Bancroft B & B is in Hilton, in the forested evergreen hills above
Pietermaritzburg, the capital of Kwazulu-Natal. With its beautiful Georgian
facade, Bancroft offers 3 extremely comfortable, well appointed, luxury B&B
suites. We can accommodate 8 people in a homely environment with a loved garden.
The Family Suite - 4 persons, has 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom with a
king-size bed, and the other with twin beds. Both share an en-suite bathroom
which has a bath with a hand shower, basin and toilet. This spacious suite is
cool, can accommodate 4 persons, and looks onto the gardens at the front and the
back of the house.
The Double Suite - 2 persons, has one bedroom with twin beds or a king-size bed
- whichever is preferred, and the en-suite bathroom has a lovely large shower,
toilet and basin. Facing the morning sunrise, this suite has a pretty garden
The Upstairs Double Suite - 2 persons, has one bedroom with a queen-size bed.
This suite has a lovely big en-suite bathroom, which has a huge bath tub, basin
and toilet. There is also a separate shower. Fully carpeted, it has the addition
of air-con, and a pretty view to the forests over the rock pool.
Breakfast is the highlight of the day! We offer a choice of cereals and hot
oats, yoghurt, muesli and fruit salad or a fruit platter, a full English
breakfast with eggs and bacon, sausage, tomato and mushrooms. Toast and jam or
cheese, and tea, coffee or fruit juice. Vegetarian, vegan and special dietary
requirements are catered for, and juicing is an optional extra. Dinners on
We are a non smoking and non drinking establishment. We have pets.
Bancroft B&B is centrally situated and easily found on the R103, and within 2kms
of some good restaurants.
Ryan our son, takes off road motorbike tours from Bancroft straight into the
forest behind us, almost to Lesotho - completely off road, visiting some of the
most breathtaking spots imaginable.
So many places to visit so near by. The Midlands is as it says - the middle of
Coming from Durban:
On the N3 take the Hilton off ramp. At the top of the off ramp turn left into Hilton ave by the Hilton Hotel and carry on past the first traffic lights at the Quarry Shopping Centre. At the next traffic lights turn left (at Crossways Country Pub) and travel 1.6kms down Old Howick Road. You will find us on the right hand side.
Coming from Johannesburg:
On the N3 take the R103 / Cedara off ramp. At the top of the off ramp turn right and travel over the freeway into Hilton and keep going till you get to the traffic lights at Crossways Country Pub. Go straight over the traffic lights and drive 1.6kms and we are on the right hand side, just past Chaseford.
29° 34' 13.31" S Latitude
30° 18' 52.28" E Longtitude
Cancellation 0 14 days before date of arrival, or no show visitor forfeits 100% of deposit paid.
Cancellation 15 28 days before date of arrival visitor forfeits 75% of deposit paid or 25% of full quote value (whichever
Cancellation 29 days + before date of arrival visitor forfeits 50% of deposit paid or 25% of full quote value (whichever
In the event of premature departure we may charge for the full original booking.
If we are able to fill the accommodation after a cancellation the refund will be 100%.
Refunds only payable 14 days after deposit.
Arrival & Departure Times
Check in is from 2pm till 8pm.
R150 surcharge for late arrivals.
Check out is 10am on day of departure.
Terms Of Payment
50% deposit within 24 hours of receiving your invoice.
Balance is due on arrival.