George Accommodation at Whispering Pines Garden Route Guest House
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  • On Special - 30% off30% discount on standard rates, on stays of 30 nights or longer. Valid 18 January to 31 October 2019.
  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests14
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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  • Listed on since August 2002

Whispering Pines is a highly recommended B&B with self catering option, providing accommodation in George for tourists visiting the Garden Route region.

About Whispering Pines

Wake up to the sighs of a pine forest. Whispering Pines is situated in a park-like garden on the Confac Country Estate, with uninterrupted mountain views, just outside George, within 4-5 minutes to the Garden Route Mall, Nelson Mandela University and Glenwood House Private School. We offer affordable, luxury accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast or self catering basis.

Here you will find privacy and tranquility as well as luxury accommodation at an affordable price. It is an ideal base from which to explore the Garden Route.

Lights and televisions are on solar powered batteries and/or generator - no blackouts.


The entire premises, including parking area, is electronically secured – guests receive keypad code on arrival.

Each of the 6 en-suite units has private entrances which lead to well equipped suites / rooms. The comfort of guests is ensured with bar fridges, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV. Each unit has its own wooden deck or patio with direct access to the garden and pool.

Full self catering facilities are available in 3 of the units.

Mountain View Suite:
Has a separate private entrance. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious lounge / dining room area with an adjoining patio leading into the garden. Depending on requirements, one bedroom (Classic Suite) or two bedrooms ( plus adjoining African Suite) are available in this unit. Portable braai on the patio. An additional fifth person can be accommodated on a single bed in the small lounge / office area adjoining the African Suite.

Forest Cottage:
Free standing fully equipped self catering unit, which can accommodate up to 4 people.
It has a spacious wooden deck built around a huge pine tree – braai facilities available.

The Loft:
Open plan unit with a compact full self catering kitchenette and a large wooden deck overlooking the garden, forest and mountains. Suitable only for students, young persons or singles with limited funds.

Pool Suite:
Bed & Breakfast or limited self-catering: microwave, bar fridge, toaster, plates and cutlery for max. 2 persons. It has direct access to the pool.

Garden Suite:
Bed & Breakfast or room only option. It has large windows, overlooking the lush garden and a private breakfast patio with stunning mountain views.

All linen supplied; serviced on a daily basis.


Full English breakfast or light breakfast served in the room, own private patio, next to the pool or dining room. Dinner by arrangement (for single persons only).


• 4 minutes drive to Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Saasveld Campus)
• 4 km’s from Garden Route Mall
• Victoria Bay beach is 10 minutes drive away, Wilderness beach 12 minutes
• Glenwood short golf course and driving range 3 kilometres
• Outeniqua Railway Museum and Power Van trips 4 kilometres
• Horse riding, walking and bicycle trails all within 3 - 4 minutes drive
• Major golf courses around George from 10 - 15 minutes drive
• George Airport 13 minutes via N2

Your Hosts

We are an owner run family business.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch

Rooms & Rates

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

Mountain View Suite

Two bedroom, fully equipped suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Forest Cottage

Free standing fully equipped cottage.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

The Loft

Open Plan self catering unit.

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

Pool Suite

Limited self catering unit.

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

Garden Suite

Garden suite large windows, overlooking the lush garden and a private breakfast patio with stunning mountain views.

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

Guest Reviews

17 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Comfortable, tranquil setting enjoyed our stay.

February 2017

Thomas Swartz (Boksburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

Marguerite was so friendly and hospitable and made us feel at home. The accommodation is exceptionally clean and comfortable. The gardens are outstanding. Sadly we could only spend one night in these beautiful surroundings.

September 2016

Rowan and Jenny Henry (Port Elizabeth)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome by prior arrangement.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 10km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00 to 18h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enqurie.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, American Express, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2002

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