloof Falls
  • Karkloof Club Mountain bike, walking & running trails
  • Karkloof Canopy Tours
  • Troutfishing
  • Bass fishing
  • Cycling
  • Ango-boer war memorabilia – Howick.
  • Casino
  • Quad-biking
  • Wedding venues & conferencing

Tours can be booked with qualified guides on a variety of topics of interest
including:

. Historical Pietermaritzburg
. French presence in Pietermaritzburg
. Wildlife, gameparks, ecotourism, avifauna, nature, ecology, botany, forest ecology, birding.
. KZN general
. Durban
. Culture

Come & enjoy a relaxing stay with us in a beautiful setting!