Sunbird Guest House - Merrivale
Welcome to our graded B&B in the tranquil town of Howick, the hub of the Midlands Waterfall Country, 1 hour from Durban and 4.5 hours from Johannesburg, South Africa. Situated 1.5 km from the N3, the guest house is in a beautiful country environment. Relax in a quiet landscaped bird and Japanese garden. For the weary traveller this B&B offers good value with a high standard of quality & security.
Your hosts Bruce and Eva live on the property connected by intercom, keeping the personal touch. After a long day's journey or outing, rejuvenate, relax, and experience the effects of a massage in our private Superior Spa Jacuzzi (small fee to cover usage costs), sunbathing nearby on our secluded private lawn. Breakfast & Dining English breakfast or alternatives by prior request is served in the log cabin type outdoor gazebo. Dining and braai/ barbeque facilities available. We have a courtesy fridge with soft drinks, etc. Many restaurants in the area. Shopping centre with SPAR including TOPS bottle store & ATM, post office, butcher, Skippers and hair dresser, etc. close by. We have ADSL connection for E-Mail and Internet facilities plus computer and fax.
GARDEN COTTAGE Self catering garden cottage looks onto a Japanese garden. Has a separate vehicle entrance for parking with remote controlled access. One room has a Queen bed, the other a Double bed. Sleeper couch for 1 extra person. It has a lounge with DSTV and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. The cottage has not yet been graded, but is of a high standard.
Guest House Accommodation Details: Exclusive use by guests. DSTV, off street parking with remote controlled access, log cabin type outdoor gazebo. Two separate private sleeping wings. Malaria Free Area. Barbet 1 Extra length kingsize bed with full en-suite. DSTV. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Tea & coffee making facilities. Opens out onto Japanese Gardens. Robin 1 King or Twin beds, shower en-suite. DSTV. Ceiling fan and wall heater. Enclosed verandah. Tea & coffee making facilities. Opens out onto bird garden. NB. Robin 1 and Robin 2 make an excellent family unit Robin 2 Queen bed, with fan and wall heater. DSTV. En-suite bathroom with shower over bath. Tea & Coffee making facilities. NB. Robin 1 and Robin 2make an excellent family unit. Attractions Hosts well travelled both internationally and locally.
We offer information on the following areas: View the wonder of +100m Howick Falls from the viewing platform with surrounding walks and the Buzz of the area Midmar dam is considered one of South Africa's best inland sailing and boating venues, all within the 1600 hectare Nature Reserve. Make a day hike or just drive in the Umgeni Valley Reserve (Wildlife Society Project) and experience some of Africa's wildlife and bush splendour. Tour the award winning Art and Craft related Midlands Meander route with over a hundred things to see and at the same time enjoy one of South Africa's best country farming regions. Take a circular drive to see the magnificent southern end of the Drakensberg range with an opportunity to go to the top, into Lesotho. We thank you for Not Smoking Inside.
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