Lincoln Cottages was conceived, designed and landscaped by Ken and Monica Phillips. The tastefully decorated Cottages were hand built by the owners, and therefore the accommodation which is offered bears a reflection of love and commitment to excellence.
Lincoln Cottages is nestled amongst indigenous Acacia trees in the tranquil suburb of Lincoln Meade, Pietermaritzburg. We offer an ideal base from which both the business man and holiday maker can operate from, be it for that business convention lunch, or participating in the varied sporting events that Maritzburg is frequently host to, or simply to explore what our region has to offer the tourist. Pietermaritzburg is the hub of the Natal Midlands, and is the Capital of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The City therefore plays a leading role in the economics of the region
Lincoln Cottages spans more than three quarters of an acre and comprises of four bed and breakfast cottages which are able to sleep up to 16 guests - all decorated with superior decor for the discerning. All cottages are equipped with everything that one would need to cater for the needs of those who require a "home away from home".The following are standard features of all our Cottages:
- Tea and coffee facilities
- Iron and ironing board.
- Credit card facilities ( All major credit cards accepted)
- Ceiling fans and heater
- Free Wi-Fi
- DSTV (Hotel package)
- Hairdryers in each cottage
- Off road parking behind remote control gates
- Serviced daily (Sundays excluded)
- Laundry service at nominal charge.
- Child friendly complete with jungle Gym and outdoor play area
- Communal swimming pool.
- Strategically located to shopping malls, medical facilities, various schools, sporting amenities & entertainment facilities.
The CottagesThe Nederberg Cottage
- City Hall (start of Comrades marathon) - 7km , 11 min
- PMB Action Sport Cricket- 5km( 7mins)
- Midmar Dam ((Hosts Midmar Mile) - 40,5km , 36 min
- Midlands Meander - 46,2 km , 37 min
- King Sharka Airport - 102km , 1 hour 5 min
- Pietermaritzburg Oribi Airport - 7,2km , 12 min
- Liberty Mall - 10,1km , 17 min
- Royal Agricultural Show grounds - 9,9km , 16 min
- Duzi River (Start of Duzi canoe marathon) - 2,6km , 5 min
- University of Kwa Zulu Natal - 5,2km , 10 min
- Golden Horse Casino - 4,8km , 7 min
- Drakensberg Mountains - 231km , 2 hours 43 min
- Secret Gardens Wedding Venue - 10,4km , 18 min
- Savannah Estate Wedding Venue
- Pietermaritzburg Golf Club - 4km , 6 min
- Lincoln Cottages is also centrally located to many of the various schools, hospitals and recreational facilities
(Sleeps up to 4 persons)
This quaint cottage is home away from home. It has a separate bedroom and open plan lounge, and is serviced by a quarry tiled shower. The main bedroom is equipped with a queen size bed and two single beds are provided in the lounge area. It has an undercover outside patio area which is situated under a majestic Acacia tree.The Backsburg Cottage
(Sleeps up to 3 persons)
This cottage sleeps up to three people. It is essentially one large room equipped with two single beds and a sleeper couch. There is an on suite shower area leading off this room. The unique feature of this cottage is the covered outside patio that has the best views of the gardens, and faces the communal braai area.The Obikwa Apartment
(Sleeps up to 5 persons)
This apartment is attached to the main house. It is tastefully decorated and comprises a main bedroom equipped with a queen size bed and an open plan lounge area which can accommodate 2 single beds. It has a separate baby's room equipped with a single bed.The Chateau Cottage
(Sleeps up to 6 persons)
This is the largest of all our cottages. It has two rooms, the main bed room is served with a king size bed (2 single beds together) and second bed room is equipped with two single beds each, and a further two beds are located in the lounge area if required. The bathroom boasts both a shower and a bath.
50 % deposit is required to confirm your booking. This will be by way of a cash deposit or eft transfer directly into our banking account.
NOTE : No cheques will be accepted
If cancelled or modified up to 30 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged, and your deposit will be refunded less the commission charges levied by the relative booking organisation and any bank charges incurred by Lincoln Cottages.
If cancelled or modified up to 21 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged.
If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, 100 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged.
For all Long stay Bookings, where a cancellation occurs within 24 (twenty four) hours of arrival, we will retain the full amount quoted for the first four weeks, 25% (twenty five percent) of the amount quoted for the following four weeks and the balance of the amount quoted for the remainder of the booking will be refunded.
Please note that all deposits and internet banking transfer fees payable by Lincoln Cottages with regard to your booking will be recovered.
