Grahamstown Accommodation at A Stones Throw B&B Eastern Cape
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About A Stone's Throw

Offering country living only a "Stones Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, you will find A Stone's Throw nestled on the hilltops where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting. Situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside of Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars.


Self Catering Units:
Accommodation at A Stone's Throw incorporates two self catering log cabins (Indlu and Thorntree Cabins). Complimentary beverage trays, crispy percale linen and all units are en-suite with own entrances opening on to a tranquil country garden setting.

Bed Only Units:
Spekboom Deluxe is a comfortable furnished King-size or twin bedded guest room with a shower en-suite and it opens onto a wooden deck with a view down the valley. No self catering facilities.

Our Acacia Karoo Rondavel is a King-size or twin-bedded private rondavel with spectacular views and shower en-suite. No self catering facilities.

The Aloe Double Guest Room opens onto a spacious garden settings and offers a King or twin-bedded guest room with a shower en-suite. No self catering facilities.

A Stone's Throw's welcoming ambience ensures you a memorable stay. Wake up to spectacular views. Enjoy sunsets and watching varied bird life, star-gazing, soaking up the sunshine with a book or taking an energetic hike up to the Toposcope (this building, erected by the Grahamstown Trust in 1997 / 98, shows the direction of many towns and sites of this Eastern Cape region).

Activities and Attractions

A Stone's Throw is close to attractions including: the beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga and Port Alfred. An easy journey to the Thomas Baines Nature Reserve or the Great Fish River Game Reserves (comprising of the Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve, the Double Drift Nature Reserve and the Sam Knott Nature Reserve). A Stones Throw B&B is just over an hour from Port Elizabeth and is easily accessible for day-trips to the Addo Elephant National Park, home to the Big Seven.

Grahamstown is also home to the National English Literary Museum, the Library of African Music, as well as the SA Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, where you can see exhibits relating to the coelacanth - the fossil fish that was thought to be extinct but still lives off the South African coast. When you've finished all that you can soak up the ambience of the vibrant pubs, student vibe and eateries or post a letter from the Oldest Official Post Box in South Africa.

At A Stone's Throw you can experience true Eastern Cape hospitality and service with a smile.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Indlu Cabin @ A Stone's Throw

This log cabin is set in the thorn-tree garden at Stone's Hill and opens onto expansive views. Consists of an open plan double volume main room with king bed and double volume loft, shower en-suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed

Thorntree Cabin @ A Stone's Throw

Thorntree unit is situated in the gardens at Stone's Hill with lovely wooden deck opening onto expansive view down the valley. Bird Lover's delight. Double bed main and a double volume open plan loft, shower en-suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 3-12 years are allowed

Spekboom Deluxe Room

Comfortably furnished Double or Twin bedded guest room with percale linen, shower en-suite and own entrance opening onto a lovely wooden deck with a view down the valley.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Aloe Double Guest Room

Opening onto a spacious garden setting with gorgeous view, great place to unwind and enjoy the spacious country setting. King or twin-bedded guest room with percale linen shower shower en-suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Acacia Karoo Rondavel

Tucked away on our hillside this cosy, sunny, private rondavel has spectacular views, King or twin-bedded guest room with percale linen shower en-suite has a great ambience, with access to the lovely views at our location.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

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Need to Know

Response timeA Stone's Throw typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 120km

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

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Payment methods accepted by the propertyAmerican Express, Diners, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since October 2002

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