Brackens Guest House Hillcrest Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Durban
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests17
  • Rooms/Units7

Brackens Guest House is one of the Hillcrest guest houses and provides accommodation in 7 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Valley of 1000 Hills region.

About Brackens Guest House

The Brackens Guesthouse 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 that 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.

Please see the individual room descriptions with photographs below, to assist you with your choice.

features and services

• All the rooms are well appointed with television, DStv selected channels, tea and coffee station, mini-bar, space heaters, fans and electric blankets
• Wheelchair friendly rooms available
• Adequate safe parking and electric gate access
• Wi-Fi internet access available
• Laundry service. Irons are available for individual usage
• Room-only rates on request
• Services offered by arrangement: airport shuttle, city and game tours, shopping trips


Breakfasts are served either in the breakfast room, or Alfresco, depending on the weather and preference. We also offer special requests on dietary requirements, if advised in advance, so that special items may be sourced.

Our menu consists of cereals, seasonal fruits, yoghurts and breads. The cooked breakfast consists of bacon, sausage, tomato, mushroom and eggs. We also offer fruit juices, ceylon and rooibos teas, and coffee.

Features you'll appreciate

  • wifi
  • pet friendly
  • air-con
  • swimming
  • parking
  • airport
  • braai / bbq
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

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

Double and Twin Rooms

Rooms are furnished with a Queen-size bed and have a full en-suite bathroom. The room has private access off a covered patio and pool area. All the rooms are well appointed with television, DStv selected channels, tea and coffee station, mini-bar, space heaters, fans and electric blankets

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 7
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Verified Host

  • Telephone & email verified
  • Host identification on file
  • Proof of address on file
  • Property listed on since December 2011

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Pietermaritzburg Airport - 40km
King Shaka International - 45km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 12h00
Check-out by 11h00

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

Listed on since December 2011

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