The Sleeping Bao B&B was established about in 2006, in the heart of Pietermaritzburg in one of the city's preeminent residential areas. The luxury accommodation is situated less than 5 minutes of the Johannesburg - Durban highway, with easy access to all local amenities and central to the numerous events hosted by in and around the city. (Comrades Marathon, Duzi Canoe Marathon, Midmar mile, AmaShovashova Cycle race)

We are also a perfect spring board to explore the famous Midland's Meanders and the surrounding inherent attractions, with the Indian Ocean and Drakensburg mountains in easy striking distance.

The Sleeping Bao is a beautiful face brick structure with a rich wood interior and a history spanning over 70 years. Situated in country like settings, it is a mere 3 minutes from the city centre and 15 minutes from Oribi Airport .

Available are 7 individually and elegantly, fully furnished rooms overlooking well established gardens. Rooms have air conditioning / fans, all rooms are fully heated in winter. Each of the rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and TV's.

Visitors have full use of the lounge for business meetings or pleasure as well as a fully stocked pub bar. Guests have full access to the heated swimming pool. A braai area around the pool is also available for use.

Lunches are available on request. Prepared individually and with the freshest ingredients, many from our own garden. Prior arrangement needs to be made for dinner. Menus can be individually tailored to suit all needs. Transfers to and from Durban International and Oribi airports can be arranged, as can tours around the midlands meander. Guests have full electronic access to secure off road parking. Laundry facilities are available daily.

Facilities
  • air conditioner
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • bar fridge
  • bar fridge (some units)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • DSTV in room - Hotel Package
  • DSTV in room - limited package
  • fireplace
  • fridge in unit
  • Full English breakfast served in the dining room daily
  • hair dryer
  • internet facilities
  • linen & towels provided
  • microwave (some units)
  • microwave in unit
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance - outside rooms
  • remote security
  • Secure parking with individual remotes and keys
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite