Haggards Hilldrop B&B  Verified Listing

  • Rich in Cultural History, our Farmhouse was orignally built in 1875 and accommodates our Dining Areas, 2 Well Appointed Bedrooms and Offices. in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal , South Africa
    1/46: Rich in Cultural History, our Farmhouse was orignally built in 1875 and accommodates our Dining Areas, 2 Well Appointed Bedrooms and Offices.
  • Aerial View over our Property.
    2/46: Aerial View over our Property.
  • Original Homestead of Famous Author Sir Rider Haggard, who wrote King Solomon's Mines.
    3/46: Original Homestead of Famous Author Sir Rider Haggard, who wrote King Solomon's Mines.
  • Our Rooms all have parking bays allocated closest to your room to make your stay more comfortable and safe.
    4/46: Our Rooms all have parking bays allocated closest to your room to make your stay more comfortable and safe.
  • Our Honesty Bar has history with many a visitor and accommodates an aray of drinks and snack for our guests enjoyment.
    5/46: Our Honesty Bar has history with many a visitor and accommodates an aray of drinks and snack for our guests enjoyment.
  • We have 9 Log Units on the premises and all equipped with Double Beds and stunning views with decks overlooking our Indigenous Forest.
    6/46: We have 9 Log Units on the premises and all equipped with Double Beds and stunning views with decks overlooking our Indigenous Forest.
  • Stunning views over our Forest floor from all our Log Units.
    7/46: Stunning views over our Forest floor from all our Log Units.
  • Hilldrop House is our National Monument and the original Farmhouse built in 1875.
    8/46: Hilldrop House is our National Monument and the original Farmhouse built in 1875.
  • Kingsize Bedroom Interior
    9/46: Kingsize Bedroom Interior
  • Plunger Coffee and Tea facilities are part of our amenities offered.
    10/46: Plunger Coffee and Tea facilities are part of our amenities offered.
  • Triple Room Interior
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  • Deluxe Family Suite - Lounge
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  • Deluxe Family Suite - Bedroom
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  • Deluxe Family Suite - Bedroom
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  • Deluxe Family Suite - Bathroom
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  • Deluxe Family Suite - Kitchen
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  • Deluxe Family Suite - Patio Area
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  • Family Double Room - Bedroom
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  • Family Double Room - Bedroom
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  • Family Double Room - Bathroom
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  • Family Double Room - Outside area
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  • Family Double Room - Outside Area
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  • Deluxe King Room - Bedroom
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  • Deluxe King Room - Bedroom
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  • Deluxe King Room - Bathroom
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  • Deluxe King Room
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  • Rondawel - Outside
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  • Rondawel - Kitchen
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  • Rondawel - Bedroom
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  • Rondawel - Bedroom
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  • Bachelor's - Bedroom
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  • Rondawel - Bathroom
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  • Bachelor's - Outside
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  • Bachelor's - Outside
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  • Bachelor's - Lounge
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  • Bachelor's - Kitchen
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Swimming Pool
Safety Deposit Box
DSTV
No smoking
Braai Area
Aircon
Fridge
Oven
Parking on Premises
Airport Transfers
Garden
Patio
WiFi
Bar
Internet access
Room service
Fireplace
Bath towels
Kitchenette
Selected DSTV Channels
Dining Area
Bedrooms
Laundry facilities
Stove
Full Kitchen
Child friendly
Linen
Tea and coffee facilities
24hr Camera Surveillance
Cleaning service
Microwave
TV

Rich with Industrial Diversity, Newcastle attracts mostly Corporate Clientele. Ideally situated between Gauteng, Durban, the Kruger National Park and the Drakensberg.

As the Original Farmhouse of Sir Rider Haggard, Author of “King Solomon’s Mines”, our Establishment is nestled at the foothill of the Hilldrop Rocky Range.

As the Original Farmhouse of Sir Rider Haggard, Author of “King Solomon’s Mines”, built in 1875 and the focal point of our Bed & Breakfast, many a Corporate and Holiday Visitor has shared the history hereof since 29 July 1995.

Our rooms are inviting with crisp poly-percale linen enhanced by the rich colours of Persian and Kelim carpets. Each Bedroom walks onto a patio or balcony with Garden or Forest views. Secure parking on premises for each room makes unpacking a breeze.

