|Address:||10 Zareba Street
Zareba Bed and Breakfast is nestled away within the charming suburb of Richmond Hill in the historical and quaint heart of Port Elizabeth. Richmond Hill has retained much of the atmosphere of the old days.
The guest house is in close proximity to the central business district and the freeway system as well as restaurants, up-market coffee shops, historical monuments, parks, shopping and hospitals. It is only a short drive from Port Elizabeth airport, Greenacres and The Bridge shopping centres and the Newton Park business district. All manner of sports and entertainment amenities are within either walking distance or a short drive. Zareba is the perfect hideaway for the business traveller.
The architecture of the guest house reflects the historic character and charm which can be seen in the design of the buildings from this era all over Richmond Hill. All in all, Zareba offers guests a tranquil, private and secure home away from home.
This eclectic home offers three in house guest rooms, two with double beds and luxurious full en suite bathrooms, one with twin beds and en suite shower. The two upstairs rooms (double and twin), easily adapt to a safe and private family suite.
Self catering unit in a cosy nook of the garden is equipped with a double bed and two bunk beds, sleeps 4 people comfortably. It has a full en-suite bathroom, separate kitchenette and private patio. A separate entrance ensures quiet and privacy for the more independent traveller. Rooms are stylishly furnished with some interesting pieces sourced from all over South Africa.
The home consists of a combination of old world Oregon Pine flooring, Kilams, Persian Rugs and modern chrome, glass and mirrors and an array of eye catching original local artworks, some of which were rescued from a convent established in the early 19th century.
A focal point in the front garden is the water fountain surrounded by beautiful Diamond Frost and Guarana or Dancing Ladies which invites guests to relax on the patio while enjoying a drink or a cuppa.
Directions from Port Elizabeth Airport:
Exit airport at the traffic circle keep left into 3rd Avenue Walmer. Continue and at the robot (traffic light) turn right into Heugh Road. Continue straight, Heugh Road becomes Walmer Boulevard, continue straight in the direction of the sea until the T-Junction at Baakens Road. Turn left but keep to the right onto the Highway. Keep to the left and look for the Russell Road exit. Exit onto Russell Road, cross the robot at Mastertons Coffee House – continue straight to next set of robots at Rink Street. Turn right into Westbourne Road. At the next road Bingley Street turn right, continue down Bingley Street and at the end of the road (park on your left) turn left into Zareba Street. Carry on along Zareba Street – Guest house on your left (No 10).
Directions from East-London – Grahamstown:
Follow the N2 – take the Settlers Way off ramp – continue straight – look for Russell Road/ Strand off ramp – take the Russel Road off ramp – keep to the right – under the highway – cross 2 sets of robots – cross the third robot at Mastertons Coffee House – continue straight to next set of robots Rink Street. Turn right into Westbourne Road. At the next road, Bingley Street, turn right, continue down Bingley Street and at the end of the road (park on your left) turn left into Zareba Street. Carry on along Zareba Street – Guest house on your left (No 10).
Directions from Cape Town – Humansdorp – Jeffery`s Bay:
Follow the N2 – take the Cape Road exit – follow the directions for Cape Road – straight down Cape Road – pass Greenacres Shopping Centre on your left – continue down – pass KFC on your left at next road turn left into Dickens Street, continue straight over circle until the road bends, turn sharp right into Zareba Street. Carry on along Zareba Street – Guest house on your right (No 10).