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About Gateside Guesthouse

Gateside Guesthouse is set in the heart of the tranquil Hilton Village only 10 km from Pietermaritzburg. Luxury accommodation is offered, with scrumptious English breakfasts. The self-catering cottages and B and B rooms have breathtaking views across the green pastures and dam, overlooking Pietermaritzburg. Both Hilton College and St. Anne's are within easy reach of Gateside. Come and browse our website. We hope you enjoy your stay.

Rhett and his wife Phillipa have both lived in Africa all their lives, and have been married for 15 years. Initially based in Zimbabwe they moved to South Africa in 2002, driven by their passion for the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands area, which is commonly referred to as the Midlands Meander. One hour’s drive south gives you the warmth of the popular Durban coast boasting both north and south coasts which host some of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. To the north within easy reach is the splendour of the famous Drakensberg Mountains.

Rhett and Phillipa Baines welcome you into their home and hope that you will enjoy your stay. Self-catering or B and B stays available and discounted packages are offered for stays of four nights or longer. Whichever you choose you can be assured of quality home comforts.

Conference Venues: Small conferences for 15 delegates maximum.Dinners are booked with nearby restaurants,(within 1km to 5kms.) All other refreshments/lunch served inhouse.Facilities include flatscreen TV, flipchart.

Family friendly: Spacious garden with large swimming pool and trampoline.Family units with self-catering available.

Romantic: Frog Cottage is set away from the rest of the guesthouse accommodation & provides an idyllic setting for honeymooners overnighting with the rooms & decks/balconies showcasing the magnificent view.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 30
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Conference Venues
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Highly Recommended
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Availability and pricing

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  • Self-catering Family 5 Sleeper Cottage Self-catering Family 5 Sleeper Cottage Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering Main bedroom with King or twin beds & smaller 2nd bedroom with 2 single beds.Lounge with daybed for a 5th guest & firepl... see more Features:  King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath see more King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Dam views, Swimming pool views
    • Adults
      • King/Twin Room King/Twin Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Room facing the view with twin single beds which convert into a King bed if needed & lovely, spacious bathroom. Relax... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite see more Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Garden views, Television, Satellite TV, City views, Dam views, Swimming pool views
        • Adults
          • 3 Sleeper Room with Daybed for 4th 3 Sleeper Room with Daybed for 4th Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only A light & airy bedroom facing the view with King/twin beds & a single bed in the annexe of the bedroom. There is a singl... see more Features:  King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views see more King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Upstairs, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Dam views, Swimming pool views
            • Adults
              • Double Room Double Room Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only A "room with a view" & has either kingbed or twin single beds. Bathroom en-suite being shower & separate toilet. An outd... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite see more Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Separate toilet, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, City views, Dam views, Swimming pool views
                • Adults
                  • 5-Sleeper self-cat loft 5-Sleeper self-cat loft Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering Open plan loft unit with great balcony views. Comes with either a king or twin beds & 3 further single beds.Lounge/dinin... see more Features:  King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views see more King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Dam views, Swimming pool views
                    • Adults
                      • Double/Twin Self-catering Unit Double/Twin Self-catering Unit Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering A spacious ground floor unit for 2, with twin beds or if preferred, 1 King bed. Open plan with dining/kitchenette/lounge... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite see more Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, City views, Dam views, Swimming pool views
                        • Adults
                          • Double Room with Full Bathroom Double Room with Full Bathroom Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Little double room under the eaves & bathroom with Victorian bath & shower, underfloor heating.Also has barfridge, micro... see more Features:  Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views see more Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Upstairs, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Dam views, Swimming pool views
                            • Adults
                              • Double Room with Patio Double Room with Patio Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Separate entrance, double bed & private patio from which you can take in the wonderful view. Bathroom is shower only,... see more Features:  Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Balcony/patio see more Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
                                • Adults
                                  • 6-sleeper(3-bedroomed) cottage Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering A double-storey, 3-bedroomed cottage with upper floor having main ensuite king bedroom & the next door king or twin bedr... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom see more Twin beds, King beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, City views, Dam views, Swimming pool views
                                    • Adults

                                      Reviews for Gateside Guesthouse

                                      16 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                      Hazel Latimer-Jones
                                      18 November 2018

                                      Loved the venue, the staff were great, breakfast was delicious and just a relaxing time. Only suggestion is to have water in the fridge not just milk otherwise exceptional

                                      Michele Colborne
                                      10 September 2018

                                      Accommodation was great

                                      Monica Lailvaux
                                      19 October 2017

                                      We loved the tranquility, homely atmosphere & absolute cleanliness of the place. Although only a one night stop over on our way from Johannesburg to Durban, all our requirements were met & we had a wonderful sleep over,

                                      Elizabeth Walker
                                      02 September 2017

                                      Loved the room comfort and view from the room.

                                      Des Clark
                                      11 May 2017

                                      Our stay was excellent

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                                      Gateside Guesthouse is 10.3km from the centre of Pietermaritzburg , the nearest airport 90.3km (King Shaka International Airport).
                                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling