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Set in tranquil surrounds with bird filled gardens and uninterrupted views of the grand Amatola Mountains, the family owned Amatola Mountain View Guest House offers an artfully blended mix of luxury, comfort and traditional hospitality.
The Amatola Mountain View Guest House in King William's Town provides ideal accommodation for anyone with any business to do in Bisho, the Capital of the Eastern Cape, King Williams Town or surrounding areas.
From the leisure tourist or tour operators point of view it is a convenient stop over for those travelling between Cape Town and Durban or for those heading for the beautiful Wild Coast. Being only 22 km from the start of the world renounced 100km Amatola Hiking Trail it is the place to stay before or after tackling this or other trails in the area. The owners involvement in establishing and running these trails ensures your questions will be answered. Ecotourism ventures benefiting rural Xhosa people are also promoted.
The guest house offers single and double rooms and features an extravagant executive suite, which opens onto a private patio and pool. Each room is en-suite and equipped with all amenities including satellite TV. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks at the bar, wonder in the gardens in the cool of the evening or simply relax with a book in the homely lounge. Whether it's excitement and adventure you're after or simply a relaxing getaway, the Amatola Mountain View Guest House will offer all you need and much more.
• Value for money clean and comfortable accommodation in architect designed house
• All rooms en-suite tastefully furnished and with DSTV, wall heaters and ceiling fans
FACILITIES & SERVICES
• Swimming pool, cash bar, pool table, books to read, old maps to peruse
• Secure off street parking and a fine garden with lovely views yet good privacy in nice area
• Good home cooking, lunch / supper and takeaways can be provided
• Within easy walking distance of pub, restaurant, hospital, schools, business centre and museum
• Tailor made tours, hiking, game viewing and other activities can be provided by prior arrangement.
The main attractions in the area are the unspoilt beaches, the numerous game reserves, the many heritage sites, (the early missionary history, frontier war history, liberation struggle, etc all of which helped shape the South Africa of today). Then there is the Xhosa culture, the rock art sites, the once famous institutions of learning like Healdtown, Lovedale and Fort Hare etc all with missionary backgrounds and places where people like Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Sir Seretse Khama were educated.