11 Worcester-on-Durban Guest House
Welcome to 11 Worcester-on-Durban Guest House offering exceptional bed and breakfast and self-catering facilities in the West Hill area, close to the centre of Grahamstown.
Located on Worcester St. directly opposite the Diocesan School for Girls, 400ms from St. Andrew's College and St. Andrew's Prep School and less than a kilometer from Rhodes University and the Peppergrove Shopping Centre, we are close to the heart of Grahamstown, yet surrounded by extensive gardens teeming with bird life.
The original Victorian Gothic style dwelling "Mayfield" built in about 1860 was part of the Stately Homes and Old School Ties tour. Come and relax in this beautifully restored setting.
Five distinctly different units, each with their own personalities!
The accommodation consists of five distinctly different units each with their own personalities. All have independent access and secure, off-street parking. Free Wifi in all rooms. We can sleep ten adults comfortably. Up to fourteen if some of the group are children. We offer a unique experience based on your requirements.
Once the kitchen for Mayfield, this is now a self-contained facility with a comfortable atmosphere. The king bedroom has French doors opening onto a patio and overlooking the swimming pool garden, as does the living room. The kitchen is equipped with 4-ring gas stove, electric oven, full size fridge/freezer and microwave. The living room has a stove style fireplace, the bedroom and bathroom have underfloor heating. There is a Weber grill on the patio. Additional beds can be added for children in the living room or bedroom. The king bed can be made as singles on request.
THE STABLE ROOM
King Bedroom With Large En-Suite Shower
Previously the home for the original owners horses this is now forms a stunning king bedroom with large en-suite shower. The room opens onto an indigenous garden. The room can be made up with twin beds on request. There is a large en-suite shower room. The room has a fridge, microwave and hospitality area.
THE TACK ROOM
Queen Bedroom With En-Suite Shower
This is a smaller, queen bedroom with en-suite shower. It is adjacent to the Stable Room and is also equipped with a fridge, microwave and hospitality area. French doors open onto the indigenous garden.
THE BLUE ROOM
Modern King Bedroom With En-Suite Shower
This is a more modern feeling king bedroom with en-suite shower.It is attached to the main house but has its own entrance.The bed can be made up as twins on request. The hospitality area has a fridge, microwave and hospitality area.
Stylish De-Luxe King En-Suite Room
A de-luxe, stylish king en-suite room, with a delightful view of the main garden. As all the other rooms it has a fridge, microwave and hospitality area. It also has a Morso fireplace.
DSTV Satellite TV
Under Floor Heating or Fireplace
Heated Towel Rails In The Bathrooms
Complimentary hospitality items including fresh milk
Room rates are generally quoted without breakfast but this can be added for all or some of your stay as you require. Any special dietry requirements can be catered for, but please give us a little notice. We can stock your fridge if you supply a shopping list.
Weddings and Special Occasions
Talk to Sally about using this beautiful setting to prepare for your Grahamstown wedding group. Let us pamper your wedding party. Enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch or both in the main dining room. Use the Cottage as a base for hair and makeup and then take pictures in the garden. Return to the Cottage after the wedding for a peaceful and romantic evening. We are happy to discuss arrangements for other special occasions.