Experience KwaZulu-Natal's hospitality at its best!

Three free-standing units set in beautiful country like surroundings with floodlit tennis court and pool, offer its guests a unique combination of comfort and relaxation.

Situated in one of Durban's oldest suburbs, Heaton Cottage, is a 15 minute drive from Durban's CBD, its beaches, & the ICC and a 30 - 35 minute drive from the new King Shaka International Airport.

5 minutes from Westville Hospital, to list a few.

Easy access to all freeways. Close proximity to Pinetown, Westville, New Germany and Westmead.

3 Luxury units one of which is a self contained cottage.

The Cottage:
Large double bedroom / lounge En-suite bathroom with bath and shower Separate dressing room Breakfast room/kitchen Tea/coffee facilities Mini fridge Microwave oven Colour TV/DStv Self catering as an option for the longer stay Wireless internet access available Air conditioner: both heating and cooling functions. Major Credit Cards accepted

The 2 Guest Suites
Both suites have their own entrance and outdoor patio area En-suite bathrooms with showers Tea/coffee facilities Mini fridges Microwave ovens Spacious bedrooms Superior finishes Colour TV/DStv Hairdryers Wireless internet access available Air conditioner: both heating and cooling functions. Major Credit Cards accepted

Additional Extras
Fully Fenced property with secure off street parking and remote gate control access. Floodlit perimeter lighting of the whole property Sumptuous breakfasts English /Continental Rooms serviced daily Laundry service available Airport transfers on request Numerous Shops, Churches, restaurants, banks, Virgin Active Gym, Westville Hospital, all within a 3 minute drive from the B&B. Abundant birdlife.

Attractions in our area

Essenwood Fleamarket
Berea Park. Saturdays 9am - 2pm for a wonderful shopping experience.

Midlands Meander
Take a one hour drive into the country and explore a treasure trove of Arts and Craft shops and dozens of captivating ports of call.

Visitors can experience an African Adventure of Zulu Culture and traditions at Phezulu, set in the beautiful Valley of 1000 Hills. Tribal dance shows daily. Crocodile and Snake Park.

7 Minutes drive to the nearest golf course - Kloof Country Club. Durban Country Club, Royal Durban and Beachwood are all within close proximity. A 45 minute drive along our scenic coastline, will take you to Umdoni Park and / or Selbourne Park Golf Courses. En-route is an African craft market selling everything from woodcarvings to wovenware to beadwork, etc.

15 Minutes drive to the famous Golden Mile, Durban's main beachfront.

Sharks Board
Umhlanga Rocks.

The Pavilion (5 minutes) & Gateway Shopping Malls (15 minutes)
Two of South Africa's largest shopping malls, offer everything one would need in terms of shopping, food outlets and entertainment.

Sun Coast Casino & Entertainment World

Tala Private Game Reserve (30 minutes away)
With its plentitude of wildlife, is a unique destination that affords visitors a truly African experience. Rhino, buffalo, hippo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra & a variety of antelope. Plus over 280 species of birds for the bird lovers to spot & record.

uShaka Marine World
Enjoy a fun filled day!!! Dolphin, seal & penguin shows daily, shark tank, shopping, snorkel lagoon, etc.

Other Memberships: 
Tourism KwaZulu Natal
Kwababa (KwaZulu Natal B&B Asscociation)
Durban Africa - BABA (book a bed ahead)

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Durban West B&B Network
  • National Accommodation Association
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • airport transfers
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • kitchenette only
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • movies / cinema (less than 5km)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • tennis court onsite
  • washing machine onsite

Directions From Gauteng/Johannesburg (Inland)
  • Take the N3 to Durban

  • Exit 20 to Pinetown (+/-2km)

  • At the bridge turn right onto the M13 to Westville

  • Exit 13 Cowies Hill/Old Main Road

  • Left into Old Main Road

  • 1st right into Ernest Whitcutt Road

  • 3rd driveway on the right. No. 6.

If our address does not come up on your GPS under COWIES HILL , please type in either WOODSIDE or PINETOWN