ZAR 750 per night
ZAR 750 per night
A Stones Throw Bed and Breakfast, Grahamstown, South Africa

A Stones Throw Bed and Breakfast

Grahamstown, South Africa - 9 Stone' S Hill, Route 67, Port Alfred Road

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Description - Bed and breakfast

A Stone's Throw B&B accommodation offers country living only 4km's from the city centre of Grahamstown, the heart of Frontier Country. A warm welcome awaits you at A Stone's Throw, the perfect travellers stopover in Grahamstown Africa's Festival Capital and City of Saints. A Stone's Throw B&B is situated in a tranquil country setting with the advantage of accessibility to the main centre of Grahamstown, as well as Thomas Baines Nature Reserve. The beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga and Port Alfred are nearby and the Great Fish River Game Reserves, Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth are just over one hour away. A Stone's Throw B&B is situated "a stone's throw" from the main centre of Makana.

A Stone's Throw B&B is ideal for visitors to the wide variety of attractions historical and educational in Grahamstown including, Rhodes University, Kingswood College, St Andrews College, The Diocesan School for Girls, Artificers Square, the old artisan quarter with many restored original houses which reflect a number of 1820 Settler architectural styles. The Botanical Gardens, 1820 Settlers National Monument, Fort Selwyn, Gunfire Hill, used as a lookout point for the garrison in early Grahamstown years. Albany History Museum, Selmar Schonland Herbarium, a pressed plant library. National English Literary Museum & Bookshop, Observatory Museum. The Observatory is a unique multi-storeyed 19th century Victorian shop and home which is now a museum. Visit the Egazini Memorial one of the first township based heritage sites in South Africa. The Memorial marks the event of the Battle of Grahamstown which took place in 1819. Don't forget the students "night-life" including some wonderful restaurants and viby pubs and much much more.

Located roughly halfway between the Garden Route and Kwa-Zulu Natal, 2km's off N2 on the R67 to Port Alfred. (see map)

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The space
  • Property type: Bed and breakfast
  • Guest rooms/units: 6
  • Year built: 2004
  • Public classification: 3
Bed and breakfast accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 750 (South African Rand)

Rondavel Standard Twin
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Bed and breakfast amenities

A Stone's Throw B&B is ideal for visitors to the wide variety of attractions historical and educational in Grahamstown including, Rhodes University, Kingswood College, St Andrews College, The Diocesan School for Girls, Artificers Square, the old artisan quarter with many restored original houses which reflect a number of 1820 Settler architectural styles. The Botanical Gardens, 1820 Settlers National Monument, Fort Selwyn, Gunfire Hill, used as a lookout point for the garrison in early Grahamstown years. Albany History Museum, Selmar Schonland Herbarium, a pressed plant library. National English Literary Museum & Bookshop, Observatory Museum. The Observatory is a unique multi-storeyed 19th century Victorian shop and home which is now a museum. Visit the Egazini Memorial one of the first township based heritage sites in South Africa. The Memorial marks the event of the Battle of Grahamstown which took place in 1819. Don't forget the students "night-life" including some wonderful restaurants, viby pubs and much much more.

Breakfast (extra charge) Childcare or babysitting Children permitted Gardens Laundry/valet service Linen included Parking (free) Pool (outdoor) Tour/sightseeing assistance

Room amenities

A Stone's Throw B&B, Grahamstown, offers comfortable and affordable hospitality. Accommodation available in our rondavel, cabins, family room and guest room.

Log-Cabin: This is special. Ourcabins are set in the thorn-tree garden, ideal for families and groups. Consists of a double room, a twin loft bedroom (double volume), open plan seating/dining/equipped kitchenetteopens onto a lovely wooden deck overlooking an expansive view.

Rondavel: Tucked away on our hillside this cozy, sunny, private rondavel has spectacular views, king bed ensuite with great ambience, adjacent to a self-catering open-plan kitchenette.

Ekhaya: This is a comfortable snug room for two. Double Bed, separate entrance and en-suite with shower. Family Room: Opening onto a spacious garden setting with gorgeous view our family room is ideally set up to cater for mom, dad and the kids, with twin beds and a double bunk as well as being adjacent to a self-catering open-plan kitchenette, great place to unwind and let the children enjoy the spacious country setting.

Coffee/tea maker Ensuite Fax service Hairdryer Internet access Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes Maid service daily Microwave Mountain view rooms Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Refrigerator Showers without bath Television Television (cable/satellite) Toiletries complimentary Wake-up calls


Neighborhood

A Stone's Throw B&B accommodation offers country living only 4km's from the city centre of Grahamstown, the heart of Frontier Country. A warm welcome awaits you at A Stone's Throw, the perfect travellers stopover in Grahamstown Africa's Festival Capital and City of Saints. A Stone's Throw B&B is situated in a tranquil country setting with the advantage of accessibility to the main centre of Grahamstown, as well as Thomas Baines Nature Reserve. The beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga and Port Alfred are nearby and the Great Fish River Game Reserves, Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth are just over one hour away. A Stone's Throw B&B is situated "a stone's throw" from the main centre of Makana.

Points of interest
  • Albany Musuem 4km
  • Restuarants 4km
  • Rhodes University 4km
  • Skydiving 9km
  • National English Literary Museum 4km
  • Golf 6km
  • Cory Research Library 4km
  • Tennis 5km
  • Shopping 4km
  • Cinema 5km

Food and drink
Eating out
Spur
Cock House
French Quarter
Kfc
La Trattoria

Policies
Price details

ZAR 750 - 1,050 per night (South African Rand)

Room basis

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCardAmerican Express

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

payment in full to confirm reservations. 50% non-refundable deposit. Full charge for non arrivals.

Location - Bed and breakfast

9 Stone' S Hill, Route 67, Port Alfred Road
Grahamstown
Eastern Cape (Province of Eastern Cape)
South Africa  6140

Latitude: -33.33362, Longitude: 26.5635

How to get there

Travelling on the N2 away from Port Elizabeth towards King William's town, when you get to Grahamstown carry on straight approx 1km to the Route 67 Port Alfred Road bypass,
Turn right into the R67 Port Alfred Route (left goes towards George Street) and we are situated 2. 2km's along the road on the right hand side - you will see a suburb sign marking 'STONES HILL' and a 60km speed limit sign, 100 metres along on the right hand side - a green and white reflective sign post with A Stone's Throw B&B and aloe emblem marks the spot. Please call in at the main house first along the main driveway. Detailed printable map of directions available on website

Car, local shuttle available for hire.

Nearest airport: Port Elizabeth 120kms