In the 'hood, Hillcrest as a destination

Literally on a hill on a crest someway above Durban, Hillcrest was once a little hamlet that bordered on the Valley of a Thousand Hills, surrounded by green pastures and farmland. It was a retreat away from the hub of the city, somewhere one could escape to cooler air and guaranteed peace and quiet. And then the property boom occurred, and Hillcrest was jolted out of its former drowsy ... cont.

5 Southern Avenue, Hillcrest, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Rivendell Bed & Breakfast

From Durban
1). Take the M13 to Pietermaritzburg.
2). At the No. 28 off-ramp glide off to the left.
3). Turn right at the traffic lights (over the bridge) and proceed on the Old Main Road into Hillcrest.
4). At the traffic lights with the SHELL Garage (on your right), turn right into Stonewall Road.
5). Proceed down Stonewall Road (under the bridge) until you get to the T-junction with Springside Road. See RIVENDELL B&B sign.
6). Turn right into Springside Road and follow Springside Road all the way through the valley until you reach the 4 way-stop at the intersection of Hilltop Road. See RIVENDELL B&B sign.
7). Turn right into Hilltop Road and then first left into Southern Avenue. See RIVENDELL B&B sign.
8). Proceed along Southern Avenue to Rivendell B&B at No. 5 Southern Avenue on left hand side (see ‘1000 Hills’ sign board at driveway entrance).

From Pietermaritzburg
1). At the top of Key Ridge on the N3, take the M13 glide-off to the left.
2). Take the No. 33 off-ramp to the left ( Shongweni off-ramp).
3). At the stop street turn left (Chef Mushrooms on your left).
4). Proceed all the way through Assegay until reaching the T-junction traffic lights at the top of the hill (railway line directly in front of you), this is the intersection with Old Main Road.
5). At the traffic lights, turn right into Old Main Road and proceed up the hill into Hillcrest.
6). At the traffic lights with Debonair's on your left and Pick ‘n Pay on the opposite side of the road, turn left into Inanda Road.
7). Proceed along Inanda Road for 1,8Km until turning right into Hilltop Road (just past a Hockey field). See RIVENDELL B&B sign.
8). Continue down Hilltop Road for 2,4Km until you reach the 4 way-stop intersections. See RIVENDELL B&B sign.
9). Proceed straight across Hilltop Road, turn first left into Southern Ave. See RIVENDELL B&B sign.
10). Proceed along Southern Avenue to Rivendell B&B at No.5 Southern Avenue on left hand side (see ‘1000 Hills’ sign board at driveway entrance).

other destinations in the Valley of 1000 Hills

  • from
    1,070
  • R
  • 1017
  • per room per night
    conditions apply
instant booking and confirmation possible
  • Your card is safe with us; strictest card verification in the industry and we don't store card numbers.
  • No service fees; you save!
  • Multiple payment methods:
    credit card, SID instant EFT, bank transfer.
  • See our Payment Protection Guarantee. Now covering travel restrictions due to lockdown regulations.
  • All establishment owners / managers are verified (our experience protects you from online fraud)
  • We care. Service with integrity.
  • Secure your booking
Our Payment Protection Guarantee only applies if your deposit payment is made via SA-Venues.com

SA-Venues.com® has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest, independent online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.