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A Stone's Throw


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

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
Map
Directions
GPS Co-ordinates
S33 20 02.8
E026 33 49.3
  • Payment Methods
  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Bed Configuration
  • Cabins (Sleeps 4) x 2
    • Room 1 - king, twin
  • Facilities
  • bar fridge
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • wifi hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Star Graded Accommodation
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Last updated on 18 Jul, 2017.