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Address: 30 Anderson Road, Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Welcome to our graded B&B in the tranquil town of Howick, the hub of the Midlands Waterfall Country, 1 hour from Durban and 4.5 hours from Johannesburg, South Africa. Situated 1.5 km from the N3, the guest house is in a beautiful country environment. Relax in a quiet landscaped bird and Japanese garden. For the weary traveller this B&B offers good value with a high standard of quality & security.

Your host Nicky lives in the garden cottage connected by intercom, keeping the personal touch. After a long day's journey or outing, rejuvenate, relax, and experience the effects of a massage in our private Superior Spa Jacuzzi (small fee to cover usage costs), sunbathing nearby on our secluded private lawn.

Breakfast & Dining
English breakfast or alternatives by prior request is served in the log cabin type outdoor gazebo. Dining and braai/ barbeque facilities available. We have a courtesy fridge with soft drinks, etc. Many restaurants in the area. Shopping centre with SPAR including TOPS bottle store & ATM, post office, butcher, Scooters and hair dresser, etc. close by.

We have ADSL connection for E-Mail and Internet facilities plus computer and fax.

GARDEN COTTAGE
Self catering garden cottage looks onto a Japanese garden. Has a separate vehicle entrance for parking with remote controlled access. One room has a Queen bed, the other a Double bed. Sleeper couch for 1 extra person. It has a lounge with DSTV and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. The cottage has not yet been graded, but is of a high standard.

Guest House Accommodation Details: Exclusive use by guests. DSTV, off street parking with remote controlled access, log cabin type outdoor gazebo. Two separate private sleeping wings. Malaria Free Area.

Barbet 1
Extra length kingsize bed with full en-suite. DSTV. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Tea & coffee making facilities. Opens out onto Japanese Gardens.

Robin 1
King or Twin beds, shower en-suite. DSTV. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Enclosed verandah. Tea & coffee making facilities. Opens out onto bird garden. NB. Robin 1 and Robin 2 make an excellent family unit

Robin 2
Queen bed, with fan and wall heater. DSTV. En-suite bathroom with shower over bath. Tea & Coffee making facilities. NB. Robin 1 and Robin 2make an excellent family unit.

Attractions
Hosts well travelled both internationally and locally.

We offer information on the following areas:

View the wonder of +100m Howick Falls from the viewing platform with surrounding walks and the Buzz of the area (1/2 to 1 day) Midmar dam is considered one of South Africa's best inland sailing and boating venues, all within the 1600 hectare Nature Reserve. (1/2 to 1 day) Make a day hike or just drive in the Umgeni Valley Reserve (Wildlife Society Project) and experience some of Africa's wildlife and bush splendour. (1/2 to 1 day) Tour the award winning Art and Craft related Midlands Meander route with over a hundred things to see and at the same time enjoy one of South Africa's best country farming regions. (1 to 2 days) Take a circular drive to see the magnificent southern end of the Drakensberg range with an opportunity to go to the top, into Lesotho. (1day) We thank you for Not Smoking Inside.
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • National Accommodation Association
Facilities
  • air conditioning in lounge
  • babysitting service
  • bar fridge
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in unit
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • jacuzzi onsite
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • parking all onsite
  • radio in room
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • water skiing (less than 10km)

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg on N3 to Durban: Offramp No. 99.
Underberg, R617/Howick. Turn left towards Howick for 1.5km. 3rd turning right
into Vear Rd. at the Sasol Garage just before Merrivale Spar. 1st turning left
into 30 Anderson Rd.

Directions for Durban on N3 to Johannesburg: Offramp No. 99. Underberg,
R617/Howick. Turn right towards Howick for 1.5km. 3rd turning right into Vear
Rd. at the Sasol Garage just before Merrivale Spar. 1st turning left into 30
Anderson Rd.

  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Bed Configuration
  • Oakleigh Drive Cottage (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - queen
    • Room 3 - double sleeper couch
  • Robin 1 (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Robin 2 (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, single
  • Self Catering Cottage (Sleeps 7) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - queen
    • Room 3 - double sleeper couch, single sleeper couch
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