Our 3 Hectare Indigenous Forest hosts an array of birdlife which surrounds the Honesty Bar and Swimming Pool. The Braai Lapa is available for private use and a favourite meeting place.


Property Facilities:
Car wash, Outdoor Pool, Wireless Internet, Laundry on Request, Honesty Bar / Pool Table, Secure Parking at all Rooms, Breakfast Served 7 Days a Week, Dinner Served by Arrangement Only, Electronic Entrance to Premises for Security and Generator Back-up from 5:30am to 10pm.

Area Information:
Newcastle is the third largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, with a total population of 363,236 citizens as per the 2011 census. 56,144 of these citizens reside in Newcastle West, whilst the balance of the population reside in the townships of Madadeni and Osizweni, which form Newcastle East. Newcastle is located in the north west corner of the province along the Ncandu River and is one of the country's main industrial centers, encompassing four industrial zones. Newcastle covers an area of approximately 222 square kilometres, and has a population growth rate of 0.87%, ranking the Newcastle area as South Africa's tenth largest city.

In Room Facilities:
Wardrobe, Air-conditioned for Heating and Cooling, En-suite Bathroom, Desk/Workspace, Polypercale Linen, Double/King/Twin Beds, Private Entrance/Balcony, Coffee/Tea/Hot Chocolate and TV with DSTV Hotel Package.

Attractions:
4km from City Center, 2km From Health Club, Historical Monuments, 1km from Blackrock Casino, 2km from Newcastle Mall, 30 Minutes to Battlefields, 5km from Newcastle Airport, 8km from Newcastle Golf Club, 80km from The Big 5/Nambiti Game Park, 25km to Ntshingwayo Dam/Parks Board.

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Property Type Bed and Breakfast
Conditions

Check-In Time: 14h00 PM

Check-out Time: 10h00 AME
Early Check-In Charge: R 300.00 Before 12h00
R 150.00 Between 12h00 - 14h00
Late Check-Out Charge: R 150.00 Per Hour Until 12h00
Full Daily Rate From: 12h00

BREAKFAST TIMES
Monday - Friday: 06h30 - 09h00
Saturday & Sunday: 07h30 - 09h00
Public Holidays: 07h30 - 09h00

DINNER TIMES
Monday - Thursday Only: 18h15 - 19h30
Weekends: Dinner Vouchers Available for Spur
Dining Areas: Dining Room / Bar / Room Service
Booking Essential-Contact Reception

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday: 06h30 - 19h30
Fridays: 06h30 - 18h00
Saturday & Sunday: 07h30 - 12h00

SMOKING COMPLIANCE
In compliance with the new smoking regulations, all rooms are non-smoking areas for our guests' comfort. Your consideration in this regard will be greatly appreciated. If not you stand liable to a minimum fine of R500 per room and/or prosecution.

FULLY LICENSED
No alcohol or beverages to be brought onto the property.
We have an Honesty Bar which is Self-Service and billed to your room.
Key provided with your Room keys for access in case the Bar is locked.
Please take note of signage at Bar for further info.

DAMAGES
You will be held responsible for any damages, breakages to or loss of property belonging to Haggards on Hilldrop inflicted by you during your stay. Owners/Management will not be held responsible for loss, damage or injuries sustained to you on/at our premises.

Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
For more info Contact Host
About the Host Member since 18 Feb. 2009

Reviews

alet le roux
26 July 2017

stunning place, friendliest staff, awesome service

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Newcastle Reviews

Flip Du Preez
04 February 2019

Very nice out of city place. People are real and friendly.

Superb. 5 out of 5
nEWCASTLE OFFICE SHOP (pTY) lTD
30 January 2019

Newcastle is the ideal stopover from Kruger Park to Durban or Drakensburg. Halfway between Richards Bay and Johannesburg.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Madubula Mabuza
30 November 2018

Relaxing and access to centers is so convenient.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Thulani Jili
24 July 2018

For along time I was under the impression that Newcastle was about coal and steel mines. Newcastle tourists places and the warmth of the people.

Superb. 5 out of 5

Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Battlefields Route