The Habit Worcester Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Worcester
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests30
  • Rooms/Units12

About The Habit

This is a unique building in that it was home to the Secular Sisters of Schoonstadt (Catholic nuns) before being converted into a beautiful guest house. The serenity of The Habit, possibly due to all the prayers over a 60 year period, is added to by the high pressed ceilings, wooden floors and beds dressed in crisp white linen. Large verandahs and louvered shutters give a cooling effect in the long summer days.

A cozy lounge in winter with a fireplace is opened up in summer to let the cool shades of the garden in. An eye catching feature outdoors is a large fresh water swimming- pool set in the centre of an attractive country garden, abounding with the twitter of birds.

For those people who wish to do their own thing or like travelling with their animals, the two self catering garden cottages, Oak and Jacaranda, are ideal. Each has their own secure private garden if you do decide to bring “Boomer” on holiday! There are two resident dogs, “Chilli and Pepper”, Rhodesian Ridgebacks” who have learnt to open their home to other dogs, especially the guide dogs that come to stay.

ACCOMMODATION

The Guest House
The Habit guarantees the accreditation minimum standards required from the tourism industry and more than complies in certain areas. There are nine bedrooms altogether, three of which have twin beds and six with queen beds. All the rooms are en-suite most of which have a full bathroom and those that do not have a shower.

Some of the features are:
• Own private entrance
• Wi-Fi
• DStv (bouquet of channels)
• Tea and coffee making facilities
• Ceiling fans
• Hair dryer
• Secure off street parking

Self catering units
Oak and Jacaranda cottages are situated in the adjacent building to the guest house. They each consist of three bedrooms, two with double beds and one with a bunk bed, sleeping a maximum of six people. All linen and towels are provided as well as crockery and cutlery. The lounge has DStv (bouquet of channels).

Each unit has their own private garden which is secure. A portable braai and garden furniture make outside cooking easy and relaxed, weather permitting! Pets are welcome by prior arrangement only. The self catering units do not have use of the guest house facilities.

Secure off street parking is provided by the church across the road for a small donation per night.

BREAKFAST

Arrive hungry, a feast waits! Our buffet table offers a wide selection of cereals, fresh fruit, yoghurts, cheeses and home baked muffins. Fresh farm eggs are made to order with your choice of accompaniments. Bottomless pots of coffee, a variety of teas and jugs of fresh fruit juice complete this princely meal of the day.

Dinner is also available by prior arrangement. The dining area opens onto a lovely deck and on beautiful moonlit evenings there is nothing nicer than sitting outside and dining under the starry sky.

Children at The Habit

Children are allowed but we prefer that the guests rather book a self catering cottage, which is more private. Please note however that the establishment will not take responsibility for children who cannot swim and for their safety around the open swimming pool.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Other transfers available

Find The Habit in these collections

Rooms & Rates

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

Jacaranda Cottage

Four bedroom cottage, one queen size bed, two double beds, two single beds, one bathroom with shower only. Open plan kitchen and lounge area. Private garden with BBQ facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Oak Cottage

Three bedroom cottage, one queen size bed, one double bed, two single beds. One bathroom with shower only. Open plan kitchen and lounge area, private garden with BBQ facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Pepper Tree Cottage

Two bedroom cottage, one with a double bed, one with two single beds, a third single bed can be placed in the living area. One bathroom with shower only, equipped kitchen and garden with BBQ facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 2 King/Twin Room

Street facing room, one king bed or two twin beds with an en-suite bathroom. This room has a private entrance.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 3 King/Twin Room

Beautiful en-suite room opening in the main house.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 4 King/Twin Room

Beautiful and comfortable street facing en-suite room with private entrance.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 5 King/Twin Room

Street facing room with king size or two single beds, sleeper couch and en-suite bathroom. Perfect for a family.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 6 King/Twin Room

En-suite room opening on the back terrace and garden.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 7 King/Twin Room

En-suite room opening on the back terrace and garden.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 8 King/Twin Room

En-suite king or twin bed room opening on the back terrace and garden with private patio.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Room 9 King/Twin Room

This luxurious room offers a sitting area and opens on the pool and garden. King size bed or two single beds, en-suite bathroom.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Loft apartment

Queen Size bed, en-suite bathroom, kitchenette, living are, sleeper couch, balcony

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

5 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

An ideal guest house. Comfortable and relaxed. Great service and very friendly staff. Lovely homecooked evening meals. Great location and secure. Without question an establishment to visit again.Would recommend for both the business and pleasure traveller.

July 2012

Martin Cooper (Johannesburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

Could wish for nowhere more homely. Truely the ideal guest house. Thanks for the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere!!

December 2011

Robin Young (Berkshire, England)

Need to Know

Response timeThe Habit typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.
Please see notes.

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 110km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2011

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