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Location & Contact Details
Address:30 Anderson Road, Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • PayPal PayPal
  • Visa Visa
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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Last updated on 10 Jul, 2017.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 16 years
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
  • Boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • Car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • Internet facilities
  • Laundry facilities onsite
  • Lock-up safe
  • Parking all onsite
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Tumble dryer onsite
  • Washing machine onsite
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  • 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.

  • Cancellation Policy
    Cancellation Policy: -
    0-7 days 100% of deposit
    8-14 days 75% of deposit
    15-21 days 50% of deposit
    22-28 days 25% of deposit
    28 + days 10% handling fee
  • Arrival & Departure Times
    Arrival 14:00 to 19:00
    Departure 10:00
  • Terms Of Payment
    Full amount due on confirmation of booking. No Credit Card Facilities.
  • Rules/Conditions
    Bookings An enquiry does not constitute a booking. Upon the issue of a Reservation Confirmation and acceptance (subject to the cancellation policy attached thereto – as shown below) a booking will be deemed confirmed. Once you have confirmed/accepted an offer for accommodation, you are irrevocably agreeing to the total fee for the booking and these terms and conditions. The full amount is payable and no refunds are made in case of cancellation, no show, late arrival or early departure unless the establishment is able and or agrees to re-let the rooms, failing which the below “Cancellation Policy” is effective. Cancellation Policy 0-7 days 100% of deposit 8-14 days 75% of deposit 15-21 days 50% of deposit 22-28 days 25% of deposit 28 + days 5% handling fee A booking is deemed confirmed within 24hrs of sending of the Reservation Confirmation irrespective of whether a signed copy has been faxed or e-mailed back to Sunbird Guest House. We do not accept liability to refund any moneys paid should you choose to cancel, due to any reason whatsoever including but not restricted to, a Country Fire Service “catastrophic fire danger rating” in the region. You can take out travel insurance to cover this or any other eventuality. Termination Policy The management reserves the right, at it’s discretion to terminate, without notice, an individual’s stay where deemed necessary through unacceptable behavior or as a result of actions which are likely to endanger or offend others (non compliance with our in-room non smoking policy would constitute termination). Payment Payment of accounts and deposits are acceptable by cash, cheque or EFT (in which case, proof of payment is required). We do not accept Credit Cards. Security & Personal Belongings While staff do all they can to ensure guests belongings are safe at all times, we cannot be held liable for any loss or damage to guests property on our premises. Child Policy Children are welcome and we provide a cot if required. We have a swing set in the garden for children under adult supervision only. Smoking We operate a total non smoking policy indoors. We ask you to respect this policy and reserve the right to charge you any costs we may incur such as loss of revenue caused by having to take the room out of service for special cleaning for any case whatsoever. Damages & Breakages Please take care of our property. You are responsible and liable for any loss, damage or breakages, which you cause, to this accommodation or its contents. We do not normally charge for any minor incidents but we reserve the right to invoice you for making good for any significant loss or damage. Check-in & Check-out Guests are welcome to check-in from 2.00pm to 7.00pm. Check-out is by 10.00am. Please note check-in or check-out outside of these times is by arrangement only. Breakfast (Where this applies) Breakfast is served from 7.00am to 9.00am daily. Faults & Complaints Any faults or complaints must be directed to management at the time of the occurrence. Any complaints received after the event will not be accepted. Although the property and equipment is maintained on a regular basis, management cannot be held responsible for any inconvenience caused in the event of any major failure of any equipment, property or utilities. Management will undertake to put right or effect repairs as speedily as possible. Website & E-Mail Our website is maintained regularly, and we believe all information to be correct: however, due to third party involvement we cannot be held liable for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies. Please be aware that reliance on electronic mail systems and web hosting issues may impact communication and bookings at times. This is outside our control and we cannot be held liable. Effective Date These terms and conditions supersede all others and are effective from 1st July 2012.
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.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy: -
0-7 days 100% of deposit
8-14 days 75% of deposit
15-21 days 50% of deposit
22-28 days 25% of deposit
28 + days 10% handling fee
Arrival & Departure Times
Arrival 14:00 to 19:00
Departure 10:00
Terms Of Payment
Full amount due on confirmation of booking. No Credit Card Facilities.
Rules/Conditions
Bookings An enquiry does not constitute a booking. Upon the issue of a Reservation Confirmation and acceptance (subject to the cancellation policy attached thereto – as shown below) a booking will be deemed confirmed. Once you have confirmed/accepted an offer for accommodation, you are irrevocably agreeing to the total fee for the booking and these terms and conditions. The full amount is payable and no refunds are made in case of cancellation, no show, late arrival or early departure unless the establishment is able and or agrees to re-let the rooms, failing which the below “Cancellation Policy” is effective. Cancellation Policy 0-7 days 100% of deposit 8-14 days 75% of deposit 15-21 days 50% of deposit 22-28 days 25% of deposit 28 + days 5% handling fee A booking is deemed confirmed within 24hrs of sending of the Reservation Confirmation irrespective of whether a signed copy has been faxed or e-mailed back to Sunbird Guest House. We do not accept liability to refund any moneys paid should you choose to cancel, due to any reason whatsoever including but not restricted to, a Country Fire Service “catastrophic fire danger rating” in the region. You can take out travel insurance to cover this or any other eventuality. Termination Policy The management reserves the right, at it’s discretion to terminate, without notice, an individual’s stay where deemed necessary through unacceptable behavior or as a result of actions which are likely to endanger or offend others (non compliance with our in-room non smoking policy would constitute termination). Payment Payment of accounts and deposits are acceptable by cash, cheque or EFT (in which case, proof of payment is required). We do not accept Credit Cards. Security & Personal Belongings While staff do all they can to ensure guests belongings are safe at all times, we cannot be held liable for any loss or damage to guests property on our premises. Child Policy Children are welcome and we provide a cot if required. We have a swing set in the garden for children under adult supervision only. Smoking We operate a total non smoking policy indoors. We ask you to respect this policy and reserve the right to charge you any costs we may incur such as loss of revenue caused by having to take the room out of service for special cleaning for any case whatsoever. Damages & Breakages Please take care of our property. You are responsible and liable for any loss, damage or breakages, which you cause, to this accommodation or its contents. We do not normally charge for any minor incidents but we reserve the right to invoice you for making good for any significant loss or damage. Check-in & Check-out Guests are welcome to check-in from 2.00pm to 7.00pm. Check-out is by 10.00am. Please note check-in or check-out outside of these times is by arrangement only. Breakfast (Where this applies) Breakfast is served from 7.00am to 9.00am daily. Faults & Complaints Any faults or complaints must be directed to management at the time of the occurrence. Any complaints received after the event will not be accepted. Although the property and equipment is maintained on a regular basis, management cannot be held responsible for any inconvenience caused in the event of any major failure of any equipment, property or utilities. Management will undertake to put right or effect repairs as speedily as possible. Website & E-Mail Our website is maintained regularly, and we believe all information to be correct: however, due to third party involvement we cannot be held liable for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies. Please be aware that reliance on electronic mail systems and web hosting issues may impact communication and bookings at times. This is outside our control and we cannot be held liable. Effective Date These terms and conditions supersede all others and are effective from 1st July 2012.

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