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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Gateside provides a homely stay away from home for the business and leisure traveler. Safe secure of road parking, well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms, with stunning views. The health option breakfast is just what is needed to break away from the constant unhealthy fried bacon and egg choices. WiFI

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We spend 1 night there on the way to the coast. WE arrived late and struggle to get gates open as nobody replied to our rings. WE had to phone before finally we were let in. There was a bit of a problem with parking inside as we had a big car and parking space is rather small and guesthouse...

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Mtunzini, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We had a wonderful weekend at Gateside, meeting up with family from JHB. It was a celebration of my Dad turning 70 and also my father-in-law's birthday and my aunt's birthday as well! A special and delicious breakfast was arranged with no fuss. Champagne and strawberries dipped in chocolate! The rooms were all comfortable and clean and we had everything...

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Krista - I am so glad you were able to enjoy your family gathering for your Dad's Birthday with us & that the children felt at home:) - a very special occasion & we definitely hope we may see you back with us sometime! Best wishes Phillipa, Penny & staff

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

It was a bit of a struggle to find this guesthouse using GPS but once the staff explained the directions it is easy to get to. Very traditional quaint guesthouse in which I was given an upstairs room in the main building. All sorts of useful items in the room including iron and folding iron board, bath salts for the...

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jenny - thank you so much for your review: it is always much appreciated feedback & we hope to see you back with us another time! Kind regards Phillipa & staff

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We spent the weekend at Gateside as our son was playing rugby against Maritzburg College. The hating was warm and welcoming. The accomodation was comfortable, clean and met all our needs. The view from our room (South Room) was lovely. The breakfast was excellent. We would stay there again.

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Shelley for your review and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay - it's a beautiful time of year to be in the Midlands:) We look forward to having you and your family back with us. Kind regards Phillipa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Beautiful setting with utterly breathtaking views over the mountains. Lush gardens with lovely pool. The accommodation is gorgeous with careful, well considered extras such as, built in fireplace, Percale linen, generous wine and beer stocks in the fridge, nougat at the bedside, and many more luxurious touches. Our unit, with its self contained, fenced garden was absolutely spotless, and very...

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Gateside2014, Owner at Gateside Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Susan - thank you for your wonderful feedback.We so enjoyed having you both and your little "four-legged" baby to stay! I hope you had some good "R and R" down at the coast and hope to see you with us next time:) Best wishes Phillipa

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I would recommend this B&B to anyone who would like to overnight in Hilton. Warm, friendly and efficient service. The view is spectacular over to Pietermaritzburg, just watch out for monkies that come knocking on the windows in the early morning.

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Sasolburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The view with morning mist makes this a very romantic, quiet, warm and friendly travel destination with very friendly staff and a home from home feel. Close to PMB and surrounding sight seeing areas in a nice small town surrounded by friendly people.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Have been a few times and am now recognized on arrival with a friendly greeting - makes such a difference... rooms have all you need and there's a decent fridge. Everything is very clean and they have nice facilities - pool, trampoline etc. Wifi works really well and the breakfast is also very good. A great option, much more preferable...

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Phillipa, the owner, was wonderful, friendly and extremely helpful. Our self catering unit was home away from home, spotlessly clean, very comfortable and very reasonably priced. We will definitely be back

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in peaceful Hilton, with magnificent views.Ideal for business in Pietermaritzburg, visiting the Midlands Meander/stopovers enroute to the Drakensberg or the coast. B&B or Self-catering offered with 2 double rooms, 2 twin/king rooms, 1 x 3-sleeper with a daybed for a 4th person, 3 family units(2 x 4-sleepers & a 5-sleeper) having: Dstv, wi-fi, hospitality fridge, tea tray, heating,microwave, toaster,crockery & cutlery, electric blankets, fans, hairdryers, some fireplaces, some underfloor heating. Family units with lounge/dining/kitchenette areas. Facilities: internet,all credit cards, onsite parking, laundry service, pool, trampoline, BBQs, children welcome. TGCSA 3 star-graded.2 rooms are pet-friendly. Local shops & restaurants are within 1 to 2kms of us.Easy access from the N3 highway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateside Guesthouse

Address: 11 Quarry Road | Hilton, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Pietermaritzburg
Price Range: €40 - €50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateside Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms have good views as for a room in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles alanjohan2015, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the little patio in front and the view”
 of 5 bubbles Danutam_12, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with roll top bath for a one off treat (bearing in mind water shortage)”
 of 5 bubbles 421JennyB, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“romantic, quiet, warm and friendly”
 of 5 bubbles MaxKoen, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The South room is very spacious with a small extra bed - just ask the staff to stay quiet when they're preparing breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyRL, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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