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About Brackens Guest House

Brackens Guest House offers warm hospitality in the heart of Hillcrest. Situated in the one of the healthiest climates in the world, Hillcrest has evolved from the country retreat of the discerning Durban family to the most desirable country retreat for tourists and business travellers in KwaZulu-Natal.

At the Brackens, the well-appointed, spacious rooms and king-size beds are individually styled to provide comfort in relaxing surroundings. Unwind by relaxing around the pool, strolling through the garden, or taking a quiet siesta under the wild fig tree.

Your hosts, James and Barbara, will assist you in selecting restaurants and other attractions from the excellent range of shops and activities in the area.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 17
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Room availability and prices

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  • Room 2 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B This room, with a large full en-suite bathroom, is situated off the wrap-around verandah facing out over the pool. The... 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, Garden views, Television, Swimming pool views
    from R850 For 2 guests
    • Adults
      • Room 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Room 3 has an iron framed queen-size bed and French doors opening onto the wrap-around verandah overlooking the pool... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Swimming pool views
        from R850 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Room 7 Express Room Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The smaller room of all also leads off the pool within the wrap-around verandah. Features:  Double beds, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Fan see more Double beds, Local channels, DStv, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Swimming pool views
            from R850 For 2 guests
            • Adults
              • Room 1 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Room 1 is situated around the pool with a wrap-around verandah, perfect for relaxing or socialising with friends and... 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, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, DVD player, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Swimming pool views
                from R940 For 2 guests
                • Adults
                  • Room 4 Cottage Suite Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B This two-bedroom unit is in the garden cottage at the bottom of the garden. The main bedroom has a queen-size bed with... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower only see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
                    from R940 For 2 guests
                    • Adults
                      • Room 5 Cottage Suite Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B This two-bedroom suite is in our cottage in the bottom of the garden. The room has an entrance room which can be used... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite see more Double beds, Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Shower only, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Television, DVD player, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
                        from R940 For 2 guests
                        • Adults
                          • Room 6 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B This room, with its king-size or twin beds and en-suite bathroom, is positioned on the other side of the pool courtyard.... 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, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Swimming pool views
                            from R940 For 2 guests
                            • Adults

                              Reviews for Brackens Guest House

                              3 guest reviews Reviews of

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                              andile Langa
                              24 July 2017

                              I loved that they heated the bed for me. The rooms are beautiful and clean. The breakfast was delicious

                              Carol Field
                              07 April 2017

                              The host was extremely friendly and welcoming. I really appreciated the excellent quality furnishings and the spaciousness of the room.

                              Felicity Haynes, South Africa
                              11 January 2012

                              I stayed at Brackens Guest House with my five-year-old son. The stay was very, very pleasant. The host and staff were great and the accommodation was very nice. It was clean and very presentable. The breakfast the following morning was fantastic and the staff were all lovely. Overall a very pleasant stopover and I would recommend them to others.

                              Brackens Guest House Map

                              Brackens Guest House is 0.4km from the centre of Hillcrest , the nearest airport 42.7km (King Shaka International Airport).
                              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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