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Hillside Guesthouse

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142 Ridge Road Umhlanga Rocks, Durban 4319 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#29 of 324 B&Bs / Inns in Durban
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Hillside Guesthouse is a luxury guesthouse conveniently situated in the heart of the upmarket suburb of Umhlanga Rocks, minutes walking distance away from the beach (300 meters) and the vibrant Umhlanga Village (700 meters) but far enough away to have the benefit of peace and quiet after a long day at the beach or in the office. Hillside Guesthouse is owner-run by Ina and Eugene and is ideally suited for discerning business and leisure travellers who can look forward to a warm welcome, superb hospitality and a home away from home. Combining style and warmth with generous hospitality and personal service. The communal lounge opens onto a large covered patio with sea views where you can either relax on your own, or with a visitor, or socialise with other guests. We also have communal barbeque / braai facilities at the plunge pool. We are also well situated en route to St Lucia, Hluhluwe and Umfolosi Game Reserves and is in the province of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Plunge pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Executive lounge access
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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English, Afrikaans, Zulu
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KAROOVIEW wrote a review Mar 2021
Prince Albert South Africa5 contributions
Space in a room is so critical when you are staying more than a night or two. Well appointed, sparkling and clean, safe and secure, great shower and bath. Excellent location. Crisp clean good quality linen, stay at this place with confidence.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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tjohns401334 wrote a review Dec 2020
Edenvale, South Africa1 contribution
Hillside has peaceful accomodation, well Located, close to Umhlanga Rocks vibrant Restaurant & Bars. Within walking distance from the beach, with convenient parking as well. Hillside also has decent secure parking.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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mthobe812483 wrote a review Dec 2020
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
Great experience, clean and beautiful I enjoyed every moment will definitely book the place next time and recommend it to friends and family. very friendly stuff and place is amazing I really loved it
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Date of stay: November 2020
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frhets wrote a review Oct 2020
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Always felt like home-from-home. The friendly owners and staff continuously ensured our comfort and no request was too much trouble to them. Access to the beach, shops, restaurants etc. was a breeze and the uncapped internet connection never missed a beat. Thank-you again - We'll be back!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Zwelakhe M wrote a review Sep 2020
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What a wonderful place to retreat to. Professional staff with very good service. Thank so much, we had a rejuvenating stay at Hillside Guesthouse. See you soon. We just can not wait to visit again in December 2020.
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PRICE RANGE
US$86 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalDurban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hillside Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Hillside Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Mindgame Escape (0.6 km), Whalebone Pier (1.0 km), and Umhlanga Beach (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hillside Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hillside Guesthouse?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hillside Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Hillside Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hillside Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Grill Room, The Lighthouse Bar, and Little Havana.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hillside Guesthouse?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hillside Guesthouse have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hillside Guesthouse offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hillside Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Zulu.
Are there any historical sites close to Hillside Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban (5.6 km).
Does Hillside Guesthouse have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.