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Location & Contact Details
Address:11 Quarry Road, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Payment Methods
  • American Express American Express
  • Diners Club Diners Club
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • Visa Visa
Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu
Bed Configuration
  • Big Studio - King or twin bedded room (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • East room - King or twin bedded room (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Frog Cottage - Six sleeper (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - twin
    • Room 3 - twin
  • Patio - double room (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
  • Small Studio - King or twin bedded room (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • South Room - Three sleeper, plus daybed for fourth (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, single sleeper couch, twin
  • Tiny Gateside - Five sleeper (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - single, single, single sleeper couch
  • Treetops - 5 sleeper loftstyle (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - king, single, single, single
  • West room - Double room (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodation
    Accommodates how many people?
    no information

    The following apply
     Restroom accessible
     Kitchen accessible
     Audio – visual equipment (request details)
     Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
     Crockery and cutlery available for hire
     Catering done in-house
     Designated parking area
     Sufficient parking space
     Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
     Internet connection
     Wireless internet connection
     Good lighting that can be operated independently
     A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
     Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
     Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items

  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
    The following apply
     Small dogs
     Big dogs
     Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

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39076 page views since 13 Dec, 2004.
Last updated on 04 Dec, 2019.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 15 years
Gateside is found in the heart of tranquil Hilton village, 10km from Pietermaritzburg, at the entrance to the scenic Midlands Meander and close to St Anne's and Hilton College. Set in a quiet lane amongst green pastures with magnificent views of the mountain. Gateside Guesthouse has spacious comfortable rooms, either with fireplaces or heating, electric blankets, hairdryers, tea trays, TV with M-Net. DStv in all rooms. Generous Health & English breakfasts served in the main house. Internet, email & fax facilities are available. Laundry service. Credit cards. Secure parking. Children welcome. Braai facilities on request.

Guests enjoy the use of the saltwater swimming pool and a viewing deck in the peaceful garden. There is a trampoline for the young.

Accommodation comprises three family units (each sleeping 4) with separate entrances and five double ensuite rooms.

Every unit is different in character:

Tiny Gateside: this is a charming open plan cottage with queen bed and traditional Victorian fireplace, lounge, dining & kitchenette areas. Bathroom en-suite has shower over Victorian bath. A small bedroom with bunk beds leads off the main area. Has spacious private verandah to enjoy the view.

Treetops: a large upstairs loft-style room, again with queen bed and 2 singles, lounge & dining areas plus kitchenette. Bathroom en-suite has Victorian bath and separate shower. Stunning views from the balcony. Wall heaters and fan.

Big Studio: open plan ground floor unit with either 2 single beds or one king-size bed. Own lounge/dining & kitchenette areas plus efficient gas fire. Bathroom en-suite with shower.

Small Studio: cosy double bedroom with shower & wash basin. Own separate toilet. Outside seating area. The two studio units can be used as a family unit via an interleading door.

Places of interest:
Hilton is at the entrance to the Midlands Meander which offers beautiful scenic drives through local countryside and many stop-off points at the numerous arts & crafts shops, restaurants and cafes. Only an hour's drive from the Drakensburg mountains for a day trip (or longer). Various guides are available to organise mountain walks, hikes, abseiling or to view the local fauna & flora. There are numerous dams in the area for the keen trout angler. Visit nearby Karkloof valley which offers: Karkloof Canopy Tours - foofy slide through the treetops! Horse riding trails for both experienced and beginner riders. View the local wildlife or Karkloof Falls from horseback. Enjoy a peaceful picnic at spectacular Karkloof Falls. Take a trip down the hill into nearby Pietermaritzburg to wander through the Botanical Gardens, visit the Butterfly Farm or admire the historical architecture of the city itself.

Enjoy the beaches of Durban which is only an hour away and the new uShaka Marine World is definitely worth a visit.
Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Highly Recommended
  • National Accommodation Association
Facilities
  • Air conditioner (some units)
  • Airport (less than 15km)
  • Car hire (less than 20km)
  • Ceiling fans in bedrooms
  • Communal pool
  • Communal TV lounge
  • Cycling trails
  • DSTV (Hotel Bouquet)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • Electric blankets
  • Exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • Fireplace
  • Generator
  • Heaters in unit
  • Horse riding (less than 5km)
  • Internet facilities
  • Kitchen communal
  • Kitchenette only
  • Laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • Laundry facilities onsite
  • Lock-up safe
  • Malaria free
  • Medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • Mountain biking
  • Movies / cinema (less than 5km)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking all onsite
  • Serviced
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Tumble dryer onsite
  • Underfloor heating
  • Washing machine onsite
  • Wifi
  • Wifi Available
Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodation
    Accommodates how many people?
    no information

    The following apply
     Restroom accessible
     Kitchen accessible
     Audio – visual equipment (request details)
     Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
     Crockery and cutlery available for hire
     Catering done in-house
     Designated parking area
     Sufficient parking space
     Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
     Internet connection
     Wireless internet connection
     Good lighting that can be operated independently
     A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
     Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
     Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items

  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
    The following apply
     Small dogs
     Big dogs
     Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

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Last updated on 04 Dec, 2019.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 15 years
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