York House Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation In Gillitts

York House is situated 1km from the town of Hillcrest, which lies approximately 700 metres above sea level offering a more temperate climate, away from the high summer humidity of the Durban coastline.

Three spacious double rooms in the main house. All rooms have TV. There is secure parking behind electronic gates.

Enquire about our spacious self contained flatlet (with kitchenette) separate from the house.

Tourist attractions
Close to restaurants, pubs and shops.

We are on the famous Comrades Marathon Route.

Excellent bird watching (over 230 species recorded in the area) and walking through indigenous forests at both Krantzkloof Gorge and Shongweni Reserve. Both are a 10 minute drive from York House.

Tala Game Park is a 40 minute drive away, where rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and a wide variety of buck and bird life can be seen.

Valley of 1000 Hills Tourist Route, including PheZulu Cultural Village.

An interesting day trip along the Midlands Meander through Natal Midlands is well worthwhile, offering arts and crafts, historical sites, local brewery and popular pubs and restaurants.

Birder Friendly Establishment (BirdLife South Africa)
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Highly Recommended
  • National Accommodation Association
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • kitchenette only
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • microwave in unit
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • reptile park (less than 20km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • wi-fi / hotspot

Directions to York House B & B

Tel 031 767 0629

Cell 084 518 2187 (Graham) & 083 455 6014 (Debbie)

GPS Co-Ords

Lat -29 degrees 47' 41.139" South

Long -30 degrees 47' 8.8008" East

Coming from Durban - Take N3/Pietermaritzburg, take M13 split to Pinetown, travel along M13 up Field's Hill, through the suburb of Kloof, when you reach Gillitts, take Exit number 28. Turn left at traffic lights into Old Main Road. Go immediately past the Caltex Garage on left, straight through traffic lights into York Road. We are number 4a York Road, the fourth property on the left.

Coming from Jo'burg/Pietermaritzburg - Take N3 past Pietermaritzburg, travel for approx. 55 kilometres. Take M13 split to Hillcrest. Travel along the M13, take the third exit. Exit number 28. Turn right at T-junction into Old Main Road. Travel a short distance through two sets of traffic lights, straight into York Road. We are number 4a York Road, the fourth property on the left.