Shenindor Bed & Breakfast in Hillcrest with Self Catering, Durban

Shenindor B&B

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at F61 Falcon Drive, Alverstone, Hillcrest, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About Shenindor B&B

Set on the crest of a hill, just outside Hillcrest, Shenindor is a lovely country guesthouse, on 4 acres, with a breathtaking view across the Assagay Valley. A beautiful indigenous garden, with it’s abundance of birdlife surrounds the home, creating a peaceful country atmosphere.

Shenindor is situated just outside Hillcrest, midway between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, convenient for Comrades Marathon runners, close to the Valley of 1000 Hills and Kearsney College and just 5 km from the Durban Shongweni Club. There is easy access onto the N3 and M13 Freeways.


Facilities include, well appointed en-suite and self catering accommodation, a comfortable lounge with open fireplace, dining room, large patio, outdoor breakfast area and a heated swimming pool. No country home is complete without the animals, so expect a warm welcome and lots of love from the Labradors and Cats.


Luxury Suite
This spacious double bedroom with queen bed, opens onto a private balcony offering a panoramic view across the valley. The en-suite bathroom has a separate shower & spa bath. This suite is favoured by Honeymoon couples.

Family Suite
Two bedrooms, one single & one double, separated by a bathroom with bath and overhead shower and a separate toilet.

Self Contained Cottage
This cottage is very comfortable for two people and opens out onto the garden next to the pool. It consists of one bedroom, which has a queen-size bed or two singles, open plan lounge / dining / kitchen area and a bathroom with bath and overhead shower. A sleeper couch in the lounge can accommodate 2 children. It is fully equipped for self catering.

All suites offer complimentary tea/coffee facilities with their own kettles; bar fridges in the luxury suite and cottage; heaters and fans; TV’s in all suites (SABC and E), plus in the main lounge with M-Net and DVD; fax and laundry services are available. There is plenty of parking and two carports.

Self Catering Suite
This luxurious self contained suite has two spacious bedrooms with Kind beds, en-suite bathrooms with showers, a comfortable lounge, kitchen and a large balcony with a panoramic view across the Assagay Valley.

Attractions & Activities

Situated close to the Valley of 1000 Hills, there is a wide variety of Zulu cultural activities, curio shops, scenic drives and nature reserves to be enjoyed in the area, plus tours into the valley, snake and crocodile parks and animal farms. Hillcrest offers a good selection of top class restaurants and pubs, as well as exciting shopping opportunities!

Both Inanda and Shongweni Dams and Nature Reserves are within easy reach offering fishing, canoeing, birding, horse riding and hiking with the opportunity of seeing a variety of game. Abseiling, Microlight flights, paragliding can be enjoyed at various locations or a round of golf at Camelot, Kloof or Augusta.

Within one to three hours drive one can experience the majestic mountains of the Drakensberg Range, the KwaZulu Natal countryside on the Midlands Meander, the “big five” at the Zululand Game Parks or the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and South Africa’s beautiful coastline!

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Shenindor B&B)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Contact: Bridget Shelley

Tel: +27 (0)31 777-1168
Fax: +27 (0)86 615-5216
Mobile: +27 (0)84 550-6178

Physical Address:
Shenindor B&B, F61 Falcon Drive, Alverstone, Hillcrest, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.765694444444446
Longitude: 30.73069444377778

Closest airport(s)
Durban International - 40km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
October 2007 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

This is a beautiful part of KwaZulu Natal, and Shenindor is a lovely piece of paradise with a gorgeous garden, stunning views and peaceful country...

Michele Aubourg, Durban Travellers' Rating


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