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A Stone's Throw

Accommodation in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

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Location & Contact Details
Address:Stone's Hill, Route 67, Port Alfred Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Payment Methods
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Bed Configuration
  • Cabins (Sleeps 4) x 2
    • Room 1 - king, twin
Special Categories
  • Star Graded Accommodation
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22190 page views since 28 Nov, 2002.
Last updated on 18 May, 2018.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 16 years

A Stone's Throw

Accommodation in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Freedom is a stone's throw away...stunning sunsets - country garden setting - spectacular views - bird lover's delight - swimming pool - scenic walks - children welcome. Warm Eastern Cape Hospitality!

Offering country living a "Stones Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, you will find A Stone's Throw B & B nestled on the hilltops where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting. Situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars.

Accommodation at A Stone's Throw incorporates, two log cabins a private rondavel, family unit and our newly renovated Ekhaya. Complimentary Beverage trays, crispy percale linen and all units are en-suite with own entrances opening on to a tranquil country garden setting. A Stone's

Throw's welcoming ambience ensures you a memorable stay. Wake up toSpectacular views and enjoy breakfast served with a true South African smile by Zoleka and Edith, butlers-tray style or on the lapa deck. Enjoy sunsets and watching varied bird life, star-gazing, soaking up the sunshine with a book or taking an energetic hike up to the Toposcope (This building, erected by the Grahamstown Trust in 1997/98, shows the direction of many towns and sites of this Eastern Cape region).

A Stone's Throw is close to attractions including: the beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga and Port Alfred. An easy journey to the Thomas Baines Nature Reserve or the Great Fish River Game Reserves (comprising of the Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve, the Double Drift Nature Reserve and the Sam Knott Nature Reserve). A Stones Throw B&B is just over an hour from Port Elizabeth and is easily accessible for day-trips to the Addo Elephant National Park, home to the Big Seven.

A Stone's Throw B&B is within easy reach of a host of activities to offer from the Makana Botanical Gardens to the Albany History Museum, Natural Sciences Museums, and Observatory Museums, which has the only genuine Victorian Camera Obscura in the southern hemisphere. Grahamstown is also home to the National English Literary Museum, the Library of African Music, as well as the SA Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, where you can see exhibits relating to the coelacanth - the fossil fish that was thought to be extinct but still lives off the South African coast. When you've finished all that you can soak up the ambience of the vibrant pubs, student vibe and eateries or post a letter from the Oldest Official Post Box in South Africa.

At A Stone's Throw you can experience true Eastern Cape hospitality and service with a smile.

Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Associate
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
Facilities
  • Big game (less than 30km)
  • Car hire (less than 20km)
  • Exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • Horse riding (less than 5km)
  • Hunting (less than 30km)
  • Medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • Parking all onsite
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Wifi Available
Special Categories
  • Star Graded Accommodation
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  • Directions
    GPS Co-ordinates
    S33 20 02.8
    E026 33 49.3
  • Cancellation Policy
    NO ARRIVAL guest forfeits 100% of the total amount
    Deposit and cancellation policy
    A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to confirm your booking with balance payable on arrival. Full Credit card details will be accepted in lieu of deposit from which we will deduct full balances so as to avoid unnecessary transaction fees.
    For non-arrival (no-show) or cancellation within 21 days, 100% of total accommodation fee is payable. By providing credit card details in lieu of deposit, the card holder grants A Stone’s Throw B&B the right to debit the card with the above charges.
    Travel agents and companies note payment is on pro-forma invoice prior to guests arrival to confirm bookings.
  • Arrival & Departure Times
    Check-in and departure times
    Guests are requested to check-in between 2:00pm and 6:00pm. Guests are welcome to check in earlier, but we cannot guarantee rooms will be ready before 2:00pm. Later check-in is not a problem, but guests must please advise us so that necessary arrangements can be made. No check-ins will be accepted after 10:00pm. Check-out is before 10:30am on day of departure. However, luggage may be left with us after check-out and collected later in the day.
  • Rules/Conditions
    General conditions of stay Right of admission is reserved. Note: Should guests accommodate additional guests they will be billed for overnight visitors. Indemnity Guests attend this establishment at their own risk. A Stones Throw B&B requests that children between the ages of 1&7 years are not permitted to swim without a parent or guardian present. Guests / residents must ensure that no visitor children are admitted to the guest area unless they are able to swim. Vehicles are parked in the parking area or in the road at owner's risk. The proprietor, it's agent/s and / or its employees ("the proprietor") shall not be liable for, and the guest/s waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise. Guests in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise.
Directions
GPS Co-ordinates
S33 20 02.8
E026 33 49.3
Cancellation Policy
NO ARRIVAL guest forfeits 100% of the total amount
Deposit and cancellation policy
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to confirm your booking with balance payable on arrival. Full Credit card details will be accepted in lieu of deposit from which we will deduct full balances so as to avoid unnecessary transaction fees.
For non-arrival (no-show) or cancellation within 21 days, 100% of total accommodation fee is payable. By providing credit card details in lieu of deposit, the card holder grants A Stone’s Throw B&B the right to debit the card with the above charges.
Travel agents and companies note payment is on pro-forma invoice prior to guests arrival to confirm bookings.
Arrival & Departure Times
Check-in and departure times
Guests are requested to check-in between 2:00pm and 6:00pm. Guests are welcome to check in earlier, but we cannot guarantee rooms will be ready before 2:00pm. Later check-in is not a problem, but guests must please advise us so that necessary arrangements can be made. No check-ins will be accepted after 10:00pm. Check-out is before 10:30am on day of departure. However, luggage may be left with us after check-out and collected later in the day.
Rules/Conditions
General conditions of stay Right of admission is reserved. Note: Should guests accommodate additional guests they will be billed for overnight visitors. Indemnity Guests attend this establishment at their own risk. A Stones Throw B&B requests that children between the ages of 1&7 years are not permitted to swim without a parent or guardian present. Guests / residents must ensure that no visitor children are admitted to the guest area unless they are able to swim. Vehicles are parked in the parking area or in the road at owner's risk. The proprietor, it's agent/s and / or its employees ("the proprietor") shall not be liable for, and the guest/s waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise. Guests in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise.
Page Statistics
22190 page views since 28 Nov, 2002.
Last updated on 18 May, 2018.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 16 years
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