Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast

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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
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Harrow Hill Guest Farm has moved to a quiet suburb in Howick and is now called Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast.

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Howick:
Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast is an elegantly furnished English home providing bed and breakfast facilities, in a quiet, luxurious and peaceful haven.

The Bed and Breakfast has lovely bedrooms with full bathrooms, a guest sitting room, pool, interesting books and antiques. Visitors are treated as friends. Wifi, laundry. Centrally situated. Grading 3 stars.

Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast is approximately 3 km from Amber Valley and around the corner from the Howick hospital. We are a member of the Midlands Meander arts and crafts route. It is only a short drive to the magnificent Karkloof hills, Howick Falls and Midmar dam and we are in close proximity to many excellent restaurants.

Directions:
Take the Tweedie/Howick North turnoff on the N3. Take the first turning right into Mansfield Road after the first traffic lights, and the 2nd left into Doveton Place.

Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast Accommodation:
Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast has four large bedrooms with either a queen size or two single beds. 2 bedrooms are ensuite and 2 bedrooms have private bathrooms. There is a guest sitting room, interesting books and antiques as well as free WiFi access to the Internet. Visitors are treated as friends.

Hair dryers, fans and heaters are provided in the rooms. In addition, a laundry service is available to guests.

We have DSTV for the cricket and rugby fans. Log fires in winter and at any excuse! We offer early morning tea and coffee in lovely old china cups and silver teapots.

Rooms contain:
Hair dryers
Fans
Heaters
En-suite or private bathroom
Complimentary WiFi Internet access

Additional Services:
A laundry service is available
Secure off-road parking

English or Continental breakfasts are served each morning at times to suit guests. There is a buffet of cereals, fresh cheese, preserves, bacon and eggs and fresh items from the local bakery. Fresh fruit juices, tea and coffee are also provided.

Activities and Things to Do in the Area:
Sit back and relax in our peaceful garden, swim in our big crystal clear swimming pool. In short - the perfect place to relax yet close enough to be energetic if you wish to take part in some activities.

In the aurrounding areas of Howick:
Harrow Hill B&B is in close proximity to a host of exciting activities to suit the tastes of the whole family. Nearby is Midmar Dam and Nature Reserve, Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve and Karkloof Falls, all of which provide a wonderful setting for days out in the open, with boating, skiing, fishing, game viewing, and picturesque spots for braais and picnics. The Midlands Meander is the heart of the arts and crafts community of the Midlands and along its trail you will come across artists, potters, restaurants, studios and galleries to mention just a few.

Explore the Karkloof indigenous forest from a different angle with Karkloof Canopy Tours whose fabulous canopy tours provide a look at the forest from above. There are several Golf courses in the area, including Sakabula Golf Club, Howick Golf Course, Victoria Country Club and Boschoek Golf Club. Hiking trails and horse riding can be arranged and of course what better way to see the scenic views than by bike?

Howick Mountain Biking
Step out of our entrance gate and you`re on the trail! No driving to the start of the trail!

Tucked away in a dip less than a stones throw from the busy N3 in the Natal Midlands lies the little town of Howick. It is all hustle bustle but unassuming, old school and filed with farm vehicles and people. Over the rise in the bordering Sappi forests lies the secret network of some of the most awesome single track that you will find in SA. Laid out in the form of a fan from the highest point in the area is a selection of singletrack from smooth flowing forest lanes to gnarly rock gardens that will make you clinch or break your teeth depending on your skill level.

The Howick trail system has been setup and controlled by the Howick Mountain Bike club. This mountain bikers paradise is not well known, not because it is hidden but rather due to its low key nature.

Howick Mountain Biking is a specialist Mountain Bike "Club" formed for those who are passionate about Mountain Biking. We are located in Howick in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands of South Africa and do most of our riding in the plantations between Howick and the Karkloof. Technical singletrack is where we are at and to this end we have laid out over 30km of tracks, varying from gentle terrain and tree lined paths to attention grabbing sections that are aptly named Suicide Slide, The Face, Rushalot and Pines.

Howick MTB Club has numerous club activities and schedule regular club rides. Although we love singletrack, we cater for all levels of riders. We ride hard, we have fun, and we simply revel in Mountain Biking!

Cancellation Policy:
*Less than 7 days forfeit 100% of booking value
*8 - 14 days forfeit 75% of booking value.
* 15 - 21 days forfeit 50% of booking value.
* 22 - 28 days forfeit 25% of booking value.
Facilities & Services available:
Laundry Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Restaurant
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Parking (off-street - covered)
English
Other Language
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Directions:

From Johannesburg (N3)
Take 107 off ramp to Howick North.
Turn Left at 4th traffic light into Karkloof Rd.
The farm is 4km on a tar road from corner in Howick on the right hand side.

From Durban (N3):
Take 617 off ramp to Howick.
When in Howick turn right at 3rd traffic light into Karkloof Rd.
The farm is 4 km on a tar road from Howick on the right hand side.

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Rooms and Units Available at Harrow Hill Bed and Breakfast

Standard Rooms
Amount of units/rooms available: 4
Maximum Persons per: 2
Latest Reviews
We found Harrow Hill a lovely, warm & welcoming place. A great place to start winding down on your way to your final destination. We will certainly return.
Venter Apr 2010
Very peaceful, lovely rooms. Carolyn is a wonderful host.
Tanya Bothma Apr 2009
Very impressed with everything. made to feel totally at home. No question, deserves a 100% rating. Caroline is a perfect host and a lovely lady.
Russel Wolpe Feb 2009