Arrival & Departure Times
Check in time: 14:00
Check out time: 10:00
Late arrivals 8pm - 11pm are required to pay a late check in fee of R100.00 and arrivals between 11pm - 5am are required to pay a late check in fee of R 200.00.
Late check outs : R50 per hour.
Terms Of Payment
Our Standard Conditions for arrival and payment for your accommodation.
When arriving at 12 Stamford Avenue, Lincoln Meade, Pietermaritzburg (home of LINCOLN COTTAGES) kindly park your vehicle on the pavement outside, and ring the intercom bell located on the pavement. The driveway gate will be opened for you, please proceed on foot down driveway and stair case to front door, where your hosts Ken and Monica will be there to greet you and show you where to park your vehicle, and direct you to your accommodation.
A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking prior to your arrival.
Please note that your booking is only confirmed once we have received your payment, either by ourselves or the relevant booking establishment.
The balance of any payment due is payable upon your arrival, prior to taking up occupation of your accommodation. Please insist on a receipt once you have paid.
During Midmar Mile period and Comrades Marathon period a minimum of 2 nights stay is required.
During these periods (Midmar and Comrades) 100% payment of total booking is required and will not be refunded in terms of cancellations and no shows.
Children between ages of 0 - 4 years stay free provided they share a bed or have own cot. If a bed is needed, R 220 per child per night is charged including breakfast and R 200 per child excluding breakfast.
Ages 5 and above are charged as adults.
Please enquire and book your spa packages / treatments in advance!
RECEPTION IS OPEN FROM 8AM – 8PM DAILY.
Please note: We cannot accommodate large trailers, caravans and trucks 6 tons and above.
Check out - Keys
WHEN VACATING THE PREMISES PLEASE BRING THE KEYS BACK TO RECEPTION AND CHECK OUT. LATE CHECK IN FEE IS R100 AND LATE CHECK OUT IS R50 PER HOUR .PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A R 250.00 FINE FOR LOST KEYS AND/ OR REMOTES.
PLEASE NOTE: THE GATE HAS BEAMS AND THEREFORE WILL NOT CLOSE ON YOUR VEHICLE. PLEASE MAKE SURE THE GATE IS FULLY CLOSED BEHIND YOU BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE DRIVEWAY FOR SECURITY PURPOSES.
House Keeping & Laundry
DURING NORMAL HOURS HOUSE KEEPING TAKES PLACE BETWEEN 10AM AND 2PM. LAUNDRY SLIPS ARE PROVIDED IN THIS DIRECTORY. PLEASE ASK RECEPTION FOR A LAUNDRY BAG FOR YOUR COTTAGE.
BECAUSE OF THE CLOSE PROXIMITY OF THE COTTAGES TO EACH OTHER AND TO THE NEIGHBOURS, GUESTS ARE REQUESTED TO PLEASE KEEP NOISE LEVELS TO A MINIMUM, AS NOT TO DISTURB OTHER GUESTS.
OIL LAMPS ARE LOCATED IN KITCHEN CUPBOARDS FOR USE IN THE EVENT OF ELECTRICITY SUPPLY DISRUPTION.
GUESTS ARE REQUESTED TO KINDLY SWITCH OF LIGHTS WHEN ROOMS ARE NOT OCCUPIED.
THERE ARE LOCAL AND SELECTED DSTV CHANNELS AVAILABLE. THERE IS A CHANNEL LIST PROVIDED IN YOUR COTTAGE.
SHOULD YOUR VISITING GUESTS WISH TO STAY OVER, THE PER PERSON SHARING RATE APPLIES. PLEASE CONTACT MONICA OR KEN (NUMBERS ON LETTERHEAD), TO MAKE THE NECASSARY ARRANGEMENTS.
LOST AND FOUND
LINCOLN COTTAGES WILL NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOST OR DISAPPEARED ITEMS. IF ITEMS ARE LEFT IN THE COTTAGE, HOUSEKEEPING STAFF WILL HAND IT IN TO RECEPTION AND YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED TO COLLECT YOUR BELONGINGS.
Pool Area & Braai Area
NO TODDLERS/CHILDREN TO BE LEFT UNSUPERVISED AT THE POOL AREA. TODDLERS THAT DO NOT KNOW HOW TO SWIM MUST WEAR ARM BANDS.
PETS ARE ALLOWED ON CONDITION THEY ARE SMALL AND ARE HOUSE TRAINED. MUST HAVE THEIR OWN PET BASKETS AND NOT SLEEP ON BEDS OR SOFAS. RECEPTION MUST BE NOTIFIED ON WHAT TYPE OF PET IS BEING ACCOMMODATED ONCE CHECKED IN.