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.
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.
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.
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.
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.